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Monday, 17 July 2017 13:06

Renewable Energy Becoming Popular on Farms

Renewable energy is a growing alternative to the ever rising cost of Hydro.

Farmers across Manitoba have begun looking into cheaper alternatives. Wayne Digby, Secretary Treasurer of Manitoba sustainable energy association, speaks about why this is the case.


“Probably the most immediate reason that most farmers will be looking at is, as they see increasing energy costs from conventional energies they are going to look to other ways to reduce that energy bill. The most important reason for all of society including the farm sector is we need to be finding ways to be decreasing our carbon footprint.”


With large spaces that can fit instillations along with the rising cost of hydro, solar instillations are the most popular source of sustainable energy for farmers.

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Renwer-Fisher's Siding Annual Old Fashion Picnic Tomorrow

Saturday, 22 July 2017 05:55
Renwer-Fisher's Siding Annual Old Fashion Picnic Tomorrow

Starting at 4 pm tomorrow afternoon the Renwer –Fisher’s Siding Annual Old Fashion Picnic is being held. The community comes together to reconnect and have fun.

Roblin Main Street Revitalization Project

Friday, 21 July 2017 13:46
Roblin Main Street Revitalization Project

The Roblin Community Development Corporation and Roblin Economic Development are offering funding to support local ‘Main Streets Revitalization’ projects.

Car Accident

Friday, 21 July 2017 13:09
Car Accident

A single vehicle rollover has resulted in a car ending up in the ditch around the Hydro Station and Dauphin bypass.

CNUF Still Needs Volunteers

Friday, 21 July 2017 06:17
CNUF Still Needs Volunteers
Volunteers are still needed for Canada's National Ukrainian Festival.