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Tuesday, 12 September 2023 07:53

A top instrumentalist on radio and television

By Ed StozekFor the Herald As a child growing up at Medicine Hat, Alexander Peter Chernywech received a violin from his father at the age of nine and began studying classical violin under the instruction of Frank Nowak. Cherny’s interest in playing the violin eventually led to joining the high…
Tuesday, 12 September 2023 07:00

Annual ride addresses needs at DRHC

Nearly 50 motorcyclists took part in the sixth annual Memorial Ride in late August 2023 and through their support, helped contribute towards identified needs at the Dauphin Regional Health Centre (DRHC). This year, the Memorial Ride, spearheaded by Tony’s Auto Electric and JDS Laundromat in Dauphin, made its way through…
Tuesday, 29 August 2023 10:45

Special gathering

The City of Dauphin celebrated the anniversary of Ukrainian Independence, Thursday, with a gathering at city hall. The evening included the singing of Ukraine’s national anthem, speeches from local dignitaries and poetry recitations by Ukrainian children displaced by the war. Following the event at city hall, everyone was invited to…
Tuesday, 29 August 2023 10:42

Recognizing a milestone

Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival celebrated the 32nd anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence with a fund-raising barbecue, Thursday. Offering kubaburgers, hotdogs, chips and drinks, proceeds from the event will go to CNUF for next year’s festival.
Tuesday, 29 August 2023 07:59

Kindergarten is a place to nurture and grow

By Ed StozekFor the Herald Kindergarten is a German word translated as a “children’s garden’ and refers to a place where children are nurtured and allowed to grow at their own pace. In the 19th century the original goal of early kindergarten was to promote the assimilation of newcomer children…
Tuesday, 22 August 2023 09:02

Back to school

Prospective students interested in the mature student high school diploma program through the Centre for Adult Learning at Assiniboine Community College’s Parkland Campus, had an opportunity to gather some information during an open house, Aug. 17. The event helped guide and inform those looking to earn their high school diploma,…
Tuesday, 22 August 2023 08:59

Lunch with benefits

Parkland Campus Kids Daycare held a fund-raising barbecue at the Dauphin Co-op Food Store, Aug. 17, in aid of its operations at the Assiniboine Community College Parkland Campus. The facility is licensed for 28 preschoolers and 12 infants, with ACC students getting preferred access for their child-care needs. The centre…
By Ed StozekFor the Herald Upon arrival at a farmyard the first contact usually involves a greeting by the official “guardian” of the premises, the family dog. The term “a dog is man's best friend” was first coined in 1789 by King Frederick of Prussia claiming, “the only, absolute and…
Tuesday, 15 August 2023 07:41

Barbecue circuit

Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa MP Dan Mazier took the opportunity to connect with some of his constituents over a hotdog, last week, when he hosted his annual barbecue in the parking lot of Dauphin Market Place Mall, Aug.16. The MP also hosted a well attended pop-up passport clinic in the Aspen Lodge…
By Ed StozekFor the Herald There have been times when we purchase a raffle ticket or pledge someone for Jump Rope for Heart, Relay for Life or other fund-raising events. A walkathon is a popular fund-raising event involving participants collecting pledges and sponsorships from donors in exchange for walking a…
Tuesday, 25 July 2023 07:36

Nice buns

Dawn Recknell recently tried her hand at making beet leaf buns for the first time, but in addition to making a bunch of regular sized buns, the 79-year-old decided to make two supersized buns, which measured seven inches in length, each one enough for one meal. Recknell made the two…
By Ed StozekFor the Herald Thumbing through a collection of vinyl LPs (long playing records) evokes many memories. During my teen years an old Philips record player in my parent’s living room made it possible to listen to a modest collection of music on LPs and 45 rpm records. In…
Tuesday, 18 July 2023 07:33

Cheque in hand

The line up of Dauphin Consumer’s Co-op members looking for their equity cheques snaked its way through the produce section of the Dauphin Food Store last week. Over 6,600 equity cheques were available to be picked up, July 11 to 13, as Co-op hosted its annual Equity Days. A total…
Tuesday, 11 July 2023 07:31

Honouring the 16 lost

David Liwiski’s Grade 6 French immersion class at MacKenzie Middle School hosted Chiaki Caplan, June 26, who did a presentation about her job as a settlement worker for newcomers to Canada at Regional Connections, Japanese language, origami and Japanese calligraphy. The students made origami cranes. In Japanese culture, the crane…
Tuesday, 04 July 2023 07:51

Walk with Pride

The Northwest Metis Council, in partnership with the Dauphin Friendship Centre, Mountain View Teachers Association and Boho Tattoo, presented the first-ever Walk With Pride parade, June 28. Starting at Dauphin Regional Comprehensive Secondary School, hundreds of parade participants showed their pride walking a route to Vermillion Park, where they enjoyed…
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