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Town of Swan River Minutes – July 16,2019

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding and Councillors, Delaurier, Friesen, Moriaux, Whyte present with Councillor Wintoniw joined the meeting at 7:36 pm. Councillor Gray was absent with notice. Also Present: Staff – CAO C. Croll, [...]

2019/09/07Local Interest

Northwest Roundup Chariot and Chuckwagon Action

ValleyBiz Story | Here’s one last look at the racing action from the 2019 Northwest Roundup and Exhibition. The Roundup featured 4 days of heart-pumping, crowd-cheering, Chariot and Chuckwagon racing action.

2019/08/05Local Interest

Parade Participants Show Their Valley Pride

ValleyBiz Story | The parade is a highly anticipated event each year during the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition and local businesses and organizations were all decked out in their parade day best to celebrate on July 26, 2019. The parade theme was Swan Valley Proud and the floats showcased many aspects of Swan Valley life [...]

2019/07/31Local Interest

Never a Dull Moment at Northwest Roundup Rodeo

ValleyBiz Story | The Northwest Roundup and Exhibition in Swan River has something for everyone and the rodeo events are always a crowd-pleaser. The fast paced events offer plenty of thrills, spills and heart-pumping action. Bronc Riding Bull Riding Tie Down Roping Steer Wrestling Team Roping Barrel Racing

2019/07/30Local Interest

Northwest Roundup Wows Kids With Many Activities

ValleyBiz Story | Each year kids look forward to the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition in Swan River on the last weekend in July. This year was no exception. The Roundup provides plenty of things to do, including opportunities for up and coming rodeo stars to get up close and personal with the action. The Mutton [...]

2019/07/30Local Interest

Serving Up Pancakes at the Northwest Roundup

Submitted by: Barry Stephen | Another good year for the Bowsman Curling Club’s pancake breakfasts on July 26, 27 and 28, 2019. Friday started off at Formo Motors from 8:00am till 9:30am before the parade and Mustang Mania. A good crowd enjoyed our pancakes and sausages. Then, on to our new location at the Veterans [...]

2019/07/29Local Interest

Fun and Games at Old Fashioned Country School Picnic

Submitted by: Debbie (Bell) Soloway | This year the weather was great as the sun shone upon us and the flag flapped in the breeze. Everyone enjoyed seeing and petting the little puppy that Rita and Rhoda Jones brought for a visit. The games were for all ages to enjoy together, they started off with [...]

2019/07/27Local Interest

Local Kids Do Well on the MB Milk Run

Submitted by: Angela Mullin The Milk Run is a series of horse shows along what is believed to be the route the Milk Truck took years ago to pick up the farmers milk! Dax Mullin, Kailey McArthur & Tyler Petelski started in Gilbert Plains show on Saturday, July 13, 2019. On Sunday we moved on [...]

2019/07/25Local 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

Minitonas 4-H Beef Club Wraps Up the 4-H Year

Submitted by: Ione Anderson | Minitonas 4-H Beef Club held it’s 64th achievement at the Swan Valley Ag Society grounds on Saturday June 15, 2019. Despite being a little cool it was a great day for all the members, leaders and families. Donna and Tomina Jackson, a mother and daughter duo from Inglis MB traveled [...]

2019/06/25Local Interest

Mustang Mania Car Show – July 26, 2019

Submitted by: Jay Coulthart | Mustang Mania All Makes & Models Car Show July 26, 2019 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Formo Motors Swan River Mustang Meet & Greet Pancake Breakfast – $6 per person 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Proceeds to Bowsman Community Centre Mustang Registration 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM $15 Pre-Registers are [...]

2019/06/16Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – May 22, 2019

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 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, Arnie Pedersen and Brad Wyatt. CAO Paige Larocque was present and acted [...]

2019/06/16Local Interest

Chariots and Chuckwagons Thunder Around the Track

ValleyBiz Story | Chariot and Chuckwagon races at the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition are a crowd favorite and this year was no exception. Four days of racing drew in the crowds for many heart-pounding heats.

2018/08/03Local Interest

Rodeo Action at the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition

ValleyBiz Story | The grandstands were full and the action was fast during the 2018 Northwest Roundup Rodeo events. Cowboys and Cowgirls competed in a variety of rodeo events. Barrel Racing Bull Riding Bareback Bronc Saddle Bronc 12-Horse Hitch Brett Fulford, born and raised in the Swan Valley (son of Ken and Linda Fulford of [...]

2018/08/01Local Interest

Plenty of Children’s Activities at Northwest Roundup

ValleyBiz Story | The Northwest Roundup and Exhibition is a place of wonder and excitement for youngsters. The Down on the Farm exhibit lets kids get up close and personal with a larger variety of farm animals. It is a great place to take a break from the heat of the day and relax with [...]

2018/07/31Local Interest

Swan River Parade A Time Honored Tradition

ValleyBiz Story | Click pictures for a larger version. The Swan Valley Chamber of Commerce Parade took place on July 27, 2018 at 10 am – a time honored tradition as part of the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition. Many have passed this tradition on to their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Each year the parade is [...]

2018/07/30Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – July 3, 3018

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councillors Whyte, Friesen, Moriaux, Delaurier and Sakal present.  Councillor Jacobson was absent with permission.  1 Call to order 2 Adoption of Agenda Resolution No: 2018.325 Moved By: David Moriaux Seconded By: Jason Delaurier RESOLVED [...]

2018/07/22Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2018 – Serving Up Great Food

July 26, 27, 28, 29 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 [...]

2018/07/06Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2018 – Entertainment Schedule

July 26, 27, 28, 29 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) Centennial Arena Friday, July 27, 2018 at 9:00 pm Tickets $15 at the [...]

2018/07/06Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2018 – Grandstand Events

July 26, 27, 28, 29 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 [...]

2018/07/06Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2018 – July 26, 27, 28, 29

The 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 [...]

2018/07/06Local Interest

Sod Turning for New Entertainment Shelter

Pictured above: Representatives from Swan Valley Coop and Swan River Valley Agricultural Society ValleyBiz Story | On Monday, June 25, 2018 an official sod-turning ceremony took place at the future site of a new outdoor entertainment shelter at the Swan River Valley Agricultural Society fairgrounds. The Co-op Community Spaces Program is providing $30,000 to help [...]

2018/06/28Local Interest

Co-op Donates $30K for Outdoor Entertainment Shelter

Swan Valley Co-op Media Release | Co-op is helping to build a place for everyone in Swan River, MB., with funding for the Swan River Valley Agricultural Society. The Co-op Community Spaces Program is providing $30,000 to help build an outdoor entertainment shelter at the agricultural society’s fairgrounds. The permanent structure replaces a temporary shelter [...]

2018/06/17Local Interest

GET OUT – Theme of New Tourism Campaign

Pictured above Colin Ferguson, President and CEO of Travel Manitoba Click for a larger version. ValleyBiz Story | Swan Valley RISE (RISE) and the Swan Valley Chamber of Commerce, along with Travel Manitoba hosted a Tourism Planning Session on October 4, 2017 during which Travel Manitoba and RISE presented their strategic tourism plans. Travel Manitoba [...]

2017/10/11Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – July 4, 2017

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councillors Friesen, Jacobson, Moriaux, Delaurier, Whyte and Sakal present.   1 Call to order 2 Adoption of Agenda Resolution No: 2017.342 Moved By: Lance Jacobson Seconded By: Jason Delaurier RESOLVED that the Agenda for [...]

2017/09/09Local Interest

Looking Back and a Look to the Future of 4H in the Valley

Submitted by: Susan Ross | Valleys North 4-H clubs celebrated Canada 150 at the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition with a display that showcased local 4-H from yesterday, today and our hope for the 4H clubs of tomorrow. Click any picture for a larger version. The yesterday section, hosted by Georgina Mosiondz, provided a look back [...]

2017/08/03Local Interest

Hot Rodeo Action at the Northwest Roundup

ValleyBiz Story | It was a hot one at the 2017 Northwest Roundup and Exhibition. As the temperatures soared, so did the action at the grandstand. Here are some highlights of the fast paced, scorching action. Click any picture for a larger version.

2017/08/02Local Interest

Hundreds Fed at Fantastic Northwest Roundup Breakfasts

Submitted by: Barry Stephen | Wow… what a super fantastic weekend… the weather was unbelievable and the patrons were there by the hundreds! We had three great pancake breakfasts. Click any picture for a larger version. Friday was at Formo Motors with close to a couple hundred hungry people that came out before the parade. [...]

2017/08/01Local Interest

Chariot and Chuckwgon Races at the Northwest Roundup

ValleyBiz Story | The 2017 Northwest Roundup and Exhibition featured four days of Chariot an Chuckwagon racing, plus a bonus day of Heritage Chuckwagon races at the Canada 150 Celebration on July 26, 2017. Click any picture for a larger version.

2017/08/01Local Interest

Celebrating Canada 150 at the Northwest Roundup Eh!

ValleyBiz Story | The theme of this year’s Chamber of Commerce Parade at the Northwest Roundup was Celebrate Canada 150. Floats and participants were all decked out in Red and White and all things Canadian Eh! Click any picture for a larger version. The RCMP and Veterans led the parade. Participants showed off their True [...]

2017/07/31Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – June 28, 2017

Minutes of the Regular Council Meeting of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 in the R.M. of Mountain Council Chambers in Birch River, Manitoba. Members Present: Reeve: Marvin Kovachik Councillors: 1 – Wilmer Malcolm 2 – Stephen Nadolney 3 – Nestor Rizok 4 – Connie Forbes 5 – Jesse Larocque 6 [...]

2017/07/23Local Interest

Explore 4-H Canada 150 Celebration – July 28-30, 2017

Submitted by: Susan Ross | Valleys North Explore 4-H A Canada 150 Celebration Down on the Farm at the Northwest Roundup July 28-30, 2017 Noon – 6:00 pm Curling Rink Valleys North 4-H Area council will be hosting Explore 4-H at the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition, a Canada 150 community celebration. This event is funded [...]

2017/07/19Local Interest

Formo’s Mustang Mania – July 28, 2017

Submitd by: Rebecca Popoff | Mustang Mania Fri. July 28, 2017 Inviting all mustang owners and car enthusiasts! Join us to kick off the Northwest Round Up weekend at Formo Motors! We have a fun filled day planned; MUSTANG REGISTRATION 7:30 – 9:30am $10 to register for the day, this includes pancake breakfast, parade entry, [...]

2017/07/16Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2017 – July 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

The 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. Wednesday – Canada 150 Celebration Chuckwagon Races $10 Concert $20 Combo Bracelet (Wagons [...]

2017/07/08Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2017 – Grandstand Events

July 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 Get ready for heart pounding, hat throwing excitement in Swan River at the Northwest Roundup Grandstand. North American Chuckwagon & Chariot Championships, 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 [...]

2017/07/08Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2017 – Entertainment Schedule

July 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 The entertainment lineup for the Swan River Northwest Roundup and Exhibition includes a Wednesday Night Concert and Dances with Live Music on Friday and Saturday Night an Sunday along with a Fiddlers Contest and Talent Stage. Concert: Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute Act – Travellin’ Band Grandstand Wednesday, July 26, [...]

2017/07/08Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2017 – Serving Up Great Food

July 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 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 [...]

2017/07/08Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – June 14, 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 14th day of June, 2017 at 7:05 p.m. Present: Deputy Reeve; Brian Burick Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Glen Foster, David Minish, Irwin Steen CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior Written [...]

2017/06/19Local Interest

Where the Wild Things Are At The Northwest Roundup

ValleyBiz.ca Story | The Northewest Roundup and Exhibition featured serveral wild and woolly events for participants of all ages. A large number of participants took part from across the Valley and beyond. Click any picture for a larger version. Many brave youngsters took a turn at Mutton Busting. The main strategy is “Don’t Let Go!” [...]

2016/08/04Local Interest

Chariot and Chuckwagon Races A Crowd Favorite

ValleyBiz Story | Chariot and Chuckwagon races at the Northwest Roundup offered 4 days of North American Chuckwagon & Chariot Championship excitement. The grandstand was filled to capacity with cheering fans as the horses thundered around the track. Click any picture for a larger version.

2016/08/03Local Interest

Rodeo Events A Mix of Power, Speed and Skill

ValleyBiz Story | The grandstands at the Northwest Roundup were filled and the crowd was ready for 3 days of rodeo excitement. Cowboy events included Team Roping, Steer Wrestling, Tie Down Roping, Bareback and Saddle Bronc, Bull Riding and Barrel Racing. Click any picture for a larger version. As a special feature Harvey McFarlane, of [...]

2016/08/02Local Interest

Parade a Great Start to Northwest Roundup Weekend

ValleyBiz Story | At 10am on the last Friday in July (July 29th in 2016) the Chamber of Commerce parade gets rolling down main street in Swan River, to the delight of crowds gathered along the route. Click any picture for a larger version. The sound of sirens is the first signal that the parade [...]

2016/08/01Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2016 – July 28, 29, 30, 31

The 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. Chamber of Commerce Parade – Friday Morning at 10:00 am Theme: Valley in [...]

2016/06/29Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2016 – Grandstand Events

Coming July 28, 29, 30, 31 Get ready for heart pounding, hat throwing excitement in Swan River at the Northwest Roundup Grandstand. North American Chuckwagon & Chariot Championships, 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 [...]

2016/06/29Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2016 – Entertainment Schedule

Coming July 28, 29, 30, 31 The entertainment lineup for the Swan River Northwest Roundup and Exhibition includes Pure Country (Ken Thompson) Ryan Keown and Kendra Kay along with a Fiddlers Contest and Talent Stage. Click here for a printable schedule that includes all of the events during the Swan River 2016 NorthWest Roundup and [...]

2016/06/29Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2016 – Serving Up Great Food

Coming July 28, 29, 30, 31 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 [...]

2016/06/29Local Interest

Kicking Up Excitement at the Northwest Roundup

ValleyBiz Story | Riders rode, ropers roped, drivers drove, dust flew and the fans roared! It was time to get your yeehaw on for four days of grandstand action at the 2015 Northwest Roundup and Exhibition. Click any picture for a larger version. The pictures below capture some of the grandstand action.

2015/07/29Local Interest