Penfor Construction of Blumenort has been awarded the tender for the design and management of the Blumenort fire hall. The hall will be built off Penner Drive, south of Granny's. Penfor will charge a construction management fee worth ten percent of the cost of the project as well as $4,500 for structural engineering. Hanover Reeve Stan Toews says they chose Penfor over the other four firms because they are local, but also because they came in as the lowest bid.
Steinbach RCMP stopped 240 vehicles during the first week of the Holiday Checkstop Program. Staff Sergeant Harold Laninga says the program will run the month of December. In seven checkstops the first week, there was one Criminal Code Impaired Driving Charge, one alcohol-related tiered administrative roadside suspension, 12 traffic-related Highway Traffic Act charges and one Liquor & Gaming Control Act offense.
The Head Librarian for Jake Epp Library in Steinbach says without a funding increase from the city they might need to start cutting staff or services. Carolyn Graham explains the library has an annual budget of nearly $550,000. The city of Steinbach contributes approximately $320,000, with about $140,000 being paid back to the city for rent. Graham says that funding amount has not changed in five years. Graham met with city council Tuesday evening.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".