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Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

The feature film A Dog’s Purpose is making its way to Virden and surrounding areas August 17 - September 4, 2015. The movie is directed by Lasse Hallstrom (Oscar-nominated director).
Post Office Clean Up

Post Office Clean Up

A few weeks ago the historic Elkhorn Post Office received major water damage, because of a buildup of water on the flat roof. The water builtup caused the roof to give way in spots and flood the vacant apartments above the Post Office.

RCMP Report

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 68 calls for service between August 4 and August 11; 44 of which were under the Highway Traffic Act. Three were false alarms to residences and businesses.

RM 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, August 4.
Graze and Rotate

Graze and Rotate

Monday, August 10 at 9:30 a.m., Dr. Christine Jones, arrived at Larry and Rosemary Wegner’s farm to discuss management techniques that increase levels of soil biological activity, improving nutrient status, moisture-holding capacity,and productivity.
Old Discovery to Be Given New Life

Old Discovery to Be Given New Life

In 1946 Ike Clarkson, an Elkhorn area farmer, started to restore antique cars in his spare time and became very good at it. He had a gift to see the beauty and the potential in older cars of the teens and 20s and 30s.

West Nile in Westman

West Nile virus has struck down a horse in the Westman area. In this fast-moving case, the animal had to be euthanized within 12 hours of the first signs of illness. Dr.
Elkhorn Western Weekend a Success

Elkhorn Western Weekend a Success

The recent Elkhorn Elks Branch No.381 Western Weekend was a great way to start the month of August; with great events, great weather and a great turnout of the public from all over the Westman area.

RCMP Report - August 7, 2015

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 62 total calls for duty between the dates of July 28 and August 3. Twenty-eight of these fi les were under the Highway Traffic Act. Four were false alarms to businesses and residences.
Federal Election

Federal Election

The 42nd Canadian election was announced last Sunday and some candidates in both Brandon-Souris riding and Dauphin–Swan River–Neepawa are promptly declaring their candidacy.