Dauphin Herald News

Monday, 15 August 2022 19:33

A watery rescue

Shortly after 3 p.m., Aug. 9, the Dauphin Fire Department was dispatched to assist Ochre River Fire Department with a water rescue on Dauphin Lake. A boat had overturned sending both occupants into the water. The mission was a success, with both of the boaters returning to land unharmed. Thanks…
Monday, 15 August 2022 19:26

Co-op Looking into Bringing in COPP

Dauphin Consumers Co-op is looking into the possibility of starting a Citizens on Patrol Program in Dauphin. The local business had a table set up at their food store, Wednesday and Thursday, offering information to interested patrons. Co-op asset protection/safety manager Richard Ives said the first discussion took place in…
Results of an Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) member survey shows municipalities are concerned about public safety issues. According to survey data, 92 per cent of respondents noted that they are concerned about the lack of police presence throughout their communities while 90 per cent believe the province should not…
Tuesday, 09 August 2022 08:29

Field for municipal elections filling up

The list of local candidates in the upcoming Manitoba municipal elections is growing. In the city of Dauphin there is still just two contestants in the mayoralty race - David Bosiak and Kerri Riehl. While several packages have been picked up and remain outstanding, those registered for the councillor vote…
Tuesday, 09 August 2022 08:21

Fire department kept busy in recent days

Last Tuesday started out as a busy day for the Dauphin Fire Department (DFD). In the early hours of Aug. 2, DFD responded to four separate incidents. At midnight, the first call was received for a fire in a business on 3rd Avenue North East. As crews were wrapping up…
The incidences of violent crime in some rural communities in Manitoba is escalating. The Manitoba RCMP recognizes that these elevated violent crime rates in certain communities are often driven by street gangs and prolific offenders. Increasingly, these prolific offenders and street gang members are using a variety of weapons, including…
With some rural emergency rooms being temporarily closed for the summer, another threat has seemed to loom. Just last week, it was made public that the Winnipegosis Post Office was closed for several days due to staff shortages, which resulted in Winnipegosis residents having to travel to Dauphin to pick…
The City of Dauphin will see its lagoon system finally get upgraded and expanded. The federal and provincial governments announced more than $34.4 million in funding for 10 wastewater and waste management projects in Manitoba, including $9.1 million for the Dauphin project. Work will include constructing and upgrading a lagoon…
Tuesday, 02 August 2022 07:47

Fender bender

A two-vehicle accident on River Avenue, Saturday morning delayed the start of the Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival parade. One vehicle had pulled over to let passengers out to watch the parade and was rear ended by another vehicle. No one was injured in the accident.
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