Nursery owner last of a growing breed

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE — The consequences from cuts to science take years to surface. But then they surface. Nearly 200 Shubert cherry trees were cut down in Linden Woods parks and boulevards last year due to an unstoppable, sinisterly named disease called black knot. Ditto bronze leaf disease Read More

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Two-wheeled patrols to hit the streets

Police cadets are taking to two wheels this summer as part of a new bike patrol program. Winnipeg police say 16 auxiliary cadets with specialized training will be mobile city wide, increasing patrols in other districts, including bike paths, riverbanks and parks. The idea is to free up regular Read […]

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Teenage rapist gets two more years in jail

A city teen who broke into an east Winnipeg home and confined and raped an innocent girl has been handed the maximum possible youth sentence. “He has caused indescribable damage to the victim and her family,” provincial court Judge Tracey Lord said this afternoon, calling the case… Read More

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Polar bears make a big splash at zoo

The long-awaited, highly anticipated Journey to Churchill exhibit opened today at the Assiniboine Park Zoo with a rush of families and fanfare. But the biggest stars of the $90 million, four-hectare exhibit were the polar bears — especially the female bears, Aurora and Kaska, who splashed Read More

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