Groundhog Day Articles

Manitoba Merv Calls for Six More Weeks of Winter

Manitoba Merv Calls for Six More Weeks of Winter

WINNIPEG -- Given the mid-January thaw southern Manitoba experienced, perhaps we deserve another six more weeks of winter? At least Manitoba Merv seems to think so. The groundhog puppet poked his head out of his burrow Thursday morning at Oak Hammock Marsh...

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Manitoba Groundhogs Call for an Early Spring

Manitoba Groundhogs Call for an Early Spring

Two local rodents have predicted an early spring! Winnipeg Willow and Manitoba Merv weren't able to find their shadows on Monday, signalling spring is just around the corner. The annual Groundhog Day traditions took place at Cabela's on Sterling Lyon Parkway and Oak...

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Manitoba Merv Predicts an Early Spring

Manitoba's unofficial groundhog came out of his burrow on Sunday, looked around briefly, but wasn't able to see his shadow. Manitoba Merv made his annual appearance bright and early at Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre. In spite of a cold and snowy winter,...

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