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Powwow Season 2019

The powwow at White Bear, SK, July 5 to 7 drew more than 300 dancers from communities across the region, including southwestern Manitoba. Organizers say participants came ...

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October 31 at VJH

Interesting critters and celebrities show up at Virden Junior High assembly on October 31. See next week's Empire-Advance for Peace Poster winners!


Snow too soon

A few shots of the shock to the system that arrived in early October to Westman. Moms wearing flip flops in the snow, a kid in a snowsuit carrying an umbrella, bad drivers ...

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Royal Purple awards poster winners

Mary Montgomery Students in Grades 3 and 4 were provincial winners in the Preventing Brain Injuries poster contest. Royal Purple members Shirley Gibson and Linda White ...

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Virden's Canada Day

Armadillo's concert had people out on the grass dance floor in Virden's Victoria Park. Following the parade of floats through town, Mayor Jeff McConnell conducted opening ...

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VJH Excellence Awards

01 Principal's Award winners (l-r) Richard West, Fiona Garcia, Dylan Southam, Rhett Grieve and Carter Hayward. PHOTOS/SUBMITTED 02 Citizenship Winners (back l-r) Cooper...

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High On Ice Winter Festival

Sights of winter and wonder from the 2018 High On Ice Winter Festival in Fort St. John.

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Signs of Spring

An album that celebrates the arrival of spring (finally) 2018. All photos by Virden Empire-Advance staff.


Foggy Day in March

Poor visibility meant a slow, cautious drive for many on this foggy day. But the hoar frost was the consolation prize. Mar. 22, 2018

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Manitoba Winter Games Photo Gallery

These athletes from Virden and across SW Manitoba participated in the Manitoba Winter Games March 4 - 10 in Thompson, MB. Some came home with medals galore, like Virden ...

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