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12-year-old boy charged with second-degree murder in Oxford House girl's death

A 12-year-old boy has been charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of 14-year-old Marilyn Alicia Agnes Munroe, also known as Molly to friends and family. On Dec. 28 at about 930 a.m.
Controversial stem cell treatment effective, say parents

Controversial stem cell treatment effective, say parents

Nine months after travelling to China for stem cell therapy not available in Canada - at a cost of $60,000 - the parents of Thompson toddler Madison Dunn, who has a condition known as septo-optic dsyplasia (SOD), say that they have seen an improvemen
Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

The night sky is lit up these days at Colleen Smook's McCreedy Park for Winter Wonderland 2009, an illuminated sign tradition that came close for a while earlier this year to going dark before season seven because of a lot of vandalism damage last Ch

Stevens records 200th point

Former Norman Northstar Myles Stevens from Norway House recorded his 200th career point in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League with a pair of assists in the Swan Valley Stampeders' 4-3 overtime loss to the Neepawa Natives Dec. 12.
Freeze-up and fashion factors for fur trade

Freeze-up and fashion factors for fur trade

A warm November notwithstanding, the annual Thompson fur table put on by the Manitoba Trappers Association (MTA) Dec. 18-19 was better-attended than organizers had anticipated.

13-year-old Thompson boy charged with second-degree murder in Bernard Hart case

A 13-year-old boy from Thompson is facing a second-degree murder charge after being arrested by Thompson RCMP in connection with the killing of 37-year-old Bernard Hart from Oxford House First Nation.
City of Thompson flag flying in Kandahar

City of Thompson flag flying in Kandahar

"The Centennial City" blue-and-yellow flag of the City of Thompson is now flying in "flag alley" at the entrance of Canada's Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team (KPRT) base in Camp Nathan Smith near Kandahar City in the southern province of Kanda
Lindsay family from Grey Wolf Bay selected for first 'Our Home Kikinaw' new home

Lindsay family from Grey Wolf Bay selected for first 'Our Home Kikinaw' new home

A family of four has been chosen to live in the home the Our Home Kikinaw project is building, which is scheduled to be finished in October of next year.
Mr. Euphonium: Tooting his own horn

Mr. Euphonium: Tooting his own horn

You may know him as Danny Morris, owner of Mystery Lake Body Shop Auto Glass and Wheel Alignment Ltd. - a.k.a. the guy who keeps your car on the road for another year. But his band mates perhaps know him as "Mr.
MONEY FOR MAPS

MONEY FOR MAPS

Insp. Ken Poulsen, commander of the Thompson RCMP detachment, handed over a cheque for $20,000 from the RCMP's National Crime Prevention Fund, to Oswald Sawh, chairperson of Men are Part of the Solution, as other board members looked on.
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