We began the Jan. 11 meeting by making sundaes and exchanging gifts, as our December meeting got cancelled. We had Janelle Chawrun as our guest speaker talking about preparing speeches .Feb. 7-9 were club speech nights.
Donations are being accepted for both families involved in a two car accident March 19, near Winkler. The head-on collision sent all occupants of the vehicles to hospital, with two remaining in critical condition in Winnipeg as of the last update. Accounts have been set up on gofundme.com for the Assani Muhanuzi family and Pete & Lori Friesen.
Students from the Northlands Parkway Collegiate have been raising money all year, and now they want to give it away for a good cause.The Youth in Philanthropy (YiP) program is currently accepting applications from local non-profits to receive a grant of up to $1000.
Despite a cut to their funding, Stanley Soils Management Association (SSMA) finished the year with some positives to report. The RM of Stanley usually provides about one-third of their budget, but it cut funding to SSMA last year in March. “We were kind of wondering how we would survive,” SSMA Technician Richard Warkentin said.
Morden’s Kenmor Theatre was nearly full as a local group hosted an Aboriginal Film Event to kick off a series on reconciliation. Two documentaries were shown from filmmaker Brad Leitch. For Love of a River: Two stories of Loss & Longing is a production of the Interchurch Council on Hydropower.
STARs responded to an accident involving multiple vehicles south of Winkler Sunday afternoon.
It’s cars versus cows.
On March 21, 2017 Safe Communities Carman Dufferin is partnering with Safety Service Manitoba to present a free ATV & Snowmobile Safety Course for both experienced and novice riders.
Refugees who cross illegally into Canada from the United States are exploiting a “loophole” that should be closed, federal Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O’Leary says.
Alec Baldwin's mockery of Donald Trump is turning to the printed page.
It’s been a challenging time for Kat’s Kritters Rescue, which recently moved from the RM of Thompson to its third location in three years. Between unexpected bills, animal health issues and the difficulty of finding volunteers willing to commit themselves on a regular basis, the rescue is actively looking at ways to make sure it remains sustainable
If you want to see your face on the big screen, now's your chance.
The Metropolitan Police Service in London, England is asking people to make sure they’re phoning the right place when they’re looking for Morden Station. That’s after several calls came to the police in Morden, Manitoba.
The Dufferin Agricultural Society has a new president and a fresh vision for the future of the Carman Country Fair.
Carman-Dufferin residents have met twice over the last few weeks to explore the possibility of hosting a multicultural event this year, but while the idea was well received it may never happen if enough people don’t volunteer to organize it.
A car chase, police standoff and a young child packing meth and marijuana were all part of a bizarre chain of events in Winkler, Feb. 22. It all began about 8 p.m. when the RCMP conducted a routine traffic stop on Hwy. 14 near 15th St. in Winkler.
Winkler’s first ever ComicCon drew so many people to Garden Valley Collegiate on Feb. 20, organizer Deb Penner said it was more than she ever could’ve anticipated. “We were feeling a good buzz in the community but [the turnout was] way better than I ever thought, so I’m very happy,” Deb Penner said.
Photographs shown in an Edmonton courtroom Tuesday depict a chaotic crime scene with the blood of six people spilled across a warehouse where a double murder took place in 2014.
A brand new organization in Morden hopes to de-mystify the bee, and become a resource for hobby beekeepers. The Pembina Valley Backyard Beekeepers formed this winter and helped bring in the guest speaker on Feb. 9. “It’s to be a support for other beekeepers,” group member Ken Froese said.