Monthly Archives: April 2012

Wellman Lake Bible Camp Open House – May 6, 2012

Submitted by: Beth Gust Wellman Lake Bible Camp Invites You to a Come & Go Open House Join the fun at the Swan Valley Museum: May 6, 2012 at 4-6 pm. Free admission. There will be games, food, and friends! Everyone welcome!

2012/04/30Local Interest

Music Enrichment at CBF Christian School

Submitted by: Jocelyn Beehler | Students and staff at CBFCS were blessed with musical expertise from several local, valley musicians on April 24th and 25th. Rita Thiessen (new to the valley) and Heidi Honke (Geloa) worked specifically with our JK to Gr.4 students. Martin Snell and Kendra Thiessen (new to the valley) worked with the [...]

2012/04/30Local Interest

Bridge and Road Repairs for Swan Valley

Province of Manitoba Media Release: April 27, 2012, SWAN RIVER The province will invest in more upgrades and repairs to key roads and bridges in the Swan River region this year while continuing to repair flood-damaged infrastructure, Premier Greg Selinger announced here today. “Over the last several years, our Highway Renewal Plan has produced record [...]

2012/04/29Local Interest

Temporary Suspension of Maternity Services

The Parkland Regional Health Authority advises that due to qualified physician resource shortages at the Swan Valley Health Centre there will be no maternity services available during the following time period: Effective Friday, April 27th until Friday, June 1st at 7 a.m. Patients requiring obstetrical services during this period of time will be referred to [...]

2012/04/28Local Interest

RM Of Swan River Minutes – April 24, 2012

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Rural Municipality of Swan River, held in the Council Chamber at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. Present: Reeve Lorne Henkelman Councillors: Glen Foster, Don Machan, Terry Neely, Earl Hrappstead, Brian Burick GLEN FOSTER EARL HRAPPSTEAD [...]

2012/04/27Local Interest

Compassionate Friends Here for Grieving Parents

Submitted by: Shasta Scott The Swan Valley Chapter of The Compassionate Friends held a public information session on April 19, 2012 Pictured here are: Bob Lewis – Advisory Board member, Tara Fahrenschon – Chapter Leader, Shasta Scott – Treasurer, Kathy Highmoor (back) – Advisory Board member and Erin Clouson. The Compassionate Friends is an international, [...]

2012/04/25Local Interest

Wedding Shower & Wedding Social – April 28, 2012

Submitted by: Marilyn A. Atkinson A Wedding Shower will be held for Carlie Rondeau at the Legion Room, Veterans Community Hall Saturday, April 28, 2012 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Carlie is registered at the Sears Wedding Registry A Social Evening In honor of Carlie Rondeau & Chris Delaurier will be held on Saturday April [...]

2012/04/25Local Interest

Games Wear Day at Sears

Sears in Swan River has accepted the 2012 Swan Valley Host Society challenge to support Games Wear Day of the Week by purchasing Games Wear uniforms for their staff and having their staff dress in Games Wear each Friday. Photo Courtesy: 2012 Swan Valley Host Society Click for a larger version. Games wear may be [...]

2012/04/24Local Interest

Swan Valley Cheetahs 2012 Demo Night

ValleyBiz Story | The Swan Valley Cheetahs Gymnastics held their annual demo night April 19, 2012 giving the gymnasts the opportunity to demonstrate their skills for parents, grandparents, family and friends. Click any picture for a larger version. At the Kindergym level basic skills are taught as class dynamics are learned. The display highlighted the [...]

2012/04/23Local Interest

Home Routes 2011-2012 Finale – April 27, 2012

Submitted by: Nancy McLennan The finale for the 2011-12 Home Routes house concert series will be electifying. Harley House is hosting A fiddle show beyond compare. Old Time, Métis, and Celtic fiddler, internationally known Anne Lederman (Manitoba/Toronto) is touring with young creative improvisor Emilyn Stam. Vocals Piano and more. This is going to be a [...]

2012/04/23Local Interest

Village Of Benito Minutes – April 17, 2012

A Regular Meeting of Council of the Village of Benito was called to order at 7:00 pm on Tuesday April 17, 2012 in the Village Council Chambers. Present – Mayor Meadows; Deputy Mayor Scouten; Councilor Offenberger; Councilor Zebinski; Councilor Schneider & Chief Administrative Officer – Pat Ellingson Delegation – Maintenance Report – Rick Kinaschuk, Maintenance [...]

2012/04/21Local Interest

Village Of Bowsman Minutes – April 10, 2012

Minutes of Special Council meeting held in Bowsman Council Chambers on April 10, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. Present were Mayor Leanne Hutman and Councillors Daphne Currie, Courtney Densen and Joyce Readman. Councillor Garry McFadyen was absent. CALL TO ORDER 7:30 pm ADOPTION OF AGENDA 56. Joyce Readman, Daphne Currie; RESOLVED THAT the agenda for the [...]

2012/04/21Local Interest

Village Of Bowsman Minutes – March 21, 2012

Minutes of Council meeting held in Bowsman Council Chambers on March 21, 2012 at 7:45 p.m. Present were Mayor Leanne Hutman and Councillors Daphne Currie, Joyce Readman and Courtney Densen. Councillor Garry McFadyen was absent with notice. DELEGATIONS 9:00 Stan Giles – Maintenance Report, Fire Department CALL TO ORDER ADOPTION OF AGENDA 45. Daphne Currie, [...]

2012/04/20Local Interest

Benito AbraCaDAZZLE – May 11, 2012

Submitted by: Louise Schabert Dazzling Magic Show May 11, 2012 at 7:00 pm Benito Rec Centre Doors and concession open at 6:00 pm. Benito School Parent Council Fundraiser For more information call: Benito School: 539-2466, Scott: 539-2667 or Faith: 539-2409. Advance Tickets: 12 & under $6.00 Over 12 $10.00

2012/04/19Local Interest

Concert at Trinity Lutheran Church

Submitted by: Willetta Hoffman | The Lutheran Collegiate Bible Institute from Outlook Saskatchewan presented a concert at Trinity Lutheran Church on Friday, April 13. The concert was made up of a mixture of classical and modern songs, and included a mini-miracle based on Jonah and the Whale. The audience appreciated the music and the quality [...]

2012/04/18Local Interest

Games Wear Day at Merv’s Audiotronic

Merv’s Audiotronic in Swan River has accepted the 2012 Swan Valley Host Society challenge to support Games Wear Day of the Week by purchasing Games Wear uniforms for their staff and having their staff dress in Games Wear each Friday. Photo Courtesy: 2012 Swan Valley Host Society Click for a larger version. Games wear may [...]

2012/04/17Local Interest

The Compassionate Friends – April 19, 2012

Submitted by: Shasta Scott Have You or Someone You Know Suffered the Unimaginable – the Death of a Child? There is a non-profit organization ready to help during the natural grieving process: The Compassionate Friends Public Awareness and Information Meeting April 19, 2012 at 7:30 pm Harley House 512 – 2nd Street North Bereaved Families; [...]

2012/04/16Local Interest

Swan River Food Processing Centre Grand Opening

Province of Manitoba Media Release April 12, 2012 | A new food-processing centre is part of a one‑year pilot project that will provide entrepreneurs from northern communities with the opportunity to test and develop food products for commercial markets, Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced at the opening of the facility here [...]

2012/04/15Local Interest

RM Of Minitonas Minutes – April 10, 2012

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Rural Municipality of Minitonas, held in Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 10th day of April, 2012 A.D. at 8:00 am. Present: Reeve McIntosh, Councillors: Pacamaniuk, Klekta, Eisner & Rinsdorf CAO: Carolyn Gordon Delegations: 10:00 am J. Caruk – Minitonas Town Council re: Wood Chipper 1. [...]

2012/04/15Local Interest

Town Of Minitonas Minutes – April 4, 2012

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Town of Minitonas, held in the Council Chambers, Minitonas, Manitoba this 4th day of April, 2012 A.D. at 7:00 p.m. Present: Mayor Barkowski Councillors: Robb, Caruk, Bartel & Windsor CAO: Carolyn Gordon 1. J. Caruk – S. Windsor RESOLVED THAT the Agenda be adopted as presented. [...]

2012/04/14Local Interest

RM Of Minitonas Minutes – March 28, 2012

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Rural Municipality of Minitonas, held in Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 28th day of March, 2012 A.D. at 8:15pm. Present: Reeve McIntosh, Councillors: Pacamaniuk, Klekta, Eisner & Rinsdorf Assistant CAO: Kasey Chartrand Additions to the Agenda: 3.6 Grader Operator Position 3.7 Public Works Position Additional [...]

2012/04/13Local Interest

Town Of Swan River Minutes – April 3rd, 2012

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councillors Bobick, Jacobson, and Friesen, Whyte and Delaurier present. Absent was, Councillor Sakal. Conditional Use Hearing and Variation Hearing: Conditional Use Hearing and the Variation Hearing were called [...]

2012/04/13Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Robbery

RCMP Media Release | On April 10, 2012, at about 7:30 p.m. the Swan River RCMP responded to a complaint of a Robbery that had just occurred on 4th Avenue south, near Main Street, in Swan River Manitoba. Investigation indicated that an adult male had been assaulted by two unidentified males who then made off [...]

2012/04/12Local Interest

Hillsview Hike – No One Story

Submitted by: Lana Edmunds Nearly 90 people were involved with the Hillsview Hike on a windy Monday April 9, 2012. Nearly 90 different stories unfolded as the day progressed. Pictures submitted by Courtney Densen, Lloyd Gilchrist and Gale Wagner. Click any picture for a larger version. To Kathy Highmoor, the day signified a coming together [...]

2012/04/12Local Interest

RM Of Swan River Minutes – April 10, 2012

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Rural Municipality of Swan River, held in the Council Chamber at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. Present: Reeve Lorne Henkelman Councillors: Glen Foster, Don Machan, Terry Neely, Earl Hrappstead, Brian Burick TERRY NEELY DON MACHAN [...]

2012/04/11Local Interest

Concert at Trinity Luthern Church – April 13, 2012

Submitted by: Willetta Hoffman The Lutheran Collegiate Bible Institute Concert Choir of Outlook, Saskatchewan will be presenting a concert: Trinity Lutheran Church, Swan River, Manitoba Friday, April 13, 2012 7:30 p.m. Come out and hear this award winning choir. All welcome!

2012/04/09Local Interest

Chamber of Commerce 2012 Annual General Meeting

Submitted by Wayne Grier | The Swan Valley Chamber of Commerce held their Annual General Meeting April 4, 2012. It was a great evening with approximately 50 people in attendance, highlighted by Guest Speaker Kathy Fisher and her presentation on Leadership! It was a profound message, one that every Valley resident would have had a [...]

2012/04/07Local Interest

Village Of Benito Minutes – March 29, 2012

A Regular Meeting of Council of the Village of Benito was called to order at 7:00 pm on Thursday March 29, 2012 in the Village Council Chambers. Present – Deputy Mayor Scouten; Councilor Offenberger; Councilor Zebinski Chief Administrative Officer – Pat Ellingson Absent with permission – Councilor Schneider & Mayor Meadows Deputy Mayor Scouten called [...]

2012/04/06Local Interest

Minister names new PRHA Board members

Dauphin- Manitoba Health Minister Theresa Oswald has appointed new members to the Board of Directors of the Parkland Regional Health Authority (PRHA). New appointments include Coenraad Fourie of Grandview, Diane Ironstand of Shortdale, and Gwynn Ketel of Pine River. Two previous members have been reappointed for a second, three-year term. They include Monica Black (Bowsman) [...]

2012/04/05Local Interest

Hillsview Hike

Hillsview Hike Submitted by: Kathy Highmoor “One more step along the world I go” – Sydney Carter On Easter Monday, April 9, 2007, I laced up my runners, walked out our lane and proceeded to walk the country block (4 miles) This was the first day of what was to be a 90-day Sabbtical. One [...]

2012/04/04Local Interest

Local Stakeholders Discuss Medical Services

Swan Valley RISE Media Release: March 30, 2012 Stakeholders from the Swan Valley recently met to discuss local efforts to improve access to medical services within the Valley. The initial meeting took place on March 15, 2012 with representatives from the Swan Valley Health Facilities Foundation, Swan Valley (G7) Medical Services Committee, Parkland Regional Health [...]

2012/04/03Local Interest

Maternity Services Remain Closed

NOTICE OF TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF OBSTETRICAL (MATERNITY) SERVICES AT SWAN VALLEY HEALTH CENTRE Attention Swan River Valley area residents: The Parkland Regional Health Authority advises that due to qualified physician resource shortages at the Swan Valley Health Centre there will be no maternity services available during the following time period: Tuesday, April 3rd at 7 [...]

2012/04/03Local Interest

Thunder Hill Ski Club Raising the Bar

ValleyBiz Story | With the snow gone and signs of spring popping up, skiing and snowboarding may be the furthest thing from your mind, but not so for the dedicated members of the Thunder Hill Ski Club. Pictures courtesy Thunder Hill Ski Club As one of only a handful of non-profit ski hills in Canada, [...]

2012/04/02Local Interest

Important Internet Information

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2012/04/01Local Interest