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Monthly Archive


Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 95 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Family reunification goal of resettlement group

The Boissevain Resettlement Committee is looking to “keep it in the family” for the next while. The group, which has already brought two Eritrean families to Boissevain, is continuing its work with r... read more..

Band program adds to educational enrichment

Despite being a relatively small program, band and music at Boissevain School are an important part of education. On December 11, the annual Band Christmas concert was held at the school. Music and b... read more..

Hydro works to restore power after fog storm

It is taking time, but Manitoba Hydro is diligently working to get power back on in Southwest Manitoba after a curious weather turn this past weekend. The area saw some heavy frost recently, which mi... read more..

Recycling still making major contribution

With nearly 210 tonnes of material dealt with at the local recycling depot, the volunteers continue to make a major contribution to the community. In their facility north of town, the recyclers have ... read more..

$2 million by Christmas, goal for assisted living

Those promoting an assisted living project in Boissevain have set themselves an ambitious goal, but one they feel is doable in order to get the job done. On November 14, the committee trying to build... read more..

Water rate increase reflects utility costs

The new water rates in Boissevain-Morton might not be what anyone wants to see, but the municipality says they are necessary to make the utility self-sustaining and to help alleviate past deficits. T... read more..

100 years since end of First World War

Despite now being 100 years since the end of the “war to end all wars”, it is as appropriate as ever to remember the epoch-shaping conflict. This November 11 will mark the armistice that silenced the... read more..

$4 million upgrades to school on budget

It will not be long before staff and students at Boissevain School will be able to see the fruits of their sacrifices this fall. Starting last spring, the educational institution began the process of... read more..

2018 Municipal Election results

Manitobans headed to the polls October 24, 2018 to elect representatives for municipal councils and School Board. We will be updating results in our readership area as they become available.   MUNIC... read more..

Council hopefuls present views to electors

Plenty of interest was shown by Boissevain-Morton voters ahead of the October 24 election, as the candidates presented their views and visions of the future. The Boissevain Community Theatre was pack... read more..

A look at council’s track record

Although voters may have some concerns about issues like taxes, they should also remember the high contributions members of current council and those in the past have made to the community. This is t... read more..

Whisper, a horse challenge

“We were thinking maybe I would break one more, and I guess I got one.” So said Glen Vandoorne about his and wife Audrey’s newest addition to their family. Whisper, an American ex-pat who crossed the... read more..

New leasee for Border Town Restaurant

It is quite unusual for an employee to leave a business and then be asked to take it over the next day, but Franz Hoerl had that very experience. Hoerl and his partner Suzie Rice are the new operator... read more..

Changes wanted to unfair property tax system 

With an election looming, taxation in Boissevain-Morton has become one of the issues of the year. For some, changes are badly needed, and it has not gone unnoticed around the council table. Property ... read more..

Credit Union in Minto closing doors

Minto will soon be losing its financial institution. Sunrise Credit Union recently announced it would be closing the doors at their branch in the town. The decision was made in August, and according ... read more..

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