Monthly Archives: June 2017

Durban Hall 87th Anniversary Dance

Submitted by: Edgar Yacyshyn | In the year 1930, 87 years ago the town of Durban, with a lot of community and valley supporters decided to build a community hall. Click any picture for a larger version. With volunteers back then and now the hall is still active with dances, suppers, and lot of special [...]

2017/06/07Local Interest

Fun Run Participants Explore Swan River Routes

Submitted by: Keith Immerkar | On Sunday June 4, 2017 78 participants took part in the Swan River Fun Run in 4 different distance events. There was a 1K run around Legion Park for the Pre school kids. Click any picture for a larger version. This was followed by the 5, 10 and 21k events [...]

2017/06/06Local Interest

Over $47,000 Raised at Swan River Relay for Life

Submitted by: Charlene Rooks | Well, another Relay for Life is in the books! The weather on June 2, 2017 cooperated, track conditions were great and everyone seemed to have had lots of fun! Click any pictures for a larger version. The evening at the fairgrounds was jammed pack with some speeches, personal stories, and [...]

2017/06/06Local Interest

Elder Abuse Educational Presentation – June 15, 2017

Submitted by: Bev Leach | What’s Age Got To Do With It? Educational Presentation Thurs. June 15, 2017 2:00 pm Northwest Regional Library Hosted by Services to Seniors in recognition of World Elder Abuse Day. Staff from the Swan Valley Crisis Centre will show the video, “What’s Age Got To Do With It?” Following the [...]

2017/06/06Local Interest

Enthusiastic Attendance at Taylor School Fun Fest

Submitted by: Robin Warner | Taylor School would like to say a big “Thank You” to the community who supported another very successful Fun Fest on Friday, June 2, 2017. Click any picture for a larger version. The students had a great time and we are now that much closer to funding a new playground [...]

2017/06/05Local Interest

Jazzmanian Devils Earn Gold at Regina Springfest

Submitted by: Mark Matejka | After many rehearsals, the 12-member Minitonas Middle Years School (MMYS) Jazz Combo, The Jazzmanian Devils, under the direction of Mr. Matejka arrived at the 38th Annual Regina Springfest Band Festival (May 25-26, 2017). Click any picture for a larger version. We were one of about 50 registered groups that performed [...]

2017/06/05Local Interest

National Aboriginal Day Celebration – June 21, 2017

Submitted by: Tanya Powell | National Aboriginal Day Celebration Wed. June 21, 2017 Elbert Chartrand Friendship Centre Sunrise Ceremony 6:00 am FREE Pancake Breakfast 7:00 am – 9:00 am Celebration 11:00 am – 6:00 pm Featuring Fiddling – Square Dancers – Traditional Dancers – Local Talent FREE Stew and Bannock Canteen on Site FREE ADMISSION [...]

2017/06/04Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – May 10, 2017

Minutes of the Regular Council Meeting of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 in the R.M. of Mountain Council Chambers in Birch River, Manitoba. Members Present: Reeve: Marvin Kovachik Councillors: 1 – Wilmer Malcolm 2 3 – Nestor Rizok 4 – Connie Forbes 5 – Jesse Larocque 6 – Brad Wyatt [...]

2017/06/03Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – May 29, 2017

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture May 29, 2017 | Northwest Region Temperatures were cool through the week however seeding progressed for most of the region until rain mid-week halted operations. Rainfall amounts varied from 15 to 25 mm throughout the region; The Pas area received over 35 mm. Soil moisture is generally [...]

2017/06/03Local Interest

4H Beef Show and Sale Returns to Ag Grounds

Submitted by: Angela Mullin | The Swan Valley 4H Beef Show & Sale was held on May 27th at the Swan Valley Agriculture Grounds. This is the 1st show there since 1979, and it was an overwhelming success. We have members from 6 – 21 years old. Click any picture for a larger version. There [...]

2017/06/02Local Interest

Riverview Condos and Suites Celebrates Grand Opening

Submitted by: Maxine Larway | Close to 150 people came out on Friday, May 26, 2017 for the official grand opening of RiverViews Condos and Suites and Fundraiser with proceeds going to the Swan Valley Historical Museum. Pictured above: Mayor Glen McKenzie cutting the ribbon, with owners Brian Vandepoele, Scott and Maxine Larway, Marilyn and [...]

2017/06/01Local Interest