Monthly Archives: February 2023

Coffee and a Chat – March 14 & 16, 2023

Submitted by: Services to Seniors Coffee and a Chat March 14, 2023 Cultural Building in WSFN 10:00am – 12:00pm March 16, 2023 Senior Centre in Swan River 10:00am – 12:00pm This month’s topics: • Fraud, how to recognize fraud • Getting to know your healthcare directive Speakers: RCMP Deb Schulz, NP (healthcare directive) Refreshments served, […]

2023/02/28Local Interest

Coffee and A Chat: Groceries, Budgets and Taxes

Submitted by: Swan River & District Community Resource Council Inc. – Service to Seniors The February 14 and 16, 2023 Coffee and a Chat sessions were attended by 36 people. Topics this month were making nutritious affordable meals with Katie Kroeker and Bruce Hardie CPA giving us hints on how to make a household budget […]

2023/02/28Local Interest

Billy Beal Classic Ice Fishing Derby – March 18, 2023

Submitted by: Carolin Foster | 24th Annual Billy Beal Classic Ice Fishing Derby Sat. March 18, 2023 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Whitefish Lake $10,000 First Prize The Billy Beal Classic Fishing Derby is back this year with many prizes! All proceeds go to the Swan Valley Lion’s Medical Assistance Fund to help Swan Valley […]

2023/02/24Local Interest

CFSV Feature: Swan Valley Trails Association

Submitted by: Community Foundation of Swan Valley (CFSV) The CFSV awarded a grant to The Swan Valley Trails Association that helped purchase a walk behind brush mower as well as a few smaller tools for maintaining, grooming and making trails. The mower and tools will mainly stay and work at the Rex Leach Trail, and […]

2023/02/21Local Interest

Great Music and Food at Winter Warm-Up Concert

Submitted by: Candace Balbo The Winter Warm-Up concert fundraiser for the Swan Valley Historical Museum held on February 3, 2023 featured music by country artist J.J. Voss and our own Terri Boyd. In addition to the great music, guests sampled a variety of delicious appetizers and made-in-Manitoba craft beers. The “penny auction” and 50/50 draw […]

2023/02/20Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – January 11, 2023

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, January 11th, 2023 at the Rural Municipality of Mountain Council Chambers in Birch River, MB. Members Present: Reeve: Keith Behrmann Councillors: Wilmer Malcolm, Nestor Rizok, Jarrett Mosiondz, and Brad Wyatt. Councillor Pedersen and Nadolney were absent with notice. CAO Paige […]

2023/02/19Local Interest

Hockey Manitoba Rural A Provincials: March 3-5, 2023

Submitted by: Amanda Dixon The Swan Valley U11 A Team is hosting Hockey Manitoba Rural A Provincials, presented by Cargill Ltd. Provincials will be held on the weekend of March 3-5th at the Swan River Centennial Arena, hosting 8 teams. This driven group of hockey players are looking forward to the opportunity of hosting Provincials […]

2023/02/17Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Robbery

RCMP Media Release | On February 14, 2023, at approximately 3:20 pm, Swan River RCMP responded to a robbery outside a business on Main Street, in Swan River. It was reported that two victims, a 15-year-old female, and a 14-year-old male, were walking on Main Street when they were approached by a male and female. […]

2023/02/15Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Make Arrests After Armed Standoff

RCMP Media Release | On February 10, 2023, at 10:25 am, Swan River RCMP received a report of a 29-year-old male having been assaulted on Sapotaweyak Cree Nation and was being transported to the Swan Valley health Center with non-life threatening injuries. Shortly thereafter, at 11:00 am, officers were advised that two additional males, ages […]

2023/02/14Local Interest

Over 40 Vendors at Valentines Home Business & Craft Sale

Submitted by: Carolin Foster Over 40 Venders consisting of local artists, crafters, entrepreneurs, fundraising organizations and shoppers alike participated in the Valentines Home Business & Craft Sale at the War Veterans Hall on Saturday, February 11, 2023. It was the happening place to be to see friends old and new and stock up on your […]

2023/02/14Local Interest

2023 Vintage Ride – February 25, 2023

Submitted by: Tammela Bobick | 2023 Vintage Ride February 25, 2023 3:00 – 3:30pm $20 Vintage Registration Starts at 10:00 am (2000 and Older) Includes Free Lunch Payout to Vintage Drivers: 1st 30%, 2nd 20% All riders are required to sign waiver prior to participating Chinese Auction and 50/50 All are welcome to come see […]

2023/02/08Local Interest

Minitonas Homecoming: June 30 – July 2, 2023

Submitted by: Mandy Slepicka & Jody Nakonechny | Minitonas will be hosting a homecoming celebration July long weekend 2023! Minitonas Homecoming Fri June 30, 2023 Sat July 1, 2023 Sun July 2, 2023 It will be a fun filled weekend with lots of activities, entertainment and great food! Friday June 30, 2023 Registration will be […]

2023/02/06Local Interest

Valentine’s Home Business & Craft Sale – Feb 11, 2023

Submitted by: Carolin Foster | Valentine’s Home Business & Craft Sale Sat. February 11, 2023 10 am – 3 pm War Veterans Hall Swan River Homemade Soaps, Baking, Woodwork, Sewing, Beaded Jewellery, Crocheting, Toys Julies Catering is hosting the luncheon. Silent Auction proceeds will go toward upgrading the kids’ playground equipment in the Valley.

2023/02/05Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – January 16, 2023

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the January 16, 2023 Board Meeting Submitted by: Cameron Mateika, Superintendent/CEO 1. Manitoba Apprenticeship meeting on December 15, 2022, was discussed. Level II Carpentry and an 8 Week Heavy Duty Level one could result. 2. December 16, 2022, Meeting with Heavy Construction Association. Grader Simulator is Available 3. […]

2023/02/02Local Interest