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Three men drown near Leaf Rapids Oct. 21

Three men drown near Leaf Rapids Oct. 21

One of the men fell from a fishing lodge dock into the Churchill River and the two others jumped in to help him but soon began to struggle, police say.
UCN president, vice-president get queen’s platinum jubilee medals

UCN president, vice-president get queen’s platinum jubilee medals

Commemorating the 70th anniversary of Elizabeth II’s ascension to the throne, the medals recognize the contributions and achievements of recipients.
Four charged in death of Garden Hill First Nation man

Four charged in death of Garden Hill First Nation man

One man charged with murder and three others with being accessories after the fact following discovery of a body in the water on Oct. 20.
Desperately seeking workers: job fair brings recruiters out to arena

Desperately seeking workers: job fair brings recruiters out to arena

With many organizations struggling to fill positions, job-seekers can pick and choose careers.
Mayoral candidates address Indigenous issues at second election forum

Mayoral candidates address Indigenous issues at second election forum

Les Ellsworth, Ron Matechuk and Colleen Smook answered questions for the second night in a row at the Ma-Mow-We-Tak Friendship Centre Oct. 20.
Nelson House RCMP still seeking information about Rico Linklater

Nelson House RCMP still seeking information about Rico Linklater

The 22-year-old Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation man was last seen on Oct. 21, 2021 and police believe he was the victim of a homicide.
Thompson programs aim to help income assistance recipients join the workforce

Thompson programs aim to help income assistance recipients join the workforce

Employment preparation programs at YWCA Thompson and FireSpirit Inc. are receiving $292,000 for their initial year.
Election 2022: McIvor wants to reverse Thompson’s decline

Election 2022: McIvor wants to reverse Thompson’s decline

A resident for 19 years since moving from Cross Lake, Joyce McIvor thinks Thompson needs more activities and events for people of all ages.
Election 2022: Former school trustee looking at Thompson’s longer-term prosperity

Election 2022: Former school trustee looking at Thompson’s longer-term prosperity

Sandra Oberdorfer, who’s lived most of her life in Thompson, hopes it can be the place she retires and that her children have good reasons to stay.
NCN Thompson Bus adds Lynn Lake-Thompson route

NCN Thompson Bus adds Lynn Lake-Thompson route

Passenger and freight shuttle service runs Tuesdays and Thursdays.
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