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Journey through COVID to elect new premier

Journey through COVID to elect new premier

Connecting the Dots: There's no vaccine card required to participate in democracy at the polling stations, just wear a mask and follow instructions there. However, masking was not good enough at a meet-and -greet at Oak Lake with the candidate running to become Manitoba's premier.
Oil Caps show offensive prowess in preseason

Oil Caps show offensive prowess in preseason

During the Manitoba Junior Hockey League preseason, Virden Oil Capitals fans got to see a bit of what their squad will look like before Friday’s regular season opener.
Oil Capitals ready for 10th season

Oil Capitals ready for 10th season

In less than a decade, Virden has gone from not icing a team to having one of the top organizations in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League.
Fun at Harvest Haze

Fun at Harvest Haze

The RM of Pipestone Community Development Corporation recognized the need for a downtown business event since there hadn't been one for quite some time.
The Iron Will of Ironing

The Iron Will of Ironing

Do you know why ironing became so important? It might not be what you think. There were health reasons...
Time to Put a Filling in Truth Decay

Time to Put a Filling in Truth Decay

It’s increasingly rare that Canada’s major political parties agree on anything, especially during the heat of a federal election campaign. Yet, all agree that we should look toward Australia to ensure the long-term commercial viability of Canada’s news publishing business. Why is a strong news publishing business important to Canadians? Simply put, journalism is vital to our democracy.
Virden players have ‘Magic’ on the diamond

Virden players have ‘Magic’ on the diamond

Eight Virden players helped two Westman Magic AAA teams win softball gold last weekend.
Kenton roots honoured at Welsh show

Kenton roots honoured at Welsh show

The two-day Welsh Show that normally takes place on July 1 was held the first weekend of September and it proved to be a great time.
Reston’s Drop In receives support

Reston’s Drop In receives support

Drop-in centres provide a great place for seniors to celebrate special events and enjoy weekly activities. They are very important within communities.
Birthdays, wedding anniversaries and new babies celebrated at Princess Lodge, Miniota, and Evergreen

Birthdays, wedding anniversaries and new babies celebrated at Princess Lodge, Miniota, and Evergreen

Our columnists tell what's going on in the communities and families of Virden and Miniota.