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Candace Derksen

Big Changes Coming To Electoral Boundaries In The Region

Some significant changes are in store for electoral boundaries in our region. The Manitoba Electoral Divisions Boundaries Commission has submitted its final report with changes to boundaries in 56 of ... read more..

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Candace Derksen

Emerson MLA Disappointed MB Left Out Of Federal Asylum Seekers Compensation Plan

The MLA for Emerson says he is shocked the federal Liberals plan to compensate Quebec residents they say have been impacted by the flood of asylum seekers coming into Canada through that province from... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Shopping In-Person Still Popular Choice Despite Rise Of Online

While the rise of online shopping has had a significant impact on Canadians' Christmas shopping habits, recent data suggests buying from traditional brick and mortar shops is still popular. According... read more..

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Dean Penner

Water Co-op Is Ready For Drought Situation

The board of directors for the Permian Valley Water Co-op has approved its first ever drought plan. The plan took about a year to complete and will provide direction to the utility during drought per... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Morden 2019 Budget Delayed Due To Lack Of Staff

The City of Morden has announced its presentation of the 2019 financial plan has been postponed. The plan and public meeting were originally scheduled for December 17, however, with a new council and... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Still No Answers On Future Of Plum Coulee Policing Deal

The future of policing services in Plum Coulee remains in limbo as the deadline for the current agreement draws closer. The deal, which puts Plum Coulee under the jurisdiction of the Altona Police Ser... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Morden/Winkler Earning Reputation For Hosting Major Tournaments

Morden and Winkler are sharing hosting duties for another major sporting event. Next November the region will host the National Women's Under-18 Hockey Championship, a first for Manitoba. "Maybe we c... read more..

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Candace Derksen

Golden West Portage Station Receives Email Bomb Threat

Harland meeting with RCMP after evacuation was called off. Manitoba RCMP are investigating email threats that were sent to multiple community businesses Thursday throughout the province. The email th... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

A Christmas Celebration Of Culture

The Christmas season is a time to celebrate family, friends and enjoy plenty of food. The City of Morden and Regional Connections wanted people in the region to experience the unique cultures and fla... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Week-Long Carman Boil Water Advisory Rescinded

On the evening of Dec 4, a boil water advisory was issued for the Town of Carman due to turbidity levels (cloudiness) in the water. This morning the go-ahead to lift the advisory was given by Drinking... read more..

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Candace Derksen

Altona Woman Charged After Nearly A Decade Of Alleged Embezzlement

A 40 year-old woman from Altona is facing multiple fraud charges. File photo. A 40 year-old woman from Altona is facing multiple charges following an extensive fraud investigation by the Altona Polic... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Enjoying Holiday Meals And Treats Without Sacrificing Your Health

This is the time of year filled with work banquets, family gatherings, and other get-togethers right through to the new year, with food a huge focus at most of those events. Jody Chanel, a registered... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Former Altona Mayor Named To Water Management Body

The province has named Melvin Klassen to the Red River Basin Commission board of directors. The former mayor of Altona fills a position that has been vacant for about three years. The Red River Basi... read more..

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Pam Fedack

BLSD Discontinues Spring Break International Travel Clubs

Students and teachers in Border Land School Division will have to find a new way to see the world. Trustees have voted to discontinue school-sanctioned international travel clubs that are commonly re... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Winkler Cheer Board Delivers Record Number Of Hampers (VIDEO)

Approximately 400 families will have received a Christmas hamper last night through the Winkler Cheer Board. Cheer Board's Kim Ewert notes the number of applicants is up drastically from 340 hampers ... read more..

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Ryan Funk

First Cannabis Retail Store Coming To Morden

Morden will be one of the first communities in the region to see the opening of a retail cannabis store. Currently, the new location owned by META Cannabis Supply CO. is under renovations in Morden's... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Keep This A Crime Free Christmas

AN RCMP officer is offering a few tips to try and make this a crime-free Christmas for everyone. Community Constable Dennis Redikop says there are a few simple things we can do. For example, if you a... read more..

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Pam Fedack

S.E.E.D. Members Lay Out Strategic Plan

The board of directors for S.E.E.D., the newest economic development group based in Altona, has hammered out a mission and a set of priorities following a strategic planning session. Now, members are ... read more..

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Dean Penner

New Waste Diversion Site Finished

Ratepayers delivering waste material to the Altona/Rhineland landfill will soon notice some changes. Construction on the waste diversion site at the landfill has been completed and approved for use. ... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Operation Christmas Child Offers 'Eye Opening' Experience To Local Volunteers

A group of women from Rosenort has returned from volunteering at the Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Distribution Centre in Calgary. For Erika Friesen and Christal Dueck, this was a first time expe... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Winkler Police Adding New Roadside Test For Cannabis

Winkler Police Service has received a new instrument for detecting THC levels in drivers. Police Chief Ryan Hunt says the road-side device tests saliva. Readings of five nanograms or higher carry an ... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Morden Area Foundation Celebrates Silver Jubilee And Awards Over $20,000

With what started as a $1,000 donation, the Morden Area Foundation (MAF) is now celebrating 25 years of giving back to the community. Their endowment has since grown exponentially to a total of $1,761... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Police Negotiate With Armed Man In Winkler Park

Winkler Police officers were commended by Chief Ryan Hunt after successfully negotiating with a male armed with a knife Monday evening. Officers were called to a local park Monday at 10:30 p.m to loc... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Big Brothers Big Sisters Helping Jr. Highs Build Support Systems

Go Girls is an after-school program that takes place in Morden, Winkler, and Altona, through Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS). The program is for a group of 10 girls in Jr. High, and runs for seven to ... read more..

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Dean Penner

Altona Town Councillor Wants Greater Transparency

A municipal official in Altona would like to have town council livestream all its council meetings. Jordan Siemens floated the idea to his fellow councillors earlier this month. Livestreaming is a p... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Winkler Lowering Speeds In Light Of Safety Concerns

After years of advocacy, Winkler City Council can finally set speed limits without oversight from the Province. Winkler had undergone numerous back-and-forth debates with the now-defunct Highway Traf... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Province Funding Extended Detox Program For Meth The "Drug Of Choice"

The Province is ramping up meth treatment programs as the drug continues to invade communities. "We find the same thing in all corners of Manitoba, that meth is a concern wherever you go," Health Min... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

House Fire In Winkler Contained To Single Bedroom

Winkler Fire Department responded to a structure fire Monday afternoon. The fire started in a house on Southview Dr. in Winkler. Fire Chief Richard Paetzold says the fire was contained to a single be... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Alternative Ways To Cut Down On Heating Costs

During the winter season, gifts aren't the only hit to your wallet but also your energy bill. According to Manitoba Hydro, the average home heated by an electric furnace spends $1,416 annually. Geot... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Newly Elected Harness Racing President Embracing Industry Transition

Newly elected President, Trevor Williams is taking over the reins from former Manitoba Great Western Harness Racing Circuit (MGWHRC) President, Darryl Mason. "I've owned horses for a number of years.... read more..

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