Dauphin Herald News

A long process to develop a piece of First Nations owned land on Main Street South in Dauphin took a big step forward with an official groundbreaking.The land, co-owned by Pine Creek First Nation and Ebb and Flow First Nation, was purchased in 2007 as part of a vision focussing…
The future certainly looks bright for the city of Dauphin with everything that is going on this year.That was the message delivered by mayor David Bosiak at the Parkland Chamber of Commerce’s State of the City Address, May 14, at the Watson Arts Centre.“I wanted to focus on the future.…
The expansion of Dauphin’s sewage lagoon officially got underway with the awarding of a contract for engineering services at a special meeting of city council, May 6. Stantec Consulting Ltd. was awarded the contract for engineering services for the project at a cost of $1,114,136.96. The project was advertised through…
Why aren’t electricians shocked by their own success? Because they know how to conduct themselves. Puns aside, building any career is like harnessing electricity. At first, it might seem intimidating, but with the right knowledge and skills, you can channel its power to light up your path and energize your…
The City of Dauphin’s 2024 financial plan presented at a public hearing May 6, included a capital plan which will transform the community into a beehive of activity this year. Road work planned for 2024 calls for the reconstruction of 10th Avenue Southwest from First Street Southwest to Second Street…
Dauphin’s annual spring cleanup campaign is set to begin next week and it will be the last time city residents see Public Works crews collecting yard waste from back alleys in the spring. Mike VanAlstyne, director of Public Works and Operations said a decision was made to discontinue the spring…
Tuesday, 07 May 2024 09:37

Local doctor honoured

A local physician was honoured by her peers as part of a Society of Rural Physicians of Canada (SRPC) national event in Edmonton, Alta., Apr. 19. Dr. Trina Mathison received a Rural Long Service Award recognizing her long-standing contributions and commitment to serving the community. In order to be eligible…
The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) convention held in Dauphin last week provided union members from around the province an opportunity to get together, discuss union business, honour some deserving individuals with awards and elect executive members. It also provided an opportunity for provincial government representatives to network with…
Dauphin Co-op has jumped on board as a major sponsor of the 2024 Manitoba Summer Games powered by Manitoba Hydro. On Friday, Dauphin Co-op donated $50,000 to the games, providing a variety of in-kind support in the form of fuel and food. This investment will help offset operational costs for…
Dauphin residents will once again see a slight increase in their municipal taxes this year according to budget documents presented at a public hearing, May 5. The mill rate has been set at 19.513 for 2024, up from last year’s 18.937. The tax levy will net the City $7,276,549 this…
Calls for the resignation of a Mountain View School Division trustee are mounting. People around the province are reacting to a 30-minute presentation made by trustee Paul Coffey at the board’s regular meeting, Apr. 22, which many are calling hateful and ignorant. Coffey’s presentation - Racism/Anti Racism Nice Until is…
Tuesday, 23 April 2024 07:59

Kin Business Expo proves popular

he Dauphin Kin Club’s annual business expo proved to be a hit with attendees and vendors alike. Kin Club secretary and expo chair Candice Taylor said there were 103 different vendors this year. “We had a lot of return vendors, but we also had 20 or 30 new vendors that…
Tuesday, 23 April 2024 07:58

Chamber hosts State of the District

The Parkland Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual State of the District address, Apr. 16, at the Watson Arts Centre. The meeting was a chance for local municipalities and sponsors a chance to share what was happening in their respective districts. Speakers included Greg Crisanti of Tim Hortons, Alexander Lavoie…
Dauphin MLA and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn rose to deliver a member’s statement in the Legislature, Apr. 16. The statement was dedicated to recognizing the invaluable contributions to Michief language revitalization by Grace Ledoux Zoldy. Check out the full statement and more in this week's Dauphin Herald!
Tuesday, 23 April 2024 07:44

City wins tourism marketing award

Dauphin and the Parkland figured prominently in the second annual Tourism Awards Winnipeg/Manitoba, last week. Tourism Dauphin won a Marketing Campaign of the Year Award for rural Manitoba for it’s Adventure From Here On Out initiative, while Assessippi Ski Hill and Resort was named the rural winner of the Business…
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