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Severe weekend weather takes toll on Manitoba crops

Manitoba Agriculture reports the severe weather that passed through the province this past weekend has taken a heavy toll on some crops.

Voluntary evacuation in Whiteshell still in effect

Manitoba Sustainable Development advises a voluntary evacuation of homes and cottages that have been isolated by road washouts is still in effect.

Charges laid in fatal car crash investigation

Following initial police investigation, RCMP have identified and charged 18-year-old Colin Simard, the driver involved in a recent fatal collision near Lorette, Manitoba.

Steinbach RCMP investigate stolen trailer

On June 21, 2016, Steinbach RCMP received a report of a trailer that had been stolen from a business located on Industrial Road in Steinbach, Manitoba.

Proposed ban on packer ownership livestock threatens producer ownership of packing plants

The National Pork Producers Council fears, if allowed to move forward, a proposed ban on packer ownership of livestock could mean producer ownership of packing plants would also be banned.

Cottagers advised to remain on voluntary evacuation for areas of the Whiteshell

A number of roads remain washed out leaving cottage owners stranded with only boat access‎ until road repairs can be undertaken. Almost all cottagers have boat access to main boat launches and highway access.

Manitoba 2016 Fire Bulletin – 17

The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Sustainable Development advises the evacuation of Easterville and the Chemawawin First Nation, 450 kilometres north of Winnipeg, continues although most residents have now left the community.

Fatal vehicle collision near Lorette

On June 26, 2016 just before 5am, St-Pierre-Jolys RCMP responded to a report of a two vehicle collision, just outside of Lorette on PTH 207.

Jeanna Perrin

Missing: Jeanna Perrin

Portage la Prairie RCMP are asking the public for any information into the whereabouts of a missing female youth, 17-year-old Jeanna Perrin.

Voluntary evacuation recommended for areas of the Whiteshell following heavy rains

Manitoba Sustainable Development advises a voluntary evacuation is underway in some areas of the Whiteshell following heavy rains as resulting high water has caused deteriorating road conditions.

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