Roblin Review News

Sunday, 26 February 2023 11:30

High praise for students, staff

Roblin Fire & Rescue Chief Alf Brade had high praise for the students and staff of Roblin Elementary School. The school was forced to evacuate Thursday just before the noon hour because of a fire alarm. “They did everything right,” Brade said. “They didn’t waste any time, everybody got out…
Sunday, 26 February 2023 11:31

RES PAC seeks new members

The Parent Advisory Council (PAC) at Roblin Elementary School is looking for a few good women and men. “We have 10 members right now but we’re losing five come June so we need to recruit desperately,” said the council’s current and outgoing chair Mary Newton. Want to know more? Check…
Sunday, 26 February 2023 11:32

First time's the charm

Grandview resident Lindsey Morran, decided to take his chainsaw carving skills up to northern Manitoba last week to the Northern Manitoba Trappers’ Festival. This was Morran’s first time at the event and he competed in the log carving competition hosted by Brody’s No Frills. Read all about it in this…
Sunday, 26 February 2023 11:33

Illegal window tint can net a fine

Police pulled over a vehicle regarding illegal tint on windows. Warning issued. Parent later called the office to discuss the warning. Check out the facts in this week’s RCMP Report.
Sunday, 26 February 2023 11:34

Meet the champ

Since age three, Pacey Wall has relied on the Health Science Centre Children’s Hospital due to intestinal failure. Even after more than 30 surgeries and countless days in hospital, Pacey is a resilient child with a great attitude who greets everyone he meets with a smile and a wave –…
Friday, 17 February 2023 10:22

Leimhofer offers radon testing

Manitoba has historically had higher levels of radon than the national averages. Health Canada has estimated about seven per cent of Canadians are living in homes above the radon guidelines, while about 19 per cent of Manitobans are facing that same challenge. Radon is a colourless, odourless radioactive gas found…
Friday, 17 February 2023 10:22

Borrowing by-law gets first reading

The Municipality of Roblin is proceeding with a borrowing by-law to cover the costs of four new graders and the construction of a new cell at the Roblin WDG (Waste Disposal Ground). Council gave first reading to the bylaw at its regular Jan. 24 meeting after holding a public hearing.…
Sunday, 12 February 2023 14:09

Chamber hosts banner art search

In an effort to brighten things up on Main Street, the Roblin and District Chamber of Commerce is hosting a contest in search for designs to showcase as banners. The Street Banner Contest was visualized out of the popularity of the graduation banners that lined Main Street last June. Find…
Sunday, 12 February 2023 14:10

Significant drug bust made

Prairie Mountain RCMP conducted a significant drug bust in Rossburn, Feb. 4. Located in a residence was 188 grams of cocaine, and 732 grams of methamphetamine, with a street value of over $37,000. Read more in this week’s RCMP Report
Sunday, 12 February 2023 14:11

Cross awarded medal

Bob Cross, a long-time local businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist, was one of only a thousand Manitobans who have been singled out for their significant achievements and contributions to their communities. Cross was named a winner of the province’s Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal. Check out a photo of the…
Sunday, 12 February 2023 14:12

Instil Hope Counselling opens in Russell

Often the hardest part is deciding to reach out to a counsellor and finding someone you’re comfortable enough to work with, in processing past and current issues, working together toward a hopeful future. When you meet Breanne Goraluk – no matter the setting – the feeling hits instantly. Find out…
Sunday, 05 February 2023 09:52

Gracestock returns to Knox United

If you want to hear some talented local performers, satisfy your sweet tooth, and do some good for people in Roblin and around the world, you might want to mark Feb. 17 on your calender. That’s because next Friday, Feb. 17, Knox United Church is hosting an evening of music…
Sunday, 05 February 2023 09:52

Parkland Acupuncture opens in Grandview

A new therapy service will be based out of Grandview and offering acupuncture services. Parkland Acupuncture is operated by Steve Payne and opened up this month. Payne, his wife and children recently moved to Grandview from Australia to be closer to his in-laws, the Grextons. More in this issue.
Sunday, 05 February 2023 09:53

Onofriechuk says goodbye to B&P

There are very few original businesses and their owners left in Roblin, and the community will be saying a fond farewell to one and welcoming another. Brian Onofriechuk of B & P Sales and Service has sold his shop and will be retiring after 30 years of working in the…
Monday, 30 January 2023 09:29

MP hosts town hall

With crime seeming to be on the rise in rural areas, many are looking for solutions to the problem. Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa MP Dan Mazier and his colleague Kildonan-St. Paul MP Raquel Dancho held a virtual crime town hall Jan. 23 that also touched on Bill C-21, which is a ban…
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