Five new doctors joined the Agassiz Medical Centre staff between May and October this year, a move that clinic manager Karen Chezick says is both in anticipation of coming retirements and an effort to meet the growing demand for family physicians in Morden.
A two-vehicle accident just east of Roland Oct. 26 has left a Winkler man dead.
It has been described as the largest multi- agency emergency training run by the Southern Emergency Response Committee.
A quarter century after picking up a calculator as an accounts payable clerk at the Morden Civic Centre, Garry Hiebert (now director of finance for the city) will be leaving the books to someone else.
Diversitas founder Peter Cantelon says he had hoped for a larger audience during a joint presentation with the Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).
Drivers on Thornhill Street will be getting a visual reminder of traffic light laws after repeated police complaints of vehicles driving through the red light near Maple Leaf School.Offending vehicles have been caught passing through the light directly after children have crossed the street, but prior to the light turning green.“We need people to s
Of the three businesses up for this year’s MBiz Outstanding Small Business Award, two are from the Pembina Valley.Penner Waste in Winkler and Pure Anada in Morden are up against Brandon’s Progressive Sanitation for the province-wide award.The award is given to a nominated business with less than 30 employees.Penner Waste, which recently acquired Pe
The Morden Corn and Apple Festival will have one more laurel to wave as it wraps up its record breaking 50th anniversary season.Morden’s signature community festival will also be the 2016 Morden and District Chamber of Commerce Not for Profit of the Year, the Chamber recently announced.“There’s so many wonderful not for profit organizations, but no
This year’s Morden and District Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year is a former teacher, cancer survivor, and founder of a growing online business and downtown boutique.Marla Fehr-Sinclair, founder of Marni LuHu, will take home the award during the Nov. 9 Chamber gala.“I’m honoured and surprised, I guess, by the nomination and the award,”
Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen says her constituents overwhelmingly want a referendum of electoral reform, and she’s backing up the claim with a recent survey.About 96 per cent of respondents to Bergen’s mass mail out were in favour of a referendum, she reported.A total 646 responses, most commonly from Portage la Prairie and Winkler, were receiv
The documentary Being Greene, about a Moosehorn family suffering from various mental illnesses, premiered to a full house of more than 150 people at Park Theatre in Winnipeg Oct. 5.
Winkler’s string of fire engines doubled as jungle gyms Oct. 12 as the door opened on this year’s fire department open house.It was the third year since the annual event was moved to mid-week, having initially been held over the weekend.“We have our guys out anyway every Wednesday night for drill and we were seeing a decline in attendance on the we
Mayor Ken Wiebe says he is happy with the community response after the recent City of Morden Customer Satisfaction Survey brought in almost twice as many responses as last year.
Alexander Sawatzky and his family are facing what, to many, might seem like their worst nightmare.
Flu shots are on their way to locations across Manitoba after the province launched its yearly influenza control program Sept. 30.
The leaves changing colour is usually the cue to retire watersports for another year, but Morden’s paddling enthusiasts were hoping for one more adventure, even if it was on screen.
School enrolment this year is a good news/bad news scenario, according Western School Division superintendent Stephen Ross.
School breakfast programs are the first stop for Farm Credit Corporation in the lead up to their Drive Away Hunger campaign this year.
The threat of rain didn’t stop riders from jumping in the saddle for the 17th year Sept. 24 at Pembina Valley Bible Camp Ride-A-Thon.