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Assault in Portage results in serious injury

Assault in Portage results in serious injury

RCMP is seeking the public's help to find the attackers of a man who was left in serious condition
What’s at stake in the Provincial Election?

What’s at stake in the Provincial Election?

CONNECTING THE DOTS: On the cusp of change in leadership in Manitoba, while only members of the Progressive Conservative party can vote at the end of October, there's still a few days left to purchase the $20 party membership, and judging by the Manitoba BLUE in the federal election, many may.
Investigation concluded: less than lethal weapon deescalates potentially lethal situ

Investigation concluded: less than lethal weapon deescalates potentially lethal situ

In February 2020, the Independent Investigation Unit (IIU) concluded its investigation into the injury of a 36-year-old man during his arrest by RCMP in The Pas. The man was injured by a projectile from a “less lethal” firearm.
Oil Caps happy to be back playing

Oil Caps happy to be back playing

Although the Virden Oil Capitals lost both of their games last weekend, the team was pleased to be back playing regular season Manitoba Junior Hockey League contests.
A season in the balance

A season in the balance

The sun sets on a term of office, just two years, for Justin Trudeau.
Derrick Theatre re-opens

Derrick Theatre re-opens

In March of 2020 Virden settled in for a new normal as COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, businesses closed or attendance was very limited. No one knew what the anticipated re-opening would look like, but here it is in September of 2021, 18 months later.
Thompson RCMP investigate sexual assault, ask for public assistance

Thompson RCMP investigate sexual assault, ask for public assistance

Thompson RCMP are seeking the public's assistance regarding a sexual assault.
Manitoba Wildfire Service thanks firefighters from South Africa for efforts on front lines of Manitoba fires

Manitoba Wildfire Service thanks firefighters from South Africa for efforts on front lines of Manitoba fires

The 2021 wildfire season has been one of the most severe Manitoba has experienced since the record-setting season of 1989.
Two highway accidents on Sept. 10 involving RCMP

Two highway accidents on Sept. 10 involving RCMP

A most unusual coincidence on our Manitoba highways saw two RCMP cars involved in accidents.
Softball roundup: U10 win silver, Maulers take gold

Softball roundup: U10 win silver, Maulers take gold

Here are highlights from Virden's baseball during an abbreviated summer season.
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