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Steven Sukkau

Winkler Founder Named Top Entrepreneur Under 30

A 22-year-old Winkler resident has been added to a list of the Top 10 Entrepreneurs Under 30. Patrick Benske joins a number of serial entrepreneurs from around the world who've found success as found... read more..

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Candace Derksen

Altona Volunteer Humbled By National Award

A long-time volunteer is encouraged after receiving the Governor General's Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers at a ceremony earlier this month in Ottawa.  "It kind of tells you (that) it matters w... read more..

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Pam Fedack

R.M. Morris Reeve Wants Top AMM Job

After serving 3 terms as vice president, R.M. of Morris Reeve Ralph Groening is making a bid to be the next president of the Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM). "I have had the opportunity ... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Students Take Day To Walk In Their Parents Shoes

Take Your Kid To Work Day is a chance for parents to show their kids an insider's perspective on what their jobs are really like. Grade nine students all across Manitoba participate every year, which... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Sudden Rate Change Forces Winkler Council To Secure New Arena Financing

A last-minute interest rate change left council scratching their heads and searching for a new lender for the Meridian Exhibition Centre. While CIBC was originally chosen as the lender for the $17 mi... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Summer May Be Over But STARS Is Still Out

STARS Air Ambulance continues to save lives daily; from June - August STARS flew 209 missions across the province. In the Pembina Valley alone, STARS has flown 35 missions this year. Manitobans are ... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Piney Says CBSA Wrong To Cut Hours At Local Ports Of Entry

The Reeve of Piney is extremely disappointed in a decision by the Canada Border Services Agency to reduce hours at the ports of entry at the South Junction, Piney and Tolstoi border crossings. The CBS... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Altona Mayor Says Decision Not To Hold Cannabis Plebiscite Wasn't Made Lightly

Altona's new mayor is responding to questions about why the community didn't hold a plebiscite on the retail sale of marijuana in town following the legalization of recreational cannabis nearly a mont... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Seeking A 'Made In Manitoba' Solution For Addictions Treatment

The provincial government wants to treat Manitobans with severe addictions and mental health disorders closer to home and is looking to the private sector to make it happen. Currently, Manitobans req... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Local Habitat For Humanity Hopes To Build In 2019

The grassroots resurgence of Habitat for Humanity in Morden and Winkler was recognized at the Manitoba Legislature recently by MLA Cameron Friesen. "We all know the pride, security, and stability tha... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Winkler Firefighter Hangs Up The Hat After Nearly 30 Years

After 28 years, Myron Derksen is retiring from the Winkler Fire Department. His nearly three-decade tenure began at the age of 21 after returning home from college. While Derksen imagined a long wait... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Goaltender Duane Derksen Flies Into Hall Of Fame

Duane Derksen is the newest inductee into the Winkler Flyers Hall of Fame. "It's truly overwhelming, humbling, and I just feel so lucky," says Derksen, who was excited to see all the old and new face... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Increased Fines To Deter Overnight Street Parking

Morden residents must remain vigilant this winter to avoid potential towing fees.  From October 1 through April 30, cars parked on the street from 12 a.m. to 8 a.m. could be towed, and owners fi... read more..

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Pam Fedack

AMM Not Dropping Lobby Efforts To Restore Provincial Program

While some Southern Manitoba communities continue to discuss the need for the reinstatement of the province's Municipal Road and Bridge program, the Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) is als... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Morden Works To Fill Job Vacancies

In the Manitoba Labour Market Outlook Report for 2018-2024, it predicts continual job growth in the province. Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen says the report shows the labour ma... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Conversation Around Domestic Violence Needs To Continue

November has been declared Domestic Violence Awareness Month, raising awareness on the reality many women are facing. According to recent statistics, a woman in Canada is murdered by an intimate partn... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Ribbon Cut On New Rosenort Fire Hall

$2.5 million dollars later, and nearly six months after the original completion date, the ribbon has finally been cut on the new fire hall in Rosenort. R.M. of Morris Fire Chief, Trevor Dackow, says read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Winkler Flyers Train With Local Firefighters (GALLERY)

The Winkler Flyers were put to the ultimate test recently, gearing up with the Morden Fire Department for some out-of-the-box workouts. Head Coach Steve Mullin explains they were looking for a team-b... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Local Counselling Centre Sheds Light On Workplace Anxiety

Anxiety is the number one diagnosed condition of people dealing with personal issues in the workplace. At a recent lunch-and-learn workshop in Morden, Pembina Counselling Centre Executive Director Pa... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Canada Customs Cuts Hours At Tolstoi, South Junction, Piney

Hours of service are being reduced at Canadian border crossings at Tolstoi, South Junction and Piney. The Canada Border Services Agency says starting November 26th, the hours at Tolstoi will be reduce... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Local Teachers Deploy New Methods To Clearly Illustrate Student Literacy Achievement

A project to make literacy achievement visible and measurable is in to its third year at Ecole Elmwood School in Altona. It's part of a broader effort within Border Land School Division that saw the i... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Nature Sanctuary Chair Calls First Year 'Amazing'

The Discovery Nature Sanctuary has seen resounding success in the community. To celebrate that success and look towards the future, DNS held their first fundraiser dinner Friday night. Though the sa... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

100 Years Of Remembering The End Of The Great War

Remembrance Day marks the formal end of World War I, at the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. Ceremonies and services were held across the Pembina Valley on Sunday.Second Street Ministry ... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Local Athletic Therapist Says Shovel Smarter, Not Harder

A local athletic therapist is reminding people to approach shovelling snow like a workout. "You'd like to do a bit of a warm-up and stretching before you go out," Tim Shantz, owner of Morden and Carm... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Local Dietitian Talks Healthy Vs Unhealthy Fats

Eating healthy can be tricky, especially when we're flooded with contradicting information. Jody Chanel, a registered dietitian with Southern Health-Santé Sud says coconut oil is a prime example. Whi... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Texting Service Saving Young Lives In Manitoba

A free crisis text line saves two young lives in Manitoba every day. Kim Mardero, Manitoba Manager for Kids Help phone, explains the service has enacted a number of active rescues for those actively ... read more..

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Dean Penner

Mayor Confident Commercial Spaces Will Be Filled

The mayor of Altona is optimistic the former Domo Gas Bar building won't sit empty for too long. The business, located at the corner of Centre Avenue and 6th Street Northeast, closed its doors last w... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Remembrance Day Services To Be Held Across Region

Sunday, November 11th will mark 100 years since the formal end of World War I in 1918. On the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, the armistice came into effect. Remembrance Da... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Less Sunlight Means More Than Just Shorter Days

As summer slowly falls further behind, and the days become shorter and shorter, the fall and winter season can be a daunting prospect for some. During the colder months, a form of depression known as... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Political History Teacher Says Division In U.S. Unlikely To Improve

A political history teacher from southern Manitoba says the outcome of the U.S. election this past week is not likely to help bring Americans back together. Michael Zwaagstra, who teaches in the Hano... read more..

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