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Traffic stop, hotel room search lead to three arrests for cocaine trafficking

Traffic stop, hotel room search lead to three arrests for cocaine trafficking

Two men from Winnipeg and one woman from Thompson will appear in court on the charges in late November.
Mary Salamandyk Memorial Service

Mary Salamandyk Memorial Service

A Memorial service will be held in Thompson, MB, at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 25, 2021.
Election 2021 takeaway: most Northern Manitobans can’t be bothered with democracy

Election 2021 takeaway: most Northern Manitobans can’t be bothered with democracy

Churchill-Keewatinook Aski (previously Churchill) riding hasn’t seen fewer people cast ballots in a general election since 1957.
Niki Ashton elected to fifth term as Churchill-Keewatinook Aski MP in Sept. 20 election

Niki Ashton elected to fifth term as Churchill-Keewatinook Aski MP in Sept. 20 election

New Parliament looks nearly identical to the previous one, with Liberals once more holding the most seats, but not a majority.
Family searching for missing Pimicikamak woman in Winnipeg

Family searching for missing Pimicikamak woman in Winnipeg

Jessie McKay, 22, spent the summer working in Cross Lake and went missing after attending a birthday party Sept. 5.
Former Thompson RCMP officer receives conditional discharge for punching man in the face three times in 2018

Former Thompson RCMP officer receives conditional discharge for punching man in the face three times in 2018

Const. Greg Oke, now posted in southern Manitoba, pleaded guilty to assault and won’t have a criminal record if he completed probation and other sentence requirements.
Dozens of residents complete Take Back Thompson walk opposing violence and crime in the community

Dozens of residents complete Take Back Thompson walk opposing violence and crime in the community

Organizers hope that the walk leads to more grassroots efforts to make Thompson a safer city.
Police charge 17-year-old in Grand Rapids homicide

Police charge 17-year-old in Grand Rapids homicide

Arrest was made Sept. 19, three days after a 16-year-old male with serious injuries was taken to the community’s nursing station, where he was pronounced dead.
Decision day is here: Canadians electing next federal government today

Decision day is here: Canadians electing next federal government today

In Northern Manitoba, four challengers, two of them female, are seeking to unseat the NDP’s Niki Ashton, who has spent 13 years as Churchill-Keewatinook Aski’s MP.
Firefighters put out Southwood blaze

Firefighters put out Southwood blaze

Damage from fire reported early Sept. 17 was limited to interior of building it affected.