Headlines Sept 22:
Mennonite Central Committee’s Brandon relief sale has ceased operations after 35 yrs. The annual event featured auctions, fresh produce, baking, foods, books, antiques, quilts and handcrafted items.
-Brandon City Council voted 8-3 in favour of using $966K in extra operating funds from the province to cover most of a projected budget shortfall at its Monday meeting.
-2 arrests following drug trafficking investigation by Ste Rose RCMP.
-An assessment for a not criminally responsible application has been ordered for Stephen Teetaert, who was charged with second-degree murder in connection with the city’s fourth homicide earlier this month, the death of a 63 year old Brandon woman.
-Man found dead of an apparent homicide after tactical officers were sent to a home in Wpg’s Inkster Industrial area Wed morning.
-Hundreds of students in MB absent Wednesday amid widespread protests & counterprotests over gender identity in the classroom, school officials say. In Seven Oaks Wpg, more than 1,000 kids didn’t show up to school.
-Workers with 2 Extendicare personal care homes in MB vote to strike. In Brandon, Extendicare operates Hillcrest Place Personal Care Home and Extendicare Valleyview Care Long-Term Care Home.
-MB’s 3 main party leaders squared off over health care, cost of living & other issues during a 1hour televised leaders debate.
-Largest Lotto 6/49 jackpot in history Saturday with the Gold Ball at $66 million.
-Day 1 of training camp for the Wpg Jets yesterday, Wheat Kings home opener goes tonight vs Regina.
HUGE LOTTO this weekend. What would YOU do with $66 Million??????? Biggest 6-49 ever with (GOLDBALL) will go Saturday. What’s it like to win big like that?
What a DIVORCE this is going to be! Joe Jonas Breaks Silence on Sophie Turner Lawsuit Over Their Kids. Joe Jonas is sharing his side of the story. Shortly after Sophie Turner filed court documents against the Jonas Brothers singer on Sept. 21 seeking to return their two children. This could be one nasty battle over two very small kids.
Don’t complain about a BILL that really is YOUR Fault! Smoke House Barbeque throws cold water on a $78 hamburger claim: “Looks like someone was knocking back some serious drinks”. NY Times columnist David Brooks complained about paying $78 for a hamburger and a drink at a Newark Airport restaurant. To him, it constituted incontrovertible proof that the economy is terrible. It is, but proof that is not, and he got called out. Below is an ad poling fun at him, and the details are below.
Don’t take your devises to the toilet. Especially the outhouse. A Woman hd to be rescued from outhouse toilet after climbing in to retrieve Apple Watch, police say.
Hollywood is filled with celebrity bake sales and flea markets this weekend. Workers in Tinseltown are resorting to selling cupcakes, cookies and other baked goods and crafts to pay bills. A prop master is selling handmade quilts as gig to help make ends meet.
Coffee Room disaster. Clean up after yourself. This one nurse brough food a month ago, and had no idea she left it there. For a month! ‘I had the most aggressive form of diarrhea last night.’ as a nurse has terrible realization after eating a free lunch at work.
HUGE PUMPKIN! So big it’s unloaded by a forklift truck as one of the star attractions at a country show. Green-fingered gardening fans will be showing off their giant fruit and vegetables at this weekend’s Malvern Autumn Show. What would you even do with a 667lb pumpkin?
Rude: Jumping Up And Running Down Aircraft Aisle To Be First Off. The comments are funny, but this guy really is an ass.
WEEKEND BURGER ALERT: Coca-Cola is the secret ingredient that totally elevates your burger! If your burgers are missing something, you may want to pop open a cold can of cola. It may be a soft drink, but it’s also a secret powerhouse.
All The Popular Ways To Pop Popcorn, Ranked. There’s more than one way to pop a corn kernel. In fact, there are so many that we had to rank them to hash out all their pros and cons in detail.
Inside the mind of a 13-year-old. A new project from the New York Times takes readers inside the mind of 13-year-olds as they navigate the pressures of modern teen life. Interesting, yet not surprising, it revolves around the phone and social media.