Nurse charged with fraud

RCMP have quietly made a second arrest linked to their fraud probe of a former Manitoba chiropractor who allegedly pretended to be a licensed medical doctor for years. Now Mounties believe a fake nurse was also involved. Johanna Gruenke, 74, was formally charged in provincial court Wednesday Read More

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Mountie’s answer to pain: suicide

The beheading that took place on a Greyhound bus near Portage la Prairie in 2008 has claimed another victim. Ken Barker, a retired RCMP corporal who was a dog handler for the force, took his own life last weekend after struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder for years. He was one […]

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Life sentences sought in killing of boy, 16

He was just a teenage boy, running for his life from gang rivals who brutally beat and killed him despite his posing no threat to them. And Manitoba justice officials say it’s this feature of Paris Bruce’s senseless death that’s among the central reasons the courts should hand down life […]

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Woman dies after van rolls

A 24-year-old woman from Sapotaweyak Cree Nation is dead after her van rolled and landed in the Bell River. Police responded to a call around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday on Provincial Road 482, about 12 kilometres west of Sapotaweyak. The minivan was upright in the river, and the woman was pronounced […]

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Paralyzed man accepts apology

A guilty plea. A call for leniency. Many tears and the occasional laugh. All of these occurred in the provincial court Wednesday where after almost three years, Neil Klippenstein met the driver who rear-ended him, paralyzing him from the neck down. Klippenstein wasn’t bitter. In fact, he said 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 Wednesday was 147. EXTRA Winning number Wednesday for the main prize of $250,000 was 1666358. LOTTO 6/49 Winning numbers Wednesday were 1, 20, 25, 27, 37, Read More

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