Cool weather continues after wet weekend

Cold enough for ya? No one expects to hear that on July 14 and no one wants to hear that. After enduring the coldest Winnipeg winter in 100 years, we deserve some warmth this summer. Don’t we? Well, don’t hold your breath, and hang onto your hat. Today’s high will […]

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No one thinks developer’s crazy now

GIMLI — People didn’t just think Willie Arnason was crazy. They thought he was so crazy they told him that to his face. They thought he was so crazy no one locally wanted anything to do with his residential development, a subdivision like no other, a subdivision built on water […]

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Waters to recede soon

BRANDON — The Assiniboine River will continue to remain near crest level in the Brandon region for another day before beginning to recede. The crest came Saturday morning slightly higher than forecast, setting a new record for the highest it has been measured in Brandon. The official crest… Read More

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No REPTILE dysfunction

Wind and rain made it easy for parents and children to scale back their outdoor activities Sunday and make a cold-blooded decision to view reptiles instead. Hundreds of families made their way to the Victoria Inn and Convention Centre on Wellington Avenue, where breeders set up displays for Read More

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Joyful Germans raise steins

The stakes were as high as they could get. A win meant the party would go all night. A loss would sour the whole day for everybody. The German Society of Winnipeg was packed on Sunday as people gathered to watch the final showdown between Germany and Argentina at the […]

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Folk Fest leaves the hubby home alone

Just like every summer, I was abandoned by my family last weekend. My wife, She Who Must Not Be Named, and my daughter, She Who Does Not Want Me To Enter Her Room Ever For Any Reason, put on their tie-dye T-shirts and Birkenstock sandals and bravely ventured out into […]

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Coach helps youth amp up soccer skills

When Germany trounced Brazil 7-1 during the World Cup, images of the intense emotional reactions of Brazilian fans made their way around the Internet. Youness Moustarzak has an idea of what it’s like to care about soccer that much. “It’s like a second religion in Morocco,” said Moustarzak, who Read […]

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Kids go for reptiles at expo

A reptile expo was a petting zoo for parents and curious kids Sunday. Hundreds of families made their way to the Victoria Inn were dozens of reptile breeders set up displays stocked with exotic snakes, geckos, turtles and tarantulas. “I’m not a big snake fan,” confessed… Read More

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