Tuesday, Aug 14
Tyler Blatz is our Person of the Day, Tyler does a lot with the youth in our communities, he's generous to a fault and cares about everybody, thank you Tyler for being such a good guy!
Everyone needs to be recognized for being the wonderful person they are! Being the Person of the Day means that someone thinks that you are special and deserve to be recognized.
You can nominate ANYONE for ANY reason!
To nominate someone, email us their full name and why they deserve to be the Person Of The Day at [email protected]
WEEK OF AUG 13-17
Monday, Aug 13
Eric Wiebe is our Person of the Day! Eric worked hard all weekend as the stage manager for the Winkler Harvest Festival. He was a big reason why everything ran smoothly on the mainstage. He's a fantastic husband and loving father!
WEEK OF AUG 7-10
Tuesday, Aug 7
Bill Klassen is our Person of the Day, yesterday marked 31 years of the Consignment Auction with Bill at the Helm. His first auction involved him getting the community of Blumenfeld together for a pie auction to raise funds for the rink and equipment! The rest of course is history! Thanks for everything you do in our communities Bill!
Wednesday, Aug 8
Kerwin Hiebert is our Person of the Day, Kerwin is a hard working guy who listens and helps out anyway he can! Thanks Kerwin for being there for everyone!
Thursday, Aug 9
Dave Schellenberg is our Person of the Day! Dave and the group organizing the Decor Cabinet Golf Classic which is happening today, have done such a great job putting this all together which benefits 4 incredible causes. Thanks for being an amazing person Dave!
Friday, Aug 10
Steve Mullin is our Person of the Day! Steve has been patrolling the bench for the Winkler Flyers for six years as an assistant and yesterday he was named Head Coach for all of the hard work he puts in! Congrats Steve and thank you for everything you do with the Flyers and for the community!
WEEK OF JULY 30 - AUG 3
Monday, July 30
Nancy Hildebrand is our Person of the Day! Nancy is a stay at home mom who does it all! She doesn't get enough credit for what she does, even though it's a 24/7 routine. Thanks for being an amazing person Nancy!
Tuesday, July 31
Brian Unger is our Person of the Day! Brian goes above and beyond at all times at work, making sure customers and the community are happy. Thanks for being a welcoming smile in Miami! Way to go, keep being awesome, Brian!
Wednesday, Aug 1
Our Person of the Day is Kendel Froese! Kendel is someone who just wants to have a lot of fun, She's creative and youtube videos about animals is one her favourite things! Keep being awesome Kendel!
Thursday, Aug 2
Matt Friesen is our Person of the Day! Matt does incredible work for the community with Minor baseball and is involved with organizing the Bantam AAA Western Championships later this month! Thanks for all of your hard work for the community Matt!
Friday, Aug 3
Ray Wheeler is our Person of the Day! Ray is one of the minds behind starting Children's Camp International and World Harvest for Kids and this weekend is the culmination of so much effort! Thansk for everything you do for kids around the world Ray!
WEEK OF JULY 23-27
Tuesday, July 24
Barb Klassen is our Person of the Day today! Barb is a very loving mother, grandmother, and wife, she takes care of everyone's needs before her own and always does everything she can to make others smile! Thanks for being awesome Barb!
Wednesday, July 25
Wes Klassen is our Person of the Day! Wes is a fantastic guy who works so hard. He's reliable and makes everyone smile. Thanks for being awesome Wes!
WEEK OF JULY 16-20
Monday, July 16
Karina Bueckert is our Person of the Day! Karina is a dedicated mother who does everything she can to make them smile and she's also someone who works hard bringing the community together, so much so that she wants to work for the community by running for city council! Way to go Karina!
Friday, July 20
Art Wiebe is our Person of the Day, Art as spent a lot of his time over the past 37 years organizing the Cripple Creek music festival, and does an amazing job at it! Keep up the great work Art!
WEEK OF JULY 9-13
Monday, July 9
Rod Friesen is our Person of the Day! Rod is such a giving person, he always helps out when it's needed and even when it isn't necessarily asked. He's kind, a great friend and an awesome dad. Thanks for being a great person Rod!
Tuesday, July 10
The Lifeguards at the Winkler Aquatic Centre are our people of the day! They do an amazing job of keeping everyone safe, they teach swimming lessons and they're great people too! Thanks for keeping watch over us while we swim!
Thursday, July 12
Tanya Chateneuf is our Person of the Day. Tanya is amazing at creating a positive and exciting place for businesses to reach out and gain support and is always willing to help the community out when needed. She is super passionate about her family and she is always concerned about the well-being of others and is never seen without a smile and kind word. Congrats on being our Person of the Day Tanya!!
Friday, July 13
Heather Francis is our Person of the Day! She was nominated for doing an amazing job of organizing the Women in Politics event! She is passionate about making sure female voices are heard in the Pembina Valley. Keep it up Heather!
WEEK OF JULY 3-6
Wednesday, July 4
Belita Sanders is our Person of the Day! Belita works incredibly hard as the director of the Passion Play, she is a huge inspiration for the cast and has a way of making everyone feel important. Keep walking the walk Belita!
Thursday, July 5
Connie Bailey is our Person of the Day! Connie does so much for her community, she's a devoted mother and wife and she makes amazing Butter Tarts! Thanks for being an awesome person Connie!
WEEK OF JUNE 25-29
Monday, June 25
Carrie Hiebert is our Person of the Day! Carrie is an amazing support system to her husband Mike. She's an incredible partner and a fantastic mother. She is the type of person who will challenge you to achieve your dreams and make you a better person. Thanks for who you are Carrie!!!
Wednesday, June 27
Friday, June 29
The Person of the Day is the phenomenal staff at the Morden Adult Ed Centre who specialize in second chances and having fun along the way. They help people overcome barriers and move forward to brighter futures, which is why they should be the person/s of the day! This nomination comes from Marilyn Hart, whose last official day at the centre is today!
WEEK OF JUNE 18-22
Monday, June 18
Justin Funk is our Person of the Day! Justin is rocking the dad thing, he works so hard for his family and is one of those people who does whatever he can for everyone else. Congrats Justin on being a great person!
Tuesday, June 19
Wednesday, June 20
Darwin Dyck is our Person of the Day! Darwin and his wife Janice have been married almost 25 years, he's a very committed and supportive husband and an incredible dad to their kids. Congrats Darwin on being our Person of the Day!
Friday, June 22
John Loewen is our Person of the Day! John is always upbeat and just a positive dude!
WEEK OF JUNE 11-14
Monday, June 11
John Friesen is our Person of the Day! John works incredibly hard as a trucker to provide for his family. When he's not on the road, you can find him in the kitchen indulging his love of cooking! He even does his own dishes..! Way to go John!
Tuesday, June 12
Lisa Loewen of Winkler is our Person of the Day! She was nominated for being an awesome friend! She can make you laugh when you're feeling low. Way to go Lisa!
Wednesday, June 13
Shaina Klassen is our Person of the Day! She is a super friendly and personable hair stylist at Fringe Salon who gave our nominee an awesome cut last week!
Thursday, June 14
Our Person of the Day for today is Pam Fedack! Pam is an incredible co-worker who brings a calm to the office and sincerity that is often over-looked. She is an amazing mother and wife to her wonderful family and is a true friend!
WEEK OF JUNE 4 - 9
Monday, June 4
Today's Person fo the Day is Clayton Watt, he was nominated by his daughter because he is the hardest worker she's ever known. He goes above and beyond for his work and even more so for those he loves. He is just an all around great person who puts 110% in everything he does!
Tuesday, June 5
Person of the Day is Maria Wall, she's an amazing mother, a fantastic cook and she is an incredible person to whoever she meets!
Thursday, June 7
Patsy Penner is our Person of the Day because she is completely selfless, she is always encouraging, she's such a positive person, never complains about anything and is so supportive to all of her friends.
Friday, June 8
Today's Person of the Day is Dave Fehr! Dave does a great job of getting things done at his job, he's a friendly guy who always has a smile on his face and is always willing to lend a helping hand whenever and however he can! Thanks for being an awesome person Dave!
WEEK OF MAY 28 - JUNE 1
Monday, May 28
Mark Litman of Niverville is our Person of the Day! Mark raises funds for Eden Mental Health every single year, and he does the old school way of talking to people! Mark does great work in the field of mental health!
Tuesday, May 29
30 years of Marriage is an amazing feat and that is why Barb Brant is our Person of the Day! She's been married to her husband Kerry for 30 years today and is such a wonderful person! She's an awesome boss and here's to another great 30 years! Congrats Barb!
Wednesday, May 30
Doug Mowbray is our Person of the Day, he was nominated for all of the wonderful work that he does with the Patrick Mobray Fund and also putting on a great time again with the Time 4 Summer BBQ and Car Show in Carman! Thanks for everything you do Doug!
Thursday, May 31
Trevor Brown is our Person of the Day! He is an inspiration to those that meet him, Trevor along with his wife run a cabinet making business, despite his paralysis. Keep up the great work Trevor!
Friday, June 1
Today's Person of the Day is Kari Snieder! Kari is an amazing influence on the youth in the community as a Youth Leader, she makes going to the dentist a fun experience and she's having a baby! Congrats Kari!
WEEK OF MAY 22-25
Tuesday, May 22
Our Person of the Day is Maury Peters! He was nominated by his daughter who says he did an awesome job teaching her how to rip around on a 4 wheeler!
Wednesday, May 23
Sam Bryson is our Person of the Day! Sam has his hands all over the blueprint for baseball in the Carman Community and was instrumental in reviving the Carman Cardinals from a decades long hiatus. Congratulations to Sam on everything he does for baseball in Carman!
Thursday, May 24
Our Person of the Day is George Klassen from George Klassen Construction in Winkler! He's an amazing dad who does anything and everything he can for his kids and grand-kids, and he works so hard for his family. And that is why George is our Person of the Day!
Friday. May 25
Teresa Gall is our Person of the Day! Teresa is an incredible person who is the definition of partner with her husband, it's a team effort with her in life and that's why she's our Person of the Day!
WEEK OF MAY 14-18
Monday, May 14
Karen Kuhl is our Person of the Day! Karen is wonderful, gentle, beautiful. She loves her family and teaching the handbell!
Tuesday, May 15
Megan Fehr is our Person of the Day! She coaches U14 Girl's Softball in Altona, she is a fantastic coach who always supports the girls in improving their game. She rocks!
WEEK OF MAY 7-11
Monday, May 7
Amy Suderman is our Person of the Day because she is an amazing wife, a fantastic cook and an incredible mother. So if you see her around the community... let her know how awesome she is! And congratulations on being our Person of the Day!
Tuesday, May 8
Wednesday, May 9
Travis Bluhm is our Person of the Day. Travis is a hard worker and extremely knowledgeable about the products they sell at Canadian Lumber and so much more. But most of all, Travis is a great friend to all who meet him and always manages to lend a hand, share a smile, laugh or give some positive feedback. Congratulations Travis on being our Person of the Day!
Thursday, May 10
Our Person of the Day is George Klassen! You may know him as the former GM of Co-op, but now he keeps busy as the organzier for World Harvest for Kids trying to make sure we break the world record for the most combines in continuous use on a field, coming up on August 4th. Keep it up George!
Friday, May 11
Marilyn Clisby is our Person of the Day, she is such an incredible wife and partner. She will do anything she can to make everyone's life better and is always willing to lend a hand! Congratulations Marilyn!
WEEK OF APR 30 TO MAY 4
Monday, April 30
Our Person of the Day today is Dan Muggridge! Dan is a brilliant teacher at Ecole Morden Middle School who is great at creating strong connections with the students. An everyday hero!
Tuesday, May 1
Paige Drobot was one of the many performers at the Back 40's 70 show on the weekend. And she is our Pembina Valley Person of the Day!
Thursday, May 3
Our Person of the Day today is Jill Friesen! Jill is being awarded the Plum Coulee Citizen of the Year Award tonight and she sure deserves it! She loves her community and shows it through her volunteer work, keep it up Jill!
Friday. May 4
Dallas Wieler is our Person of the Day! Dallas is a respected nurse in Altona who frequently runs the emergency room. People know her for her kindness, intelligence, kindness, and her many diverse passions she pursues outside of her career. She recently went back to school and graduated from Red River College with a full bachelor of nursing degree, as a mother of two in her mid-forties that's no small feat!
WEEK OF APRIL 23-27
Monday, April 23
Dr. Don Klassen is our Person of the day! He's a wonderful colleague and he's always friendly, he makes sure his priority is with his patient and he's an incredible doctor. Thank you Dr. Klassen for your service to our community and congratulations on being the Person of the Day!
Tuesday, April 24
Tommy Wieler is our Person of the Day! Tommy is the lead hand at Cross Country. He has his own things to do at work but if any other employee needs a hand, He's right there. He listens and considers any opinions the other workers have. He's a really good person who's great at his job! Congrats Tommy on being our Person of the Day!!
Wednesday, April 25
John Wiebe of Plum Coulee is our Person of the Day today! John is a great, down to earth guy who is always there to give Norm and the guys at J-Nor Construction a hand when they need it!
Thursday, April 26
Today's Person of the Day is Kara Wieler! Kara is an amazing mother, she works so hard to support incoming refugee families and does anything she can for her friends. And that's why she's our Person of the Day! Congratulations Kara!!
Friday, April 27
Our Person of the Day today is Pete Bergen of Winkler! Pete is great guy who is not afraid to face any challenge that comes his way. For instance, he once fixed a complete strangers lawn mower that he heard making a funny noise... And now he's marrying the owner of the lawn mower. Congrats on the Wedding Pete!
WEEK OF APRIL 16-20
Monday, April 16
June Letkeman is our Person of the Day because she works so hard with the Cancer Society for everyone and is such a great person. She's always there as a friend and is that go to person in many people's lives! Congrats June on being our Person of the Day!
Tuesday, April 17
Monika Giesbrecht is our Person of the Day! Monika was nominated for always knowing how to make her friends and family laugh, but most importantly for standing up for those she cares about!
Wednesday, April 18
Irene Doell is our Person of the Day!! Irene is extremely hard working and she makes work fun. She's always a joy for everyone at her workplace and everyone who see's her at Janzen's Paint and Decorating. Next week is her last week as she is retiring so if you get a chance to see Irene, congratulate her and celebrate her as our Person of the Day!
Thursday, April 19
Nicki Anderson is our Person of the Day! Nicki is always willing to help a friend who is struggling, or if anyone ever needs help with a task. She's awesome all around!
Friday, April 20
Mary Elias is our Person of the Day because she is just the best person, she's always there for everyone. She has such a big heart and is generous to a fault. Plus she is a pretty phenomenal mom! Congratulations Mary on being our Person of the Day!!
WEEK OF APRIL 9-13
Monday, April 9
Kurt Enns is our Person of the Day for being the best boss Michael has ever had! He's alway's there for support and treats his employees like they are family. Congrats Kurt on being our Person of the Day!
Tuesday, April 10
Sabrina Enns is our Person of the Day! She's always there for her friends! (She'll be there for anyone really). And she starts a new job next week. Congrats Sabrina on the new job and for being our Person of the Day!
Wednesday, April 11
Our Person of the Day today is Tim Peters! He was nominated for being a great guy who is always looking for a way to help others out. His friends offer commiserations for the Calgary Flames not making the playoffs and congratulations on the recent engagement!
Thursday, April 12
Clayton Watts is our Person of the Day! Clayton was nominated by his wife Emily because he is a loving husband, an amazing father, and a great friend with a heart of gold! Congrats on being our Person of the Day!!
Friday, April 13
Natasha Hildebrand is our Person of the Day! She was nominated by her grandmother Carol because of how amazing Natasha is with her kids, she does such a great job balancing her career as a nurse and has such a huge heart. Congratulations on being our Person of the Day Natasha!
WEEK OF APRIL 2-6
Monday, April 2
Misty is our Person of the Day because she just got her drivers licence and she is an amazing person who helps out any and everybody she can. And she's a pretty awesome niece! Congratulations on being our Person of the Day!
Tuesday, April 3
Our Person of the Day is Jodi Lamirande! She was nominated for being an awesome wife and a loving mother. She adore's her family and puts her heart into everything she does!
Wednesday, April 4
Ike Dyck is our Person of the Day! He is Winkler's longest serving Fire Fighter and after 52 years of service to the community, he is retiring. Thank you Ike for your hard work and for 52 years of keeping the Pembina Valley safe!
Thursday, April 5
Rick Hiebert is our Person of the Day! Rick has been the Winkler Police Departments Chief since 2000 and has served the community for 34 years. Thank you for everything you have done in making the City of Winkler a safe place to raise a family. Enjoy your much deserved retirement!
Friday, April 6
Our Person of the day is Susan Stein! She is just plain awesome - with a side of crazy! She's a wonderful friend who's alway's got a smile on her face!
WEEK OF MARCH 26-29
Monday, March 26
Today's Person of the Day is The COLOR! Big congratulations to Jordan, James, Larry, and Tyson on the Juno this past weekend! They took home the Juno for Best Contemporary Gospel Album, and looked good on TV as they did it! You've made, and continue to make the Pembina Valley proud!
Tuesday, March 27
Today's Person of the Day is Adam Friesen! He was nominated by his buddy for always being around for a laugh. He really gets the most out of life, when he's not on his dirtbike, he's on horseback! Keep it up, man!
Wednesday, March 28
Tina Bergen is our Person of the Day because she is a best friend, an amazing person who would do anything for her family and friends and always has their backs! Congrats to Tina for being our Person of the Day!
Thursday, March 29
Today's Person of the Day is Christine Pauls! She was nominated because of all the effort and hard work she puts in at her job and with her family. Even when times get tough for Christine, she fights back harder than ever and still comes out with a smile on her face! Today is your day Christine!
WEEK OF MARCH 19-23
Monday, March 19
Rosella Stoesz is our Person of the Day! She was nominated because she is such a great friend who helps out and supports her friends above and beyond the call of duty! She cares about everyone and will do whatever she can to make them smile! Congratulations Rosella on being our Person of the Day!
Tuesday, March 20
Lauren Keen of Manitou is our Person of the day for winning not only the MVP at the Women's National Championships in London, Ontario... But for winning the National Championship with the University of Manitoba Bisons! You’ve made the Pembina Valley proud Lauren!
Wednesday, March 21
Barb Penner is our Person of the Day because she jumps through hoops to help others, She's a great leader and is an absolute inspiration for those around her. Congrats Barb on being the Person of the Day!
Thursday, March 22
Helena Fast is our Person of the Day! She was nominated by her daughter in law who says she is always there for her family. She's also a wonderful grandma who loves having the grandkids over! Congrats Helena for being our Person of the Day!
Friday, March 23
Delores Loewen is our Person of the Day because she is the best mother in law, she's amazing with her grandkids and is such a fantastic support system! Congrats Delores!!
WEEK OF MARCH 13-16
Monday, March 12
Matt Klassen is our Person of the Day! He was nominated for being a great guy who is always around to make his friends laugh!
Tuesday, March 13
Tina Wiebe is our Person of the Day because she is a great person to work for... she isn't your typical boss... She's a leader! Congratulations Tina!
Wednesday, March 14
Dave Penner is today's Person of the Day! Dave works at Days Inn & Suites Winkler as the breakfast attendant. Always has a smile on his face no matter what tasks he is faced with for the day. Great guy to work with, the guests love him. And his co-workers thought he should be recognized. And now he is! Congratulations Dave for being our Person of the Day!
Thursday, March 15
Ardell Gall from Miami Variety is our Person of the Day! She always greets people with a smile and provides the community with wonderful, fresh bread and goodies. People always enjoy coming into her store to see what's fresh and enjoy a conversation with her. She is the most welcoming person who always takes the time to talk with you and ask how you're doing. Congratulations Ardell on being our Person of the Day!
Friday, March 16
Our Person of the Day today is Jodie Greene! Her friends say she's an amazing person with a lovely personality, and her favourite thing to do is brightening someone's day! Thanks for being the person you are Jodie!
WEEK OF MARCH 5-9
Monday, March 5th
For making an impact on everyone`s morning and gifting hundreds of students with a SNOW DAY!!! Our Person of the Day is OLD MAN WINTER! Get outside today and enjoy all of the snow that Old Man Winter has thrown our way!
Tuesday, March 6
Our Person of the Day is Director of Public Works Pete Froese. He's been hard at work yesterday and today organizing the snow clearing team to ensure safe travels for all in the Pembina Valley. Thank you!
Wednesday, March 7
Geoff Sutton is the vice-principal at Maple Leaf School in Morden, he's always happy and does everything he can to support his staff and students and just works hard to make school better for everyone! Congratulations on being our Person of the Day!
Thursday, March 8
Terri Peters is our Person of the Day! She was nominated for being an amazing person who is always willing to give her friends a hand when they need help!
Friday, March 9
For organizing a spectacular first ever Trivia Night for Genesis House where everyone had a blast, our Person of the Day is Ang Braun! Keep up the great work, Ang!
WEEK OF FEBRUARY 26 - MARCH 2
Monday, February 26
Lina Wall is our Person of the Day! She goes to work at Parkland School everyday with a heart of gold for her kindergarten students and she is a loving wife!
Tuesday, February 27
Lynda Schroeder is our Person of the Day! Lynda is an EA at Maple Leaf School who just steps up and helps out whenever a need arises in the building, or in the community. She goes above and beyond in everything she does! Thanks for everything you do Lynda - you do not go unnoticed!
Wednesday, February 28
Conan Kezema is our Person of the Day! He is a dedicated coach to TWO curling teams and is headed off to the Manitoba Winter Games in Thompson this March. He also helps run the Junior Program with his wife. Keep up the great work!
Thursday, March 1
In a season of ups and downs for an injured Winkler Flyers team, Troy Martyniuk stood tall all year long holding the Flyers in a playoff position. He leads the league in wins and is the MJHL's Top Goaltender Award winner. Congratulations Troy for being our Person of the Day!
Friday, March 2
Colton Harder is our Person of the Day! Captain of the Miller Aces, Colton guided his team through a fantastic season ending in a 4-3 win over the Morden Thunder o take the Zone 4 High School Championship for the first time in 32 years! Congrats to Colton on an amazing season and to the Miller Aces for winning the Championship!
WEEK OF FEBRUARY 20-23
Friday, February 23
Scott Janzen is our Person of the Day! He does everything he can to support his staff and his students as Principal at GVC! Jon Krieser also says that he's just a great guy.
Thursday, February 22
Annie Friesen was nominated by her husband because she works extremely hard as a librarian between two schools! Especially important during I love to Read Month!
Wednesday, February 21
Helen Wall is our Person of the Day! Yesterday she celebrated 5 years of keeping the community of morden looking fresh at Fringe Salon & Spa. Her employees couldn't say enough nice things about her!
Tuesday, February 20
For her amazing work organizing and planning the Morden Mulitcultural Winterfest, Jewel White is our person of the day! She brought culture and community together on Saturday, and everyone who attended had a blast.
WEEK OF FEBRUARY 12-16
Friday, February 16
Miranda Wiebe is a caring and lovely person, AND she did her roommate's dishes! That is why she is person of the day!
Thursday, February 15
Congrats to Judy Derkson for being an awesome co-worker and making sure that everyone is well taken care of... That makes you our Person of the Day!
Wednesday, February 14
For doing a wonderful job keeping everyone in Altona stocked with flowers on Valentine's Day, Marti Friesen is our person of the day!
Tuesday, February 13
Rene Klassen is our Person of the Day because she is an awesome teacher at Minnewasta School to all of her grade three students!
Monday, February 12
Congratulations to Bonnie Heckman for being the Person of the Day! You're an awesome mom and your daughter wants you to know it!
WEEK OF FEBRUARY 5-9
Monday February 5
Our Person of the Day is Louis Tanguay for his hard work and job well done at the 2018 Viterra Championships!
Tuesday February 6
Today's Person of the Day is Trevor Siemens, he was nominated by a former employee because of how Trevor goes above and beyond for his staff and his co-workers! Way to go Trevor!!
Wednesday, February 7
Marlene Peters is the Person of the Day for being a wonderful stay at home mom to her lovely one year old Taylor!
Thursday, February 8
Phillip Minette is our Person of the Day for working outside in the cold with no complaints whatsoever! Congrats Phil!
Friday, February 9
John Wiebe loves to help out anyone he can, and that's why he's our Person of the Day! Congrats John!