St. Pierre-Jolys Articles

Stranded Motorist Dies on Manitoba Highway

By David Klassen A 54-year-old Manitoba man has died after apparently walking away from his vehicle when it hit the ditch. RCMP say the man was found unconscious at around 6:30 a.m. on Monday on Road 45N, just off Provincial Road 210 about four kilometres west of...

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Frog Follies Festival Leaping into 43rd Year

Frog Follies Festival Leaping into 43rd Year

By Sarah Klein Organizers of the annual Frog Follies and Agricultural Fair in St. Pierre-Jolys are getting set to celebrate their 43rd year. From July 12-15, the Canadian National Frog Jumping Championships will be held, along with the always entertaining main stage...

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Police Investigate After Lorette Landmark Vandalized

RCMP are investigating after a historic landmark was vandalized in Lorette, Manitoba. The vandalism to the Dawson Trail Red River Cart occurred overnight on January 10 outside the local Co-op store. Damage to the cart is estimated at between $5,000 and $6,000. Anyone...

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Cattle Were Never Stolen, Just Missing: RCMP

The case of supposed "stolen" cattle has been solved, and it turns out they were never stolen in the first place. On December 7, RCMP reported five cows and a calf were taken between November 7 and November 9 from a property in the RM of Hanover. On Monday, police...

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Cattle Stolen from Farm in RM of Hanover

St-Pierre Jolys RCMP are investigating the theft of five cows and a calf from a property in the RM of Hanover. Police say the cattle were stolen sometime between November 7 and November 9 and are valued at over $5,000. Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP...

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St. Pierre-Jolys Ready for Frog Follies Festival

St. Pierre-Jolys Ready for Frog Follies Festival

By Sarah Klein The four-day St. Pierre-Jolys Frog Follies and Agricultural Fair is about to launch for another year on Thursday. The event will mark its 42nd year with free entry to the festival grounds throughout the weekend. For the second year in a row, the Ag Fair...

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40th Annual Frog Follies Festival (PHOTOS)

40th Annual Frog Follies Festival (PHOTOS)

The 40th annual Frog Follies Festival wrapped up on Sunday in St. Pierre-Jolys. Besides the variety of events, there was also the famous frog jumping competition. Notable contestants to try and make their frog leap the farthest were Winnipeg Free Press humour...

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