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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City road work more expensive than expected

City council is now on summer break, but members of the finance committee put in a couple of hours of work Thursday morning. In addition to questioning CFO Mike Ruta over lingering issues stemming from the KPMG audit into the construction of the new police headquarters building, councillors Read More

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Stolen custom-built bike found

It appears Keith Dyck has found his dream bike that was stolen last weekend at the Winnipeg Folk Festival. Dyck said he received an email Thursday afternoon after the story about his custom-built bike appeared in the Free Press. The email read: “hey keith i saw the news and saturday […]

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