photos by glen hallick The Manitoba Karting Association (MKA) ran its 10th day of racing at the Gimli Kart Track Sept. 7. In this late afternoon race, it came down to karts 231 and 267. Left: the two drivers were neck and neck from nearly of the race. Below: The driver of 231 squeezed ahead and took the checkered flag. Association president Guy Budel said Sept. 6 was the Rene Berard Enduro, dedicated to 15-year MKA member Rene Berard who is battling cancer. Not only did Berard race his kart, approximately $2,200 was raised for CancerCare Manitoba. Photo by Glen Hallick QMI Agency

Zipping around the track

The Manitoba Karting Association ran its 10th day of racing at the Gimli Kart Track Sept. 7.

Jan Keryluk has been a certified fitness leader for 15 years, and has been doing zumba since 2008. Submitted Photo.

‘Exercise in disguise’

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Highway projects continue

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Premier inches up

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The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association has a created a tool for farmers to report safety issues with farm equipment (Brook Jones, The Selkirk Journal, QMI Agency)

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Loans available for farmers under 40

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Letter to the editor

I was born missing my left leg below the knee, and I am a member of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program. Recently, I had the opportunity to att

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