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RCMP Report - September 2, 2016

Corporal Matt Hipwell reported 80calls for service between August 22 and August 30. Six false alarm and 36 traffic tickets occurred during this time frame. August 22 Report of livestock on Highway 259 near Lenore.
Welcome back to Fort La Bosse

Welcome back to Fort La Bosse

Wow, how the summer has flown by! I hope that everyone has had a good summer. I am certain that most of us are ready to get back into routine again with the start of a new school year.
STARS in Hamiota

STARS in Hamiota

STARS Air Ambulance landed in Hamiota at one minute to midnight, Sunday evening, August 14, in response to an accident in the area.

Horse dies of West Nile

“The odds were certainly not in his favour,” stated Dr. Everett More of the unvaccinated young horse, Manitoba’s second horse to die of West Nile viral infection this year. Dr.
Elkview Lodge - Fourty years young

Elkview Lodge - Fourty years young

Fourty years ago when the mayor of Elkhorn was Bill Bartley, he and his council members saw the need for a village seniors complex and residence that would keep area seniors in the community as active members.
Glock Day at Wolverine Supplies

Glock Day at Wolverine Supplies

At Wolverine Supplies shooting range, north of Virden, John Hipwell and his staff have public demonstration shoots down to a fine art.
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.
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