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Flood fears ease along Red River

03/25/2017 9:11 AM

Spring flood conditions continue to be dependent on weather conditions but the risk of overland flooding has decreased since February, the province said in flood forecast update issued on Friday.

The province indicated in its latest update that the chance of Highway 75 closing is low as expected flows along the Red River have eased.

Unfavourable weather could still change that forecast, ......

Judge tosses tater case

03/24/2017 11:00 AM

After nearly a decade of litigation, a Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench Justice has dismissed a Steinbach farm’s negligence case against Peak of the Market.

In 2008, Kevin Pankratz of Pankratz Farms, a Steinbach-area potato producer, filed a statement of claim ...


  • Montcalm issues financial plan

    03/23/2017 10:15 AM

    The RM of Montcalm’s 2017 financial plan has received its public hearing and unanimous first reading. CAO Jolene Bird said consistency and long-term planning were two guiding priorities for councillors and administrators.

    “The RM of Montcalm is really focused on being ...

  • Tomorrow in The Carillon

    03/22/2017 10:00 PM

    Find these stories and more in the March 23 issue of The Carillon.

    Old foe on the horizon

    Sports editor Terry Frey recaps the Steinbach Pistons series win over the Neepawa Natives and looks ahead to semi final matchup against the Portage ...

  • Trustees gather as provincial budget nears

    03/21/2017 11:45 AM

    Hanover School Division board chair Ron Falk said this year’s general meeting of the Manitoba School Boards Association was once again time well spent.

    “I don’t think I’ve missed one yet,” said Falk said, who has served as a trustee for ...

  • Man pleads guilty to assault

    03/20/2017 12:30 PM

    A man who expressed remorse and said he was swearing off alcohol was given more jail time and supervised probation by a sympathetic but firm presiding judge.

    Russell Marc Joseph Peloquin entered guilty pleas to one count of assault and one ...

  • Steinbach Bible College president Rob Reimer (seated, centre) said he is pleased with the province’s decision to include faith-based colleges in its provincial scholarship and bursary program. Also pictured are (left to right) academic dean Terry Hiebert, students Gillian Plett, Mikayla Goertzen, and Kendall Reimer, director of financial aid Dalen Kroeker, and student Ashley Penner.

    Putting faith in funding

    03/19/2017 9:26 AM
  • Bethesda book faire turns another page

    03/18/2017 4:00 PM

    It’s a chance to stock up on summer reading material at a great price and for a great cause.

    The 23rd Bethesda Health Care Auxiliary Book Faire runs Wednesday, March 22 to Saturday, March 25 at Clearspring Centre. Browsing the familiar ...

  • Divisional funding intact despite provincial changes

    03/17/2017 12:00 PM

    Hanover School Division’s budget will move ahead as planned and Seine River trustees approved their budget without modifications, following an education funding change announced by the province on Tuesday.

    Both divisions indicated though the program has changed the funding remains the ...

  • New campground reservation process announced

    03/16/2017 10:21 AM

    The province has modified its campground reservation process to stagger the booking process to address concerns about wait times during the initial hours of campsite reservations.

    The first registration phase will begin on Monday at 7 a.m. when reservations open for ...

  • Tomorrow in The Carillon

    03/15/2017 5:48 PM

    Find these stories and more in the March 16 issue of The Carillon.

    Championship bound

    Sports editor Terry Frey sets the stage for the SRSS hockey team's arrival at Thursday's championship final.

    Annexation anxiety

    Reporter Jordan Ross reports on the city's efforts to move ...

  • An arrest was made at Steinbach Regional Secondary School on Tuesday afternoon after two knives and an airsoft gun were found in a youth's backpack.

    Student with weapons arrested at SRSS

    03/15/2017 2:45 PM
  • Sunrise approves three percent increase

    03/14/2017 12:33 PM

    Sunrise School Division trustees have approved $65,087,657 in expenditures in their budget for the 2017-18 school year, a one percent increase over the previous year.

    The division’s mill rate will increase three percent from 13.295 mills to 13.694 mills in the ...

  • Electoral assistant Ernest Gray adds a tally to candidate Craig Alexander’s vote total as ballots are counted on Sunday. Alexander went on to win Sunday's election, the second vote in four days in the First Nation community.

    Alexander elected as Roseau River chief

    03/13/2017 11:30 AM


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