Monthly Archives: May 2013

Early Years Wellness Fair Entertains 175 Children

Submitted by: Sharon Glasscock Great Turnout at the Early Years Wellness Fair on May 2, 2013. Over 175 children took part in the different activities. Click the picture for a larger version. Digging for dinosaurs, shooting hoops, beating on a drum, creating playdough cakes and choosing a free storybook and a bottle of bubbles. Each [...]

2013/05/06Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Theft of Quads

RCMP Local Media Release | On Saturday May 4th, 2013 at approximately 12:30pm Swan River RCMP received a report of two quads that were on a black utility trailer that were stolen. The trailer and quads were left in the parking lot of the abandoned Gateway Valley Inn, approximately 2km South of Benito, MB on [...]

2013/05/06Local Interest

Healthy Together Now Workplace Challenge – May 10, 2013

Submitted by: James Wigley | The Swan River Healthy Together Now cluster is putting on a Workplace Challenge for any Swan River businesses who would like to participate during the months of May and June. CHANCE TO WIN GREAT PRIZES Want to get active? How about getting your co-workers involved? What? Sign up for the [...]

2013/05/06Local Interest

RM of Minitonas Minutes – April 24, 2013

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Rural Municipality of Minitonas, held in Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 24th day of April 2013 A.D. at 7:30 pm. Present: Reeve McIntosh Councillors: Pacamaniuk, Klekta, Eisner & Rinsdorf CAO: Carolyn Gordon 1. E. Rinsdorf – C. Eisner RESOLVED THAT the Agenda be adopted as [...]

2013/05/06Local Interest

Service to Seniors: RBC Estate Planning – May 9, 2013

Submitted by: Beverley Leach Services to Seniors will be hosting a presentation by RBC addressing “Understanding the Role of Executor” Thurs. May 9, 2013 2 pm to 4 pm St. James Anglican Church, Swan River. The presentation addresses the role of the executor, wills, probate and power of attorney. Executor responsibility covers everything from assisting [...]

2013/05/05Local Interest

Community Members Attend Heart Healthy Presentation

Submitted by: Maureen Owens The Northwest Regional Library saw 27 community members attend the Heart & Stroke Foundation presentation “Helping You Live Well” and “My Stroke of Insight” book discussion on Thursday, May 2, 2013 Click picture for a larger version. Resources were provided and heart healthy refreshments catered by Diane Sims.

2013/05/05Local Interest

Community Band Spring Concert – May 8, 2013

Submitted by: Jayne Leadbeater Swan Valley Community Band Spring Concert Wed. 8 May 2013, 7:30 pm SVRSS Cafeteria Silver Collection Refreshments Swan Valley Community Band Since 1994

2013/05/04Local Interest

RM of Swan River Minutes – April 23, 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, April 23, 2013 at 7:15 p.m. (after the adjournment of the Financial Plan Public Hearing) Present Reeve: Lorne Henkelman Councillors: Glen Foster, Don Machan, Alex [...]

2013/05/04Local Interest

“Joy” 3rd Annual Bowsman Quilt Show – June 1, 2013

Submitted by: Wade Dale | Bowsman United Church Prayer Quilt Group Presents “JOY” 3rd Annual Quilt Show Bowsman Legion Hall June 1, 2013 10:00 am—7:00 pm $5.00 per person “To use our God given talents for the care and comfort of others!” Quilt Show Features: Quilts—Hang full out Cash Canteen Entertainment all day Mini Demo’s [...]

2013/05/04Local Interest

Baking Bannoch with Settlement Services

Submitted by: Gill McGrath | On April 29, 2013 Settlement Services held a food tasting and cooking event at St. Andrews United Church. Tonight everyone made traditional Bannoch bread to take home, as well as being able to taste a sample of it on the night. The aim of the event is for newcomers to [...]

2013/05/03Local Interest

Swan River RCMP – Child Pornography Investigation

RCMP Media Release | On May 2nd, 2013 , Swan River RCMP, with the assistance of the Manitoba RCMP Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ICE) and the Manitoba RCMP Integrated Technological Crime Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in Swan River, Manitoba. A 30-year-old male resident of Swan River was arrested and has been [...]

2013/05/03Local Interest

ESRSS 30th Anniversary Soiree Dessert – May 16, 2013

Submitted by: Mary-Louise Davis Ecole Swan River South School cordially invites you to our: Soiree Dessert Thurs. May 16, 2013 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at ESRSS Celebrate 30 years of French Immersion in Swan Valley with us! Student performances Musical Entereainment Messages from Students and Alumni Desserts and Dainties Joyeux Anniversaire!

2013/05/02Local Interest

Washout Closes Section of Highway 10

ValleyBiz Story | A washout above a culvert on Highway 10 has undermined the road causing a portion of the highway between Swan River and Minitonas to be closed. Click any picture for a larger view. The erosion under the highway is clearly visible in the pictures and the highway has begun to buckle on [...]

2013/05/02Local Interest

A Museum of Sound Benefit Concert – May 5, 2013

Submitted by: Dale Buhler A Canadian Foodgrains Bank Benefit Concert, A Museum of Sound is coming to Pine River, Sunday, May 5, 2013 3:00 PM Pine River Community Centre Admission is free – freewill offering. Take an audio/visual tour of keyboard instruments through the centuries and many countries. These historic instruments have been digitally sampled [...]

2013/05/01Local Interest