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Tuesday, 10 May 2022 07:14

Living the dream

The Old Fire Hall at the Watson Arts Centre was home to another Open Mic Night, Friday, where local musicians performed in front of a packed house. The next show at the WAC is Saturday when The Incredibly Hip, a Tragically Hip tribute band, takes to the stage at 9…
Tuesday, 03 May 2022 08:14

Contributing to the cause

From left, Parkland Ukrainian Family Fund representative Larry Hrytsay, Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival president Kayla Gillis, and fund representatives Jim Perchaluk and Don Tarrant were on hand for CNUF’s recent donation of $3,390. The money was raised from the sale of special ribbons designed as a fund-raiser for the fund.
Tuesday, 03 May 2022 08:12

Another milestone reached

Dauphin and District Community Foundation board member Dan Ward recently added another marker to the foundation’s thermometer as fellow board member Darren Eddie looks on. The new milestone of $4.5 million means DDCF is only $50,000 from its goal of $5 million.
Tuesday, 03 May 2022 07:57

Hitting the stage

The Second Story Players presentation of the musical “Ranchers and Rustlers” was a resounding success. The musical, featuring local actors, played to near capacity crowds, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, while Sunday’s show was sold out.
Tuesday, 03 May 2022 07:48

Something for everyone

Dauphin Recreation Services held its first-ever spring market, Sunday, in the Parkland Recreation Complex curling rink. The many vendors on hand offered their wares to a steady stream of customers.
Tuesday, 03 May 2022 07:43

A good day to dance

With the assistance of the Intermediate dancers, the Zirka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble’s Introduction class perform during the company’s 50th Anniversary Spring Recital, Saturday at the Selo Ukraina Hall. The afternoon event saw each class show off their talents to an enthusiastic audience, as did special guests the D-Town Steppers. The…
Tuesday, 26 April 2022 07:41

Wake the Drum

Mackenzie Middle School hosted a Waking the Drum and Pipe Ceremony, Apr. 19, followed by a feast for staff, students and guests. During the ceremony, the school was presented with flags from Treaty 2 Territory representative Scott Lynxleg. Throughout the week, Ray “Coco” Stevenson visited classrooms with a drumming presentation…
Tuesday, 26 April 2022 07:40

Helping out

Representatives of the Parkland Ukrainian Family Fund and the Armstrong Family stop for a picture after discussing the Armstrong’s donation to the fund-raising drive to relocate families from war-torn Ukraine to the Parkland. For those arriving in Winnipeg from Ukraine, the Armstrongs will provide lodging at the Best Western Plus…
Tuesday, 26 April 2022 07:24

Fishing for funds

The Ukrainian Orthodox Parish of St. George and Irving’s Catering sponsored a fish fry fund-raising dinner for the Parkland Ukrainian Family Fund, last Wednesday. With about 230 tickets sold, patrons were treated to a meal which included deep fried pickerel. Above, prior to the meal, everyone in attendance were treated…
By Ed StozekFor the Herald After being sent back from Europe during WWII because he was too young, Peter Ewasiuk legally re-enlisted when he turned 18. He began a career in the Armed Forces that lasted over 20 years. When troops from Communist-ruled North Korea invaded South Korea on June…
Tuesday, 26 April 2022 07:17

Adding insult to injury

As if the 18 inches or more of snow which fell in the Dauphin Valley during the latest incident involving a Colorado Low, was not enough, Mother Nature decided to add in a little mayhem and destruction this past weekend. This car on Seventh Street Southeast was clobbered by just…
Tuesday, 26 April 2022 07:14

A love of reading

The Dauphin Rotary Club hosted its most successful Book Fair ever, last week. The three-day event raised $7,840, which will go towards a literacy grant to Whitmore School, a week-long leadership camp for teens hosted by the Anglican Church and scholarship program at the DRCSS.
A local resident has come up with a unique way to raise money for Ukrainian relief efforts. Irene Yarema-Whitwell has been decorating cookies using a Ukrainian motif. She did it for her family last year, but after seeing the events unfolding in Ukraine over the last few weeks, she decided…
By Gabe MercierMVSD Trustee Each individual working in Mountain View School Division contributes to the school system and keeps it motoring along. When it comes to the safety of children within the school gate, educational assistants, custodians, teachers, and administrators educate and protect them. These school-based personnel have duties at…
Tuesday, 19 April 2022 10:00

Sharing the wealth

Sharlene Clinton of IG Wealth Management presents a cheque for $1,000 to Al Gray of the AIRPORTMEMORIAL80 Project. The project aims to commemorate Dauphin’s contribution to the second world war with memorials at Riverside Cemetery and the local airport.
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