Dauphin Herald News

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…
In the midst of National Nursing Week, the health care professionals working locally have an extra reason to celebrate. The RBC Foundation has supported continuing education for local nurses through a $10,000 donation to the Delha Cort Fund held by the Dauphin Hospital Foundation. The fund, started by an endowment…
Rural health care was front and center as the Manitoba NDP unveiled its plan to repair any problems should the party form government in this fall’s general election. NDP leader Wab Kinew unveiled the five-point plan at a news conference in Virden, last week, saying the platform, “delivers better health…
Twenty local groups and organizations looking for volunteers had the chance to take part in a volunteer market at the Dauphin Active Living Centre, Saturday afternoon. The market included a presentation from Volunteer Manitoba, as well as Martijn van Luijn, economic development manager for the City of Dauphin, and Jerry…
Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa MP Dan Mazier took a step towards his goal of making Canadian internet suppliers more accountable with the passage of his private member’s bill in the House of Commons, last week. Bill C-288, an Act to amend the Telecommunications Act, is meant to provide Canadians with transparent and…
Tuesday, 25 April 2023 07:43

On strike

Braving unseasonable weather, local members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada whose jobs were deemed nonessential, were on the picket lines last week as the union seeks a new contract with the Government of Canada. Among other things the union is seeking wage increases and a deal on working…
A special concert will take place later this week in support of the Ukrainian army’s defense of their homeland. Ukrainian artist Kozak Siromaha will perform at the Ukrainian Orthodox Hall, Apr. 30. Those attending the special evening will be immersed into the authentic lifestyle, music and singing of the Cossacks.…
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