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A school without a play structure?

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Take away the kids and the playground looks abandoned.

Nestled outside Ecole Heritage Immersion in St Pierre-Jolys, surrounded by four walls, is an enclosed playing area for the school’s youngest pupils, but what’s most evident in this playground is what is ......

  • Pinocchio comes to life

    Pinocchio (Myah) and Fox (Lydia) try to come to a trusting agreement at Clearspring Middle School in Steinbach as grades 5 and 6 students present the musical Pinocchio. The living puppet finds out that not everyone can be trusted while Fox also learns a valuable lesson. There will be another performance of the classic tale tonight at 7 p.m.
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    Pinocchio (Myah) and Fox (Lydia) try to come to a trusting agreement at Clearspring Middle School in Steinbach as grades 5 and 6 students present the musical Pinocchio. The living puppet finds out that not everyone can be trusted while Fox also learns a valuable lesson. There will be another performance of the classic tale tonight at 7 p.m.

  • Awesome night

    Noah Froese, Paxton Koop, Parker Rempel and Tyson Koop (clockwise from back left) built a strong performance at the Southeastern Manitoba Festival's gala celebration on Tuesday night with their rendition of the song
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    Noah Froese, Paxton Koop, Parker Rempel and Tyson Koop (clockwise from back left) built a strong performance at the Southeastern Manitoba Festival's gala celebration on Tuesday night with their rendition of the song "Everything is awesome" from The Lego Movie. The quartet, which was recognized as the top musical theatre vocal ensemble at the festival, was one of over two dozen winners to perform at the gala.

  • A smooth Cadence

    Strip away the musical instruments and you're left with the vocal ranges of Cadence, a four-man a capella group known to audiences across Canada and around the world. They visited Grace Mennonite Church in Steinbach on Monday, the latest musical act in the Steinbach Arts Council's concert series.
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    Strip away the musical instruments and you're left with the vocal ranges of Cadence, a four-man a capella group known to audiences across Canada and around the world. They visited Grace Mennonite Church in Steinbach on Monday, the latest musical act in the Steinbach Arts Council's concert series.

  • Snow problem

    Winter weather has returned to the Southeast as a blanket of snow fell over the region on Monday. Roads in the area were slippery. Emergency crews responded on Monday morning, shortly before 9 a.m. to a two-vehicle collision just west of Mitchell which required traffic to be detoured along Highway 52. There were no serious injuries.
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    Winter weather has returned to the Southeast as a blanket of snow fell over the region on Monday. Roads in the area were slippery. Emergency crews responded on Monday morning, shortly before 9 a.m. to a two-vehicle collision just west of Mitchell which required traffic to be detoured along Highway 52. There were no serious injuries.

  • Sweep victory

    Members of the Grunthal Red Wings mob goaltender John Laninga after the big man backstopped the team to complete a sweep of the defending champion Steinbach Huskies and capture the Hanover Tache Junior Hockey championship with a 4-2 victory on Wednesday night.
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    Members of the Grunthal Red Wings mob goaltender John Laninga after the big man backstopped the team to complete a sweep of the defending champion Steinbach Huskies and capture the Hanover Tache Junior Hockey championship with a 4-2 victory on Wednesday night.

  • Hockey helps the hungry

    Fred Peters and Steve Peters (team manager of the Red River Wild) from the Morris Build-All Centre sport Husky jerseys while donating $500 of groceries to South East Helping Hands. Kevin Burton of the Huskies and Joel Hartung of The Lumber Zone cheerfully support the donation which came as the result of a hockey bet involving the Huskies and the Wild. Steinbach's team fought back to win the series 4-3.
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    Fred Peters and Steve Peters (team manager of the Red River Wild) from the Morris Build-All Centre sport Husky jerseys while donating $500 of groceries to South East Helping Hands. Kevin Burton of the Huskies and Joel Hartung of The Lumber Zone cheerfully support the donation which came as the result of a hockey bet involving the Huskies and the Wild. Steinbach's team fought back to win the series 4-3.

  • In plane view

    The Diamond Aces Radio Control Flying Club put their model planes up for display at the Clearspring Centre in Steinbach. The flying club was formed in 1991 by a small group of modelers in the Steinbach area. With a flying site near the community, they don't have far to go to enjoy their hobby.
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    The Diamond Aces Radio Control Flying Club put their model planes up for display at the Clearspring Centre in Steinbach. The flying club was formed in 1991 by a small group of modelers in the Steinbach area. With a flying site near the community, they don't have far to go to enjoy their hobby.

  • Supporting biosecurity in Blumenort

    Rick Peters, VP of Operations for Steve's Livestock, extends appreciation to Provencher MP Ted Falk and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn for government support in improvements to truck-washing facilities that improve biosecurity. The Blumenort company is receiving $825,000 to expand and redevelop the washing facilities. Blue Water Wash, an affiliated company of Steve's Livestock, has five state-of-the-art drive-through washing bays, a baking bay and an undercarriage washing system.
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    Rick Peters, VP of Operations for Steve's Livestock, extends appreciation to Provencher MP Ted Falk and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn for government support in improvements to truck-washing facilities that improve biosecurity. The Blumenort company is receiving $825,000 to expand and redevelop the washing facilities. Blue Water Wash, an affiliated company of Steve's Livestock, has five state-of-the-art drive-through washing bays, a baking bay and an undercarriage washing system.

  • Welcome aboard

    Maria Reimer shakes hands with Steinbach Credit Union board chairman Reg Penner at the SCU annual general meeting on Tuesday night as CEO Glenn Friesen looks on. Reimer, a lawyer and also a granddaughter of SCU founding member P.J. Reimer, successfully won election to the board of directors along with incumbents Alan Barkman and Doris Martens. Long-time former board chairman Ted Falk lost his bid for reelection.
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    Maria Reimer shakes hands with Steinbach Credit Union board chairman Reg Penner at the SCU annual general meeting on Tuesday night as CEO Glenn Friesen looks on. Reimer, a lawyer and also a granddaughter of SCU founding member P.J. Reimer, successfully won election to the board of directors along with incumbents Alan Barkman and Doris Martens. Long-time former board chairman Ted Falk lost his bid for reelection.

  • Legion serves up breakfast

    Steinbach Legion president Bill Richards and his wife Cindy serve up breakfast and a few jokes at a fundraising event Saturday morning. Money raised will be used to support the Legion and its charities. The breakfast was well received by the public and Richards suggested this could become a monthly event.
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    Steinbach Legion president Bill Richards and his wife Cindy serve up breakfast and a few jokes at a fundraising event Saturday morning. Money raised will be used to support the Legion and its charities. The breakfast was well received by the public and Richards suggested this could become a monthly event.

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