Funds have been approved for Phase 2 of the R.M. of Stanley village paving program, which will see newly lain asphalt in Reinfeld, Schanzenfeld and along Road 10N from Highway 32 into Schanzenfeld. The $544,000 borrowing bylaw passed its third reading May 26.About three miles of streets within Reinfeld will be paved this year, while another half a
What began as a youth ministry has become a business, but Borderlands Paintball founders Kevin Hildebrand and Harold Espinosa say they aren’t losing sight of their original goal.Bunker executive director Kevin Hildebrand and Pathway Community Church pastor Harold Espinosa operate Borderlands Paintball, located near Haskett on 15 acres.Hildebrand sa
Eleven U.S. states sued the Obama administration on Wednesday, seeking to overturn a directive from the federal government this month that public schools should allow transgender students to use the bathroom matching their gender identity.
There are few hills to worry about in Southern Manitoba, but over 20 Winkler-area cyclists are getting ready to tackle the mountains this summer for Children’s Camps International.The second ride to benefit the faith-based non-profit will see participants pedal from Banff, Alt. to Jasper, 300 kilometres away.The group will make the trip July 10-13.
South Central Cancer Resource has another $2,000 for their transportation program after receiving a portion of last year’s Morden Elks raffle proceeds.Morden Elks head Charlie Hildebrand and treasurer Fred Stock presented the centre with the funds May 19.“We thought it would be a good thing to give money to,” Hildebrand said. “We have some members
With Environment Canada forecasting sunny skies for the majority of the May long weekend, CAA Manitoba shares a few important tips for motorists to ensure the safety of all road users over the holidays.
CARMAN - It’s a sure sign that spring is here and summer is just around the corner.
Jonathan Niemczak, president of the Pride Winnipeg Festival, came to Morden on May 14 to talk about the history of the LGBTTQ* community and issues facing the community. Pride Winnipeg uses the acronym LGBTTQ* as an umbrella term to recognize identities such as, but not limited to: lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, queer, questioning, inte
More details have been released around the recent acquisition of Pembina Valley Containers by Winkler’s Penner Waste. Jake and Barb Penner, who took over the Morden-based company as of May 1, released a statement May 13.“Penner Waste is well known for great customer service with their waste and recycling bins,” the release stated. “Being an industr
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pushed back on Friday against renewed calls for him to release his tax returns before the election, saying the rate that he pays is "none of your business."
The Carman-Dufferin Planning District is reminding residents that they need to puchase a permit in order to put up a temporary car shelter or tarp shed.
Researchers who dove hundreds of times into a sinkhole beneath the brown murky waters of Florida's Aucilla River have retrieved some of the oldest evidence of human presence in the Americas including stone tools apparently used to butcher a mastodon.
Planes and helicopters soared through the sky north of Winkler on May 7, thanks to some talented pilots.The Winkler Wings RC Flying Club hosted their Spring Fun Fly, a chance for the public to check out the skills and passion of local RC flying enthusiasts.Club secretary Rick Waldner said they always hope to recruit new members.“We want to bring aw
A drug seizure in Winkler brought local police a drug they don’t normally see. In addition to crystal meth, marijuana, cash, cell phones, and drug paraphernalia, police seized Hydromorphone, an opioid pain medication.
It’s been a busy week and a half for Manitoba’s new Minister of Infrastructure, and with his regular MLA duties, cabinet post and a spot on the treasury board, Midland MLA Blaine Pedersen has a chock-full schedule ahead of him.
The Dufferin Ag Society is introducing a brand new event to its line-up this summer and organizers are hoping it will breathe new life – and bring back a bit of old glory – to one of the oldest fairs on the prairies.
Postmedia Network CEO Paul Godfrey warned MPs Thursday that the newspaper industry in Canada is in peril and urgently needs some form of government help.
Morden-Winkler MLA and Finance Minister Cameron Friesen is learning just how exciting and challenging his new responsibility is. “When people told me that as a new minister my schedule would be morning to night, I thought it was a figurative expression,” he said.
More details have emerged on how the multi-million dollar Gordon Wiebe Scholarship Fund will operate, Winkler Community Foundation president Chris Hildebrand said at a recent celebration honouring the fund and its founder May 5.The fund was unveiled in January after the foundation announced a $2.2 million donation from the estate of late pharmacist