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Tuesday, 28 February 2023 07:31

A fund-raising success

It may not have been the coldest night of the year, but it wasn’t far off. However, with windchills of -30C and below, it was enough to have Dauphin’s edition of the Coldest Night of the Year walk cancelled for this year. So instead, participants gathered in the back hall…
Tuesday, 21 February 2023 07:41

Guest speaker

Chief David Ledoux of Gambler First Nation was the guest speaker at the second Parkland Chamber of Commerce luncheon series, Feb. 14. Chief Ledoux spoke about economic development and the changes that follow as a result. The next luncheon will be the Chamber’s Appreciation Dinner, Mar. 14.
Tuesday, 21 February 2023 07:38

Breakfast greetings

The leader of the People’s Party of Canada, Maxime Bernier, was in Dauphin Friday morning to speak with local supporters, followed by a pancake breakfast. Bernier shared his thoughts on the pandemic restrictions, the political divisiveness created by the Liberals and Progressive Conservatives, immigration, the growth of the PPC and…
Tuesday, 21 February 2023 07:36

Louis Riel Day fun

The temperatures were cool but the skies were bright as large crowds gathered at Fort Dauphin Museum to celebrate Louis Riel Day, Monday. Sponsored by the Northwest Metis Council, the day featured all sorts of fun such as dog sled rides, an opportunity to try out fat bikes and snowshoes…
Tuesday, 21 February 2023 07:33

Celebrating the past

Students at Ecole Macneill celebrated French Canadian culture with Voyageur Days, last week, culminating with a tug-of-war, Friday. The week was filled with activities, song, dance, games and bannock.
Tuesday, 14 February 2023 07:45

Louis Riel Day activities planned

Louis Riel Day celebrations will be taking place throughout the Parkland this coming weekend, hosted by the Northwest Métis Council. Festivities begin, Friday in Winnipegosis with a barbecue and coffee house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Winnipegosis Youth Centre. On Saturday, the Ste. Rose Local will host…
Tuesday, 14 February 2023 07:39

Early exposure made it fun to read

By Ed StozekFor the Herald Once a new semester started at the DRCSS, it was time for the students to receive their textbooks and other books related to their courses. Some of the novels associated with the English courses that I taught included Great Expectations, The Night We Stole the…
The Heritage Day Fair is making its return to Dauphin Market Place Mall, Feb. 17 and 18. Organizing committee member, Don White said it nice to be back after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And with 13 organizations participating to celebrate the history of the Parkland, there…
Tuesday, 14 February 2023 07:31

Winter fun

Bowe, 4, and Easton, 2, in the sled, and three-year-old Willow on the slider enjoyed an afternoon of sledding at Barker School hill, Sunday afternoon. The unseasonal temperatures had many residents out enjoying the great outdoors, whether it was in the city or at the Northgate Trails.
Tuesday, 07 February 2023 07:54

Dress rehearsal

Skate Dauphin held a dress rehearsal for its upcoming ice show, Feb. 20, at Credit Union Place. Local skaters will present Skating Through the Decades, with special performances by provincial champion and Canadian nationals competitor Breken Brezden. The event gets underway at 3 p.m., with a silver collection at the…
Tuesday, 07 February 2023 07:47

Thank you

The Dauphin Derailleurs Cycle Club held an appreciation for its donors and supporters at the Selo Ukraina Hall, Feb. 3. More than 200 people attended to learn a little more about the club’s history and its future plans. Major sponsors, landowner partners, funders and volunteers that assisted with the development…
Tuesday, 07 February 2023 07:01

The time is right

The Dauphin Derailleurs Cycling Club hosted the HYPERThermia Fun Time Trial Race, Saturday, starting from Selo Ukraina Hall. More than 20 cyclists, including some from Brandon and Winnipeg, took to the surrounding trails as part of the For the Love of Nature Celebration series, which included a Full Moon Group…
Tuesday, 31 January 2023 07:23

A cultural tradition

Dauphin Kings captain Owen Wareham, left, and OCN Blizzard captain Riley Zimmerman took part in the traditional Ukrainian greeting featuring the presentation of bread, salt and wheat prior to the game, Friday, during the annual Ukrainian Night. A crowd of 1,994 fans took in the festivities, which included dance recitals…
By Ed StozekFor the Herald A staple in downtown shopping districts across the United States for over 100 years, Woolworth’s catered to shoppers of all ages by offering affordably-priced merchandise. It was the first brand to go global, eventually building more than 5,000 nearly identical stores. Woolworth’s locations in the…
Tuesday, 24 January 2023 07:39

Evening entertainment

Open Mic Night returned to the Watson Arts Centre’s Old Fire Hall, Friday, with several local musicians taking to the stage. The well-attended event was the first of the new year. The next Open Mic Night takes place, Feb. 17.
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