Monthly Archive

2021

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 86 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Co-op hardware closing in Minto, Pembina continues

Despite the upcoming closure of the longtime hardware store, Pembina Co-op is still committed to its presence in Minto.According to Minto Manager Terry Campbell, the co-op has been investigating the s... read more..


Staffing challenge for Souris daycare

The Souris Daycare has been facing significant challenges offering programming and care due to staffing shortages. Whether this is the result of COVID or not, Director Becca Brolund cannot say for cer... read more..


Education part of Reconciliation

Reconciliation involves connection and a willingness to come together as friends and allies, explained a First Nations elder who visited Minto School on November 2.Winston Wuttunee, with his wife Geri... read more..

100 years of the remembrance poppy

The scarlet flower that has been the most recognizable symbol of remembrance hit its 100th birthday in 2021.The poppy pin has been stuck in lapels for a century, after being adopted on July 6, 1921. W... read more..


Geese on the move, migratory pattern change noticed

Our old friends still come in the spring and fall, there are just fewer of them.We know winter is coming as the geese gather and begin to fly south. It is simply a part of fall for those of us in the ... read more..



Souris Legion opens after year and a half closure

Navigating the pandemic has been a challenging experience. That is how Souris Legion Board Member Mark Gillis describes the last two years. The Legion did its best to keep up with the protocols openin... read more..


Book challenges farmers to play a positive role in climate change

David Rourke admits he does not have all of the answers, but he feels he knows the questions and that farmers will have to play a big role in helping alleviate the climate change dilemma.The founder o... read more..


Scarecrow Days celebrate 30 years

For 30 years, Souris has celebrated the autumn season with a popular outdoor event, Scarecrow Days. For three days, with above average temperatures, from October 1 - 3, the streets of Souris were fill... read more..

WWII Veteran celebrates 100th birthday

The last veteran of World War II living in Boissevain has reached her 100th birthday.On Thursday, September 30, Minnie Pearce celebrated making the century mark. A resident of Evergreen Place personal... read more..


Gossip in the Graveyard

Souris community members got behind the idea of delivering a spellbinding event to residents and visitors. Gossip in the Graveyard was part of Heritage Days 2021 and it sold out very quickly.“We had t... read more..



Another successful Foodgrains harvest, friend honoured

Not only were organizers of the Boissevain-Morton-Whitewater Grow Project able to harvest a good crop for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, but also they were able to share the day with friends for the fi... read more..


Peace Garden seeing Canadian visitors with ArriveCan

With the border opening up, and a new app provided by the government for travellers entering the country, a local attraction is starting to see some Canadian visitors.The federal government opened up ... read more..


Pallister says goodbye with $7.5 million for Peace Garden announcement

Former Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister chose one of the most beautiful sites in the province to say a final farewell.On Monday, August 30, Pallister, who announced he would be stepping down on Septem... read more..


Fifth fundraiser harvest benefits Deloraine organizations

This year marks the fifth Community Section Fundraiser for Deloraine-Winchester and partners. The project began in 2017 as a fundraiser to offset the cost of the new community hall/curling rink comple... read more..



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