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Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 92 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

20 years for Boissevain Lions calendar

  A popular and successful fundraiser for the Boissevain Lions Club is celebrating a special anniversary this coming year, with great plans for 2025 already on the go. The 2024 edition of the Lions ... read more..

Nyah Perkin wins actress of year at film festival

  The first starring role for Nyah Perkin has been a big one. At the recent Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre film festival in Argentina, the daughter of Scott and Meagan Perkin won the Best Actress Award fo... read more..

Boissevain rider wins Manitoba horse trial championship

A veteran Boissevain rider and her veteran mare were honoured with a prestigious equestrian award last month. Alicia Dyck and her Canadian Warmblood mare Melia (Mia) were awarded the Manitoba Horse T... read more..

Strike leads to sugar shortage on grocery shelves

  For some, a work action on the west coast might have a not so sweet impact on Christmas. Two months ago, 138 workers walked off the job at the Rogers sugar refinery in Vancouver. The workers’ unio... read more..

Foundation helps Boissevain School add technology

  With help from a pair of Boissevain & Morton Foundation grants, Boissevain School will be able to add to its technology, and give students more educational opportunities. On November 16, the F... read more..

Back 40 welcomes visitors

  Although the Back 40 Hideaway is new, for Jen Howarth, it is a return to a familiar life. She and partner Ritchie Barwick opened the Airbnb this past September. An amazing facility located just of... read more..

Boissevain’s Hicks part of softball bronze

  A prominent local athlete has given Boissevain a piece of victory at the Pan Am Games. On November 4 in Santiago, Chile, Canada’s Women’s National Team defeated Mexico 7-0 in the bronze medal game... read more..

Service for this generation

  Veteran Laverne Tufts is able to celebrate the freedom he fought for with the newest generation. Tufts, a longtime member of the Boissevain community who now lives in Killarney, was able to spend ... read more..

Bringing Beckoning Hills Museum back to life

  If the Council for Boissevain-Morton was looking for enthusiasm in regards to a rebirth of Beckoning Hills Museum, that they received on October 24. In the council chambers, the municipality held ... read more..

The most spooktacular Halloween house in Boissevain

  Tamara Touchette, with the help of husband Trevor goes all out to give everyone a delightful scare on Halloween. They have an epic front yard display of spooky decorations, including a graveyard, g... read more..

Camper stolen from Whitewater Park

  For a family from Melita, the hope is they can recover something they figured would never be stolen. Last weekend, Rhonda Verplanche received a message from the campground manager of the Whitewate... read more..

Conservatory expansion nearing completion

  With the big move nearly completed, the conservatory will soon be ready for its official unveiling at the International Peace Garden. Closed for a couple of years, the home of the cacti collection... read more..

Minto fights for Grassland office

  Regardless of the ultimate decision made, Grassland Council knows Minto feels passionately about their municipal office, and its place in their community. Delegations appeared before council at th... read more..

Street Fest brings family fun to downtown

  It would be hard to imagine a more enthusiastic reaction to the 2023 edition of Street Fest in Boissevain. Held on September 16 in conjunction with the town wide garage sale, the third running of ... read more..

New principal excited to join Minto School, community

Jamie Schultz has only been principal in Minto School for a couple of weeks, but has already had a taste of what makes the educational institution and community special. Schultz is in his first year ... read more..

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