There were many good news stories this week, including a faith-based film shot in Winnipeg, new life announced while celebrating 98 years on the earth, and so much more. 

Celebratory atmosphere in Landmark for official opening of Hope's Cradle

Manitoba’s first anonymous and safe baby surrender site was officially opened on Saturday at the Landmark Fire Hall. 

Sheila Braun played a key role in finding a location for Hope’s Cradle. 

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Home where Billy Graham raised his family now retreat for pastors

Late Evangelist Billy and Ruth Graham's home was recently purchased and turned into a place of rejuvenation for pastors and those in ministry. 

The homestead of the Grahams at 198 Mississippi Road in Montreat, North Carolina, was recently purchased by his third daughter, Ruth, Charlotte businessman, Stephen L. Thomas, and actor Kirk Cameron. Together the three created the space to offer respite for weary pastors and ministry workers called Billy's Home Place

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Faith-based film shot in Winnipeg, starring Hilary Swank, hits theatres this fall

A new faith-based film shot in Winnipeg in 2022 will hit theatres this fall. 

Ordinary Angels, starring two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank and “Reacher” star Alan Ritchson, is based on a remarkable true story. 

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Kristian Stanfill opens up about sobriety and new project with Passion music

The past few years have been a wild ride for singer, songwriter and worship leader Kristian Stanfill.

Last year, Stanfill shared on social media that he was two years sober.

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Winnipeg Ice continues to make history with 2 wins against Prince Albert

Taking to the ice in a doubleheader against the Prince Albert Raiders last weekend on home grounds, the Winnipeg Ice confidently rose to victory.

On Saturday, Winnipeg ICE forward Matthew Savoie had three assists, to eclipse the 90-point mark this season, as the ICE beat the Prince Albert Raiders 4-1 Saturday night at the ICE Cave inside Wayne Fleming Arena.

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Heidi Korte releases first book, believes many are 'On the Edge of Greatness'

Winnipeg music teacher and singer Heidi Korte is releasing her first book as she hopes to inspire creative people to push past their doubts and fears. 

Korte's book is titled On the Edge of Greatness: Removing Mental Blocks that Kill Creativity.

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98-year-old pastor skydives for birthday, attributes longevity to coffee and Jesus

A pastor from North Carolina celebrated his 98th birthday in a very unusual way. 

Instead of celebrating with friends and family over tea and crumpets, 98-year-old Roy Jernigan decided to go skydiving.

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Needtobreathe band member excited for new chapter of life

The bass player for Christian rock band Needtobreathe, Seth Bolt, is sharing an exciting announcement.

Bolt and his wife Tori are expecting their first baby. The couple made the announcement in an exclusive photo shoot with People Magazine on Facebook. 

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Belle and the beast visit CHVN, talk graduation and upcoming musical

Two grade 12 students at Linden Christian School are thrilled to be a part of the upcoming Beauty and the Beast musical, the first production in four years. 

"One of the things we've tried to do as much as possible at the school is select productions that will fit our student body," says Matt Janzen, the English teacher at Linden Christian School, one of the directors of this year's Beauty and the Beast musical. "We also wanted to pick a classic story."

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Winnipeg firefighters campout on firehall rooftop for muscular dystrophy

Four Winnipeg firefighters will spend the next few days camping out on top of Station 4 in Osborne Village. 

It's all part of the 11th annual Firefighter Campout, an event hosted by the United Firefighters of Winnipeg and Muscular Dystrophy Canada to raise funds and awareness for the neuromuscular disease. 

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'God puts people in your life for a reason': Manitoban with one kidney exceeds expectations on ultra-cycling fundraiser

A Manitoba RCMP officer with one kidney has returned from an adventure that saw him cycle over 600 kilometres in less than a week. 

Ben Harder felt called to organize this event after discovering his friend's son was battling a rare form of kidney disease. This hit close to home for Ben. 

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Local organization raising money to empower women and gender minority artists

Mentoring Artists for Women's Art (MAWA) is hosting its 19th annual Over the Top Art Auction and Cupcake Party fundraiser to continue supporting people in the community.

Founded in 1984, MAWA is a visual arts education centre that provides services to women and gender minority artists in working towards gender inequality in society and the visual arts community. They provide a wide range of programs such as mentorships, workshops and discussion groups.

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'God taught me what acting is all about': Cameron Arnett shares how God has worked through him in his latest projects

Growing up, acting was not on the radar for Cameron Arnett. God, however, had a different plan.

"I was a pre-med pre-law student in college back in the day and happened to enter a couple of different competitions. I ended up winning, like, 8 out of 10 of them. And it just took me in a different trajectory or totally different arena, which is arts and entertainment."

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Youth 'SOAR' at this years spring break conference and outreach event

The youth of Winnipeg are coming together to spend spring break serving the community this coming week.

Matt Braun is the Director of the SOAR youth conference. The event is taking place throughout spring break week in Winnipeg. 

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Aurora Borealis makes waves in Manitoba, encore expected Friday

The Northern Lights were the star of the show across Manitoba skies last night and are expected to make an appearance again tonight. 

People posted pictures from all over Manitoba, including Dauphin, Lac du Bonnet, Bird's Hill, Brandon, and even in Winnipeg where the light pollution usually makes it hard to see the lights. 

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