Volunteers needed for sandbagging efforts

If you have some spare time this weekend, consider helping out with sandbagging in flood affected areas like St. Francis Xavier. The rural municipality 20 minutes west of Winnipeg asked for sandbagging volunteers this morning as the water levels on the Assiniboine River are quickly rising and Read More

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Warm weather for Winnipeg this morning

It’s going to be a scorcher out there (finally). Environment Canada is forecasting a high of 30 C today with 20 km/h winds headed northwest and skies clearing this morning. The UV index is 9 or very high, so slap on some sunscreen before heading outdoors. Tonight there’s a 60 […]

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Farms again threatened with ruin

POPLAR POINT — In 2011, Willy Foth almost saw his farm flash-flood before his eyes. His multimillion-dollar mixed farm about eight kilometres east of Poplar Point was at the mercy of the swelling Assiniboine River. The dikes around his property were threatened by ice floes and rising water. In… Read […]

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