Fall is here and it’s also time for another Roland Pumpkin Fair.
The life of 90-year Leonard Siemens spans oceans and leaves in its wake a string of universities and agriculture faculties he helped grow, mission trips he embarked on and articles he wrote, ranging from his personal travels to in depth analysis of food supply issues, poverty and international development.
The Morden Paddle Club is hoping some time with the big screen will go a long way to making the club more self-sufficient.
The halls of J.R. Walkof Elementary were empty Sept. 19 as students and staff turned out for this year’s walk in support of Katie Cares.
Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen was appointed the Opposition House Leader Sept. 15, and Bergen said she see’s it as a challenge and an opportunity.
Morden has a new bar to reach after the 2016 Parkinson SuperWalk brought in an estimated $39,120 at the initial count.
Robertson College is advertising a Health Care Aide course in Carman this fall, and the Carman-Dufferin Economic Development officer is looking for public feedback about offering more opportunities like this in the future.
The last two years have seen Morden’s Parkinson’s Superwalk bring in record or near record numbers, and Lenore Laverty is hoping to keep up that streak.
20 different cultures were represented at the 3rd annual Culture Fest at the Bethel Heritage Park in Winkler on Sept. 10.The booths at Culture Fest featured food, clothing, and other culturally significant items from the 20 different cultures.
A survey may be the first step in boosting the population of the R.M. of Pembina, according to the local development corporation.
The temperature is falling and leaves are starting to turn, but Manitou turned out for one last hurrah of summer with the annual Honey, Garlic & Maple Syrup Festival, one of the last community festivals before autumn sets in.
Records were broken at the 14th annual Head for the Hills fundraiser for Eden Foundation, Sept. 10. Director of Development, Earl Reimer said they had a record number of participants in the event that offered cyclists a 36 km ride through the hills (on trails or roads). “We had 221 cyclists,” he said.
Local artists got their due over the weekend Sept. 10-11 as both their work and studios were on display corner-to-corner across the region.A total 35 stops were open for visitors during the 2016 Pembina Valley Studio Tour, with some locations reporting record visitor counts.The Miami Railway Museum became a hot spot over the weekend with over 300 v
The Morden Legion is celebrating 90 years of the organization with a week of activities Sept. 18-14.
An Edmonton company is giving people from Southern Manitoba a chance to walk down (or more accurately fly over) memory lane.
Classes are back in across the province, but a party was the first order of business for students at Northlands Parkway Collegiate.
A 52-year-old Morden man is facing charges after reporting a terrorist attack was to take place during the 2016 Corn & Apple Festival.
Winkler will be getting a new outdoor basketball court. Construction is already underway on the project, situated beside the skate park on 15th Avenue. The project is expected to be completed for July 1, 2017.
The empty placeholder in front of Morden’s eastern mosasaur entrance will soon have a new slogan. The city has announced a contest to decide the sign’s future contents by popular vote.