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Monday, 16 October 2017 10:41

Blue Hills RCMP respond to fatality

A child has died after falling into a water holding tank yesterday.

It happened around 3:15 in the afternoon. Blue Hills RCMP received a report of a child in a water holding tank in the RM of Whitehead. When police arrived on scene, the child was being removed from the water tank by the fire department.  The victim was walking in a farmyard, with supervision, when she stepped on the lid of the water holding tank, knocking it off and falling in. There was water at the bottom of the tank, approximately 20 feet down.

The 14-year-old girl was transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.

 The investigation is ongoing.

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Hylife Foods plan to expand

Saturday, 18 November 2017 07:09
Hylife Foods plan to expand

Hylife foods in Neepawa are expanding their processing plant with a 100 million dollar investment.

Updated: Donate to the Endow Manitoba 24 Hour Giving Challenge across the Parkland today

Saturday, 18 November 2017 06:53
Updated: Donate to the Endow Manitoba 24 Hour Giving Challenge across the Parkland today
Community foundations all over the Parkland have the chance to help raise money for legacy projects in their communities.

Reports say Semi hit Portage overpass

Friday, 17 November 2017 19:27
Reports say Semi hit Portage overpass

Reports are saying that a westbound semi hit the Portage overpass on the Trans Canada highway this evening.

Truck slid off bridge into icy water this morning

Friday, 17 November 2017 16:06
Truck slid off bridge into icy water this morning

A 73 year old man from St. Claude, which is south of Portage, rolled his truck this morning.