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Pam Fedack

Winkler Benefiting From Proceeds Of Crime Fund

Our provincial government announced on Monday it's distributing nearly $450,000 through the Proceeds of Crime fund to 6 Manitoba police agencies. The funds will give a boost to 14 projects that will h... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Carman Superintendent Uncertain About What Caused And Fixed Their Water

Tuesday, Dec 4 a boil water advisory was prompted for the Town of Carman. Joe Richardson, Town Superintendent says, the turbidity spike that caused the advisory to be issued kept the water treatment ... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Pine Ridge Construction Right On Track For September 2019 Opening

Construction of the new Pine Ridge Elementary School in Winkler is right on schedule. Garden Valley School Division Secretary-Treasurer, Terry Penner says there is no reason to believe that they will... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Municipality of Rhineland Chimes In On Provincial Water Rights Consultation

  Council for the Municipality of Rhineland is offering its voice to a provincial plan to streamline drainage and water retention approvals. The draft Water Rights Regulation also includes tile read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Winkler Police Seeking Public Assistance After Bell MTS Break And Enter

The Winkler Police Service is asking the public for help after a break and enter on Nov 29 at the Winkler Bell MTS Store. Police say the suspects forced entry into the business at approximately 10:00... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Holiday Check Stops Aim To Deter Impaired Driving

During the holiday season, Morden Police will be holding their MPI sponsored Road Watch program targeting impaired driving. Generally, in the Morden area, there aren't many people that drive impaired... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Falk Seeks Compensation For Residents Impacted By Migrants

The federal government announced that Quebecers living near the border where thousands of asylum seekers have crossed into the country since 2017 will be eligible for payments of up to $25,000. Borde... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Population Growth Contributing To Morden Housing Shortage

Demand for housing all around the Pembina Valley has seen a dramatic increase, and Morden is one community experiencing a high growth rate this year. "In Morden over the last few years, it rose betwe... read more..

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Pam Fedack

New Gateway Resources Group Home Opening In Winkler

Gateway Resources is adding a new group home in Winkler. The organization recently purchased a house on Scotia Dr. that will provide space for three individuals to live independently with the help of... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Commercial Tax Break Seeing Economic Dividends In Winkler

One year later, Winkler's local economy is seeing the benefits of a new tax break for expanding and new businesses. Started in 2017, companies constructing a new building have received a grant in lie... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Train Tracks Are Not A Playground Outdoor Enthusiasts Warned

CN Rail police are urging outdoor enthusiasts not to use train tracks as a playground. Sergeant Paul Leaden says, for example, people on snowmobiles sometimes travel alongside the tracks. Another conc... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Winter Brings Opportunities To Peace Garden

Winter is a long season in Southern Manitoba, and the CEO at the International Peace Garden (IPG) feels they could do a better job of attracting more visitors outside the summer months. The Peace Gar... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Elm Creek Students Visit Human Rights Museum With Puppet Show Performance

Five lucky grade seven students from Elm Creek School had the opportunity to perform a puppet show, Kinikinik, at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) on Dec 7. Their teacher, Jackie de Vries ... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Morenet Installation Resumes After Technical Issues

After technical challenges were discovered in Morenet's core system this summer, the installation has resumed.  Morden Mayor Brandon Burley says the city had been sold towers with the assur... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Holiday Distractions Lead To Increased Fire Risk

The rush and excitement of the Christmas and New Year's season can sometimes leave us a bit forgetful. When it comes to cooking and possible hazards, Morden Fire Chief Andy Thiessen, it's the visiting... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Winkler Police Budget Will See Zero Increase In 2019

The Winkler Police Service will hold to a zero percent increase budget in 2019. While disappointed, Police Chief Ryan Hunt says they will make it work by reallocating funds from different budgets... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Conservatives React To Reversal of Values Test

Recently, the federal Liberal government made an announcement it's backing off the requirements for Canadian organizations to outline their core values in order to see whether or not they will receive... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Pregnancy Care Centre Receives $10,000 Boost

The Pembina Valley Pregnancy Care Centre's new Morden office is closer to completion thanks to a $10,000 donation from Winkler/Morden Co-op. PVPCC Executive Director Linda Marek says the financial bo... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Health Minister Proposes Releasing Personal Health Info In Emergency Situations

The Province wants healthcare providers to have the ability, in emergency situations, to share personal health information without a person's consent. "We know we have a serious duty to safeguard peo... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Pembina Valley Female Hockey Starting Players At Age Six

Hockey associations across the region are playing on the same team by promoting and offering female hockey programs for girls, starting from age six. "We've decided to do a half-season league. So it'... read more..

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Ryan Funk

Shoppers Reminded To Know Their Gift Card Rights

While gift cards remain a popular choice this holiday season, the Consumer Protection Office is reminding local shoppers of their rights. Most gift cards issued in Manitoba can never expire with only... read more..

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Candace Derksen

Big Changes Coming To Electoral Boundaries In The Region

Some significant changes are in store for electoral boundaries in our region. The Manitoba Electoral Divisions Boundaries Commission has submitted its final report with changes to boundaries in 56 of ... read more..

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Candace Derksen

Emerson MLA Disappointed MB Left Out Of Federal Asylum Seekers Compensation Plan

The MLA for Emerson says he is shocked the federal Liberals plan to compensate Quebec residents they say have been impacted by the flood of asylum seekers coming into Canada through that province from... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Shopping In-Person Still Popular Choice Despite Rise Of Online

While the rise of online shopping has had a significant impact on Canadians' Christmas shopping habits, recent data suggests buying from traditional brick and mortar shops is still popular. According... read more..

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Dean Penner

Water Co-op Is Ready For Drought Situation

The board of directors for the Permian Valley Water Co-op has approved its first ever drought plan. The plan took about a year to complete and will provide direction to the utility during drought per... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Morden 2019 Budget Delayed Due To Lack Of Staff

The City of Morden has announced its presentation of the 2019 financial plan has been postponed. The plan and public meeting were originally scheduled for December 17, however, with a new council and... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Still No Answers On Future Of Plum Coulee Policing Deal

The future of policing services in Plum Coulee remains in limbo as the deadline for the current agreement draws closer. The deal, which puts Plum Coulee under the jurisdiction of the Altona Police Ser... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Morden/Winkler Earning Reputation For Hosting Major Tournaments

Morden and Winkler are sharing hosting duties for another major sporting event. Next November the region will host the National Women's Under-18 Hockey Championship, a first for Manitoba. "Maybe we c... read more..

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Candace Derksen

Golden West Portage Station Receives Email Bomb Threat

Harland meeting with RCMP after evacuation was called off. Manitoba RCMP are investigating email threats that were sent to multiple community businesses Thursday throughout the province. The email th... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

A Christmas Celebration Of Culture

The Christmas season is a time to celebrate family, friends and enjoy plenty of food. The City of Morden and Regional Connections wanted people in the region to experience the unique cultures and fla... read more..

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