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Two men plead guilty to violent Bothwell robbery

04/23/2014 4:46 PM

Two men pleaded guilty in Winnipeg court last week for their roles in a violent armed robbery last year in New Bothwell. Zachary Sean Carver, 20, of Winnipeg and Colin Bernardin Hebert, 21, of Blumenort both pleaded guilty to robbery ......

  • Faith in action

    Steinbach Christian High School vice-principal Scott Wiebe and student council vice-president Weston Loewen hand over a huge donation to Rod Forrest, executive director of ChildCare International. The school's $17,500 in Famine for Faith proceeds were matched by a B.C. donor, meaning that $35,000 is headed to Kitgum in northern Uganda. Forrest told students the funds raised will support the construction of new school facilities allowing children the chance to go to school in a region ravaged by over two decades of civil war.
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    Steinbach Christian High School vice-principal Scott Wiebe and student council vice-president Weston Loewen hand over a huge donation to Rod Forrest, executive director of ChildCare International. The school's $17,500 in Famine for Faith proceeds were matched by a B.C. donor, meaning that $35,000 is headed to Kitgum in northern Uganda. Forrest told students the funds raised will support the construction of new school facilities allowing children the chance to go to school in a region ravaged by over two decades of civil war.

  • Crash closes intersection

    Emergency crews respond to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 12 and PR 311 at Blumenort on Tuesday afternoon. Steinbach fire department deputy chief Ron Chausse said three people were transported to hospital as a precaution.
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    Emergency crews respond to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 12 and PR 311 at Blumenort on Tuesday afternoon. Steinbach fire department deputy chief Ron Chausse said three people were transported to hospital as a precaution.

  • Call to service

    Steinbach firefighters responded to a fire at Mulch and Bedding Industries east of Blumenort on Monday night around 8 p.m. Steinbach fire chief Kel Toews said that crews were on site until about 1 a.m. containing and monitoring a straw fire that began in a silo on the property.
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    Steinbach firefighters responded to a fire at Mulch and Bedding Industries east of Blumenort on Monday night around 8 p.m. Steinbach fire chief Kel Toews said that crews were on site until about 1 a.m. containing and monitoring a straw fire that began in a silo on the property.

  • City lights shine on spring

    The glow of Steinbach's lights block out most of the stars. With the Lyrids meteor shower peaking Monday and Tuesday nights, it's best to get out on a country road to view the shooting stars that will fall an average of every five to six minutes, appearing to come from the bright star Vega in the northeast sky.
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    The glow of Steinbach's lights block out most of the stars. With the Lyrids meteor shower peaking Monday and Tuesday nights, it's best to get out on a country road to view the shooting stars that will fall an average of every five to six minutes, appearing to come from the bright star Vega in the northeast sky.

  • Cool start

    Work continues on the new Steinbach Credit Union branch and administration building in Steinbach on Monday morning. City council chewed over the latest building permit stats at their council meeting last week. March turned up permits worth $2.3 million, a total of $12 million for the year so far.
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    Work continues on the new Steinbach Credit Union branch and administration building in Steinbach on Monday morning. City council chewed over the latest building permit stats at their council meeting last week. March turned up permits worth $2.3 million, a total of $12 million for the year so far.

  • Hightailing it to Woodridge

    A group of white-tailed deer enjoy the sunset in Woodridge. After a rough winter, deer are hoofing it across roads and highways to find spring buds and twigs poking through the last snowbanks. Motorists need take heed as they are especially active during twilight in the spring.
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    A group of white-tailed deer enjoy the sunset in Woodridge. After a rough winter, deer are hoofing it across roads and highways to find spring buds and twigs poking through the last snowbanks. Motorists need take heed as they are especially active during twilight in the spring.

  • Lions celebrate with classic rock

    The Classic Embers rocked the Giroux Hall Saturday night as the Steinbach and area Lions Club celebrated its 40th anniversary with a dinner and dance. The band will also be at the next big event for the Lion's, the Wheels of Hope Charity Car Show on June 1 at Mennonite Heritage Village.
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    The Classic Embers rocked the Giroux Hall Saturday night as the Steinbach and area Lions Club celebrated its 40th anniversary with a dinner and dance. The band will also be at the next big event for the Lion's, the Wheels of Hope Charity Car Show on June 1 at Mennonite Heritage Village.

  • Festival ropes people to St Pierre

    Kids take turns turning the rope-making wheel at St Pierre's Sugaring Off Festival Sunday. The annual weekend festival roped in people to the French community to learn of its historic francophone routes and take a taste of some maple taffy rolled on the snow on the St Pierre Museum grounds along Joubert Creek.
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    Kids take turns turning the rope-making wheel at St Pierre's Sugaring Off Festival Sunday. The annual weekend festival roped in people to the French community to learn of its historic francophone routes and take a taste of some maple taffy rolled on the snow on the St Pierre Museum grounds along Joubert Creek.

  • Ste Anne people-eating plant sings

    Ste Anne Collegiate's annual performance brings a people-eating plant to the stage. Students are putting on the musical Little Shop of Horrors at the school Thursday at 12:30 and 7 p.m., and on Friday at 1 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door.
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    Ste Anne Collegiate's annual performance brings a people-eating plant to the stage. Students are putting on the musical Little Shop of Horrors at the school Thursday at 12:30 and 7 p.m., and on Friday at 1 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door.

  • Roadwork deal revealed

    Steinbach mayor Chris Goertzen speaks at an announcement in Steinbach on Tuesday morning, flanked by Premier Greg Selinger and highways minister Steve Ashton. A $7 million cost-sharing deal between the city and province will see improvements made at the Park Road intersection, the creation of a southbound left-turn lane and improving drainage at Madison Drive, improvements at the intersection at Millwork Drive and the installation of traffic lights at the intersection of Acres Drive and Penfeld Drive.
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    Steinbach mayor Chris Goertzen speaks at an announcement in Steinbach on Tuesday morning, flanked by Premier Greg Selinger and highways minister Steve Ashton. A $7 million cost-sharing deal between the city and province will see improvements made at the Park Road intersection, the creation of a southbound left-turn lane and improving drainage at Madison Drive, improvements at the intersection at Millwork Drive and the installation of traffic lights at the intersection of Acres Drive and Penfeld Drive.

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