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17-year-old run over and killed in Norway House

17-year-old run over and killed in Norway House

A 64-year-old man was driving the vehicle that hit the teen, who was lying on Provincial Road 373 when the collision occurred Dec. 8.
Oxford House RCMP seize oxycodone and air guns while executing a search warrant

Oxford House RCMP seize oxycodone and air guns while executing a search warrant

Two people were arrested at the scene and face drug trafficking and proceeds of crime charges.
Inquest into 2018 train derailment in Northern Manitoba postponed

Inquest into 2018 train derailment in Northern Manitoba postponed

Originally scheduled to have started in December, the inquest will now commence Jan. 10.
Provincial test positivity rate tops 6 per cent with 137 new cases of COVID-19 reported Dec. 6

Provincial test positivity rate tops 6 per cent with 137 new cases of COVID-19 reported Dec. 6

Northern Manitoba has had 115 positive tests for the coronavirus in the first five days of December.
SOS – northern health care in critical condition due to nursing shortage: mayors

SOS – northern health care in critical condition due to nursing shortage: mayors

‘We need to get this staffing shortage fixed, like ASAP,” says mayor of Gillam, where 7 of 13 nursing positions were vacant on Nov. 1
Company hopes to open lithium mining operation near Snow Lake within the next few years

Company hopes to open lithium mining operation near Snow Lake within the next few years

Snow Lake Lithium plans to establish an all-electric mine to extract material for electric vehicle batteries.
No charges for Winnipeg police officer who shot and killed God’s Lake First Nation member in April 2020

No charges for Winnipeg police officer who shot and killed God’s Lake First Nation member in April 2020

First Nations leaders ask at Dec. 2 news conference if the life of a police dog is more valuable than the life of an Indigenous man.
Chamber’s shop local campaign aimed to help Thompson businesses in battle against online shopping

Chamber’s shop local campaign aimed to help Thompson businesses in battle against online shopping

Gift card giveaway directed nearly $20,000 and to local businesses while also introducing them to new potential customers.
Man gets 22-year sentence for sexually abusing six Northern Manitoba boys

Man gets 22-year sentence for sexually abusing six Northern Manitoba boys

Arnold Collier, 54, was sentenced Dec. 1 after pleading guilty to the charges in September.
Family of Nisichawayasihk man missing for 40 days in an ‘apprehensive state’

Family of Nisichawayasihk man missing for 40 days in an ‘apprehensive state’

Rico Linklater, 22, was last seen in Nelson House in the early hours of Oct. 21.