The province announced funding for community pastures in Manitoba. Left to right: AMCP chair Barry Lowes, MLA Ron Kostyshyn and MLA Tom Nevakshonoff. (Matt Allen, Interlake Publishing, Postmedia Network)

Community pastures

On Oct. 1 Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Ron Kostyshyn announced more than half of the province’s community pastures are now mana

To supply electricity to Minnesota, a 213 kilometre line will run from Manitoba Hydro’s Dorsey Converter Station, around the south side of Winnipeg to Minnesota border. (File photo)

Route for new transmission line

Last month Manitoba Hydro announced a deal to sell electricity to Minnesota, which will require building a transmission line. The 500-kilovolt line is

Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn (seen here at a previous function) announced the creation of the Rural Economic Development Steering Committee. (File photo)

Steering committee

Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced a new steering committee for a job creation strategy through rural e

Jaws of Life demo Oct. 3

Things will change a little for the Stonewall-Rockwood Fire Department’s (SRFD) open house Oct. 3. Instead of their traditional pancake breakfast, the

Citing travel costs and import rules, the Stonewall Flyers are switching leagues, from the SEMHL to the MSHL. (File photo)

Switching leagues

After nine seasons in the South Eastern Manitoba Hockey League (SEMHL), the Stonewall Flyers are going back to their roots.

Renown children's entertainer Al Simmons will headline this year's Grade 3 'Wee Day' at Stonewall Collegiate Oct. 8. (Postmedia Network)

'Wee Day'

Once again, Ecole R.W. ‘Bobby’ Bend School will be hosting a division-wide Grade 3 ‘Wee Day.’ Guidance counsellor Heather Sanche said in a prepared st

Selkirk resident Josie Silvernagle holds her vet bills while comforting her pet Zeke, who was attacked by a larger dog. See story on page 2. (Brook Jones/Interlake Publishing/Postmedia Network)

Bite in pocket book

People whose dogs attack others may be more careful about keeping them on a leash, if they were aware it could bite them in the wallet.

With less than three weeks left in the federal election, NDP candidate Niki Ashton took a swing at Liberal leader Justin Trudeau (pictured). Ashton accused the Liberals of breaking their promise on education funding for First Nations. (Kevin King, Postmedia Network)

Breaking promise?

Niki Ashton says Justin Trudeau has already broken his promise to First Nations children.

Christine Guyader and her three-year-old son Ryder, who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia at the age of eight months. (Submitted photo)

85 units collected

Local residents showed their generosity last week as 85 units of blood were collected during the Sept. 22 Blood Donor Clinic at the Selkirk Recreation

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