Dauphin Herald News

The Parkland Humane Society (PHS) is in dire need of volunteers. According to PHS office administrator Jenn Langlois, the shelter has been inundated with an influx of cats and dogs. “There’s lots of dogs coming in from the pound. The same with cats coming in from the pound. And we…
Tuesday, 08 August 2023 07:42

Celebrating a milestone

The Very Reverend Father Oleg Bodnarski, along with Marvin Procyshyn conducted a service honouring Ukrainian pioneers at the Trembowla Cross of Freedom site, Sunday, as part of Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival. The day also celebrated the 125th anniversary of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, which was built in 1898 at…
Tuesday, 08 August 2023 07:40

Paying a visit

Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson was in Dauphin, Friday for a meet and greet at the Parkland Recreation Complex with local dignitaries and recipients of recent funding through the Arts, Culture and Sport in Community Fund. Among the Parkland recipients are: Dauphin Recreation Services, Maamawi Park All Seasons, Phase 2 -…
Thanks to a grant from the Building Sustainable Communities Fund, the RM of Dauphin was able to build a play structure at Stoney Point Beach. A grand opening of the play structure was held, Aug. 1, with councillors, along with Dauphin MLA Brad Michaleski in attendance. RM of Dauphin CAO…
The 58th annual Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival (CNUF) is in the books and it could not have gone any better. CNUF president Kayla Gillis said the weekend went better than expected. “Our crowd (Saturday) was phenomenal. The stands were packed. We ran out of alcohol and we had to get…
The Manitoba Métis Federation will educate and employ up to 25 Ukrainian newcomers to work in the child care profession after receiving $1 million in funding from the provincial government. Wayne Ewasko, Manitoba’s Minister of Education and Early Childhood Learning was in Dauphin, Aug. 1, to present the funds to…
A dream that was conceived eight years ago was realized, last Thursday, when Vermillion Growers LTD., hosted the grand opening of its greenhouse facility. Vermillion Growers Ltd., uses an innovative, fully-automated control system for growing vegetables under glass greenhouses. The greenhouse showcases industry-leading Gakon Netafim irrigation and greenhouse technology that…
If you think after 57 years you know what Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival is all about, get ready to be surprised. The annual celebration of Ukrainian culture and heritage has plenty of new and different attractions to keep fesitvalgoers interested and entertained. And that is reflected in ticket sales. “We…
Every year more than 300,000 high school graduates across the country are whittled down to a list of 1,500 nominees for a Schulich Leader Scholarship, Canada’s most coveted undergraduate STEM scholarship. From that list of 1,500 nominees, 100 scholarships are awarded to entrepreneurial-minded students enrolling in a science, technology, engineering…
Tuesday, 25 July 2023 07:17

Excavations begin in Pine Creek

The Minegoziibe Anishinabe (Pine Creek First Nation) commenced an archaeological excavation, yesterday, of 14 possible locations of unmarked burials under the Catholic Church located on private lands within the boundaries of the First Nation reserve. The excavation began with a community sunrise ceremony, the lighting of a sacred fire to…
Tuesday, 25 July 2023 07:11

Seeking fairness

Anyone who stopped by the Liquor Mart in Dauphin, July 19, looking for an adult beverage instead found Manitoba Government Employees Union members who are employed at the Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries facility on the picket line. The local workers joined 1,400 of their peers in a one-day strike to…
Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival weekend is almost upon, but before all of the cultural celebrations take place at Selo Ukraina, the annual Parkland Chamber of Commerce Street Fair is set to bring a section of First Avenue North West to life on Aug. 3. The kickoff to the August long…
Tuesday, 11 July 2023 07:29

Humboldt students express sympathies

When Christine Letain went to pick up the mail for St. Viator’s parish last week, a special surprise was waiting for her. “There was a package containing a letter from St. Dominic’s School in Humboldt, expressing their sadness and their condolences to the community, as well as Grade 2 and…
The tender for the $13.5 million Main Street South reconstruction project has finally been issued. The province called for proposals for work on PTH 5A, the main access into the City of Dauphin from the south, as a result of expanded commercial development along the route which has brought with…
Tuesday, 11 July 2023 07:23

Final touches put on weekend rodeo plans

The Fair and Rodeo grounds in Gilbert Plains will be a beehive of activity this week as Gilbert Plains/Grandview Agricultural Society volunteers prepare for their annual Fair and Rodeo, July 14 to 16. “We’re going to be at the grounds starting to set everything up and any evening next week,…
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