Winkler man drowns in Killarney

A Winkler man is missing and presumed drowned following a boating accident, Killarney RCMP reported Sunday. Three men were fishing in a boat on Rock Lake, 40 kilometres east of Killarney Friday evening when one of them fell overboard. None of the three was wearingg life jackets. A Read More

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Motorcycle crash kills Pine Falls pair

A man and woman from Pine Falls are dead following a motorcycle crash Sunday morning in the RM of Whitemouth. The pair was heading eastbound at the intersection of Highway 11 and Highway 44 around 11:30 am when the motorcycle they were riding collided with a westbound car. The man, […]

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City to resume mosquito fogging tonight

City fogging crews will hit the streets tonight to finish where they left off Saturday night. High winds forced crews to suspend fogging early last night but weather permitting, they’re be back out, tackling the south, east and west ends of the city. The city’s insect control branch… Read More

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Muggy with a chance of thunderstorms

Environment Canada is calling for muggy weather today and the possibility of a thunderstorm late this afternoon. The high today will be 31 C. Environment Canada noted a high UV index of 8 today. The wind will be from the south at 30 kilometres an hour. Monday’s forecast calls for […]

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Man stabbed in city overnight

A stabbing victim is stable condition this morning after an unprovoked attack close to Health Sciences Centre. The man, 32, was walking in the area of Bannatyne Ave. and Juno Street with two friends around 3 a.m. when they were approached by a man who was armed. “Without provocation, the… […]

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Many readers reject genocide term

An article on whether the term “genocide” applies to Canada’s indigenous people resulted in a lot of online comments from readers. I think there is no question historical injustices were perpetrated against some aboriginal Canadians. There is also no question this did not equate to genocide Read More

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Ethical eats

Erin Crampton is the owner of Crampton’s Market, a seasonal grocery store and bakery specializing in organic produce, naturally raised meats and Manitoba-made foodstuffs such as jams, jellies and salad dressings. Before we launch into today’s story, Crampton has an anecdote that illustrates how Read More

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Today’s Horoscope

MOON ALERT We have the all clear today to do business (whether $10 or $10 million) and make important decisions. The moon is in Taurus. ARIES (March 21-April 19) On the whole, this is a pleasant day. Nevertheless, this morning, there will be difficult moments with someone older or in […]

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Third teen arrested for bridge holdup

ANOTHER arrest has been made in the case that saw three teens robbed and held up for about 90 minutes on July 12 near Omand’s Creek. A 16-year-old male was arrested in the area of Pacific Avenue and Keewatin Street at about 9 p.m. Friday for his alleged involvement in […]

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Speakers call Gaza conflict ‘genocide’

Hussam Azzam carried his four-and-a-half-year-old son, A.K., on his shoulders for the majority of Saturday afternoon’s Rally for Gaza. Though toting the toddler wasn’t comfortable, Azzam said it was important that his son be able to see and learn what is going on in his native Palestine through Read More

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