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Man, 80, Charged with Sexual Assaulting Youth: RCMP

Man, 80, Charged with Sexual Assaulting Youth: RCMP

RCMP Logo VehicleStonewall RCMP have arrested and charged a man with allegedly exposing himself and touching a minor.

Henry “Kelly” Isbister, 80, was arrested on April 13 and charged with sexual interference and sexual assault on a minor.

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Splash Pad Project in Stonewall Lands $20K Donation

Splash Pad Project in Stonewall Lands $20K Donation

Sunova Credit UnionThe Kinsmen Club of Stonewall will soon receive a $20,000 donation towards its fundraising efforts to develop a splash pad in Stonewall.

The Manitoba community is the beneficiary of proceeds from Sunova Credit Union’s 13th annual Sunova Golf Classic.

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Two Charged in Marijuana Grow-Op Raid in RM of Rockwood

Two Charged in Marijuana Grow-Op Raid in RM of Rockwood

Rockwood Grow-Op
Marijuana seized by RCMP in the RM of Rockwood, Manitoba on Saturday, June 2, 2017. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Five people were taken into custody last Saturday when RCMP raided a marijuana grow-op in the RM of Rockwood.

Officers descended on the home, located just east of Balmoral, Manitoba, where they seized 76 plants, drug paraphernalia, and cash.

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‘Biking to the Viking’ Eyes $500K Fundraising Goal

‘Biking to the Viking’ Eyes $500K Fundraising Goal

Cyclists ride in the 23rd annual Biking to the Viking MS Bike Tour on Saturday, August 25, 2012. (HANDOUT)
Cyclists ride in the 23rd annual Biking to the Viking MS Bike Tour on Saturday, August 25, 2012. (HANDOUT)

This year’s 170-kilometre bike ride to end multiple sclerosis is hoping to raise $500,000 in donations for the MS Society of Canada.

The annual Biking to the Viking MS Bike Tour will bring out 600 cyclists, who will pedal from Stonewall to Gimli and back over the span of two days on August 22-23.

Last year’s ride was cut short due to inclement weather and high winds, putting an end to the second day of the tour.

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Weather Cancels Second Day of ‘Biking to the Viking’

MS Society of CanadaHigh winds and thunderstorms have cancelled the second day of the 25th anniversary Biking to the Viking MS Bike Tour.

Riders were to leave from Gimli today and head back to Stonewall, where they departed from on Saturday as part of the fundraising event.

“The safety of our cyclists are our top priority,” said Donna Boyd, MS Society president. “After consulting with route marshalls, our expert cyclists with our bike shops, and finally the RCMP, we have determined that the road is not safe for cyclists and that we cannot ensure their safety given the weather conditions.”

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‘Biking to the Viking’ MS Tour Marking 25 Years

MS Society of CanadaAround 700 cyclists will make a 170 km trek across Manitoba this weekend for the 25th anniversary of the Biking to the Viking MS Bike Tour.

Supporting the cause in ending multiple sclerosis, the ride will depart Saturday from the Veterans Memorial Sports Complex in Stonewall. From there, riders will head to Gimli after strolling through Balmoral, Teulon, Donnottar, and Sandy Hook.

They will stay overnight in Gimli before cycling back to Stonewall on Sunday morning to cross the finish line between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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MTS Launches Fibre-Optic Network in Stonewall

MTSPeople living in Stonewall now have access to a fibre-optic network for TV and Internet service.

MTS on Friday launched the FiON Network in the community, part of the company’s plan to deploy modernized communication services in 20 Manitoba regions.

“The residents of Stonewall appreciate the investment MTS has made in our community,” said Deputy Mayor Pat Corbin. “The launch of this impressive technology in Stonewall is good for both businesses and folks at home.”

— Staff