Altona Articles

Carman Man Injured in Snowmobile Crash

Carman Man Injured in Snowmobile Crash

Alcohol is considered a factor in a snowmobile crash that injured one man in the RM of Stanley on Friday. RCMP say the crash happened at around 5:30 p.m. near an area roughly five kilometres west of Highway 3. A 23-year-old Carman man operating the snowmobile was...

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Teen Lying in Roadway Killed Near Altona

A 17-year-old boy from the RM of Rhineland was killed early Sunday morning after being struck by a vehicle while lying on Highway 30 just south of Altona. RCMP say at about 4 a.m. a 2000 Olsmobile Alero travelling southbound struck the man, who has yet to be...

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New Provincial Program Preparing Students for Green Jobs

The Manitoba government introduced a new program Monday that will give students the skills to work at green jobs. The Sustainable Energy Program includes eight courses on sustainable/green energy and is available to all students in the Red River Technical Vocational...

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Plane Overshoots Runway at Altona Airport

A small plane overshot the runway at the Altona Airport on Monday night, sending two people to hospital. RCMP say it happened shortly after 8:30 p.m. when the Piper aircraft travelling westbound attempted to land on a grass landing strip. The plane continued...

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Gas Leak Near Altona Forces Highway Closure

Part of Highway 30 was closed just north of Altona Tuesday after a chemical gas leak. RCMP say the leak occurred at a business along the highway at about 5:45 p.m. in the RM of Rhineland. The highway was closed less than an hour so emergency personnel could stop the...

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Altona Unveils Community’s New Brand, Logo

The Town of Altona revitalized its image Wednesday, launching a new community brand. Residents and visitors gathered at the Rhineland Pioneer Centre for the announcement, which included the unveiling of a new wordmark and tagline. “Our objectives for developing a new...

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