No paper Canada Day

The Free Press will not publish Tueday, Canada Day. The circulation and display advertising departments will be closed. Regular office hours in all departments resume Wednesday. The Free Press and its employees wish you a safe and happy holiday. *** What’s open, closed for the City of… Read More

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Another wet windy day expected today

Rainfall warnings have ended for Southern Manitoba this morning but many areas — specifically those in the southwestern corner of the province — are still keeping a close eye on the water levels. As of this morning, Environment Canada had no rainfall warnings issued for Manitoba, despite a… Read More

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Rainstorms pound province

Mother Nature’s climatic vendetta against Manitoba was on full display this weekend. After enduring the worst winter since 1898 and then waiting until well into May for spring, Manitobans are mopping up today from an all-weekend deluge that flooded basements, streets, highways and farmers’ Read More

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Who cares about some stinking rain?

THERE was driving wind and relentless rain, but that didn’t deter Manitobans from enjoying the great outdoors this weekend. Chantelle Siddle and her friends saw their tent blow away but set it back up and stuck it out. Camping out in their trailer, Lisa and Tony Hrynyk opted for the […]

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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 Sunday was 000. EXTRA Winning number Sunday was 0000000. LOTTO 6/49 Winning numbers Saturday were: 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00. Bonus number was 00. The jackpot of […]

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In brief

Run for councillor’s job SCOTT GILLINGHAM is taking a run at replacing the outgoing Scott Fielding as councillor for the St. James-Brooklands ward. Gillingham, a 12-year resident of St. James, said in a press release Sunday he would focus on infrastructure. “Many of the roads, back lanes and Read More

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Communities declare states of emergency

BRANDON — Western Manitoba was not spared from the weekend deluge, with the City of Brandon declaring a state of emergency Sunday and the town of Cromer being partially evacuated. Brandon city crews responded to numerous instances of overland flooding, drainage issues and downed tree debris Read More

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Are you really a Canadian? Find out here

There’s only one more sleep until Canada Day, and all you tuque-wearing hosers know exactly what that means. It means right now I should be draining the puddles in my backyard to get ready for our annual holiday barbecue, but instead I’m stuck in front of our home computer, drinking […]

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