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Icy interlude

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Friends Avery Onyshko, middle, Trevor Suski, right, and Matt Jennings enjoy an afternoon skate on a frozen patch of water along Grand Valley Road on Monday afternoon.

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Friends Avery Onyshko, middle, Trevor Suski, right, and Matt Jennings enjoy an afternoon skate on a frozen patch of water along Grand Valley Road on Monday afternoon.

Carole for a cause

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Tom Jackson carries an order of “fish and ships” across the stage of the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium during the Brandon performance of “The Huron Carole” on Monday evening. The annual Christmas event, which raises money for food banks in its travels across Canada, started in Toronto in 1987.

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Tom Jackson carries an order of “fish and ships” across the stage of the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium during the Brandon performance of “The Huron Carole” on Monday evening. The annual Christmas event, which raises money for food banks in its travels across Canada, started in Toronto in 1987.

Great balls of Christmas

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A patron looks out a window decorated in holiday finery after a movie at the Capitol Theatre on Monday afternoon.

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A patron looks out a window decorated in holiday finery after a movie at the Capitol Theatre on Monday afternoon.

Up for sale

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Liam Perkin, 8, of Elgin stands on the gate rails to get a better look at his father in the sales ring during the Shades of the Prairies Sale in the Canada Room at the Keystone Centre on Monday.

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Liam Perkin, 8, of Elgin stands on the gate rails to get a better look at his father in the sales ring during the Shades of the Prairies Sale in the Canada Room at the Keystone Centre on Monday.

Under the 'D'

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A construction worker installs new siding onto the Rolling Spokes building at Sixth Street and Princess Avenue on Monday afternoon as a portion of the building’s original facade comes into light after decades. The building was originally a car dealership and, earlier, a blacksmith and saddlery store.

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A construction worker installs new siding onto the Rolling Spokes building at Sixth Street and Princess Avenue on Monday afternoon as a portion of the building’s original facade comes into light after decades. The building was originally a car dealership and, earlier, a blacksmith and saddlery store.

In the festive spirit

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Singers with the 34th annual Christmas with the Conservatory Chorale perform at First Presbyterian Church on Saturday afternoon.

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Singers with the 34th annual Christmas with the Conservatory Chorale perform at First Presbyterian Church on Saturday afternoon.

Out for a walk

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A woman walks a puppy past the new spray pad in Rideau Park on Saturday morning.

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A woman walks a puppy past the new spray pad in Rideau Park on Saturday morning.

Turkey trot

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A group of wild turkeys cross Aberdeen Avenue near Seventh Street, Saturday afternoon.

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A group of wild turkeys cross Aberdeen Avenue near Seventh Street, Saturday afternoon.

Christmas craft season

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Carolyn Phillips stands by her table at the indoor Global Market inside the Re-Fit Store on 12th Street on Saturday. Local artisans showed creations for the Christmas season.

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Carolyn Phillips stands by her table at the indoor Global Market inside the Re-Fit Store on 12th Street on Saturday. Local artisans showed creations for the Christmas season.

Hot wheels

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The driver of a 1920's-era vintage car makes his way up Aberdeen Avenue on a mild Saturday afternoon. The car, a regular at the summertime Cruisin' The Dub event, was easy to drive with the top down as temperatures broke the melting point.

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The driver of a 1920's-era vintage car makes his way up Aberdeen Avenue on a mild Saturday afternoon. The car, a regular at the summertime Cruisin' The Dub event, was easy to drive with the top down as temperatures broke the melting point.

Top Story

Student charged after threatening school staff

Police arrested a 17-year-old Crocus Plains Secondary School student for uttering threats to staff.

Police made the arrest Wednesday, though the complaint from the school’s vice principal came in on Nov. 19.

The vice principal told police the female student was “disruptive and creating a disturbance” in the school and while being escorted out of the ...

Top Breaking News

  • Mary Angeline Cochran (right) is pictured here with her daughter, Beth Cochran, in a recent photograph. Mary, formerly of Hamiota, died in a condominium fire in Carolina Beach, N.C., in the early morning of Dec. 6. A man is charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

    Ex-Hamiota woman dies in N.C. blaze

    A “gentle, caring” former Westman resident is being mourned by residents of a North Carolina town after a fire — believed to be an arson — took the woman’s life.

  • Friends Avery Onyshko (blue hoodie), Trevor Suski (plaid shirt), and Matt Jennings (Canucks sweater) enjoy an afternoon skate on a frozen patch of water along Grand Valley Road on Monday afternoon.

    Temps to creep higher until Sunday

    The morning’s fog-induced poor visibility will give way to clear, sunny skies today.

  • Premier Greg Selinger says he'd have a much higher popularity rating if members of his caucus hadn't demanded he step down.

    17% approval blamed on rebels

    Greg Selinger's popularity has plummeted to an all-time low, but the premier suggests he and his party would be much better regarded by Manitobans if his critics within the NDP had not gone public.

  • Ninety-three-year-old Second World War veteran John Carl Roseveare of Kenton is being awarded the French Legion of Honour for his actions during the war. Roseveare’s nephew, Capt. Gregory Keach of the Royal Canadian Artillery, will present the medal at the Kenton Memorial Hall at 2 p.m. on Monday.

    France salutes Kenton veteran

    It was considered to be the most vicious and costly battle on French soil.

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