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Shed fire investigated in Richer

07/15/2019 10:35 AM

Steinbach RCMP have launched an arson investigation into a Friday fire that engulfed an outbuilding behind the Husky gas station in Richer.

Police arrived on scene to find the Richer Fire Department had extinguished the blaze, which charred the LUD of Richer’s recycling shed, Steinbach RCMP said Monday in a release.

The fire may have started around midnight on Friday, and Steinbach ......

Book dissects education fads

Michael Zwaagstra, a Green Valley School teacher and Steinbach city councillor, displays an advance copy of his new collection of op-eds, A Sage on the Stage, in the Jake Epp Library.

A familiar face at Green Valley School and Steinbach city hall is putting education fads in the crosshairs with the release of a new book.

A Sage on the Stage: Common Sense Reflections on Teaching and Learning is a collection of ...

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Michael Zwaagstra, a Green Valley School teacher and Steinbach city councillor, displays an advance copy of his new collection of op-eds, A Sage on the Stage, in the Jake Epp Library.


  • Dr. Rebecca Dielschneider, assistant professor of biology at Providence University College, pipes coloured fluid into a capsule in a laboratory space on the college’s Otterburne campus.

    Providence launches health science program

    07/13/2019 9:00 AM
  • Emergency crews attend the scene of a Jan. 8, 2017 crash on the westbound lanes of the Trans-Canada Highway that killed Jeffrey Hunter, a 38-year-old stranded motorist. Michelle Trudeau, an RM of Ste Anne woman who stopped her pickup truck on the highway to help Hunter, was absolved of responsibility in a June 18 provincial court ruling.

    ‘Good Samaritan’ cleared after fatal highway crash

    07/12/2019 9:00 AM
  • Tache council closes Lorette arena canteen

    07/11/2019 9:00 AM

    The next time a hockey team plays a game at the Lorette arena, they’re going to have to settle for a bag of Doritos instead of a ham sandwich.

    Due to too many expenses and not enough volunteers, Tache council voted ...

  • STARS departs from the scene of a collision on Wednesday night near Sarto. A spokesperson for the air ambulance service said a 17-year-old male, who had been driving a motorcycle, was transported to Winnipeg hospital in stable condition.

    Motorcyclist airlifted near Sarto

    07/10/2019 9:10 PM
  • This week in The Carillon

    07/10/2019 9:18 PM

    Find these stories and more in the July 11 issue of The Carillon.

    Hop to it

    Reporter Kaitlyn Kozarchuk looks into the history of Frog Follies, which will jump frogs for the fiftieth time this weekend.

    Conversations are key

    I talk with a speaker ...

  • Morris plans new industrial park

    07/10/2019 9:24 AM

    The Town of Morris has announced that after months of discussion and negotiation, it has acquired 40 acres of industrial land within the community’s ring dike.

    “We are very happy to have had this result due to the hard work of ...

  • La Broquerie amends speed limits

    07/9/2019 8:53 AM

    La Broquerie council has cemented speed limit changes for municipal roadways that take effect immediately.

    Council voted 6-1 to implement a speed limit bylaw containing recommendations generated by public works supervisor Ron Kowalchuk.

    Councillor Darrell Unger dissented over what Reeve Lewis Weiss ...

  • Compost conversations heat up in Ritchot, Tache

    07/8/2019 10:15 AM

    Two local municipalities want the province to help make composting simpler and more convenient, and one local mayor said his council is now looking for ways to make composting pick-up available in the not-too-distant future.

    At a recent district meeting of ...

  • David Klassen, seen amongst the hustle and bustle of the Summer in the City’s celebration of arts and culture last month, has taken on the new role of director of performing arts with the Steinbach Arts Council.

    Klassen takes helm as performing arts director

    07/7/2019 8:15 AM
  • Heather Stephens displays her latest book, ABCs Are Delicious, in Steinbach’s Jake Epp Library. She and illustrator Cyndi Stephens will launch the book this Sunday at 2 p.m. at McNally Robinson Booksellers.

    Travel, daughter inspire children’s book author

    07/6/2019 9:30 AM
  • Steinbach Pride board president Chris Plett participates in last year’s march for equality, which this year has made mental health a thematic focus.

    Pride puts focus on mental health

    07/5/2019 8:46 PM
  • Bring on the Funs Days this weekend

    07/4/2019 8:36 AM

    If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, Mitchell and Area Fun Days is hosting its 17th annual celebration, and there’s a whole lot of activities listed under the “free” column.

    Without cracking open your wallet, you can eat pancakes, ...


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