Raising Children in a Digital World

Join us for an evening presentation on Feb. 21 with Dr. Gordon Neufeld.

Learn More...

The head of Southeast Sno-Riders says the snow earlier this week was a welcome sight. Mitch Gobeil says their full trail system had been open for a few weeks but conditions were not ideal. He says all that changed this week, noting they got a significant amount of snow across the whole area.

2019 02 snowmobiles2South Junction Co-op was bustling last weekend. (Photo credit: Mitch Gobeil)"I think pretty much around six to eight inches and the trails look good. The snow has made a big improvement."

Gobeil adds they groomed all of their trails this week and expect a busy weekend.

Justin Rempel of the Voyageur Trail Grooming Association, which maintains trails along Highway #59 and area, agrees.

"We've had tonnes of snow lately which is fantastic for snowmobilers. Our trails are looking really, really good. We've got our groomer givin' er seven days a week right now, trying to catch up and get some good trails out there for everybody to use."

Rempel says with the new snow this week, they were finally to groom and open their entire trail network.

Meanwhile, Gobeil says business has really picked up at fuel and food stops along the trail system.

"It has of late, after the cold snap. The ones that I speak to the most, because I live in South 2019 02 snowmobiles1Junction, so I talk to the Co-op located in South Junction, I was told that last Saturday there were 50 snowmobiles parked there at one time. When I was there, it was about 30. So it is obvious the traffic has picked up."

 

More Local News

Anola Celebrating The Life Of Louis Riel

A spokesperson for the Anola Metis Local says Monday will be an opportunity for them to celebrate the founding father of Manitoba. Monday is Louis Riel Day in this province. It also marks the 5th…
RCMP Logo

Rash Of Vehicle Thefts Prompts Police Warning

Following a string of vehicle thefts in the Steinbach area in recent days, RCMP are asking for the public's assistance. Police say there have been numerous motor vehicles stolen, including quads and…

Baby Burnard Home At Last

After a rocky month of medical complications, travel, and three life-saving surgeries, a family from Steinbach is finally reunited in their own home. Declan was born to Mike and Jasmine Burnard on…

Hanover Gives Approval To Cabinet Maker

Second time's a charm for a cabinet maker from Hanover. Andreas Esau appeared before council in July, looking to build a shop at 14 Sterling Drive, which is a Rural Residential area south of…

Wiens Road Reconstruction Potentially Slated For 2019

The Chair of the Local Urban District Committee of Grunthal says there are two capital projects they would like to tackle in 2019. But, Anita Funk says they must first have their budget approved by…
2017 11 ted falk2

Falk Says Immigration 'Lottery' Proves Frustrating For Local Residents

Provencher Member of Parliament Ted Falk says January 28th was a frustrating day for a number of local immigrant families. He explains at 11:00 a.m. that day Refugees and Citizenship Canada opened up…
2018 02 louis riel

Most Stores Closed Monday In Steinbach

Monday will be a quiet day for retail in Steinbach. Monday, February 18 is Louis Riel Day. (A statue of Louis Riel can be found on the Manitoba Legislative grounds.)Michelle Bezditny is Executive…

City Council Asked To Consider Toonie Swim Nights

The Mayor for Steinbach says city council's decision to raise public swim fees is generating mostly positive feedback. On January 22nd, council announced fees will be going up by about one dollar…

Cold, Dry Long Weekend Forecast

The long weekend forecast for Steinbach calls for temperatures well below normal. But, Natalie Hasell with Environment Canada says you might make it through the entire weekend without needing a…

Hanover Identifies Priorities

Council for the Rural Municipality of Hanover has identified seniors housing as one of its priorities for the next two years. The commitment was made at last weekend's strategic planning session. In…

La Broquerie Residents Will Not Be Accountable For 2018 Utility Deficit

La Broquerie residents will not be financially responsible for recovering the costs of an anticipated $17,000 in utility deficit from 2018. Reeve Lewis Weiss explains that this deficit was initially…

Humble Artist From St. Pierre Appointed To The Order Of Canada

An 84-year-old man, formerly from St. Pierre, who has fulfilled his childhood dream of drawing and cartooning for a living, has been appointed into the Order of Canada. Real Berard was appointed for…

Steinbachonline.com is Steinbach's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Login