Province recommends over 30 properties in Rivers, Man. evacuate over dam concerns

WINNIPEG -- The province is recommending an evacuation of people and livestock from about 30 to 40 properties in Rivers, Man. over concerns with the Rivers Dam.  The properties at risk are along the Little Saskatchewan River downstream from the...

Dozens of homes evacuated as water overwhelms Rivers, Man. dam

Dozens of homes in southern Manitoba were evacuated Sunday night as rivers continued to rise, resulting in overland flooding and overwhelming the dam in Rivers, Man.The evacuations came as the town of Minnedosa and the surrounding RM of Minto-Odanah declared...

Possible failing dam in Rivers, Manitoba prompts evacuations

Manitoba officials “strongly recommended” the evacuation of 30-40 houses in Riverside and Whitehead, Manitoba as heavy rain saw the Little Saskatchewan River swell past 2011 flood levels. Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler said engineers aren’t sure how the Rivers Dam is...

Flooding prompts local state of emergency in Neepawa

WINNIPEG -- The Town of Neepawa has declared a local state of emergency due to flooding in the region. The state of emergency, which came into effect at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, is isolated to the northeast and southeast areas...

Province suggests evacuation of 30 to 40 homes in Rivers, Man. due to lack of confidence in dam

People living downstream of the dam in Rivers, Man. should evacuate their homes due to potential flood risk, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced Wednesday night. Heavy rain that has hit the Westman area over the past three days has washed...

63-year-old Winnipegger sets out for cycling world record

WINNIPEG -- He may be a grandfather to eleven grandchildren, but Arvid Loewen isn't slowing down. The 63-year-old Winnipegger already holds the record for the fastest bike ride across Canada, taking only 13 days, 6 hours and 13 minutes. He's...

Nelson House RCMP find missing 16-year-old girl

WINNIPEG -- UPDATE: On Wednesday evening, RCMP said Mandy Moore had been safely located.EARLIER: RCMP are looking for a 16-year-old girl last seen yesterday morning. On Wednesday, at 12:35 a.m., Nelson House RCMP received a report of a missing 16-year-old...

RCMP searching for missing 16-year-old near Nelson House

WINNIPEG -- RCMP are looking for a 16-year-old girl last seen yesterday morning. On Wednesday, at 12:35 a.m., Nelson House RCMP received a report of a missing 16-year-old girl. According to RCMP, Mandy Rosie Moore was last seen yesterday morning...

Nelson House RCMP searching for 16-year-old girl last seen Tuesday morning

RCMP in Nelson House, Man., are searching for a teenaged girl who was reported missing early Wednesday morning. Mandy Rosie Moore, 16, was reported missing to RCMP at 12:35 a.m. She was last seen walking back from the Wilfred Linklater...

Minnedosa and nearby RM of Minto-Odanah declare states of emergency

The Town of Minnedosa and the surrounding RM of Minto-Odanah have declared states of emergency after being hammered with heavy rain.The communities are dealing with washed-out roads, flooded home basements and businesses that have been forced to close. Read more:...
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