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One Person Dies in Norwood House Fire

One Person Dies in Norwood House Fire

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(UFFW 867 / FILE)

One person died Monday after becoming trapped in a burning home in the Norwood area.

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service says crews responded to the 100 block of Horace Street at around 11:23 a.m. and found the two-storey home engulfed.

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Manitoba RM Declares State of Emergency as Flood Waters Rise

Manitoba RM Declares State of Emergency as Flood Waters Rise

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The Rural Municipality of Montcalm declared a local state of emergency Monday as water levels rose to overtake a section of road.

The province says mandatory evacuations for a number of residences are taking place as a precaution due to access issues.

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Province Extends Funding Agreement for Oak Hammock Marsh

Province Extends Funding Agreement for Oak Hammock Marsh

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A group tours Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre in this file photo. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A new funding agreement is in place for Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre to ensure stability for the next five years.

Under the new provincial agreement, announced on Monday, the Manitoba government is providing $1.12 million to the interpretive centre under the guidance of Ducks Unlimited Canada.

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Omand’s Creek Targeted for Earth Day Clean Up

Omand’s Creek Targeted for Earth Day Clean Up

More than 20 full bags of garbage were collected from Omand’s Creek by CAA school safety patrols on Monday. (MICHAEL STEWART / @MS_ROADSAFETY)

WINNIPEG — CAA Manitoba and safety patrols from Clifton School spent part of Earth Day by cleaning up Omand’s Creek.

The creek runs adjacent to CAA’s office at 870 Empress Street and is often a prime location for garbage and other debris to gather each spring.

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