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Eight arrested in Steinbach drug bust

09/19/2014 12:40 PM

Steinbach RCMP have arrested eight individuals and seized 10 grams of methamphetamine in a drug bust that happened on Wednesday.

Police executed a search warrant at approximately 3 p.m. at a residence where they discovered the 10 grams, which police say ......

  • Service not forgotten

    Steinbach MLA Kelvin Goertzen encourages local residents who are interested in paying their respects to the Canadian military members who lost their lives during Canada's 12 year military involvement in Afghanistan will visit a memorial vigil which is on display at the Manitoba Legislature in the buildings Rotunda till this Saturday from 8am-8pm. The travelling vigil is made up of memorial plaques of Canadian military members that were killed during the Afghanistan war. The plaques were at the Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan during Canada's military presence. The display is making its way across Canada and will be in Ottawa for Remembrance Day.
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    Steinbach MLA Kelvin Goertzen encourages local residents who are interested in paying their respects to the Canadian military members who lost their lives during Canada's 12 year military involvement in Afghanistan will visit a memorial vigil which is on display at the Manitoba Legislature in the buildings Rotunda till this Saturday from 8am-8pm. The travelling vigil is made up of memorial plaques of Canadian military members that were killed during the Afghanistan war. The plaques were at the Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan during Canada's military presence. The display is making its way across Canada and will be in Ottawa for Remembrance Day.

  • Lucky to be alive

    Members of the Steinbach fire department clean up the scene of a two-vehicle collision which occurred shortly before noon on Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 12 and Provincial Road 311. Steinbach RCMP Cpl. James Demidiuk said the driver of a northbound GMC Sierra truck attempted to turn west onto PR 311 and was struck by a southbound semi. The male driver of the truck has been charged with proceeding when it was unsafe to do so. No one was injured in the collision. Demidiuk added that the driver of the truck was lucky to be alive.
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    Members of the Steinbach fire department clean up the scene of a two-vehicle collision which occurred shortly before noon on Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 12 and Provincial Road 311. Steinbach RCMP Cpl. James Demidiuk said the driver of a northbound GMC Sierra truck attempted to turn west onto PR 311 and was struck by a southbound semi. The male driver of the truck has been charged with proceeding when it was unsafe to do so. No one was injured in the collision. Demidiuk added that the driver of the truck was lucky to be alive.

  • Mounds of compost

    Eldon Wallman, solid waste department head for Steinbach, checks out the compost available this year for the public to use. Due to uncooperative weather last year, there is a lot more compost this time around. There are two large mounds of nutrient-rich compost at the landfill that the public can pick up free-of-charge.
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    Eldon Wallman, solid waste department head for Steinbach, checks out the compost available this year for the public to use. Due to uncooperative weather last year, there is a lot more compost this time around. There are two large mounds of nutrient-rich compost at the landfill that the public can pick up free-of-charge.

  • Service with a smile

    Christine Bearpark, Jeannette DeLong and Audrey Harder take time during their Tuesday lunch hour to greet supporters of enVision Community Living, picking up slices of pizza from Rocco's Pizzeria. All proceeds go to enVision's Fall Campaign to cover the construction cost of a wheelchair accessible home in Steinbach.
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    Christine Bearpark, Jeannette DeLong and Audrey Harder take time during their Tuesday lunch hour to greet supporters of enVision Community Living, picking up slices of pizza from Rocco's Pizzeria. All proceeds go to enVision's Fall Campaign to cover the construction cost of a wheelchair accessible home in Steinbach.

  • Digging into emergency services

    La Verendrye MLA Ron Lemieux announces the official start for construction of an emergency services garage in Ile des Chenes. Construction of the new Two-unit ambulance station is expected to be completed by summer of 2015.
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    La Verendrye MLA Ron Lemieux announces the official start for construction of an emergency services garage in Ile des Chenes. Construction of the new Two-unit ambulance station is expected to be completed by summer of 2015.

  • Splash away

    Steinbach city councillor Susan Penner and Mayor Chris Goertzen get some help on Tuesday morning opening the city's new splash park on Elmdale Street next to the Jake Epp Library. Penner's children and Goertzen's son, Otto, helped press the button to celebrate the park's completion. The splash park is expected to will remain open for a while longer this month, depending on the weather. The new amenity is free to use and is, with a push of a button, in operation from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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    Steinbach city councillor Susan Penner and Mayor Chris Goertzen get some help on Tuesday morning opening the city's new splash park on Elmdale Street next to the Jake Epp Library. Penner's children and Goertzen's son, Otto, helped press the button to celebrate the park's completion. The splash park is expected to will remain open for a while longer this month, depending on the weather. The new amenity is free to use and is, with a push of a button, in operation from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Batter up

    Peter Dick pours some more batter for another order of waffles at Mennonite Heritage Village during lunch at Fall on the Farm on Monday.
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    Peter Dick pours some more batter for another order of waffles at Mennonite Heritage Village during lunch at Fall on the Farm on Monday.

  • Headed to the lake

    The long weekend got off to a wet start on Friday as as major thunderstorm moved through the Southeast. Streets and parking lots in Steinbach were flooded as the rains and wind made for slow driving over the noon hour.
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    The long weekend got off to a wet start on Friday as as major thunderstorm moved through the Southeast. Streets and parking lots in Steinbach were flooded as the rains and wind made for slow driving over the noon hour.

  • West Hawk landmark ablaze

    Local fire firefighters battle a large fire at a West Hawk Lake landmark on Friday morning. Plumes of black smoke could be seen billowing from the West Hawk Inn and West Wok restaurant. At this early stage, the fire is suspected to have started in the inn before moving into the restaurant.
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    Local fire firefighters battle a large fire at a West Hawk Lake landmark on Friday morning. Plumes of black smoke could be seen billowing from the West Hawk Inn and West Wok restaurant. At this early stage, the fire is suspected to have started in the inn before moving into the restaurant.

  • Niverville council gets iced

    Niverville Town Council did not waste much time after accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge nomination from local businesses. After a public meeting Tuesday evening, John Falk, Angela Janz, Myron Dyck and John Funk dumped ice into the bucket of a pay loader at Hespeler Park and then braced for the icy cold shower to bring awareness to ALS, a fatal disease that seriously affects a persons quality of life. Niverville council has nominated councils for Steinbach, Hanover and Ritchot.
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    Niverville Town Council did not waste much time after accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge nomination from local businesses. After a public meeting Tuesday evening, John Falk, Angela Janz, Myron Dyck and John Funk dumped ice into the bucket of a pay loader at Hespeler Park and then braced for the icy cold shower to bring awareness to ALS, a fatal disease that seriously affects a persons quality of life. Niverville council has nominated councils for Steinbach, Hanover and Ritchot.

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