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Fatal Accident Near Woodlands

WOODLANDS - A collision on Highway 6 has taken the life of an 81 year-old man from Eriksdale, Manitoba. The collision happened just before 5 P.M. about 5 kilometres southeast of Woodlands. The victim attempted to overtake another vehicle and collided with a pickup truck when he pulled into the oncoming lane. The 81-year-old driver,…

85 Year-Old Man Drowns in Netley Creek

ST. ANDREWS - An 85 year-old man from Winnipeg drowned in Netley Creek on August 19 just before noon. The man had swum out from shore to retrieve his boat that had drifted away from the launch and witnesses say he began having difficulty in the water next to his boat before going under. Another…

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Fatal Accident Near Woodlands

WOODLANDS - A collision on Highway 6 has taken the life of an 81 year-old man from Eriksdale, Manitoba. The collision happened just before 5 P.M. about 5 kilometres southeast of Woodlands. The victim attempted to overtake another vehicle and collided with a pickup truck when he pulled into the oncoming lane. The 81-year-old driver,…

85 Year-Old Man Drowns in Netley Creek

ST. ANDREWS - An 85 year-old man from Winnipeg drowned in Netley Creek on August 19 just before noon. The man had swum out from shore to retrieve his boat that had drifted away from the launch and witnesses say he began having difficulty in the water next to his boat before going under. Another…

Tag Team Challenge Becomes Street Festival Scrap In Arborg

ARBORG - Every August, the action and excitement of CWE Wrestling highlights the Saturday afternoon festivities at the Arborg Street Festival, and this weekend a strong crowd of 300 cheered and booed loudly and constantly as the card unfolded. The opener was yet another comeuppance for “The King Of Transcona” Scott Ripley. Despite the nefarious…

Manitoba Election: A Fool's Forgotten Tale

Let’s play a little name recognition game. Don’t use a search engine, that would be cheating. Look at the following names. June Westbury, William Bayley, George Little, Albert Smith, Norma McCormick, George Palmer, Duncan Lloyd, William Short, Donald Smith, Curtis Bird, Hugh Armstrong, Henry Clarke, George Coldwell, Dwight Johnson, William Sexsmith, Walter Clark, Ivan Schultz,…

Police Say "Do Not Approach" Dangerous Escaped Prisoner

CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW DAUPHIN - RCMP in Dauphin are informing residents that they are searching for an escaped prisoner. On August 14, around 11:40 pm, Police learned that a prisoner had just escaped from the custody of Manitoba Corrections Officers. Dustin Joseph Racette, a 34-year-old male from Dauphin. Raette assaulted and ran from…

Cross Lake House Fire Claims Life

CROSS LAKE - A house fire in Cross Lake has taken the life of a 93 year-old woman. On August 9, 2019, at approximately 3:30 am, Cross Lake RCMP officers noticed smoke coming from a residence in the community. They attempted, but were unable to gain entry through the front door due to heavy smoke.…

Head on Collision Kills One, Seriously Injures Second

STONEWALL - One person is dead and another taken to hospital in serious condition after a head-on collision on Highway 7 near Road 81 N in the RM of Rockwood. The investigation has determined that a vehicle, driven by a 49-year-old male from Stonewall, was travelling north on Highway 7 when it collided head-on with…

Missing 84 Year-Old Woman Found Safe After 4 Days

SPRAGUE - 84 Year-old Mary Byman has been found, safe after being missing for four days in the bush. Mary had been berry-picking with a friend in the Spur Woods area where they had become separated. On July 28, 2019, at approximately 9:00 pm, Mary Byman was found in an area approximately 2 kms southwest…

20 Charged During "Project Beckon" in Brandon

BRANDON - 20 men were arrested on the weekend as a result of a joint Winnipeg-Brandon project to target the demand side of sexual exploitation. The focus of "Project Beckon"in the safety and well-being of those involved in the sex trade and to conduct enforcement on those who are exploiting vulnerable victims for sexual services.…

Manitoba Small Business Optimism Improves in July

WINNIPEG - The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) released its latest monthly Business Barometer, which reveals optimism among small business owners in Manitoba improved in July to an index of 60.1, up 4.7 points from 55.4 in June. Manitoba’s index is two points above the national average index of 57.8. “Manitoba’s small business confidence…

Fatal Collision In Whiteshell Provincial Park

FALCON BEACH - Two people are dead following a fatal collision that took place on Highway 1 near Barren Lake in Whiteshell Provincial Park. The initial investigation has determined that an eastbound vehicle stopped abruptly and a semi-truck also travelling eastbound crossed into the westbound lane in an attempt to avoid colliding with the eastbound…

Zoo Releases 13 Captive-Reared Endangered Butterflies

WINNIPEG - The Assiniboine Park Zoo’s Conservation and Research team has successfully released 13 captive-reared Poweshiek skipperling butterflies on the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s properties in the Tall Grass Prairie Preserve located in the RM of Stuartburn in southeastern Manitoba. This is another important milestone in a multi-year, collaborative research and conservation effort undertaken to…

RCMP Search for Arson Suspect

THOMPSON - RCMP are looking for the suspect in an arson investigation regarding a fire at a business in Thompson on July 18 At approximately 3:35 AM., Thompson RCMP responded to a fire at a business on Selkirk Avenue. When officers arrived, the business was engulfed in flames. Thompson Fire Department attended and extinguished the…

Teenagers Assault Girl and Share Through Social Media

WINNIPEG - Manitoba RCMP have laid charges against a 16 and 18 year-old accused of sexually assaulting a female youth in Northern Manitoba. The investigation has determined that the victim was sexually assaulted by the two males, and the incident was recorded and shared through social media. A 16-year-old male has been arrested and charged…

Sensations Ground Bison Recalled

WINNIPEG - Ground Bison, distributed by Northfork Bison Distributions Inc has issued a voluntary recall of their ground bison products due to possible E. coli O121 and O103 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products detailed here. Food contaminated with E. coli O121 and O103 may not look or smell spoiled but can still…

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