Manitoba

RCMP Identifies Four Bodies Found Near Emerson, Manitoba

EMERSON, MB (KVRR) — Royal Canadian Mounted Police release the identities of four people found frozen to death near Emerson, Manitoba last week. Members of the Patel family range in age from 3 to 39. Jagdish Baldevbhai Patel, a 39-year-old man, Vaishaliben Jagdishkumar Patel, a 37-year-old woman, Vihangi Jagdishkumar Patel, an 11-year-old girl, and Dharmik Jagdishkumar Patel, a three-year-old boy….

Man arrested in human smuggling at Canadian border released without bond

Florida Man Arrested for Human Smuggling

UPDATE – A Florida man arrested for human smuggling after four bodies were found near the Canadian border has been released from jail without having to pay bond. Steve Shand is charged with transport or attempted transport of illegal immigrants. He is not charged in the deaths. A judge says Shand must obey several release conditions including surrendering his passport…

North Dakota offering Covid-19 vaccines to Manitoba truckers

North Dakota is teaming up with Manitoba to get as many truckers vaccinated as possible.

NORTH DAKOTA & MANITOBA (KVRR) — North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum is handing out a helping hand to Manitoba with a new vaccination rollout project. “The goal is the same for the Premier and myself, which is vaccinate as many people as possible. As quickly as possible with safe and effective vaccines so we can reopen our border and help…

Social Distancing: World’s Largest Snow Maze

Spectacular Maze Is Just Out Of Our Reach, In Southern Manitoba

  Too bad the Canadian border is closed due to COVID, because otherwise it would only be about a three hour drive to see this. The world’s largest snow maze! It opened this weekend in Manitoba. At least we can see it in video, and maybe get some ideas from it. An unseasonably warm winter had delayed the build in…

Canadian Officials Visiting Fargo to Assess Flooding Risks

The Red River helps assess potential flooding in Manitoba.

FARGO, N.D.–Canadian officials are scheduled to visit Fargo and West Fargo on Tuesday to assess potential flood risks. North Dakota Representative Kim Koppelman coordinated the visit with Minister Ron Schuler, the Manitoba Minister of Infrastructure and member of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly. Due to the Red River flowing northward into Winnipeg, Manitoba and ultimately into Hudson Bay, Canadian officials closely…

UND Hockey Looking for Players to ‘Take a Step’ in Exhibition Game

The Fighting Hawks play Manitoba on Saturday at 7:07 p.m.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Saturday’s hockey game between UND and Manitoba may just be an exhibition, but it should provide some insight into the upcoming season. Its’ the first chance for everyone to see how this 2019 squad has come together and the first opportunity for the freshman to show why they’ve done enough to earn playing time “The game…

Manitoba’s Minister of Infrastructure Tours Flood Areas in the Red River Valley

He wants to see how much water is flowing north

FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe flood fight isn’t something only people in North Dakota are dealing with. It’s also going to affect our neighbors to the north. Manitoba’s Minister of Infrastructure┬áRon Schuler spent the day meeting with local representatives and touring the flood area in the Red River Valley and further south. He joined State Representative Kim Koppelman of West Fargo and…