Lockport Articles

Half Moon Drive In to Rock on the Red

Half Moon Drive In to Rock on the Red

The Half Moon Drive In in Lockport will rock the banks of the Red River this summer. July 12-13 is when the popular Henderson Highway eatery will host Rockin' On The Red, building on the success of celebrations last year to mark its 75th anniversary. "After the great...

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St. Andrews Lock and Dam Closing for the Season

St. Andrews Lock and Dam Closing will close to boaters at midnight on October 14. The federal government says staff will begin raising the dam's control curtains on or soon after the second Monday of this month. As a result, water levels in the Red and Assiniboine...

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Boy, 7, Succumbs to Injuries Following Lockport Crash

A seven-year-old boy from the RM of St. Andrews has died following a two-vehicle crash that happened Thursday evening. RCMP were called to the junction of Highway 9 and Highway 44 at about 5:30 p.m. Police say a northbound 2003 Dodge Caravan collided with a southbound...

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Vehicle Plunges Through Ice at Lockport Dam

A 40-year-old Selkirk man is alive -- albeit wet and cold -- after his vehicle fell through the ice on the Red River early Tuesday. Manitoba RCMP say the incident happened just before 5 a.m. at the Lockport Dam in Lockport. The vehicle was being driven southbound on...

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Lockport Dam Raises Curtains for 2012 Season

The St. Andrews Lock and Dam closed for the season to marine vessels at midnight on Sunday until next spring. Staff have started to raise the dam's control curtains, resulting in water levels in the Red and Assiniboine rivers, in Winnipeg, and north to Lockport to...

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