The Assiniboine River overflows its banks west of Portage la Prairie Tuesday, July 08, 2014.
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  • A combat demonstration at the Medieval Festival.

    Medieval Festival at Cooks Creek 2014

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    Cooks Creek was transformed into a medieval village of more than 3,000 people Saturday as the biennial medieval festival took ...

  • Former B.C. Lions' receiver Geroy Simon wipes away a tear as his family applauds during a ceremony where the CFL team retired his number 81 during halftime of the Lions' game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday.

    Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. B.C. Lions - July 25, 2014

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    The Winnipeg Blue Bombers play the B.C. Lions Friday in Vancouver. The Bombers won 23-6.

  • Kelsey Wog of the University Of Manitoba Bisons starts in the 50 m freestyle 15 year old girls final at the 2014 Canadian Age Group Championships at Pan Am Pool in Winnipeg. She went on to win a gold metal with a time of 26.58. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Swimming to victory

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    Young swimmers from across the country competed in Winnipeg's Pan Am Pool on July 25 for the 2014 Canadian Age ...

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  • Glass negatives by photographer E.J.C. Smith. at the turn of the 1900 century. His photo store was located at 276 Smith Street in Winnipeg. Copies made by the Winnipeg Free Press June 10 2014

    A glass menagerie

    Rare negatives from 1898 give glimpse into Winnipeg's history

  • Dark humour rides shotgun in the form of a skeleton with one driver.

    POV: Speed thrills

    They call it The Fastest Sport on the Prairies — and who can argue with that?

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    #wfpChallenge

    Take part in our Instagram photo project. This week's challenge pays tribute to fathers. Tag your photos with #wfpChallenge to take part.

  • On the River Seine

    Follow photographer Ruth Bonneville on a 22-kilometre canoe trip on the Seine River in Winnipeg with our video and interactive map.

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    POV: Garbage Hill

    From the crack of dawn to fading night light, Westview Park -- a.k.a. Garbage Hill -- is alive with the sound of movement.

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