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Plaza fireplace far from fiery

02/26/2017 8:30 AM

A mound of snow sits at the centre of the large limestone and stainless steel outdoor fireplace that adorns the centre of Steinbach’s new community plaza—a far cry from the orange flame that was intended to emanate from the structure.

“The fireplace isn’t working yet, and it probably won’t work,” city engineer Phil Kalyta told members of city council last week, ......

Kleefeld water woes reviewed in report

02/25/2017 6:30 PM

RM of Hanover council will consider other options in finding a water supply without high levels of barium in the Kleefeld area after studies indicate that previously proposed solutions are not feasible.

In early February, the Manitoba Water Services Board (MWSB) ...


  • Tache sign funding request unsuccessful

    02/24/2017 9:00 AM

    Councillors in the RM of Tache did not receive the verdict they were hoping for regarding a federal grant application intended to assist its forthcoming Centre of Canada signage along the Trans-Canada Highway.

    At their most recent meeting, councillors were informed ...

  • City to evaluate pool hours

    02/23/2017 8:30 AM

    If Councillor Susan Penner gets her way, Steinbach families could soon spend more statutory holidays sliding, splashing, and swimming.

    During council question period this week, Penner asked why the Steinbach Aquatic Centre was closed on Louis Riel Day—a holiday ostensibly designed ...

  • Tomorrow in The Carillon

    02/22/2017 6:30 PM

    Find these stories and more in the Feb. 23 issue of The Carillon.

    Taxes going up

    Reporter Jordan Ross takes you through Steinbach city council's decision to increase taxes.

    Kleefeld water woes

    Reporter Adriana Mingo shares about the search for a better water source ...

  • Hanover to deliberate on recreation projects

    02/22/2017 11:00 AM

    After a feasibility study has determined project costs for recreation projects in Blumenort, Grunthal and Mitchell, RM of Hanover council will now have to decide which community’s project—or any at all—they will move forward with.

    In November 2015, Hanover began working ...

  • Left to right, Gilles Detillieux, David Dawson, and Frank Clincke listen to Winnipeg lawyer Douglas Tingey’s lecture on the potential local environmental impact of the proposed Energy East pipeline. Its route would bring it near communities like Ile des Chenes, Lorette, Ste Anne and Falcon Lake.

    Local impact of pipeline pondered

    02/21/2017 11:25 AM
  • New Bothwell festival approaches

    02/21/2017 11:15 AM

    The Southeast winter carnival season spotlight is on New Bothwell this coming weekend as they host two days of seasonal festivities on Feb. 24 to 25.

    The festivities begin Friday at 6:30 p.m. with public skating. Registration for the evening’s cribbage ...

  • Janine Bergamot displays her jewelry creations in her private, Hadashville-area home studio.

    Between a rock and an art place

    02/20/2017 8:30 AM
  • Asylum seekers cross border Saturday night

    02/19/2017 3:30 PM

    It was another busy night in Emerson.

    Manitoba RCMP report that 22 people were found to be crossing the border illegally overnight on Saturday.

    All were taken to the Canadian Border Services Agency port at Emerson.

    Dozens of people have crossed from the ...

  • Search for new RHA CEO underway

    02/19/2017 8:30 AM

    Work to fill Southern Health CEO Kathy McPhail’s shoes is well underway.

    The head of the health authority announced her plans to retire last November.

    At a meeting of the board of directors in January, it was reported that 16 resumes were ...

  • La Broquerie fire department members, paramedics and members of the RCMP work on the scene of a two-vehicle crash on PR 302 just outside of La Broquerie on Saturday night.

    Crash closes highway near La Broquerie

    02/18/2017 11:15 PM
  • SAC hosts Fringe fest for families

    02/18/2017 8:15 AM

    Anyone looking for something to do on Louis Riel Day on Monday may want to consider an afternoon of theatre courtesy of the Steinbach Arts Council.

    Three shows featuring local actors will be mounted at the Steinbach Cultural Arts Centre on ...

  • St Malo readies for friendly festivities

    02/17/2017 9:00 AM

    You will be among friends in St Malo as the Festival of Friends returns this weekend.

    Some of the offerings include fireworks starting at 7:30 p.m. on Friday night at St Malo School.

    Saturday morning is highlighted by start of the Actif ...


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