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Victoria Beach fire chief terminated

In a prepared statement members of the Victoria Beach Fire Department and medical first responders, stated that long time Fire Chief Brad Patzer, who also served as the community's emergency measures coordinator and health and safety officer, received his termination papers on April 19.

Alek Minassian, 25, of Richmond Hill, is charged in the deadly van massacre on Yonge St. in Toronto. (LinkedIn)

T.O. van attack suspect charged

TORONTO — Accused Toronto van attack suspect Alek Minassian made a brief court appearance Tuesday and has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 of attempted murder.

The RCMP are calling the death suspicious. A 29-year-old male found in the residence has been arrested and is still in police custody.

Gimli RCMP find deceased man

In the early hours of the morning of April 20, Gimli RCMP responded to a call about a deceased male in a residence 20 minutes north of Gimli, in Silver Harbour.

Stefanie Byron stands in front of her support wall for the Humboldt Broncos. Her initiative raised $752.35 for the Broncos GoFundMePage.

Paper pucks for Humboldt: St. Laurent teen gives b

A Grade 11 student at St. Laurent School has raised and donated $752.35 to the mourning families of the Humboldt Broncos Junior A team that was involved in a fatal bus crash on April 6, by selling paper hockey pucks.

Eleanor and Randy McMahon attended the Interlake Tourism Association AGM in Winnipeg Beach, March 22.

Retired life working for Ponemah residents B&B

If you build it, they will come. At least that’s what Eleanor and Randy McMahon have had in mind for some time and are now making that dream a reality. “We always wanted to do something in retirement and always talked about having a

This original artwork of a wolf walking a red circle on a drum will be explained, along with much more, Boulanger said.

Peguis historian brings home history

An Anishinaabe man named David Dorian Boulanger has gone on an amazing journey for his community of Peguis First Nation. Earlier this year, he was selected to research Anishinaabe history

An artists interpretation of what the airship would look like exiting and entering its hangar on slide number 16 of BNS Environmental Logistics' PowerPoint Presentation.

Voting for airships, green energy in St. Laurent

Manitoba continues to push concepts for solutions to greenhouse gas emissions. With northern communities such as Fisher River Cree Nation implementing geothermal technologies and introducing solar power to their building strategies,

Kenny Zhen of Regina’s Magic Ice, as seen on the popular television show, The Dragon’s Den, poses with one of his hollow ice-sculptures at the harbour, March 3.

Gimli Ice Fest shines on sunny day

It was a balmy, sunny day with lots to see and do during the Gimli Ice Festival, including the Fire on Ice Car Racing demo, free Kubota rides, the Sons of Lugh Viking re-enactment and more March 3 and 4.

Interlake Tourism Association hosted its 2018 annual general meeting March 22 at the Royal Canadian Legion in Winnipeg Beach. Pictured: Guest speaker, Colin Ferguson, CEO of Travel Manitoba, stands with Interlake Tourism Manager Gail McDonald.

Keep thinking outside the box, bring in more touri

Interlake Tourism Association Manager Gail McDonald had some important tips for her comrades at the annual general meeting for ITA, March 22. “Keep thinking outside the box,” she said. “As ITA members, you are an integral part of a large regional picture, your role in providing superior products and services is the tie to moving the Interlake forward.”

City Cats owner and rock’n’roll fishing guide Todd Longley, the Fosters and their friend enjoyed a full day of ice fishing on Salamonia Channel.

City Cats fly-in winners

Matt and Shannon Foster of St. Andrews brought their friend Brent Auringer of Winnipeg, to share in their ice fishing trip prize, courtesy City Cats Guiding Service. They were flown in via Gimli by helicopter as part of their prize, which included the ride and a day of ice fishing pampering March 24.

Last year’s winner, Linda Barringer, has notably had her artwork placed first four times in this provincial competition since 1999. Pictured: Last years winning piece “The Hunter”.

FWEF stamp seeks artists

Attention Manitoba artists. The Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Fund Enhancement Artwork Stamp Competition is underway. Monetary prizes will be awarded to the top three artists.