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!
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 it at [email protected]
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 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
Danielle Korne is our Person of the Day! Danielle is a daughter who takes after her father as she races not one, but TWO race cars at the ALH Speedway in two different classes. She's such a hard worker, she's kind and she's caring! Thanks for being an awesome person Danielle!
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.
Friday, June 22
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 11-15
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 - 8
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 TO 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 22-26
Monday, May 22
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!
Monday, May 14
Karen Kuhl is our Person of the Day! Karen is wonderful, gentle, beautiful. She loves her family and teaching the handbell!
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
Toby Wiens is our Person of the Day! Toby is a teacher at MCI who is dedicated to his work and can always make the students laugh. Thank you Toby for being someone the students can look up to!
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 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!
WEEK OF APRIL 30 - 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!
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 good at his job. Everybody likes Tommy!\
Wednesday, April 25
John Weibe of Plum Coulee is our Person of the Day! 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 alway's there for a friend and is the go-to person in many people's lives!
Tuesday, April 17
Monika Giesbrecht is our Person of the Day! She was nominated for always knowing how to make her friends and family laugh, but most importantly for standing up for everyone she cares about.
Wednesday, April 18
Irene Doell is our Person of the Day! She is hard working and makes work fun. She's always a joy for everyone at her workplace, and those who see her at Janzen's Paint. Enjoy your upcoming retirement, Irene!
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 always there for everyone! She has such a big heart and is generous to a fault. Plus she is phenomenal mom!
WEEK OF APRIL 9-13
Monday, April 9
Our Person of the Day today is Kurt Enns! He was nominated by Michael for being the best boss ever! He's always there for support and treats his employee's like family.
Tuesday, April 10
Sabrina Enns is our Person of the Day today because she is always there for her friends! Really, she'll be there for anyone who needs it. She is also starting a new job, congrats Sabrina!
Wednesday, April 11
Tim Peters is our Person of the Day! 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
Our Person of the Day is Clayton Watt! He was nominated by his wife Emily, who says Clayton is a loving father and husband, and a great friend with a heart of gold!
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.
WEEK OF APRIL 2-6
Monday, April 2
Misty Giesbrecht is our Person of the Day because got her drivers license and she is an amazing person who helps out everyone she can. AND she's a pretty awesome niece!
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 today 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, Mar 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 always has their backs! Congrats Tina!
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!
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 to have the grand kids over.
Friday, March 23
Delores Loewen is our Person of the Day because she is the best mother in law, she's amazing with her grand-kids and is such a great support system! Congrats Delores!
WEEK OF MARCH 12-16
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! Congrats Tina!
Wednesday, March 14
Dave Penner works at Days Inn & Suites Winkler as the breakfast attendant, he's always got a smile on his face no matter what task he is faced with. Dave is a great guy to work with and their guests love him!
Thursday, March 15
Ardel 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! Keep it up, Ardel!
Friday, March 16
Jodie Greene is our Person of the Day! Her friends say she's an amazing person with a lovely personality and her favourite thing to do is brightening someone's day!
WEEK OF MARCH 5 - 9
Monday, March 5
For making an impact on everyone's day and gifting hundreds of students with a SNOW DAY, our Person of the Day is Old Man Winter!
Tuesday, March 3
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
Jeff Sutton is the vice-principal at Maple Leaf School in Morden, he's always happy and does everything he can do 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
She was nominated for being an amazing person who is always willing to give a hand to a friend in need, our Person of the Day is Terri Peters!
Friday, March 9
For doing an amazing job organizing the first ever Quiz Night for the Genesis House, Ang Braun is our Person of the Day! Everyone had a blast, keep up the great work Ang!
WEEK OF FEB 26 - MAR 2
Monday, Feb 26
Linda 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!
Tueday, Feb 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, Feb 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 along with his wife! Keep up the great work!
Thursday, March 1
In a season of ups and downs for an injured Winkler Flyers team, he stood tall all year holding the Flyers in a playoff position. He leads the league in wins and is the MJHL's Top Goaltender Award winner, our Person of the Day is Troy Martyniuk!
Friday, March 2
Colton Harder is our Person of the Day! Captain of the Miller Aces, guided his team through a fantastic season ending in a 4-3 win over the Morden Thunder taking the Zone 4 High School Hockey Championship! For the first time in 32 years!
WEEK OF FEB 20 - 22
Tuesday, Feb 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.
Wednesday, Feb 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!
Thursday, Feb 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!
Friday, Feb 23
Scott Jantzen is our person of the day! He does everything he can to support his staff and students as Principal at GVC! Jon Krieser also says that he's just a great guy.
WEEK OF FEB 12-16
Monday, Feb 12
Bonnie Heckman was nominated for person of the day for being the best mom to Taelynne!
Tuesday, Feb 13
Renee Klassen is our person of the day for being a great Grade 3 teacher at Minnewasta School and a terrific person!
Wednesday, Feb 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!
Thursday, Feb 15
Judy Derkson is our person of the day! She works at Pembina Publishing Group, she has such a big heart and always goes the extra mile to make sure each project she touches comes out looking great!
Friday, Feb 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!
WEEK OF FEBRUARY 5-9
Monday, Feb 5
Our Person of the Day is Louis Tanguay for his hard work and job well done at the 2018 Viterra Championships!
Tuesday, Feb 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, Feb 7
Marlene Peters is the Person of the Day for being a wonderful stay at home mom to her lovely 1 year old Taylor!
Thursday, Feb 8
Phillip Minette is our Person of the Day for working outside in the cold with no complaints whatsoever! Congrats Phil!
Friday, Feb 9
John Weibe is our Person of the Day! His son Travis says John is always out to help somebody, often it's helping Travis with his car!