Dauphin Herald News

The Dauphin Regional Health Centre saw the largest spending on private agency nurses of any single health care facility in the Prairie Mountain Health (PMH) region, Manitoba NDP leader Wab Kinew says, indicating 10 months after Health Minister Audrey Gordon promised the PCs would reduce spending on private agency nurses,…
This year’s edition of Dauphin’s Countryfest may not have sold out, but given the heat of the three-day festival, organizers feel it was a tremendous success. Prior to Sunday’s evening main stage entertainment, Countryfest president Duane McMasters was pleased with how everything went this year. “We had some pretty fantastic…
Tuesday, 04 July 2023 07:38

Fair draws large crowds

With record setting gates, packed grandstands and long lines at attractions, success is the only word which can be used to describe the Dauphin Agricultural Society’s 130th Fair and Exhibition, June 29 to July 2. “It’s been a great turnout here so far. We’ve had some pretty record days at…
Tuesday, 04 July 2023 07:36

Winters acquittal met with anger

A local court room erupted in a display of shock, anger and anguish as Justice Sandra Zinchuk handed down a not guilty verdict for a Dauphin man facing 15 charges in connection with a 2019 drunk driving collision which killed two young sisters. At the heart of the trial of…
Tuesday, 27 June 2023 07:34

Seniors fund set up by DDCF

A new fund in support of seniors has been established by the Dauphin and District Community Foundation (DDCF) to handle donations coming in the wake of the June 15 crash which killed 16 members of the area community. The Support Our Seniors fund will provide funding to programming, equipment and…
The Dauphin Regional Comprehensive Secondary School held its convocation, Saturday, celebrating the graduation of 121 students. Matthew Zurba was this year’s valedictorian. Prior to beginning his speech, Zurba donned a black t-shirt and glasses to honour his favourite teacher, Mr. Cote, who he loves and respects. “Mr. Cote, you have…
via the RCMP: _____ The word tragedy has been used a lot over the last week. But never has that word had as much meaning as it does when we look at these photographs. There has been a cloud over this community since the collision occurred. We lost 16 people…
Tuesday, 20 June 2023 17:23

Multiple killed in Highway 1 collision

Sixteen people are dead following a collision between a semi-trailer and bus with people from the Dauphin area. via the RCMP: _____ Update #3 - On June 20, 2023, a female who had been in hospital since the collision on June 15, 2023, succumbed to her injuries. In total, 16…
Three men from Ethelbert are paying the price for ignoring the walleye size limit in place for Dauphin Lake and its tributaries. On May 13, a Dauphin conservation officer responded to a Turn in Poachers (TIP) call about a group of people fishing at the Mossey River outlet dam at…
The Maamawi Multi-Use Trail in Dauphin was highlighted as part of a new provincial trails strategy and provincial investments supporting 34 projects that will strengthen the trail network across the province to nurture lasting bonds with nature for generations to come. The local recreational development received a $75,000 grant to…
Tuesday, 20 June 2023 07:53

Police seize homemade handgun

One local man is in jail after Dauphin RCMP found him in possession of a homemade firearm. Christopher Bilay, 37, is facing charges of possession of a firearm/prohibited weapon without a license, unauthorized possession of a firearm/prohibited weapon, two counts of possessing a weapons contrary to an order, impaired driving…
The community of Ste. Rose is celebrating a windfall which will allow for the completion of phase two of the Turtle River Trails project. Through its Community Spaces program, Co-op has pledged $85,000 towards the project as part of a $1 million investment in 15 community projects across Western Canada.…
Ten of the 25 Dauphin area residents involved in the horrific crash at the intersection of Hwy. 5 and the Trans-Canada Highway remain in hospital, while the medical examiner’s office continues working to identify the remains of the 15 killed in the accident. At a press conference, Friday, provincial health…
Mountain View School Division is celebrating the updating of its Violence Threat Risk Assessment (VTRA) and Intervention protocol. “It’s a long title, but in short, it is looking at having the school division partner with community agencies to help make our community a safe place. So that when we have…
Assiniboine Community College Parkland Campus celebrated the graduation of 67 students at a convocation ceremony, Friday afternoon in Credit Union Place. Following opening remarks from Parkland Campus director Carol Stewart and greetings from ACC president Mark Frison, Assiniboine Alumni Association president Kayla Gillis of the Class of 2008, welcomed the…
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