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Man dead in fatal Highway 59 crash

10/22/2014 12:15 AM

One man has died after a fatal crash Tuesday night north of St Malo.

The incident occurred after 9:30 p.m. on Highway 59, just north of the intersection with PTH 23, one of the first bystanders at the scene told The ......

  • Highway hang-up

    Steinbach firefighters provide assistance after a three-vehicle collision involving a trio of southbound vehicles on Highway 12 north of Loewen Boulevard shortly after 1 p.m. on Monday. There appeared to be no serious injuries.
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    Steinbach firefighters provide assistance after a three-vehicle collision involving a trio of southbound vehicles on Highway 12 north of Loewen Boulevard shortly after 1 p.m. on Monday. There appeared to be no serious injuries.

  • A shot in the arm

    Steinbach MLA Kelvin Goertzen smiles while pharmacist Hans Epp injects the flu shot at Shopper's Drug Mart in Steinbach. This is the first time pharmacists in Manitoba are allowed to provide the flu shot to the public.
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    Steinbach MLA Kelvin Goertzen smiles while pharmacist Hans Epp injects the flu shot at Shopper's Drug Mart in Steinbach. This is the first time pharmacists in Manitoba are allowed to provide the flu shot to the public.

  • Funding with a smile

    Provencher MP Ted Falk announces $10,800 in funding to the Summer in the City festival while at the Steinbach Arts Council on Tuesday morning. The local MP was touring the Southeast on behalf of the federal government handing out additional festival funding to the tune of $13,800 for the Niverville Olde Tyme Country Fair, $11,400 for the Festival of Friends in St Malo and $14,300 for St Pierre's Sugaring Off Festival.
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    Provencher MP Ted Falk announces $10,800 in funding to the Summer in the City festival while at the Steinbach Arts Council on Tuesday morning. The local MP was touring the Southeast on behalf of the federal government handing out additional festival funding to the tune of $13,800 for the Niverville Olde Tyme Country Fair, $11,400 for the Festival of Friends in St Malo and $14,300 for St Pierre's Sugaring Off Festival.

  • Laughter is best medicine

    Southern Health CEO Kathy  McPhail and acting RHA board chairman Guy Levesque review highlights of the last year at the health authority's annual general meeting in Niverville on Thursday night. The RHA shared emerging details from its community health assessment due to be completed next spring and reported on its financial position, including a $1.5 million surplus on its nearly $350 million budget.
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    Southern Health CEO Kathy McPhail and acting RHA board chairman Guy Levesque review highlights of the last year at the health authority's annual general meeting in Niverville on Thursday night. The RHA shared emerging details from its community health assessment due to be completed next spring and reported on its financial position, including a $1.5 million surplus on its nearly $350 million budget.

  • A watershed moment

    Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh delivers a cheque for $25,000 into the hands of Seine-Rat River Conservation District chairman Cornie Goertzen on Thursday afternoon in La Broquerie. The provincial funding will assist the local conservation district in developing an intergrated watershed management plan for the Roseau River watershed, which has been under SRRCD's oversight since September 2013.
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    Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh delivers a cheque for $25,000 into the hands of Seine-Rat River Conservation District chairman Cornie Goertzen on Thursday afternoon in La Broquerie. The provincial funding will assist the local conservation district in developing an intergrated watershed management plan for the Roseau River watershed, which has been under SRRCD's oversight since September 2013.

  • New recruits

    Samuel and Ezra Koop join hundreds of visitors to the Steinbach fire hall on Tuesday night. The pair sported their own firefighting gear as members of the local department opened the fire hall to the public, showing off fire engines and promoting fire safety.
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    Samuel and Ezra Koop join hundreds of visitors to the Steinbach fire hall on Tuesday night. The pair sported their own firefighting gear as members of the local department opened the fire hall to the public, showing off fire engines and promoting fire safety.

  • Lund crunch

    Steinbach firefighters attend an two-vehicle accident the intersection of Lund Road and Highway 52 after 4 p.m. on Monday afternoon.
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    Steinbach firefighters attend an two-vehicle accident the intersection of Lund Road and Highway 52 after 4 p.m. on Monday afternoon.

  • Support for life

    
Provencher MP Ted Falk joins young pro-life supporters on Parliament Hill on Thursday morning. Falk said the group placed 100,000 pink and blue flags outside Parliament, each representing a life lost every year.
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    Provencher MP Ted Falk joins young pro-life supporters on Parliament Hill on Thursday morning. Falk said the group placed 100,000 pink and blue flags outside Parliament, each representing a life lost every year.

  • Showing some heart

    Steinbach MLA Kelvin Goertzen joins Doris Toews from Heartland Quilters to check out some of the many quilts that have been made by volunteer quilters to be donated to organizations who care for people who are sick or in need. A celebration was held at Heartland's headquarters near Steinbach on Sunday to mark the official incorporation of Heartland quilters. The group was formerly known as VQC/Steinbach branch but has reorganized as Heartland. In 2013 they gifted 175 quilts and expect to donate at least that many this year as well.
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    Steinbach MLA Kelvin Goertzen joins Doris Toews from Heartland Quilters to check out some of the many quilts that have been made by volunteer quilters to be donated to organizations who care for people who are sick or in need. A celebration was held at Heartland's headquarters near Steinbach on Sunday to mark the official incorporation of Heartland quilters. The group was formerly known as VQC/Steinbach branch but has reorganized as Heartland. In 2013 they gifted 175 quilts and expect to donate at least that many this year as well.

  • Hit the ground running

    Runners set off in force at the start of the Imagine Run in Niverville on Saturday. This year's event, which annually raises funds and awareness for mental health, took on a
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    Runners set off in force at the start of the Imagine Run in Niverville on Saturday. This year's event, which annually raises funds and awareness for mental health, took on a "Dawn to Dusk" theme, starting the run in the afternoon and finishing with other entertainment at Hespeler Park.

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