Winkler, Manitoba

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on the AM dial at 1530 kHz, then moved to 1570 kHz in 1987, and since 2013, broadcasts on the FM dial at 88.5 MHz. CJEL-FM, an adult contemporary music station branded as The Eagle 93.5, launched in 2000. Though they are not based in Winkler, several other radio stations are notable in the Winkler area. The signal from Golden West's easy listening radio station in Altona, CFAM, reaches the Winkler area. Two North Dakota stations near the Canada U.S. border also reach Winkler

: KAOC 105.1 FM (Maverick 105), a country music station in Cavalier (Cavalier, North Dakota) and KYTZ 106.7 FM (Z-106.7, Today's Best Hits), an adult contemporary music station in Walhalla (Walhalla, North Dakota). The former station sells advertisements targeting the Pembina Valley region and maintains an advertising sales office in Morden. Cable television service is provided by Valley Cable Vision. Most Winnipeg-based television (television station) and radio stations can be picked up from Winkler. WDAZ-TV and KNRR (KVRR) can also be received in Winkler via antenna. Sports Winkler's primary ice hockey team is the Winkler Flyers, who compete in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. The Flyers play their home games at the Winkler Arena. Perhaps the best known alumni of the team is goaltender Ed Belfour, who played with the Flyers during the 1985-86 season and recorded a 2.58 goals against average that year. Belfour went on to play in the NHL (National Hockey League) and win a Stanley Cup with the Dallas Stars. There is also a minor league hockey in Winkler. The local high school has a hockey team named the Zodiacs. The Zodiacs draw hundreds of high school students to their home games. Winkler was selected as host city for the 2008 edition of CBC Sports' (CBC Sports) day-long ''Hockey Day in Canada'', which took place on February 9, 2008.people * Di Brandt , poet and literary critic (literary criticism) *Arnold Brown (Arnold Brown (Manitoba politician)), politician *Benjamin De Fehr (List of Canadian soldiers executed during World War I#Benjamin De Fehr), soldier executed during World War I *Howard Dyck, conductor and broadcaster *Eric Fehr, NHL player for the Washington Capitals *Byron Froese, AHL (American Hockey League) player for the Rockford IceHogs *Jacob Froese, politician *Don Kuhl, politician, former councillor and former deputy mayor *Dustin Penner, NHL player for the Washington Capitals *John Sawatsky, award winning author and journalist *George Sawatzky, physicist, FRSC (Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada) *Cornelius Wiebe, physician and politician Neighbouring communities DATE OF BIRTH September 28, 1982 PLACE OF BIRTH Winkler, Manitoba, Canada DATE OF DEATH '''CJEL-FM''' (93.5 FM (FM broadcasting), "The Eagle 93.5") is a radio station broadcasting a soft adult contemporary music (adult contemporary music) format. Licensed to Winkler, Manitoba, it serves the Pembina Valley region (Pembina Valley Region, Manitoba) of Manitoba.


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obtains the most heat units for crop (agriculture) production in Manitoba. Winkler receives an annual average of 416mm of precipitation (Precipitation (meteorology)) (most of which falls during the spring and summer months) and 119.7 cm of snow. Winkler's average frost-free period is 125 days. Economy Winkler is the economic hub of southern Manitoba. The retail trading area serves an estimated 17,000 households. 4,380 people are employed in Winkler. Approximately 30% of the work


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DATE OF BIRTH September 28, 1982 PLACE OF BIRTH Winkler, Manitoba, Canada DATE OF DEATH '''CJEL-FM''' (93.5 FM (FM broadcasting), "The Eagle 93.5") is a radio station broadcasting a soft adult contemporary music (adult contemporary music) format. Licensed to Winkler, Manitoba, it serves the Pembina Valley region (Pembina Valley Region, Manitoba) of Manitoba.


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Flyers''' are a Manitoba Junior Hockey League team playing out of the Winkler Arena in Winkler, Manitoba, Canada. The Flyers entered the MJHL as an expansion team for the 1980-81 season. Famous NHL (National Hockey League) players to have played on this team include Eddie "The Eagle" Belfour (Ed Belfour). They also had Ed Belfour's son playing backup for the team. '''Triple E Recreational Vehicles''', a division of Triple E Canada, is a Canadian recreational


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) was a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1973 to 1988, representing the riding (electoral district (Canada)) of Rhineland (Rhineland (Manitoba riding)) for the Progressive Conservative Party (Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba). The Pembina Valley was home to 52,126 residents as of the 2001 census (Canada 2001 Census). Its major service centre is the city of Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba). Other important towns include Morden (Morden, Manitoba), Altona (Altona, Manitoba), and Carman (Carman, Manitoba). The region comprises two of Statistics Canada's census divisions of Canada: Manitoba Census Division No. 3 and No. 4, which together have a land area of 9,790.98 km² (3,780.32 sq mi) and a total population of 52,126 (2001 census (Canada 2001 Census)). '''Morden''' is a small town located in the Pembina Valley region of southern Manitoba, Canada. Morden is about 15 kilometres (9 miles) west of neighbouring Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba), and a relatively short distance (by car) to Pembina Valley Provincial Park. It lies within the Rural Municipality of Stanley (Stanley, Manitoba). demo-cd demo-csd Portage la Prairie (Portage la Prairie, Manitoba), Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba), Morden (Morden, Manitoba), Stanley (Stanley, Manitoba), Macdonald (Macdonald, Manitoba), Rhineland (Rural Municipality of Rhineland), Altona (Altona, Manitoba), Cartier (Cartier, Manitoba), Carman (Carman, Manitoba) Geography This is a rural district that include the towns of Portage La Prairie, Carman (Carman, Manitoba), Altona (Altona, Manitoba), Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba) and Morden (Morden, Manitoba). - CJEL-FM 00 93.5 FM Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba) Golden West Broadcasting adult contemporary - - VF2465 0 101.3 FM Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba) Pembina Valley Development Corporation tourist information - Winkler was born in Neustadt (Neustadt, Ontario), Grey County (Grey County, Ontario), Canada West (now Ontario), and educated at public schools in the area. He moved to Manitoba in 1879 after the death of his father, and worked in his brother Enoch Winkler's lumberyard. In 1883, he began his own grain and lumber business in Morden (Morden, Manitoba). He began farming in 1888. After the incorporation of the Municipality of Stanley (Stanley, Manitoba) in 1890, Winkler was chosen as the community's first reeve (Reeve (Canada)). He served in this position until 1892. In the same year, the village of Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba) was established in Manitoba, named after him. He ran a grain elevator and lumber business in the community. Winkler was also an active freemason. The '''Winkler Flyers''' are a Manitoba Junior Hockey League team playing out of the Winkler Arena in Winkler, Manitoba, Canada. The Flyers entered the MJHL as an expansion team for the 1980-81 season. Famous NHL (National Hockey League) players to have played on this team include Eddie "The Eagle" Belfour (Ed Belfour). They also had Ed Belfour's son playing backup for the team. '''Triple E Recreational Vehicles''', a division of Triple E Canada, is a Canadian recreational vehicle manufacturing company located in Winkler, Manitoba. It is the only Canadian-owned Class-A RV builder in Canada. Other Triple E Canada divisions include Load King Industries, who manufacture highway and flatbed trailers. '''Schanzenfeld''' is a small community about 1 km south of Winkler, Manitoba, Canada. It is located in the Rural Municipality of Stanley. Largely a Mennonite community, its close vicinity to Winkler has made it a suburb of the much larger City of Winkler. The village was named after Jacob Yost Schantz a businessman from Ontario who helped the Mennonites migrate from Russia to southern Manitoba. He visited areas of southern Manitoba in 1872 to explore possibilities for Mennonite settlement. DATE OF BIRTH September 28, 1982 PLACE OF BIRTH Winkler, Manitoba , Canada DATE OF DEATH '''CJEL-FM''' (93.5 FM (FM broadcasting), "The Eagle 93.5") is a radio station broadcasting a soft adult contemporary music (adult contemporary music) format. Licensed to Winkler, Manitoba, it serves the Pembina Valley region (Pembina Valley Region, Manitoba) of Manitoba.


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of Toronto and a PhD in English literature at the University of Manitoba. She taught English and creative writing at the University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario for 7 years. She then went on to teach at Brandon University where she currently holds the position of Canada Research Chair. *PTH 13 (Manitoba Highway 13) (Carman (Carman, Manitoba) to Oakville (Oakville, Manitoba)) *PTH 14 (Manitoba Highway 14) (Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba) to Letellier (Letellier, Manitoba)) *PTH 15 (Manitoba Highway 15) (Transcona (Transcona, Manitoba) to Elma (Elma, Manitoba)) *PR 427 (Manitoba Provincial Road 427) - PR 424 to PTH 100 *PR 428 (Manitoba Provincial Road 428) - PTH 14 near Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba) to PTH 23 near Roland (Roland, Manitoba) *PR 430 (Manitoba Provincial Road 430) - PTH 1 13 to St. Ambroise Beach Provincial Park Belfour was born in Carman, Manitoba and grew up playing hockey. He played junior hockey for the Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba) Flyers (Winkler Flyers) before going to the University of North Dakota where he helped the school win the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) championship in the 1986–87 season. The following year, Belfour signed as a free agent with the Chicago Blackhawks (after not being picked in the draft) alternating time between them and the Saginaw Hawks of the International Hockey League (International Hockey League (1945-2001)). Many regard Belfour as an elite goaltender and one of the best of all-time. His 484 wins rank 3rd all-time among NHL goaltenders. His son, Dayn, is also a goaltender, currently playing for the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Belfour was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in the 2011 class, his first year of eligibility. http: www.tsn.ca nhl story ?id 370270 The first Mennonite Brethren congregation in Canada was founded in Winkler, Manitoba in 1888 as a result of mission work from the United States. From 1923 to 1929, many Mennonite Brethren migrated from Russia to Canada, and some went to South America. In 1954, the desire of the Canadian churches for independence brought about the formation of two "area conferences" (as opposed to one general conference) of the Mennonite Brethren of North America - the subject of this article and the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches. The Krimmer Mennonite Brethren Conference (#Krimmer Mennonite Brethren Conference) formally merged with this body on November 14, 1960. Campus It has a number of campuses located in Winnipeg, Gimli (Gimli, Manitoba (town)), Steinbach (Steinbach, Manitoba), Portage la Prairie and Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba). The two largest campuses are the Notre Dame and Princess Street in Winnipeg. Student Connections Red River College is the Student Connections centre which serves the Manitoba area. This centre is located in Winnipeg’s downtown Red River College campus, 160 Princess Street. This affords easy access to all parts of the city. It has been housed at this location since January of 2004. On November 16, 1964 it swapped channels with CBWFT and higher powered transmitters were installed on a new antenna mast DATE OF BIRTH September 28, 1982 PLACE OF BIRTH Winkler, Manitoba, Canada DATE OF DEATH '''CJEL-FM''' (93.5 FM (FM broadcasting), "The Eagle 93.5") is a radio station broadcasting a soft adult contemporary music (adult contemporary music) format. Licensed to Winkler, Manitoba, it serves the Pembina Valley region (Pembina Valley Region, Manitoba) of Manitoba.


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up from Winkler. WDAZ-TV and KNRR (KVRR) can also be received in Winkler via antenna. Sports Winkler's primary ice hockey team is the Winkler Flyers, who compete in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. The Flyers play their home games at the Winkler Arena. Perhaps the best known alumni of the team is goaltender Ed Belfour, who played with the Flyers during the 1985-86 season and recorded a 2.58 goals against average that year. Belfour went on to play in the NHL (National Hockey League) and win a Stanley Cup with the Dallas Stars. There is also a minor league hockey in Winkler. The local high school has a hockey team named the Zodiacs. The Zodiacs draw hundreds of high school students to their home games. Winkler was selected as host city for the 2008 edition of CBC Sports' (CBC Sports) day-long ''Hockey Day in Canada'', which took place on February 9, 2008.people * Di Brandt , poet and literary critic (literary criticism) *Arnold Brown (Arnold Brown (Manitoba politician)), politician *Benjamin De Fehr (List of Canadian soldiers executed during World War I#Benjamin De Fehr), soldier executed during World War I *Howard Dyck, conductor and broadcaster *Eric Fehr, NHL player for the Washington Capitals *Byron Froese, AHL (American Hockey League) player for the Rockford IceHogs *Jacob Froese, politician *Don Kuhl, politician, former councillor and former deputy mayor *Dustin Penner, NHL player for the Washington Capitals *John Sawatsky, award winning author and journalist *George Sawatzky, physicist, FRSC (Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada) *Cornelius Wiebe, physician and politician Neighbouring communities DATE OF BIRTH September 28, 1982 PLACE OF BIRTH Winkler, Manitoba, Canada DATE OF DEATH '''CJEL-FM''' (93.5 FM (FM broadcasting), "The Eagle 93.5") is a radio station broadcasting a soft adult contemporary music (adult contemporary music) format. Licensed to Winkler, Manitoba, it serves the Pembina Valley region (Pembina Valley Region, Manitoba) of Manitoba.


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, the town's rapid growth in population resumed and continued into the 1990s. On April 7, 2002, Winkler was officially granted city status. The city celebrated its centennial anniversary (anniversary) in summer 2006. Geography and climate Located on the western edge of the Red River Valley, Winkler is located at the corner of provincial highways 14 and 32. It is 70 kilometres northwest of a 24-hour United States border crossing at Emerson (Emerson, Manitoba). Winkler is situated

or PTH 14 (Manitoba Provincial Highway 14) and PTH 75 (Manitoba Provincial Highway 75). PTH 32 (Manitoba Provincial Highway 32) leads directly to the Winkler Port of Entry on the Canada-U.S. border. A 4-lane divided highway (dual carriageway) connects Winkler and the other major town of the region, Morden. Winkler Airport (KZ7, grass paved runway (08 26

Winkler Airport Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba), Manitoba - He served on the council of Winkler, Manitoba from 1983 to 1998, and was the community's deputy mayor for three years. He was defeated in a bid to become mayor in 2002 (''Winnipeg Free Press'', 24 October 2002). '''Provincial Trunk Highway 32''' (PTH 32) is a provincial highway in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It runs from PTH 14 (Manitoba Highway 14) in Winkler (Winkler, Manitoba) to the United


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, accessed January 24, 2009 Froese was born in Winkler, Manitoba to Jacob J. and Margaret (Enns) Froese. His Father was an Old Colony Mennonite Church bishop from 1936 to 1968. He was educated in the local school system and worked as a farmer, also becoming a leading figure in the Winkler Credit Union Society. He married Mary Peters, and together they had 10 children. Early in his life, he was a Young Liberal (Liberal Party of Canada). group2 Cities (List of cities in Canada#Manitoba) list2 Brandon (Brandon, Manitoba) DATE OF BIRTH September 28, 1982 PLACE OF BIRTH Winkler, Manitoba, Canada DATE OF DEATH '''CJEL-FM''' (93.5 FM (FM broadcasting), "The Eagle 93.5") is a radio station broadcasting a soft adult contemporary music (adult contemporary music) format. Licensed to Winkler, Manitoba, it serves the Pembina Valley region (Pembina Valley Region, Manitoba) of Manitoba.


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in the NHL (National Hockey League) and win a Stanley Cup with the Dallas Stars. There is also a minor league hockey in Winkler. The local high school has a hockey team named the Zodiacs. The Zodiacs draw hundreds of high school students to their home games. Winkler was selected as host city for the 2008 edition of CBC Sports' (CBC Sports) day-long ''Hockey Day in Canada'', which took place on February 9, 2008. people

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