Dauphin Herald News

The City of Dauphin will see its lagoon system finally get upgraded and expanded. The federal and provincial governments announced more than $34.4 million in funding for 10 wastewater and waste management projects in Manitoba, including $9.1 million for the Dauphin project. Work will include constructing and upgrading a lagoon…
Tuesday, 02 August 2022 07:47

Fender bender

A two-vehicle accident on River Avenue, Saturday morning delayed the start of the Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival parade. One vehicle had pulled over to let passengers out to watch the parade and was rear ended by another vehicle. No one was injured in the accident.
Former Gilbert Plains resident, Erin Knight, has been acknowledged as one of 30 RBC Future Launch’s Future of Good 2022 Young Impact Leaders. Knight’s prior achievements have been instrumental in getting her to where she is today. “I’ve embarked on a whirlwind of a journey since I graduated high school…
Dauphin put on its best face last Thursday as judges from Communities in Bloom (CiB) toured the city evaluating beautification efforts and a variety of other criteria such as environmental action, heritage conservation, tree management, landscape and plant and floral displays. I just want to say your town looks fabulous…
Ashcroft Vision Care is partnering with the province to provide advanced eye care options for Parkland residents that does not involve travel to Brandon or Winnipeg. Health Minister Audrey Gordon was in Dauphin last week to announce a retinal specialist pilot program, which will see retinal specialists from Winnipeg travel…
After a two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival (CNUF) made a triumphant return over the weekend with three fun-filled days full of Ukrainian culture and heritage. CNUF president Kayla Gillis felt this year’s festival was fantastic, thanks in part to more people attending than expected.…
The province has opened a second intake of the Municipal Service Delivery Improvement Program and the city of Dauphin is ready to take part. The program, which provides funding for municipalities and planning districts to find ways to improve services and find efficiencies was piloted last year, however, the timing…
In mid-July 2020, Tammy Nattaway went missing. The kind, quiet, shy 16-year-old girl from Kistiganwacheeng, Man., was not known to go off by herself. When Nattaway didn’t come home, her family knew immediately that something was wrong. Community searches were conducted, and the RCMP were contacted. The police investigation has…
A little more than a year after he first had the idea to develop a memorial honouring Dauphin’s participation in the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan and the thousands of airmen who trained at two bases in the community, Al Gray is preparing to unveil the fruits of his efforts.…
Dauphin residents should start sprucing up properties in preparation for a visit from the Communities in Bloom (CIB) judges at the end of the month. CIB judges Susan Ellis from Pembroke, Ont., and Alex Pearl from Centreville, Ohio, will evaluate the city, July 27 to 29. This year marks the…
Dan Mazier’s push to bring clarity to the Canadian internet landscape is back on. The Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa member of Parliament had been working to amend Canada's Telecommunications Act, but that work was halted due to an unexpected election. Mazier is taking on the fight for Canadians who have felt cheated…
Tuesday, 12 July 2022 07:32

Council candidates coming forward

With the registration period for those seeking council seats in the Oct. 26 general municipal election opening last week, Kirk Dawson has been busy. The Senior Election Official for the City of Dauphin and the Rural Municipality of Dauphin said inquiries from prospective candidates and requests for registration packages have…
With the beautiful weather and the strong support from sponsors and the public, it is evident to Kevin Boese the return of the Gilbert Plains- Grandview Agricultural Society’s Fair and Rodeo was meant to be. The society president said considering the event has not been held for two years, he…
Thanks to the generosity of local supporters, 42 students were recognized with over 100 scholarships totaling over $90,000 at the DRCSS graduation last week. Winners included Katherine Kowalchuk, she took home the Dauphin Herald's Scholarship! Check out page seven and eight in this week's Dauphin Herald for all the winners. 
Organizers of the Dauphin Agricultural Society’s (DAS) Fair and Exhibition could not have asked for a better return after a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. DAS president Teren Stykalo said it was a fantastic weekend with a lot of people hitting the fair grounds to check out everything…
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