Roblin Review News

Sunday, 15 January 2023 11:28

Bowley reaches amazing milestone

Roblin’s fire department has a strong history of providing fire protection to the community and surrounding area, thanks to the dedication of its volunteer firefighters. One firefighter’s dedication to the department has broken any kind of local record and extends to half a century of responding to calls, fighting fires…
Sunday, 08 January 2023 13:55

Roblin bakery helping out

Roblin’s Parkland Bakery and Pastry Shop is playing a key role in the return of the much-loved KUB bread to the marketplace. Winnipeg’s iconic KUB Bakery closed its doors this past November after almost 100 years in business due to a combination of factors including the Covid-19 pandemic, the war…
Sunday, 08 January 2023 13:56

Ironstand shows her support at Camp Morgan

The revelation of yet another serial killer of Indigenous women in Winnipeg has torn the hearts of many families and friends of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) across Canada. This recent series of homicides claimed the lives of Morgan Harris, Marcedes Myran, Rebecca Contois and a fourth…
Sunday, 08 January 2023 13:57

Q-Doc a new option in rural healthcare

There’s a new solution to some of the long patient wait times in rural Manitoba hospitals, but it’s not coming in the form of more physicians. A new virtual service called Q-Doc recently launched in Manitoba and it’s providing people the opportunity to connect with a physician 24/7. The goal…
Sunday, 08 January 2023 13:59

New bylaw sets minimum standards

Council has given first reading to a bylaw to “maintain property and to establish minimum standards of maintenance for dwellings, structures, properties, and unused vehicles”. The bylaw covers a range of issues from storing old appliances, vehicles and fire wood to snow clearing, semi tractor parking and how high you…
Friday, 30 December 2022 10:33

From Ukraine to Roblin

The community has two new residents thanks to the efforts of the Roblin Ukrainian Relief Fund. And it looks like they might be sticking around. Halyna (heh-lay-nah) Symiv and her 10-year-old son Oleksandr “Sasha” Tomashevskyi arrived in town Dec. 22. Just in time for Christmas and in typical Manitoba winter…
Friday, 30 December 2022 10:35

New cash for COs

The province is investing some $1.7 million as part of its plan to revitalize the Manitoba Conservation Officer Service. “As part of our government’s commitment to revitalizing the Manitoba Conservation Officer Service, these investments will provide better equipment and technology so our officers can effectively and safely work in rural…
Sunday, 18 December 2022 14:12

Festival a no go this year

Roblin MMF Local’s first ever Li Festival Di Michif that was held last summer was a success. When it came time to planning for next year’s event, it seemed like the festival would be a certainty. However the Roblin MMF Local has decided to cancel the festival and plan for…
Sunday, 18 December 2022 14:13

Council makes its appointments

Council of the Municipality of Roblin held its inaugural meeting Nov. 7 and made its appointments to boards and commissions for a one-year term or until a successor is appointed. Council also made its citizens appointments at a subsequent meeting. Find out who’s where in this week’s Review.
Sunday, 18 December 2022 14:14

Semi stuck on the hill

The Roblin RCMP detachment received a call at 12:13 p.m. on Dec. 2 about a semi stuck on Highway 5 at Lake of the Prairies. Not sure what drivers want police to do about this when this happens. It was daylight, visibility was fine. Manitoba Highways were called. Driver inched…
Sunday, 11 December 2022 13:12

Larsen forced out of NFR

After getting off to a great start in his eighth straight appearance at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Shell Valley’s own Orin Larsen was forced to put his hopes on hold after breaking his right thumb in the third go of the 10-round competition. The 31-year-old bareback rider who now…
Sunday, 11 December 2022 13:15

Wong takes a long road to find true beauty

Many people have moved to Roblin and spent some time here before moving on. Most often when people do move to the community, they have family here already, however there are some who came here seeking new opportunities. Jenny Wong and her family came to Roblin as part of a…
Tuesday, 06 December 2022 09:52

Council addresses public concerns

The issue of who will be the town’s sanitation pick-up service provider was a hot topic at the Ratepayers Meeting on Wednesday evening. What was thought to be the difference between Roblin Sanitation’s tender and OSS’s was made public and was actually incorrectly portrayed. “There were statements made that Roblin…
Monday, 14 November 2022 09:34

GLH holds Awards Day

For the first time since the onset of the Covid pandemic, Goose Lake High held its undergraduate Awards Day live and in person Wednesday morning. Principal Kirk Wilson began by thanking parents and relatives for coming out to the ceremony, the first held live since 2019. Find out who the…
Monday, 14 November 2022 09:34

Build begins at Currey Park

It’s taken longer than everyone on the board of Roblin Minor Baseball expected but work has finally begun on the long-awaited Currey Park concession. Along with the demolition of the old and derelict canteen building on the site, construction crews got footings and grade beams poured and finalized before winter…
Page 3 of 8