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Candace Derksen

Altona Honours Outstanding Citizens

A lifetime of service was honoured Thursday night as Melvin Klassen was recognized as the 2018 Citizen of the Year by the Altona and District Chamber of Commerce. Following a 34 year career in educat... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

GVSD Board Releases New Mission Statement

Every four years after an election, Garden Valley School Division trustees take the time to review their mission and belief statements. Board Chair Laurie Dyck says this is done to ensure they are st... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Southern Health-Sante Sud Wraps Up 2018-19 Fiscal Year

Southern Health-Sante Sud's seeing some positive numbers, as they wrap up the 2018-19 fiscal year. They're looking at a surplus of over 6.7 million dollars. Vice-president of Finance and Planning Ken... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Winkler Library Showcases Canadian Film With Bite

In recognition of 100 years of Canadian cinema, South Central Regional Library locations showcased Canadian cinematography for National Canadian Film Day. Jess Martens, a clerk at Winkler Centennial ... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Online Auction Raises $54,000 For Childhood Cancer Support Group

After an extraordinary fundraiser last year, the huge success of this year's online auction came as a welcome surprise for the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support Group. Since its inaugural event ... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Access To Open First Innovative Credit Union In Carman

The Carman branch of Access Credit Union (ACU) is looking forward to an exciting future of investment in the community as they plan to move into the former TD Canada Trust building on Main St. The bu... read more..

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Pam Fedack

SCRL Celebrates 2018 Successes, But Dreams Of Expansion

South Central Regional Library (SCRL) serves the second largest rural population in Manitoba with 44,000. However, they're in need of more space in a number of their branches. Director of Library Ser... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Slot Car Racing Provides Cross-Generational Mentorship

Wednesday nights, drag racing and car enthusiasts meet up at the Bunker for some friendly competition, and even character building, by racing slot cars. "We just think it's a really good place to... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Grammy Winners To Headline Winkler Harvest Festival

Grammy winners, Switchfoot, will headline the 2019 Harvest Festival in Winkler. "When the idea of booking Switchfoot came about we didn't think it would be possible, but we made it happen and we're v... read more..

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Dean Penner

Altona's New CDO Is On The Job

Altona's new Community Development Officer is beginning to get a feel for the new position after about a week on the job. Sarah Radmore joined the town's administrative team on April 9 and will be fo... read more..

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Dean Penner

Small Municipal Tax Increase Proposed For RM Of Morris Ratepayers

The Rural Municipality of Morris has presented a $6.2 million operating budget for 2019. The financial plan includes a half percent increase in the municipal tax levy which will raise just over $34,2... read more..

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Pam Fedack

PVHS Encouraged By Financial Support, But Need Volunteer Help

After a successful fundraiser of $6,500 at their 12th annual Sud, Spud, and Steak Night, the Pembina Valley Human Society (PVHS) received additional support from a joint effort of the Morden Area Foun... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Morden, Winkler Police Investigating Business Break-Ins

Local police services are investigating multiple break and enters at businesses around the region. The Winkler Police Service say the owner of a local store reported an attempted break and enter that... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Morden Area Foundation Names 2018 Citizen Of Distinction

Sue Nelson is the Morden Area Foundation's 2018 Citizen of Distinction. However, Nelson says she isn't the only one volunteering for their community. "There are so many people out there doing things,... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Carman Budget Surpasses $7 Million Mark, Small Tax Increase

Carman council has approved a budget increase of nearly $600,000 for 2019, bringing this year's total to just over $7 million. "It was our first budget and we put a lot of thought into it, a lot of e... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Manitou Chase The Ace Winner Takes Home Nearly $27,000

One lucky Manitou resident took home nearly $27,000 this weekend after winning the Manitou Community Chase the Ace. Dale Seymour says the moment he picked the ace was shocking, "it didn't really sink... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Biologist Sharing His Passion For Owls, Science And Conservation

A biologist passionate for owls has been hitting the road to share that passion with others. Dr. James Duncan. After decades of researching the natural history and biology of owls, Dr. James Dun... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Collision Claims Life Of Manitou Woman

A collision on Highway 3 near Manitou claimed the life of a woman Monday. On April 15, at approximately 5:00 pm, Manitou RCMP responded to a collision on Highway 3 at Front Avenue in Manitou. The in... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

UPDATE: STARS Dispatched To Collision Outside Manitou

UPDATE: Manitou RCMP respond to two-vehicle fatal collision On April 15, at approximately 5:00 pm, Manitou RCMP responded to a collision on Highway 3 at Front Avenue in Manitou. The initial investig... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Drain/Pathway Remains Sticking Issue For Local Parents (VIDEO)

Local parents are expressing frustration over a swampy path used by J.R Walkof and Emerado students. Parent Susie Friesen explains every fall and spring the pathway from Chestnut Bay to the greenspac... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Winkler Police Cracking Down On Speeding, Revving Engines

The Winkler Police Service is cracking down on driving infractions including speeding on Main St. Sunday evenings. Last week police handed out several tickets to drivers for offences ranging from spe... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Film Crew Transports Morden's Downtown To The 1960's

Shooting began on Tales from the Loop this week in Morden. The series stars Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Hall who's starred in films such as The Prestige, Frost/Nixon, Iron Man 3 and Ben Affleck's Th... read more..

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Pam Fedack

GVSD Fills Parkland Principal Role, Pine Ridge VP Position

Jason Shephard will take over the role of principal at Parkland on September 3rd.A familiar face will take the reigns as principal of Winkler's Parkland Elementary School this upcoming September. Jaso... read more..

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Pam Fedack

The Life Of Altona Resident Linie Friesen To Be Remembered

Friends and family will gather in Altona today to celebrate the life of Linie Friesen. Friesen passed away late last week at the age of 97, following a brief illness. Friesen was one of four women w... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Liberal Spokesperson Looks Forward To Healthy Debates This Federal Election

A spokesperson for the Portage-Lisgar Liberal Riding Association is pleased to hear that Conservative candidates in Manitoba are looking to ensure healthy debate during the upcoming federal election. ... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Western School Division 2019 Graduation Rate On The Rise

Western School Division's graduation rate data is looking at an increase this year, and the division is excited to see it. "A few years ago the province changed the way that they demonstrate the grad... read more..

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Dean Penner

Red River Not Impacted Significantly By Winter Storm

Last week's winter storm in North Dakota doesn't appear to have much impact on the Red River. After analyzing the storm data, Manitoba flood forecasters are still predicting levels on the river to be... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Leaving Behind A Dog's Business Could Be A Pricey Mistake

With more reasonable weather and the melting of snow, unpleasant sights are becoming more noticeable in Morden. Currently, no fines have been given this season, but Morden is reminding residents to p... read more..

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Pam Fedack

GVSD Creating More Opportunities To Honour Anishinaabe People

The Garden Valley School Division will take further steps to recognize that the division exists on Treaty One land. Board Chair Laurie Dyck says they have approved two Treaty One acknowledgment statem... read more..

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Pam Fedack

MDCC Says "The Provincial Budget Headed In The Right Direction"

Chair for the Morden and District Chamber of Commerce, Michelle Sawatzky, believes the province is heading in the right direction in supporting local businesses. According to Sawatzky some highlights... read more..

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