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Steven Sukkau

Province Announces 110-Bed Personal Care Home In Carman

A 110-bed personal care home is coming to Carman. Southern Health-Sante Sud officials say there's easily enough demand to support the facility, with population demographics projecting long-term growt... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Morden Looking For Alternative Options To Proposed Roundabout

After a meeting with Manitoba Infrastructure, Morden City Council has decided on side-lining the proposed roundabout at PTH 3 and LaVerendrye. Mayor Brandon Burley says the concept was brought to the... read more..

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Dean Penner

Flood Threat In U.S. Red River Valley Increases

The chance for a significant flood in the U.S. portion of the Red River Valley is "substantial", according to the second flood outlook issued by the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, North Dako... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

UPDATE: Driver Error Leaves Semi Stuck Under Train Bridge

A semi in Emerson didn't quite make the cut after attempting to clear an underpass Thursday afternoon. The semi-trailer became stuck under a train trestle on Main St. in Emerson. RCMP say it was a ca... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Portage-Lisgar Liberals Seeking Apology From M.P. For Social Media Post

Last week, Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen was seen on social media during I Love To Read month with a teacher from the Prairie Rose School Division holding a sign that was derogatory toward Prime Mi... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Local Fire Departments Join Forces To Deal With Job Related Trauma

Local fire departments have teamed up on an initiative to help their fellow members deal with the trauma that can come with the job of being an emergency responder. Several members from the Altona/Rh... read more..

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Pam Fedack

BLSD Trustee Seeks Executive Post On Provincial Board

A veteran school trustee wants to continue giving local school boards a voice at the provincial level. Patty Wiebe has served as a trustee in Border Land School Division for 16 years (4 terms) and as... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Semi Stuck Under Train Bridge In Emerson

A semi in Emerson didn't quite make the cut after attempting to clear an underpass Thursday afternoon. The semi-trailer became stuck under a train trestle on Main St. in Emerson. Photos by Bruce... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Hacking Attempts Continue To Impact Local Economy, Employees

Tips to PembinaValleyOnline.com have indicated another round of cyber attacks has swept through the Pembina Valley. A local commercial IT Director, who requested to remain anonymous, says specific bu... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Western School Division Looking To Improve A Well-Oiled System

Citizens in the Western School Division (WSD) had the chance to voice there comments and concerns last week in round table discussions with members of the board. Board Chairperson, Brian Fransen says... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Morden Police Make Arrest In Child Pornography Investigation

The Morden Police Service has made an arrest in a sexual assault investigation involving a minor. On February 18, Morden Police arrested and charged a 38-year-old Winnipeg man with sexual assault, se... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Snoflies Fundraising Derby One Of The Biggest Yet

The Snoflies Snowmobile Club based out of Carman held its annual Poker Derby last weekend. It's one of the few chances for riders who don't have a snowpass to hit their trails. Club President, Matt L... read more..

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Pam Fedack

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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Pam Fedack

Carman Handi-Van Committee Looking At Financing Options

The Carman Handi-Van began its service in 1986. It is one of the most cost-friendly handi-vans in Manitoba, but they are looking for support to keep it that way. Mayor Brent Owen says, "the handi-van... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Third Candidate Steps Forward In Borderland PC Nomination Race

A third candidate has announced his intention to seek the Progressive Conservative nomination in the newly formed Borderland constituency. Don Cruickshank, who was a candidate for Winkler city counci... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Teen Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle

A teenage girl was sent to the hospital last week after being struck by a vehicle. On February 14, Morden Police Service was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Police say ... read more..

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Pam Fedack

City Investing $150,000 In Winkler Airport, Regional Facility Still A Possibility

While discussions on a regional airport have been around since 2009, Winkler City Council says the local airport is still a "much used and well-liked facility". "We've always kept our mind open to se... read more..

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Dean Penner

Liberals Support National Holiday For Residential School Victims

The Portage-Lisgar Federal Liberal Association supports the idea of honouring victims of residential schools through a national statutory holiday. A motion from the House of Commons Heritage Committe... read more..

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Pam Fedack

MCI Student Reflects On Forum For Young Canadians Experience

Janae with Portage-Lisgar M.P. Candice BergenLocal grade 10 student, Janae Braun, is reflecting on her time in Ottawa earlier this month during Forum for Young Canadians. Braun, who attends Mennonite ... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Many Newcomers Choosing The Pembina Valley

The Pembina Valley remains a popular choice for newcomers. According to a new report by the Pembina Valley Local Immigration Partnership (PVLIP), the region had the fastest growing population over th... read more..

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Pam Fedack

New Federal Minister Meets Provincial Stakeholders

A roundtable discussion was hosted yesterday at the Association of Manitoba Municipalities' office in Portage la Prairie, between federal Rural Economic Development Minister Bernadette Jordan, and rep... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Garage Fire Contained On Southview Dr. In Winkler

The Winkler Fire Department (WFD) responded to a house fire on Southview Dr. on Sunday. The alarm came in at approximately 5:00 p.m, February 17. WFD reports the fire was contained to the garage... read more..

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Steven Sukkau

Vehicle Stolen From Morden Resident's Driveway

Morden Police are investigating the report of a stolen vehicle over the long weekend. On February 17, police received a report from a victim explaining their vehicle went missing from their driveway ... read more..

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Dean Penner

Graydon Pushing For Restoration Of Constituency Name

The MLA for Emerson is not giving up in his efforts to restore the name Emerson to his constituency. The Manitoba Electoral Divisions Boundaries Commission has decided to rename the riding as Borderl... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Sledge Hockey Game Raises $3,200 For Spina Bifida And Hydrocephalus

Monday marked the 3rd annual Sledge Hockey Fundraiser for the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Manitoba. Nancy Spenst is President of the Association, one of the event organizers, and liv... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Plenty of Construction This Year On Hwy 75 Near Morris

Manitoba Infrastructure has several construction projects planned this year on Highway #75 near Morris. Larry Halayko, executive director of Construction and Maintenance, says some of the work will ha... read more..

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Pam Fedack

Altona Woman Sets Sights On Borderland PC Nomination

A second candidate has entered the race for the Progressive Conservative nomination in the newly formed Borderland constituency. Verna Heinrichs of Altona says she would like to use her broad and con... read more..

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Pam Fedack

GVSD Board Not Changing Indemnities, Despite Federal Tax Exemption Changes

Trustee indemnities for the Garden Valley School Division board will be staying the same for the time being. With zero percent increases for their staff, due to the pending provincial Bill 28 to freez... read more..

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Pam Fedack

MP Bergen Calls Proposed September Stat Another "Nice Gesture"

The Member of Parliament for Portage-Lisgar isn't sure how a day off for federal employees will benefit Canada's First Nations People. Candice Bergen is referring to the House of Commons Heritage Com... read more..

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Brooklyn Toews

Raising Funds To Revamp Green Space At Vita Health Centre

The Resource Coordinator for Services to Seniors in Vita says they are hoping to revamp the overgrown outdoor green space at the Vita and District Health Centre and make it more accessible for residen... read more..

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