Roblin Review News

Sunday, 14 May 2023 13:59

New rules for Clear Lake

All lakes in Manitoba are at risk for Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) such as zebra mussels. Sadly, some lakes in the province are already plagued with AIS, which cannot be reversed. In an effort to ensure Riding Mountain National Park (RMNP) remains free of zebra mussels, a new program has…
Sunday, 14 May 2023 14:00

Chamber has a proposal

The Roblin and District Chamber of Commerce has made a proposal to council that the empty lot at 152 Main Street (formerly Green Acres Greenhouse) be made into a public space for the use of the community. The chamber is proposing that the gate on the lot be removed –…
Sunday, 14 May 2023 14:01

Contest back for the third year

For the third year in a row, Fusion Credit Union is proud to present “Community Infusion”, the business idea competition that infuses economic growth and prosperity into our local communities. “At Fusion, we are ‘here for good’, and to us, that means we are committed to our communities today and…
Sunday, 07 May 2023 15:11

Fusion has fantastic year

The 30,000 or so members of Fusion Credit Union heard plenty of good news about their financial institution at its annual general meeting, April 19. “We had another fantastic year in 2022 with results ranging from outstanding loan growth numbers and ongoing profitability sharing with our members, to continued community…
Sunday, 07 May 2023 15:12

Duck Mountain in peril: report

A new audit released Wednesday by the Wilderness Committee highlights extensive problems with logging activities and provincial park operation in the Duck Mountain region of Manitoba, known colloquially as the Ducks. The Wilderness Committee, and what it says are a majority of Manitobans, have been calling for an end to…
Sunday, 07 May 2023 15:13

Dancer lodged in the cells overnight

RCMP responded to report of a person unknown on a highway dancing in the rain about 11 p.m. Friday, April 18. Person admitted to taking drugs and lodged in cells for the night. To read more about what kept local police busy in the past two weeks check out this…
Sunday, 07 May 2023 15:15

LEARN Centre keeps busy

March was a very busy month at Roblin’s LEARN Centre including the launch of a beginner computer class and a new babysitting course. Nine youth took part and all obtained their certificate. T Find out what else has kept the centre busy in this issue.
Sunday, 30 April 2023 15:45

MOR presents 2023 budget

The Municipality of Roblin presented its 2023 Financial Plan at a public hearing April 18 at the Community Centre outlining what council plans to spend this year. Overall, spending has been pegged at $7,940,459.88, up roughly $1.1 million over last year’s actual expenditures of $6,748,125.75. Council had budgeted to spend…
Sunday, 30 April 2023 15:46

Chamber hoping to find volunteers

Many community organizations are feeling the pinch when it comes to a lack of volunteers and helping hands to make things happen. It could be another side effect of the pandemic, but it also could be a result of things changing too. Over the years, Roblin has seen a lot…
Sunday, 30 April 2023 15:47

Caldwell talks to parents Part II

You would think that with all the dangers and perils children are subject to online – the Benadryl challenge and sextortion to name a couple – the Goose Lake High gym would have been filled to the rafters for Val Caldwell’s session on tech and internet safety. But you’d be…
Sunday, 30 April 2023 15:48

Rule changes for Walleye Classic

Big fish. It’s always about who can catch the biggest fish. But changes in the fishing regulations in this province means you’ll see some operational changes to the Russell Lions Prairie Walleye Classic. Read the rest of the story in this week’s issue.
Monday, 24 April 2023 09:41

Police have run-in with local man

RCMP members in Russell and Roblin were called to Roblin April 5 to deal with a man walking around breaking into residential garages and screaming. In total, police received six reports. Find out more in this week’s Review.
Monday, 24 April 2023 09:42

The play's the thing

With the raving success of The Passover presented during Holy Week at the Evangelical Mission Church, another play is in the works to hit the stage in Roblin. Locals Bethany Brade and Jenni Johnson are co-directing another production featuring some familiar faces in the community. For the rest of the…
Sunday, 16 April 2023 13:33

Help for seniors to age safely at home

The Manitoba government is investing $3 million in two housing programs that will allow more Manitoba seniors to safely age in their homes and communities as long as they choose. The new home modification grant program will have an annual budget of $1.5 million, and provide financial assistance to seniors…
Sunday, 16 April 2023 13:34

Building a better jerry can cap

t’s a situation one can imagine being addressed by a classic infomercial. When using a fuel can, it’s hard not to get gas or diesel on your hands as you pull the spout out from the can, grab the business end of the spout to feed it through the screw…
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