Cop saves woman from Red River

A Winnipeg police officer rescued a woman from the Red River early Monday morning. Police said today that the woman was spotted standing about 12 feet from shore around 8:30 a.m. Monday, in the Red River near Bishop Grandin Boulevard and River Road. “While in normal conditions the river Read […]

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Flip, flop… fly?

In The Producers, a pair of theatrical ne’er-do-wells plot to make a fortune by staging a surefire flop guaranteed to offend people of all races, creeds and religions. Desperate Broadway showman Max Bialystock and nerdy accountant Leo Bloom settle on Springtime for Hitler, a Nazi romp with a Read More

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Two hurt in early morning double-stabbing

Two people are in hospital following an early-morning stabbing incident in downtown Winnipeg. Shortly before 5 a.m., police were called to the vicinity of Carlton Street and Ellice Avenue and found a man and a woman stabbed, a police spokeswoman said. The woman was taken to hospital in critical… Read […]

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Traffic light out at Highway 59 and Perimeter

RCMP are advising commuters heading into Winnipeg along Highway 59 this morning to exercise caution at the Perimeter Highway. A traffic light is out at the East St. Paul entrance to the city. Some motorists are treating the temporarily uncontrolled intersection as a four-way stop, but others are… Read More

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Let the Journey begin: zoo reopens today

At noon today, Assiniboine Park Zoo will unveil the long-awaited Journey to Churchill exhibit. After a 10-day closure to make final preparations, zoo visitors are invited to explore the four-hectare Journey to Churchill exhibit, which features multiple viewing areas for northern wildlife, Read More

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Above-normal temps on the way

Summer is expected to return to Winnipeg in earnest today, as Environment Canada forecasts nothing but sun and a high of 25 C. The cool weather as of late is forecast to be replaced by seasonal to above-normal highs through the end of the weekend. The Friday forecast calls a […]

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Lotteries

In the event of a discrepancy between this list and the official winning numbers, the latter shall prevail. PICK 3 Winning number Wednesday was 346. EXTRA Winning number Wednesday was 2027504. LOTTO 6/49 Winning numbers Wednesday were 13, 20, 27, 28, 47, 49. Bonus number was 15. The Read More

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Mom rips judge over remark

Manitoba’s longest-serving judge said the victim of a high-profile child-abduction case didn’t suffer as much as portrayed in court because he likely wasn’t going to be a “rocket scientist” anyway. The remark by provincial court Judge Ted Lismer came earlier this week at the sentencing hearing Read More

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Criminal-negligence charge in fatal shooting

An accidental shooting following a party at a downtown apartment suite on Canada Day has seen a Winnipeg woman’s life cut tragically short. Michele Stobbe, 28, was identified by police Wednesday as the victim of a serious gunshot wound inside a 21st-floor suite at 72 Donald St. just before 3 […]

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