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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.
Foundation passes the million dollar mark

Foundation passes the million dollar mark

Virden Area Foundation (VAF) donated $23,292 this spring, surpassing the $1 million donation mark by as much. On Thursday May 21, nine non-profit organizations received donations ranging from $500 to $10,000.
Rodeo weekend wins award

Rodeo weekend wins award

It was a moment, to make Virden proud, as from the back tables of the Sunrise Credit Union Hall, cowboy hats could be seen rising above the crowd.

Prairie View Municipality

Prairie View Municipality regular meeting was held at the Miniota Chambers on May 26. Members present were Clark, Bertram, Butler, Fulcher, Howard, Salmon, Oliver and Wilson (late).
Virden Manitoba Youth Job Centre open

Virden Manitoba Youth Job Centre open

The Virden Manitoba Youth Job Centre is open once again for the summer! Centres across Manitoba are in their 40th year of successfully supporting youth employment in Manitoba.
Sheldon Kennedy to receive Order of Manitoba

Sheldon Kennedy to receive Order of Manitoba

Twelve new members will be inducted into the Order of Manitoba this year, Lt. Gov. Philip S. Lee, chancellor of the order, announced Monday, May 11.

Town budget holds the line

The Financial Plan was presented in a public hearing on May 12. The 2015 mill rates are generally down, but less than a point, which means ratepayers will pay slightly less in taxes this year.
VCI Report - May 22, 2015

VCI Report - May 22, 2015

Spring has sprung at VCI and we’re here again to recap the last two months with you. We’ve been busy! Student Council organized our second spirit week and there was good participation from everyone. Our themes this year were PJ day, St.
Chelsey Weir travels for global health

Chelsey Weir travels for global health

A young woman from Virden has her eye on world health. Chelsey Weir has finished her second year of University in Brandon. Her pre-nursing education has stirred a quest for knowledge about women’s health in Africa.