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Virden Drugs Grand Opening

Virden Drugs Grand Opening

Virden Drugs, formerly operated as Martin’s Pharmacy, has moved to a new location at 310 King St. E., in the mini-mall.. Opening day was Apr. 10, when visiting customers received free coffee and donuts.
Tourism astride horses

Tourism astride horses

Ken Drake and his quarter horse Jackson are preparing to do some serious riding, many miles from home. Drake and his partner Aude Pingard are planning a trip to ride in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri.
Poker Derby cheque presentation

Poker Derby cheque presentation

On Apr. 11 Murray Wooldridge presented a cheque in the amount of $14,134 to Diana Rasmussen, Executive Director/Client Services Coordinator, and Angela Hallam, Client Services Coordinator, for the ALS Society of Manitoba at the Legion in Virden.
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.