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Overwhelming community support

Overwhelming community support

“This is an amazing community filled with amazing people!” says Jason Wooldridge of Virden. On Mar. 11 a Poker Night fundraising event to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) was held at the Legion in Virden.
Rabies and core vaccinations important

Rabies and core vaccinations important

Three confirmed cases of bovine rabies.
World of Wheels winner

World of Wheels winner

Reston born Travis Bloomer took home two awards and a second place with his 1966 Chevrolet C/10 Fleetside Shortbed in Piston Ring’s World of Wheels. The show took place in the Winnipeg Convention Centre, Mar. 24-26.
Pipestone holding its own against flooding

Pipestone holding its own against flooding

“Everything appears to be holding its own, maybe receding a bit,” stated RM of Pipestone Reeve Archie McPherson. “Due to overland flooding, on the weekend we had 14 roads closed, but we had washouts that have been repaired.
Flooding Big Concern In RM Of Sifton

Flooding Big Concern In RM Of Sifton

Recent flooding along with this year’s accumulation of snow and precipitation continue to be a concern for many. Farmland is being lost with water levels high. Ditches are full to the brim and threaten road structure. Cyril Druwe, Acting Reeve for R.
Public consultation on wait times

Public consultation on wait times

“When we talk about changing the model...it’s because we are spending a whole lot of money on health care in this country and not getting the outcomes we want. We think it’s possible to do it differently and do it better.” - Medical Director of emergency Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Fill the Boots for muscular dystrophy

Fill the Boots for muscular dystrophy

Firefighters camp out on Tim Horton’s roof “ We are doing a roof-top campout for Muscular Dystrophy, at Tim Hortons,” stated Brent MacDonald. I’d like to say that we could raise $5,000.
PC Government ignores evidence, abandons class-size cap

PC Government ignores evidence, abandons class-size cap

Latest move harmful for K-3 students Today’s announcement that the Manitoba government will abandon the Kindergarten to Grade 3 class size cap is “harmful and irresponsible,” says Norm Gould, President of The Manitoba Teachers’ Society.

Town of Virden Council Meeting

With just one council meeting planned for March, Council was chasing the calendar on a tight timeline for a couple of issues at their only public meeting of in February, Feb.14.

Regional economic partnerships announced

Attracting economic investment