CWE returns to Gladstone


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The countdown is on as we reach the final hours before Canadian Wrestling’s Elite (CWE) hits the road celebrates eight  years of operations with a company record 16 live events in 16 days across four Canadian provinces. On May 4, they’ll be making a stop in Gladstone.

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Temporary measures in place to protect Lake Dauphin walleye

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On April 19, Manitoba Sustainable Development announced that temporary conservation measures have been put in place to protect walleye populations in Lake Dauphin and its tributaries this spring, during the walleye spawning period.

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Changes coming to rural blood donors

By Miranda Leybourne


People in the Westman region who regularly or occasionally donate blood to the Canadian Blood Services (CBS) will have a harder time giving of the precious substance. CBS plans to shut down its Brandon, Man. clinic as of June 8. Mobile blood donor clinics that ran out of the Brandon clinic will also be no more.

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Neepawa resident will soon have a "Nurse Next Door"

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

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Working as a director of care for a personal care home, Ann Chan used to get calls from people looking for help for their family members. The common story involved an elderly parent living in another community who needed a nurse or care giver’s help, or faced social isolation. “I could feel their frustration,” she said.  As a charge nurse in a transitional unit in Winnipeg, Chan saw a similar story; patients who needed more support and weren’t really ready to go home. While there was government supported services, such as home care, patients and their families found that it didn’t meet all of the patients’ needs. Chan would try and find help for these patients, something she now does on a full time basis.

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Neepawa bowlers reflect on 5-pin Nationals


Emma Gerrard and Gregory Eu of Neepawa were a part of Team Manitoba at the 2017 Canadian Youth Challenge Bowling Championship.

By Eoin Devereux

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A pair of local bowlers have returned from the Canadian Youth Challenge Bowling Championship with a new perspective on the sport. Emma Gerrard and Gregory Eu  represented Manitoba at the national event, which was held in Ottawa from Mar. 23-26. Sanctioned by the Canadian Five Pin Bowlers’ Association, the Championship featured teams from every province, as well as the Northwest Territories.

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