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Lake Winnipeg water could rise 5ft or more, province warns Sept. 15. (File photo)

High wind warning in effect for Lake Winnipeg

The province’s Hyrdologic Forecasting Centre is forecasting high winds developing over the next 24 hours, resulting in a high wind warning effect for the southwest basin of Lake Winnipeg, a news release said, Sept. 15.

Canvasback Pet Supplies hosted their annual Pet Adoption Days Sept. 9 and 10. Canvasback employee Christin Bigelow hangs out with 11-month-old lab cross named Maverick. (Brook Jones/Selkirk Journal/Postmedia Network)

What are you lookin’ at?

Canvasback Pet Supplies hosted their annual Pet Adoption Days Sept. 9 and 10. Canvasback employee Christin Bigelow hangs out with 11-month-old lab cross named Maverick.

Communities in Bloom judges Tanya Blatz and Don Budinsky with summer camp kids, who welcomed them to the community of East St. Paul. (Photo Submitted)

Communities in Bloom brings out judges

East St. Paul put out the welcome mat for two Communities in Bloom judges Aug. 3, in hopes we’d earn two green thumbs up and maybe even a decent bloom rating at the annual convention and awards show. We’ll have to wait until September for the bloom rating, but judges Don Budinsky and Tanya Blatz gave early indications that their thumbs were pointin

Fatal plane crash

Selkirk RCMP received a report of a plane crash near Highway 8, between McPhillips Road and Parkdale Road Sept. 7, just after 4:30 a.m. When officers responded, it was

School zone speed limits take effect Sept. 1

The Manitoba government is reminding motorists to drive with extra care in school zones as speed limit restrictions take effect Sept. 1 and students will return to their classrooms.“The month of September means thousands of Manitoba students are soon returning to school,” said infrastructure minister Ron Schuler at an announcement Aug. 31.“With sch

School zone speed limits take effect Sept. 1

The Manitoba government is reminding motorists to drive with extra care in school zones as speed limit restrictions take effect Sept. 1 and students will return to their classrooms.“The month of September means thousands of Manitoba students are soon returning to school,” said infrastructure minister Ron Schuler at an announcement Aug. 31.“With sch

School zone speed limits take effect Sept. 1

The Manitoba government is reminding motorists to drive with extra care in school zones as speed limit restrictions take effect Sept. 1 and students will return to their classrooms.“The month of September means thousands of Manitoba students are soon returning to school,” said infrastructure minister Ron Schuler at an announcement Aug. 31.“With sch

Consultations on watershed planning initiatives

The province has launched public consultations on three new environmental initiatives, to improve water management and modernize watershed planning, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires and Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced Aug. 22.“Our government believes there are tremendous ecological opportunities to improve the future o

Consultations on watershed planning initiatives

The province has launched public consultations on three new environmental initiatives, to improve water management and modernize watershed planning, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires and Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced Aug. 22.“Our government believes there are tremendous ecological opportunities to improve the future o

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Headingley RCMP respond to intersection collision

Headingley RCMP responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Highway 248 at Elie, Manitoba Aug. 28, at 7:40 p.m.A semi-truck was stopped at the westbound red light on the Trans-Canada Highway when a pickup truck towing a trailer collided with the backend of the semi’s trailer.The two occupants

Consultations on watershed planning initiatives

The province has launched public consultations on three new environmental initiatives, to improve water management and modernize watershed planning, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires and Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced Aug. 22.“Our government believes there are tremendous ecological opportunities to improve the future o

Aurora Recovery Centre hosting fun run

Residents in the RM of Gimli will have an opportunity to learn about addictions , while raising money for people in recovery, Sept. 3. Aurora Recovery Centre is hosting its first annual Fun Run for Addictions Awareness in Gimli.

Jim Campbell the reeve of Rockwood at the 2017 financial plan meeting (Katelyn Boulanger/Stonewall Argus & Teulon Times)

RCMP discusses statistics, ATV use, with Rockwood

Sgt. Kelly Glaspey said that crime statistics in the area seem fairly consistent as compared to last year in Rockwood, in his presentation to Rockwood council at their Aug. 23 meeting. “Obviously we would like to see them go down, but with the growing population that we have in this area, I think maintaining the status quo is in some ways a plus,”