Deluge a blessing in disguise

It’s only fitting we kick off a piece about a place named Thirsty’s with a story involving water. Lots and lots of water. On May 31, 2010, Winnipeg was hit with what weather gurus described as a “one-in-50-year-rain.” Over the course of a few hours, two separate thunderstorms swept through […]

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Steeves invited to feed poor

After racially charged Facebook comments made by Lorrie Steeves, mayoral candidate Gord Steeves’ wife, surfaced Friday, Althea Guiboche was fed up. Lorrie Steeves wrote she “is really tired of getting harrassed (sic) by the drunken native guys in the skywalks,” as a status on her personal Read More

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Sentimental setting for nuptials

When planning their August wedding, Gerry Lavergne and Shelley Carlson wanted to go big or go home. In the end, they did both. Saturday, after dating for exactly one year, the couple got married in grand fashion: on a sentimental dock with the Esplanade Riel bridge in the background of […]

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Lotteries

In the event of a discrepancy between this list and the official winning numbers, the latter shall prevail. “Ø Lotto 6/49 Winning numbers Saturday for an estimated jackpot of $5,000,000 were 2, 12, 30, 32, 37 and 40. The bonus number was 39. The guaranteed prize-draw number (exact match only) […]

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In Brief

Plane crash kills three A PLANE crash near Kenora Friday killed three Minnesotans. Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Dean Barclay said the crash happened around 2 p.m. on Chappie Lake, an inland lake on the Aulneau peninsula of Lake of the Woods. Police were called around 4:45 p.m. after a Read […]

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