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Recently, fire departments from the Riding Mountain Mutual Aid District attended a BeGrainSafe, Grain Rescue training session in Gilbert Plains. These departments included members from Gilbert Plains, Dauphin, Roblin, Laurier, Ste. Rose, Ochre River, Ethelbert and Winnipegosis. The course was provided by CASA (Canadian Agricultural Safety Association). Grain entrapment is…
Habitat for Humanity Manitoba, Dauphin Chapter has officially started construction of its second home. The kickoff to the project came at a fund-raising barbecue at Fusion Credt Union, last week. “This committee has worked hard and stayed together through challenging times. I am proud of the hard work of each…
Tuesday, 21 June 2022 07:40

Railway was of vital importance

By Ed StozekFor the Herald A network of railway stations once dotted the landscape on the Prairies. The railway station and its employees played a very significant role in the daily lives of the locals in many communities. Located at approximately 15-to-20-mile intervals, the stations were places where the railway…
Tuesday, 21 June 2022 07:37

Gone fishing

Nine-year-old Meredith Cottrell patiently waits for a bite at the Intermountain Sport Fishing’s annual Kids Fishing Day, Saturday, while dad Keith and sister Rachel sit nearby. The fish were slow to nibble on the bait provided to those who attended, but everyone was treated to hotdogs chips and a drink,…
Tuesday, 14 June 2022 08:10

Jazzing it up

The Dauphin Junior Jazz Band opened an evening of entertainment, June 7, on the upper stage at Selo Ukraina. The evening also included performances from the senior jazz band, as well as the DRCSS choir.
Tuesday, 14 June 2022 08:09

A moooving experience

Kindergarten to Grade 2 students from Ochre River School visited Rocky Acres Dairy Farm, Friday. The field trip was part of the school’s goal to have career exploration components and being able to access a local and relatively large dairy farm operation allowed students to learn about food production, sustainability,…
Tuesday, 14 June 2022 08:06

Picnic in the park

Regional Connections Immigrant Services held a potluck picnic with immigrant families at Meadowlark Park, June 4. The picnic brought together newly-arrived families and others who have been settled in Dauphin for many years. Everyone had a good time together with games and conversation.
Tuesday, 14 June 2022 07:42

Get the party started

Bratstva Studios Ukrainian Dance dancers took part in the Canadian National Ukrainian Festival kickoff party, Saturday, outside the CNUF office on 3rd Ave. NE. The event also included a barbecue and music by Boris Nowasad and the Melody Kings.
Tuesday, 07 June 2022 07:21

Opportunities abound

Grade 10 students from Ste. Rose were in Dauphin, May 31, for the Assiniboine Community College Parkland Campus open house and job fair. Students had a chance to tour the facility and learn more about the jobs available to them upon graduation.
Tuesday, 07 June 2022 07:21

For the cause

From left, Parkland Ukrainian Family Fund board member Larry Hrytsay, Ukrainian Orthodox Parish of St.George secretary Marusia Sedor, Karla Tycholes of Irving’s Catering, Ukrainian Orthodox Parish of St. George president Kelvin Korman, family fund board members Jim Perchaluk and Don Tarrant and Parish vice-president Doris Dunfield were recently on hand…
By Ed StozekFor the Herald Set in the northeast part of my parent’s mixed farm, the bush was always an interesting place for a young boy to spend time in. The bush was useful to the farm operations as the small herd of cows and the two work horses occupied…
Tuesday, 31 May 2022 07:55

Hitting the stage

The Old Fire Hall at the Watson Arts Centre was home to another Open Mic Night, hosted by Gary Procyshyn. Area musicians took to the mic to put their talent on display. The next open mic will be June 3, at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, 31 May 2022 07:36

Wiping away the winter

Starting in the Day 1 area, City of Dauphin crews began collecting accumulated garden waste, grass clippings and leaves, as well as shrubs and tree branches less than six inches in diameter at a maximum length of eight feet, last week. These items will only be collected if they are…
Tuesday, 31 May 2022 07:33

What a party

Emma Peterson of Winnipegosis performed in front of a sold out crowd at the Watson Arts Centre, Saturday, to celebrate the recent release of her debut album, “Just for the Record.” Saturday’s show was the third of a three-stop tour, which saw Peterson also perform in Winnipeg and Brandon.
Tuesday, 24 May 2022 08:09

Cemetery Stroll back by popular demand

Dauphin residents are once again being given an opportunity to learn more about the history of their community. The Dauphin Family Ties Family History Group is once again hosting its popular Cemetery Stroll, May 29, at Riverside Cemetery. The event, which debuted last spring, includes a walking tour through a…
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