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Tuesday, 11 June 2024 14:07

Pic of the Week

Get the party started Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival held its kickoff party, Saturday at Obsolete Brewing Company. The evening entertainment included dances by both Bratstva Studios Ukrainian Dance and Zirka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, as well as a fund-raising barbecue, CNUF merchandise for sale, raffles and a live band. The festival…
Tuesday, 11 June 2024 14:05

Showing their Pride

Winnipegosis held its third annual Pride Day, Sunday. The free family-friendly event included drag performances, drag story time, a guest speaker, as well as tattoos, face painting, vendors, games and a parade to end the day.- Doug Zywina/Herald
Tuesday, 11 June 2024 13:48

Cooking up a storm

Howard Wirch and Brady Johnson dump some freshly-cooked lobster into the cooling tub at the Dauphin Rotary Club’s annual lobsterfest, Friday at Obsolete Brewing Company. The event proved to be another success, with 116 tickets sold, exceeding the expectations of organizers. There were 150 lobsters and 120 pounds of mussels…
Tuesday, 11 June 2024 13:46

Obsolete adds to brewing awards

Obsolete Brewing Company continues to make a name for itself in the brewing industry.Co-owner Ryan Vanderheyden said there are two Canadian competitions that the local brewery entered. Last fall, they submitted entries to the Canada Cup, winning three awards.At this spring’s Canadian Beer Awards, Obsolete won a gold for Imperial…
Tuesday, 28 May 2024 10:32

Rite of Spring

Dauphin deputy-mayor and chair of Communities in Bloom, Christian Laughland fills some containers with soil for a Dauphinite with a green thumb. Laughland and CIB members Kathy Bellemare and Theresa Deyholos braved the rainy, cool weather Saturday at the Dauphin Recreation Services grounds to offer up soil, woodchips and free…
Tuesday, 28 May 2024 10:26

Dogs helping dogs

A group of about 10 people took part in the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides, Sunday afternoon. The funds raised will go to the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides to help train dogs for those with disabilities, including those who are hearing impaired, sight impaired, diabetic, have a…
Sometimes taking the first step means actually taking a few steps. If you’ve never set foot in a college, it can feel intimidating to think about attending. But once you make it onto campus, meet the friendly folks who work there, and figure out where things are, you’ll soon be…
Editor’s note: In advance of a ceremony to dedicate a new plaque correcting misspelled names on the Cenotaph on Memorial Boulevard, local historian Al Gray shares some history of the war memorial. Part one of a two-part series covers the planning and construction of the cenotaph on Front Street, prior…
Dauphin and area residents have an opportunity, May 26, to participate in an uplifting and vital event that provides assistance to Canadians waiting to be matched with a dog guide.The Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides (LFCDG) is an accredited organization that relies on the upcoming fund-raising event, the Pet…
The 2024 Manitoba Summer Games powered by Manitoba Hydro hospitality committee is looking for torch bearers for the torch relay which will begin in June.Games co-ordinator Bryan Mintenko said they are looking for people who meet the required criteria, which includes former athletes who competed in the 2004 games and…
Tuesday, 21 May 2024 10:18

Honouring the Class of 2024

Mountain View School Division and Assiniboine Community College Parkland Campus hosted their annual Graduation Powwow, May 16, at the Dauphin Recreation Services grounds in Dauphin. The 12th annual event is a chance to honour all of the graduates in the Parkland for their achievements and wish them well in their…
Tuesday, 21 May 2024 10:04

A step back in time

Jerry Joss explains to a group of interested visitors what life in a one-room school house was like and some of the changes that came with it over the years, Sunday. The Ukrainian Folk Arts Centre and Museum held an open house at the Ukrainian Heritage Village, which will soon…
Tuesday, 14 May 2024 10:39

Bear Witness Day

Jordan’s Principle is a child-first principle to ensure First Nations children get the services they need when they need them. Jordan’s Principle was established by First Nations in response to the death of five-year-old Jordan River Anderson, a child from Norway House Cree Nation, who suffered from Carey Fineman Ziter…
A beautiful Manitoba morning and a large gathering of citizens greeted the Governor General when he arrived by train at 10 o’clock on Tuesday, October 22, 1925. The Governor General, Julian Byng, was accompanied by the Hon. John Bracken, Premier of Manitoba, and his A.D.C. Captain Chaplain. They were greeted…
Tuesday, 07 May 2024 09:26

Light the lights

Theatre Amisk had the community rolling in the aisles as they presented three sold out performances of Co-op The Musical at the Watson Arts Centre over the weekend. Written and directed by WAC co-ordinator Peter Nadolny, the locally-focused play centred on a regular day at a Co-op store. On top…
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