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Monthly Archive

2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 169 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Fundraising begins for assisted living complex

After two years of planning and research, the Turtle Mountain Heritage Development Group (TMHDG) is ready to commit to an assisted living complex. The decision was made recently to start moving on ... read more..

Successful parade and Chamber draws

A nice evening and revamped Chamber draw made for a successful welcome to Christmas on December 11. Double Diamond Farm Supply float won second place, with its home made gingerbread house recycle... read more..

Push continues for prairie soybean crushing plant

The chair of a group trying to entice someone to start a world-class soybean crushing plant in Manitoba is reminding everyone despite the importance of the idea, this is a long-term race. Westman O... read more..

AED defibrillator helps save life at Bowling Alley

They might not be used much, but the Automated External Defibrillators have already shown their value in Boissevain. The one at the curling rink, donated by the UCT, got its first workout on the ev... read more..


Food Pantry celebrates ten years at main street location

Just as the Boissevain Food Pantry celebrates ten years in their current building, their future looks better than it has is a long time. The pantry officially opened its location on South Railway S... read more..

Minto School receives $33,000 for outdoor court

The generosity of a former Minto resident continues to pay dividends on different levels for the community. The Lloyd and Elsie Campbell estate will be giving the community at least $55,000 per yea... read more..


Dog Park finds home on McKay Street

Man’s best friend will soon have his/her own park in Boissevain. In 2016, a group was formed to develop a dog park in the community. Diligent work has resulted in having a site picked on the south ... read more..

Building up, building down on Broadway

An older building is down, while a newer one is coming up on Broadway Street. On Thursday, November 23, the old funeral home was knocked down. The building was purchased by Dan Meaud, who also took... read more..

Legislature honours Prairie Partners

Boissevain’s agency for supporting those with intellectual challenges was given a thumbs up at the highest level in Manitoba. Prairie Partners was in Winnipeg on Monday , November 27 receiving a si... read more..

Changing times mean changes for Donor’s Choice

When Donor’s Choice was introduced in Boissevain in 2002, the purpose was to make the many appeals of different charities into one big canvass. Now, it looks like trends will be making that adjust eve... read more..

Minto cattleman receives judging honour

Years of experience raising and judging cattle were recognized for Bill Campbell at Canadian Western Agribition this year. The Minto native was chosen as a judge for a special cattle show at the ev... read more..


Full house discuss health care future

Regardless of whether or not the task force’s recommendations get forwarded to the Province, no one can accuse the people of Boissevain-Morton of indifference toward the future of heath care in their ... read more..

Historical Canada 150 series features two books by Boissevain author

Julie Kentner has made a unique contribution to Canada’s 150th anniversary in a way that will be remembered for years to come. The Boissevain native, who now serves as a Communications Officer with... read more..

Boissevain photos part of pictorial look at province

After taking a thought provoking look at Winnipeg, it was a natural for Bryan Scott and Bartley Kives to make their next project a peek outside of the perimeter. One of the communities that made the c... read more..


In with the new... New mayor looks to priorities

  The new head of Boissevain-Morton Council is looking to continue the successful work of the municipality until the next election and then see what his future will bring. Veteran Councillor David... read more..

Community Foundation awards grants

Community organizations once again benefitted from the Boissevain-Morton Foundation granting process, and the board is seeing a greater ability to make decisions than in the past. The Foundation he... read more..

Health Care Task Force host community feedback meeting

The Western Manitoba Health Care Task Force, with membership from nine municipalities in southwestern Manitoba, will host a number of community information meetings to present their preliminary recomm... read more..


End of an era as Mayor Anderson steps down

A change in the mayoral chair in 1989 did not look like such a big deal at the time. But here we are in 2017 facing the move again for the first time since. On Monday, Mayor Ed Anderson, after near... read more..

Retired CAO proud of community accomplishments

For more than twenty years, Boissevain-Morton CAO Lloyd Leganchuk was the quiet, steady and determined backbone for community growth and development. He gives credit to everyone involved, but does tak... read more..

Veterans book has Boissevain connection

  Former Boissevain residents Ralph and Barb Shorey have a well-deserved place in a new book about the experiences of World War Two veterans. ‘Oh, Silent Cross’ by Harry McFee, which has the stori... read more..


Winter stops Highway #10 project, 80% complete

Despite the best plans of mice and men, Highway #10 will not be completed in 2017. Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation is finishing up what it can for the winter and planning to get right back ... read more..

Six RV camping spots to be added

With some help from the spot’s founding fathers, Boissevain-Morton is in the middle of addressing “no vacancy” issues at the campground. The Council, along with the Recreation Commission, has been ... read more..

Prairie Partners plan for future ... Building upgrades and service expansion

  A few new people, some developing services and a bit of work to some buildings will help Prairie Partners continue their always-important presence in the community. Shortly after their AGM on Oc... read more..

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