Dauphin Herald News

Tuesday, 19 March 2024 07:09

Ron Brook Memorial Award

The Dauphin Agricultural Society (DAS) visited its own history in presenting the annual Ron Brook Memorial Award at its Farm Outlook 2024, Mar 14. For 40 years DAS has been presenting continuing education opportunities for producers, first through the Challenges of Production seminar and in recent years, through the Farm…
Ratepayers living within the boundaries of Mountain View School Division (MVSD) are preparing for an increase in the education portion of their property taxes. At the division’s 2024-25 Public Budget Forum, Mar. 7, secretary-treasurer Lori Slepicka indicated the mill rate for the special levy will rise to 13.87 in the…
Tuesday, 05 March 2024 07:22

A little deja vu for Dauphin FD

There is something to be said for consistency. And consistent is how Dauphin fire chief Cam Abrey described the past year for his department in a rundown of 2023 operations for city councillors at their regular meeting, Feb. 26. In fact things were so consistent that, at 236, the department…
It was years in development, but even though it was only officially adopted at the City’s last regular meeting, Feb. 12, Dauphin’s new development plan is already proving it’s worth. City manager Sharla Griffiths said administration has already referred to the document last week when answering a query from a…
The Parkland Humane Society was recently forced to take care of six kittens that were in a box that fell off a truck within the city limits. Denise Penrose, PHS statistics director, explained a female resident was on her way to the city’s waste disposal site and was following a…
Tuesday, 27 February 2024 07:03

Local brewer the best in Canada

Obsolete Brewing Company has been in business for less than a year, but it is already making a name for itself in the industry. Case in point, brewer Marcos Bardelli was recently named Brewer of the Year by the Brewers Journal Canada. “It was awesome. It was really good. Being…
Tuesday, 20 February 2024 08:32

Police call drop related to weather

The decline in calls for service when comparing the third quarter to the fourth quarter of 2023 is to be expected, RCMP Staff-Sgt. Scott Linklater told Dauphin city councillors as he updated them on police activities, last week. As part of his presentation during council’s regular meeting, Feb. 12, Linklater…
Dauphin’s retail landscape is about to fill out a little more as Shoppers Drug Mart Ltd. has taken out a City of Dauphin building permit to construct a new store. The store, planned for the former Village Mall location at 1430 Main Street South, will be approximately 15,000 square feet…
Tuesday, 13 February 2024 07:54

Haverluck a community builder

The community of Dauphin is mourning the loss of one of its biggest supporters following the death of Myles Haverluck, Feb. 9. Known primarily as an intelligent and successful businessman, the Dauphin Clinic Pharmacy founder nurtured what has become a legacy of consistency and reliability through a customer-first philosophy. Armed…
The City of Dauphin is well into the process of setting its 2024 financial plan, but it is still too early to say what that might look like in the end. Mayor David Bosiak said there are many factors to consider. With major infrastructure projects such as the Main Street…
A local dentists has been chosen to lead Manitoba Dental Association (MDA) for 2024-2025 as it’s 100th president Last month, Dr. Daron Baxter was elected by the the association’s board of directors as its ninth female president. “Dr. Baxter is a well-respected general practice dentist who grew up in Winnipeg…
Tuesday, 06 February 2024 07:20

Buckwold Bridge contract awarded

Work on rehabilitation of the Buckwold Bridge is expected to begin soon after city councillors awarded the contract at a special meeting, Feb. 5. Five bids were received for the project with the lowest quote of $1,089,908.47 from Armcon Ltd., of Stonewall, eventually chosen. Dauphin director of Public Works and…
Tuesday, 06 February 2024 07:18

MVSD gets a bump in funding from province

While there is still plenty of work to do to finalize Mountain View School Division’s 2024-25 operating budget, a big piece of the puzzle was revealed last week as part of the Province’s education funding announcement. And while the funding plan contains a lot of information to digest, MVSD secretary-treasurer…
Wednesday, 31 January 2024 09:27

Assiniboine Effect Day closing in

By Carl StewartParkland Campus Director “Community.” It’s right there in our name. This is because Assiniboine Community College and its Parkland Campus belong to all of us. As our region’s sole post-secondary institution, we are more than just programs and courses. More than classrooms and trades shops. We are more…
Speaking at an event celebrating improvements being made to the Dauphin Regional Health Centre, Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew said it is time to start changing the culture of health care in Manitoba. “We have to fix the culture on the front lines in our health care facilities right across Manitoba.…
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