Headlines April 20: #1 Brandon to SK Border closed this morning as a result of poor winter driving caused by rainy and icy conditions. SCHOOL CLOSURES: Rolling River, Park West, Pine Creek and Fort La Bose Schools closed. BSD buses not operating outside city. Alexander, O’Kelly, Spring Valley are closed. NO BUSES but school is open Beautiful Plains. | Colorado low hitting SW MB and SE SK, with warnings for the west, and SE MB under special weather statement for snow. Worst hitting the north and West of Bdn. | Homicide victim found south of Bdn in the trunk of a burned-out 07 Honda Accord found in Oct, identified in Jan, after reported missing in Dec, but not in touch with family since Oct. Police are asking for help with the homicide investigation, and say car was stolen from Regina, and are looking for the drivers. | Federal workers in MB hit the picket lines as strike begins with thousands of federal workers in MB off the job as the public service strike gets underway. | Wpg cops re-launch neighborhood watch program with provincial funding, asking community members to step up as “block captains” hoping the community can help resolve capacity issues challenging police. | U.S. reports sharp rise in number of illegal border crossings from MB into the US over the past six months; data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Manitoba Hydro crews are dealing with a number of power outages across the region. More details at https://www.hydro.mb.ca/outages/. TODAY is Thursday April 20th, otherwise known as 4-20!!!!! It’s also College Student Grief Awareness Day, Get to Know Your Customers Day, International Pizza Cake Day, Lima Bean Respect Day, National Ask An Atheist Day, National Cheddar Fries Day, National D.A.R.E. Day, National High Five Day, National Look Alike Day, National Pineapple Upside-down Cake Day and Volunteer Recognition Day.
Manitoba 5-11 at 9am Thursday 04-20
SHOW US YOUR SNOW
Barb Donaldson-Shoal Lake
Connie Chartier Tanguay-St. Lazare
Sandra Lee Bonchuk-Minnedosa
Cindy Olinyk-Summer Toys under Spring Snow
Since it’s a SNOW DAY! Now’s the time to SIGN UP FOR TWITCH! Here’s how:
How do YOU define a Potluck? A Woman Criticizes Guest For Bringing Only One Pizza To Potluck With 30 Guests – It Backfires
TESTS ARE COMING!?!?! Woody Harrelson OK’s a DNA test to see if he’s Matthew McConaughey’s brother!
BIG MAC SAUCE! The internet goes crazy after MCD announced you can put big mac sauce on everything. The two links below explain how Canada got it first, but now it’s available across North America! However one of the links also has a recipe in case you want to make your own!
This Man’s poor wife. He has lost his mind. Eventually he is hauled away by police, but this guy freaks out on a Southwest Flight over a crying baby, and the meltdown is caught on video. What is happening in this guy’s life to make him so angry?
Booking a Hotel? READ THIS! 7 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing A Travel Accommodation.
Douchebag of the Day! This CEO celebrates a worker who sold family dog after he demanded they all return to the office!
HAPPY 4-20 to those celebrating today!