Teachers in for lesson at Juno Beach Centre

Four Manitoba teachers are going to Juno Beach in Normandy, France, next week for an educational experience of a lifetime. Scott Powers of Gimli High School, Alison Lynch of West Kildonan Collegiate, Mary Ellen Campbell of St. John’s-Ravenscourt School and Paul Longtin of Garden City Collegiate Read More

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Crime rate continues to drop

Forget tougher: Winnipeg police are getting smarter on crime. And it appears to be paying off. That was the message from Winnipeg Police Service officials Tuesday as they heralded yet another drop in the city’s often-maligned crime rate — the fifth straight year of declines. A renewed push Read More

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Big bang rattles Transcona, N.K.

Some residents of Transcona and North Kildonan may have heard a loud explosion, but the company responsible says it’s nothing to worry about. The explosion was heard around 8:30 p.m. on Monday night, said Harbourview South resident Kurt Berger, who was watching TV in his basement when he heard Read […]

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Bombers move on from loss

If there are any emotional scars from their first loss of the 2014 CFL season, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are hiding them well. The club completed a spirited workout at the Bison practice facility west of Investors Group Field Tuesday — work is already being done to set up the […]

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RCMP find body of drowned man

Killarney RCMP have recovered the body of a 21-year-old Winkler man who drowned in Rock Lake on July 18. RCMP say his body was found Monday in the water close to where police believe he fell in. An autopsy will be held in Winnipeg. Rock Lake is about 40 kilometres […]

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Fringe festival on record pace, so far

The Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival is on a record attendance pace through the first weekend of performances. The 27th annual fringe-athon has registered 50 sellouts, and on Saturday set a new one-day high of 10,714 tickets sold. Five days into the 12-day event, sales stand at 40,054 tickets. Read More

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