Monthly Archive

February 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 18 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

43 years end for Co-op veteran

A chance meeting on the street under interesting circumstances led to a 43-year career for Peter Neufeld. At the end of April 2017, Neufeld will be retiring from his longstanding employer, the now ... read more..

Tearing down an icon

The demolition of the Peace Towers, the iconic feature of the International Peace Garden, started this week. Contractor RTS Shearing of Jamestown, North Dakota, began chewing away at the first of t... read more..

Prairie Mountain Hops hopes to break into emerging industry

A growing hopportunity Although growing hops might look like something new to the area, it is really retuning a product to its native area. Randy and Lyn Tye have started Prairie Mountain Hops and... read more..

Sam Dyck appointed new Rec Director

With a couple of months of work in part of the position behind her, the new acting recreation director will be building on that experience for at least the next six months. Sam Dyck officially beca... read more..

Peace Garden hosts Cross Country Ski Provincials

Skiers from across Manitoba and Ontario travelled to the International Peace Garden to participate in the Manitoba Cross Country Ski Provincials held February 10-12. This was the first time the cha... read more..

Kits available to test for radon

You might not be able to see, hear, smell or taste it, but that does not mean radon is not hiding in your house, and increasing your chances of getting lung cancer. The gas has been in and out of t... read more..

Harsh winter could affect deer population

We are not the only ones suffering from a tough winter, and some in the Turtle Mountains feel it is time for the Province to step in. Lonnie Graham, who lives in the area south of Boissevain, said ... read more..

Dealing with the mounds of snow

 The snow the area has been pounded with since the end of November has been more than we can handle. It also could be a problem for the future. It all started on Monday, November 28, when a balmy... read more..

Tech day to integrate ag, education and business

The new technology day will help connect education, agriculture and business in Boissevain. On March 3, the Boissevain Chamber of Commerce and the Turtle Mountain Community Development Corporation ... read more..

Born to ride

Snowmobiling isn’t just a hobby for Wes Jones; it’s a lifestyle. Soon to be celebrating his 63rd birthday in February, it is not unusual for Jones to rack up 5,000 miles a season perched upon his P... read more..

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