Dauphin Herald News

The Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) has been surveying its members to get an idea of the fiscal impacts of COVID-19 on Manitoba municipalities. According to survey data, municipalities in Manitoba collectively experienced an estimated $91.8 million operating loss in 2021 while an additional $53.3 million shortfall has been forecasted…
Tuesday, 01 March 2022 08:08

Water Main Breaks Hitting City

It is that time of year again when Dauphin’s Public Works and Operations staff have to deal water main breaks. At press time the city had experienced 10 such incidents with plenty more expected. Although some breaks can occur because of pipe corrosion, the predominant cause is frost which gets…
A request from Manitoba Water Services Board (MWSB) has prompted the City of Dauphin to prioritize some of its capital needs for the community’s water and sewer system. The annual request comes from the provincial department as it considers its five-year capital plan and projects it can fund. Topping the…
The Dauphin COVID-19 Vaccine Supersite is closing. The clinic housed at the Ukrainian Orthodox Hall will close, following its last clinic, Mar. 2. Those still needing to receive their first, second or third dose of COVID-19 vaccine can do so between 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Both booked appointments and…
Dauphin has strong ties with Ukraine, both culturally and directly and the invasion of the Eastern European country by Russian forces is causing unease among many local residents of Ukrainian heritage. “I would say they are very much disturbed by the war. I’m getting so many texts and phone calls…
The Manitoba RCMP West District, which includes Dauphin, experienced a significant decrease in calls for service in January compared to the same time period the previous year, dropping nine per cent from 4,756 last year to 4,607 in 2022. Decreases were reported in all categories, except crimes against property. The…
The Dauphin Economic Development Committee has a new identity and is ready to get back to work.Formerly known as the Dauphin Economic Development and Tourism Board, the committee has new terms of reference passed by city council at its regular meeting, Feb. 14.“In the past when I was in this…
Tuesday, 22 February 2022 11:07

MCA Gets Funding

The Manitoba government is providing $750,000 in funding to the Manitoba Camping Association (MCA), to support a COVID-19 economic recovery plan for eligible overnight camps throughout the province.The one-time funding grant will be used to offset financial impacts experienced by camps due to COVID-19. This includes financial strain due to…
Tuesday, 22 February 2022 10:59

Province Releases First Flood Forecast

Manitoba’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre’s spring flood outlook reports the risk of moderate to major flooding in most southern Manitoba basins is dependent on weather conditions from now until the spring melt.The Hydrologic Forecast Centre advises that, while there is a risk of major flooding along the Red River and its…
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