Missing man found dead

Foul play has been ruled out after a missing man’s body was located earlier this week. William Gibson was found deceased, Winnipeg police indicated this morning. The 86-year-old had been missing since June 29 and was last seen in the St. James area. No further information will be… Read More

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Early birds seek Folk Fest camping sites

Thousands of people are expected to pour into Birds Hill Park today, as the Winnipeg Folk Festival takes the stage for another summer. The West Gate at the park (off Highway 59) opened at 7 o’clock this morning. Festival-goers are reminded that both the festival and quiet campground box… Read […]

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Crest to hit Portage today

It’s high noon today in Manitoba’s flood zone. A projected crest of approximately 50,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) is expected to hit the Portage Reservoir at lunchtime. That’s down from a forecast high of 54,000 cfs projected on Friday, but an amount still high enough it could test the […]

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Rabbi Zalman was a ‘spiritual mentor’

RABBI Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, a longtime professor of religion at the University of Manitoba and spiritual revolutionary, has died in Boulder, Colo. The man better-known as “Reb Zalman,” a less formal title he preferred, was 89. He was born in Poland in 1924 and raised in Vienna, where he Read More

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Maverick Hatskin stole Hull from NHL

MICHELLE Rahman was one of a small handful of people who was told Bobby Hull would be signing with the Winnipeg Jets six months before it happened. Like the others in the exclusive group, she couldn’t believe it. To be honest, she thought her Uncle Benny (Hatskin) was making it […]

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