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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Community Connection: 20 Questions with Geoff Gregoire

Entrepreneur Geoff Gregoire answers 20 questions in this installment of Community Connection. Geoff, along with his brother Tim, is the owner of Contractor's Corner Design Centre. He also owns the Pelican Campground & Lounge. Sopranos or Seinfeld:  Neither, sports center or The Profit, Billionaire Buyer  Would people consider yourself a good athlete:  Id say I…

Benefits of Hiring Students

With high school graduations coming up, and college and university students already done for the summer. It is time to look at the benefits of hiring students. VHP has hired students off and on since it’s inception in 1997, however in 2012 the company started a seasonal lawn crew consisting of students & athletes home…

Day Trippin, Reston’s man-made lake is a hidden gem

The man-made lake in Reston, MB officially opened on June 15. The lake was Phase 2 of the Recreation Development Area for the  RM of Pipestone. Funding from the RM of Pipestone Council ($250,000) and from the Province of Manitoba Community Places Program ($50,000) was used to finance the project. It is located adjacent to the Reston campground, golf course and…

Community Connection: 20 Questions with Riley Day

Riley spent 4 seasons in the WHL, including his 20-year old season with his home town Wheat Kings. Along with his brother Spencer they are the owners of Progressive Sanitation. The company is Brandon's leading supplier of sanitation supplies and equipment. Nickname: Dawg Day First job: Professional Stock Boy- Safeway Childhood celebrity crush: Britney Spears…

Day Trippin’, an antique store in rural Manitoba that you have to see to believe

Over the past several years we have been very fortunate to introduce our readers to some hidden gems (Crows' General Store, D-Vos Sports Lounge, Eternal Springs, Nature's Hideaway) in Brandon and the surrounding communities. Thanks to a tip from a follower, we can now add the Kelwood Store to the list. The store, located at…
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