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Ashley Robertson Stops By

ashley robertsonAshley Robertson joined CFRY this morning to chat about her latest single "Heatwave" and some upcoming shows!

The very talented Ashley Robertson (Winnipeg, MB) joined us to chat about her latest single "Heatwave" and some upcoming shows this weekend.  She also treated us to a live rendition of "Back In Manitoba"!  Catch the video below.

 

Upcoming Shows:

No Stone Left Unturned - The Forks, WPG Saturday July 26th

The Purple Room Off-Fringe - Saturday July 26th, 9p.m.

 

Thank You Farmers!

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It was another great year for the Farmer Appreciation Lunch at Oakville's Morrison Sports Park!  Special thanks to all the producers in the area who could take time out of their exceedingly busy schedule and join us for some delicious food, great friendship and best of all PRIZES! 

 

On the CFRY Morning Show Friday we had the opportunity to give away the Grain Max 3000 Hopper Bottom Bin from Meridian Manufacturing live on air, and congratulations goes to David Desrochers of Baldur, MB who won in the reverse draw!  We'll be taking the bin to his farm a little later this month.

 

Thanks once again for joining us for the Farmer Appreciation Lunch, hope to see you next year!

 

Flood 2014

 spillway1 july2014Portage Diversion July 15, 2014.

The 2nd Crest on the Assiniboine River near Portage is expected to last for the next few days.  So far no unexpected breaches have happened and the Hoop and Hollar is still intact.  Below you can find a video of what the Assiniboine looks like off the Trans-Canada and the Portage Diversion.   

We've been keeping you up to date on what's happening around the region when it comes to the Flood of 2014.  Below you'll find all the latest stories, from newest to oldest.

 

2nd Flood Channel For Lake Manitoba

Resident Are Encouraged To Keep A Close Eye On The Flood Forecast

Crest Will Be Later And Longer Than First Thought

Lake Manitoba Residents Demand Flood Mitigation Action

Diversion Second Crest Expected Monday Or Tuesday

Grahamdale Waits As Water Rises

Maguire Pushing For Assiniboine Commission

Provincial Flood Bulletin

Campground Frustrated With Province

St. Laurent Braces For Rising Water

Sellinger Says Flood Cost "At Least $200 Million"

R.M. Of Woodlands Prepares For Flood Issues

 

Keep up to date on the latest happenings HERE!

Just 3 Remain!

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Here at CFRY we're eagerly awaiting the newest Doc Walker album set to be released sometime this summer!  An Argument broke out between myself and Ryan trying to decide on the "Best" Doc Walker song, so we thought we'd put it to a vote.  Each day we'll be putting the top Doc Walker songs head-to-head to see which is the best!  Make sure to vote and keep connected through our Facebook Fan Page to see any updates!  Also just for voting you'll be entered in to win a Doc Walker Prize Pack once the voting is all said and done!

 

You can find the full details on the bracket at the end!

 

Down to the final 3!  Cast your vote below!

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One Fantastic Tour!

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The Artful Garden Tour is a fundraiser for the Portage & District Arts Centre will be held on Saturday July 19, 2014.  It's a self-directed tour of gardens in and around Portage la Prairie. The gardens open at 9:30am and close at 2:00pm. This event will happen Rain or Shine!  Tickets are available at PDAC for only $20. Tickets include a light lunch and refreshments, flower identification contest and door prizes. For tickets call us at 204-239-6029 or stop by the Art Centre, Tuesday to Saturday 11:00am to 5:00pm. Check the video highlighting one of the gardens below!