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Miniota By Susan Poppel Deepest sympathy of the community to Dorinda Stamford, Ron and Brenda Ryan, Scott and Sharon Medd and Barry and Bar Stamford and their families on the passing of their Mum and Grandmother Eilleen Stamford.
Music in the Park Wrap Up

Music in the Park Wrap Up

August 20, at Jubilee Stage, Victoria Park, Young at Heart (Toni Schneider, Carla Richard, Janet Yochim & friends) wrapped up this summer’s fourth annual music in the park.
A Shot Above The Rest

A Shot Above The Rest

Cadet Dakota Judd of Virden, Manitoba was the best shot in the six-week Drill and Ceremonial Course this summer. Cadet Judd is a member of 2528 XII Manitoba Dragoons, Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps, Virden, Manitoba.
Pioneer Home Museum - A Map to the past

Pioneer Home Museum - A Map to the past

As a museum employee, I have often found one of the most fascinating aspects of the world’s recent past to be how nations and territories have changed.
Bear in Recovery

Bear in Recovery

“Bear is doing great,” states Veterinarian Carla Loewen. Bear is the little dog who was run over July 19; as told in our July 24 issue, “Generous donors save injured pup”.

Youth Job Centre Closes for the Season

As summer begins to slowly wind down, so does the program at the Virden Manitoba Youth Job Centre (MYJC). As the Youth Engagement Leader, I appreciate the support we received throughout our successful season.

Life at the Lodges

Evergreen Place By Irene Rowand On July 10, Joy Smith went to see Gary and Sandy in Sintaluta, SK. On July 11, they went to Estevan, SK to attend a Celebration of Life for Joy’s nephew Carl Blackstock.
Virden Pioneer Home Museum - Diary of an early Virden woman

Virden Pioneer Home Museum - Diary of an early Virden woman

In days past, journal or diary writing was a popular activity, especially for women, as our collection at the museum shows. Writing in a journal was a way of reminding yourself as you aged about everything you had accomplished.
Housing Complex For The Birds

Housing Complex For The Birds

Charlie and Faye Main, a semi-retired couple, enjoy country living near Virden, amidst tall aspens, and furred and feathered wild life.
Artist launches Virden exhibit at Arts Mosaic

Artist launches Virden exhibit at Arts Mosaic

“The life of an artist is a continuous journey, the path long and never ending.” This quote from Canadian painter and photographer Justin Beckett seems fitting for Morag Minshull Schonken, whose work is on display this month at Virden’s Art Mosaic.
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