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Out With the Old, In With the New

Out With the Old, In With the New

The new RM of Wallace-Woodworth office building made its official debut July 24, when Denis Carter, Wallace-Woodworth Reeve, cut the ribbon, making opening day official. The plans for the RM building had been in the works for a while.

RM of Sifton - July 31, 2015

The regular meeting of the Council of the Rural Municipality of Sifton was held in the council chambers in Oak Lake at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 14.
Locals Helping Locals

Locals Helping Locals

Onlylocalfood.com is back on the radar and slowly crawling its way across prarie Manitoba. They’ve caught the eyes and ears of many local farmers around the Virden area.
Rolling Power Outages

Rolling Power Outages

Starting Wednesday morning July 29, Manitoba Hydro began advising the public of small, 30-minute power outages. These outages were to occur along the TransCanada Highway from Portage la Prairie and Deleau, until July 30.
Action at Virden Draft Horse Show

Action at Virden Draft Horse Show

Seventeen exhibitors from all over Manitoba and Saskatchewan showed Belgians, Clydesdales and Percheron horses. See below for more photos! For two full days, the horses showed on the line and in harness. There were nearly 70 horses.
Car Club Meet

Car Club Meet

It was a meeting of East and West classic car owners recently at the Elkhorn Auto Museum.
Western Weekend

Western Weekend

The annual Weekend in Elkhorn will be taking place the first weekend in August. This event is put on by the Elkhorn Elks with different community groups taking part and looking after certain areas.
Pipestone Creek Receives Funding

Pipestone Creek Receives Funding

Wednesday morning, Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, announced big news to rehabilitate Pipestone Creek.
Awareness Unity Ride

Awareness Unity Ride

Horse riders from Birdtail Sioux travelled along Highway 83 to Virden and onward to Canupawakpa, to raise awareness for drug abuse. The ride was held from July 14 to 17.
Elkhorn Fair

Elkhorn Fair

In 1893 when they had held the first Elkhorn agricultural fair who knew that 122 years later it would still be going. The 122nd event was held recently at the fairground site on the west side of the village.
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