The Westman Border Fastball Museum held its Kicking up the Dirt Fastball Reunion Weekend at Asessippi Beach and Campground June 17 to 19.
Friday night opened with a ladies fastball game between the Inglis Ladies Nightmares and the Roblin Angels. Roblin won the game which entertained a crowd of approximately 200 people.
With fuel prices at an all time high and a focus on creating a greener environment, people are starting to make a shift towards using electric vehicles (EV).
Former Roblinite, Todd Maliteare, saw an opportunity in the making to be a part of the EV industry in B.C. He’s been in it for quite some time and knows that the change is well underway. His company, CanEv, is located in Parksville, BC, and just recently, Maliteare appeared in a podcast along side well-renowned Canadian scientist, David Suzuki, to weigh in on EVs and their usage in Canada.
Finding suitable workwear for women can be a real challenge that leaves most to rely on wearing work clothing designed for men.
Two women, with family ties to Dropmore, decided it was long overdue to have a women’s workwear line available, so they have started their own company, Rolling D Workwear.
The concept was in honour of family matriarch, Elaine Digby, and the name, Rolling D, was based on the family farm in Dropmore.
The Parkway Co-op held its annual general meeting via Zoom – and at under a half an hour in length it zoomed right along – Wednesday, with 14 people participating on line. The co-op had another good year, realizing record sales of $61 million and achieving $22 million in member equity.
The Parkway also paid off its loan to build the Roblin Food Store, more than four years ahead of schedule.
When it comes to Indigenous arts and handiwork, local Métis Elder Yvette Bouvier has spent a good portion of her life dedicated to her passion for it.
There weren’t a lot of resources available to learn from when she began so Bouvier developed techniques on her own.
A Roblin teacher has been honoured by Volleyball Manitoba with the 2002 Mary Jean England Development Coach of the Year award.
Josh Braaksma, who teaches at Goose Lake High and coaches several sports, was recognized for taking the 14U Predators club volleyball team to a silver medal at the provincial championships.
The Manitoba government has approved Manitoba’s first potash development, allowing the Potash and Agri-Development Corporation of Manitoba (PADCOM) to start extraction and production near Russell.
The announcement was made June 14 by Premier Heather Stefanson at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada conference in Toronto.
Emotions were running high as the members of the Grade 10 Indigenous Studies class at Goose Lake High held the official opening Friday morning of their Reconcilation Park.
Members of the class and their teacher Brenda Neuhofer were joined by First Nation and Métis Elders; their fellow students and teachers; representatives of the San Clara/Boggy Creek and Roblin Manitoba Métis Federation locals, the Municipality of Roblin, and Mountain View School Division (MVSD); and members of the general public who came out to celebrate the occasion.