Murder charge downgraded in sister’s death

A first-degree murder charge has been dropped against a Manitoba woman accused of deliberately running over and killing her pregnant sister. Pandora Nancy Owens, 25, will instead stand trial on a lesser charge of second-degree murder following a recently completed preliminary hearing. A… Read More

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Judge wants answers from CFS

A Manitoba judge has called out Child and Family Services, demanding they appear before him in court to answer pointed questions about a troubled teen in their care. The 14-year-old Winnipeg boy appeared in court Monday, expecting to be sentenced after pleading guilty to animal abuse and arson. Read More

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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 Monday was 561. EXTRA Winning number Monday was 6767432. Read More

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Ebola-aid fundraiser quashed

A humanitarian idea to raise money and awareness for Ebola virus victims has been killed by Folklorama rules. Last week, leaders in the Sierra Leone community said they were going to raise money for Red Cross efforts to battle the Ebola virus by setting up a booth at the African […]

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Zebra mussel larvae found in Lake Winnipeg

There is more evidence that zebra mussels are infesting Lake Winnipeg. After successfully eradicating the pests from four harbours earlier this year, the province has found nine larval zebra mussels in the southeast part of the lake, including near Grand Marais. “The presence of these Read More

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