Goertzen Reaches Health Deal With Ottawa

Manitoba and the federal government have come to terms on a deal on health funding. Our province had been the last one to hold out after negotiations on a federal-provincial deal broke down and…

Local Sports

Comets Capture Provincial Title

The Rivers Comets are Provincial Senior A Baseball champions. The Comets, who joined the South West Baseball League in 2017, reeled off three straight wins this past weekend to claim the inaugural…

The Blue Bombers Report

Winnipeg defeated the Edmonton Eskimos 33-26 last Thursday at Investors Group Field. Head coach Mike O'Shea will join Clayton Dreger on the Blue Bombers report which airs Mondays at 11:35 a.m. & 5:20…

The South West Baseball League Report

The Boissevain Centennials are the 2017 Senior "AA" Provincial Baseball champions after defeating Morden in the final this past weekend in Neepawa. Centennials utility player Dawson Hole will join…

Bombers Roll On With Win Over Eskimos

With their fourth win in a row on Thursday night, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are officially the hottest team in the CFL. The Blue and Gold (6-2) came out strong at Investors Group Field and never…

Ag News

Valley Soybean Expo Highlights Prograin Research in Manitoba

Farmers got a firsthand look at some of Prograin's early maturing soybean varieties in the Extend program. Two year and one year pre-commercial material was also on display at the 12th annual Valley…

Early Scouting and Management Practices Key to Blackleg Prevention

A research scientist with DL Seeds wants producers to scout for blackleg symptoms early. Sakaria Liban said they should be looking for signs of infection. "Early infection is the most harmful.…

U of M's Dairy Research Facility Receives Nearly $3-M in Funding

Manitoba's dairy industry will benefit from Wednesday's funding announcement by federal and provincial ministers for agriculture Lawrence MacAulay and Ralph Eichler. The two governments will partner…

Reducing Soil Compaction and Its Effects

Impacted root growth is showing up in Manitoba crops this year. Marla Riekman is a Land Management Specialist with Manitoba Agriculture. She said this is particularly the case around the headlands…

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