Dauphin Herald News

Tuesday, 21 March 2023 07:08

Brewing up a future for downtown

A new brewing company calling Dauphin home will be opening soon. Obsolete Brewing Co., will operate out of the former Acklands building at 26 2nd Ave. NW. The idea sprang from the minds of Ryan Vanderheyden, Steven Sobering and Kevin Steinbachs. “Really, we just talked about it over the course…
Manitobans may soon be able to purchase their alcohol with their groceries after the Manitoba government introduced amendments to the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act and the Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation Act that would enable retail store operators to be licensed to sell liquor as part of a…
Fort Dauphin Museum will help the community celebrate its 125th birthday this summer, thanks in part to a grant through the Community Celebrations program of the Arts, Culture and Sport in Community Fund. The museum received $5,000 to help organize the July 11 birthday party. Through the program Manitoba government…
The Manitoba government presented its financial plan for 2023, leaning heavily on a strong economy to deliver $1.8 billion in affordability and tax measures along with an investment of $2 billion in vital programs and services. “The theme of this budget was historic help and that’s really what the government…
Search and rescue specialists will hone their skills at a special training exercise in Dauphin, this weekend. Civil Air Search and Rescue Association (CASARA) will hold a Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) in the Dauphin area, Mar. 18. The Dauphin SAREX 2023 participants include the Canadian Air Force’s 435 Squadron…
Monday, 13 March 2023 09:53

Join Dauphin Citizens on Patrol

The Dauphin Citizens on Patrol is out and actively being the extra eyes and ears for our community. If you are at least 18 years of age and want a feeling of personal satisfaction knowing you are proactively improving safety in your community, consider volunteering today. Contact Frank Giesbrecht at…
False alarms continued to haunt the Dauphin Fire Department in 2022. Fire Chief Cam Abrey singled out the call category in his first report to Dauphin city council since the municipal election last fall. Throughout the year the department responded to 236 calls, an increase of 17.5 per cent over…
Tuesday, 07 March 2023 07:39

MMF discusses treaty with area citizens

The Northwest Métis Region hosted a consultation meeting with its citizens regarding the Red River Métis Self-government Recognition and Implementation Treaty, Saturday in Dauphin. The meeting gave Métis citizens as chance to add their input to the coming changes as a result of the Treaty, which was agreed to in…
Tuesday, 28 February 2023 07:37

Vigil marks solemn anniversary

Dauphin was one of more than 50 communities across the country to recognize the one-year anniversary of the war in Ukraine with a candlelight vigil, Friday evening. After an opening prayer, Ukraine’s national anthem was sung by a local folk singing group. Various dignitaries spoke to the crowd of about…
Tuesday, 28 February 2023 07:35

Funding hike offers City some latitude

After freezing municipal operating grants for seven years, the Manitoba government has announced an increase in the annual basket funding it provides municipalities to help fund their operations. And while the exact impact of the 28 per cent increase for the City of Dauphin remains to be seen, it is…
Dauphin will receive the lion’s share of 1,670 new child-care spaces in the two phases of the ready-to-move child-care project, a $94-million total investment from the governments of Canada and Manitoba. A total of 148 child-care spaces - the only ones announced for the Parkland - will be created in…
Tuesday, 21 February 2023 07:37

Nominees announced for chamber awards

The nominees for the Parkland Chamber of Commerce’s annual appreciation awards have been announced. Nominated in the Business Person of the Year category are Marion Pernarowski, Angela Kotyk, Kathy McLennan and Brenna Haverluck. Young Entrepreneur of the Year nominees include Kara Braschuk of Parks Edge Physiotherapy, Gabrielle Carriere of Hair…
Owners of electric vehicles (EV) now have another option for charging their rides thanks to Dean Cooley GM. Referred to as a quick charger, the smart DC 50 kilowatt charger is on the FLO network and should provide about an 80 per cent charge in 20 to 30 minutes depending…
Tuesday, 14 February 2023 07:43

Anniversary plans coming together

As the 125th anniversary of incorporation, 2023 is a special year for the residents of the city Dauphin and Dauphin mayor David Bosiak is hoping to bring several community organizations together to plan a special celebration. Incorporated as a village in 1898, a town in 1901 and a city in…
Dauphin Derailleurs Cycle Club is using a recent windfall from the federal government to improve the visitor experience at Northgate Trails. The group recently received $212,000 from Prairie Economic Development. “It was a form of economic development for rural communities. That’s probably why we got it,” Derailleurs president Brenda Gregory…
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