STEINBACH, MB A new housing development in Steinbach is taking the bold step of naming the streets after Englishers. The first two streets, which drew the ire of several Mennonites, are ‘Johnson Boulevard’ and ‘Smith Place.’ […]
WINKLER, MB Grandma Friesen, 75, handily beat three young grandchildren this week in a rousing game of Plautdietsch Scrabble. The match, which lasted just thirty minutes before the youngsters quit in disgust, was the first […]
The Daily Bonnet has created this fun quiz to test your knowledge of the Pennsylvania Dutch language. Let’s see how you do. (You can also test your knowledge of Plautdietsch, spoken by Russian Mennonites here.)
BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS, UT The Giesbrecht family of Grunthal, Manitoba has just set a new land speed record of more than 715 km/h (444 mph) at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. With Mr. Peter Giesbrecht at […]
From Russians to Swiss and everyone in between, this quiz will challenge your knowledge of a diverse range of Mennonites. Let’s see how you do.