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Downtown Heritage Restoration Planned

Downtown Heritage Restoration Planned

“I've had a love for old buildings...the older the better.” A young Virden woman has taken on one of Virden’s oldest buildings on Seventh Avenue, in the heart of the downtown business district.

BCE acquisition of MTS set to close March 17, 2017

WINNIPEG, MB, FEBRUARY 15, 2017 – (TSX: MBT) Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (MTS) today announced that the Competition Bureau and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) have approved the acquisition of MTS by BCE Inc.
Funds to celebrate the 150

Funds to celebrate the 150

Money on the table
Chrysler Dodge back in town

Chrysler Dodge back in town

Virden a three-dealership town once more
Elkhorn RCL Student Awards

Elkhorn RCL Student Awards

Every year for many years the Royal Canadian Legion has held its annual literary and poster contest for school students to help promote awareness of Remembrance Day and the sacrifices made by Canadian men and women in times of war and peace.
Ag industry receives new facilities

Ag industry receives new facilities

Virden has always been known as the oil capital of Manitoba. Oil however, as most in Virden can attest to, can be a volatile industry.
Another cow shot in Westman

Another cow shot in Westman

Farmers are outraged at finding dead livestock with bullet holes. Last Saturday, Jan. 21 Colin and Ann Hunter, livestock producers in the Rivers/Rapid City area found one of their cows shot dead.
VCI experiences Canada

VCI experiences Canada

The young people of the 21st century have numerous opportunities compared to previous generations. Youth can virtually travel the planet through the internet and social media.
New tech aids Costume Closet

New tech aids Costume Closet

Tradition, history and theatrics are just a few of the things you’ll find at the Costume Closet.
From agriculture to employment

From agriculture to employment

A provincial policy to save agricultural land is running contrary to the growing needs of one of Virden’s homegrown businesses. Trans Canada West Planning District held a public hearing Jan. 18 regarding proposed Bylaw No.