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Reeve Bob Bodnaruk, the R.M. of Springfield, Her Honour, The Honourable Janice C. Filmon, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, The Honourable Cathy Cox, Minister of Sustainable Development, Mayor Debbie Fiebelkorn, the R.M. of St. Clements and Honourable Ron R. Schuler Minister of Crown Services and MLA for St. Paul. (Submitted Photo)

Birds Hill Provincial Park marks 50th anniversary

Birds Hill Provincial Park is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend with a number of events and a special tree planting.“Birds Hill Provincial Park is our busiest park and for good reason,” said Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox in a press release Saturday. “Over the past 50 years, it has evolved into the beautifully maintained and

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RCMP emphasize fraud prevention measures

Over the past several months, the RCMP have received several reports from residents who have had money withdrawn from their accounts. The withdrawals look to be coming from various locations in the United States. The incidents appear to be in the form of card skimming, where the victim’s debit card numbers are captured along with the PIN number, wh

Children play tug-of-war to see which team is the strongest in Stony Mountain. (Katelyn Boulanger/Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times)

Two days of celebration for Stony Mountain

Stony Mountain started their Canada Day celebrations early with an evening of events June 30. This was followed by extra fun, July 1, making Canada 150 an event to remember in the community.

Local MP James Bezan speaks at the opening ceremonies while Trevor King, Woodland’s reeve, looks on. (Katelyn Boulanger/Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times)

Warren plays host to celebration

The community of Warren hosted Canada Day celebrations for the RMs of Rosser and Woodlands making South Interlake West’s celebration one for the history books. The stage hosted a variety of acts all day long and everyone had a chance to play the many games that were at the event.

RM of Rockwood reeve Jim Campbell and Lakeside MLA Ralph Eichler in front of the site plan sign.(Katelyn Boulanger/Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times)

SMCCC reveals plans at new site

Children who attend Stony Mountain Child Care Centre got a chance to stretch their legs at the walk-a-thon hosted by the centre June 22. The walk, which finished just before the rain rolled in, was put on to raise both funds and awareness for the new facility that the centre is planning to build which, will create spots for more children in the com

Lennie Ukena the Woodlands toddler who is going to Montreal to help treat her bilateral hip displaysia a condition that she was born with. (Submitted Photo)

Family seeking next treatment option on road to

When Lennie Ann Ukena was born her small family was sent on a journey that involved many doctors visits. The little girl from Woodlands started life with a condition known as bilateral hip dysplasia meaning her hips were dislocated at birth.

A view of Quarry Park in Stonewall

Quarry Park takes advantage of the summer

Stonewall’s Quarry Park is set to take this summer by storm starting with their Canada Day celebration and continuing with Sundays in the Park events, which will be an opportunity for the many talented people of Stonewall to get out and show their stuff.

Children went to the South Interlake Regional Library’s Stonewall branch to play with magformers on June 15. This was the first in a series of group sessions that the library is hosting to let their young patron have the opportunity to play with new building toys in a group setting. (Katelyn Boulanger/Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times)

Stonewall Library builds new opportunity for learn

The Stonewall branch of the South Interlake Regional Library (SIRL) secured an Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority grant which allowed them to combine fun and education by buying new construction sets for children who stop by for a visit.

Reeve Jim Campbell(left) watches, Sandy Marohn, the SMCCC board president and her presentation to Rockwood council about the building of a new child care centre in Stony Mountain June 14.(Katelyn Boulanger/Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times)

New child care centre gets second chance in Stony

The goal of the Stony Mountain Child Care Centre (SMCCC) is to be able to provide reliable, affordable quality childcare to all the children in the community that require it, but Sandy Marohn, SMCCC board president said they are struggling to fulfill this goal at their current location.

(Left to right) Darcy Freudenberc, Carrina McMillan, Norma Melnichuk, and Pat Slatcher pose wearing purple at the barbecue. (Katelyn Boulanger/Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times)

Bringing awareness for World Elder Abuse Day

The South Interlake Seniors Rources’s Stonewall office hosted a World Elder Abuse Day Barbecue to bring awareness to the cause June 15. Residents were invited to show their support by wearing purple.

Balmoral School receives Canada 150 grant

Students in Balmoral will see a new upgrade to their school over the summer as the town’s elementary school received a Canada 150 grant, which will be used to build a seven teachings story circle.

The red ribbon is cut at the grand opening of the new Nova House women’s shelter at the Gaynor Family Regional Library. (Brook Jones/Selkirk Journal/Postmedia Network)

New women’s shelter becomes a dream made reality

Women and children who are seeking a safe haven from domestic violence now have a larger more robust women’s shelter to seek help.The opening of the new Nova House shelter was announced Wednesday with nearly 100 people in attendance at an event at the Gaynor Family Regional Library.Since 1985, Nova House has provided women and children with tempora