Monthly Archives: June 2024

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – June 25, 2024

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report June 25, 2024 Northwest Region Generally a better week of weather conditions. With the seeding deadline for coverage approaching, most seeding that can be completed were finalize. There are areas that remain unseeded due to excess moisture. The weekend brought precipitation to most of the region, with some localized amounts being […]

2024/06/30Local Interest

Barrows Gospel Jamboree a Blessing To All

Submitted by: Violet Plett Barrows Gospel Jamboree was again a blessing to all who attended. Due to the unstable weather we have had, we had to run the whole event inside the hall, instead of outside at the outdoor stage. Some were disappointed it was inside, but most adapted well, and some even said we […]

2024/06/28Local Interest

CFSV Feature: Benito Vesselli Dance Club

Submitted by: Community Foundation of Swan Valley (CFSV) The Benito Vesselli Dance Club received a grant to purchase new regional costumes to represent Ukraine during their performances. These costumes will not only serve their current dancers but future dancers for many years to come. The Community Foundation of Swan Valley is proud to support a […]

2024/06/27Local Interest

Ride for a Reason Raises $12,000 for Local Medical Needs

Submitted by: Sharla Haluschak Our Ride for a Reason Poker Run was successful again this year! Our little bike group with a big heart, along with awesome support from the Valley was able to donate $10,000.00 to Robert MacLeod and $2,000.00 to Nelson Church for their medical needs. Winners of the Poker hands: 1st Karen […]

2024/06/25Local Interest

Congratulations To The Graduating Class Of 2024

Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2023 Swan Valley Regional Secondary School June 20, 2024 Be Like a Tree: Stay grounded. Connect with your roots. Turn over a new leaf. Bend before you break. Celebrate your unique natural beauty. Keep Growing! Swan Valley Regional Secondary School Graduating Class of 2024 Addis, Carter Leslie Badowski, Jackson […]

2024/06/23Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – May 22, 2024

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024 at the Rural Municipality of Mountain Council Chambers in Birch River, MB. Members Present: Reeve: Keith Behrmann Councillors: Wilmer Malcolm, Dan Laychuk, Nestor Rizok, Jarrett Mosiondz, and Brad Wyatt. Councillor Pedersen was absent with notice. CAO Paige […]

2024/06/23Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Respond to Fatal Plane Crash

On June 20, 2024, at approximately 9:40 pm, Swan River RCMP responded to a plane crash north of Minitonas, in the Rural Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman. RCMP attended and located a small single engine airplane in a field east of the Lenswood Highway. The lone occupant, a 53-year-old male from the RM of Minitonas-Bowsman, was pronounced […]

2024/06/21Local Interest

Coffee and a Chat – June 25 & 27, 2024

Submitted by: Services to Seniors Coffee & a Chat June 25, 2024 Birch River Drop In Center June 27, 2024 Swan River Senior Citizen Centre Benito Drop In Center – on summer break until Sept. All venues will be at 10:00am – 12:00pm all ages welcome Refreshments will be available but no lunch this year […]

2024/06/20Local Interest

2024 Graduation: Watch Here Live 3pm Thurs, June 20/24

The Swan Valley Regional Secondary School 2024 Graduation ceremony will be streamed live via YouTube Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 3:00pm. Below is the link to the live stream – click play to start. Congratulations to all the Graduates!

2024/06/19Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – June 18, 2024

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report June 18, 2024 Northwest Region A couple of days with warmer, dry weather allowed for some seeding and spraying operations to take place. Midweek overnight temperatures were cool, with Inglis station dipping to 0°C. Saturday brought hot temperatures to most of the region, but more heat is needed for crop growth. […]

2024/06/19Local Interest

Many Presentations at May Coffee and a Chat

Submitted by: Connie Beaudry, Resource Coordinator May 2024 was a busy month for the Coffee and A Chat presenters, Birch River and Benito hosted Jennie Cowan and Deb Schulz, Swan River hosted Deb Schulz, Ryan Stupak, Juanita Garcia and Romy Russell. Jennie Cowan is a registered dietitian with Prairie Mountain Health and an expert on […]

2024/06/17Local Interest

Motion Passed to Disband Kenville United Church

>Submitted by: Merv Beasley A Congregational meeting was held at 7:30 pm on May 27th, 2024 to discuss the Motion put forward to take the necessary steps to Disband our Community of Faith as at June 30, 2025. The meeting was attended by Members, Adherents, and Friends of the Kenville United Church. After an introductions […]

2024/06/16Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – June 11, 2024

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report June 11, 2024 Northwest Region Cool, cloudy and windy conditions for most of the week along with scattered showers. Warm temperatures would benefit established crops as well as dry out fields that are too wet. Seeding is continuing where possible, with some acres being seeded around potholes. Strong winds have been […]

2024/06/16Local Interest

Thunderhill Ski Club Receives $62,000 Co-op Grant

Elevating Access: A Magic Carpet Lift For All Ages and Abilities at Thunderhill Ski Club is one of 14 projects that have received a portion of $1 million as a 2024 recipient of Co-op Community Spaces. “This investment reflects Co-op’s ongoing commitment to enhancing the quality of life for our residents by providing inclusive, year-round […]

2024/06/12Local Interest

Valley Celebrates a Diversity of Cultures At FolkFest

Submitted by: Gillian Mcgrath | Swan Valley FolkFest took place May 31 and June 1, 2024. The event was attended by around 500 kids from the schools free of charge on Friday with an additional 780 people attending on Friday and 750 on Saturday. Swan Valley FolkFest was an opportunity to celebrate our Valley’s diversity […]

2024/06/11Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – June 4, 2024

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report June 4, 2024 Northwest Region A mix of sunshine, rain and strong winds this week. Some seeding progress was made, but some areas were once again held up by rain. Full activity resumed midweek only to be interrupted by rain again across the region on Thursday. Warmer temperatures and very strong […]

2024/06/10Local Interest

Overwhelming Attendance at Benito Community Garage Sale

Submitted by: Gloria Stesenko| Benito was a fun and exciting place to be on June 1, 2024 for the 2nd annual Community Garage and Sidewalk Sale. Huge crowds of people went to the 45+ sites that offered great bargains for everyone. The kids had lots of fun in the Bouncy Structures and enjoyed the animals […]

2024/06/09Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – May 28, 2024

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report May 28, 2024 Northwest Region Frequent rains and cooler weather made for a slower week of progress. Unsettled weather Friday brought precipitation in forms of rain/snow. Swan River and The Pas precipitation was mainly rain, while the rest of the region experienced snow. Accumulated rainfall from the week has left some […]

2024/06/05Local Interest

Winnipegosis RCMP Respond to Double Homicide

RCMP Media Release | On June 2, 2024, at approximately 11:30 pm, Winnipegosis RCMP received a report of shots fired on West Road in Minegoziibe Anishinabe. Officers attended immediately and located an injured 34-year-old male. Life-saving measures were attempted by officers, but the male succumbed to his injuries on scene. The death was determined to […]

2024/06/03Local Interest

Pride in the Park – June 8, 2024

Submitted by: Erin Brown | Pride in the Park June 8, 2024 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Legion Park presented by the SVRSS GSA Music, Games, Water Balloons Boba Tea, Face Painting March around the park

2024/06/03Local Interest