Monthly Archives: July 2020

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – July 28, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture July 28, 2020 | Northwest Region General thundershowers, strong winds and temperatures above 25C this week through the entire region. A weather system that went through the region resulted in 62 mm of rain in the Grandview area and 29 mm along with small hail around Swan [...]

2020/07/30Local Interest

Special Military Envoy, MLA Jon Reyes Visits Swan River

Special Military Envoy, MLA Jon Reyes presented Comrade Brooks, Comrade Fulford (pictured above) and Comrade Nowak (pictured below) with a certificate, letter and a coin thanking them for their service in WWII. Submitted Story – Rick Wowchuk, MLA for Swan River Constituency, welcomed the Special Military Envoy, MLA Jon Reyes, as part of his tour [...]

2020/07/29Local Interest

Swan Valley RISE Hires New Economic Development Officer

Submitted Story | Hello Swan Valley! My name is Lauren Grey, and I am the Swan Valley RISE Economic Development Officer. I am a very blessed mama of two, and lucky enough to also have the two best step kids. My partner Kevin and I live in the RM of Swan Valley West, with our [...]

2020/07/27Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – July 8, 2020

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 via video conference. Members Present: Reeve: Robert Hanson Councillors: Wilmer Malcolm, Stephen Nadolney, Nestor Rizok, Connie Forbes, Arnie Pedersen and Brad Wyatt. CAO Paige Larocque was present and acted as secretary. Finance Officer Kim Paterson was also [...]

2020/07/25Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – July 21, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture July 21, 2020 | Northwest Region There were general thundershowers throughout the region this past week along with temperatures above 25°C. There was a system that went through to the southwest of Swan River that brought 93mm of rain causing overland flooding and issues in that area. [...]

2020/07/22Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – June 30, 2020

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Tuesday, June 30th at the Birch River Legion Hall in Birch River, MB Members Present: Reeve: Robert Hanson Councillors: Wilmer Malcolm, Steve Nadolney, Nestor Rizok, Connie Forbes, Arnie Pedersen and Brad Wyatt. CAO Paige Larocque was present and acted as secretary. [...]

2020/07/18Local Interest

Manitoba Canola Growers Announces Scholarship Winners

Pictured above: Caitlin Stewart from Swan River, MB received a $1000 scholarship from Manitoba Canola Growers. She is enrolled in Environmental Science at Lakehead University Submitted Story | Manitoba Canola Growers are proud to announce the 2020 high school scholarship winners. Five $1000 scholarships have been awarded to the following deserving students from across Manitoba: [...]

2020/07/16Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – July 14, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture July 14, 2020 | Northwest Region There was precipitation throughout the entire region last week along with temperatures nearing 30°C. Rainfall amounts were 27mm through Swan River, 43 mm around Dauphin and The Pas, 22mm at Fork River and Inglis with amounts in the mid-teens for the [...]

2020/07/15Local Interest

Great Day at Sunflower Early Learning Centre Fundraiser

Submitted by: Lori Zagrobelny | The Sunflower Early Learning Centre in Minitonas held a Bottle Drive Fundraiser Sunflower Early Learning Centre Inc. on Sunday, July 5th, 2020. Thank you to everyone who took part by either donating their time to volunteer with the collection of cans and bottles or by donating their cans and bottles [...]

2020/07/13Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – June 10, 2020

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain Held Wednesday, June 10th, 2020 via video conference. Members Present: Reeve: Robert Hanson Councillors: Wilmer Malcolm, Stephen Nadolney, Nestor Rizok, Connie Forbes, Arnie Pedersen and Brad Wyatt. CAO Paige Larocque was present and acted as secretary. Finance Officer Kim Paterson was also [...]

2020/07/11Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Warn of Current Phone Scam

Swan River RCMP Public Service Announcement | The Swan River RCMP is warning about another scam making the rounds; this one involving social insurance numbers. The call starts out as an automated message stating that their SIN number has been involved in activity (possibly criminal) across Canada & to press “1″ to speak with someone. [...]

2020/07/09Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – July 7, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture July 7, 2020 | Northwest Region There was precipitation throughout the entire region last week along with hot temperatures. Rainfall amounts were 40 to 50mm through Swan River, Ste. Rose/McCreary, The Pas and 75mm around Roblin area. There is water pooling in low-lying areas and some fields [...]

2020/07/08Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Fatal Vehicle-pedestrian Collision

RCMP Media Release | On July 5, 2020, at approximately 1:20 am, RCMP responded to a vehicle-pedestrian collision on Highway 10, north of Road 218 N, approximately 6 km north of Swan River. A vehicle was travelling northbound on Highway 10, when it collided with a pedestrian. The 30-year-old female pedestrian from Swan River, was [...]

2020/07/06Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – June 30, 2020

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture June 30, 2020 | Northwest Region There was rain throughout the entire region in the last few days. Amounts varied but ranged from a minimum of 25mm around Roblin on the western side of the region to amounts in excess of 124 mm at Alonsa and 117 [...]

2020/07/02Local Interest