West St. Paul skip Reid Carruthers will try to defend the provincial title at the Viterra Championships in Selkirk Feb. 10-14. (Postmedia Network)

Carruthers top seed at Viterra

He's probably the No. 1 storyline, if not the No. 1 seed, for next week's Manitoba men's curling championship – again.

Alan Lagimodiere accepts the Selkirk PC nomination at the Selkirk Inn & Conference Centre Feb. 2. He replaces David Horbas, whom the Manitoba PCs recently dismissed. (Zach Samborski/Interlake Publishing/Postmedia Network)

New candidate

Alan Lagimodiere is the new Manitoba PC candidate for the Selkirk constituency.

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger at his office inside the Manitoba Legislative Building. (Brook Jones, Interlake Publishing, Postmedia Network)

Premier interview

Faced with a 30-point deficit in the latest opinion poll, Premier Greg Selinger does not act like someone heading into almost certain defeat, come the

Colton Lott delivers a rock during Team Manitoba's 8-3 win over BC in the semifinal at the Canadian Junior Men's Curling Championship. (Curling Canada)

Lott a junior champ

Three years is a long time to wait for anything, but for Sandy Hook’s Colton Lott, it was well worth it to become a two-time Canadian junior men’s cur

Coach Darrell Argan, skip Thomas Dunlop, third Emerson Klimpke, second Carson Argan, lead Matt Dunlop, Stonewall Curling Club president Nancy Drad. (Adam Peleshaty, Interlake Publishing, Postmedia Network)

U18 curling

Thomas Dunlop and his team from the Stonewall Curling Club took the first step towards their quest for a men’s under-18 provincial championship by qua

RM of Rosser reeve Frances Smee continues to be embroiled in a leave of absence dispute. (File photo)

Dispute continues

Armed with an opinion from a professional parliamentarian, RM of Rosser Ward 3 coun. Angela Emms continued to press her position. Emms remains adamant

Selkirk Fishermen netminder Riley Bannerman keeps focused on the play. The Fishermen defeated the visiting OCN Storm 5-4 in overtime. (Brook Jones/Interlake Publishing/Postmedia Network)

Fish mount comeback against Storm

Despite being down 4-1 in the second, the Selkirk Fishermen made their penalty kills and edged the OCN Storm 5-4 in overtime Jan. 30 at the Selkirk Re