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In the years following WWII the economy was booming and people had money to spend. Cars and family vacations were becoming more affordable. Gas stations and motels soon popped up along highways to cater to the travellers. For many years in Dauphin's south end, Sticky’s Service and Drive-Inn provided gas…
Tuesday, 22 November 2022 07:34

Glaziers on the go

Crews from Horizon Glass in Brandon were hard at work replacing windows at the Watson Arts Centre, last week. The project encompasses the replacement of eight full windows and 36 glass inserts to upgrade all of the facility’s windows to triple pane. The project is financed through a Building Sustainable…
Tuesday, 15 November 2022 07:25

'Tis the season

The Dauphin and District Allied Arts Council presented its annual Christmas craft sale at the Watson Arts Centre, Saturday. Various vendors offered their wares to those getting a little early Christmas shopping done. The Tea Room also offered warm beverages, as well as soup and desserts.
Tuesday, 08 November 2022 07:58

Winter hazard

This tree on Eighth Avenue SW couldn’t handle the wet and heavy snow on Sunday, the first snowfall of the season, breaking off and blocking part of the street, adding to the hazardous driving conditions. Cold temperatures are expected to move in this week.
Tuesday, 08 November 2022 07:53

Financing the fund

From left, Dauphin Kin Club member James Blake looks on as Dauphin and District Community Foundation executive director Kit Daley accepts a cheque for $6,674.72 from Kin president Nicole Gulenchin and treasurer Patrick Harrison, recently. The funds represent money the Kinette Club of Dauphin had in reserve when it merged…
By Ed StozekFor the Herald On Aug. 28, 1963, approximately 250,000 people participated in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The event concluded with Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech, “I Have a Dream.” With an appeal to end economic and employment inequalities, King outlined the long history of…
Tuesday, 08 November 2022 07:46

Turning pages

The Rotary Club of Dauphin held its always popular book sale at the United Church Auditorium, Nov. 3 to 5. As one of the big fund-raisers for the local service organization, the sale brought in more than $3,800 its first day and netted the club a total of $7,866 over…
Tuesday, 01 November 2022 07:57

Hitting the stage

Petric took to the stage at the Watson Arts Centre, Saturday, as part of their Turn the Night Up tour. Jerry Sereda and Jason Kirkness opened the show for the Winnipeg band in front of a small, but appreciative audience.
Tuesday, 01 November 2022 07:18

Stars of the future

With Tim Horton’s Restaurant sponsoring the game, local Timbits players hit the ice during the first intermission of the Dauphin Kings game, Friday, at Credit Union Place. Prior to the game, Tim Horton’s owner Greg Crisanti presented Stacey Penner, co-chair of the Maamawi Park committee, with a cheque for $49,122,…
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…
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