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Swan Valley Co-op Invests $3 million at Benito Ag Site

Swan Valley Co-op Media Release | Swan Valley Co-op is investing in an anhydrous ammonia (NH3) fertilizer storage facility at its Benito Ag Site. The facility will store approximately 800 metric tons of anhydrous ammonia fertilizer to supply to agricultural producers throughout the Swan Valley area. The capacity of this facility is 4.5 times the [...]

2018/04/17Local Interest

CFSV Celebrates Successful First Spring Granting Period

Pictured above: Community Foundation of Swan Valley Grant Recipients | Submitted Story | The Community Foundation of Swan Valley (CFSV) held a granting night on April 12, 2018. A total of $15,000 in new grants were awarded to local community projects along with an additional $2,500 granted by the SVRSS Youth in Philanthropy group. While [...]

2018/04/16Local Interest

Generous Support for Roger Gauthier Fundraiser

Submitted by: Edgar Yacyshyn | Saturday April 14, 2018, at the Durban Community Hall, friends, neighbours and a lot of valley residents and businesses helped by supporting a pancake breakfast fundraiser for Roger Gauthier and family. With the amount of prizes that were donated for the auction it was nice to see all the businesses [...]

2018/04/16Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – March 27, 2018

Minutes of the 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 27th day of March, 2018 at 7:02 p.m. Present: Reeve William Galloway Councillors: Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely, Irwin Steen Absent: With prior [...]

2018/04/14Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – March 13, 2018

Minutes of the 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 13th day of March, 2018 at 7:04 p.m. Present: Reeve William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Irwin Steen Absent: with prior [...]

2018/04/07Local Interest

Swan Valley West – February 27, 2018

Minutes of the 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 27th day of February, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Irwin Steen Interim-Acting CAO: Betty [...]

2018/04/07Local Interest

Fantastic Presentation by Benito Vesselli Dance Club

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | The Benito Vesselli Dance Club held their 36th Annual Concert on March 10, 2018. Family and friends, along with spectators from the community gathered in the Benito School Gym to enjoy the fantastic presentation put on by the dancers. The entire club kicked off the show with the Privyt – [...]

2018/03/13Local Interest

March 5, 2018 Buses Cancelled, Rural Schools Closed

Swan Valley School Division Public Notice March 5, 2018| Due to hazardous winter conditions all buses are cancelled. As well, schools in Benito, Birch River, Bowsman and Minitonas will be closed today. Schools in the Town of Swan River will remain open.

2018/03/05Local Interest

Over 250 Served at Benito Firemen’s Association Supper

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk |The Annual Benito Firemen’s Association Supper held at the Benito Rec Centre on Sunday Feb. 25, 2018 was a huge success. The volunteer firefighters and their families hosted the Swan Valley and surrounding area for a terrific meal. Community members showed their support by either cooking turkeys or donating supper items [...]

2018/03/01Local Interest

Benito Vesselli Dance Concert – March 10, 2018

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Benito Vesselli Dance Concert Desserts and Refreshments Sat. March 10, 2018 1:30 pm Benito School Gymnasium Adults $10 Students $8 6 and under Free Everyone Welcome!

2018/02/23Local Interest

Busy Week at Benito Recreation Complex

Pictured above: 1st in the 1st Event Winners sponsored by the J.A Lyons Memorial Trophy. Presenter Tom Lyons congratulates Skip Neil Watkins, Third Marty Anderson, Second Carter Watkins and Lead Karter Meyn Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | The Benito Recreation Complex was a busy place this past week. On February 13-18, 2018, the Complex hosted [...]

2018/02/20Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – January 23, 2018

Minutes of the 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 23rd day of January, 2018 at 7:02 p.m. Absent: With prior written notice: Reeve William Galloway Councillor Irwin Steen Present: Deputy Reeve Brian Burick Councillors: Carrie [...]

2018/02/18Local Interest

Benito Annual Firemen’s Supper – February 25, 2018

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Benito Firemen’s Association invites you to the Annual Firemen’s Supper Sun. February 25, 2018 Benito Rec. Centre 4:00 – 6:00 pm $15/plate- 12 years and older $10/plate – 11 years and younger 5 and under FREE Turkey, Ham, Potato, Salads, Dessert, Beverages Chinese Auction Everyone Welcome Proceeds from supper will [...]

2018/02/12Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – January 9, 2018

Minutes of the 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 9th day of January, 2018 at 7:03 p.m. Present: Reeve William Galloway Councillors Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely, Irwin Steen Interim-Acting [...]

2018/02/10Local Interest

Benito 11th Annual Open Mixed Bonspiel: Feb 13-18, 2018

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Benito 11th Annual Open Mixed Bonspiel February 13-18, 2018 4 Events – Pick a Prize $140 Entry Fee / Rink Saturday Banquet Included Contact: Rick or Lenore – 539-2811 Scott – 539-2667 (daytime) Entry Deadline: Feb. 11, 2018

2018/02/08Local Interest

Jazz Retreat & Improv Workshop Benefits Local Students

Pictured above: Clinicians perform during the final Jazz concert. ValleyBiz Story | The Swan Valley School Division (SVSD) Band Council held their Sixth Annual SVSD Jazz Retreat and Improvisation Workshop on January 19 – 20, 2018. Students from across the Valley worked with esteemed music educator Graydon Cramer (drums) from Brandon, Kyle Wedlake (tenor saxophone) [...]

2018/02/06Local Interest

Great Evening of Dancing At Benito Ukrainian New Year’s

Submitted by: Dave Statkewich | The Ukrainian New Year’s Eve Supper and Dance on January 13, 2018 at the Benito Rec Centre dance was well attended despite the cold weather. Supper was preceded by some carols in English and Ukrainian. Grace was then offered by father Warren from Kamsack. We fed approximately 200 people for [...]

2018/01/17Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – November 30, 2017

Minutes of the 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 30th day of November 2017 at 7:45 p.m. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely, Irwin Steen Interim [...]

2018/01/06Local Interest

Ukrainian New Year’s Eve Supper/Dance – January 13, 2018

Submitted by: Dave Statkewich | Ukrainian New Year’s Eve Supper and Dance January 13, 2018 Happy Hour 6:00 pm Supper 7:00 pm Benito Rec Centre The Old Country Lads, entertainment (Benito Ukrainian dancers) and general dance to follow. The dance is in support of the Benito Knights of Columbus and the Benito rec board. Tickets [...]

2018/01/05Local Interest

Community Foundation Provides a Legacy of Benefits

Corey Grandfield with the SVRSS Varsity Hockey Team receiving a grant for hockey jerseys. Submitted Story | The Community Foundation of Swan Valley (CFSV) held their annual granting night on December 7, 2017. “We are here tonight to harvest the fruits of philanthropy in the Swan River Valley,” said CFSV Board Chair Lorne Henkelman. Since [...]

2017/12/13Local Interest

Community Band Entertainins at Annual Christmas Concert

Submitted by: Jayne Leadbeater | Entertainment was the Theme for this year’s Christmas Concert of the Swan Valley Community Band on December 5, 2017, with performances from the Band, a Quintet, and a Solo. Brass Qunitet “Tarnished Brass” Kevin Salmi, Jayne Leadbeater, Julie Kooistra, Kim Kosokowski, David Gnida Rick Houle performing his Solo–”Wooden Heart” About [...]

2017/12/11Local Interest

Benito Christmas Tea & Bake Sale – December 9, 2017

Submitted by: Jaci Zbirun | Benito Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Tea & Bake Sale December 9, 2017 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Benito Legion Hall Door Prize and 50/50 Draw Draws made at 3:15 pm

2017/12/04Local Interest

Benito Craft and Trade Show Going Strong after 20 Years

Pictured above: Bill Woytkiw and his son were 1st in line for Martha Verhoek’s peanut butter squares while Rose Chernenkoff dropped off her baking at the United Church table. Submitted by: Karen Gade | The balmy temperatures encouraged shoppers to attend one of the most successful Benito United Church Craft and Trade Show’s on Sat, [...]

2017/12/04Local Interest

Supper Raises Money to Expand Benito Daycare

Submitted by: Meghan Rose | The Benito Child Care Center board, staff and parents would like to thank all who attended our fundraiser supper and auction on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The generosity of local businesses was seen in the wide variety of auction items sold during the evening. Many local valley businesses also donated [...]

2017/11/20Local Interest

Benito Craft and Trade Show – December 2, 2017

Submitted by: Karen Gade | Benito United Church Annual Craft & Trade Show Soul & Sandwich Lunch Sat. December 2, 2017 10 am – 2 pm Benito Rec Centre Returning: Kyla’s Kitchen, Avon, Norwex, Epicure, Young Living, UrbanAlloy/Scentsy, Tupperware, Lavish, Vesna Ladies, Mary Kay, Quilting with Karma, Skylers Cookies, KD Cloths/Parkland Jewelry, Thirty-One, SudsnSuch, Wreaths [...]

2017/11/11Local Interest

Benito Child Care Centre Supper – November 18, 2017

Submitted by: Meghan Rose | Benito Child Care Center Fundraiser Supper & Auction November 18, 2017 5:00pm to 7:00pm Benito Rec Center Railway Ave. We would like to invite everyone to come and enjoy a delicious Turkey supper with Ukrainian side dishes. We will be having a silent auction, with a Live auction to follow [...]

2017/11/08Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – October 24, 2017

Minutes of the 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 24th day of October 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish Terry Neely, Irwin Steen Interim [...]

2017/11/04Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Discusses School Closures

ValleyBiz Story | The Swan Valley School Division (SVSD) is facing some difficult challenges. Citing declining divisional enrollment, schools operating under capacity and a reduction in provincial funding, the school board has indicated significant changes will be necessary to improve the “possibility of long term viability of the SVSD”. “We feel as a board that [...]

2017/11/02Local Interest

Close to 300 attend Benito Fireman’s Steak Supper

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | The 5th Annual Benito Fireman’s Steak Supper was a great success as the Fireman served and fed close to 300 hungry supporters. Neighboring communities with volunteer services were also in attendance to show their support and appreciation of the work these men and women do. Over and above the ticket [...]

2017/10/31Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – October 10, 2017

Minutes of the 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 10th day of October 2017 at 7:04 p.m. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster David Minish, Terry Neely, Irwin Steen Interim [...]

2017/10/29Local Interest

Homemade Treats at Benito Fall Tea

Submitted by: Jaci Zbirun | Big thank you to the community for coming out and supporting the Ladies Auxiliaries Fall Tea and Bake Sale at the Benito Legion hall. We hoped all who came enjoyed the warm homemade biscuits and muffins!

2017/10/28Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – September 26, 2017

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 26th day of September 2017 at 7:02 p. m. Present: Reeve William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster David Minish, Terry Neely, Irwin Steen [...]

2017/10/28Local Interest

Benito Ladies Auxiliary Tea & Bake Sale – October 21, 2017

Submitted by: Cheryle Zbirun | Benito Ladies Auxiliary Tea & Bake Sale Sat. October 21, 2017 Benito Legion Hall 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Come on Down for biscuits, Scones, Muffins and Momma’s Homemade Jelly 50/50 Draw, Hampers Door Prize, Bake Sale Draws made @ 3:15

2017/10/19Local Interest

Benito United Church Fall Supper – October 22, 2017

Submitted by: Kevin Sprong | Benito United Church Fall Supper October 22, 2017 5:00 pm Benito Rec Centre Adults $15 12 and Under $10 Preschool Free

2017/10/18Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – September 5, 2017

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councillors Friesen, Whyte, Jacobson, Moriaux, Delaurier and Sakal present.   1 Call to order 2 Adoption of Agenda Resolution No: 2017.430 Moved By: David Moriaux Seconded By: Jason Delaurier RESOLVED that the Agenda for the [...]

2017/10/07Local Interest

Crash Course for Beginning Band Students

Submitted by: Mark Matejka | Pictures by ValleyBiz The Swan Valley Band Directors once again joined forces to hold the SVSD’s annual Beginner Band Workshop on Sept. 29-30, 2017. This opportunity is annually offered at no cost to parents and students, thanks to the Swan Valley Band Booster Parents’ fundraising. There were about 39 beginning [...]

2017/10/06Local Interest

Benito Fireman’s Steak Supper – October 28, 2017

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Benito Fireman’s Association Hosts the 5th Annual Fireman’s Steak Supper Sat. October 28, 2017 Benito Rec Centre 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (steaks served until 7pm) Advance Tickets Only $20 per ticket Supper includes: steak, baked potato, salad, dessert, Coffee, juice Tickets available from any Fire Department member or at [...]

2017/10/04Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – September 25, 2017

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the September 25, 2017 Regular Board Meeting Submitted by: Tim Mendel Superintendent/CEO 1. A Staff information evening has been set for October 16th at 7:00 p.m. at the Swan Valley Regional Secondary School Cafeteria. This session is being planned in order to provide all Staff with information about [...]

2017/09/30Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – September 12, 2017

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 12th day of September, 2017 at 7:04 p.m. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha Brian Burick Glen Foster David Minish Irwin Steen Administrative Assistant: Cheryle Zbirun Absent with [...]

2017/09/30Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Break and Enter in Benito

RCMP Media Release | In the early morning hours of September 8, 2017, suspects broke into Buffalo Junction convenience store and restaurant situated at the corner of Highway 49 and Highway 83, near Benito, Manitoba. An undisclosed amount of cash, alcohol, cigarettes, and other items were taken. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information regarding [...]

2017/09/08Local Interest

Money Raised for Benito Legion Hall Renovations

Submitted by: Jaci Zbirun | The Benito Ladies Auxilary were pleased to accept a very generous donation of $500 from Ag Shield Manufacturing for the renovations of the Benito Legion Hall. Pictured above: Tom and Debbie McCrea of Ag Shield Manufacturing and Cora Coutts Past President of the Benito Ladies Auxilary. Click any picture for [...]

2017/08/24Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – August 22, 2017

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 22nd day of August, 2017 at 7:07 p.m. Present: Reeve; William Galloway Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish Terry Neely, Irwin Steen Administrative Assistant; Cheryle Zbirun [...]

2017/08/23Local Interest

Living On the Edge At The Durban Demo

Edgar Yacyshyn | The Durban Demo was held August 13, 2017. There were a lot less cars this year, but most of the action was the same. With more room in the ring, lot of banging and crushing going on. Click any picture for a larger version. Photos by ValleyBiz and Submitted With vehicles being [...]

2017/08/17Local Interest

Benito Womens Auxiliary Yard Sale – Aug 18 & 19, 2017

Submitted by: Cheryle Zbirun | Benito Womens Auxiliary Gigantic Yard Sale Event! At Benito Legion Hall Fri. August 18, 2017 4 pm to 9 pm Sat. August 19, 2017 9 am to 2 pm Antiques & Collectibles Household items, Furniture University Students – Get your household needs! Hotdogs, Chili & a Bun & Chili Dogs [...]

2017/08/15Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – July 31, 2017

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture July 31, 2017 | Northwest Region The Northwest Region had high temperatures through the week and while crops are advancing, the effects of heat stress are showing up. The hot weather brought thunderstorms over the weekend with precipitation amounts ranging from 5 to 20 mm across the [...]

2017/08/05Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – July 25, 2017

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 25th day of July, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; William Galloway Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish Terry Neely, Irwin Steen CAO; Carolyn Gordon Delegations; [...]

2017/08/03Local Interest

Record Attendance at Barrows Gospel Jamboree

Submitted by: Violet Plett | The 4th Annual Barrows Gospel Jamboree was held July 14 – 16, 2017. This year we had record attendance. Friday evening and Saturday were nice and warm and sunny. Click any picture for a larger version. Sunday morning we had some rain and strong wind, so we had to move [...]

2017/07/20Local Interest

Swan Valley West By-Election Polling Stations

ValleyBiz Story | Swan Valley West ratepayers head to the polls today to elect a new Head of Council. Swan Valley West By-Election Details Wed. July 19th, 2017 Polling Stations Swan Valley West Council Chambers 216 Main Street West, Swan River, MB 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Benito Satellite Office 103 Main Street, Benito, MB [...]

2017/07/19Local Interest

Swan Valley West Awards Canada Day Grants

Municipality of Swan Valley West Media Release | The Municipality of Swan Valley West created a ‘Canada Day Grant’ in honor of our country’s 150th Birthday (Anniversary of Confederation) and budgeted a total of $900 for 6 Grants of $150 each. The Swan Valley West Canada 150 Grants have now all been awarded. Below is [...]

2017/07/18Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – July 10, 2017

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture July 10, 2017 | Northwest Region High temperatures this week brought in a few thunderstorms. A thunderstorm came through the region on Thursday evening with strong winds, sheet rain, and some localized hail. The Minitonas area received the strongest of the storm with some crops pushed down, [...]

2017/07/15Local Interest