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Parent presses for school bus seatbelts

01/20/2019 10:45 AM

A Ste Genevieve woman concerned about her daughter’s safety has launched an advocacy campaign to bring seatbelts to school buses in Manitoba.

Petra McGowan is asking others who share her concerns to join Manitoba Parents for Mandatory Seatbelts, a Facebook group she launched earlier this month. As of Wednesday, it had attracted 228 members.

“When she first stepped on the bus, I ......

Horseback rider enjoys remarkable recovery

Seven months after suffering a severe brain injury in a horseback riding accident near St Malo, a remarkable recovery is allowing Rebecca Fentum-Jones to look forward to a spring horseback ride.

When Rebecca Fentum-Jones awoke from a two-week coma on Canada Day last year, her mother couldn’t help but see the evening’s fireworks as a city-wide celebration of her daughter’s resilience.

Fentum-Jones, 22, suffered a severe brain injury on June 17, 2018 ...

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Seven months after suffering a severe brain injury in a horseback riding accident near St Malo, a remarkable recovery is allowing Rebecca Fentum-Jones to look forward to a spring horseback ride.

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  • Transmission line groundwork begins

    01/18/2019 9:00 AM

    Manitoba Hydro is alerting local landowners and municipalities to pre-construction activity planned over the next six weeks as it awaits final approval of its new transmission line to Minnesota.

    Geotechnical drilling began Monday and will wrap up in late February, Maggie ...

  • Theft of firearms investigated

    01/17/2019 10:00 AM

    Police are seeking tips from the public after a number of handguns were stolen from a residence in the RM of Springfield.

    RCMP said in a release on Thursday that at about 3 a.m. on Jan. 14, Oakbank RCMP responded to ...

  • Mudbugs snap Huskies' 7-game win streak

    01/18/2019 7:37 AM

    The Red River Mudbugs edged the Steinbach Huskies 4-3 Thursday night at St. Jean, ending the Huskies' seven-game Hanover Tache Junior Hockey League win streak.

    HTJHL scoring leader Skylar Klassen scored what proved to be the winning goal with ...

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