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Ordination marks several firsts

Ordination marks several firsts

For the first time, St. Mary’s Anglican Church has ordained a deacon. On June 29, Anna Sproul pledged her faithfulness to that calling, to serve in the church and “to look for Christ in all others, being ready to help and serve those in need”.
Elkhorn Handi-Van Rides Again

Elkhorn Handi-Van Rides Again

On July 4, 2015, a massive hail storm sliced its way through the village of Elkhorn. In its path, it left hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to homes, personal property, animals, and vehicles.

RCMP Musical Ride comming to Virden

The Virden Community Chamber of Commerce (VCCC) presents the RCMP Musical Ride, Thursday, July 14 at the Agricultural Society Fairgrounds. This will be their first time in Virden since 1978.
WDFD Access Scallion Creek

WDFD Access Scallion Creek

Wallace District Fire Department’s training site is expanding. For a water source, oilfield matting is providing a road between the training centre and the Scallion Creek, running north of Virden near the municipal airport.
K-6 Awards at Elkhorn School

K-6 Awards at Elkhorn School

Now that the excitement and pomp of high school graduation week is over it is time for the K-6 grade students of Elkhorn school to have their special day.

RCMP Report: July 1, 2016

Sergeant Ed Riglinreported 56 calls for service between June 20 and June 28. Five false alarms and 11 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. June 20 A false alarm to a building in Virden. A report of a break in at a Kola residence.
Canada Day Celebrations at Elkhorn

Canada Day Celebrations at Elkhorn

Canada Day 2016 in Elkhorn had a few different items this year, and in looking back to last week, they made for a great day in the village and at the newly cleared and fenced grounds at the Elkhorn Auto Museum.

RCMP Report: July 8, 2016

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 73 calls for service between June 29 and July 5. Seven false alarms and 18 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. June 29 An alarm call to a business in Elkhorn.
Virden Celebrates Canada Day

Virden Celebrates Canada Day

Virden and area residents gathered in the beautifully decorated Victoria Park to celebrate Canada’s Birthday.
Shirtsleeve Classic celebrating 25 years

Shirtsleeve Classic celebrating 25 years

This year, there’s a line-up to curl in the event that turned into a weekend of fun in Miniota, for 25 years – curling in the middle of July.