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Norman Northstars vs Kenora Thistles

The Northstars stormed out to a 4-0 first period lead en route to a 5-1win over the Kenora Thistles Nov. 19 but fell 3-2 in a shootout the next night.


Global Aerospace Centre for Icing and Environmental Research (GLACIER)

GLACIER, located near Ospwagan Lake south of Thompson, is a state-of-the-art jet engine testing facility. It is being called the most advanced such facility in the world. The...


Junior Varsity Volleyball

R.D. Parker Collegiate hosted teams from Flin Flon, The Pas, Cranberry Portage, Norway House, Cross Lake and Snow Lake for a junior varsity volleyball tournament Oct. 15-16.


Norman Northstars versus Winnipeg Wild

The Winnipeg Wild skated into Thompson with no regulation losses and skated away with four more points after defeating the Norman Northstars 4-0 and 7-3 Oct. 16-17.


Northstars' home opener

The Norman Northstars split a pair of games with the Brandon Wheat Kings Oct. 8-9 as they played their first home games of the 2010-11 season.


Zone 11 Soccer Championships

Five boys' and four girls' teams took the field Oct. 1-2 in Thompson to battle for the right to represent Zone 11 at rural soccer provincials. R.D. Parker Collegiate's boys' ...


Thompson Auto Club Show'n'Shine

The Thompson Auto Club held its annual show'n'shine Aug. 26 at A&W to support the restaurant's Cruisin' for a Cause campaign, with $1 from each teen burger sold going toward ...


Thompson Minor Baseball wraps up season

Thompson Minor Baseball held a barbecue and the final game of the 2010 season at Westwood Elementary School Aug. 25.



Whether you are boating upriver to Manasan Falls or downriver to Mystery Lake, the Burntwood River is a local gem on the outskirts of Thompson. For fishermen there are, of ...


Mud Bog

The newly formed Nor-Man Off-Road Association held its first mud bog Aug. 8 behind the recreation centre ball fields, drawing a standing room only crowd.


2010 Thompson Triathlon

Nineteen participants took part in the 2010 Thompson Triathlon, which saw both the women's and men's overall winners finish just seconds ahead of the runners-up.


Wuskwatim Generating Station

Manitoba Hydro last week completed diversion of the Burntwood River through the spillway gates at Wuskwatim Generating Station at Taskinigup Fall in the last big construction...


Winnipeg Folk Festival 2010

It is the premier folk festival in Canada and every July Thompsonites -- and ex-Thompsonities -- flock to Birds Hill Provincial Park northeast of Winnipeg to enjoy the sweet ...


Canada Day celebrations

Thompsonites came out in full force to celebrate Canada's 143rd birthday. Celebrations included musical performances, face painting, kids' activities, and a fireworks ...


Nickel Days 2010

It didn't keep with tradition by raining, but plenty of old favourites returned for this year's version of Nickel Days, the last that will feature the National King Miner ...

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