Monthly Archives: January 2013

Town of Swan River Minutes – January 15, 2013

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Couillors Bobick, Jacobson, Friesen, Whyte, Delaurier and Sakal present. Public Hearing: Re-Zoning By-Law Amendment Public Hearing was called to order by Mayor McKenzie who advised that the purpose [...]

2013/01/31Local Interest

Local Demonstration for Global Day of Action

ValleyBiz Story | On January 28, 2013, Sapotaweyak Cree Nation organized a rally in Swan River in support of the Idle No More Global Day of Action. Click any picture for a larger version. After gathering at the Friendship Centre, the march began with a round dance in the intersection of Highway 10N and Highway [...]

2013/01/30Local Interest

Hillsview Has Talent – February 3, 2013

Submitted by: Wade Dale “Called to Wisdom” Hillsview Pastoral Charge Bowsman United Church and Knox United Church will be holding a Joint Service on February 3, 2013 Bowsman Legion Hall Service starts at 10:30 a.m. Followed by a Pot Luck Lunch at 12:00 p.m. “Hillsview Has Talent” Starts at 1:00 p.m. Come enjoy the talents [...]

2013/01/29Local Interest

An Amazing Night in Support of Bam Jam Camp

Submitted by: Donna Burghart | A benefit concert was held in Bowsman on January 26, 2013 with proceeds going to BAM Jam Camp 2013. What an AMAZING Night!!! The concert was a great success. Father/ Son duo Des & Desi Lagace gave the crowd an impressive performance. Click any picture for a larger version. Tayler [...]

2013/01/28Local Interest

RM of Swan River Minutes – January 22, 2013

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, January 22, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. Present Councillors: Glen Foster, Don Machan, Alex Haluschak Terry Neely, Brian Burick Absent: Lorne Henkelman, Earl Hrappstead ALEX HALUSCHAK [...]

2013/01/27Local Interest

Richardson Rec & Wellness Centre Coming Together

ValleyBiz Story | ValleyBiz attended a tour of the Richardson Recreation and Wellness Centre with Premier Greg Selinger Thursday, January 17, 2013. With work continuing inside, it was a good opportunity to see the progress first hand. Pictured above, Premier Greg Selinger and Town of Swan River Mayor Glen McKenzie Click any picture for a [...]

2013/01/25Local Interest

RM of Minitonas Minutes – January 9, 2013

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Rural Municipality of Minitonas, held in Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 9th day of January, 2013 A.D. at 8:00 am. Present: Reeve McIntosh, Councillors: Pacamaniuk, Klekta, Rinsdorf & Eisner CAO: Carolyn Gordon Additions to Agenda: 3.7 Hometown Green Team – Summer Student Application Additional Correspondence: [...]

2013/01/24Local Interest

RCMP Receive a Complaint of a Sexual Assault

On January 21, 2013, the Winnipegosis RCMP received a complaint of a sexual assault that occurred on the Pine Creek First Nation. Investigation indicates that a 15-year-old boy had been sexually assaulted by an unknown male during the late afternoon of January 21, 2013. The boy advised police that while he was walking home, an [...]

2013/01/23Local Interest

Air Cadets Military Mess Dinner – Postponed

Submitted by: Irene Hartwig | This event has been Postponed. Please check back for new date. An evening of ceremony and tradition is taking place as the Swan Valley Air Cadet Squadron 519 host a Military Mess Dinner. This is a Formal Dinner (Jacket and Tie) that is open to the public. Proceeds from this [...]

2013/01/22Local Interest

Swan River RCMP: Rough Country Sports Snowmobile Theft

On the 19th of January 2013 the Swan River RCMP received a complaint of a theft from Rough Country Sports in Swan River Manitoba. The complainant advised that their compound was broken into overnight and 4 snowmobiles were stolen. Three (3) of them were 2013 Polaris Switchback Assault 800′s, and one (1) was a Polaris [...]

2013/01/21Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Collision with Semi Truck

RCMP Media Release | On January 17, 2013 at about 10:45 pm the Swan River RCMP, Parkland EMS and the Swan River Fire Dept were dispatched to a 2 vehicle motor vehicle collision on Hwy # 83 near Kenville, Manitoba. A semi truck was traveling northbound on Highway 83 just north of Kenville when a [...]

2013/01/20Local Interest

Main St. Building Damaged in Car Accident

Swan River RCMP received a call advising that a vehicle had driven into the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) office. Swan River RCMP, the Swan River Fire Department and Parkland EMS attended. Investigation reveals that a 2006 Buick Lucerne was leaving a parking space in front of Whites Drug store making a left hand turn [...]

2013/01/19Local Interest

Village Of Benito Minutes – January 15, 2013

A Regular Meeting of Council of the Village of Benito was called to order at 7:00 pm on Tuesday January 15, 2013 in the Village Council Chambers. Present – Mayor Meadows, Deputy Mayor Scouten; Councilor Offenberger; Councilor Zebinski; Councilor Schneider Chief Administrative Officer – Pat Ellingson Mayor Meadows called the meeting to order at 7:00 [...]

2013/01/18Local Interest

Des Lagace & Friends Benefit Concert – January 26, 2013

Submitted by: Donna Burghart Des Lagace & Friends Benefit Concert Saturday January 26, 2013 7:00 pm Bowsman Legion Hall Silent Auction, 50/50 Tickets $10 each (12 and under $5) Tickets available at Freedom Sound, 114 – 6th Avenue South, Swan River or Contact: Donna Burghart 204-238-4219 All Proceeds benefit BAM Jam Camp 2013

2013/01/16Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Report – December 2012

Swan River RCMP Monthly Report | December 2012 Swan River RCMP investigated 244 incidents in the Swan River Valley during the month of December 2012. Persons, property and criminal code offences in the Town of Swan River were at normal levels. Town of Swan River Detailed Statistics: Assaults 12 B&E Business 0 B&E Res & [...]

2013/01/16Local Interest

Finance Minister Consultation – January 28, 2013

FINANCE MINISTER HOSTS PRE-BUDGET CONSULTATIONS – – – Public Meetings give Manitobans Opportunity to Voice Priorities: Struthers The Government of Manitoba will be launching its pre-budget consultation meetings in the coming weeks, allowing all Manitobans the chance to have their voices heard as the government works toward announcing the 2013 budget this spring, Finance Minister [...]

2013/01/15Local Interest

Fields of Jubilee Havest Celebration – January 27, 2013

Submitted by: Dale Buhler | Harvest Celebration Service Sunday, January 27, 2013 7:00 p.m. Knox United Church Minitonas, MB Harold Penner (MB Coordinator) will give a report Local Representatives will talk about the Swan Valley Project Refreshments to follow For more information contact Dale Buhler 204-734-3512

2013/01/13Local Interest

Weather Related Accidents in the Swan Valley

Swan River RCMP reported two accidents in the Swan Valley related to poor weather conditions on January 11, 2013. A vehicle was reported in the ditch near Cowan at about 1:30 am and a semi with 2 trailers ended up in the ditch about 35 miles north of Swan River on Highway #10. Neither accident [...]

2013/01/11Local Interest

National Non-Smoking Week – January 20-26, 2013

Prairie Mountain Health Public Service Announcement Live, Work, Play … Even Better Smoke-Free January 20-26, 2013 Prairie Mountain Health is encouraging all smokers to consider making a quit attempt during NNSW. Your health care professional is an excellent source of information; don’t hesitate to ask them for advice and support in your quitting journey. For [...]

2013/01/10Local Interest

RM of Swan River Minutes – January 8, 2013

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, January 8, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. Present: Reeve Lorne Henkelman Councillors: Glen Foster, Don Machan, Alex Haluschak Terry Neely, Earl Hrappstead, Brian Burick ALEX HALUSCHAK [...]

2013/01/09Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – December 31, 2012

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF MOUNTAIN HELD MONDAY, DECEMBER 31ST , 2012 IN THE R.M. OF MOUNTAIN COUNCIL CHAMBERS IN BIRCH RIVER, MANITOBA. Members Present: Reeve: Robert Hanson Councillors: 1 – Debbie Soloway 2 – Stephen Nadolney 3 – Dane Guignion 4 – Nelson Rusk 5 – Wayne Stockford [...]

2013/01/07Local Interest

Town Of Swan River Minutes – January 2nd, 2013

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councillors Bobick, Jacobson, Friesen, Whyte, Delaurier and Sakal present. Minutes: 1. RESOLVED that the Agenda for the January 2nd, 2013 regular meeting of Council be received. Carried: 2. [...]

2013/01/05Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – December 12, 2012

The Rural Municipality of Mountain MINUTES OF THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF MOUNTAIN HELD WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12TH , 2012 IN THE R.M. OF MOUNTAIN COUNCIL CHAMBERS IN BIRCH RIVER, MANITOBA. Members Present: Reeve: Robert Hanson Councillors: 1 – Debbie Soloway 2 – Stephen Nadolney 3 – Dane Guignion 4 – Nelson [...]

2013/01/03Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Fire Near Cowan

RCMP Media Release | On December 26, 2012 at about 8:30 a.m., Swan River RCMP, Pine River Fire Department, and the Swan River Ambulance Service were dispatched via a 911 transfer call to a structure fire in the RM of Mountain, near the village of Cowan, Manitoba. The dispatch came in that a garage / [...]

2013/01/01Local Interest