Virden Articles

Two Homes Destroyed by Explosion in Virden

Two Homes Destroyed by Explosion in Virden

Firefighters are on the scene of a massive fire in Virden, Manitoba that has reportedly destroyed two homes. Witnesses told CJ Radio they heard an explosion shortly after 9 a.m. on Friday and saw several firetrucks headed toward Thompson Place. RCMP say a homeowner...

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Ottawa, Province Funding New Wastewater Plant in Virden

Ottawa, Province Funding New Wastewater Plant in Virden

The second phase of a wastewater treatment plant in Virden, Manitoba is going ahead after an $8 million funding commitment. The new plant will improve the level of wastewater effluent prior to being discharged into Gopher Creek. The province says it will protect and...

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Virden Under Boil Water Advisory

The town of Virden is under a boil water advisory after a major water main break in the community Tuesday night. "The leak that caused the dramatic drop in water reserves and pressure has been located," Mayor Jeff McConnell said on Facebook. "It will take time to have...

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Floyd Buhler to Carry Liberal Flag in Arthur-Virden

The Liberals have nominated Floyd Buhler as their candidate in the Arthur-Virden byelection later this month. The Kenton, Manitoba resident is currently a safety advisor with the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association. “Arthur-Virden is a constituency full of...

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Highways Icy-Covered, Slippery in Western Manitoba

Drivers in Western Manitoba are being urged to be extra cautious on the roads today, as RCMP report ice-covered and slippery conditions. Two minor collisions occurred in the Virden area on Friday with the first appearance of winter-like driving in the province. The...

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Man Killed in Snowmobile Crash Near Virden

A 50-year-old man from the RM of Wallace was killed Monday after a two-vehicle snowmobile crash west of Virden. RCMP say the crash happened just after 2 p.m. adjacent to the Trans-Canada Highway. According to police, a male snowmobiler had become stuck when another...

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