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The Raynor’s farmland was completely dishevelled and a number of out buildings were destroyed.

Tornado among several storm events in the southwest

Two rural properties took the brunt of Manitoba's most recent violent weather episode

Displaced bales, crushed crops and chunks of metal scatter fields in the southwest as the area recovers from one of Manitoba’s largest tornadoes in recent years. A low-pressure system that moved in from Montana sparked the extreme weather, which also doused the Virden area with nearly 75 mm of rain. Quarter-sized hail was also reported

Jennifer Paige

New reporter joins Co-operator staff

Jennifer Paige will be based in Minnedosa

A new reporter has joined the Manitoba Co-operator reporting staff. Jennifer Paige will be covering events and issues in western Manitoba from her home base in Minnedosa. Originally from Brandon, Paige graduated with honours from the print journalism program at Lethbridge College in Alta., and began her writing career with the agriculture-based magazine publisher, Issues