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By Ed StozekFor the Herald A staple in downtown shopping districts across the United States for over 100 years, Woolworth’s catered to shoppers of all ages by offering affordably-priced merchandise. It was the first brand to go global, eventually building more than 5,000 nearly identical stores. Woolworth’s locations in the…
Tuesday, 24 January 2023 07:39

Evening entertainment

Open Mic Night returned to the Watson Arts Centre’s Old Fire Hall, Friday, with several local musicians taking to the stage. The well-attended event was the first of the new year. The next Open Mic Night takes place, Feb. 17.
Tuesday, 17 January 2023 07:46

Rangers care

Shelley Tokarchuk and Terrie Strong of the DRHC Cancer Care Community Program, celebrate a $1,200 donation from the Parkland Rangers AAA U18 team with players, from left, Chase Glover, Linden Smigelsky, Sam Swanton, Madden Murray, Kyler Swanton, Ryan Gower and Skyler Carriere. The donation stems from the Rangers’ “Hockey Fights…
Tuesday, 17 January 2023 07:28

Supporting HEROes

At back, Anish AR, a mental health proctor with Prairie Mountain Health and Shantelle Rank, a registered physchiatric nurse with PMH’s Dauphin Community Health Services, look on as Lori Bogoslowski, activity instructor with Dauphin’s HERO Club - with the support of club members Francis Jackson, left, and Kelly Marceniuk, centre,…
By Ed StozekFor the Herald My mother cherished the prayer book passed down to her by her mother, Malania Hutsal. The prayer book provided solace for my mother’s faith during her lifetime. Our son Troy attended the Smith-Jackson Ukrainian bilingual program in Dauphin and he often read her passages from…
Tuesday, 17 January 2023 07:19

Lunch series begins

The Parkland Chamber of Commerce kicked off its 2023 luncheon series with Jordan Pernarowski of MNP LLP speaking on Business Adaptations, as well as an update from Dauphin Economic Development Manager Martijn van Luijn. The next luncheon will take place, Feb. 14.
Tuesday, 10 January 2023 07:45

Senseless act

Dauphin Recreation Services lead hand Eddie Simpson makes repairs to the outdoor rink on DRS grounds, last week. Recreation staff discovered damage at the rink Thursday, after vandals ripped apart the end boards to gain access to the breezeway between the ice surface and the DRS building. The damage was…
Tuesday, 10 January 2023 07:42

Christ is Born! Let us Glorify Him!

While for many the observance of Christmas this year is in the rearview mirror, for those who celebrate the holiday according to the Julian Calendar are currently in the midst of their celebration. For Ukrainian people Christmas is the most important family holiday of the whole year. It is celebrated…
Tuesday, 10 January 2023 07:38

Milestone reached

Dauphin and District Community Foundation members Sherrie Volk, left, and Rita Dupley, right, were on hand when fellow board member Darren Eddie marked another milestone on the foundation’s thermometre, last week. DDCF recently hit the $4.75 million mark.
By Ed StozekFor the Herald For over a century Eaton’s department store’s main rival was Simpson’s. Through the pages of the first Simpson’s catalogue in 1893, the last Simpson-Sears catalogue in 1978 and the final edition of the Sears catalogue in 2016, the company offered its products to Canadians all…
Tuesday, 03 January 2023 07:54

Holiday fun and games

The weather outside was frightful, but the good food and laughs were delightful at Regional Connections’ annual holiday potluck party, Dec. 17, at Parkland Crossing. To learn about the free get-togethers and information events planned for the New Year, contact Regional Connections Immigrant Services at 204-647-0693.
Tuesday, 27 December 2022 07:33

Volunteer efforts

Heather Kindret’s Grade 9 Life/Work class from the Dauphin Regional Comprehensive Secondary School visited Dauphin Regional Health Centre and the personal care home as part of their career exploration. The class was appreciative of facility staff for the great tour of the facility and the snacks provided. The career development…
Tuesday, 20 December 2022 07:43

Anniversary shirts

As 2022 draws to a close, the Dauphin Rail Museum commemorated both the 110th anniversary of the completion of the Dauphin Rail Station and also the 20th anniversary of the formation of the museum itself. The occasion was marked by the creation of a limited edition CN inspired T-shirt. Here,…
Tuesday, 20 December 2022 07:40

The life of a student at a country school

By Ed StozekFor the Herald Attending the St. John one-room country school from 1958-64 resulted in a variety of life-learning experiences. Our daily routine always started with the singing of “Oh Canada” and reciting “The Lord’s Prayer.” Having eight different grades in one room provided exposure to a wide range…
Tuesday, 20 December 2022 07:34

Christmas joy

West Region Treaty 2 and 4 Health Services Jordan’s Principle program made things festive in Dauphin Sunday, as it hosted its first ever Christmas celebration for off reserve Jordan’s Principle families at the Parkland Recreation Complex. The Aspen Lodge and Curler’s Lounge were filled to the brim with children and…
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