Category Archives: Local

Winnipeg March For Standing Rock


On Sunday evening a group of Winnipeggers marched down Portage Ave. to support the U.S reservation in their fight against Energy East. For the past month there has been sit ins, marches, and peaceful protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline that will carry crude oil from North Dakota to Illinois. The pipeline has been said […]

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes


Thompson held its seventh annual “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” walk on Saturday and the event was a huge success! YWCA Thompson held their annual mile walk down Thompson Drive and is amazed with the amount of participation and donation. Hundreds of men saddled up in a pair of high heels for the charitable […]

RIP Kroppy


Len Kropioski (Kroppy) was a staple at Winnipeg Jets home games. Born in Winnipeg, the super fan who later moved to Kenora, drove two and a half hours to Winnipeg for every home game, as long as his health allowed. Last year he stopped coming to games, due to health reasons, but when he showed up […]

Hy Wire Zipline Adventures


Choose between three different types of tours and soar up to 200 feet above the scenic Pembina Valley with Manitoba’s highest and longest zip lines! Just an hour and a half away from the south perimeter you can call 204-242-3396 to book a reservation or listen to Now Country Mornings with Kimberley Dawn to qualify!!

Manyfest 2016


Its almost time again for the annual ManyFest! The three day street festival kicks off on Friday Sept 9th and runs to the 11th. Manyfest 2016 will be hosted on Sept 9th 11am-11pm, Sept 10th 11am-11pm, and Sept 11th 11am-6pm on Broadway in between Osbourne St. and Edmonton St. Winnipeg’s largest street festival includes Food Truck […]

Totem Pole For A Stand


Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Winnipeg Monday evening as a totem pole was paraded through the streets to highlight a fight against the use of fossil fuels and other environmental issues. The 7 meter totem was carved in Lummi Nation and was brought over 2,000 km to Sagkeeng First Nation in Fort Alexander where […]

MCMA Awards Nominations


Manitoba Country Music Association just announced the list of nominees for the 2016 MCMA Awards. The Awards include Female Artist of the Year, Male artist of the Year, Emerging artist of the Year and many more. Now Country’s own Brian Cook is nominated for Radio On Air Personality of the Year and Kimberley Dawn is nominated […]

David Pestrak In Studio Performance


Manitoba Country Artist David Pestrak joined us on Now Country Mornings with Kimberley Dawn this morning (09/01/2016). David is a well known Manitoba and Nashville artist who’s been recently nominated for 7 MCMA’s. He is a quadruple threat with singing, song writing, producing, and guitar under his belt and has been playing since he can […]

Manitoba Artists Recognized!


Big announcements coming out September 1, 2016! The Manitoba Country Music Association will announce who has been nominated for this years award show.  The First Ballot for the 2016 Manitoba Country Music Awards. From 12:00 am CST July 1st, 2016 to 12:00 am CST August 14th, 2016 all eligible MCMA members may nominate TWO AND ONLY […]

Austin Street Festival


Join us on August 12th for Aboriginal Music Week at the Austin Street Festival! There will be a free concert and free BBQ at the event. Manitoba artists, Jade Turner, Ila Barker and Ashley Robertson are all scheduled to perform at the festival! The Austin Street Festival is next Friday from 12pm-5pm at Austin Street, […]