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Daryl Braun

City Council Votes Against Plan To Buy Laptops

Steinbach city council has voted down a motion that would have seen the city purchase a laptop computer for each member of council who wanted one. Councillor Jake Hiebert put forward the proposal at T... read more..

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Connor Gerbrandt

Gifts of Light Anticipates Another Successful Season

Though fewer of the Bethesda Foundation’s little red trees are adorning Steinbach’s streetlights than normal, Executive Director Linda Peters says this does not signify a shortage of sponsorships in t... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Dueck Leaves Steinbach Chamber Of Commerce

The Executive Director for Steinbach Chamber of Commerce has resigned. President Tim Schmitt says after eighteen months in the position, Ben Dueck has stepped down in order to pursue other leadership ... read more..

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Kenton Dyck

Fire Department Exercise Lights Up Highway 52

A small crowd gathered at the Gospel Fellowship Church on the east end of town Tuesday evening to watch as the house next door went up in flames. The old abandoned house was burnt down as part of a S... read more..

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Kenton Dyck

Loop Track Proposed In Niverville

The owner of Artel Farms presented a conceptual design for a loop track and grain handling facility in Niverville at the Grain World Convention in Winnipeg last week. Grant Dyck says the site that he... read more..

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Connor Gerbrandt

Hanover Trustees Plan For The Future

 The Hanover School Board of Trustees met in Winnipeg this past weekend to discuss their vision for the coming year. “This annual board planning meeting is always a highlight,” comments Board Ch read more..

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Jamie Roy

One Taken To Hospital Following Two Vehicle Crash

  Steinbach's Fire Chief says one person was transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Rockwood Drive and Highway 52 near East End Garage.  Kel read more..

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Kenton Dyck

Minor Two-Vehicle Collision At Main And Lumber

Flashing lights could be seen up and down Main Street in Steinbach early Tuesday evening following a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Main Street and Lumber Avenue. The collision was... read more..

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Jamie Roy

Outdoor Rinks Soon To Be Ready

With the help from mother nature, outdoor rinks in Steinbach could be ready earlier than usual. Russ Dyck, Head of Parks and Recreation for the City, says they began making ice on the outdoor rink at... read more..

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Daryl Braun

Piney Pursuing Political Solution On Border Hours

The Reeve of Piney is upset that the Canada Border Services Agency did not take people seriously when they explained how a reduction in hours at border crossings will cause them hardship. Wayne Anders... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Throne Speech Continues Road To Recovery

The Manitoba government says it remains committed to fixing the province's finances, repairing services and rebuilding the economy. Lieutenant Governor Janice Filmon delivered Tuesday's throne speech... read more..

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Daryl Braun

House To Be Burned Down Tuesday Evening

There will be a house fire Tuesday evening in Steinbach's east end. Fire Chief Kel Toews says weather permitting, the fire department will burn down a derelict house just east of the Gospel Fellowship... read more..

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Daryl Braun

Car Stolen During Test Drive

Steinbach RCMP report a vehicle was stolen Sunday evening. The owner of the grey, 2008 Honda Accord Coupe, lives along Loewen Boulevard, a few miles east of Steinbach. A potential buyer took the car ... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Contaminated Recycling An Ongoing Problem In Steinbach

The Sanitation Supervisor for Steinbach calls it unfortunate and frustrating when commenting on the recycling habits of people in Steinbach and area. Eldon Wallman is reacting to the story we told ea... read more..

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Daryl Braun

Falk Unhappy That CBSA Is Not Listening

Provencher Member of Parliament Ted Falk is disappointed that the Canada Border Services Agency won't reconsider its decision to cut hours at the South Junction, Piney and Tolstoi border crossings. Th... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Flu Shot Clinics Wrap In Southeast

Southern Health has wrapped its flu shot clinics for 2018. Bev Unger is Regional Manager for Public Health/ Healthy Living. She says this year they held 73 advertised clinics in 59 communities. They ... read more..

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Connor Gerbrandt

Shoebox Season Ends In The Southeast

4,400 Christmas Shoeboxes were collected by the Blumenort EMC and Grunthal Bergthaler church shoebox stores this year. Debbie de Klein, who coordinates the Operation Christmas Child shoebox collectio... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Utility Trailer And Contents Stolen In Steinbach

Steinbach RCMP continue to search for those responsible for stealing a utility trailer filled with contents. The trailer was taken from a residential property in Steinbach, sometime between October 20... read more..

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Kenton Dyck

A Year Of Cooking Classes Capped Off With Korean Luncheon

A Korean Christmas Luncheon was held at the Mitchell and Area Seniors Recreation Centre on Saturday to celebrate a year of cultural cooking classes. Local Organizer Jane Penner says back in March Oli... read more..

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Daryl Braun

Man Charged After Vehicle Hits Ditch Saturday

A single vehicle mishap Saturday has resulted in a charge of impaired driving. Steinbach RCMP were notified Saturday, shortly before 3:00 p.m., that a vehicle had hit the ditch along Highway #12 abou... read more..

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Daryl Braun

Goertzens Welcome A Newborn

Former Steinbach Mayor Chris Goertzen and wife Annalee have welcomed their third child into the world. Frank David Schellenberg Goertzen was born last Wednesday, November 14. Dad says the names come f... read more..

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Daryl Braun

Local Women's Shelter Says Education Key To Ending Abuse

The executive director of the women's shelter in Steinbach says despite years of public education, domestic violence continues to be a serious problem here in Southeastern Manitoba. This is Domestic V... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Blumenort Fire Hall Nears Completion

The Fire Chief for Hanover says by the end of December, the new fire hall should be complete at Blumenort. Paul Wiebe says right now it is about 85 per cent finished. He says they were hoping to take... read more..

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Daryl Braun

Goertzen Excited About New Session To Start Tuesday

A new session of the Manitoba Legislature will begin Tuesday with the reading of the Speech from the Throne. Steinbach MLA Kelvin Goertzen, who is the minister of Education, Immigration and Training, ... read more..

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Jamie Roy

La Broquerie/Steinbach Covering More Ground This Year

It's another sign the holiday season is approaching. The team at Operation Red Nose La Broquerie/Steinbach held its launch on Friday and Coordinator Francois Grenier says with a team in St. Malo now ... read more..

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Jamie Roy

Dobrowolski Looking to Reclaim AMM Presidency

A familiar name is in the running to be the next president of the Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM). Doug Dobrowolski previously held the position between 2008 and 2015 before stepping dow... read more..

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Jamie Roy

Missing Teen Safely Located

RCMP say 17-year-old Heather Nancy Flett has been safely located.  Flett went missing on October 24, 2018. Police would like to thank the public for their assistance.  ... read more..

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Shannon Dueck

Seniors Still Leading The Way In Flu Shots

About 1,200 flu shots have been provided already this year by staff at Shoppers Drug Mart in Steinbach. Pharmacist Owner Hans Epp says this is the fifth year that they have been offering flu shots to... read more..

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Kenton Dyck

Christmas Markets Pop Up All Over The Southeast

With a number of Christmas craft sales being hosted this weekend, residents of southeastern Manitoba had a great opportunity to get a jump on Christmas shopping. People flocked to the Clearspring Cen... read more..

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Jamie Roy

Farmers Looking Back On Surprisingly Average Harvest Season

According to local producers, the 2018 harvest season came with mixed emotions. Scott Robinson, an agronomist with Catellier Seeds in Dufrost, says crops fared surprisingly well this year especially ... read more..

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