Dauphin Herald News

The Province of Manitoba and the City of Dauphin have once again come to terms with regards to snow clearing on provincially-owned roads in the community. Mike VanAlstyne, director of Public Works and Operations, said the province approached Dauphin with a lump sum offer of $50,000 to provide winter maintenance…
Dauphin Lake is facing a health crisis, but it just might make it through the challenging time with a little help from its friends. A group, Friends of Dauphin Lake, has been formed to address health and vitality issues facing the water body with an eye to ensuring its future…
Tuesday, 28 November 2023 08:24

RIDE program returns without its founder

The Dauphin Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) program is gearing up for its 31st year of getting people home safely during the holiday season. Started by the late John Shuttleworth and RCMP Sgt. Ron Marlin, the program was the first of its kind in Manitoba and led the way for…
Tuesday, 14 November 2023 07:43

DDCF smiling over new holiday cookie campaign

Canadians are familiar with the annual Tim Horton’s Smile Cookie Campaign, held each spring for the past 25 years or more. And now they will be able to add a little smile to their holidays as the iconic Canadian restaurant is holding its first-ever Holiday Smile Cookie Campaign. And locally,…
Tuesday, 14 November 2023 07:41

New pumper...more versatility for DFD

Fire protection is one of the most important services a municipality can provide to its residents. It is also one of the most expensive. The City and RM of Dauphin recently approved the purchase of a new pumper truck for the Dauphin Fire Department, but the $828,447.90 price tag might…
The longest running social in Dauphin was held, Saturday, as the Dauphin Fire Fighters Association hosted its 122nd Fire Fighters’ Ball. The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the Jack Carey Memorial Fire Fighter of the Year Award to Jordon Steiner. In his remarks introducing Steiner, Dauphin fire…
Tuesday, 31 October 2023 07:25

Countryfest announces first acts for 2024

Dauphin’s Countryfest, has announced its first round of performers for 2024. And with some of the biggest acts from throughout country music history set to take the stage, organizers say the 35th anniversary festival will take those in attendance on a nostalgic journey back to the roots of Countryfest, featuring…
Dauphin RCMP would like to have a conversation with the community. And to begin the dialogue, a Community Policing Town Hall has been scheduled for the Aspen Lodge in the Parkland Recreation Complex, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. “The detachment has not been able to actually just have a discussion…
Tuesday, 31 October 2023 07:18

City part of annual testing campaign

Dauphin is one of 30 communities across Canada taking part in this year’s 100 Radon Test Kit Challenge through Take Action on Radon and BC Lung. Targetting communities where radon testing has thus far been limited, but where there is a potential for homes to have elevated radon levels, the…
Three Parkland businesses figured prominently as Fusion Credit Union held the finals for its 2023 Community Infusion program, last week. The Bloom n’ Bean in Dauphin finished the competition in second place, receiving $4,000 to support its plan for a space that welcomes customers with the inviting aromas of premium…
An agriculture project in which 160 acres of canola was planted will benefit the Dauphin and District Community Foundation. Jason Beyette spearheaded the grow project starting in the spring, with various sponsors donating everything that was needed to make the project a success. “We had received donations from various retailers.…
Manitoba’s new executive council was sworn in last week and Dauphin MLA Ron Kostyshyn has a seat at the table. Kostyshyn was appointed as agriculture minister during a swearing in ceremony, Oct. 18 which saw NDP Wab Kinew make history by becoming the province’s first First Nations premier. “It is…
The City of Dauphin us waiting to hear if its application to the Housing Accelerator Fund (HAF) has been accepted. The HAF, a partnership between the federal government and the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CHMC), provides incentive funding to local governments encouraging initiatives aimed at increasing the housing supply…
Manitobans still have one big bill to reconcile in relation to the previous provincial government. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) released its calculations of estimated severance payouts for politicians who lost their seats or retired in the election. In the last election, 25 MLAs lost their seats or did not…
Work is about to begin on the redevelopment of Main Street South following the awarding of the more than $21 million contract to Russell Redi-Mix Concrete. “We are expecting the equipment to start to mobilize in the first week of November,” director of Public Works ad Operation Mike VanAlstyne said,…
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