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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…
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…
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