A combination picture shows (L-R) New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Thomas Mulcair, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau attending the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alta., on July 3, 2015. (REUTERS/Todd Korol)

Stephen Harper calls Oct. 19 election

Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Sunday called a parliamentary election for Oct. 19, kicking off a marathon 11-week campaign likely to focus on a stubbornly sluggish economy and his decade in power.

Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, announces Beijing as the city to host the 2022 Winter Olympics during the 128th International Olympic Committee Session, in Malaysia's capital city of Kuala Lumpur on July 31, 2015. (REUTERS/Edgar Su)

Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing was chosen by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, becoming the first city to be awarded both summer and winter Games.

Stonewall RCMP is warning people of a phone scam, in which fraudsters claim to be the Canadian Revenue Agency and you owe outstanding taxes. The scam goes on to say, that if you do not pay you will be arrested. (File photo)

Beware of tax scam

Recently, the Stonewall RCMP detachment has received dozens of calls from concerned citizens. They are reporting that they have been receiving telepho

Grand Beach filled with people seeking relief from the heat. The province has issued a heat advisory. The chief public health officer has provided several tips for people to cope with the heat. (Postmedia Network)

Heat advisory

Manitoba’s chief public health officer is reminding Manitobans to take precautions to prevent heat-related illness as hot and humid conditions continu

The Peewee (13U) Stonewall Blue Jays, seen here after winning the Interlake championship last month, won provincials in Hamiota July 19. (Twitter)

U13 Jays win title

On the busiest weekend for provincial baseball championships this month, the Stonewall Blue Jays Peewee (U13) baseball team did what their other local

Challenge Cup

A number of Interlake volleyball players were part of Manitoba’s 16U teams participating at the 2015 Volleyball Canada National Team Challenge Cup, wh

Busy, busy Interlake

It is pretty hard to be bored in the Interlake. The region is chock full of events every week and every weekend.

Phillies at provincials

While the South Interlake Phillies U14A fastpitch team will already host the U14 Girls Western Canadian Softball Championship next month, they will no

‘We’ll Meet Again’

While Lower Fort Garry is from a much different era, the historic site will host Parks Canada’s ‘We’ll Meet Again’ display and show July 26.

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