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RCMP Report : May 31, 2015

Corporal Ed Riglin reported 135 calls of service between Tueaday, May 19 and Monday, June 1; 78 of these were violations under the Highway Traffic Act, four reported incidents of assault, three suspicious person calls, and seven false alarms to homes
Tribute to Tourism comes to town

Tribute to Tourism comes to town

In a celebratory atmosphere, a couple of hundred people from southwestern Manitoba gathered in Sunrise Credit Union Hall in Virden’s Tundra Oil & Gas Place, for the 12th Annual Tribute to Tourism Awards on Wednesday evening.
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.
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