Headlines Monday May 29:
-Grad season starts this week as Brandon University’s Convocation’s 4 ceremonies go at the Healthy Living Centre; 559 graduates to be honored Thursday & Friday.
-BPS arrested the same man twice over the weekend – once for damaging a car and a second time for stealing a motorcycle. The first incident took place around 9 p.m. on Friday, the suspect was held overnight and released on Saturday with a court date of July 10. Then 7:25p, police were called to the 700 block of 19th Street for a motorcycle theft.
-The body of a 12-year-old boy, who went into the rapids at Sturgeon Falls in Whiteshell Provincial Park, has been recovered. Whitemouth RCMP say he was found at around 1:00 am this morning (May 29) by the police underwater recovery team. The investigation continues.
-Sea Bears win debut as professional basketball returns to Wpg; Sea Bears beat Vancouver 90 – 85 in front 7,000 at Canada Life Centre.
-Motorcycle Ride for Dad sets new fundraising record with almost $500,000 raised, a new record for the event. The event has now raised more than $4M for prostate cancer research.
-Wpg woman, 23, dead after single-vehicle rollover on Highway 9; interlake region on Sunday, Mounties say.
-A man’s body has been found in a drainage ditch near the ND/MB border, U.S. officials say. Sheriff’s office said an autopsy has been ordered and police are working to identify the man.
-Local teen a national chess champion as Martin Riquelme beat the top Grade 10 players in the country during tournament in Montreal.
ALSO on the SHOW:
Today is Monday may 29th, International Coq Au Vin Day or International Rooster with Wine Day, International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, Composting Day, US Memorial Day, World Digestive Health Day, Paper Clip Day and National Biscuit Day! I love biscuits and gravy. Have you ever tried it? YUMMMMM!!!
Canadian burglar breaks into bakery. Cleans up after himself, steals cupcakes. Cannabis seems likely to have been a factor.
The BEST Vacations according to science: What makes a vacation truly unforgettable? There is a formula for creating the most memorable vacation and it sounds like Food, Fun Places and Mayhem are part of this equation big time!
Were you at the movies this weekend? Chances are you caught a Disney flick. “The Little Mermaid” makes box office splash with $95.5 million opening.
Winnipeg! This guy was spotted at the Blue Jays/twins game, and the internet is trying to use 5 degrees of separation powers to track him down! If anyone knows him, you’re supposed to DM Smitty’s. Apparently they have a reward?
You know your marketing went bad when Bud is giving away FREE BEER. Yes you heard/read right. FREE BEER. Anheuser-Busch offering free beer after recent Bud Light backlash.
Air conditioning you can wear? How to stay cool and refreshed anywhere with this revolutionary wearable air conditioner that resembles headphones, resting on your neck.
Expanding Famous Album Covers- Adobe Photoshop’s New Generative Outpainting Feature known as Generative Fill, is transforming the boundaries of graphic creativity.
Your Phone Can Access the Internet 5 Years in the Future: What Do You Search for First? People Responded.
What’s Popular That You Refuse to Get Into? Here’s What People Said.
No Graduation for this handful of kids. High school planning for a class of 30 to graduate has to reschedule graduation ceremony. Only 5 seniors found eligible.