Roblin Review News

Monday, 03 July 2023 14:14

Goose Lake High holds grad

Goose Lake High held its Commencement exercises Saturday (June 24) afternoon with 29 students receving diplomas in front of a packed house of well-wishers. The ceremonies began with the singing of O Canada, followed by the Mountain View School Division treaty acknowledgment, read by assistant superintendent Suzanne Cottyn. Graduand Dallas…
Monday, 26 June 2023 09:39

Locals celebrate NIPD

The Roblin Métis Local, in partnership with the San Clara/Boggy Creek Métis Local and the Shell River Métis Association, hosted a National Indigenous Peoples Day celebration Wednesday evening at the curling rink. The festivities began with opening prayers and greetings and a tasty supper featuring stew and bannock. Check out…
Monday, 26 June 2023 09:41

Son, father team up again

Former Roblinite Sam Karney and his father Chuck are the subjects of a new APTN series called Nation Untamed. Both Sam and Chuck are no strangers to the film industry. Sam and his company, Ice River Films, filmed and created a documentary about Chuck’s experiences on the trapline. This sparked…
Monday, 26 June 2023 09:42

Foundation hands out cash

There were smiles all around as the Roblin District Community Foundation held its annual grants evening and AGM Thursday (June 22). A total of 16 grants were awarded worth a total of $52,068. Want to know more? Check out this week’s issue.
Monday, 26 June 2023 09:43

Another record year for Parkway

The Parkway Co-op has had another good year. Twenty members gathered virtually Tuesday (June 20) for Parkway’s 77th annual general meeting, celebrating another successful year of operation.After some housekeeping items, president Sean Keeler opened the meeting with a report from the board of directors.Want to know more? Pick up this…
Monday, 19 June 2023 10:20

Rumble in Roblin held

Great weather and a great turnout – of vehicle owners and spectators alike – made for a great Rumble in Roblin Saturday afternoon. The annual vehicle show featured more than 140 entries from communities across Manitoba and Saskatchewan this year. For a look at the event, check out the picture…
Monday, 19 June 2023 10:24

Librarian turns the page

The Roblin and District Library will soon see a new face behind the checkout desk. Roblin Branch Librarian Myrtle Chase is retiring from her duties after serving 18 years in her role. Chase has always been an incredibly outgoing and friendly community member, and she was perfect in her role…
Monday, 19 June 2023 10:25

No body, just a blanket

On June 4 about 8:30 in the evening, the Roblin RCMP detachment received a call of a dead body wrapped in a blanket on the shoulder of the highway near Bield. Members quickly attended and it was just a blanket on the side of the road. Nothing was located in…
Monday, 19 June 2023 10:26

More support for Manitobans in crisis

The province is investing $2.4 million a year in a newly enhanced program to improve access to mental health assessments and crisis supports in rural and remote areas. “Stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic has increased mental health issues across Manitoba and Canada, and Manitobans in rural communities and First…
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…
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