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Steven Sukkau

Museum Hosting 5th Annual Heritage Day for WW1 Centennial

August 12th saw history in the making. The Manitoba World War 1 Museum, which features a wide variety of exhibits and demonstrations, hosted the 5th Annual Heritage Day commemorating the Centennial o... read more..

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Sydney Hildebrandt

No Injuries Sustained In Sunday's Two-Vehicle Collision Near Letellier

An 88-year-old woman from Emerson has been charged under the Highway Traffic Act for proceeding before safe to do so. RCMP report on Sunday evening at 8 p.m. the woman was travelling westbound on PR ... read more..

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Dean Penner

Ag Operator Program in the Works at Assiniboine Community College

Assiniboine Community College is looking to add an ag operator program to its list of offerings. While a definitive start date has not yet been set, the school has been in communication with farm gro... read more..

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Dean Penner

Pembina Threshermen's Museum Celebrates 50 Years of Preserving Pioneer Past

The Pembina Threshermen's Museum (PTM) turned 50 years old this week, and held a special event Monday to recognize a half century of preserving the region's Pioneer past.. "We want to honour our foun... read more..

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Dean Penner

Health Canada Warns Buyers Of Second-Hand Baby Products, Baby Walkers Ban

While buying second-hand items could save you money, Health Canada also warns your garage sale gems also come with a risk, especially when it comes to products made for children. Product Safety Offic... read more..

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Dean Penner

Long-Time Morden Councillor Won't Run For Fourth Term

After 12 years of service, long-time Morden Councillor Alex Fedorchuk has announced he won't be running in this fall's election. Looking back on his three terms, he recalls a complete change-over goi... read more..

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Sydney Hildebrandt

Morden Police Respond To Hit-And-Run, Lay Charges

Morden Police attended the scene of a hit-and-run at the intersection of Mountain Street and Thornhill on August 11. The boat and trailer that the victim was pulling with their vehicle sustained some... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Harvest Festival A Success Despite Extreme Heat (VIDEO)

Scorching heat with daytime highs of up to 39 C couldn't put a damper on another successful Winkler Harvest Festival this weekend. Due to the heat, Shannon Loewen, the Co-Director of the Harvest Fest... read more..

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Chris Sumner

Pembina Valley Swelters in Record Breaking Heat Sunday

Southern Manitoba went into the weekend expecting record setting daytime temperatures, and the weather delivered on that expectation with new marks set in several communities across the Pembina Valley... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Cullen Settling Into Justice Job

Cliff Cullen says he has a steep learning curve ahead as he settles into his new role as Minister of Justice and Attorney General for the Province of Manitoba. The MLA for Spruce Woods moved into his... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

EpiPen Shortage A Concern To Winkler Pharmaceutical Specialist

A shortage of EpiPen epinephrine auto-injectors in the 0.3 mg and 0.15 mg doses continues but is expected to be revived later this month, according to Pfizer, Canada's sole manufacturer of the product... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Mini Library Idea Catching On In Winkler

As a gift for their 50th wedding anniversary last year, Al and Ruth Ens received a mini library. With enthusiasm, the Ens' consulted with and were encouraged by the city to put up and stock the birdh... read more..

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Chris Sumner

Collision Slows Traffic At Highway 75 and 201 Intersection

Witnesses reported to PembinaValleyOnline late Sunday evening a collision at the junction of highways 75 and 201 near Letellier. There is no word at this time on the number of vehicles involved or in... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Entomologist Discusses Drought Impact on Insect Populations

An entomologist with Manitoba Agriculture says the drought-like conditions this summer may be influencing the number of bugs we are seeing. John Gavloski explained it all depends on the insect. He sa... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Town Of Morris Council Picks High Speed Internet Option

Town of Morris council as agreed on a resolution to enter into an agreement with Valley Fiber, a technology firm based out of Winkler. "Council has been looking at internet options for the community,... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Humboldt Pastor Shares Message Of Hope

Humboldt Broncos' Chaplain, Pastor Sean Brandow, was invited to answer questions and share his thoughts after the April 6th crash, and is the guest speaker at this year's Winkler Harvest Festival Comm... read more..

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Chris Sumner

Improved Internet Service For Ritchot Interests Mayor

The Mayor for Ritchot says when he was elected to council in 2017, his priority was to try and improve Internet service in the municipality. And Chris Ewen says there is now an opportunity staring the... read more..

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Sydney Hildebrandt

Keep Cool With Proper Air Conditioner Maintenance

There are a number of ways you can prevent your air conditioning unit from overworking during this steamy, sunny weekend. Gord Titchkosky from Polar Plumbing and Heating says, first, it's important t... read more..

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Sydney Hildebrandt

RCMP's Long Weekend Safe Boating Campaign Yields Good Results

The numbers are in and the results from Operation Dry Water look promising. The national campaign is led by the RCMP in conjunction with the Canadian Safe Boating Council and is designed to raise awar... read more..

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Sydney Hildebrandt

Winkler Weather Ranked Number One Among Prairie Provinces

The City of Winkler has been rated number one for the best place to live in the Prairies based on weather. MoneySense.ca put together a Top 10 list for the different regions across Canada according t... read more..

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Sydney Hildebrandt

Culture Fest Bringing Communities Together

Winkler's Harvest Festival has become more cultured this year with Culture Fest joining the weekend festivities. It's an exciting time for Regional Connections and Local Immigration Partnership. LIP ... read more..

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Sydney Hildebrandt

Hundreds Of Acres Being Harvested Locally To Combat World Hunger

Some crops ripening on fields the Pembina Valley will be instrumental in the fight against hunger. A number of local farmers have responded to world hunger by offering up their fields, time and equip... read more..

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Sydney Hildebrandt

Smoke Affecting Forecast Daytime High Temperatures

A meteorologist with Environment Canada says the smoke in the air is having an effect on the expected temperatures outside. With highs potentially reaching the mid to upper 30s over the weekend, a he... read more..

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Sydney Hildebrandt

Altona Athletes Bring Home Medals

Two Altona athletes recently competed in Antigonish, Nova Scotia for the 2018 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games, which ran July 31 to August 4. Taylor Friesen snagged bronze in a competitive 100m ... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Construction Kicks-Off On New Beach Volleyball Courts

The future of the Winkler Beach Volleyball League (WBVL) looks bright as work begins on four new permanent courts. Beach volleyball courts are the latest sports facilities to join the growing Pinerid... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Children's Hospital Foundation Aided With Ice cream

Blizzard Ice cream treats were in high demand during Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen's across the nation. In Winkler DQ Owner Ben Rempel says people come in support of the cause. "The cause actually... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Decor Classic Hits Million Dollar Milestone with Annual Tournament

Over 15 years, Decor Cabinets has raised over $1 million for local organizations at their charity golf tournament. On Thursday alone the Decor Charity Classic will donate approximately $72,000 to Mor... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Harvest Festival Focusing On Entertainment

After many hours of planning, this year's Winkler Harvest Festival begins its festivities today. One of the big drivers for the festival planning was the entertainment, explains Winkler Director of R... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Empty Building At Altona Entrance An 'Eyesore'

A vacant property in the Town of Altona is known as a bit of an 'eyesore'. Altona Mayor Melvin Klassen was asked about the old McDonald's building, which hasn't been in operation for 3 years now. "I... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Harvest For Kids Attracts 14,000 Spectators, Donations Still Being Tallied

More than 14,000 people were involved in the world record-breaking harvest south of Winkler last weekend. Harvest For Kids Director Dave Thiessen explains it was a surreal moment to see thousands of ... read more..

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