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The invasive wild parsnip has reappeared in the province after it was found growing near Outlook in 2018.
The invasive wild parsnip has reappeared in the province after it was found growing near Outlook in 2018. Layne Abrahamson/Twitter

Severe chemical burns, blisters: watch out for wild parsnip

By Adriana Christianson/CKOM News Staff
July 19, 2018 - 8:37am

If you have never heard of wild parsnip before, you might want to watch your step – that’s the message from Lumsden’s Kelly Strickland after getting severe blisters and burns on his feet.

Some cars of the train derailed while those carrying passengers all remained upright.
Some cars of the train derailed while those carrying passengers all remained upright. Submitted photo/Transportation Safety Board

Derailment site cleared but heavy rain sees further suspension of service

By paNOW Staff
July 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

VIA rail says the site of the derailment north of Hudson Bay last week is cleared and repaired, although their service through north central Manitoba remains suspended due to heavy rains elsewhere.

Many campers shared images of damaged property on social media following the storm.
Many campers shared images of damaged property on social media following the storm. Destiny Mcpeek/Twitter

UPDATE: SaskPower working to restore service to Emma and Christopher Lakes after storm

By paNOW Staff
July 8, 2018 - 10:30am Updated: July 9, 2018 - 1:09pm

After a major storm in the Lakeland region caused widespread damage Friday night and Saturday morning, SaskPower crews are working to restore service to the area.

Photos posted to social media show significant damage to vehicles and campers.
Photos posted to social media show significant damage to vehicles and campers. Destiny Mcpeek/Twitter

‘We were trapped for a couple of hours’: camper and family rescued after storm

By Taylor MacPherson
July 7, 2018 - 12:40pm

No serious injuries were reported after high winds, hail, and rain tore through the Lakeland region last night, but one camper said weathering the storm was a terrifying experience for his family.

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