A 68-year-old man is in stable condition at the Health Sciences Centre after being hit by a pickup truck in Winkler.Winkler Police say the man was attempting to cross Main Street westbound at the crosswalk near South Railway Ave when he was struck by a north bound pickup on June 25 at 2:20 p.m.The victim was transported to Boundary Trails Health Ce
If you’ve gone to a Winnipeg sporting event, you’ve probably seen Gabriel Langlois, better known as Dancing Gabe, spinning, playing the air guitar or high-fiving everybody in sight. Now, you’ll get a chance to meet him in person, along with Daniel Perron, the author of Dancing Gabe: One Step at a Time. Tickets to the event, which is taking place at
Municipal Waste Management has broken ground on what regional operations manager Alan Hanks says will become the company’s home base in the area.Work has begun on the currently empty lot north of the Pembina Valley Humane Society on Jefferson Street.Hanks has said the completed shop will have “at least three doors,” house six trucks and accommodate
On June 26, Morden Police announced they are investigating a "possible sexual assault of a child under the age of 10. The assault took place at a residence and the suspect is known. The joint investigation between police and Child and Family Services continues with charges pending"
When Gisèle Rondeau first got a call from Jacy Howarth, one of her former students from École Somerset and now a University of Manitoba Faculty of Pharmacy graduate, she thought she was being invited to the graduation ceremony. Instead, she was being asked to receive an award.“She said, ‘You’ll be able to invite four people,’ and then I got off the
In the EMMS/Morden Collegiate school yard, two benches now sit in the shade of some of the yard’s only trees. Bright, sunshine yellow and emblazoned with sprays of multicoloured hand prints from EMMS Grade 5 students, the benches are in plain sight of the yard and draw the eye.That’s exactly the point.“We’re trying to get these kids to always be ki
Better hurry up, Brits. The anti-Trump migrants are already taking up all the good igloos. Once again, in the aftermath of the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union, those who lost the vote appear to be seeking a common Plan B: move to Canada.
The Pembina Valley Humane Society (PVHS) had a smaller turnout than average for their home town Steps for Pets after the event, originally planned for June 12, was delayed due to weather.“We’re really thankful that today the sun is out and it should be a nice night for a walk,” PVHS fundraising co-chair Megan Rodgers said.About 20 walkers of both t
At least 30 people are feeling a little lighter around the head and shoulders this week.The biennial Angel Hair for Kids rolled back around Shear Bliss Salon and Day Spa June 18 with about 250 braids and $6,500 raised to make wigs for medical patients or anyone else who has lost their hair.A total of 30 braids were newly chopped during the day-long
A cyclist is in stable condition after she was struck by a pick-up truck on Route 100 in Morden.Emergency crews were called to the scene just north of Grant Street at about 11:20 a.m. to find the female in the western ditch beside the road.The woman was rushed to Boundary Trails Health Centre soon after.Police say both cyclist and vehicle were south
Life was but a dream as far as the City of Morden recreation department was concerned after their second Paddlefest over doubled attendance from last year’s debut.Last year, 120 area residents tried their hand at kayaking, canoeing and dragon boating during a chilly day at Colert Beach.This year, June 18 dawned clear and hot, with 288 signing on to
Manitoba’s new Progressive Conservative government has begun their bid to replace current balanced budget legislation. The government has tabled a bill that would repeal the Balanced Budget, Fiscal Management and Taxpayer Accountability Act “in it’s entirety,” with replacement legislation to be introduced in fall.The news came as no surprise as Cam
A Conservative motion declaring that violence perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) constitutes genocide was defeated after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the majority of Liberal MPs voted against the motion.“Canada strongly condemns the atrocities committed by ISIL in the Middle East, and we stand with our allies in the
Two new Heritage Minutes seek to shed light on some of the darkest moments in Canadian history and continue the work of reconciliation with our indigenous peoples.
Three assaults in Morden Police Report: June 13th – June 20th, 2016
The story of Morden’s First World War history has jumped from the history textbook to Confederation Park.Visitors to the park may mark the addition of interpretive signs, each representing a snap shot of the war and its impact on Morden.“I think it’s a great project and the nice part was that it was led primarily by students,” Mayor Ken Wiebe, pres
Morden’s second Law Enforcement Torch Run since its decades long hiatus from the Pembina Valley more than tripled last year’s debut.A total of 150 students from EMMS and Morden Collegiate joined police, Special O athletes and coaches in the run June 14. Last year, 40 runners tackled the 12 block route from the RCMP station to the Morden Police Serv
Morden’s fire chief, Andy Thiessen, and Sgt. Sean Aune of the Morden police already took the plunge this winter for Special Olympics. Now they want to repeat the experience in Hudson’s Bay.The police officer and fire chief are embroiled in a friendly fundraising competition as part of the first Ultimate Polar Plunge in Churchill June 30-July 2.Aune
The Carman-Dufferin Fire Department is getting ready for its biennial open house.