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Repairs needed for Oak Lake Beach Provincial Park

Repairs needed for Oak Lake Beach Provincial Park

Although dike work has been completed both east and west around Oak Lake Provincial Park, in the R.M. of Sifton, the dam still needs to be reconstructed, explains Reeve of Sifton Rick Plaisier.
Provincial road within an inch of misery

Provincial road within an inch of misery

Between last year and this spring, some 8,000 visitors travelled to Westwood Ranch Garden Centre, says Mark Humphries, proprietor of the family operated business. “ People are sticking with us and coming back,” he says, despite the roads.
Beaver woes in Wallace-Woodworth

Beaver woes in Wallace-Woodworth

Good fences make good neighbours, as the saying goes. But in the R.M. of Wallace-Woodworth, water troubles don’t stop at fencelines.

R.M. of Sifton

The regular meeting of the Council of the Rural Municipality of Sifton was held in the council chambers in Oak Lake at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 9, 2015.
Skate Drive - A Tribute to Zoey

Skate Drive - A Tribute to Zoey

A teen lost her best friend when Saskatchewan figure skater Zoe Lesy, lost her life in the icy Assiniboine River this past March. Now, Shayanne Bear is creating an ongoing memorial to her friend and fellow skater - a tribute that will bless others.

Fort La Bosse School Divison - June 6, 2015

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees was held in the Division board room Monday, May 25. Present were G. Draper; C. Russell; D. Campion; B. Cochrane; L. Irwin; C. Lowes; R. Masson; D. Jamieson; M. Walker; B.

RCMP Report : May 31, 2015

Corporal Ed Riglin reported 135 calls of service between Tueaday, May 19 and Monday, June 1; 78 of these were violations under the Highway Traffic Act, four reported incidents of assault, three suspicious person calls, and seven false alarms to homes
Tribute to Tourism comes to town

Tribute to Tourism comes to town

In a celebratory atmosphere, a couple of hundred people from southwestern Manitoba gathered in Sunrise Credit Union Hall in Virden’s Tundra Oil & Gas Place, for the 12th Annual Tribute to Tourism Awards on Wednesday evening.
Paul Labelle, an everyday hero

Paul Labelle, an everyday hero

Paul Labelle, acting on training he received in high school, took measures which saved Norma Simpson’s life at the scene of an auto accident. For this, Simpson’s doctor, Dr.
XII MB Dragoons Cadet Corps Inspection

XII MB Dragoons Cadet Corps Inspection

For 60 years, the Virden/ Westman community has had an army cadet presence in the area.