RCMP ask for witnesses to stabbing

RCMP ask for witnesses to stabbingA stabbing victim and witnesses remain tight-lipped following an early morning Sept. 10 stabbing in Portage la Prairie. Just after 3:30 a.m. on Sept. 10, Portage la Prairie RCMP received a call of a stabbing in the 400 block of 6 Ave. NE. When officers arrived, a male in his sixties from Brandon Manitoba was…

PCs used untendered contract to kill Manitoba’s public air ambulance service, sell to company with PC ties

PCs used untendered contract to kill Manitoba’s public air ambulance service, sell to company with PC tiesTREATY 1 TERRITORY, WINNIPEG, MB – Manitoba Liberals say the PCs used an untendered contract to kill off Lifeflight, a 35-year public air ambulance company that served rural and Northern Manitoba, and have handed the business to an Alberta company, STARS, whose “Director of Development” is Colleen Mayer, a former PC Minister who was defeated…

Pedestrian airlifted to Winnipeg following a highway accident

Pedestrian airlifted to Winnipeg following a highway accidentShortly after midnight Sept. 5, a pedestrian was hit by a motor vehicle on Hwy. 1A at the east end of Portage La Prairie and had to be airlifted via STARS to the Health Sciences Center in Winnipeg. Portage la Prairie RCMP report the accident happened at 12:12 a.m. and involved a 34-year-old female who…

Portage La Prairie RCMP investigate shooting

Portage La Prairie RCMP investigate shooting

Portage La Prairie RCMP investigate shootingA Langruth man remains in critical condition in a Winnipeg hospital after being shot in the head early Monday morning at a 1 St. NW residence. Police responded to the call at about 4:35 a.m. and an air-ambulance crew was dispatched at 4:38 a.m. to rush the 22-year-old man to Health Sciences Centre. Police continue…