Blogger lists 101 roadside attractions not to be missed on Manitoba road trips

There’s still a few summer weekends left before the kids go back to class, and if you’re running out of things to keep them busy, a Winnipeg mom has you covered.Local blogger and mother of two, Carmen Kaephler, has created...

Frustration grows as cyclists refuse to get off Winnipeg’s sidewalks

If you’ve walked down the street in Winnipeg, it’s a situation you’ve most likely encountered. A bike whizzing past you on the sidewalk.“It can be annoying when you’re walking along, then somebody is dinging at you and then dinging at...

West End pool closing for a month of maintenance

Regular patrons of the Cindy Klassen Recreational Complex will have to find a new place to go swimming for the next month or so.The entire complex will shut down for scheduled maintenance on Aug. 26.While the gym and the Harvey...

Adopt A Pal: Quiet dog looking for a loving home

Every Monday on Adopt a Pal, Global News Morning features rescues in Manitoba to help them find forever homes.This week, Kat’s Kritters Rescue stops in with a long-time resident looking for a loving family.Tess is three years old and has been with...

What’s open and closed on Terry Fox Day in Winnipeg

As Manitoba celebrates Terry Fox Day on Aug. 5, some businesses will be closing or adjusting their hours.Here’s a guide to help you with your day:Errands:All City of Winnipeg civic offices are closed.Most provincial offices will be closedGarbage and recycling...

Adopt A Pal: Three dogs, three energy levels, three cute companions

Every Monday on Adopt a Pal, Global News Morning features rescues in Manitoba to help them find forever homes.This week, Manitoba Underdogs Rescue pops by with three dogs looking for both cuddle and play buddies.Slinky came into Manitoba Underdogs as...

Steep Rock, Man. goats up for sale following complaints from locals

Two goats that have become a tourist attraction in Steep Rock, Man. may soon be grazing on.For the last few years the goats, Hopper and Gonzo, have spent their summers lazing in the sun and meeting tourists on their namesake...

26th annual Cycle of Hope comes to celebratory finish in Winnipeg

A group of Winnipeggers are capping off 67 hours on their bikes this weekend.They’ve been riding over the course of two weeks, all to build a house in for a family in need.“It’s a huge sacrifice for the people participating,”...

The dog days of summer: travel expert’s tips on vacationing with your pet

For many Manitobans, summer means vacation time, and if you’re planning on taking a trip with a furry family member, there are some tips you’ll need to consider, a travel expert told 680 CJOB.Travelzoo’s Susan Catto said that due to...

Sasquatch, sea monsters and aliens: Ufologist suggests weird vacation spots in Manitoba

Looking for a Manitoba summer vacation spot that may be slightly off the beaten path?You can always hit the beach of the cabin – or you can check out some of the weird and wonderful recommendations from homegrown UFO researcher...
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