For sale: boards from soccer facility

A local real estate developer is hoping to find a good home for the boards of a mothballed indoor soccer facility. Brookdale Properties recently acquired the Cover-All Sportsplex in Headingley as part of a deal for some land across the Trans-Canada Highway, where it’s planning to build a Read More

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Northern part of Plessis closed this weekend

The northern stretch of Plessis Road will be off-limits to traffic this weekend. A railway reconstruction project will force the closure of Plessis between Gunn Road and Grassie Boulevard starting at 6 p.m. this evening. The shutdown is scheduled to last throughout the weekend, with Plessis… Read More

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Woman seeks prison time to get her life back

A Winnipeg woman tearfully begged a judge for a longer sentence Thursday, saying she needs extensive help to get her troubled life back on track. Kayla Allen, 28, pleaded guilty to a residential break-and-enter that occurred in 2008. She cut herself during the incident, leaving a trail of blood Read […]

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She may save two sisters’ lives

HAMIOTA — Zachi Espayos isn’t your average 11-year-old. Next month, the Grade 6 Hamiota Collegiate student will donate bone marrow to her younger sister, Zoey, who suffers from alpha-thalassemia. If the procedure is successful and the bone marrow takes, Zachi will again be called upon to Read More

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Lewd acts in park lead to arrests

WINNIPEG police have arrested two men who allegedly performed indecent acts Wednesday evening at a children’s playground. A 36-year-old woman was at the playground around 7:45 p.m Wednesday with three children, aged, 5, 7 and 9, at the 200 block of Varsity View Drive. A police release said two Read […]

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