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Winkler Firefighters Respond To Structure Fire In Early Morning Hours

Winkler Firefighters attended a structure fire in Winkler during the early morning hours Saturday. Fire Chief Richard Paetzold notes the call came in at 2:35 a.m on March 25 of a fire at a building…

Rivers West Shuts Down After 18 Years

Rivers West Red River Corridor will shut down for good after celebrating Canada's 150th birthday this July. Rivers West was incorporated back in 1999 to facilitate and encourage sustainable tourism,…

Winkler Family Resource Centre hosts Literacy Fair

Friday night was the Winkler Family Resource Centre's annual literacy fair at J.R. Walkof School in Winkler It normally takes place during February which is "I Love To Read" month. Nevertheless Cathy…

North Dakota Flood Threat Lessens

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks is reporting favourable weather in late February and March has reduced the threat of major flooding in northeast North Dakota. Meteorologist Greg Gust says…

Pilot Says He Feels "Very Fortunate" To Be Part Of STARS Team

STARS Air ambulance had a busy month of February. The air ambulance responded to 49 calls the entire month. STARS Pilot, Dave Harris said thankfully, the weather was pretty reasonable throughout…

Film Shoot Creates Excitement in Carman

The community of Carman has been buzzing with activity this past week as a film crew set up shop in the small town, shooting scenes in the downtown area and residential spots for an upcoming movie.…

No Conflict Between Science And Faith Says Seminary Professor

Diversitas has kicked off its second year of community discussions. Organizer Peter Cantelon explains they've seen new faces in attendance this year, as the series continues to tackle tough…

Garbage Bag Limit In Winkler May Be Reduced

The garbage bag limit in Winkler could be going down to one. By 2018 Winkler City Council would like to see the Waste Reduction Task Force's plan to reduce the residential garbage bag limit from two,…

Pallister Says Removal Of 20 K-3 Done In The Best Interest Of Students

Premier Brian Pallister says his government wants to ensure the best quality of education in the early years, and the Smaller Class Size Initiative, better known as 20 K-3, was not the way to do…

Pembina Valley Live App Catching On, Update Fixes Bugs

The Pembina Valley Live app remains the most successful community app launch in Golden West history. "We've had a number of app launches," Dave Lehman, Manager of Digital Media for Golden West says.…

Flood Risk Lowered In The Red River Valley, Flood Outlook Spring 2017

While the risk of overland flooding remains moderate to major across the province, the risk has lessened somewhat in the Red River Valley. Blaine Pederson, Minister of Infrastructure, presented the…

Ice Build Up Causes Road Flooding In Winkler

Water is flowing over the west end of Pembina Ave. in Winkler near the cemetery to a depth of around three inches, and it's expected to rise. The dike that is meant to redirect spring melt water…

Community Pouring Out Support For New Canadian Family Impacted By Crash

The community has led an outpouring of support for the families impacted by Sunday's two-vehicle accident. The accident left many with serious injury, including two of the Muhanuzi family in critical…

World Water Day Reflects On World Water Crisis

Yesterday people from around the world paused to reflect on the world's water crisis in support of World Water Day. Water is much more than something to quench our thirst or protect our health, it…

Friesens Corporation Honoured By Industry Peers

Friesens Corporation was presented with a prestigious accolade from its industry peers Thursday night. Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters presented the Altona-based printing company with the CME…

CBSA At Emerson Brings In Additional Resource To Help Process Migrants

The number of asylum seekers entering Canada illegally at Emerson continues to grow, with larger groups of people coming across at one time. Between Saturday, March 18th and Tuesday, March 21st over…

Local Snowshoers Earn Four Medals At Special Olympics World Games

Two Special Olympics athletes from the Pembina Valley, Morden and Altona, are competing against other countries at the Special Olympics world games in Austria, and both have won medals in…

RCMP Release More Details About Serious Collision South Of Winkler (VIDEO)

RCMP have released more details about a two-vehicle collision late Wednesday afternoon. The accident occurred at a rural road intersection in the R.M. of Stanley, west of Highway 32, about 1 and a…

Morden High School Pair Debate Best Of Winnipeg At Provincial Tournament

It was the first time going to a provincial debate tournament for Vanessa Wiebe and Maddie Meilun from Morden Collegiate's debate team. The duo did quite well, even against some of the best schools…

PC Hall Reconstruction Progressing, Gretna Gets New Lift Station

Plans are moving along to rebuild the community hall and arena in Plum Coulee. Municipality of Rhineland Reeve, Don Wiebe, says administrators attended a project team meeting last week. "They…

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