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Tuesday, 20 September 2022 07:28

BLTs anyone?

Local gardener Al Kindret poses with some impressive tomatoes he produced in his garden this year. The Big Beef bedding plants were purchased at Secord-Crowe Greenhouse this spring and produced a bumper crop with all of the ruit of a size similar to these two specimens. The larger of the…
Tuesday, 20 September 2022 07:26

Strange spuds

Victoria Kuzyk recently harvested these strange looking potatoes from her garden on Railway Ave. The ground was so hard, she had to get a neighbour to help get them out of the ground There's lots more on Agriculture in our area in this week's Dauphin Herald!
A donation from the local Cargill elevator has secured an important piece of equipment for the fire departments which make up the Riding Mountain Mutual Aid District. The local agribusiness provided $4,400, which was used to purchase a coffer dam and pencil auger that is used in grain entrapment situations…
Tim Horton’s annual Smile Cookie campaign is underway once again and organizers are hoping to beat last year’s total. Last year, $27,174 was raised, ranking Dauphin in the top 10 nationwide. Local organizer Stacey Penner said proceeds from this year’s campaign will go to the new Maamawi Park. “After helping…
By M.A. NyquistFor the Herald The Dauphin’s Culture Days (DCD) committee kicked off its celebration of the 10th anniversary of Dauphin’s Yardfringe and another year of Culture Days activities, with a creative presentation to city council, Sept. 12. Dauphin’s Yardfringe turns community yards into venues for the arts, where participants…
Tuesday, 13 September 2022 07:47

Planning the future

The Parkland Recreation Complex curling rink was home to the annual Dauphin Recreation, Health and Leisure Mart, Sept. 6. The busy evening gave 14 organizations the opportunity to accept registrations for the upcoming fall and winter seasons or display what they have to offer.
Tuesday, 13 September 2022 07:43

New arena a big deal for Dauphin

By Ed StozekFor the Herald On the evening of July 29, 1951, a fire of unknown origin burst into flames and burned Dauphin’s skating rink to the ground. The fire broke out at 9 p.m. and in 15 to 20 minutes the rink was totally engulfed in flames. In less…
Tuesday, 13 September 2022 07:41

Welcome back!

Ecole Macneill principal Monique Lefebvre welcomes students back to the first day of school, last Wednesday. There was an air of excitement among students, staff and parents at the French immersion school in Dauphin, to be returning to a “normal” school environment, free from many of the public health restrictions…
Tuesday, 13 September 2022 07:27

Threshing Day!

Local residents had a chance to take a step back in time, Saturday, when the Dauphin Agricultural Heritage Club hosted its 22nd annual Threshing Day, north of Dauphin. Those in attendance got to see how farming was done in the early to mid 1900s thanks to combining, threshing and baling…
Carissa Caruk-Ganczar’s work at The Hub in Dauphin is not going unnoticed. The program manager and leadership coach at the local entrepreneurship centre and coworking space has been nominated for a prestigious Award of Distinction from the Economic Developers Association of Manitoba (EDAM). “It’s exciting and a great honour in…
Tuesday, 30 August 2022 07:53

Food for a cause

Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival hosted a fund-raising barbecue outside its office on Third Avenue Northeast, Wednesday, to mark Ukraine’s Independence Day. Proceeds from the event were earmarked for next year’s festival after $2 from every order was donated to UHelpUkraine, a Canadian organization supporting the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence. 
Tuesday, 30 August 2022 07:12

Travel Club fund-raiser

The Girl Guides Travel Club hosted a fund-raising barbecue, Friday, at the Dauphin Consumers Co-op Food Store. The group had planned a trip to Churchill, but it was cancelled due to the pandemic, so they are raising funds to, hopefully, make the trip north. The local Girls Guides will host…
Tuesday, 30 August 2022 07:03

Safeway has a long history in Dauphin

By Ed StozekFor the Herald In 1929 Safeway opened its first five Canadian stores in Manitoba. Stores typically encompassed 1,000 square feet and customers bought only several days’ worth of food as quick-melting ice blocks were the standard source of home refrigeration. Customers provided a list to the clerks behind…
Tuesday, 23 August 2022 08:47

Beating the heat

A group of children stayed cool on a hot Saturday afternoon with a water fight at the splash park in Vermillion Park. After a few hiccups at the start, the facility has been open all summer, helping people to beat the heat.
Tuesday, 23 August 2022 08:04

Offering support

Lindsay Sanderson, program co-ordinator at Under One Roof, accepts a cheque for $2,845 from Jojo Ferman of Westman Communications Group (WCG). WCG hosted a fund-raising barbecue in July and matched the money raised.
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