Monthly Archives: February 2020

RM of Mountain Minutes – February 12, 2020

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 in the R.M. of Mountain Council Chambers in Birch River, Manitoba. Members Present: Reeve: Robert Hanson Councillors: Wilmer Malcolm, Stephen Nadolney, Nestor Rizok, Connie Forbes and Brad Wyatt. Councillor Pedersen was absent with notice. CAO Paige Larocque [...]

2020/02/29Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – January 14, 2020

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 14th day of January, 2020 at 7:04 pm. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha Glen Foster Bill Gade Matt Wills Tyler Kushniryk Darryl Pierrepont Interim-Acting CAO: Cheryle Zbirun [...]

2020/02/29Local Interest

Mental Wellness/Suicide Prevention Events: March 11, 2020

Submitted by: Hannah Koetting | The Mental Wellness and Suicide Prevention Inter-Agency Committee Invites You To Join Us Wed. March 11, 2020 Veterans Community Hall, Swan River Committee Open House & Networking Lunch 9:30 am to Noon safeTALK Training 1 pm to 4 pm EVERYONE IS WELCOME! Please RSVP for one or both events by [...]

2020/02/28Local Interest

SVRSS Tigers vs Killarney Raiders – February 28, 2020

Submitted by: Tracy Boychuk | High School Hockey Game 2 Playoff Swan Valley Tigers vs Killarney Raiders Fri. February 28, 2020 8:00 p.m. Swan River Centennial Arena Come Out and MAKE SOME NOISE!!

2020/02/28Local Interest

Great Turnout at Bowsman Ladies Curling Bonspiel

Pictured above: 1st Event Winners – Sponsored by TD Canada Trust: Bernice Karton, Donna Martin, Janie Coulter, Caroline Willis Submitted by: Deanna Chess | The 2020 Bowsman Ladies Curling Bonspiel was held from February 21-23, 2020. This year we had a great turnout of 22 teams for our “Night at the Movies”. The weekend included [...]

2020/02/28Local Interest

Minitonas Figure Skating Club Presents … March 6, 2020

Submitted by: Jamie Beals | Minitonas Figure Skating Club Presents … An Enchanted Evening Minitonas & District Arena Friday, March 6th, 2020 Doors Open @ 6:30pm Carnival to Start @ 7:00pm Draw to be made for winning ticket of $10,000.00!!! Many Prizes to be Won!!! Canteen will be open!!!

2020/02/27Local Interest

Street Dedicated in Honour of Dave Theunissen

Submitted by: Sherry Markle In the summer of last year, Swan Valley Animal Protection League sent a letter to the Municipality of Swan Valley West to request that the road upon which their new shelter will be located be renamed “Dave Theunissen Drive”; in honor of Dave Theunissen who is a long time member of [...]

2020/02/26Local Interest

Over 200 Attend Benito Fireman’s Supper

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | The Benito Firemen’s Supper was held on Sunday, February 23. Over 200 people attended the supper hosted by the local fire fighters and their families. Turkey, ham, mashed, stuffing, salads and the ever popular turnips were on the menu along with a great assortment of desserts. Along with a well [...]

2020/02/25Local Interest

JV Girls Finalists in Neepawa Basketball Tournament

Pictured above: Back Row: Erin Klatt, Avery Blosha, Hailey Ledoux, Ady Blosha, Neva Zamzow. Coach: Lise Fraser 2nd Row: Ainzlee Stinson, Ellie Oakes, Kaylee Keefe, Aurora Dunn, Katie Smith Floor: Payton Brightnose, Chloe Formo Submitted by: Lise Fraser | JV girls were finalists in the Neepawa Collegiate Basketball Tournament on February 13 and 14th, 2020. [...]

2020/02/24Local Interest

Breathe-Free 5-Day Stop-Smoking Program Begins

Submitted by: David Ogram | An introductory meeting for the “Breathe-Free” 5-Day Stop-Smoking Program was held in the Basement Meeting Room at the Swan River Seventh-day Adventist Church (1200 1st St South) on the evening of Thursday, February 20, 2020. Five people attended the meeting but two of them had to leave early to attend [...]

2020/02/23Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – February 4, 2020

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding and Councillors Moriaux, Wintoniw, and Whyte present. Councillors Gray, Friesen, and Delaurier: Absent with notice Also Present: Staff – Town Manager C. Croll, ACAO P. Henkelman, PW Director D. [...]

2020/02/23Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – December 17, 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 17th day of December, 2019 at 7:00 pm. Present: Reeve: William Galloway (by phone) Councillors: Carrie Blosha Glen Foster Bill Gade Matt Wills Tyler Kushniryk Interim-Acting CAO: Cheryle Zbirun [...]

2020/02/23Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – February 4, 2019

Regular Meeting of the members of the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, held in the Council Chambers in Minitonas, Manitoba this 4th day of February, 2020 A.D. at 6:00 p.m. Present: Reeve: W. Pacamaniuk Councillors: G. Bartel, S. Walmsley, L. Hutman, C. Densen, D. Wagner and W. Kolisnyk. CAO: Patti Simpson Delegations: 7:00 p.m.: [...]

2020/02/22Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – December 3, 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 3rd day of December, 2019 at 7:00 pm. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha Glen Foster Bill Gade Darryl Pierrepont Tyler Kushniryk Interim-Acting CAO: Cheryle Zbirun Absent with [...]

2020/02/22Local Interest

Trivia Night Fundraiser – Cancelled

Submitted by: Lori Zagrobelny | Trivia Night Fundraiser Sat. March 14, 2020 Doors open @ 7pm Trivia Starts 7:30pm Minitonas Community Hall $150 per team (Max. 8 people) $20 per person (Must be 18 +) Tickets include Appetizer & Dessert Cash bar – Wine bar – 50/50 draw – Chinese Auction Call Robyn or Lori [...]

2020/02/20Local Interest

World Day of Prayer 2020 – March 6, 2020

Submitted by: Bev Leach | World Day of Prayer 2020 March 6, 2020 7:30 pm St. James Anglican Trinity Lutheran 1201 – 1st St. South Swan River

2020/02/19Local Interest

Delicious German Supper Enjoyed in Birch River

Submitted by: Gwenda Wotton | On Sunday February 16, 2020, around 50 people come together to enjoy a delicious German supper put on by the Birch River Senior group. Lots of different tasty dishes and desserts were enjoyed as well as lots of friendly chat. Nice to see everyone that came out and hope to [...]

2020/02/19Local Interest

Great Evening at Loving Hearts Supper

Submitted by St. Andrew’s United Church Our Loving Hearts Supper and Entertainment was held on February 1st. 120 folks enjoyed an evening of visiting, great entertainment and a delicious supper catered by Julie Nahnybida. The Entertainment kept toes a tapping with the Ukelele group singing a few songs and strumming their hearts out, followed by [...]

2020/02/17Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – January 21, 2020

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 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 with notice. CAO Paige Larocque [...]

2020/02/16Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – Febuary 10, 2020

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the February 10, 2020 Submitted by: Jon Zilkey, Superintendent/CEO 1. The Board continued budget discussions from the material provided by the Secretary-Treasurer. The public consultation budget presentation will be on March 5 at SVRSS and it will be live streamed. The Board also discussed the impact of the [...]

2020/02/15Local Interest

Bellsite’s 41st Ann. Snowmobile Poker Derby – Feb 23, 2020

Submitted by: Connie Beaudry | BELLSITE’S 41st Annual Snowmobile POKER DERBY A Scenic Mountain Route, North Mountain Riders Groomed Snow Pass Trail Sun. February 23rd, 2020 (this event will happen with sunshine, snow or rain) REGISTRATION: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM Bellsite Community Hall FEE: DRIVERS $30.00 (3 POKER HANDS) (Advance Registration before 1pm & you must [...]

2020/02/14Local Interest

SV Novice Broncos Play Timbits Hockey During Jets Game

Submitted by: Treena Rooks | Timbits Hockey, presented by Tim Hortons, features twelve timbits hockey teams and four ringette teams randomly selected to play during the intermission of a Winnipeg Jets home game. A parent on our team had entered us into the draw, and on January 8, 2020, we had received notification that the [...]

2020/02/13Local Interest

Benito Firemen’s Annual Supper – February 23, 2020

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Benito Firemen’s Association Annual Firemen’s Supper Sun. February 23, 2020 Benito Rec Centre 4:00 – 6:00 pm Everyone Welcome Turkey, Ham, Turnips, Mashed Potatoes, Salads, Dessert, Beverages $18 per plate – 12 years and older $10 per place – 11 years and younger 5 and under FREE Lucky Auction Draw [...]

2020/02/12Local Interest

Duelling Pianos Dessert Night – February 15, 2020

Submitted by: Rachel Stober | Dueling Pianos Dessert Night & Art Auction February 15, 2020 7:00 pm CBF Christian School CBFCS PAC Fundraiser Contact Melanie Bird for Tickets $25 Each School Phone 204-734-2174 Feature piano duel with Martyn Snell and Mark Matejka Watercolor Art by Martyn Snell Sign Art by Rachel Stober Local Artist Melanie [...]

2020/02/11Local Interest

North Mountain Riders Pickerel Supper – February 14, 2020

Submitted by: Meghan Lumax | North Mountain Riders Annual Pickerel Supper February 14, 2020 Westwood Inn 6:00 pm Cocktails 7:30 pm Supper Tickets $35 Tickets available from: Any North Mountain Riders member Cook & Cooke Insurance/Financial Live auction and silent auction will take place.

2020/02/10Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – January 21, 2020

Regular Meeting of the members of the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, held in the Council Chambers in Minitonas, Manitoba this 21st day of January, 2020 A.D. at 5:45 p.m. Present: Reeve: W. Pacamaniuk Councillors: S. Walmsley, L. Hutman, C. Densen and W. Kolisnyk. Councillor G. Bartel arrived at 7:15 p.m. CAO: Patti Simpson [...]

2020/02/09Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – January 21, 2020

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding and Councillors Friesen, Moriaux, Wintoniw and Delaurier present. Councillor Gray and Councillor Whyte: absent with notice Also Present: Staff – Town Manager C. Croll, ACAO P. Henkelman, PW Director [...]

2020/02/08Local Interest

RCMP Investigate Shooting in Swan River

RCMP Media Release | On February 6, 2020, at approximately 1:55 am, RCMP responded to a report of a disturbance and possible gun shot, on 9th Avenue South, in Swan River. Officers attended and located a 25-year-old male, from Swan River, suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower body. He was taken to hospital [...]

2020/02/06Local Interest

Billy Beal Classic Ice Fishing Derby – Cancelled

Submitted by: Valley Lions Clubs 23rd Annual Billy Beal Classic Ice Fishing Derby Sat. March 21, 2020 Whitefish Lake. Over $20,000 in cash and prizes. 1st Prize $10,000 cash Cost of Entry tickets are Adult: Advanced $40 | Walk-on $50 Under 16: Advanced $30 | Walk-on $40 Extra hole ticket $30 Tickets are available at [...]

2020/02/06Local Interest

Bowsman Ladies Bonspiel: February 21 – 23, 2020

Submitted by: Ruth Stevenson | Bowsman Ladies Curling Club Night at the Movies Bonspiel February 21 – 23, 2020 Supper & Entertainment Saturday Night! To enter your rink please call/text Erin 281-2672 or Deanna 734-8886 Entry Fee is $120 Entry deadline Feb 17, 2020

2020/02/04Local Interest

Weight to Wellbeing – Wednesdays, Feb 12 – Mar 25, 2020

Submitted by: Prairie Mountain Health Free Lifestyle Program Weight to Wellbeing Every Wednesday February 12 – March 25 Swan Valley Health Centre 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Nutrition, Physical Activity Mental Wellness Learn more about managing your OVERALL HEALTH from PMH Physicians, Registered Dietitans and Mental Health Workers For more information OR to register contact: [...]

2020/02/03Local Interest

Birch River German Supper – February 16, 2020

Submitted by: Gwenda Wotton | Birch River Northern Neighbors German Supper Sun. February 16, 2020 5:00 p.m. Northern Neighbors Centre Adults: $12.00 6-12 years: $6.00 Preschooler: Free Menu includes: Roast Pork, Sausage, Red Cabbage, Perogies, Salad, Sauerkraut, Potatoes, Desserts Everyone Welcome

2020/02/02Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – January 27, 2020

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the January 27, 2020 Submitted by: Jon Zilkey, Superintendent/CEO 1. The Board began looking and discussing preliminary budget material including feedback from staff/department heads, staffing, and enrollment projections and preliminary financial projections from the Secretary-Treasurer. Reminder there is opportunity for public feedback at the February 10 meeting, and [...]

2020/02/02Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – January 7, 2020

Regular Meeting of the members of the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, held in the Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 7th day of January, 2020 A.D. at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve: W. Pacamaniuk Councillors: G. Bartel, S. Walmsley, L. Hutman, C. Densen, W. Kolisnyk and D. Wagner CAO: Patti Simpson Additions to Agenda: [...]

2020/02/01Local Interest