Triathletes complete marathon swim

TWO Manitoban triathletes proved they’re definitely qualified to swim in the deep end Saturday. While many relaxed at their cottages for the weekend, Taren Gesell and Patrick Peacock strapped on wetsuits to swim laps for more than seven hours, covering a 27-kilometre stretch. Gesell had been Read More

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Search ongoing after failed rescue

POLICE continued to search Saturday for a man who went missing in the Red River Friday afternoon near the Provencher Bridge. A chaotic rescue attempt Friday by river patrols and members of the Splash Dash water- taxi service also sent another man to hospital in cardiac arrest. The Winnipeg… Read […]

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Lotteries

“Ø Lotto 6/49 Winning numbers Saturday for an estimated jackpot of $10,000,000 were 9, 18, 41, 42, 48 and 49. The bonus number was 10. The guaranteed prize-draw number (exact match only) was 40710346-03. “Ø Western 649 Winning numbers Saturday were 10, 17, 21, 29, 45 and 46. Bonus number […]

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In Brief

Stolen bikes lead to arrests THREE youths have been charged after a series of thefts in St. Vital. Police found three boys in the area of St. Mary’s Road and Warde Avenue around 6 a.m. Friday. After speaking with them, officers learned the bikes the boys were riding had allegedly […]

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Crazy for little cars

Four years ago, Harold Taylor’s wife and two teenaged daughters summoned him into the living room for a family heart-to-heart. Once Taylor was seated his loved ones got to the point. “We’ve been talking,” they said in unison, “and we’ve come to the same Read More

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