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The Piston's have made it to the playoffs and Steinbach Parks and Recreation is getting ready for the anticipated sold out attendance. That means close to 1450 fans per game could make their way to the T.G Smith Centre. How do 1450 people fit into the Centennial Arena? That is a question for the head of parks and rec Russ Dyck who says they have prepared for crowds like this in the past.
"We normally put in some temporary risers for any large events the last one for hockey would have been the Allen Cup in 2009".
Earlier this week city crews spent a few days installing standing risers around the rink. Dyck says this will "provide a better viewing area for some of the standing fans".
He notes that it is great to see The Pistons and both the Junior and Senior Huskies make the playoffs.
Provencher Conservative MP Ted Falk was officially sworn into office Wednesday. Falk says, now that he is officially a Member of Parliamen
Organizers of the second annual free community dinner in Steinbach say they plan to hold the event again in 2014. Gilles Perron of Steinb
The Hanover School Board has decided to add a new position at the division's head office. Superintendent Randy Dueck says they will be hir
The Reeve of Hanover says this week's announcement concerning the Hanville Industrial Park is a win-win for both parties. The Hanover Comm
Toys Days is nearly complete. Mix 96 and AM 1250 Radio have been broadcasting from Superstore and Canadian Tire for the past two days to
It's a sign that we're getting closer to a byelection call in the provincial constituency of Morris. Last week, the NDP nominated Dean Ha
There was a two vehicle collision at the corner of Brandt Street and Reimer Avenue at 7:50AM Thursday morning. Two mid-sized cars
Community Christmas' Toys Days wraps Thursday evening in Steinbach. AM 1250 and Mix 96.7 FM are broadcasting live all day from Canadian Ti
The Town of Niverville is planning to annex a significant portion of land from the Rural Municipality of Hanover. The town purchased Hano
Council for the Rural Municipality of Hanover has given first reading to a bylaw that will see changes made to its ward boundaries. Reeve
The Southeast is in a deep freeze with wind chills dropping lower than -40 and freezing skin in less than ten minutes. Although cars have
Community Christmas's toys days campaign kicked off on Wednesday morning. Both local radio stations AM 1250 and Mix 96.7 FM are broadcasti
The Grunthal cheese plant, owned and operated by Parmalat Canada placed first at the British Empire Cheese Show with their Feta cheese las
Steinbach MLA Kelvin Goertzen says the last session was "intense". "When you look at the entire year when the session began in March, the
A spokesperson for Southern Health-Sante Sud says the regional health authority could end the current fiscal year with a slight surplus.
With the mercury dipping to nearly minus thirty degrees these nights, a local veterinarian is asking us not to forget about our furry frie
There was a two vehicle collision at the corner of Brandt Street and Lumber Avenue at 8:40am Tuesday morning. Steinbach Deputy Fire Chief
On Monday, a woman from Steinbach went on a spree. She stole a minivan, drove while impaired, fled the scene of a her own crime and then g
Bothwell Cheese's 77 years of experience in cheese production awarded them another first placed finish in the Marble Cheddar category at t
'Tis the season of ice and snow - and more collisions. The biggest winter driving errors drivers can make are speeding, not testing for tr
photo courtesy RCMP The Staff Sergeant for Steinbach RCMP says the issue of impaired driving doesn't seem to be going away. Harold Laninga
While the calendar says that we’re still not quite done with fall, the thermometer suggests otherwise as south eastern Manitoba remains
The annual 'A Touch of Christmas' program took place at Mennonite Heritage Village this past weekend. The program, which centres around a
The City of Steinbach has experienced a windfall in added taxes this year. Those are property taxes that were not in the budget and came i
Steinbach city councillor Susan Penner has offered a rigorous defence of the city's commitment to the downtown area. She made the comments
The Superintendent of the Hanover School Division says a report last week showing declining math scores in the province got his attention.
For the first time in 8 years, the sewer rates in the village of La Broquerie have been revised. Chief Administrative Officer Roger Bouvi
For the third year in a row, the Andrews family was once again selling cookies and hot chocolate in Kleefeld. All of the money they raise
Ev Wiebe has transformed her house into a Christmas shop. Wiebe is selling home-made Christmas crafts and decorations to raise money for
The Kleefeld Rec Committee held its 2nd annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Saturday evening. The ceremony consisted of skating, the
Former South African and Steinbach resident, Colleen Web was one of millions saddened with the news of Nelson Mandela's passing Thursday a
The Bus 4 Niverville project has been successful. The project was started by Maranatha Church over one-and-a-half years ago, and was focu
The CRTC's Wireless Code came into effect December 2nd. The code demands specific regulations in wireless contracts for providers Canada w
A violence vigil was held Friday morning in Otterburne, remembering the fourteen women murdered twenty-four years ago in Montreal. It was
The Provincial Progressive Conservative Party shuffled their cabinet Friday. Steinbach's MLA Kelvin Goertzen says he will remain the hous
After high school graduation, Landmark’s Nicole Dunn enrolled at the University of Manitoba to pursue a science degree. Five years into
Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship is seeking tips regarding the illegal abandonment and wastage of a whitetail deer near Mitchel
The free chauffeur service Operation Red Nose, has already seen great support and success after just one weekend. After the campaign's la
Steinbach Mayor Chris Goertzen says policing costs are quickly becoming unmanageable for municipalities. Goertzen, speaking on behalf of t
National Novel Writing Month is a worldwide campaign that encourages writers to complete 50,000 words during the month of November. Here i