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Barry Lamb

Peace Garden Going Through Spring Thaw

Things right now at the International Peace Garden (IPG) are a bit wet and messy with all the snow melting. CEO Tim Chapman says they can use some moisture at the IPG. “We had a dry fall and went int... read more..

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Barry Lamb

ACC Enters Into Partnership To Help Students

Assiniboine Community College and Mitacs, a national not-for-profit organization that fosters growth and innovation in Canada, have signed a funding agreement under the Accelerate internship program. ... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Virden To Get Cannabis Store

Virden has been selected by the Manitoba Government as one of seven rural communities that will get a retail cannabis store. This is part of the government's plan to have a cannabis outlet withi... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Heritage Group Looking How Best To Move Forward

A group dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of Southwestern Manitoba is looking for ways to move forward using partnerships. The Turtle Mountain-Souris Plains Heritage Association (TMSP... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Watch Out For Thin Ice

The spring thaw is underway and Manitobans are being warned to watch out for hazardous ice conditions across the province. While the ice may appear normal, it may be very thin and no longer support ... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Broom Toting Man Mistaken For Gun Waving Resident

RCMP in Boissevain in mid March were called to investigate what they thought was a man waving a firearm at a residence in town. Police received a report of a male pointing a firearm outside his front... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Southwest Snow Trackers Closing Trails

The President of the Southwest Snow Trackers says the 2018-19 snowmobiling season was a great one when compared to some previous winters. Gord Weidenhamer of Deloraine notes the trails were busy and ... read more..

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Barry Lamb

‘Cover-Up Budget’ says Maguire

Tuesday’s federal budget announcement has Canadians buzzing about what’s in store for the country come the months leading up to -and after - the fall election.  Upon the recent SNC Lavalin scanda... read more..

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Mavis Winters

RCMP Report to March 19, 2019

The following is the RCMP report to March 19, 2019. This reporting period, police responded to the following calls for service. - 10 traffic violations - 8 provincial statute (Mental Health Act, Fir... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Municipalities Assessing Provincial Announcement

Municipalities waiting for word from the Manitoba government found out this week more funds are about to flow for infrastructure work. The Manitoba government will be distributing an additional $10 m... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Boissevain Festival Produces Several Winners

The Boissevain Festival of the Arts has concluded for another year. Adjudicators have recommended a number of the entrants move onto the next level of competition at the end of May. Adjudicators in ... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Portage-Lisgar MP Calls Federal Budget "Expensive Cover-Up"

The Federal government released its 2019-20 budget yesterday, which included a $19.8 billion deficit. This was the Liberal government's final budget before the October federal election. Highlights read more..

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Barry Lamb

MP Wants Action On Canola Issue

Brandon-Souris MP Larry Maguire wants the federal government to do more to get canola exports heading back to China. In early March Richardson International, a canola exporter to China, was served wi... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Drug Bust In Melita

RCMP in Melita arrested three people after searching a home in that community earlier this month. Three men, all aged 28, were charged in connection to a search warrant at a Melita residence on March... read more..

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Candace Derksen

Province Adds Millions To Municipal Road And Bridge Funding

The head of Manitoba's municipal lobby group says Tuesday's provincial infrastructure funding boost is good news.    The Manitoba government announced it is contributing an extra $10 milli... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Brandon Church Showing Off New Stage

  Central United Church in Brandon has a new look. The sanctuary has a much larger stage that has more room to host larger groups that might come to the church to entertain. An open house will read more..

Local News
Barry Lamb

Latest Flood Forecast Focuses On Red River

Manitoba's latest flood forecast says the Assiniboine River system will see limited flooding and there wasn't any mention of the Souris River.   Meantime the Red River and its tributaries wil... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Snowmobile Season Winding Down

The milder weather has prompted snowmobile clubs to take action with their trail systems. Al Sampson is President of the Tri-Lake Trail Busters Snowmobile Club and he says as of Monday, March 18th th... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Boissevain School Bus Service Returns To Normal

The north parking lot at Boissevain School is back in use for dropping off and picking up students. For close to a year the parking lot was out of use because contractors had moved in for a renovatio... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Municipalities Look For Ways To Work More Efficiently

Municipalities in Southwestern Manitoba are taking steps to work more closely together. Representatives from 13 municipalities gathered in Boissevain March21st to find common ground and areas of conc... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Green Party Leader Tours Manitoba

The leader of the Green Party's Community Matters Tour stopped in Brandon on Friday. Elizabeth May was in Western Manitoba for a fund raising luncehon, a speech at BU and a town hall meeting Friday ... read more..

Local News
Barry Lamb

LCS Banquet Helps Pay Down Mortgage

Lakeside Christian School in Killarney this month held another successful fund raising banquet at the Lakeview Community Church. Every year LCS hosts a banquet to raise money to help support the scho... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Frozen Lines Impact Some Homes In Boissevain

Municipal crews have spent a few days over the past couple of weeks dealing with frozen water lines. Doug Harper is the town foreman and he says there weren’t any breaks but some lines were frozen. “... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Tickborne Diseases Can Be Life Threatening To Pets

Though it may not seem like a concern yet, veterinarians are letting pet owners know once it hits zero degrees, ticks can come out in full force. March is Tick Awareness Month, Winkler veterinarian D... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Brandon Chamber Building Gleans From Heritage Initiative

The City of Brandon issued a news release on Tuesday to officially recognize the Brandon Chamber of Commerce as the first successful recipient of municipal property tax relief through its updated Muni... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Killarney Maintains Irish Traditions

The Mayor of Killarney-Turtle Mountain doesn’t think many people with Irish roots live in the municipality but that doesn’t stop people from celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. The Town of Killarney was i... read more..

Local News
Ryan Funk

Spring Equinox Doesn't Always Mean Spring Is Here

On March 20 you may notice the spring equinox (also known as the 'vernal equinox') on your calendar marking the first official day of spring. Natalie Hasell, Warning Preparedness Meteorologist with read more..

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Ryan Funk

Good Season On Lake Manitoba

The fishing season on Lake Manitoba's into its final couple of weeks, and so far, it's been a good one. That's from Allan Gaudry, who's the South Basin Chair of the Lake Manitoba Commercial Fishermen'... read more..

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Ryan Funk

RMWF Steer Sale Raises Funds for Cancer

The Provincial Exhibition announced this week an added benefit to this year’s steer sale on Friday evening at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair. ‘Focused on youth beef producers, the Royal Manitoba Wint... read more..

Local News
Ryan Funk

Warmer Weather Bringing On Seasonal Sniffles

As the weather gradually begins to transform to Spring, the Medical Officer of Health for Southern Health says many may be experiencing the yearly struggle of seasonal allergies. Typical seasonal all... read more..

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