Wildlife wish welcomed

By Sheila Runions

Banner Staff

It will be 10 years this October since Sam Henry of Oak River district passed away, and four years next month that his wife Doris died, yet their love of the land continues. Nearly 30 years ago they began learning about MWF Habitat Foundation’s Habitat Trust. A non-profit charity which is dedicated to the preservation of habitat; it was established to receive, hold, maintain and manage upland and wetland habitat in perpetuity. Run by volunteers and fundraisers, administrative director Larry Milian explains, “We can’t do everything all at once; we do it when time and money allow.”*

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Symphony Under The Sky Cancelled


The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, together with the Symphony Under the Sky Event Committee is very disappointed to announce the cancellation of the scheduled performance at the Selo Ukraina site in Dauphin, Manitoba. A temperamental weather forecast for the weekend made for a difficult decision.

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Summer bike safety

By RCMP Media Relations

With summer in full swing, here are some bicycle safety tips to make all your journeys great. 

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MYJC update

By Andrea Futrell

Youth Engagement Leader, Rivers Manitoba Youth Job Centre

On Aug. 1 the Odd Job Squad hosted a car wash that was very successful. One of the best parts about my job is nurturing young kids into young adults who are ready to join the work force. Rivers is very supportive of this program, and for that, I invite you to give yourself a big pat on the back!

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Century Farm celebration

By Jessie Bell

Rivers Banner

On Friday, Aug 8 more than 50 relatives and neighbours of Gordon Hammond gathered in his spacious and well-maintained farmyard in the Tarbolton district (southeast of Bradwardine). Inside a separate building from the house were displays of family pictures and framed Manitoba Centennial Farm awards. Issued in 2014, the land at SW 8-11-22W, RM of Daly, has been farmed by the Hammond family for more than 100 years.

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