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New facility a dream come true

07/31/2014 10:13 AM

Endless hours of donated time along with an abundance of enthusiastic supporters have driven the renovations at the new location for the Steinbach Family Resource Centre.

The family-focused programming will soon be operated out of the new home at 101 North ......

  • Crash slows traffic

    A two-vehicle accident at the corner of Brandt Street and First Street slowed traffic in Steinbach along the major throughfare around 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. No one was seriously hurt after a car attempted to cross Brandt and was struck by a southbound truck. The lone occupant of the truck was uninjured. One of the four people travelling in the car was taken to hospital for observation.
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    A two-vehicle accident at the corner of Brandt Street and First Street slowed traffic in Steinbach along the major throughfare around 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. No one was seriously hurt after a car attempted to cross Brandt and was struck by a southbound truck. The lone occupant of the truck was uninjured. One of the four people travelling in the car was taken to hospital for observation.

  • Lovely lilies loving sunshine

    A large bed of lilies brings peaceful beauty to the Helena Loewen Garden beside the Jake Epp Library in Steinbach. Their vibrant colours attract attention from people passing by and creatures looking for nectar or shade. The flowers add to the other features of the garden, paying tribute to the wife of C.T. Loewen. A beautiful place to visit on a hot summer day.
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    A large bed of lilies brings peaceful beauty to the Helena Loewen Garden beside the Jake Epp Library in Steinbach. Their vibrant colours attract attention from people passing by and creatures looking for nectar or shade. The flowers add to the other features of the garden, paying tribute to the wife of C.T. Loewen. A beautiful place to visit on a hot summer day.

  • Riding to remember

    Friesen Drillers co-owner John Friesen was honored on Tuesday morning by fellow motorcycle riders who departed the family business on Highway 12 North shortly after 10 a.m. in a procession towards Friesen's funeral service at Southland Church. Friesen died last week after a motorcycle accident in Saskatchewan.
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    Friesen Drillers co-owner John Friesen was honored on Tuesday morning by fellow motorcycle riders who departed the family business on Highway 12 North shortly after 10 a.m. in a procession towards Friesen's funeral service at Southland Church. Friesen died last week after a motorcycle accident in Saskatchewan.

  • Marchand rides

    Melissa Lutz rounds the corner during the ladies barrel racing portion of the Marchand Ranch Rodeo on Sunday. Several events, including steer mugging, goat tying and wild cow milking, were held on both weekend afternoons.
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    Melissa Lutz rounds the corner during the ladies barrel racing portion of the Marchand Ranch Rodeo on Sunday. Several events, including steer mugging, goat tying and wild cow milking, were held on both weekend afternoons.

  • COPP watching speeds

    Speeds are clocked on Park Road in Steinbach as volunteers for Citizens On Patrol Program monitor the data. This is part of the Community Speed Watch Program aimed at getting motorists to ease off the gas pedal and pay more attention to the road. The equipment was effective in getting motorists to really slow down Wednesday afternoon on a stretch of road RCMP report as a troubling area for speeding.
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    Speeds are clocked on Park Road in Steinbach as volunteers for Citizens On Patrol Program monitor the data. This is part of the Community Speed Watch Program aimed at getting motorists to ease off the gas pedal and pay more attention to the road. The equipment was effective in getting motorists to really slow down Wednesday afternoon on a stretch of road RCMP report as a troubling area for speeding.

  • A tree over troubled waters

    There is a lot of activity these days at the E.A. Friesen Park in Steinbach. Along with construction crews working hard on the new splash park, city crews took time to clear out dead trees. Despite all the activity and noise outside, the inside of the library continues to have a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere.
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    There is a lot of activity these days at the E.A. Friesen Park in Steinbach. Along with construction crews working hard on the new splash park, city crews took time to clear out dead trees. Despite all the activity and noise outside, the inside of the library continues to have a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere.

  • Crashing into Monday

    One man was taken to hospital following a two vehicle crash Monday morning on Highway 52 West at Industrial Road in Steinbach. Emergency crews were called shortly after 10 a.m. when a car drove off the Petro Canada parking lot and crossed into a westbound truck, said RCMP. The female driver of the truck was checked at the scene by paramedics and released. Police are continuing to investigate.
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    One man was taken to hospital following a two vehicle crash Monday morning on Highway 52 West at Industrial Road in Steinbach. Emergency crews were called shortly after 10 a.m. when a car drove off the Petro Canada parking lot and crossed into a westbound truck, said RCMP. The female driver of the truck was checked at the scene by paramedics and released. Police are continuing to investigate.

  • Funding for fun

    Ren De Moissac, chief operations officer and Marcella Lemoine, CSR at BSI Insurance present a cheque to Melissa Beaulieu, Danielle Robert, Melisa Routhier and Stéphanie Bissonette-Robin of Parc Belle Rivière Playground Committee. BSI has donated $3,000 for the purchase and construction of equipment for the new playground in Ste Agathe in the south east corner of Belle Rivière Estates. Currently $35,000 has been raised towards the $65,000 goal.
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    Ren De Moissac, chief operations officer and Marcella Lemoine, CSR at BSI Insurance present a cheque to Melissa Beaulieu, Danielle Robert, Melisa Routhier and Stéphanie Bissonette-Robin of Parc Belle Rivière Playground Committee. BSI has donated $3,000 for the purchase and construction of equipment for the new playground in Ste Agathe in the south east corner of Belle Rivière Estates. Currently $35,000 has been raised towards the $65,000 goal.

  • Liberals paint Anola red

    Anola's most well-known Liberals united once again in Howden on Monday for the Provencher Liberal nomination meeting. Manitoba provincial party leader Rana Bokhari, who was born and raised in Anola, was one of the three official nominators to speak in support of Hayward, who now lives in the community.
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    Anola's most well-known Liberals united once again in Howden on Monday for the Provencher Liberal nomination meeting. Manitoba provincial party leader Rana Bokhari, who was born and raised in Anola, was one of the three official nominators to speak in support of Hayward, who now lives in the community.

  • Colourful return

    Dancers at the Gardenton Ukrainian Festival entertain crowds under sunny skies on Saturday afternoon in Gardenton. The festival, which returned after a one year hiatus, was once again a showcase of talented performers who helped celebrate Ukrainian culture.
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    Dancers at the Gardenton Ukrainian Festival entertain crowds under sunny skies on Saturday afternoon in Gardenton. The festival, which returned after a one year hiatus, was once again a showcase of talented performers who helped celebrate Ukrainian culture.

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