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RCMP investigating break and enter in progress

Selkirk RCMP were called to a residence located on North Dominique Drive in Selkirk for a report of a Break and Enter in progress with the owners still within the home at approximately 11:35 p.m. April 18.

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New way to get healthcare in the Interlake

A new business has set up shop in the Interlake and is hoping to change the way that people access healthcare in the region. Timely Care Clinic opened in March and will provide house calls and virtual clinic services.

Fit Kids, Healthy Kids comes to Grosse Isle

A new program, Fit Kids, Healthy Kids, for children under six and their parents is now in its first few sessions at Grosse Isle Hall. “Basically it’s teaching kids physical literacy and teaches parents about getting kids active and moving for life through games and skills in a non-competitive sports situation,” Kelly Kimball, the recreation directo

Rubber ducks get snagged during a duck race

Don’t duck out

Balmoral Memorial Hall’s fundraiser is quacking up the region again with it’s annual Jackfish Creek Duck Races, April 23.

Lockie McLean, mayor of the Town of Stonewall (Katelyn Boulanger/Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times)

The numbers are in

Stonewall council hosted its public hearing for the town’s 2017 budget April 12 where they announced a 1.9% increase to the general municipal mill rate as compared to last year.

Along with recycling plastic bags and a butterfly garden Woodlands School has a beehive that they use to teach students about environmental awareness

Woodlands school wins major tech prize

Woodlands School is getting powered up by a $25,000 technology prize it received after being selected as one of 10 schools to win the Staples Superpower Your School contest.

Fish plant still in the works for Gimli: Salkeld

Two companies, Schafer Fisheries and Northern Walleye Inc., who plan to build and operate a fish processing plant in Gimli, met with fishers at the Lakeview Resort April 8 to clarify any rumours regarding the fish plant.

Bramwell Strain (right) the province’s deputy education minister, hears from an educator about some of ACI’s apprenticeship programs April 7. (Juliet Kadzviti/The Interlake Spectator)

Deputy Education Minister visits ESD high schools

Following the provincial government’s commitment to improving Gimli High School’s music learning space, the Evergreen School Division invited deputy education minister Bramwell Strain to tour two of its high schools April 7.

Gimli teen seeks Senator’s removal

One Gimli teen says he believes Sen. Lynn Beyak should have no place on Canada’s Senate after remarks she made about Canada’s residential school system, and he’s now actively working to see her removed.

Modest cuts, no new taxes

The province’s 2017 budget is poised to gradually chip away at the deficit but lacked the deep spending cuts some expected.

Dancer’s hit the floor in Arborg

The Reechka Ukrainian Dance Club held their 30th annual zabava at the Arborg Community Centre Arpil 1. The club’s dancers took to the stage to show their skills while in traditional costumes. Clockwise from top: The dancers participate in a welcome dance involving all t

New fees for septic disposal

Council for the RM of St. Clements had determined that to ensure fair and consistent user pay system for RM sewage utilities that all users of lagoons in the RM should pay the same fees.