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Elkhorn Handi Van success

Elkhorn Handi Van success

When a hail storm hit Elkhorn and severely damaged the Elkhorn Handi Van, the community sprang into action to replace it. Recently the Elkhorn Handi Van committee completed its fundraising goal of $73,000 along with some extra revenue.
RCMP assures council regarding property crimes

RCMP assures council regarding property crimes

RCMP Corporal Matt Hipwell had good news for Council at the regular public meeting, August 16. Three males have been charged with thefts or break and enter in Virden and RCMP are optimistic these arrests will reduce the property crimes in the area.
Town of Virden sues Hazco

Town of Virden sues Hazco

The Town of Virden has filed a lawsuit against Hazco Environmental Services for putting the community’s soil and groundwater at risk.
Rodeo sportsmanship and entertainment

Rodeo sportsmanship and entertainment

Virden is cowboy country and considered home for close to 30 local rodeo contestants who competed in Virden Indoor Rodeo, August 19 - 21. This rodeo drew top competitors from across the country.
RCMP Report - August 19, 2016

RCMP Report - August 19, 2016

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 31 calls for service between August 9 and August 15. One false alarm and 10 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. August 9 Report of a suspicious vehicle driving around Virden.

RCMP Report - August 5, 2016

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 123 calls for service between July 19 and August 1. Six false alarms and 52 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. July 19 Report of a fire in Virden.
Code Red - get the app

Code Red - get the app

Code Red approved by Virden and RMs of Wallace-Woodworth and Sifton

Beaverbrook Vimy Prize - Local student wins prestigious scholarship

Jane Harkness of Virden, recently won the Beaverbrook Vimy Prize. Harkness was awarded two weeks in England, Belgium and France from August 7 – 21. Harkness said, “My history teacher; Mrs.
Dr. Louisa Loeb Permit Teachers of Manitoba 12th Annual Reunion

Dr. Louisa Loeb Permit Teachers of Manitoba 12th Annual Reunion

On July 14 some 70 permit teachers, guests and former students gathered at the Viscount Gort Hotel in Winnipeg for the 12th Annual Dr. Louisa Loeb Permit Teachers of Manitoba Reunion.

RCMP Report - August 12, 2016

Staff Sergeant Steve Sumner reported 57 calls for service between August 2 and August 8. One false alarm and 24 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. August 2 Received a 9-1-1 call regarding yelling coming from a residence.