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Feeding the hungry

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In 2004, Farm Credit Canada started an annual food drive to support food banks across Canada. South East Helping Hands in Steinbach is one of many food banks benefiting from the efforts.

Nationally, FCC helped raise over 17 million pounds of ......

  • Service with a smile

    Christine Bearpark, Jeannette DeLong and Audrey Harder take time during their Tuesday lunch hour to greet supporters of enVision Community Living, picking up slices of pizza from Rocco's Pizzeria. All proceeds go to enVision's Fall Campaign to cover the construction cost of a wheelchair accessible home in Steinbach.
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    Christine Bearpark, Jeannette DeLong and Audrey Harder take time during their Tuesday lunch hour to greet supporters of enVision Community Living, picking up slices of pizza from Rocco's Pizzeria. All proceeds go to enVision's Fall Campaign to cover the construction cost of a wheelchair accessible home in Steinbach.

  • Digging into emergency services

    La Verendrye MLA Ron Lemieux announces the official start for construction of an emergency services garage in Ile des Chenes. Construction of the new Two-unit ambulance station is expected to be completed by summer of 2015.
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    La Verendrye MLA Ron Lemieux announces the official start for construction of an emergency services garage in Ile des Chenes. Construction of the new Two-unit ambulance station is expected to be completed by summer of 2015.

  • Splash away

    Steinbach city councillor Susan Penner and Mayor Chris Goertzen get some help on Tuesday morning opening the city's new splash park on Elmdale Street next to the Jake Epp Library. Penner's children and Goertzen's son, Otto, helped press the button to celebrate the park's completion. The splash park is expected to will remain open for a while longer this month, depending on the weather. The new amenity is free to use and is, with a push of a button, in operation from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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    Steinbach city councillor Susan Penner and Mayor Chris Goertzen get some help on Tuesday morning opening the city's new splash park on Elmdale Street next to the Jake Epp Library. Penner's children and Goertzen's son, Otto, helped press the button to celebrate the park's completion. The splash park is expected to will remain open for a while longer this month, depending on the weather. The new amenity is free to use and is, with a push of a button, in operation from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Batter up

    Peter Dick pours some more batter for another order of waffles at Mennonite Heritage Village during lunch at Fall on the Farm on Monday.
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    Peter Dick pours some more batter for another order of waffles at Mennonite Heritage Village during lunch at Fall on the Farm on Monday.

  • Headed to the lake

    The long weekend got off to a wet start on Friday as as major thunderstorm moved through the Southeast. Streets and parking lots in Steinbach were flooded as the rains and wind made for slow driving over the noon hour.
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    The long weekend got off to a wet start on Friday as as major thunderstorm moved through the Southeast. Streets and parking lots in Steinbach were flooded as the rains and wind made for slow driving over the noon hour.

  • West Hawk landmark ablaze

    Local fire firefighters battle a large fire at a West Hawk Lake landmark on Friday morning. Plumes of black smoke could be seen billowing from the West Hawk Inn and West Wok restaurant. At this early stage, the fire is suspected to have started in the inn before moving into the restaurant.
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    Local fire firefighters battle a large fire at a West Hawk Lake landmark on Friday morning. Plumes of black smoke could be seen billowing from the West Hawk Inn and West Wok restaurant. At this early stage, the fire is suspected to have started in the inn before moving into the restaurant.

  • Niverville council gets iced

    Niverville Town Council did not waste much time after accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge nomination from local businesses. After a public meeting Tuesday evening, John Falk, Angela Janz, Myron Dyck and John Funk dumped ice into the bucket of a pay loader at Hespeler Park and then braced for the icy cold shower to bring awareness to ALS, a fatal disease that seriously affects a persons quality of life. Niverville council has nominated councils for Steinbach, Hanover and Ritchot.
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    Niverville Town Council did not waste much time after accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge nomination from local businesses. After a public meeting Tuesday evening, John Falk, Angela Janz, Myron Dyck and John Funk dumped ice into the bucket of a pay loader at Hespeler Park and then braced for the icy cold shower to bring awareness to ALS, a fatal disease that seriously affects a persons quality of life. Niverville council has nominated councils for Steinbach, Hanover and Ritchot.

  • Pistons look primed

    The Steinbach Pistons now have their new logo painted onto centre ice at Centennial Arena. The team's rookie camp begins on Saturday.
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    The Steinbach Pistons now have their new logo painted onto centre ice at Centennial Arena. The team's rookie camp begins on Saturday.

  • Cruisin' for a Cause

    Janna Penner and her daughter Allegra visit the Steinbach A & W on Thursday to support research into a disease that affects approximately one in 330 Canadians. There is no cure for Multiple Sclerosis, a disease that is complex and unpredictable. It affects vision, hearing, memory, balance and mobility. A & W's Cruisin' for a Cause raised $1.5 million last year at its locations throughout Canada.
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    Janna Penner and her daughter Allegra visit the Steinbach A & W on Thursday to support research into a disease that affects approximately one in 330 Canadians. There is no cure for Multiple Sclerosis, a disease that is complex and unpredictable. It affects vision, hearing, memory, balance and mobility. A & W's Cruisin' for a Cause raised $1.5 million last year at its locations throughout Canada.

  • Checking out the harvest

    Canada geese settle into a freshly harvested field west of Mitchell. The morning sun and cool breeze helps create a beautiful country scene to start the day.
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    Canada geese settle into a freshly harvested field west of Mitchell. The morning sun and cool breeze helps create a beautiful country scene to start the day.

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