Monthly Archives: January 2014

Stampeders Novice Black Celebrate Fundraising Success

Submitted by: Angela Mullin On Saturday, January 18, 2014 the Swan Valley Stampeders Novice Black team held a fundraising bottle drive. The kids, who are 7-9 yrs old were raising money to pay for their team jackets. Click picture for a larger version. It was pretty cold but we had a great time & raised [...]

2014/01/31Local Interest

Town of Minitonas – January 15, 2014

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Town of Minitonas, held in the Council Chambers, Minitonas, Manitoba this 15th day of January, 2014 A.D. at 7:00 p.m. Present: Mayor Barkowski Councillors: Bartel & Caruk CAO: Carolyn Gordon Absent With Notice: Councillor Windsor Delegations: 7:30 pm K. Sims re: Request for Letter of Support [...]

2014/01/30Local Interest

Over 40 Attend Alzheimer/Dementia Presentation

Submitted by: Beverley Leach Over forty participants attended the Alzheimer / Dementia presentation at St. James Anglican Church hosted by Service to Seniors on Thursday, January 23, 2014. Click any picture for a larger version. The very informative presentation by Laurie Church, Parkland Regional Coordinator of the Alzheimer’s Society of Manitoba, was very much appreciated [...]

2014/01/29Local Interest

New Doctor Set to Arrive in Swan River in March 2014

ValleyBiz Story | Prairie Mountain Health has confirmed that a new physician will be establishing a medical practice in Swan River. Dr. Seyed Sarsari is in the final stages of completing his requirements within the International Medical Graduate (IMG) Assessment Program in order to obtain his conditional license from the Manitoba College of Physicians and [...]

2014/01/28Local Interest

Musicians Lend a Tune to Raise Funds For BAM Program

Submitted by: Donna Burghart On Sat. January 25, 2014 the Bowsman Legion hall was filled with some great tunes to raise funds for the Bowsman School BAM fiddle & guitar program. Maclyn Burghart (left) showcased her skills on the mandolin.Click any picture for a larger version. Three generations of Lagace’s entertained the crowd with their [...]

2014/01/27Local Interest

RM of Minitonas Minutes – January 8, 2014

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Rural Municipality of Minitonas, held in Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 8th day of January, 2014 A.D. at 8:00 am. Present: Deputy Reeve, C. Eisner Councillors: Pacamaniuk & Klekta CAO: Carolyn Gordon Present By Electronic Communications: Reeve, M. McIntosh Absent With Notice: Councillor, E. Rinsdorf [...]

2014/01/25Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – January 7, 2014

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councillors Bobick, Jacobson, Friesen, Whyte, and Sakal present. Councillor Delaurier was absent. Minutes: 1. RESOLVED that the minutes of the December 17th, 2013 regular meeting of Council be [...]

2014/01/25Local Interest

Lions Journey For Sight Rides Through Swan River

Submitted by: Corey Hurren On Thursday night, January 16, 2014 is when 19 snowmobile riders and their support drivers came into Swan River as part of the trail of the Lion’s “Journey for Sight”. Pictured above JFS Committee Chair Ian Mullin (centre) with his father John Mullin (left) and brother David Mullin (right). All three [...]

2014/01/23Local Interest

Service to Seniors Alzheimer Presentation – Jan. 23, 2014

Submitted by: Beverley Leach Service to Seniors invites everyone to a presentation from the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, Dementia: Let’s Face It. Thurs. January 23, 2014 St. James Anglican Church 2 to 4 p.m. Get the facts! Know for Sure. Become a Resilient Caregiver Refreshments will be served.

2014/01/22Local Interest

Warm Soup & Warm Company at United Church Lunch

Submitted by: Jayne Leadbeater The “Soup & Bun Lunch,” held Friday, 17 January 2014 by the Swan River St. Andrew’s United Church, at the Veterans Hall, was well attended. The patrons joined the event at a steady pace for the 2.5 hours it was held. Click any picture for a larger version. The crowd enjoyed [...]

2014/01/21Local Interest

Golden Gals Provincial Bonspiel – Feb. 2-5, 2014

Submitted by: Sylvia Hnatiuk | Swan River Ladies Curling Club is pleased to host the 31st annual Golden Gals Provincial Bonspiel. February 2-5, 2014 Swan River Curling Rink Local Golden Gals Participating!! Spectators Welcome! This organization was formed in 1983 to set up a Manitoba Playdown competition for women 60+ who still enjoy the competitive [...]

2014/01/19Local Interest

RM of Swan River – January 14, 2014

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 14, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. Present Reeve Lorne Henkelman Councillors: Glen Foster, Don Machan, Alex Haluschak Terry Neely, Brian Burick Absent: Earl Hrappstead ALEX [...]

2014/01/18Local Interest

Stampeders Novice Black Bottle Drive – January 18, 2014

Submitted by: Angela Mullin | The Swan Valley Stampeders Novice Black team is having a fundraising bottle drive: Sat. January 18, 2014 10 am- Noon The kids, who are 7-9 yrs old are raising money to pay for their team jackets. We are asking anyone with bottles they would like to donate to our team [...]

2014/01/17Local Interest

Old Time Benefit Concert – January 25, 2014

Submitted by: Donna Burghart | Old Time Benefit Concert Bowsman Legion Hall Sat. January 25, 2014 7:00 pm Tickets $10.00 Adults $5.00 16 & Under The benefit concert is held for the BAM fiddle and guitar program from Bowsman School. Each year instructor Desmond Lagace puts together this concert with the help of local artists. [...]

2014/01/16Local Interest

RM of Swan River Minutes – December 17, 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, December 17, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Present Reeve: Lorne Henkelman Councillors: Glen Foster, Don Machan, Alex Haluschak Terry Neely, Earl Hrappstead, Brian Burick BRIAN BURICK [...]

2014/01/14Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – December 17, 2013

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers. Mayor McKenzie presiding, Councillors Bobick, Friesen, Jacobson, Delaurier, Sakal and Whyte present. 1. RESOLVED that the Agenda for the December 17th, 2013 regular meeting of Council be received. Carried: 2. RESOLVED that the [...]

2014/01/12Local Interest

Youth Charged with Assault with a Weapon

Swan River RCMP Report | At about 10 pm, January 7, 2014 Parkland EMS and Swan River RCMP were dispatched to a residence in Indian Birch Indian Reserve / Wuskwi Sipihk Cree Nation, MB regarding an Assault. A 20 year old male from Wuskwi Sipihk Cree Nation had been involved in an altercation, and had [...]

2014/01/09Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Report – December 2013

Swan River RCMP Monthly Report December 2013 Town of Swan River: In the month of December, 2013 Police investigated 217 incidents. Criminal Code were well below normal levels while property offenses were also below normal levels. Persons crimes were normal levels for this month. Persons crimes had nine common Assaults, One Sexual assault and five [...]

2014/01/09Local Interest

Soup & Bun Lunch – January 17, 2013

Submitted by: Jayne Leadbeater | St. Andrews United Church Soup & Bun Lunch Swan River Veterans Hall Fri. January 17, 2014 11:00 am to 1:30 pm $6 per person 12 and under $4 5 and under free

2014/01/06Local Interest

RM of Minitonas Minutes – December 18, 2013

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Rural Municipality of Minitonas, held in Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 18th day of December, 2013 A.D. at 7:00 pm. Present: Reeve McIntosh Councillors: Pacamaniuk, Klekta, Eisner & Rinsdorf CAO: Carolyn Gordon 1. W. Pacamaniuk – D. Klekta RESOLVED THAT the Agenda be adopted as [...]

2014/01/05Local Interest

Woman Charged Pine Creek First Nation Homicide

RCMP Media Release | On the evening of December 29, 2013, Winnipegosis RCMP were dispatched to a domestic dispute in Pine Creek First Nation, Manitoba, where a male was found to be fatally injured. The victim has been identified as 29-year-old Scott Larry NEPINAK of Pine Creek First Nation, Manitoba. On December 30, 2013, an [...]

2014/01/02Local Interest

Town of Minitonas Minutes – December 20, 2013

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Town of Minitonas, held in the Council Chambers, Minitonas, Manitoba this 20th day of December, 2013 A.D. at 8:00 p.m. Present: Mayor, Barkowski Councillors: Bartel, Windsor & Caruk CAO: Carolyn Gordon 1. S. Windsor – D. Bartel RESOLVED THAT the Agenda be adopted as presented. Carried. [...]

2014/01/01Local Interest