No holiday for hunger — help out

Attention Safeway shoppers: Extra-large Dougs are on special today. In fact, it’s a two-for-one sale. That’s what you would have heard Tuesday at the Linden Ridge Safeway, because Blue Bomber legend Doug Brown, who spent his Hall of Fame career terrorizing opposing quarterbacks, and I, a Read More

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‘Move quicker,’ province urged

Lilli Schneider has lived in Twin Lakes Beach for a large part of her life. Her house used to be right on the shore of Lake Manitoba. It still is — although it was moved back 27 metres after the flood of 2011 damaged it. The property it’s on used […]

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Current flooding well below 2011 volume

The flooding Manitoba experienced three years ago was definitively worse than the flooding it’s experiencing now, provincial officials said during a flood briefing today. The province also provided charts to show the amount of floodwater from the Assiniboine River handled by the Portage… Read More

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Residents want outlet for Lake Manitoba now

Farmers and residents around Lake Manitoba are calling on the province to quickly build a channel to let water out of the lake, as rising water levels are destroying their way of life. About 70 people gathered at the farm of Mark Peters, northwest of Portage la Prairie. Peters invited […]

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