Monthly Archives: July 2019

Great Turnout for Benito Child Care Centre BBQ

Submitted by: Kendal Stechyshyn | Despite a cooler day the Benito Child Care Centre had a great turn out for their BBQ fundraiser July 19, 2019. The parents, kids and staff would like to thank all those who came out to support, the volunteers and our sponsors. Thank you to Key Chev for hosting the [...]

2019/07/22Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – June 26, 2019

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 in the R.M. of Mountain Council Chambers in Birch River, Manitoba. Members Present: Reeve: Robert Hanson Councillors: Stephen Nadolney, Nestor Rizok, Connie Forbes, Arnie Pedersen and Brad Wyatt. Councillor Malcolm was absent. CAO Paige Larocque was present [...]

2019/07/21Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – July 16, 2019

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture July 16, 2019 | Northwest Region Generally good growing conditions in the Northwest region last week and crops progressing normally. Daytime temperatures hovered around 30°C and there were widespread rain showers. Rainfall amounts ranged from ~38 mm in the Dauphin/Ste. Rose/Laurier area; Roblin 4 to 13 mm; [...]

2019/07/19Local Interest

Sapotaweyak Petro-Canada Grand Opening – July 25, 2019

Submitted by: Sapotaweyak Petro Canada Sapotaweyak Petro Canada Gas Bar and Convenience Store Grand Opening July 25, 2019 Ribbon Cutting 12 Noon Lunch to follow at the Elbert Chartrand Friendship Centre At your service, where we put all our customers first. Proudly serving the Swan River Valley.

2019/07/17Local Interest

Garden Walk – July 22, 2019

Submitted by: Ellen Little | Garden Walk July 22, 2019 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm $5.00 This is a self directed tour. Map available. Refreshments * Raffle Sponsored by the Swan River Ladies Golf Club Enjoy a pleasant walk with friends while having an opportunity to view some of the beautiful gardens in the Kenville [...]

2019/07/17Local Interest

Benito Child Care Centre BBQ Fundraiser – July 19, 2019

Submitted by: Kendal Stechyshyn Benito Child Care Centre BBQ Fundraiser July 19, 2019 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Swan River Key Chevrolet Hamburger, Chips and Drink $5.00 Pre-Orders can be set to bccckids@gmail.com (deadline 2:00 pm July 18)

2019/07/17Local Interest

Renwer Fishers Siding Country School Picnic – July 21, 2019

Submitted by: Debbie Soloway | Renwer Fishers Siding Country School Old Fashion Picnic Sunday July 21, 2019 Visiting / Games 4:00 pm Potluck Supper 6:00 pm Burgers/Hotdogs provided Bring salad or dessert Everyone is invited to come to Renwer starting at 4:00 pm to visit with friends and reminisce about the good old days. There [...]

2019/07/16Local Interest

Elks & Royal Purple Donate to Benito Skate Park

Submitted Photo The Swan River Elks & Royal Purple made a donation in the amount of $2,000.00 to the Benito Skate Park. The cheque was presented on July 11,2019 by Exalted Ruler Malcolm Shaw Benito Skate Park President, Tracy Kerr.

2019/07/16Local Interest

Rodeo Pancake Breakfasts – July 26, 27, 28, 2019

Submitted by: Barry Stephen | Bowsman Curling Club Rodeo Pancake Breakfasts Adults $6.00 12 and under $3.00 We’ve Moved … Enjoy the same great pancakes and the same great sausages Friday July 26, 2019 8:00 am till 9:30 am Formo Motors Saturday July 27, 2019 Sunday July 28, 2019 7:00 am till 10:00 am Veterans [...]

2019/07/15Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – June 11, 2019

Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba this 11th day of June 2019 at 7:10 pm. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha Glen Foster Bill Gade Matt Wills Darryl Pierrepont Tyler Kushniryk Interim-Acting CAO: Cheryle Zbirun [...]

2019/07/14Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – July 9, 2019

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture July 9, 2019 | Northwest Region Generally, good growing conditions continued in the Northwest region last week. Daytime temperatures were close to 30°C, and welcome rain showers fell through most of the region. Rainfall amounts ranged from 9 mm in the Dauphin/Ste. Rose area; Bowsman area 36-75mm; [...]

2019/07/14Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – May 28, 2019

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chamber at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba this 28th day of May, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Present Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha Glen Foster Bill Gade Matt Wills Darryl Pierrepont Tyler Kushniryk Interim-Acting [...]

2019/07/14Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – June 4, 2019

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding and Councillors Wintoniw, Delaurier, Friesen, Moriaux, and Gray present. Councillor Whyte is absent with permission. 1. Call meeting to order 2. Adoption of the Agenda Resolution No: 2019.148 Moved [...]

2019/07/13Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – May 14, 2019

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chamber at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 at 7:03 p.m. Present Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha Glen Foster Bill Gade Matt Wills Darryl Pierrepont Tyler Kushniryk Interim-Acting CAO: [...]

2019/07/13Local Interest

Durban Demo Derby – August 10, 2019

Submitted by: Edgar Yacyshyn | Durban Demo Derby August 10, 2019 1:00 pm Start 3 heats Grand Challenge Mechanics Consolation Powder Puff All demo cars register with a fee of $100 All demo cars on grounds by 12:30 pm Admission Fee $8.00 Children under 10 free Driver and mechanic no charge Concession booth on grounds [...]

2019/07/12Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2019 – July 25, 26, 27, 28

NWR2019ScheduleThe Northwest Roundup and Exhibition in Swan River is packed with fun for the entire family. With Concerts and Live Entertainment, Exhibits and Demonstrations, Grandstand Events, Select Shows Midway and plenty to Eat and Drink, there is something for everybody to enjoy. Thursday – Free Grounds Admission Grandstand – $10 Admission – Chariot & Chuckwagon [...]

2019/07/10Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2019 – Serving Up Great Food

July 25, 26, 27, 28 The Swan River Northwest Roundup kicks off with opening 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 whistle [...]

2019/07/10Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2019 – Entertainment Schedule

July 25, 26, 27, 28 The entertainment lineup for the Swan River Northwest Roundup and Exhibition includes Dances with Live Music on Friday and Saturday Night along with a Fiddlers Contest and Talent Stage. Dance: Pure Country (Ken Thompson & Brittany Moore) Veterans Community Hall Friday, July 26, 2019 at 9:00 pm Tickets $15 at [...]

2019/07/10Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2019 – Grandstand Events

July 25, 26, 27, 28 Get ready for heart pounding, hat throwing excitement in Swan River at the Northwest Roundup Grandstand. MPCCA & EPCCA Chuckwagon & Chariot Races, MRCA & CCA Rodeo, and Heavy Horse Pull! Our Big Screen Display gets you up close and personal with all the grandstand action! Don’t miss a second [...]

2019/07/10Local Interest

Town of Swan River Celebrates Canada Day

Submitted by: Phyl Friesen | The Town of Swan River celebrated Canada Day with a family friendly afternoon. The day featured kids bouncers and games, 2 mini trains, kites and frisbies. Free ice cream was served and live music was featured at the entertainment stage. The day was topped off at dusk with fireworks at [...]

2019/07/10Local Interest

SVAPL Doggy Derby – August 11, 2019

Submitted by: Brittney Suchoplas Swan Valley Animal Protection League presents … Doggy Derby Sunday August 11, 2019 Start Times Small Dogs 12-12:30 pm Large Dogs 12:30-1 pm BBQ lunch to follow ($5). Entry deadline August 9 at 1pm Call or text Brittney to register 306-716-6169 (location near pretty valley) Participant (3 hands) $20 | Extra [...]

2019/07/09Local Interest

Full Day of Fun at Benito Canada Day Celebration

Submitted by: Shirley Yaschyshyn | Benito was bustling on Canada Day with a full day of activities for all ages to enjoy. To start the festivities, the Benito Volunteer Firefighter’s hosted a Pancake Breakfast. Pancakes, sausages, coffee and juice were served to approximately 420 people with all money raised going to the CZ Miller Trust [...]

2019/07/08Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – May 21, 2019

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding and Councillors Wintoniw, Delaurier, Whyte, Friesen, Moriaux, and Gray present. 1. Call meeting to order 2. Adoption of the Agenda Resolution No: 2019.122 Moved By: Phylis Friesen Seconded By: [...]

2019/07/07Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – May 7, 2019

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding and Councillors Wintoniw, Delaurier, Whyte, Friesen, Moriaux, and Gray present. 1. Call meeting to order 2. Adoption of the Agenda Resolution No: 2019.100 Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw Seconded By: [...]

2019/07/07Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – July 2, 2019

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture July 2, 2019 | Northwest Region Good growing conditions prevailed in the Northwest region last week with daytime temperatures over 25°C and welcome rain showers through most of the region. There have been reports of hail over the weekend in an area north of Swan River; damage [...]

2019/07/05Local Interest

SVRSS Band Presents End of Year Concert in the Park

ValleyBiz Story | Music filled the air on June 16, 2019 as the Swan Valley Regional Secondary School presented their year end concert at the Festival Stage in the Swan River Legion Park. The concert featured the Grade 9 band and Senior band along with a number of selections from the Toronto-Niagara Falls Tour Band. [...]

2019/07/03Local Interest

Community Says Goodbye to Birch River School

Submitted by: Brenna Smith | On June 26, 2019 it was a sad day in Birch River as the community said their good byes to Birch River School. The evening began with past students, current students, parents, and community members touring around the school looking at pictures, trophies, and yearbooks from the past. The evening [...]

2019/07/01Local Interest

Company’s Coming Provides Opportunity for Visiting Together

Submitted by: Bev Leach | The Anglican Lutheran congregation was happy to be able to host ‘Company’s Coming’ at St. James on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. On this morning once a month in the summer, guests from the Lodge and Personal Care Home are given the opportunity to meet together to visit and renew acquaintances [...]

2019/07/01Local Interest