Monthly Archives: July 2012

Summer House Concert – July 10, 2012

Submitted by: Nancy McLennan Kim de LaForest & Greg Simm Perform at Nel’s Place in Minitonas Tuesday, July 10, 2010 7:30 pm Doors Open 8:00 pm Showtime Come down from the Mountain for the evening and enjoy some great music with Saskatchewan’s Kim de LaForest and Nova Scotia’s Greg Simm. These two combine multiple music [...]

2012/07/08Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – July 5, 2012

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Thursday, July 5th, 2012 for a Special Meeting in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councillors Bobick, Jacobson, Friesen, Whyte, Sakal, and Delaurier present. Public Hearing: Variation Hearing No. 4/2012 was called to order by Mayor McKenzie who advised that the purpose [...]

2012/07/08Local Interest

Town of Minitonas Minutes – July 2, 2012

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Town of Minitonas, held in the Council Chambers, Minitonas, Manitoba this 4th day of July, 2012 A.D. at 7:35 p.m. Present: Mayor Barkowski Councillors: Robb, Caruk, Bartel & Windsor CAO: Carolyn Gordon 1. J. Caruk – D. Bartel RESOLVED THAT the Agenda be adopted as presented. [...]

2012/07/08Local Interest

Games Wear Day At Northern Lights Window Cleaning

Northern Lights Window Cleaning and Carpet Care 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 [...]

2012/07/07Local Interest

Games Wear Day At Swan Health Care Plus Pharmacy

Swan Health Care Plus Pharmacy 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. [...]

2012/07/07Local Interest

59th Annual Swan Valley Credit Union Beef on Bun

ValleyBiz Story | The Credit Union was busy serving the community on Friday, July 6 at their 59th Annual Beef on a Bun. All proceeds go to the Swan Valley Food Bank, Swan Valley Health Auxiliary and SVRSS Envirothon Team. Click any picture for a larger version. Beautiful weather help to coax in a large [...]

2012/07/07Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2012 – Grandstand Events

Coming July 26, 27, 28, 29 Get ready for heart pounding, hat throwing excitement in Swan River at the Northwest Roundup Grandstand. Manitoba Pony Chuckwagon and Chariot Championships, MRCA & CCA Rodeo, Mini Chuckwagon Novelty Act, Heavy Horse Pull! Click here for a printable schedule that includes all of the events during the Swan River [...]

2012/07/07Local Interest

Games Wear Day with Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas in Benito 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 [...]

2012/07/06Local Interest

Games Wear Day At Minitonas Town/RM Office

The Town and RM of Minitonas 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 [...]

2012/07/06Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2012 – Exhibits for Everyone

Coming July 26, 27, 28, 29 Come join us “Down on the Farm” at the Swan River Northwest Roundup and experience rural life through interactive, educational displays. Our Exhibit Halls include entries in Arts & Crafts, Canning & Baking, Horticulture, Grains, Grasses and Photography. Visit our Commerical Displays for live demonstrations in Weaving and Homemade [...]

2012/07/06Local Interest

Games Wear Day At Benito Health Care Plus

Benito Health Care Plus in Benito 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 [...]

2012/07/05Local Interest

Games Wear Day at Benito Foods

Benito Foods in Benito 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 [...]

2012/07/05Local Interest

A Unique Way to Say Thank You

ValleyBiz Story | The Rinsdorf family was thrilled to discover their building had been the target of graffiti. The family (pictured left with the finished work) was not the target of an act of vandalism, but the recipients of and expression of thankfulness for their hospitality. Click a picture for a larger version. German graffiti [...]

2012/07/05Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – July 3, 2012

Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives GO Teams & Crops Knowledge Centre July 3, 2012 | Northwest Region Ample moisture and warm temperatures encouraged rapid plant growth and development across the Northwest Region. Earlier in the week, high winds and precipitation associated with a strong system resulted in some temporary lodging [...]

2012/07/05Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2012 – Serving Up Great Food

Coming July 26, 27, 28, 29 The Swan River Northwest Roundup kicks off with a night BBQ and the food doesn’t stop there. Enjoy local favorites at a community food booths: perogies, cabbage rolls, buffalo burgers & smokies. Snack on Midway treats: candy apples, cotton candy or mini donuts. Beat the heat and wet your [...]

2012/07/05Local Interest

Games Wear Day At W. F. Schneider & Son Ltd.

W.F. Schneider & Son Ltd. in Benito 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 [...]

2012/07/04Local Interest

Games Wear Day At Swan Valley Credit Union in Benito

Swan Valley Credit Union in Benito 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 [...]

2012/07/04Local Interest

RM Of Swan River Minutes – June 26, 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, June 26, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. Present: Reeve Lorne Henkelman Councillors: Glen Foster, Don Machan, Alex Haluschak, Terry Neely, Earl Hrappstead, Brian Burick GLEN FOSTER [...]

2012/07/04Local Interest

Swan Valley Stock Car Club July 1 Race Recap

Submitted by: Tanya Chernyk The Swan Valley Stock Car Club held a race on Canada Day, July 1, 2012 8 Cylinder 1st Heat 1st place- #3 George Lumax 2nd place- #42 Colin Eisner 3rd place- #89 J Tooley 2nd Heat 1st- #89 J Tooley 2nd- #3 George Lumax 3rd- #42 Colin Eisner Feature Race 1st- [...]

2012/07/04Local Interest

Final Look at the Force of the Wind

ValleyBiz Story | As cleanup continues around the Valley after last week’s storm, here’s one last look at the powerful effects of the wind. ValleyBiz photo – left Click any picture for a larger version. These pictures were taken in a yard south of Minitonas and submitted by Lyn Kublick.

2012/07/03Local Interest

Sunny Skies for Canada Day 2012

ValleyBiz Story | What a beautiful day to celebrate Canada Day 2012 with a picnic in the park! The weather was great and there was ice cream for everyone at the Legion Park in Swan River. Click any picture for a larger version. The always popular Bowsman Lions train spent the day winding along the [...]

2012/07/03Local Interest

Swan River Northwest Regional Library Poetry Night

Submitted by: Kamshi Kanavathy Poetry by candle light; the perfect ambiance to poetry straight from the heart. Melodious music, flickering candlelight, delicious drinks, warm smiles and cheery laughter formed the perfect accompaniment to the rendition of a fine selection of poetry and short stories at the North-West Regional Library on the evening of Thursday, June [...]

2012/07/01Local Interest

Canada Day Celebrations Kick Off in Minitonas

ValleyBiz Story | Many people started Canada Day in the company of neighbours and friends at the Minitonas Arena. The pancake breakfast was served up by the Town and RM of Minitonas and was one of several held across the Valley. Click any picture for a larger version. Good food and good company… …what a [...]

2012/07/01Local Interest