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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Motorcycle crash kills Steinbach businessman

A well-known Steinbach businessman died in a motorcycle collision Monday in Saskatchewan. John Friesen, the owner of Friesen Drillers, lost control of his motorcycle and crashed near Maple Creek, Sask., about 6:30 p.m., say RCMP. The 63-year-old was travelling westbound on Highway 1 when the Read More

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