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Interlake Spectator 2016

Jul. 14, 2016 Issue:

  • Museum, art centre celebrated over weekend

Jun. 16, 2016 Issue:

  • Getting to know the Interlake–Featuring the communities of the Rural Municipality of Grahamdale
  • Pro Roof Builders Interlake Opens in Gimli (Advertorial)

May 26, 2016 Issue:

  • Gimli Art Club rakes in ribbons at Interlake art show
  • Welcome Back Cottagers

May 5, 2016 Issue:

  • Getting to know the Interlake–Featuring the communities of the Rural Municipality of Fisher

April 7, 2016 Issue:

  • Getting to know the Interlake–Featuring the communities of the Rural Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton and the Town of Arborg

Interlake Spectator 2015

Aug. 27, 2015 Issue:

  • 2nd annual Arborg street festival succeeds despite rain

Jul. 23, 2015 Issue:

  • Arborg’s many infrastructure projects

Jul. 16, 2015 Issue:

  • Cross country cyclists take break at farmers market

Jul. 9, 2015 Issue:

  • Local fisher, author shares unique vision about life

Jul. 2, 2015 Issue:

  • Rhino Snot’ could be solution to road dust in B-R
  • Paul Cuthbert reflects on 12 years of service to ESD

Interlake Spectator 2012

Apr. 26, 2012 Issue:

(Insert: It’s Manitoba Time)
Nature enhances experience

Apr. 12, 2012 Issue:

Carey bids farewell
RRC-Evergreen agreement to end
Parking signs baffle Bobrovich
Friendship centres will soon be managed by AANDC

Apr. 5, 2012 Issue:

Council meetings rescheduled
MAFRI office closing doors
Land blessed, sod turned for Peguis arena
Bridge dividing community
ITA holds AGM in Inwood
Philanthropist helping First Nations
Peguis woman takes up the cause

Mar. 29, 2012 Issue:

Arborg high to mark 50 years
Tourism needs work: Expert
MLA hears from public
Students talk social justice
Russian woman fills niche in Ashern
New sign points to Ashern
Ashern to mark 100 years
ITA hosts AGM in Inwood

Mar. 22, 2012 Issue:

Justice committee should be used more, says community
Riverton bridge could be built by fall
Heavy metal in Bifrost?
Arborg working with First Nations on labour shortage issue
Cuthbert to help design techbooks
Big surplus for Arborg
Fisher Branch hosts b-ball provincials

Mar. 15, 2012 Issue:

Kids need safe routes to school
BASIC meets in Arborg, gives progress report
BASIC will soon incorporate
RCMP school visits help build positive relationships
Strong winds pop spring from vehicle door
Direct farm marketing conference held in Gimli
Arborg skaters earn medals in Stonewall and Winkler
Arborg-Bifrost Rec Centre receives $15,000 grant

Mar. 8, 2012 Issue:

Workshop helps farmers adapt to climate change
Rural Manitoba takes part in the World Day of Prayer
Snowfall closed Interlake schools March 6
March 8 International Women’s Day: Stats still show gaps in earnings between men and women
Entrepreneur boot camp coming up in April
Fire, EMS personnel hone their search and rescue skills
Asham Stompers make appearance in Arborg
Interlake Juried Art Show in Ashern this year
Annual career fair upcoming in Peguis
Rosser takes first at Interlake municipal bonspiel
Big night for Ice Dawgs at playoff home opener

Mar. 1, 2012 Issue:

School division expenses on rise
Riverton wants drivers to slow down
Internet bill could be abused: Palsson
Curling event Mardi Gras-themed
$1,000 toward new daycare
Dewar visits Gimli and Selkirk
Riverton loses Dutch Elm program
Sewer rate study will be undertaken in Riverton


Feb. 23, 2012 Issue:

Warm weekend for Inwood winter carnival
Eriksdale crowns carnival queen
Hecla business gets leg up with Groupon
Tax forgiveness not a ‘slam dunk’ for Arborg legion
Evergreen schools share successes with school board

Feb. 16, 2012 Issue:

Census reveals Arborg moving full steam ahead
Law and order prevails in Arborg
A blast of political hot air (Editorial)
Public schools must change with society: Cuthbert
Annual winter carnival returns to Eriksdale
Career fair comes to Ashern in March
Junior funspiel registration deadline looming
Arborg vies to host 2014 Western Canadian champs
Jim Gauthier: Big guy, big heart (Published in “It’s Manitoba Time”)

Feb. 9, 2012 Issue:

Arborg council talks land use
Excess moisture grant a good sign for Arborg
Nevakshonoff weighs in on peat mining issue
Ready to run, almost
Inwood marks Diamond Jubilee
Trisha’s Pet Grooming oens north of Riverton
Province increases public school funding
All eyes on Arborg Skating club at regionals

Feb. 2, 2012 Issue:

Disagreement mounts over peat mining issue
Bezan clarifies friendship centre funding cuts
Aquatic centre a financial boon to Arborg
Interlake Co-op earns certificate of appreciation
Support needed in rescue efforts for feral cats
Friendship centre director wins $1,000 for charity
“Hit for Brains’ wins Riverton volleyball tourney

Jan. 26, 2012 Issue:

Bezan talks budgets with Riverton Council
ESD wins ‘Excellence in Sustainability’ award
Interlake Bonspiel call for teams
Arborg Malanka celebration showcases Ukrainian culture
Riverton on board with bridge ideas
Bezan reveals reasons for friendship centre funding cuts
Interlake Bonspiel organizers call for teams
Tanning beds a deadly carcinogen

Jan. 19, 2012 Issue:

I quit smoking (Editorial)
Malanka not just another day
Fisher Branch dancers hit it big
Riverton gets active with rec plans
Calling all rec program users–It’s awards time

Jan. 12, 2012 Issue:

ThirdQuarter hands out certificates
Forty feral cats will not starve thanks to others’ kindness
Arborg man wins brand new car in raffle

Jan. 5 2012 Issue:

Friendship centre loses funding
Rec centre advisory committee to be revived
School board grills Bjornson
First Operation Red Nose a success for Riverton and Arborg
Arborg Play Group rings in new year with gala event
Small grant could have big impact

Interlake Spectator 2011

Dec. 29 2011 Issue:

A place to call home: Rembrandt woman takes in stray cats
Aboriginal folk singer mentors Riverton students

Dec. 22 2011 Issue:

When Christmas gets you down (Editorial)

Dec. 15 2011 Issue:

Bifrost, Teulon join age-friendly initiative
Evergreen schools recognized for progress with Eco-Globe program
Fieldstone Ventures looks for opportunity in disaster at 14th AGM
Healthy Child Manitoba promoting new program for Grade 1 students
Principals praise Arborg-Riverton joint campus
Zbaraz man, 92, shares his gifts
Cattails may be the way of the future

Dec. 8 2011 Issue:

MLA leads trip to Siberia
Breakfast always tastier with Santa
Twelve-year-old has what it takes to win
Midnight Madness, Parade of Lights a hoot
‘Whooo’s Gonna Win?’ question answered
Three-legged dog to make home in Nfld.

Dec. 1 2011 Issue:

We Day a resounding success at MTS Centre
Lake Winnipeg Writers’ Group holds open contest
Many ‘Movembers’ looks will be shed in December
Annual Christmas dinner, dance held in Riverton
CFEI and IDC join forces

Nov. 24 2011 Issue:

Not going under without a fight
Lake Winnipeg fishers fight to safeguard their livelihood
Community Futures East Interlake wants your ideas
Strike at Brandon University an issue for the Interlake
Arborg-area cop launches second book

Nov. 17 2011 Issue:

Operation Red Nose to hit the Interlake
Aboriginal Veterans Day recognized in Arborg
Riverton students write postcards to soldiers
Arborg Remembers
Community Futures East Interlake brings housing forum to Teulon
What is the future of education in Canada?
Winnipeg Beach School challenged to ‘bag up’
Interlake Insurance gives back, donates to EBN
Gramma’s Posse tempts taste buds, raises money

Nov. 10 2011 Issue:

Riverton arena receives $10,000 Community Places grant
Engimyri House in Riverton receives provincial funding
Okno Manufacturing poised to step into international spotlight
Fisher River elder speaks out
Arborg chamber holds supper meeting

Nov. 3 2011 Issue:

Stage one of Bifrost ag sustainability plan done
Bifrost launches website
Geysir holds annual Halloween bash

Oct. 27 2011 Issue:

The ‘nicest pumpkin yard ever’
Fibre optic cables are being laid for Evergreen
Lions support palliative care
Operation Red Nose coming to you in Arborg, Riverton

Oct. 20 2011 Issue:

Prime Minister recognizes Riverton resident
Student vote lets youth decide
Occupying Wall Street (Editorial)
Yoga instructor helps Interlake residents findtheir centre
Winnipeg Beach business expands and diversifies

Oct. 13 2011 Issue:

Nevakshonoff sticks around; Interlake candidates comment on electoral campaign
Danger hasn’t passed, Fraserwood fire still smouldering
Little Saskatchewan children attending Gimli schools while under flood evacuation
Husky cross released from Gimli Humane Society, cannot return to Riverton
Kahler named Evergreen student rep

Oct. 6 2011 Issue:

Annual Harvest Fest held in Winnipeg Beach
Friendly Folk Nursery gets a boost
Riverton woman awaits council’s decision
Seniors’ Activity Centre opens in Riverton
Arborg students recognized
Organic farm in Eriksdale sets its own example

Sept. 29 2011 Issue:

NDP, PCs pledge support for Interlake healthcare
Albert Ratt runs for Liberals in Interlake riding
Independent Interlake candidate wants to tell it like it is
Lupky: ready to lead Interlake
Interlake candidates square off at Arborg forum
Ashern Royal Purple Lodge celebrates 25 years

Sept. 22 2011 Issue:

Havin’ a hoe down
Arborg-Bifrost receives over $99,000
ITA honours its members
Miracle for Manami
MLA holding his head high
Selinger visits several communities in Interlake riding

Sept. 15 2011 Issue:

Savour the flavour at heritage village
Back to school, back to basics
Communities n Bloom conference held in Arborg
NDP campaign in full swing in Interlake region

Sept. 8 2011 Issue:

Everything’s coming up Roses: Arborg to host Communities in Bloom conference this weekend
Manitoba goddess fest celebrates Isis
Fisher Branch bids ‘angel’ adieu
Raising the profile of the individual artist
Stobert a genuine Mr. Fix It

Sept. 1 2011 Issue:

One stop shop comes to Highway 6 area
Interlake fishers trying to team up (WMM Fisheries Cooperative, Ltd.)
Harmony in Matlock (Annual Matlock Festival celebrates music, art, and nature)

Aug. 25 2011 Issue:

AMM meets with community leaders in Gimli

Aug. 18 2011 Issue:

Archbishop officiates mass for Lake Manitoba flood victims
Ross launches book
No-holds-barred entertainment in Arborg (steeltown pro wrestling)
Arborg Stingrays compete for the first time in Treherne

Aug. 11, 2011 Issue:

Music on Main and Terry Fox fundraiser barbeque in Arborg
Community lunch hosted by NDP in Winnipeg Beach
Sheeples looking ahead to Open Farm Day

Aug. 4, 2011 Issue:

Arborg’s Klym Family Celebrates farm centennial
Arborg defeated in Kraft Celebration Tour competition with MacGregor
Tiger Jones wins junior trap shoot competition
Dignitaries welcomed during 122nd Islendingadagurinn
Vikings set up camp at Islendingadagurinn
Paradegoers all smiles

July 28, 2011 Issue:

Maple Leafs goaltender, Reimer, signs autographs in Arborg
Rodeo veteran honoured in Arborg
Arborg Fair and Rodeo fun for the whole family
Putting that green thumb to use
Icelandic River Community Foundation launched

July 21, 2011 Issue:

Flooded highways on province’s radar
Arborg ready to roll up sleeves
Round ’em up
Oak Point finds its rhythm
Bifrost takes stand against erosion
Manitoba Water Stewardship talks flood control

July 14, 2011 Issue:

Arborg marks July 21 on calendar
McFadyen meets with Arborg business leaders, stays for dinner
Taylor rubs shoulders with royalty
Geisler family farm near Ashern celebrates centennial
British Soccer Camps held around Interlake
Chatfield’s love of baseball keeps Sports Day going
Free summer day camp takes place in Hnausa
Gimli man wins ‘Food for 12′

July 7, 2011 Issue:

EMS station opens in Arborg
Concert an historical event for the Interlake
Riverton turns sod at seniors’ housing site
Evergreen trustees wave goodbye to 2010-11 school year
Play structure looks great to Riverton kids

June 23, 2011 Issue:

Taking the GPS challenge
Arnes Farmers’ Market a labour of love
Busy month for Bjornson
Province moves forward on saving Lake Winnipeg
Armstrong celebrates National Aboriginal Day
Friendship centre hopes to parnter with Evergreen
Riverton woman honoured for community service

June 16, 2011 Issue:

Lots of summer fun planned for Arborg’s aquatic centre
Fisher Branch shows pride for air cadets
Flood victims get to higher ground
Tenth annual WAVE Tour a joy

June 9, 2011 Issue:

A page in history
Arborg’s housing needs assessment
Service Canada hinders Arborg-Bifrost hiring
Riverton Grade 5 class wins international competition
Gimli air cadets pass inspection
Trustees take test at Evergreen board meeting

June 2, 2011 Issue:

House of Hope opens in Arborg
Arborg Library to get needed face lift
Students get pied for a good cause
New Manitoba farm building codes must be followed
Citizenship class underway in Arborg
Lupky nominated for community leadership award

May 26, 2011 Issue:

Arborg business made first ThirdQuarter hire
Local family brings carnival to Arborg
A-Spire theatre season debut a hit
Hnausa man wins Harley
Public input needed for the Manitoba Herps Atlas Project
Winter rescue on Lake Manitoba near St. Laurent a community affair
A showcase of Interlake talent

May 19, 2011 Issue:

Students gather for cultural exchange
The ‘Inside Scoop’ revealed in Arborg
Free business-planning sessions in Arborg
Community Futures reps visit Arborg council
Selinger in Poplarfield

May 12, 2011 Issue:

Getting creative for a cause
Poets’ inspiration flows from art exhibit
Evergreen excited for Envirothon
Gimli students hungry for change
Page-turner becomes fundraiser

May 5, 2011 Issue:

Bjornson honours Community Places grant recipients
“Brides” dazzle clients CIBC Fisher Branch
Riverton Elks help fund community playground
Arborg student ready to lead
Thrift shop expands in Riverton
Children raise funds in their father’s memory

Apr 28, 2011 Issue:

Candidates address public at Arborg forum
Royal LePage to host community garage sale

Apr 21, 2011 Issue:

Rembrandt woman frustrated with drainage
Flooding in Peguis causes evacuations
Bowling winds down at Riverdale
Offering an Aboriginal perspective in education
Apprenticeships, internships a trend in Interlake schools
Bifrost holds budget hearing

Apr 14, 2011 Issue:

Riverton, Bifrost declare emergencies
Grade 6 Inwood student wins poster prize
Inwood student wins prestigious video award
Dinner theatre a hit in Arborg
Armstrong holds public budget meeting

Apr 7, 2011 Issue:

Ready for action: Gimli buys new pumps
Arborg Fire Department awarded $15,000 Community Places grant
Eastern Interlake Regional Multiplex update
Education minister presents grant to Interlake schools
RogueRaiders a ‘Woman of Distinction’ nominee
Busy month at New Icelandic Heritage Museaum
Jones makes mark on international trap shooting stage

Mar 31, 2011 Issue:

Forces of nature: Celebrating ‘the Lake’
Arborg Fair and Rodeao holds social
SMART Tables a hit with teachers and students
Marchak wins seat in Armstrong by-election
Pilot project matches 50-plus job seekers to employers
Interlake getting ready for spring melt

Mar 24, 2011 Issue:

Public hearing on ATV use held in Gimli
Mayors, Reeves, and CAOs meet in Gimli
Grade 1-4 students address school board
Fraserwood dances the afternoon away
Old dog, new tricks

Mar 17, 2011 Issue:

Fraserwood Hall accepts donation
Multiplex approved, in principle only
A meaningful event
Icelandic Festival board sets sight on sustainability
PC candidate pays visit to Gimli council

Mar 10, 2011 Issue:

BizPal launches in Arborg, Teulon
Radio personality addresses students
Gimli Multiplex campaign separate from referendum
Fraserwood comes out for radio talent night
Minister of Education pays visit to Gimli
Paul Cuthbert to receive prestigious award, budget unveiled

Mar 3, 2011 Issue:

Multiplex committee launching campaign
Bjornson touts Gimli as ‘jewel in the crown’
Hometown Manitoba grant deadline is fast approaching
Kenneth Howard to launch historical book in Gimli
Dracula ready to bite necks in Gimli

Feb 24, 2011 Issue:

Gimli youth making a difference
Bill 13 concerns aplenty for MASS
Rural and northern communities served by RRCC
Information, communication technology taking over
Bad weather contributes to fatal crash
Swimming program a real splash
Pair off to Haiti to help orphanage

Feb 17, 2011 Issue:

Fraserwood firemen’s ball raises cash
Spruce Sands looking to expand
Conference teaches students about global issues
Westshore continues to support students

Feb 10, 2011 Issue:

To the extreme: Japanese adventurer braves a frozen Lake Winnipeg
Man found injured in woods near Meleb
New school funding announced
Developer Bruneau continuing with grand vision
Teacher wants French back in community
Kids getting engaged with green thumbs
Winter won’t stop car club

Feb 3, 2011 Issue:

Lakeview Resort looking to sell condos
Humane Society wants property
Centre carves a niche for hobbyists
Ski Club groomin’ in style
Parking lot problem put before council

Jan 27, 2011 Issue:

New future for Interlake dialysis
More childhood programming needed
Seniors’ centre serving up plenty of activities
Property owners at odds with new development
Resource centre there with open arms

Jan 20, 2011 Issue:

Gimli council meeting like a day in court
Gimli artist and farmer enjoys Creature Comforts
Cell phone number story just a rumour

Jan 13, 2011 Issue:

Fraserwood celebrates Malanka!
Malanka history goes back a long way
Armed forces conducts Exercise Northern Bison 2011 on Lake Winnipeg
Gimli principal honoured–Dan Pona wins a Canada’s Outstanding Principals award
STAMPworks deadline date looming
Artist reveals inspirational STAMPworks submissions

Jan 6, 2011 Issue:

Push on for Interlake radio station
Food hampers down, but need increasing
Evergreen Basic Needs a strong central player
Tom Jackson concert puts food on table
‘Eating lower on food chain’ theme for dinner
Eco-village touted as affordable living solution

    Interlake Spectator 2010

Dec 30, 2010 Issue:

Roche Calls for Fibre Optic Technology
Councillor leaves seat over ‘Luprypa’s light’
Students appear before school board as delegation
Family literacy options plentiful in Interlake region

Dec 23, 2010 Issue:

Care home residents gifted quilts
Kids get into holiday spirit
Gimli artist enters on-line world of quilted post cards

Dec 16, 2010 Issue:

Holiday concert wows ’em
Gimli council says trash bylaw garbage

Dec 9, 2010 Issue:

Cuthbert concerned about province’s proposal
Free gift-wrapping service to help with Haiti trip
New code of behaviour to govern sporting events
Mother Nature to blame for lack of lights
Home grown: Gimli’s new mayor a community man at heart

Dec 2, 2010 Issue:

Suspensions in decline at Gimli High
The virtues of shovelling (Editorial)
Seniors complex opens its doors
Winter pet care crucial, area vet says
Craft sale gets Gimli into the holiday spirit
Westshore Singers to take stage in Gimli
Changes made at high school

Nov 25, 2010 Issue:

Aboriginal students succeeding in Riverton
Parents may get ‘whole new picture’ on kids’ progress
Date for book unveiling changed
Fraserwood man now $20,000 richer

Nov 18, 2010 Issue:

A plea for help
Gimli remembers the fallen
Voices authors to showcase work

Nov 11, 2010 Issue:

Marine memories come flooding back
Poppy sales going strong
EICD makes a move
Bezan hosts Lake Winnipeg forum

Nov 4, 2010 Issue:

Nature’s fury: Hurricane winds batter region, destroy property
Gimli council sworn in tout de suite
Gimli declares state of emergency
Guitars and washboards still drawing crowds
Gimli a ‘ghost town’ for Halloween

    Interlake Spectator 2007

Feb 16, 2007 Issue:

Okno couple ‘birds of a feather’
Porcine patience applauded in this…year of the pig
Beyond broken shoes, the children
Evergreen Basic Needs poised to meet a bright future
Extensive student data base soon available to parents

Feb 9, 2007 Issue:

Women learn wellness techniques at Misty
Honours abound at Fraserwood Firemen’s Ball
A dip in the fondue pot for Valentine’s Day
Partners keep in “touch” with slow hands
Sexuality primer for teens falls short

Feb 2, 2007 Issue:

No stopping for Interlake literacy guru
Happy Groundhog Day
Radio talent fills airwaves from Inwood
Octogenarian delights audience with poetry

Jan 26, 2007 Issue:

Health and harmony achieved through Tai Chi
Rural nursing program slated to begin in May
Improving school experience a focus in Evergreen

Jan 19, 2007 Issue:

Come on in; the water’s fine
Kiwanis introduces leadership programs in schools
YOU Inc. maps grand vision of community
Youth speak out about what is needed after school

Jan 12, 2007 Issue:

“Green” solutions to E-garbage underway
Truthfully speaking, it’s not rocket science
Komarno woman an efficient garbage manager

Jan 5, 2007 Issue:

  • NEICOM changes image; adopts new name
  • “Cheers” style bar envisioned for hotel in Fraserwood
  • How to make a New Year’s resolution stick
  • Theives brought to heel in Meleb
  • Ukrainian carollers on a mission

Interlake Spectator 2006

Dec 22 2006 Issue:

  • Remembrances of Christmas past
  • International studensts from Mexico enjoy freedom and snow
  • Trying not to ‘sweat the small stuff’ this holidayDec 15 2006 Issue:Celebrating snowflakes with dance
  • Christmas emanates from country home
  • Christmas hamper program winds down
  • Gimli High School renovations take bigger bite

Dec 8 2006 Issue:

  • Seniors, needy not forgotten at Christmas at the Beach

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