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DL Speedway track hosts thrilling action

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:00:58 -0700

Special to the JournalDEVILS LAKE SPEEDWAYRacing Results 7/26/14It was a thrilling night of racing at the Devils Lake Speedway, Saturday night.After a short rain delay the Professional Dirt Series got under way.

OurWinnipeg planning report to be followed, says mayoral candidate

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:00:11 -0700

Mayoral candidate Judy Wasylycia-Leis says she’ll appoint a task force to ensure planning decisions conform to the city’s official planning guide. Wasylycia-Leis said she would appoint a team of community experts within 100 days of winning the election who will review the

Fringe candidates get attention they deserve

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:16:35 -0700

In May, Idaho Republican Gov. Butch Otter stunned political observers when he demanded all candidates in the GOP primary race be allowed to participate in a televised debate. It was a stunner because in addition to Russ Fulcher, a veteran state senator, the primary campaign included two, shall

Fringe Fest looks headed to record numbers

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:16:12 -0700

The curtain fell for the last time Sunday for this year's Winnipeg Fringe Festival. The alternative theatre festival most likely finished its 27th year with record numbers, executive producer Chuck McEwen said, though he would only know after tallying the final numbers today. Saturday saw 10,614

Having the time of her life

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:16:04 -0700

Today, Nazdana Jan of Winnipeg is a healthy little girl. But the toddler, who turns two next month, has travelled a rocky road after being born with life-threatening liver problems. One day after Nazdana was born on Aug. 10, 2012 at Women's Hospital in Winnipeg, her father, Johar Ali, had no

Fixation with constant suburban growth slammed

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:16:00 -0700

A coalition of neighbourhood groups says Winnipeg has to abandon its "growth-at-all-costs" mentality to deal with the unexpected forces brought by climate change. Transition Winnipeg says the conditions that led to the frozen-pipes crisis from the brutally cold winter signals Winnipeg needs to

Longtime St. Amant volunteer sees role as good for the soul

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:15:29 -0700

ST. Amant's records show Jack Froese has volunteered more than 1,400 hours. Froese isn't one to track those numbers, though. He's just happy to help. For the past 17 years, Froese has dedicated a few hours each week to spending time at St. Amant's residence for people with developmental

Treasured oasis on Assiniboine

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:15:12 -0700

The city of Winnipeg has more than 3,300 hectares of green space, made up of parks, gardens, trails, grasslands, forests, ponds and streams. Assiniboine Park, modelled after New York City's Central Park and home of the multimillion-dollar Journey to Churchill exhibit, gets most of the attention.

Volunteers July 28

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:15:02 -0700

THE following is a list of volunteer opportunities advertised in the Winnipeg area. For more information about these listings, please contact the person/organization directly. You may also call to set up an appointment to see an interviewer at Volunteer Manitoba. Information: 204-477- 5180,

Pesticide use in Manitoba rising despite looming ban, data shows

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:14:56 -0700

A cosmetic-pesticide ban may be looming, but Manitoba is using more chemicals to kill weeds along rural roads, in parks and school grounds and on fairways than it did two years ago. Even though the NDP government long-ago signalled it wanted to ween the province off weed- and bug-killing

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