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Fort la Reine museum opens

The “Little Houses on the Prairie” aka The Fort La Reine Museum, opened under sunny skies and warm temperatures yesterday.

Man shot by police facing 10 charges

RCMP have laid 10 charges against a Winnipeg man who was shot by police Thursday.Carl Devin Beaulieu, 30, is facing one count each of careless use of firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, pointing a firearm and unauthorized possession in a motor vehicle, two counts of dangerous driving and four counts of mischief.He will appear i

RCMP Sgt. Bert Paquet.

WATCH: RCMP update on police pursuit, shooting

A 30-year-old Winnipeg man was taken to hospital Thursday morning after being shot by Portage la Prairie RCMP.RCMP Sgt. Bert Paquet spoke to media in Portage la Prairie around 2:45 p.m. Thursday afternoon to provide an update.

Update: Officer involved in shooting

One person has been injured in an officer-involved shooting in Portage la Prairie.The Trans-Canada Highway has been closed at Hwy. 240 in relation to the incident.Emergency crews have taken the shooting victim to hospital. No Mounties were injured.RCMP remain on scene south of the community.

Police blotter

The following is a summary of police activity in the Central Plains Area (Portage la Prairie, Treherne, Amaranth and the surrounding Rural Municipalities). The reporting dates are between May 9 and May 15. During this time period police responded to: 336 calls for service

Handling herbicide residue safely is important to producers across the nation. (ALEXIS STOCKFORD/Prairie Farmer)

Manitoba-controlled crop residue

Year-round burning is prohibited from sunset to sunrise. The Manitoba Controlled Crop Residue Burning Program is only in place from August 1, 2016 to November 15, 2016 and does not issue any permits outside of this period of time.

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