Monthly Archive

June 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 19 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Road less travelled recommended for Class of 2017

A world of challenges and rewards is waiting for a self-titled class of leaders. Boissevain School said goodbye to 34 students on June 27 as the Class of 2017 left their second home for futures pla... read more..

Boissevain Fair

After a rainy Saturday the skies cleared on Sunday, June 25 for the 130th annual Boissevain Agricultural Fair. Cattle and horse shows as well as children’s activities were the main focus of the day... read more..

Boissevain graduate completes journey to become rural physician

  Danielle Paradis’ road to a medical career might not have been completely straight, but she is ready to move to the next step in becoming a rural physician. Paradis, a native of Dunrea who gradu... read more..

Author brings forgotten history back to forefront

Dakota and Ojibway history impacts our own story and now there is a collection that looks at that influence and gives it a context. Local author James Ritchie has recently released a four-volume se... read more..

Putting the fun in fundraiser

The fourth annual Funds for the Cure Golf Tournament was held Monday, June 12 at Boissevain Golf Course. A total of 84 golfers and 22 teams participated in the best ball fundraiser to raise money f... read more..

Granddaughter tells singing farmer story

Julie Watt may not have planned to tell her grandfather’s fascinating story, but ‘Please Bring Your Guitar’ brought the memories of Russ Gurr back for anyone who remembered local music from many years... read more..

Boissevain Lions celebrate 60 years young

Sixty years is a long time for any club and it is definitely so for the Boissevain Lions. But the memories and accomplishments are also long and the club is still going strong. Since being chartere... read more..

4-H Rally Learning to do their very best

 In true 4-H Rally Day fashion of it either pouring rain or being hotter than the blazes, this year’s Rally was scorching with temperatures above 32°C. PHOTOS BY ANNA LATIMER  The 83rd annual 4-H ... read more..

Boissevain in new Canada 150 category for Communities in Bloom challenge

The 2017 beautification season has started, and despite some challenges, Boissevain will have to show its best side this year in order to compete in Communities in Bloom. The annual planting day wa... read more..

Gala highlights tourism volunteers

It was a big night for the International Peace Garden and tourism in Southwestern Manitoba overall, if not so much for Boissevain specifically. Tourism Westman held its 14th annual Tribute to Touri... read more..

We Are All Broncos

The Boissevain School Arts and Drama class completed their two month long sustainable art project on Friday, May 26.  This year, Boissevain School adopted the slogan “We Are All Broncos”, which sym... read more..

Retirement time for Opperman

Don Opperman celebrated more than 30 years at Clark’s/Andrew Agencies at his retirement party on May 31. Opperman said he chose to retire on that day because June 1 was the fourth anniversary of An... read more..

Facelift for Hwy #10 through Boissevain

The latest part of the #10 Highway renewal is hitting its most challenging phase this summer as it passes through Boissevain. Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation is hoping for the publics patie... read more..

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