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Tuesday, 01 November 2022 07:05

Haunting the streets

The streets of Dauphin were invaded by a group of ghouls, goblins and other strange creatures, early Friday evening as the Dauphin Friendship Centre hosted its annual zombie walk. All participants received a treat bag and prizes were awarded for youth dressed in a costume.
Tuesday, 25 October 2022 07:48

Award winning performance

On Oct. 8 and 9, 2022 McConnell School of Irish Dance student, Charleigh Carefoot, was in Dayton, Ohio, to compete in the Cumann Rince Náisiúnta (CRN) Western Regional Championships. Carefoot competed in three CRN levels of competitive solo dances on Oct. 8 - Bunghrad, Ullmhuchan, and Meanghrad - with podium…
By Ed StozekHerald Staff One of the first mishaps at No. 10 Service Flying Training School (SFTS) occurred on March 20, 1941. Pilot-Officer Thompson reported hitting a tree on Riding Mountain while giving Leading Aircraftsman (LAC) Heal, a student pilot, instruction on instrument flying. With substantial damage to the wing,…
Tuesday, 25 October 2022 07:37

What a night

The Dauphin Kings hosted Ladies Night at their game against the Virden Oil Capitals, Saturday, at Credit Union Place. The evening featured more than 15 vendors, as well as performances by Emma Peterson and the D-Town Steppers and a fashion show.
Tuesday, 25 October 2022 07:19

Jazzing things up

Dawson Dyck and Johnny Pacey entertained a small crowd at the Dauphin Public Library’s Third Thursday Music night with some jazzy tunes, Thursday. The next Third Thursday Music will take place, Nov. 17, be sure to check it out!
Tuesday, 18 October 2022 07:53

Live audience

Second Story Players cast members gathered at the Watson Arts Centre for the first-ever live recording of a radio episode of Gunsmoke to be aired on CKDM in November as part of Dauphin’s Culture Days. Led by director and narrator Peter Nadolny, the cast performed in front of an audience…
Tuesday, 11 October 2022 08:01

Some memorable events stand the test of time

By Ed StozekFor the Herald People born after World War II, between 1946 and 1964, are defined as baby boomers. Today, the baby boomer generation is comprised of people aged 58 to 75 and continues to be the largest group in Canada numbering 9,212,640 in the 2021 census. During my…
Tuesday, 04 October 2022 08:10

Produce produced

Brian Werbiski of Rorketon poses with some sizeable vegetables that sprang from his garden this year. Both the beet and the red potato pictured here weighed in at five pounds each and were representative of the bounty he will enjoy this fall and winter.
Tuesday, 27 September 2022 07:26

Putting a smile on

Volunteers Tanya Love and Jennifer Balchen decorate cookies for the Smile Cookie campaign at the local Tim Horton’s store. The week-long event was a success with Dauphin in the running for most cookies sold nationwide. Several local businesses matched daily sales throughout the week, with all proceeds going to the…
Tuesday, 27 September 2022 07:21

Professors at BU make lasting impression

By Ed StozekFor the Herald Graduating from a traditional rural high school setting and then attending classes at Brandon University from 1970-74 proved to be an educational and a social experience. The faculty included a fascinating group of academics with many accomplishments in their area of expertise, as well as…
Tuesday, 27 September 2022 07:20

On tour

A group of mostly American tourists visited Fort Dauphin Museum, Sunday, as part of their tour through Manitoba. Fantasy RV Tours booked the excursion through the province which takes the tourists north to Churchill to view polar bears. On top of Dauphin, stops during the 15-day trip will include The…
Tuesday, 27 September 2022 07:15

Amazing maze

Three young intrepid wanderers plot their next move as they attempt to find their way through a maze cut into a corn field north of Dauphin over the weekend. Kaiden, Adalyn and Scarlett Jolicoeur joined their parents at Secord’s Corn Maze and Market Garden for a fun afternoon of fun,…
Tuesday, 20 September 2022 08:00

Sharing their stories

The Kick off Your Roots tour wrapped up with a show at the Watson Arts Centre, Sept. 14. The show featured Desiree Dorion, Emma Peterson and Quinton Blair telling the stories behind their songs in an intimate setting. More than 100 people took in the show. The next performance at…
Tuesday, 20 September 2022 07:50

For the cause

More than 40 people took part in this year’s Terry Fox Run at Vermillion Park to raise money for cancer research. Participants had their choice of how far they walked or ran the trails at the park. Organizer Steven Roznowsky hoped to raise $2,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society.
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…
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