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Highland dancers will once again perform at the annual Manitoba Highland Gathering in East Selkirk June 24 to 25. (Photo Submitted)

Highland Gathering just around the corner

One of Manitoba’s top ten rural festivals is returning June 24 and 25 to continue the tradition of preserving, promoting, nurturing, sharing and educating locals about the colourful Scottish culture, heritage, arts, sports and agriculture.

Aboriginal Dayscelebrate Indigenous culture

Aboriginal Days is coming to Selkirk for the 12th straight year, and the event is an opportunity for community members of all backgrounds to come together and celebrate Indigenous culture and heritage.

Enhancing children's programming

Summer Leader Training is an annual two day training hosted by the Interlake Municipal Recreation Association (IMRA), a non-profit organization providing resources and networking opportunities for individuals and groups involved in recreation throughout the region.

Work to begin on Winnipeg Beach's Prospect street

The Town of Winnipeg Beach released a public notice June 8, informing residents work will begin on the Prospect Street June 12. The province will be mandating the work.“An interim fix will be provided to allow for vehicular and pedestrian traffic,” the release said. The notice added there was no permanent solution to the closed street. Residents we

Gimli Film Festival now accepting volunteers

The Gimli Film Festival is looking for volunteers to help put on its 2017 festival running July 26 to 30. “If you want to join a devoted team of vibrant, fun-loving film enthusiasts, please consider joining the GFF team as we set out to transform the way people see the world through film,” a news release said.

The flag collection at Settlers Rails and Trails. They received a $1,600 grant towards a new agricultural exhibit. (Katelyn Boulanger/Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times)

Settlers, Rails and Trails, gets Canada 150 grant

Argyle’s Settler’s Rails and Trails museum will be able to put together a new exhibit this year after receiving a Canada 150 grant May 29, which will allow them to tell the stories of the area’s local agricultural history.