Pictured: Anna Nolden, her father Lee and Todd Longely give The Interlake Spectator their best smiles.

Godfather of Lake Winnipeg

Speaking in front of a crowd of outdoors enthusiasts, pro-angler Lee Nolden of Clandeboye, commongly known as the Godfather, was invited on stage by Todd Longley during his presentation to highlight how, when and where to find the best ice fishing spots on Lake Winnipeg.

Teulon Collegiate Institute student Samantha Morin has made her small town proud after being awarded a $100,000 scholarship by the Loran Scholars Foundation in early February. (Submitted/Loran Scholars Foundation)

Teulon student receives $100,000 scholarship

Samantha Morin has a bright future to look forward to after being awarded a $100,000 scholarship through the national Loran Scholars Foundation in early February. Thirty-four other Canadian students out of 5,023 applicants were also selected to receive the award, after a national selection process concluded in Toronto Feb. 2 and 3.

Zoe Malcolm (age 5) shows off one of her rock treasures.

Interlake towns rock their communities

Looking for something different to do on the nice days this winter? Why not ‘rock’? When it warms up, Carey Ann Marshall, mother of two and Manitoba Parks employee, said she likes to go hide rocks with kind messages on them, in her community of Lundar.

IERHA committed to increasing physicians, care

A notice to patients was posted as a bulletin on the RM of Bifrost’s home page on its website and in Arborg Medical Centre earlier this month, stating that there were rumours being circulated about Arborg’s healthcare and that they needed to be dispelled.

RCMP note recent break-ins in Stonewall and Teulon

The RCMP confirmed to Interlake Publishing that the towns of Stonewall and Teulon were affected by four separate break and enters in late January and is reminding residents to stay vigilant when it comes to securing their properties.

Manitoba Merv predicted winter will end soon at Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre Feb. 2. (Juliet Kadzviti/The Stonewall Argus & Teulon Times)

Spring is coming: Manitoba Merv

Manitobans can look forward to an early spring, according to Oak Hammock Marsh’s furry groundhog Manitoba Merv. The famous puppet didn’t see his shadow on the morning of Feb. 2 at the interpretive centre, indicating spring is on its way, relative to Manitoban weather.

Chief David Crate holds framed certificate amongst council at the First Nations Financial Management Board Ceremony Nov. 28, 2017.

FRCN Year-in-Review

2017 was a “very good year” for Fisher River Cree Nation, according to Chief David Crate.

From the left: Matthew McKelvey, Pamela McCallum, Karen Wood, Karen Sterzer, and Tristan Tergesen.

Gimli’s first Home Care Clinic receives support

Karen Wood, Regional Manager of the Home Care and Hospital Home Program with the Gimli Community Health Centre invited home care staff, case coordinators, resource coordinators to witness the official opening of the Home Care clinic at the Health Centre in Gimli Jan. 4.

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RCMP respond to armed robbery

Selkirk RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery that occurred on Sveinson Street located in the city of Selkirk Jan. 27 at approximately 3 p.m.

Permits issued in Stonewall show growth

Building permits issued in Stonewall show the community has been experiencing exponential growth. A total of seven permits were issued in December with a total value of $289,2000.

Stonewall Collegiate Institute hosted its Band and Choral Concert to a packed crowd Jan. 17. (Juliet Kadzviti/)

SCI hosts musical night

Stonewall Collegiate Institute hosted its Band and Choral Concert Jan. 17. The concert took place in the school’s packed gymnasium and featured performances from the Grade 9 band, Grade 9-10, 11-12, 10-12 choirs, mass band, chamber choir and mass choir. The students sang , played instruments and even beat-boxed at the event. Songs performed include