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

Tracy Dunston auditions for the role of the mother whose son is killed in the First World War. (Glen Hallick, Interlake Publishing, Postmedia Network)

'Voices of War'

With performances of the Voices of War to start in mid-November, director Jodi Harrison and Settlers, Rails and Trails museum executive director Shayn

Communities in Bloom judges Bruce Beatty (left) and Lorraine Flanigan look over the Taylor Courtyard. (File photo)

Almost five blooms

Although the outcome for Stonewall at the national Communities in Bloom (CiB) conference in Kamloops, B.C. was not first place, there was little disap

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.