Poor Visibility, Blowing Snow Remnants of Winnipeg Storm

Poor Visibility, Blowing Snow Remnants of Winnipeg Storm

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Driving visibility, as shown here on Tuesday, won’t be much better today with a blowing snow advisory in effect for southern Manitoba. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — A storm that blasted Winnipeg and southern Manitoba on Tuesday isn’t done with us just yet. A blowing snow advisory remains in effect for much of the southern portion of the province, reducing visibility mixed with lighter snowfall.

Another 2-4 cm of snow is expected to fall today, paired with winds gusting to 60 km/h.

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Manitoba Digs Out from Storm as People Across the Prairies Shiver from Cold

Manitoba Digs Out from Storm as People Across the Prairies Shiver from Cold

By The Canadian Press

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Highway 75 from Winnipeg to the U.S. border remained closed on Wednesday, but some motorists were risking the trip anyway. (CHRISD.CA)

Southern Manitoba is digging out from a big dump of snow that closed the Trans-Canada and other highways as people across the Prairies shiver in the season’s first extreme cold snap.

The Trans-Canada is closed from Portage la Prairie to the Saskatchewan boundary along with Highway 5 from Winnipeg to the U.S. border.

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Red Wings Erase Two-Goal Deficit, Come Back to Beat Jets 4-3 in Shootout

Red Wings Erase Two-Goal Deficit, Come Back to Beat Jets 4-3 in Shootout

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Detroit Red Wings’ Henrik Zetterberg (40) scores on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) during shootout NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, December 6, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Henrik Zetterberg’s attention to detail paid off with the game-winning shootout goal on Tuesday.

The veteran Detroit Red Wings forward watched how teammate Frans Nielsen almost scored on Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Helleybuyck in the shootout and followed his lead while adding something of his own.

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Eddy the Goat Visits Winnipeg Students

Eddy the Goat Visits Winnipeg Students

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A Linden Christian School student pets Eddy the goat during an annual visit with World Vision Canada on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — An unusual visitor stopped in at Linden Christian School on Tuesday.

Eddy the goat — yes, a goat — was the star of a lunch hour pet n’ greet for students who raised $15,000 for the World Vision Gift Catalogue this year.

Focusing on “compassionate community members,” the students spent time with one of the animals they have given as gifts to families in developing countries as part of their fundraising efforts.

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Woman Trapped Outside Dies: Storm Warnings, Extreme Cold Continue on Prairies

Woman Trapped Outside Dies: Storm Warnings, Extreme Cold Continue on Prairies

By The Canadian Press

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A person waits for a bus in blustery conditions in Winnipeg on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. (CHRISD.CA)

Freezing temperatures and poor weather conditions that have hit the Prairies in recent days are believed to have contributed to a woman’s death and caused school closures and service delays.

Paramedics say a woman in her 80s was trapped for at least an hour outside a home near Didsbury in central Alberta on Monday.

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‘Find the Courage’: Winnipeg Police Appeal for Help in 18-Year-Old Killing

‘Find the Courage’: Winnipeg Police Appeal for Help in 18-Year-Old Killing

By The Canadian Press

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Tania Marsden is shown in a Manitoba RCMP handout photo. Winnipeg police are asking for members of the public to help solve the killing of an indigenous teen 18 years ago. Tania Marsden was last seen celebrating her 18th birthday at a Winnipeg hotel in September, 1998. (RCMP HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg police are asking for members of the public to help solve the killing of an indigenous teen 18 years ago.

Tania Marsden was last seen celebrating her 18th birthday at a Winnipeg hotel in September 1998. Her body was found weighed down with a cement block in the Assiniboine River several weeks later.

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Winnipeg Snowfall Prompts Major Cleanup Operation

Winnipeg Snowfall Prompts Major Cleanup Operation

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Commuters make their way to a bus stop in south Winnipeg on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Commuters woke up to a snowy reality check from Old Man Winter Tuesday morning as the first real dose of seasonal weather arrived overnight.

After a relatively warm and dry fall, the Prairies are receiving a dose of what the first week in December should normally look like.

About 15-30 cm of snow is expected to fall on the city and southern Manitoba over the next two days, not easing up until late Wednesday and possibly into Thursday with some lingering flurries.

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RAW:almond Tickets Being Sold Online This Year

RAW:almond Tickets Being Sold Online This Year

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RAW:almond is January 20 to February 13, 2017.

Winnipeg’s favourite built-on-the-river-ice restaurant is back for another season.

RAW:almond returns in 2017 with a brand new innovative design and dining menu, treating those who visit with the delicious fare of 26 world-class chefs.

The pop-up river restaurant is the genius idea of deer + almond chef Mandel Hitzer and designer Joe Kalturnyk.

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