Woman stabbed on Redwood

A woman was stabbed early this morning in the 400 block of Redwood Avenue. About 4:15 a.m. police and emergency crews found the woman injured in the back alley between Salter Street and Powers Street. Police said the woman was taken to hospital and is in critical condition. The police […]

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Maximum sentence for sex offender

Nothing but the maximum sentence will do. That was a judge’s ruling Thursday in the case of an elderly sex-offender who exposed himself to a girl at a Winnipeg Walmart store. William Astle, 78, learned he was being sent to prison for four years for the Feb. 1 indecent act, […]

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Councillors grill official over audit

COUNCILLORS surprised a senior administrator when they suspended committee rules at a Thursday meeting to question CFO Mike Ruta about the KPMG audit. Couns. Russ Wyatt and Paula Havixbeck spent 50 minutes questioning Ruta over lingering issues from the damning audit into the conversion of the 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 Thursday was 096. EXTRA Winning number Thursday for the main prize of $250,000 was 4937081. LOTTO 6/49 Winning numbers Wednesday were: 1, 20, 25, 27, 37,… Read More

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The dog and his noisy duck are quack-ers

When it comes to the delicate process of writing a professional newspaper column, it is essential … “WAK! WAK! WAK! WAK! WAK! WAK! WAK! WAK! WAK!” I’m sorry. What I was trying to say was… “WAK! WAK! WAK! WAK! WAK!” Excuse me for a minute. “MOOKIE, DROP THE DUCK!” OK, […]

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New trial ordered in killing

How Michael Lynn Pearce wound up arrested, prosecuted and convicted for killing his friend and occasional lover has never been short on intrigue and complex nuance. And now, his case has seen another dramatic twist as Manitoba’s top court on Thursday granted the 46-year-old a new trial, ruling Read More

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Evacuees get look at deal

They just want to go home. Lake St. Martin evacuees packed a school gym Thursday to get a first look at a $300-million settlement their leaders signed Monday with the federal and provincial governments. Other land deals have fallen through, but this one is the first to include federal support, […]

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Sagkeeng chief vying for grand chief position

Sagkeeng First Nation Chief Donavan Fontaine plans to announce he will run to become grand chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs. Fontaine made the announcement via a news release late Thursday. The election is set for July 30 at Swan Lake First Nation in Headingley. Fontaine said he will… […]

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Leak closes main Pan Am Pool

Pan Am Pool is temporarily closed, though swimming lessons won’t be affected, according to the City of Winnipeg. The issue is a water leak that was detected in the basement mechanical area, a release from the city stated. It affects the main pool section, but not the training and kiddie… […]

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