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Rise in vehicle thefts prompts police warning

02/17/2019 12:30 PM

An increase in the theft of vehicles, quads and ATV, as well as thefts from inside vehicles has been highlighted by Steinbach RCMP, who have turned to the public for support in preventing the crimes.

Police shared several tips in a weekend release of ways to avoid becoming a theft victim:

Keep vehicles locked at all times. Even in the cold winter ......

GORP heads to China

GORP founder Colleen Dyck displays two of three new oatmeal flavours formulated for the Chinese market, next to two pallets of product destined for Beijing.

A local entrepreneur who found national success with her energy bar recipe is looking to springboard into the international market.

By April, a few hundred Chinese consumers will be munching on an assortment of products from the Great GORP Project in ...

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GORP founder Colleen Dyck displays two of three new oatmeal flavours formulated for the Chinese market, next to two pallets of product destined for Beijing.

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  • Eveline Tougas, far left, Helene Lafantasie, second from left, and the rest of the St Malo ‘bag ladies’ are all smiles on Tuesday while showing off one of the hundreds of mats for the homeless they have made out of plastic bags.

    St Malo ‘bag ladies’ help homeless and environment

    02/16/2019 8:15 AM
  • Fun returns to the grounds of Mennonite Heritage Village tomorrow for the museum's second annual winter carnival.

    Cold weather fun arrives at museum

    02/15/2019 10:35 AM
  • Police dog sniffs out impaired driving suspect

    02/14/2019 3:40 PM

    A 35-year-old La Broquerie man faces charges related to impaired driving and resisting arrest, after fleeing the scene of an accident yesterday on Provincial Road 207 in the RM of Ste Anne.

    Police were called to the incident around 3:30 p.m. ...

  • Funding supports Ritchot water infrastructure

    02/14/2019 9:35 AM

    An announcement on Wednesday afternoon is turning on the financing tap for a major water project in the RM of Ritchot.

    The federal and provincial governments will both contribute $1 million in funding towards upgrades to Ritchot’s raw water supply system. ...

  • City council in no rush to resume PAC talks

    02/14/2019 9:00 AM

    Steinbach city council expressed interest on Tuesday night in arts and cultural idea submissions from the Steinbach Arts Council, but it appeared too soon to begin anew any discussion of a performing arts centre.

    Discussion of the need for a performing ...

  • Vehicles collide west of St Pierre

    02/13/2019 9:54 AM

    A 48-year-old woman from St Pierre was transported by STARS to Winnipeg hospital on Tuesday evening, after a two-vehicle collision west of the community.

    A spokesperson for STARS described the woman’s injuries as serious.

    RCMP responded to a report of the incident, ...

  • Council eyes greater role in attracting development

    02/13/2019 9:15 AM

    The City of Steinbach should be taking a more hands-on approach to job creation and development in the view of city council, which embraced plans on Tuesday to develop a new marketing strategy through the city's community development corporation.

    “This packages ...

  • HSD cold weather policy heads for review

    02/12/2019 10:30 AM

    Hanover School Division will review its cold weather policy after schools remained open during bone-chilling weather conditions last month.

    HSD board chair Ron Falk said yesterday the policy will now be reviewed by the board’s governance committee.

    The division faced heat from ...

  • Municipalities push for Highway 59 twinning

    02/11/2019 9:15 AM

    Local municipalities are throwing their support behind efforts to get a portion of Highway 59 twinned.

    Hanover Reeve Stan Toews said Hanover has approved a motion to lobby the province to complete a study on the feasibility of twinning Highway 59 ...

  • Suspicious male reported near Steinbach apartment

    02/10/2019 5:35 PM

    Two children were unharmed and returned home safely on Thursday afternoon after encountering a male near a Steinbach apartment complex.

    Now Steinbach RCMP would like to identify the unknown male involved in the incident.

    Police said in a release on Sunday afternoon ...

  • Free park entry in February

    02/8/2019 8:30 PM

    Manitobans can enjoy free provincial park entry for the entire month of February.

    “Winter is an excellent time to enjoy the beauty of our provincial parks and there are many outdoor activities to take part in as a family or on ...

  • Ste Anne Elementary School band teacher Joshua Bater works on a tune with band students Breanna, Desiree, Hailey and Cole. Band students in grades 6-8 in the Seine River School Division will now see all their band rental fees paid for thanks to a new two-year pilot project.  

    Gift of music spreads at Seine River schools

    02/9/2019 9:00 AM

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