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Friday, 17 April 2015 16:46

Two Fires Near Steinbach, Thousands Of Pigs Die

Thousands of hogs died in one of two fires near Steinbach today.
 
RCMP responded to a hog barn fire five kilometres south of Highway 1 in the RM of Ste. Anne around 12:45 this afternoon. When officers arrived, the barn was fully engulfed in flames. It is believed there were about 3,000 hogs in the barn and it appears all perished. The cause of the fire is undetermined.
 
RCMP also responded to a grass fire about 1.5 kilometres south of Steinbach just after 1pm. Police say about 15 homes were evacuated as a precaution, but everyone has since been allowed back home.
 
Both fires were extinguished around 3:30. Fire crews remain at both scenes and the investigation continues.
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Malcolm Young of AC/DC dead at 64

Saturday, 18 November 2017 09:01
Malcolm Young of AC/DC dead at 64

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Support Local home based businesses at the WAC tomorrow

Saturday, 18 November 2017 07:53
Support Local home based businesses at the WAC tomorrow

Anyone looking for products from home-based businesses can attend a special event tomorrow where around 28 vendors are selling their goods.

Hylife Foods plan to expand

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Hylife Foods plan to expand

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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.