Dauphin Herald News

Dauphin property owners should be watching their mailboxes as the City has sent out its 2023 property tax notices. Taxes are due by July 31, Dauphin’s director of finance Scott Carr said, adding people are normally very good at providing the money the City uses to fund its operations on…
Dauphin’s long-awaited Community Safety and Well-being Plan is one step closer to being completed with the appointment of a consultant, last week. After waiting more than a year for the process to get going, Dauphin learned the Canadian Municipal Network on Crime Prevention (CMNCP) will help guide them through the…
For Al Gray, a desire to improve the aesthetics of Riverside Cemetery in Dauphin all comes down to simple respect. Recently, the founder of Friends of Riverside, a volunteer group with a mission to help improve the environment at the local cemetery, has been concentrating his efforts on headstones which…
Building upon its brand, Adventure From Here on Out, the City of Dauphin has launched the Dauphin Adventure Fund, an initiative they hope strengthens the community’s position as a destination for events. Funded through the accommodation tax, the Adventure Fund will provide financial assistance to organizations involved in the planning,…
Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa MP Dan Mazier is upping his efforts to tackle crime through reform of Canada’s bail system. Mazier has dedicated a significant amount of his parliamentary work to promoting legislation, which gets tough on crime and draws attention to what he says is an increase in crime under the…
Dauphin residents are being asked to hop out of their cars and onto their bikes next week. June 5 to 11 is Bike Week and Dauphin Recreation Services and the Dauphin Derailleurs Cycle Club (DDCC) have organized a number of activities to celebrate. Monday is Bike to Work and School…
Tuesday, 30 May 2023 07:55

Squeaky clean

City crews conducting a spring cleaning of the community have moved on to Day 2 on the garbage and recycling schedule. During one pass through the city, crews will collect accumulated garden waste, grass clippings and leaves, as well as shrubs and tree branches less than six inches in diameter…
Tuesday, 23 May 2023 08:18

Brewing up some magic . . .

Even before it opens its taproom doors to the public, Obsolete Brewing Company is receiving industry accolades. At the recent Prairie Beer Awards in Regina, Obsolete Brewing Company earned a gold medal for its Hourglass Coffee Kolsch, as well as a silver medal for its Cavalry Soldier Imperial Maple Stout.…
The Dauphin and District Handivan Association (DDHA) hosted its annual general meeting, May 16. President Sharon Zeiler said it was a productive meeting, during which the audited financial statement was presented by Jason Zamrykut. The board also welcomed two new members, Debra Robertson and Shannon Prokopowich, who will join remaining…
Tuesday, 23 May 2023 08:04

Countryfest offers grads a present

Dauphins Countryfest is offering high school seniors more than just a pat on the back for successfully wrapping up their secondary school careers. Canada’s longest running country music festival, is offering graduates in Manitoba and Saskatchewan a free 730 CKDM Thursday Kick-Off Party pass to extend a heartfelt congratulations for…
Maamawi Park Phase 2 got a huge boost when the list of projects approved under the Building Sustainable Communities (BSC) program was released, last week. The toboggan hill/recreational park development planned for the local Dauphin Recreation Services grounds received $300,000 as part of the $25 million set aside to to…
Tuesday, 16 May 2023 08:02

DDCF distributes spring grants

The Dauphin and District Community Foundation (DDCF) announced 13 grant recipients at the State of the City address, hosted by the Parkland Chamber of Commerce, May 9. DDCF’s spring intake allowed them to hand out $73,738 in grants to 13 groups and organizations. Here is a list of the grant…
The City of Dauphin’s capital plan is set for 2023 and Public Works crews will be busy throughout the community. “It’s going to be a busy year again, so we’re hoping to hit the ground running in the next week or two,” director of Public Works and Operations Mike VanAlstyne…
After years of mill rate reductions and freezes, Dauphin residents will see an increase in their property tax bills for 2023. Dauphin city council passed the 2023 financial plan at a special meeting, May 11, which will see the mill rate rise from 18.332, which raised $6,382,457 in 2022, to…
Tuesday, 16 May 2023 07:52

State of the City

Dauphin Mayor David Bosiak spoke to a capacity crowd at the State of the City address, May 14, in the Aspen Lodge at the Dauphin Recreation Complex. Bosiak spoke on six key items he feels are important to the future of the city - community and innovation, climate action and…
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