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Brooklyn Toews

A Busy Spring for MCC Brandon

It's been an exercise in patience for the MCC Thrift Shop in Brandon to join their current building to the building west of the store. Manager, Shelly Burrows, says the official ground breaking took ... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Performing Arts Series New to Killarney

Killarney-Turtle Mountain's Heritage Home for the Arts will be starting a new Performing Arts Series, bringing talent from across Canada to the area. Arts Administrator, Jane Ireland, says a recent g... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Pallister Prompting Government Review

Premier Brian Pallister has been spending a lot of time recently in rural Manitoba and he’s talking like an election isn’t too far away. The Conservatives are busy holding founding and nomination mee... read more..

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Ryan Funk

A Total Lunar Eclipse Will Be Visible Across Canada On Jan. 20

Although kids will have school the next day, it might be worth staying up with the family on Sunday, Jan. 20, as a total lunar eclipse will be visible across Canada. The exciting celestial event will... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Be Prepared For Cold Weather

With southern Manitoba experiencing the coldest stretch of winter thus far, a Meteorologist is warning all of us to be extra careful when heading out in these conditions. Natalie Hasell with Environm... read more..

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Ryan Funk

AMM Supports Creation Of New Federal Rural Portfolio

The head of the Association of Manitoba Municipalities applauds the federal government's move to create the new portfolio focused on rural Canada. AMM president Ralph Groening says he's pleased to se... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Council Turns Down Speed Limit Request

People coming into Boissevain along Highway 10 from the South will still be required to go 50 kilometres per hour. Boissevain-Morton Council had been approached by the Highways Department to consider... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Stabbing In Virden Leaves One Man Dead

On Tuesday around 12:30 am, Virden RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence located on Queen Street West in the community of Virden.   Upon arrival, officers located two males who... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Boil Water Advisory Lifted In Souris

The boil water advisory issued for Souris on January 15th has now been lifted. A water main break prompted the advisory in the first place. The province’s medical officer of health says the water sy... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Turtle Mountain Trustees Want To Educate Public On Review

A review of Manitoba’s education system is expected to get underway in 2019 and groups involved in education are working hard to make sure people know about the review and participate in the process. ... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Hole Says Chamber Has A Role In Boissevain

The future role of the Boissevain and District Chamber of Commerce was up for discussion at the group’s regular meeting on January 15th.  President Ken Hole says there aren’t any plans to make c... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Assisted Living Group Continues To Plan For Facility In Boissevain

The Boissevain-Morton Assisted Living Committee is keeping busy looking for ideas and what would work best for a new facility in Boissevain. A delegation recently went to Morden to take another tour ... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Conservatives Gather in Boissevain

The Conservatives continue to prepare for the next provincial election and Wednesday evening in Boissevain party faithful turned out to hear from Premier Brian Pallister. The Conservatives were holdi... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Countdown to a National Celebration – The Brier!

The countdown has begun! It was a frosty Wednesday this week with wind chill in the mid -20’s. However, for curling enthusiasts their love for the game brought them out to the Keystone Centre to meet... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Over $1 Million Donated To Mental Health Resources For Families

Tuesday, Jan. 15, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced $500,000 will be designated to mental health services because "we owe it to our children, our grandchildren, ou read more..

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Barry Lamb

Minister Pedersen Says New Federal Portfolio Fits With Manitoba's Economic Strategy

Manitoba's Growth, Enterprise and Trade minister is pleased with the federal government's creation of a new Rural Economic Development cabinet portfolio. Created this week by Prime Minister Justin Tr... read more..

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Barry Lamb

RCMP Looking For 41 Missing Guns

Police are looking into the theft of 41 guns from a home in Souris. Blue Hills RCMP Corporal Mike Boychuk say the theft happened some time over the past several weeks and is hard to determine because... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Southern Manitoba In A Deep Freeze

A polar vortex is expected to smother Southern Manitoba with extreme cold the rest of this week. After the first half of January saw nearly every day with temperatures above normal, Natalie Hasell read more..

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Barry Lamb

Fire Calls Down For Killarney-Turtle Mountain

Killarney Turtle Mountain Fire Chief Troy Cuvelier was pleased to see his department received fewer calls in 2018. Statistics have been released for the past year and Cuvelier says 911 calls were dow... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Reaching Home Calls For Proposals

A Call for Proposals has been issued for the Rural & Remote, and Indigenous Stream of Reaching Home: Canada's Homelessness Strategy. The Government of Canada’s redesigned homelessness program wil... read more..

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Barry Lamb

A Portion of Souris Put Under A Boil Water Advisory

A boil water advisory was issued for Souris on Tuesday evening. A boil water advisory was issued for Souris on Tuesday evening. A water main break led to a loss of pressure in the town’s distribution... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Grand Chief Reacts: Indigenous Services Portfolio Changes

Yesterday, the federal government underwent a cabinet shuffle. As a part of the shuffle, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau changed the Minister of Indigenous Services. Jane Philpott was previously the m read more..

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Mavis Winters

RCMP Report to January 14, 2019

The following is the RCMP report to January 14, 2019. This reporting period, police responded to the following calls for service. - 7 traffic violations - 2 provincial statute (Mental Health Act, Fi... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Journey For Sight Prepares To Hit The Trail

Lions Club members from several Westman communities will be participating in the annual Journey for Sight. The southwest leg will pass through several towns including Waskada, Boissevain and Killarne... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Deloraine/Hartney Business Changes Ownership

It’s the end of an era for Morrison Agencies.   New owners have taken over the business which has offices in Hartney and Deloraine. Morrison Agencies has operated in the two communities for the... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Prairie Mountain Expects To Run A Surplus

Prairie Mountain Health has a few months left is the fiscal year and administrators anticipate a surplus at the end of March. The region’s fiscal year end is March 31st. Penny Gilson is PMH’s CEO and... read more..

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Barry Lamb

Discovery Centre Exhibit Shares the Story

Brandon’s Riverbank Discovery Centre is hosting an art exhibit that shares the stories of Residential Schools in Manitoba and Ontario, visually through art and film. The mixed-media exhibit (two art ... read more..

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Barry Lamb

AgDays Helping Charity

Manitoba Ag Days is working with a Westman family to get the word out about the danger of using wire brushed on your barbecue. People attending AgDays and purchasing 50/50 tickets at this year’s show... read more..

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Barry Lamb

A Royal Reunion In Deloraine

The Deloraine Royals have iced a senior hockey team for 50 consecutive years and a reunion took place to celebrate that milestone on January 11th and 12th. Friday night saw members and family represe... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Manitoba RCMP Wants To Reduce Snowmobile Fatalities

As snowmobilers begin the hit the trails after the first significant snowfalls, Manitoba RCMP wants to remind people to keep safety a priority. Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer RCMP Man... read more..

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