Female stabbing victim identified

The female victim of a stabbing on Salter Street Friday morning has been identified. Lorie Bearbull, 37, suffered multiple stab wounds and was transported to hospital in critical condition around 4:15 a.m. on Friday. She later succumbed to her injuries in hospital. Members of the homicide unit Read More

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Charges don’t deter Steen

First-time city councillor Thomas Steen has decided he’ll try his political fortune even while facing criminal charges. Steen, 54, registered his re-election campaign late Friday. Steen, who is facing criminal charges for an alleged assault on a woman in the spring and a charge of breaching a Read More

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Woman’s death ‘sadder than sad’

A 57-year-old woman is dead following a farm-related accident in the RM of Shellmouth Thursday afternoon. Lucille Morrison died after she fell off the tractor she was driving and was hit by the brushcutter it was towing on her acreage, located northwest of Russell, near Lake of the Read More

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Locals mourn jetliner victims

Manitobans are mourning the deaths of 298 people in eastern Ukraine — even as reports reveal some controversial symbols of pro-Russian separatists are appearing again. Hours after learning a jetliner carrying 298 innocent people was shot out of the sky over Ukraine, science teacher Norbert Iwan Read More

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Domo to offer counselling

His nerves are running on empty after being jumped at the pump on three separate occasions. But a young Winnipeg man is about to get a much-needed boost from his employer. Douglas Everett, chairman of Domo, told the Free Press the company will reach out to Dylan Lebrun to see […]

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Pallister’s PST case thrown out

A legal bid by Opposition Leader Brian Pallister to reverse the hike of the provincial sales tax without a referendum has been thrown out of court. In a 15-page decision released Friday, Court of Queen’s Bench Judge Kenneth Hanssen said Pallister and his Progressive Conservatives didn’t have a Read More

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A century-old love story

The walls didn’t talk in the century-old Wolseley home Lori Dustan Lafond and her husband, Darrell, moved into six years ago. But the floorboards did. Darrell vividly remembers the moment and how it happened. He and his dad, Denis, were renovating the house, and they had just pulled out a […]

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Multiple DUIs net 15-month jail sentence

A Lockport man arrested for being drunk at the wheel five times in a year visibly trembled in court Friday while vowing to never again let another drop of liquor pass his lips. “It’s a miracle of God that I’m still alive to speak these words,” a distressed Marcus Kleinsasser […]

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