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Gilbert Plains Man Stabbed During Break-In

GILBERT PLAINS - a 36 year-old man was taken to hospital after being stabbed during a break-in. The victim answered his door at 11:15 pm. on February 12 and was immediately assaulted by two men. They stabbed him in the upper body and them grabbed a small amount of cannabis before fleeing. Police found the…

Antique Store Searches for Family of WWI Veteran

STEINBACH, Man. — The owner of an antique store in Manitoba is looking for the family of a First World War veteran after finding a letter in a box of papers. Amanda Kehler, owner of Prairie Pickers Café in Steinbach, bought a box of old papers for $1 while searching for antiques a few days…

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Gilbert Plains Man Stabbed During Break-In

GILBERT PLAINS - a 36 year-old man was taken to hospital after being stabbed during a break-in. The victim answered his door at 11:15 pm. on February 12 and was immediately assaulted by two men. They stabbed him in the upper body and them grabbed a small amount of cannabis before fleeing. Police found the…

Antique Store Searches for Family of WWI Veteran

STEINBACH, Man. — The owner of an antique store in Manitoba is looking for the family of a First World War veteran after finding a letter in a box of papers. Amanda Kehler, owner of Prairie Pickers Café in Steinbach, bought a box of old papers for $1 while searching for antiques a few days…

B & E Suspects Brave Snowy Field to Evade Capture

STONEWALL - Icy road conditions led to a foot chase through snowy fields as police chased suspects in a break and enter. On February 8, Stonewall RCMP responded to a break and enter in progress. A black pickup truck fled the scene as police arrived and multiple police cars arrived to help locate the vehicle.…

Women Investigated for Anti-indigenous Comments Given Conditions

OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION, Canada — Two Manitoba women arrested over online comments that threatened violence against Indigenous people have been given seven conditions following a mediation circle on a First Nation. The recommendations include sending handwritten apologies to news outlets, 80 hours of community service on a First Nation, and to attend a cultural awareness…

Case of Seized Newborn Back in Court

WINNIPEG — A family trying to get back a newborn who was seen in a social media video being taken away by police in a Winnipeg hospital is to be back in court next month. The video of the infant was broadcast live on Facebook by the woman’s uncle in January, and First Nations leaders…

Thompson Man Terrorizes Woman & Her Children with Knife

THOMPSON - A woman and her children were terrorized by a man with a knife on at least two separate occasions until police intervened. On February 10 just after 6 AM. police responded to a call of a domestic dispute. When they arrived they found that the suspect had kicked in the door, threatened the…

Eye Injury Results in $124,000 Fine For Thompson Company

WINNIPEG - A Workplace Health and Safety investigation has resulted in $124,000 in fines for Thompson Company, Vale Canada Limited after one of their employees suffered a permanent injury to his eyes. The employee was sprayed in the face with liquid grout after a pressurized hose ruptured and there was no washing facility nearby. The…

Human Remains Found Near Schanzenfeld

MORDEN - Human remains have been found near Schanzenfeld, Manitoba at about 1:00 pm this afternoon. They have not yet been identified and the RCMP are continuing to investigate. More information to come.

McEwen/Carruthers Win Manitoba, Earn Brier Trip

CURL MANITOBA - After most of a decade of competing against each other at the highest level of Manitoba and Canadian Curling, including each winning two of the last four Manitoba titles, the combined might of Mike McEwen and Reid Carruthers has resulted in another Manitoba championship and a trip to the Tim Hortons Brier…

Pallister Down South While Social Media Marvels at Snow

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister appeared to marvel on social media in recent days at Winnipeg’s wintry weather, but in reality he was at his vacation home in tropical Costa Rica, his office has confirmed. Pallister’s Twitter and Instagram accounts put up a few pictures last Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, as daytime temperatures hovered…

Lotto 649 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - The $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw was won by a ticket holder in British Columbia, while the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in the Prairies. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Feb. 13 will again be approximately $5 million. Here…

On-Farm Beef Verification Program Gets Government Funding

MANITOBA - The Manitoba Beef Producers will receive $350,000 over the next five years to help deliver the Verified Beef Production Plus program. The investment is intended to help meet consumer demands while maintaining confidence in Canada's world-class production standards. The program will offer resources and training to help producers meet marketplace and societal expectations.…

Rockin the Fields of Minnedosa Rock Festival

MINNEDOSA - This summer, Rockin’ the Fields of Minnedosa is proud to continue it’s legacy as “Canada’s Premier Classic Rock Festival” on August 2-4, 2019 in Minnedosa, Manitoba. Rockin’ the Fields is more then just a festival, it’s an experience. It is the perfect weekend getaway for music lovers to indulge in live music under…

Falcon-Ouellette Apologizes for not Including Women in Calendar

WINNIPEG — A Liberal member of Parliament is apologizing for putting out a calendar that features notable Canadians — all of whom are men. Robert−Falcon Ouellette, who represents the riding of Winnipeg Centre, recently sent a calendar by mail to his constituents that profiled 12 Canadians. The list includes former politicians, a hockey player and…

Liberals Call Out Pallister’s Risky Plan to Drive Experts out of Manitoba Health

MANITOBA LIBERAL CAUCUS - Manitoba will be the only province with no Mental Health or Addictions Branch in government if the Pallister Government goes ahead with a reorganization of Manitoba Health that will purge the department of experts in actually delivering health care, says Manitoba Liberal Leader and MLA for St. Boniface Dougald Lamont. The…

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