As many high school students are studying for exams and preparing for final tests, Charlotte Kandt is also preparing to travel to Quebec and compete in a Canada-wide music competition.Kandt has been playing the recorder since she was four and a half years old.
At the end of this month, Christine and Evan Froese will be leaving Morden to bike across the width of the province to raise money to help Evan see. Evan was born with congenital nystagmus, which is a condition characterized by repetitive, uncontrolled eye movement. “I am technically legally blind,” he said.
One man is dead and three people are injured after a pair of motor vehicle accidents on Highway 3 today and yesterday.
June 15 marked World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The yearly, world-wide event aims to start the conversation about elder abuse, a problem that can often be misunderstood and swept under the rug. “This is an issue that isn’t necessarily talked about as much,” Services to Seniors program specialist at Southern Health-Santé Sud Cailin Gagnon said.
Ten outstanding Grade 12 students from rural, northern and urban areas across the province are being recognized for outstanding contributions to healthy living in their schools and communities.
The Town of Carman council's plan to install concrete sidewalks and remove trees in the downtown area has come under fire from some residents and business owners, but the municipality says the work is necessary for better accessibility and safety.
The 2017 Canada Games start on July 28 and run until August 28. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the sporting event, which will see thousands of athletes and tens of thousands of fans converge on Winnipeg.On June 29, the Canada Games Roly McLenahan Torch will be stopping in Morden.
In the months before her death, Martine Partridge wrote a letter to family and friends explaining her decision to seek medical assistance to end her life.
Recreational marijuana may be legal by Canada Day 2018, but Canadians will probably be buying it online, says Ottawa lawyer Trina Fraser.
On June 12, you may have seen a giant red bike cycling around town, raising money for a good cause. The Heart and Stroke Big Bike was in Morden on Monday as part of their campaign to raise money to support critical research and help the Heart and Stroke Foundation try to reach their goal of improving the health of all Canadians.
Despite a lack of funding from the government, the Buhler Active Living Centre is moving forward with plans to open their second floor as supportive housing. The Centre held their grand opening in September of last year, and the eight-storey building includes restaurant-style dining, an exercise facility and activities for residents.
Keeping tabs on a tabby's tail can help pet owners understand their cat's behaviour much better.
On May 31, popular coffee chain Tim Hortons was buzzing with activity as the public came out and bought coffee to send local kids to camp. The yearly event sees 100 per cent of the proceeds from coffee and special Camp Day bracelets go toward sending deserving local kids to camp.
For a Quebec couple who’d just won a $55-million lottery prize, Ann-Marie Francis and Ian Warcup sounded like not much would immediately change in their lives.
The Carman Splash Pad Committee has finalized a splash pad design and is hoping to make a big enough fundraising push to let them start construction this summer.
The kites were flying as part of Morden’s Kite Festival May 26, and Janine North, Coordinator of the Morden Parent Child Resource Centre said they had a great day for it. "We had about 30-40 children, parents, caregivers and grandparents come out to the park,” she said. “It was so great to see.”
A new x-ray clinic opened its doors in Winkler on Saturday May 27. Dr. Denise Vicari owns Heartland Chiropractic in the Norquay Plaza, and now invited the public to help her celebrate the opening of her new venture, Heartland X-Ray. “I’m really excited, because this has been my vision for a lot of years,” Vicari said.
One hundred Army Cadets from across Manitoba embarked on a 10 day trip visiting England and France to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge. The Cadets started off the trip by spending two days in London visiting the Imperial War Museum and Buckingham Palace as well as other popular sights.
Donate Love will benefit from the Morden Spring Craft & Vendor Sale.Organizer Kelsey Enns said they are asking people to bring a tin for the bin to help those in need. The sale takes place June 3, at the Morden Friendship Centre, features free admission and runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.