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Geocaching attracts treasure hunters

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It's being called modern day treasure hunting and it's becoming popular around the world. Here in Steinbach, geocaching is alive and well with a number of caches to be found.

Madison Friesen is the program coordinator at the Jake Epp Library. ......

  • A peaceful Halloween

    There's nothing scary in this classroom on Halloween. Students in this grade six class decided to use the costume day to promote peaceful living.
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    There's nothing scary in this classroom on Halloween. Students in this grade six class decided to use the costume day to promote peaceful living.

  • Reimer run-in

    Steinbach RCMP Staff Sgt. Harold Laninga speaks with firefighter Trevor Schellenberg at the scene a two-vehicle accident at the corner of Brandt Street and Reimer Avenue on Wednesday morning. Laninga said it appears that an eastbound Dodge Caravan was crossing Brandt Street and failed to stop for a red light when it was struck by a northbound Cadillac. There were no serious injuries.
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    Steinbach RCMP Staff Sgt. Harold Laninga speaks with firefighter Trevor Schellenberg at the scene a two-vehicle accident at the corner of Brandt Street and Reimer Avenue on Wednesday morning. Laninga said it appears that an eastbound Dodge Caravan was crossing Brandt Street and failed to stop for a red light when it was struck by a northbound Cadillac. There were no serious injuries.

  • Rollover near Blumenort

    One woman was taken to hospital Monday afternoon after her car rolled on Highway #12 just south of Blumenort. Steinbach RCMP report that her injuries were not severe. It is believed that distracted driving could have been the reason the driver lost control of the vehicle, police said. There were no passengers in the car.
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    One woman was taken to hospital Monday afternoon after her car rolled on Highway #12 just south of Blumenort. Steinbach RCMP report that her injuries were not severe. It is believed that distracted driving could have been the reason the driver lost control of the vehicle, police said. There were no passengers in the car.

  • Three's company

    Stan Toews, right, was reelected as RM of Hanover reeve by nearly a 2:1 margin as voters  selected the eight-year veteran to steer the RM for another term. After votes were tabulated, Toews was greeted by several dozen family and friends at the New Bothwell Community Centre. He told the audience during his congratulatory speech he had already won earlier that day when his 15 grandchildren cast their vote in their own makeshift ballot box. Toews said he received unanimous support.
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    Stan Toews, right, was reelected as RM of Hanover reeve by nearly a 2:1 margin as voters selected the eight-year veteran to steer the RM for another term. After votes were tabulated, Toews was greeted by several dozen family and friends at the New Bothwell Community Centre. He told the audience during his congratulatory speech he had already won earlier that day when his 15 grandchildren cast their vote in their own makeshift ballot box. Toews said he received unanimous support.

  • Off to the races

    Steinbach city council candidate John Fehr heads out of the polls as The Carillon stops by the Pat Porter Active Living Centre in the first hour of polling on Wednesday in the municipal election. Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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    Steinbach city council candidate John Fehr heads out of the polls as The Carillon stops by the Pat Porter Active Living Centre in the first hour of polling on Wednesday in the municipal election. Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Highway hang-up

    Steinbach firefighters provide assistance after a three-vehicle collision involving a trio of southbound vehicles on Highway 12 north of Loewen Boulevard shortly after 1 p.m. on Monday. There appeared to be no serious injuries.
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    Steinbach firefighters provide assistance after a three-vehicle collision involving a trio of southbound vehicles on Highway 12 north of Loewen Boulevard shortly after 1 p.m. on Monday. There appeared to be no serious injuries.

  • A shot in the arm

    Steinbach MLA Kelvin Goertzen smiles while pharmacist Hans Epp injects the flu shot at Shopper's Drug Mart in Steinbach. This is the first time pharmacists in Manitoba are allowed to provide the flu shot to the public.
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    Steinbach MLA Kelvin Goertzen smiles while pharmacist Hans Epp injects the flu shot at Shopper's Drug Mart in Steinbach. This is the first time pharmacists in Manitoba are allowed to provide the flu shot to the public.

  • Funding with a smile

    Provencher MP Ted Falk announces $10,800 in funding to the Summer in the City festival while at the Steinbach Arts Council on Tuesday morning. The local MP was touring the Southeast on behalf of the federal government handing out additional festival funding to the tune of $13,800 for the Niverville Olde Tyme Country Fair, $11,400 for the Festival of Friends in St Malo and $14,300 for St Pierre's Sugaring Off Festival.
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    Provencher MP Ted Falk announces $10,800 in funding to the Summer in the City festival while at the Steinbach Arts Council on Tuesday morning. The local MP was touring the Southeast on behalf of the federal government handing out additional festival funding to the tune of $13,800 for the Niverville Olde Tyme Country Fair, $11,400 for the Festival of Friends in St Malo and $14,300 for St Pierre's Sugaring Off Festival.

  • Laughter is best medicine

    Southern Health CEO Kathy  McPhail and acting RHA board chairman Guy Levesque review highlights of the last year at the health authority's annual general meeting in Niverville on Thursday night. The RHA shared emerging details from its community health assessment due to be completed next spring and reported on its financial position, including a $1.5 million surplus on its nearly $350 million budget.
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    Southern Health CEO Kathy McPhail and acting RHA board chairman Guy Levesque review highlights of the last year at the health authority's annual general meeting in Niverville on Thursday night. The RHA shared emerging details from its community health assessment due to be completed next spring and reported on its financial position, including a $1.5 million surplus on its nearly $350 million budget.

  • A watershed moment

    Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh delivers a cheque for $25,000 into the hands of Seine-Rat River Conservation District chairman Cornie Goertzen on Thursday afternoon in La Broquerie. The provincial funding will assist the local conservation district in developing an intergrated watershed management plan for the Roseau River watershed, which has been under SRRCD's oversight since September 2013.
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    Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh delivers a cheque for $25,000 into the hands of Seine-Rat River Conservation District chairman Cornie Goertzen on Thursday afternoon in La Broquerie. The provincial funding will assist the local conservation district in developing an intergrated watershed management plan for the Roseau River watershed, which has been under SRRCD's oversight since September 2013.

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  • Quilters to show off craft

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    The Steinbach Arts Council presents “Thriving Traditions by the Village Quilters” featuring the Mennonite Heritage Village Quilters.

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