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Shannon Dueck

Anola Celebrating The Life Of Louis Riel

A spokesperson for the Anola Metis Local says Monday will be an opportunity for them to celebrate the founding father of Manitoba. Monday is Louis Riel Day in this province. It also marks the 5th ann... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Rash Of Vehicle Thefts Prompts Police Warning

Following a string of vehicle thefts in the Steinbach area in recent days, RCMP are asking for the public's assistance. Police say there have been numerous motor vehicles stolen, including quads and ... read more..

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Kenton Dyck

Baby Burnard Home At Last

After a rocky month of medical complications, travel, and three life-saving surgeries, a family from Steinbach is finally reunited in their own home. Declan was born to Mike and Jasmine Burnard on Ja... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Hanover Gives Approval To Cabinet Maker

Second time's a charm for a cabinet maker from Hanover. Andreas Esau appeared before council in July, looking to build a shop at 14 Sterling Drive, which is a Rural Residential area south of Mitchell.... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Wiens Road Reconstruction Potentially Slated For 2019

The Chair of the Local Urban District Committee of Grunthal says there are two capital projects they would like to tackle in 2019. But, Anita Funk says they must first have their budget approved by Ha... read more..

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Daryl Braun

Falk Says Immigration 'Lottery' Proves Frustrating For Local Residents

Provencher Member of Parliament Ted Falk says January 28th was a frustrating day for a number of local immigrant families. He explains at 11:00 a.m. that day Refugees and Citizenship Canada opened up ... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Most Stores Closed Monday In Steinbach

Monday will be a quiet day for retail in Steinbach. Monday, February 18 is Louis Riel Day. (A statue of Louis Riel can be found on the Manitoba Legislative grounds.)Michelle Bezditny is Executive Dir... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

City Council Asked To Consider Toonie Swim Nights

The Mayor for Steinbach says city council's decision to raise public swim fees is generating mostly positive feedback. On January 22nd, council announced fees will be going up by about one dollar eff... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Cold, Dry Long Weekend Forecast

The long weekend forecast for Steinbach calls for temperatures well below normal. But, Natalie Hasell with Environment Canada says you might make it through the entire weekend without needing a shove... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Hanover Identifies Priorities

Council for the Rural Municipality of Hanover has identified seniors housing as one of its priorities for the next two years. The commitment was made at last weekend's strategic planning session. In ... read more..

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Connor Gerbrandt

La Broquerie Residents Will Not Be Accountable For 2018 Utility Deficit

La Broquerie residents will not be financially responsible for recovering the costs of an anticipated $17,000 in utility deficit from 2018. Reeve Lewis Weiss explains that this deficit was initially ... read more..

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Jamie Roy

Humble Artist From St. Pierre Appointed To The Order Of Canada

An 84-year-old man, formerly from St. Pierre, who has fulfilled his childhood dream of drawing and cartooning for a living, has been appointed into the Order of Canada. Real Berard was appointed... read more..

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Daryl Braun

Car Found Burning Had Been Stolen

RCMP say a car that was found burning south of Steinbach had been stolen in the Vita area. Police note the stolen vehicle had been recovered earlier this week in La Broquerie and was taken to a compo... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Racers Endure Manitoba Winter

When the clock strikes ten o'clock this evening and many southern Manitobans are getting ready for bed, a group of runners will be taking their marks, as they set out on a 162 kilometre long journey. ... read more..

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Kenton Dyck

St. Pierre Museum Makes Festival Du Voyageur A Little Sweeter

A spokesperson from the St. Pierre Museum says their Sugar Shack tent at Festival du Voyageur is their biggest fundraiser of the year. Rolly Gagne says the St. Pierre Museum has been participating in... read more..

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Connor Gerbrandt

Police Dog Assists In Locating Heavily Impaired Driver

Steinbach RCMP and their dog were called to a scene in the RM Ste. Anne on Wednesday after a heavily intoxicated driver crashed a vehicle into a culvert. Police were dispatched to the incident along ... read more..

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Kenton Dyck

Nobody Hurt When HSD Bus Gets Stuck On Kokomo Road

A Hanover School Division bus could be seen with it’s nose in the air Wednesday afternoon after getting stuck in the ditch near the intersection of Kokomo Road and Evergreen Place. Robert Warkentin i... read more..

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Jamie Roy

Maynard Thrilled To Have Kehler On Board

The winner of  Wednesday’s by-election in the Village of St. Pierre says he is ready to get to work. Justin Kehler figures they had about 25 percent voter turnout yesterday and says he is gratef... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Multi-Million Dollar Announcement For Ritchot

The Mayor for Ritchot says he is thrilled with Wednesday's announcement by the upper levels of government. Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Jeff Wharton, Manitoba Ministe... read more..

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Jamie Roy

A Love That Stands The Test Of Time

Today is Valentines Day and a couple from Mitchell is looking back on 53 years together. Elvira and William Enns met through friends and have lived in the Mitchell area since they got married in 1966... read more..

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Connor Gerbrandt

Another Truck Theft In La Broquerie

RCMP are investigating the theft of a truck from a business in La Broquerie. According to police, the white Dodge Ram was stolen between 3:30 AM and 5:50 AM Wednesday morning and was found in Steinba... read more..

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Daryl Braun

Arts Council Reiterates Need For New Arts Centre, Mayor Says Not Any Time Soon

The Steinbach Arts Council says a new arts centre and performing arts centre remain its top priorities. The arts council was invited to make a presentation to city council as it met in committee Tuesd... read more..

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Daryl Braun

Early Morning Vehicle Fire

The Steinbach Fire Department was called out just after 4:00 Thursday morning. Assistant Fire Chief Mike Penner there was a vehicle blaze a couple miles south of the city, near the Friedensfeld Hall.... read more..

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Jamie Roy

Kehler Wins By-election In St. Pierre

Justin Kehler is the Village of St. Pierre's newest councillor.  Kehler defeated Darryl Harder by quite a large margin. The Village reports the vote count was 146-52.  Kehler now fills the... read more..

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Connor Gerbrandt

Two Vehicles Collide Near Loewen Windows

Steinbach Fire crews responded to a two-vehicle collision in front of Loewen Windows at around 5:00 PM Wednesday evening. Assistant Fire Chief Mike Penner says the accident happened at the intersecti... read more..

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Connor Gerbrandt

Dreams Come True For Steinbach Cheerleaders

Dreams became reality for a Steinbach cheerleading team called Strike Force this past Saturday. The 17-person co-ed Scorpion Elite Cheer team attended a competition in Regina where they won a bid to ... read more..

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Daryl Braun

Two Sent To Hospital Following Collision Near St. Pierre

RCMP have released more information about a two-vehicle collision Tuesday evening near St. Pierre. Red dot shows location of collision.It happened at 5:40 p.m. on Provincial Road 205, eight kilometre... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

ATV Stolen Near Mitchell

Steinbach RCMP are investigating the theft of a stolen ATV. Police received the report Sunday that a 2007 blue Yamaha Grizzley 700 was taken from the Mitchell area. The investigation is ongoing. Polic... read more..

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Daryl Braun

Steinbach To Be More Aggressive On Economic Development

Steinbach city council is moving forward on economic development, something that was a key commitment by most candidates in the election last fall. Meeting in committee Tuesday night, councillors gene... read more..

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Daryl Braun

Schuler Applauds Federal Task Force On School Bus Safety

Manitoba Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler welcomes the federal government's decision to investigate the need for seatbelts on school buses. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced in late... read more..

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