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Photos: Live, before a virtual audience, school bands take the stage

Photos: Live, before a virtual audience, school bands take the stage

Junior high and high school bands played together in concert on the Letkemann Theatre stage Dec. 15 for the first time since 2019.
Three Thompson schools part of elders and knowledge keepers pilot project

Three Thompson schools part of elders and knowledge keepers pilot project

Across Manitoba, 33 schools in 11 divisions are taking part in the eight-week initiative, which is receiving $275,000 in provincial education funding.
UCN adding 37 more diploma in practical nursing seats including 20 in Thompson

UCN adding 37 more diploma in practical nursing seats including 20 in Thompson

Thompson diploma in practical nursing program will now have an intake of 20 students annually instead of every other year.
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Snowmobile driver dead after running into pedestrian in Cross Lake

Snowmobile driver dead after running into pedestrian in Cross Lake

The man hit by the snowmobile is in hospital in Winnipeg with serious injuries while a passenger on the snowmobile suffered only minor injuries in the early morning crash Dec. 12.
Number of new COVID-19 cases jumps dramatically in north’s Grand Rapids health district

Number of new COVID-19 cases jumps dramatically in north’s Grand Rapids health district

The Grand Rapids district went from one active infection Dec. 6 to 83 on Dec. 13.
Fellow MLAs pay respects to late Danielle Adams in legislative chamber Dec. 13

Fellow MLAs pay respects to late Danielle Adams in legislative chamber Dec. 13

First-term MLA who represented Thompson in the legislature for just over two years remembered as a passionate advocate, a hard worker and an idealistic presence by colleagues.
Thompson MLA Danielle Adams dies in highway crash Dec. 9

Thompson MLA Danielle Adams dies in highway crash Dec. 9

The first-term MLA, 39, leaves behind a husband and two young sons and is remembered as a strong advocate for her city and region.
Residential school survivors and their families receive paintings they made as children

Residential school survivors and their families receive paintings they made as children

Artwork from 1960 was kept by the instructor who taught children at residential schools to paint and then later bequeathed to the University of Victoria.
Overall health, life expectancies of Manitoba First Nations people on decline over last two decades, report shows

Overall health, life expectancies of Manitoba First Nations people on decline over last two decades, report shows

The study also showed that First Nations people had a higher decrease in primary health care visits compared to other Manitobans, despite having higher rates of hospitalization and more days spent in the hospital.