Monthly Archive


Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 53 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Gopher intrusion

Although a gopher might be a beloved mascot for Saskatchewan Roughrider fans, it is far from popular with prairie farmers.The gopher, or Richardson ground squirrel, is a major part of the landscape of... read more..

New facility ready for occupancy starting August 1

With one phase of the assisted living project in Boissevain ending and another beginning, plans are for new tenants to begin moving in in a month’s time.The 35-suite facility, recently named Cherry Cr... read more..

Deloraine students will miss Mr. D.K.’s forever smile

Long-time custodian at Deloraine School, Dan De Kezel probably has had a lot more influence on the students than he ever could have imagined. Tony Franklin, principal, asked the grade four and five st... read more..

The 2021 Class of COVID offer lessons on surviving, thriving in face of adversity

When COVID hit in the spring of 2020, an annual event impacted heavily was high school graduation. Across the province, schools and grad classes had to adapt to the new realities, scrambling to find a... read more..

Education takes advantage of outdoors in Boissevain

Over the last few weeks, teachers in Boissevain School have been taking advantage of warm weather and the overall community to take education outdoors.Young students have been seen all over town getti... read more..

Hillcrest Museum fundraising goal reaches $50,000

Like a sentinel, Souris’ famous Hillcrest Museum has been sitting high above the banks of the Souris River for more than a century but now it is in need of some tender love and care and the current bo... read more..

Weekend rain welcomed, only a drop in the bucket

It might have been a long time coming, and it might not be all that is needed, but the rains that came on the May long weekend were in time to help area producers face the rest of the growing season w... read more..

Donations to Grow Project honour memory of devoted supporter

Friends of Buck Neufeld want to keep him a part of the growing project he was a major contributor to despite his sudden passing and feel they have found the way to do so.Neufeld was killed in a vehicl... read more..

Steads Farm Supply celebrates 25 years

It has been a good 25 years for Steads Farm Supply in Boissevain, although they did have to celebrate the anniversary differently than other years.David and Diane Stead opened Steads Farm Supply in Ap... read more..

New housing helps Peace Garden become four season

New housing going in at the International Peace Garden will serve a double purpose.The attraction along the Canada-US border just south of Boissevain is in the midst of a renewal project near the camp... read more..

Tightened restrictions on gatherings now in effect

One week after tightening COVID rules in the province, Manitoba has upped the ante once again, this time for a month.On April 26, Premier Brian Pallister and Chief Provincial Public Health Officer Bre... read more..

Grassland approve three hog barns, but face opposition

Although the Municipality of Grassland did not make an immediate decision on three hog barns, all three met the technical review by the time of the conditional use hearing, and were given the go-ahead... read more..

April snow brings much needed moisture

An April snowfall and cooler temperatures that hit southwest Manitoba earlier in the week were certainly welcomed for desparately needed moisture.On Monday morning, April 12 wet snow began falling on ... read more..

Dry conditions spark worries

It is certainly a different world than the fall of 2019. Whereas at that point, the entire area was awash with water to the point where crops could not come off - moving into the spring of 2021, sout... read more..

New home, new site working out for massage therapist

The move to the country is working out for Jamie Morrison. The veteran massage therapist opened up her new clinic on South Railway Street in late 2020. So far, she said, everything is moving in the r... read more..

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