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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

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

Kids Get Wild & Woolly at the Northwest Roundup

ValleyBiz Story | The Northwest Roundup is something kids look forward to each year and this year there was even more ways for them to be involved. Two new events had kids running wild and woolly. Click any picture for a larger version. The Wild Pony Race is junior version of the Wild Horse Race. [...]

2015/07/28Local Interest

Northwest Roundup Parade Showcases the Valley

ValleyBiz Story | It was a beautiful sunny morning for the Swan Valley Chamber of Commerce Parade on Friday, July 24, 2015. Crowds of people gathered, enjoying the many entries and the excitement of children scrambling for candy. Click any picture for a larger version. The parade theme this year was “Showcasing the Valley” with [...]

2015/07/26Local Interest

Smiling Faces at St. Andrews United Church Luncheon

Submitted by: Jennifer Simpson | The St. Andrews United Church rodeo luncheon was the perfect place to get a great lunch, cool off and mingle with everyone after a fantastic parade!

2015/07/25Local Interest

Northwest Roundup Kicks Off with McKay Night BBQ

ValleyBiz Story | The Northwest Roundup kicked off with the annual McKay BBQ at the Centennial Arena on Thursday, July 23, 2015 For just a toonie, the BBQ featured a burger, softdrink, ice cream and coffee. Click any picture for a larger version. With all proceeds going to local charities, live entertainment, friendly faces and [...]

2015/07/24Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – July 7, 2015

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, July 7th, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with Deputy Mayor Jacobson presiding and Councilor’s, Whyte, Sakal, Moriaux, Friesen, Delaurier present. Mayor McKenzie was absent. Public Hearing: Variation Order No. 3/2015 To allow the construction of a 24ft x 8ft deck [...]

2015/07/19Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2015 – July 23, 24, 25 & 26

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: Showcasing Swan [...]

2015/05/18Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2015 – Grandstand Events

Coming July 23, 24, 25, 26 Get ready for heart pounding, hat throwing excitement in Swan River at the Northwest Roundup Grandstand. Pony Chuckwagon and 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 of [...]

2015/05/18Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2015 – Entertainment Schedule

Coming July 23, 24, 25, 26 The entertainment lineup for the Swan River Northwest Roundup and Exhibition includes Pure Country (Ken Thompson) Rock Box, and Jaydee Bixby along with a Fiddlers Contest and Talent Stage. Jaydee Bixby tickets available nos at the Chamber of Commerce Office, Kal Tire, Mervs, Club Sapp, Fit 24/7, Y Not [...]

2015/05/18Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2015 – Serving Up Great Food

Coming July 23, 24, 25, 26 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 [...]

2015/05/18Local Interest

Something Old is New at Harvest Festival

ValleyBiz Story | The Swan Valley Historical Museum held their annual Harvest Festival on Sunday, August 31, 2014. Many people stopped by to enjoy a sunny afternoon and a taste of yesteryear with fresh bread, ice cream from the general store and rides in the Model T. Click any picture for a larger version. This [...]

2014/09/02Local Interest

Swan Valley Historical Museum Celebrates Pioneer Life

ValleyBiz Story | History comes to life at the Swan Valley Historical Museum in Swan River. The museum has done a beautiful job of preserving a collection of items that portray early life in the Valley and to pay tribute to the early pioneers. Click any picture for a larger version. The Pioneer Village features [...]

2014/08/28Local Interest

Rodeo Action at the Northwest Roundup

ValleyBiz Story | The Northwest Roundup was the place to be this weekend for lots of great riding, roping, wrestling rodeo action. The fast paced events were sure to get your adrenaline pumping and send your boredom packing. Click any picture for a larger version.

2014/07/31Local Interest

Country Experiences Down on the Farm

ValleyBiz Story | If you visited Down on the Farm and the Homecraft & Horticulture Exhibits during the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition you were rewarded with unique way to explore and celebrate some of the traditional aspects of rural life. Click any picture for a larger version. Interactive displays and activities provided kids with a [...]

2014/07/29Local Interest

Pony Chariot & Chuckwagon Racing at the Roundup

ValleyBiz Story | The Pony Chariot and Pony Chuckwagon races at the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition offers 4 days of racing excitement. The fans came out rain and shine to enjoy the fast paced action and to cheer for their local favorites. Click any picture for a larger version.

2014/07/29Local Interest

Sun Shines on Swan Valley Parade

ValleyBiz Story | Although rain pounded the Valley this weekend, the weather was just right for the Northwest Roundup Chamber of Commerce Parade on the morning of Friday July 25, 2014. With a variety of entries and lots of candy, the parade is great family fun. Click any picture for a larger version. The humorous [...]

2014/07/27Local Interest

Old Fashioned Fun at Renwer – Fisher’s Siding Picnic

Submitted by: Debbie Soloway The Renwer – Fisher’s Siding Annual old fashion picnic and potluck supper took place on Sunday July 20th, 2014 in Renwer at the old Fisher’s Siding School. Click any picture for a larger version. The small committee sponsored a special celebration back in 2002 and have held the annual picnic on [...]

2014/07/22Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2014 – July 24, 25, 26 & 27

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: International Year [...]

2014/05/01Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2014 – Grandstand Events

Coming July 24, 25, 26, 27 Get ready for heart pounding, hat throwing excitement in Swan River at the Northwest Roundup Grandstand. Pony Chuckwagon and 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 of [...]

2014/05/01Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2014 – Entertainment Schedule

Coming July 24, 25, 26, 27 The entertainment lineup for the Swan River Northwest Roundup and Exhibition includes Pure Country (Ken Thompson) Rob McLane & Against the Grain, and Saskatchewan Express along with a Fiddlers Contest and Talent Stage. Click here for a printable schedule that includes all of the events during the Swan River [...]

2014/05/01Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2014 – Serving Up Great Food

Coming July 24, 25, 26, 27 The Swan River Northwest Roundup kicks off with a 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 [...]

2014/05/01Local Interest

Northwest Roundup Grandstand Thrills & Spills

ValleyBiz Story | The sound of the horn, the thunder of hooves, the roar of the crowd – the Northwest Roundup Grandstand never disappoints. The action is fast and furious, a thrill to watch and exciting to photograph. Click any picture for a larger version. Hang on to your hats, here is our coverage of [...]

2013/07/31Local Interest

Show Jumpers Compete at Northwest Roundup

ValleyBiz Story | While there is always lots of excitement at the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition grandstand, there are many unique and interesting events to see in the show ring as well. Here are a few picture we took during the Jumping Classes. Click any picture for a larger view. Jumping is a test of [...]

2013/07/30Local Interest

A Wild Ride at the Northwest Roundup

ValleyBiz Story | The Wild Horse Race was a popular event this year at the 2013 Northwest Roundup and Exhibition. Local teams got in on the action to catch, saddle, mount and be the first to chase, pull or ride the horse across the finish line. Click any picture for a larger version. It was [...]

2013/07/29Local Interest

Steven Jesmer Wins Swan Valley Credit Union Talent Stage

ValleyBiz Story | Swan River’s own Steven Jesmer was the winner of the 2013 Swan Valley Credit Union Talent Stage competition which took place July 26, 27 & 28, 2013 at the Swan River Northwest Roundup and Exhibition. Click any picture for a larger version. In celebration of 25 Years of Talent Stage, the Manitoba’s [...]

2013/07/29Local Interest

St. Andrew’s United Church Rodeo Luncheon

Submitted by: Jayne G. Leadbeater | St. Andrew’s United Church, Swan River has been having the Rodeo Luncheon for four years now. The Church took over from the Diabetic Association of Swan River after 20 years of sponsoring it. Click any picture for a larger version. It always follows the Rodeo Parade for the Swan [...]

2013/07/28Local Interest

Swan River Parade Celebrates 100 Years of 4H

ValleyBiz Story | The fun at the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition got started Friday morning on July 26, 2013 with the Chamber of Commerce Parade. Everyone gathered to enjoy the nice weather, pick up some candy and for an all around good time. Click any picture for a larger version. Marching RCMP and War Veterans [...]

2013/07/27Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2013 – July 25, 26, 27 & 28

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: Recognizing 100 [...]

2013/07/06Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2013 – Entertainment Schedule

Coming July 25, 26, 27, 28 The entertainment lineup for the Swan River Northwest Roundup and Exhibition includes Pure Country (Ken Thompson) Jason Kirkness, and local talent participating in the Grandstand Concet, Fiddlers Contest and Talent Stage. Click here for a printable schedule that includes all of the events during the Swan River 2013 NorthWest [...]

2013/07/06Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2013 – Grandstand Events

Coming July 25, 26, 27, 28 Get ready for heart pounding, hat throwing excitement in Swan River at the Northwest Roundup Grandstand. Manitoba Pony Chuckwagon and Chariot Championships, MRCA & CCA Rodeo, Novelty Act & Rodeo Clown, Heavy Horse Pull! New in 2013 our Big Screen Display gets you up close and personal with all [...]

2013/07/05Local Interest

Down on the Farm – Dedication to 100 years of 4-H

Submitted by: Meghan Rose | The Down on the Farm display at the Curling Rink during the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition will look a little different this year as it will be celebrating the past, present and future of 4-H in the Swan Valley. To help celebrate the 100th anniversary of 4-H in Canada the [...]

2013/07/05Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2013 – Serving Up Great Food

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

2013/07/04Local Interest

Town Of Swan River Minutes – June 18, 2013

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councillors Bobick, Jacobson, Friesen, Whyte, Delaurier and Sakal present. Conditional Use Hearing: The Conditional Use Hearing was called to order by Mayor McKenzie who advised that the purpose [...]

2013/06/29Local Interest

ValleyBiz Pictures Help Promote the Valley

ValleyBiz Story | They say a picture is worth a thousand words and ValleyBiz couldn’t agree more. ValleyBiz uses its photojournalism features to celebrate what’s best about life in the Swan Valley. Over the past year, we have had the opportunity to photograph many of the attractions and activities in the Swan Valley, resulting in [...]

2012/08/23Local Interest

Local Riders Participate in Gymkhana and Horse Shows

ValleyBiz Story | Many local riders participated at the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition in Gymkhana and other horse shows. Click any picture for a larger view. During Gymkhana, horse and rider work together to achieve speed, agility, control and responsiveness in executing a series of patterned racing events. Family and friends came out to the [...]

2012/08/01Local Interest

Northwest Roundup Offers a Variety of Entertainment

ValleyBiz Story | Once again this year the familiar sounds of midway music along with laughter, squeals and screams return for Northwest Roundup in Swan River. Click any picture for a larger view. The exhibit halls offered a nice break from the heat and noise. With entries in baking, canning, sewing, handicrafts, photography and horticulture, [...]

2012/07/31Local Interest

Northwest Roundup Grandstand Enjoyed by All Ages

ValleyBiz Story | People of all ages enjoyed the fast paced action at the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition grandstand this weekend. The great weather and exciting events kept even the youngest fans smiling. Click any picture for a larger version

2012/07/31Local Interest

Serving up Smiles During the Northwest Roundup

ValleyBiz Story | Things got cooking at the McKay Night Barbeque on Thursday, July 29, picked up the next day at the St. Andrews United Church Rodeo Lunch and continued on Saturday and Sunday with pancake breakfasts sponsored by Formo Motors and Parrish & Heimbecker. Click any picture for a larger version. Throughout the day [...]

2012/07/30Local Interest

Entertainment and Education Down on the Farm

ValleyBiz Story The Down on the Farm Exhibit at the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition in Swan River allows kids to get a close-up look at farming activities and learn about how agriculture contributes to their everyday life. Click any picture for a larger version. Interactive displays allow kids to dig potatoes, gather eggs, pick apples, [...]

2012/07/29Local Interest

Clowns, Candy and Fun at Swan River Parade

The annual Chamber of Commerce Parade marks the start of a weekend of family fun and excitement at the Northwest Roundup and Exhibition. 10am – the stores are closed, the streets are lined and people anxiously await the first glimpse of the parade. Click any picture for a larger version. The parade is an interactive [...]

2012/07/28Local Interest

Cowboys Gathered, Crowds Cheered, Children Played

ValleyBiz Story | This young cowboy kept a careful watch over the grandstand last night as the first Pony Chariot and Pony Chuckwagon races of the 2012 Northwest Roundup and Exhibition got underway. Click any picture for a larger version. The sound of the horn, the thrill of the race and the cheers of the [...]

2012/07/27Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2012 – 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. Chamber of Commerce Parade – Friday Morning at 10:00 am Theme: Healthy Living [...]

2012/07/12Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2012 – Entertainment Schedule

Coming July 26, 27, 28, 29 The entertainment lineup for the Swan River Northwest Roundup and Exhibition includes Pure Country (Ken Thompson) with special guest Brenda Cohn and The Ryan Keown Band plus local talent participating in the Fiddlers Contest and Talent Stage. Click here for a printable schedule that includes all of the events [...]

2012/07/09Local Interest

Northwest Roundup 2012 – Grandstand Events

Coming July 26, 27, 28, 29 Get ready for heart pounding, hat throwing excitement in Swan River at the Northwest Roundup Grandstand. Manitoba Pony Chuckwagon and Chariot Championships, MRCA & CCA Rodeo, Mini Chuckwagon Novelty Act, Heavy Horse Pull! Click here for a printable schedule that includes all of the events during the Swan River [...]

2012/07/07Local Interest