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Get a natural glow for your wedding
Every bride wants to look her best on her wedding day. From a beautiful dress right down to manicured figure tips, no detail is overlooked...except for the skin. Having a radiant glow on your special day, starts with radiant skin.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:13:48



MP okay with boundary changes
She'll miss the people and the areas being cut from her riding under the proposed changes to the federal riding electoral map, but Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Hoeppner wasn't about to criticize the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:13:47



Another wild weekend at the races
For the 10th year in a row, the Altona airport runway was transformed into an eighth-mile dragstrip for the Legends Charity Airport Drags. Held Aug. 18 and 19, the event was a total sellout, drawing about 1,500 spectators the first day and well over 2,000 on the second day.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:13:46



Plum Coulee hosts anual Plum Fest
Plum Fest 2012 took place last weekend, in front of hundreds of people. Residents and visitors enjoyed a parade, canoe races, BMX trick riding, and a petting zoo, plus many more events.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:13:45



Don't Mind the Mess
"Anything I can help you with, ma'am?" The pharmacist had been watching me pace nervously back and forth for the past hour and had finally sauntered over to offer her assistance.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:13:44



Bisons win second straight Western Canada AA Championship
The Altona Bisons Midget team won their second consecutive Western Canada AA Baseball Championships in Morden on Aug. 19. They beat Acme, Alta. 12-3 in an exciting final. Acme scored two in the first inning but Altona answered back with six, setting the tone for the rest of the game.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 08:09:47



Two injured in Altona plane crash
RCMP aren't saying why a small plane overshot the grass runway at the Altona Airport, ending up in a drainage ditch. The incident took place at about 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 20, just before sundown when the west bound Piper aircraft attempted to land on the grass runway.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-21 20:14:02



Ford Focus hatchback all charged up
Besides small "Electric" badges, lack of tailpipes, and a charge port on the front of the vehicle, this could be any Focus hatchback.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-21 20:14:01



Obscene graffiti spread across Gretna
Gretna residents woke up to find obscene, disgusting and vulgar language and symbols on various buildings and signs around their community. The small town of about 600 is not normally home to any graffiti.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-21 20:14:00





Humane Society looks for volunteers
Building long term stability and attracting more volunteers continue to be key challenges for the Pembina Valley Humane Society. It can sometimes seem like a daunting task given the need, but new president Cindy Kalansky - like all the other volunteers - gladly takes it on with dedication.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-21 20:13:59



Cat case closed
The Altona Police have concluded their investigation into what was considered an attempt to poison a local family's cats last week.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-17 20:22:26



Summer reading program winds up
If one person set out to read the same amount Altona kids did this summer, it would take them almost 230 consecutive days, (about 7.5 months) of reading 12 hours per day to reach their goal.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-17 12:28:54



Wesmar Farms celebrates seed plant opening
Close to 60 customers celebrated along with Wes Martens of Wesmar Farms, as he officially opened his seed treatment plant.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-16 20:07:03



Mustang convertible stays true to its roots
For me, the 2013 Mustang V6 convertible is one of those test cars that comes along only once or twice each year - a car you don't want to give up. Alas, the typical road test lasts only one week. So let's enjoy our Mustang while we can, lower the power top and go cruisin' in the summer sunshine.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-16 07:49:27



Better buy a bookshelf!
The Altona Library needs your help! They've run out of bookshelf space - especially for their large print, adult and children's non-fiction and multilingual collections.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-15 19:55:06



Don't split Morris from surrounding municipality
When population changes force the redrawing of federal riding boundaries, it's inevitable some mistakes will be made. After all, the three person commission can't possibly understand the community ties between various municipalities or areas of the province.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-15 07:38:24



New boundaries proposed for federal ridings
Big changes are in store for the ridings of Portage-Lisgar and Provencher according to the newly proposed electoral map for federal ridings. Put forward by the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission, the process takes place every 10 years.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 19:37:39



Time trials a success
Hwy. 243 was a constant stream of bicycles as the first ever Provincial Time Trial Championships were held south of Altona. Held on Aug. 5, the event saw 73 cyclists, including 33 in the shorter 16.1 km race.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 19:37:38



Rosenfeld area harvest important for world's hungry
Local farmers donated to the hungry in a big way on Aug. 11, harvesting 292 acres of oats as part of the Common Ground Growing Project, a Canadian Foodgrains Bank project. The Rosenfeld area field saw 11 combines, six grain carts and about 15 trucks of various sizes show up to harvest.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 19:37:37



Big boot kicks up big funds
Altona firefighters have become a familiar part of the Manitoba Sunflower Festival, walking the parade route and offering spectators a chance to throw a few dollars into a firefighter's boot for a worthy cause.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 19:37:36



The joys of vicarious gardening
I'm not sure what turned me off from gardening. Maybe it was all those mercilessly hot summers I spent hoeing my dad's eternally weedy sugar beets. I still can't hold a hoe without babbling, "But I wanna stay home!" (Interestingly enough, most of my family was out hoeing beets the day I was born.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-14 19:37:35



Bisons touch down with Manitoba Lotteries Flight Deck
The Altona Bisons Pee Wee AA baseball team took to the field on July 26, but it wasn't a baseball diamond. Instead they were among 36 athletes and coaches attending the Winnipeg Blue Bombers' home opener as part of Manitoba Lotteries Flight Deck program.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-11 11:02:28



Rat poison left for Altona family's cats
There was no "Welcome Home" sign waiting for Steve and Jen Milner when they returned from their family vacation Aug. 7. Instead, their front walkway and steps were covered with rat poison. Horrified, the Altona couple and their three children quickly checked to see if their two cats were okay.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-10 19:04:48



Jaguar R coupe goes like a scalded cat
The 2012 Jaguar XKR is irresponsibly fast, inefficient, and loud, and it's plenty ostentatious to boot, but it's also one of the most luxurious and exciting new vehicles on the road.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-10 06:33:28



Youth Job Centre wraps up season
The end of summer is approaching and this means the Manitoba Youth Job Centre's last events for the Odd Job Squad are wrapping up. The Dunk Tank event that was showcased at the Sunflower Festival was a great success.[...]
Newspaper: Red River Valley Echo
Feed: Altona Red River Valley Echo's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-09 18:33:54



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