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Volume 136 Issue 9 Friday, May 11, 2018 90 cents plus tax

Minor Baseball
Looking Forward
Calving Season Underway
To Busy Season

Photo by Darryl Holyk

Thanks to funding from the Minnedosa and
District Foundation, Minnedosa Minor Baseball
has installed a new electronic scoreboard at the
northwest corner of the Glennis Scott Field.


T he Minnedosa Minor Baseball 2018 season is official-
ly underway. It kicked off on May 1st, and promises
to be a fun season.
According to Wes Taylor, President of the Midwest
League, the kids in the league are able to get out to play
at least once a week during the busy season, and these
games could be at home or on the road.
The league consists of nine teams this year. This in-
cludes three Rally Caps teams (age seven and under),
Photo by Darryl Holyk
three Grand Slams teams (age nine and under), one Mos-
quito team (age eleven and under), one PeeWee team
(age thirteen and under), and one Bantam team (age fif-
teen and under).
O ne of Minnedosa’s most unique tourist attractions, the bison herd, has been growing recently. The annual calving
season is underway and as of press time Wednesday, there were five baby bison at the local Bison Park.
Town of Minnedosa Public Works Manager, Kevin Marcino reports that so far, all the calves have been born
This year’s enrollment is similar to last year, with healthy and he is hopeful that in the end, all 12 females will give birth. The first newborn of the season arrived during
possibly two or three more kids this year. Taylor said that the last weekend of April and for the first while, the babies were arriving daily.
typically they have more than 100 kids who enroll each The bison have been a real attraction for locals and visitors alike since the Bison Park was established in 1996. If
year. you have not yet been out to visit the local herd, now is the time to do it as you can catch a glimpse of the young calves
frolicking through the pasture under the close and watchful eye of their protective mothers.
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Audrey Street Honoured With Roses Award
SUBMITTED UCT was gained when the members. of a disaster in Minnedosa
local UCT Council assisted In the fall of 2016, Au- and surrounding areas.

A udrey Street has been
presented with the
UCT Roses For The Living
her in purchasing special
equipment to aid him.
Since June 2009, Au-
drey accepted the position
of Vice Presidents with the
local UCT, moving up to
Audrey has a keen
interest in nature; enjoy-
ing the outdoors, birds,
Award. Audrey is a retired drey had been a member the President position after wildlife, walking trails and
licensed practical nurse of Minnedosa UCT Coun- Christmas this past year. camping. Health and fit-
and retired in 2010 after cil #926. Each year she Her quiet, committed per- ness are also extremely im-
almost 40 years of nursing. has become more actively sonality has given the local portant to her and pilates
As a young lady, she was a involved. In addition to at- council strong leadership. and exercising are part of
candy striper, volunteering tending monthly meetings, With each meeting, she is her daily routine.
at the hospital after school. she has helped with many becoming more aware of Audrey Street takes the
She is the mother of UCT projects such as the all that UCT entails and art of caring to a high stan-
two adult children; her Waves of Hope Barbeque, is very detailed, willing to dard. She is very consider-
son lives in Alberta with Terry Fox Run, Join Hands learn, reliable and deter- ate of other people’s feel-
two children and she of- Day, social events for in- mined to do her share. ings and is eager to help all
ten spends time in Winni- tellectually challenged In addition to UCT, – family, friends and com-
peg with her daughter and friends and judging for the she and her husband are munity. For these reasons
granddaughter. UCT Safety Poster Contest. an integral part of the or- and more, Minnedosa
For many yeas, Au- She has enjoyed the frater- ganizing of the local Emer- UCT felt that Audrey was a
drey selflessly cared for her nalism of participating in gency Social Services (ESS) most deserving candidate
first husband who suffered UCT gatherings and has volunteering time to put in for the Roses for the Living
Photo submitted
with MS. Her interest in assisted in recruiting new place a plan in the event Award.

Minnedosa UCT #926 Hosts Regional Convention
SUBMITTED ba-Saskatchewan annual cils attended the event. Riding Mountain. We were
Regional Convention at We were honoured to have treated to a lovely roast

T his past weekend, the
local council of the
U.C.T. (United Commer-
the 50+ Centre. Approxi-
mately 50 participants
including Past Regional
the International Presi-
dent Numan Loafman and
his wife Dianna from Fort
beef meal.
A presentation of
“Roses for the Living” was
cial Travellers) Minnedosa Presidents, delegates and Lauderdale, Texas in atten- given to two recipients,
hosted the 107th Manito- members of seven coun- dance. Linda Lidster from Bran-
Our local member, don and Minnedosa’s UCT
Ellen Bramley, Regional President, Audrey Street.
Tanner’s Crossing School President for 2017-18 suc- Entertainment was provid-
cessfully chaired the pro- ed by UCT member, John
Playground Enhancement Committee
ceedings of the one and Cullen.
and Parent Advisory Council half day convention. We began the Sunday
are excited to announce we have Saturday was a full day morning sessions with
REACHED OUR FUNDRAISING GOALS of business sessions. The Wilma Shewfelt, Regional
for BOTH PHASES of the Grade 3-8 playground replacement evening banquet held at Chaplain presenting a
Photo submitted
the Minnedosa Golf Course touching memorial service
project. THE NEW STRUCTURE and SWAY SWING with a
included guests Mayor Ray for 20 deceased members. (L-R): Dianna Loafman, Ellen Bramley
ramp, at an estimated cost of $110,000.00 will be installed Orr, his wife Cheryl, Brion All those attending en-
and Numan Loafman.
on the West side of TCS beginning of June 2018. Pollon, Councillor for the joyed the good fellowship
R.M. of Minto-Odanah and fraternity of the week-
and Greg Nesbitt, MLA for end.

Phase 1

Phase 2

Sunday, May 13th
9 a.m. $13. 25
The TCS Community would like to Thank and acknowledge to 1 p.m. plus
our whole community and surrounding areas for the
awesome support we have received in all our fundraising Buffet Includes: Kids age 5
efforts. This playground is a community accomplishment. Scrambled Eggs, Eggs and under
Special Thanks & acknowledgements from us to Benedict, Ham, FREE!
Sausages, Hashbrown Kids 6 to 12
Minnedosa & District Foundation Grant for $20,000
Casserole, Waffles with half price!
James Richardson Foundation Grant for $15,000 assorted toppings, Fruit
Crop Production Service Grant for $11,266.30 Platter, Pastries,
Minnedosa & District Recreation Grant for $2,000 Juice, Coffee & Tea
and the Minnedosa Community for $62,000 in fundraising
money earned since 2013
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Fun Fest Vendor And Craft Sale
By Hillary Miller give an hour or two of their

T he annual Fun Fest
Spring Craft and Ven-
dor Market was held at the
Other upcoming fund-
raisers for Fun Fest will
include a Wine Survivor
Minnedosa Community night on May 31st, where
Conference Centre on Sat- first place will win 50% of
urday, May 5th, and was a the wine at the event, sec-
successful sale with over ond place will win 30% of
37 vendors. the wine, and third place
The vendors included wins 20% of the wine. This
direct sales businesses, as evening will include door
well as homemade crafts, prizes, appetizers and
which attracted over 250 drink specials. People
people to the event which Photo by Hillary Miller will be eliminated until
ran from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. only three wine survivors
The money raised weekend by bringing in great selection of vendors is always a big draw for ing the day in town. It is a remain, and participants
from the sale will support more events and more en- at the craft sale, and our people not only locally tradition I want to keep in do not need to be in at-
the Fun Fest weekend in tertainment,” said Krista vendors saying that they but also visitors reaching this town for other families tendance to win. Tickets
July. The organizers want Powell, one of the organiz- would like to come back far out of town. “It gives to enjoy.” for this event are available
to make as many of the ers of Fun Fest. next year, which is always a Minnedosa a chance to Powell stressed that from the Fun Fest Com-
weekend’s events free as Regarding the Craft great sign.” show people what it has to there is an amazing group mittee or at the Minnedosa
they possibly can, so that and Vendor sale, Pow- While Fun Fest is a offer,” said Krista. “I have of volunteers who come Liquor Mart.
everyone is able to enjoy ell has heard all kinds of great weekend for fami- always remembered going to help with the Spring Minnedosa Fun Fest
the family-friendly week- positive feedback, “I have lies to attend in the sum- to Fun Fest as a kid with Craft and Vendor Sale, and will once again feature
end. “We are always look- heard wonderful things mer, it’s benefit goes far my grandparents, watch- they are always looking for a full schedule of events
ing at ways to expand the from customers about the beyond that. Fun Fest ing the parade and spend- more people to come and running from Friday, July
6th through Sunday, July

Minor Baseball Hosting Numerous Tournaments 8th. Mark your calen-
dars and don’t miss out
on this year’s festivities.
Continued from Page 1 games will be finished by as Minnedosa will host vincial championship here Events Centre site, but will
June 15th, at which point the PeeWee AAA Ball Fire in the future,” he said. have a backstop. This is
The 2018 season will the tournaments will be- Tournament, making this This season will be the because the league has so
see some bigger tourna- gin. season a very busy one for first season for the new many teams involved that
ments than Minnedo- Kids will also have the Minnedosa. scoreboard at the Glennis they are running short of
sa has seen in the past. opportunity to try out for Taylor is very much Scott Baseball Diamond. opportunities for the kids
Minnedosa will host the the AAA team, and those looking forward to This was recently installed to play each week. The new 18052WW0
PeeWee Division Regional who are unsuccessful in the Provincial tourna- thanks to the Minnedosa diamond will help with
Tournament June 22nd to this endeavor are given ments, “We’ve finally got and District Foundation this issue. Taylor expects
24th, which will be the fi- the opportunity to join the Minnedosa on the map for Grant that was received that this new diamond will
nal playoff for the year for showcase team. Minnedo- provincial baseball. We by Minor League Base- be put in after this season,
the PeeWee teams. Ad- sa will also be hosting the had tried to get a provin- ball. The group will also once things have calmed The War Amps
ditionally, Minnedosa will
hold the Midget Division
Bantam Showcase Pro-
vincial Tournament on
cial championship here
first, but these other ones
be putting up another dia-
mond, which will not be as
down a bit.
Key Tag
Regional Tournament July
13th to 15th. Most league
July 20th to 22nd, which
will be the same weekend
will get us on the map, and
hopefully we can get a pro-
elaborate as the others at
the Minnedosa Regional Service
Destinations Plus 2018 Bus Trips A&B The War Amps returns
nearly 13,000 sets of
May 24th - 25th South Beach Casino One night stay & transportation. “I want to thank the
$99.00 50% off lunch buffet, $20 in free Country Farm person who found my
slot play a day.
Bus Tours June 5th Austin
Seniors day trip, Pioneer Village.
Lunch and snacks included.
Opposite the dam at Minnedosa Beach Hwy #262 N.
keys and called the
number on the back of
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After 10 of the
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New Room $165.00
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Two night stay at the spa.
Optional casino trip to Dakota
Saturday, May 12th The War Amps
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After $289.00
for Coffee & donuts. You guys are fast!”
tickets you will be – War Amps supporter
entitled to a FREE
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Day Trip, lunch on the Martese. Celebrating our
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Darryl a.Holyk - PublisHer anD eDitor

Around A United Canada Without the Monarchy

By Jeffrey J. CunninghaM dispose of the Monarchy before we decide to become
Vancouver, BC a republic? The Monarchy has always worked for Ca-
nadian politicians.

By Darryl Holyk C anada and England would fit seamlessly into the
internationalcom munityw ithoutthe M onarchy!
It is not accidental that the great majority of na-
One politician after the other has sought the high-
est office only for the sake of becoming the Prime
Minister and the rest was to deal with the day-to-day
tions are republics. It has been the result of human- routines of the office and at the end to collect a fat re-
ity’s long groping in the dark, tribulations and sacri- tirement pay cheque!
Mavericks Back To The Plate… fices. We must salute Australia for moving in the direc-
Minnedosa Mavericks are gearing up for another Its first and greatest benefit for Canada is that it tion of a republican system. Its former prime minister,
season of baseball as the 2018 season of the Santa Clara will deliver a forceful disincentive to the separatist Julia Gillard, had the courage to make it her political
League opens on May 14th. The Mavericks are one of movement in Quebec because after the disposal of platform during her campaign to end the Monarchy
eight teams in the league entering a 14 game regular the Monarchy, everyone across the land will take the in Australia and when the Queen visited Australia, she
season. The Mavericks first game of the season will be in oath of allegiance to Canada itself. We will pledge al- had the courage of her convictions and delivered the
Ste. Rose on May 16th when they take on the Ebb and legiance to one another and that per se will awaken message by standing tall and graceful and refusing
Flow Lakers. The first home game, here at the Glennis a great sense of commitment, responsibility, and be- to curtsy. What a great and unforgettable moment it
Scott Field will be June 1st against the Dauphin Brewers. longing in all of us. was for a nation moving towards a republican system!
Other home games of the regular season will be June 6th, Let us for the duration of time that it takes to read Unfortunately, a coterie of misguided and sexist politi-
June 8th, June 15th, June 20th, June 27th and July 4th. All this article set aside the fact of the Aboriginals’ exis- cians did everything they could to bring her down, but
games are scheduled to start at 7 p.m. tence on this continent from time immemorial and they cannot stop Australia from moving forward.
state another fact that the French came here before English Canada is satisfied to think that the sep-
Covering Up… the English and later on lost the colonial war to Eng-
land and England unilaterally declared sovereignty
aratist movement will go away on its own while the
Monarchy is firmly in place, but the hard facts indicate
It was reported in the May 5th, 1898 edition of The
over the entire land and dumped the Monarchy on that it is alive and well and only simmers down from
Tribune that this office was “covering up blemishes with
it. Wars are not any different from sports in the sense time to time.  Since Rene Levesque, the founder of the
a new suit of pine” which we assume meant new pine
that sometimes you win and sometimes you lose and separatist party, Parti Quebecois, and the first Quebec
siding over the original log walls of our first office. Re-
to take the oath of allegiance to the English Monarch Premier from that party, resigned from politics in late
cently, in preparation for an open house to celebrate The
simply does not bring out the best in our French Cana- 1985 (premier: November 25, 1976 to October 3, 1985)
Tribune’s 135th anniversary this summer, we are “cover-
dians; it only perpetuates the feeling of a past loss. to this date we have had five more Parti Quebecois pre-
ing up blemishes” with a new coat of paint in our back
France is a major world power and several gen- miers in Quebec and there will be more in the years to
erations ago with its Revolution of 1789 it abolished come.
the monarchy and the parasitism that went with it, This leads us to the fair conclusion that it now only
Worst Roads… ended the ancien regime (old system), and became the
source of inspiration for the rest of the world. Now,
takes a great and charismatic French Canadian leader
to rise to power and sweep them off their feet and give
Manitoba CAA’s 2018 Worst Roads campaign has
come to a close. Over 6,000 votes were cast for close to what does it mean to a “free French citizen” to come at least the majority of the voters, if not all of them,
700 roads throughout the province. The road receiving all the way to Canada for a new life only to be labelled enough get-up-and-go to say yes to “sovereignty”! The
the most votes this year was Empress Street in Winnipeg as “the subject” of the English Monarch? Who is any- dire consequences are that the cost to all of us will be
with P.R. #450 near Boissevain in as second worst. This one else to decide for our French Canadians how they astronomically high and unbearable and still worse
road was ranked the worst rural road as well as the worst should feel about taking the oath of allegiance to the is the fact that after the break-up the rest of Canada
in Westman. Minnedosa’s Main Street south was voted English Monarch? will become a bird’s nest on the ground for the United
the fifth worst road in Westman. Fortunately, Main Street As humanity’s experience has shown, a monar- States.
south is one of the areas the Town is hoping to repave chy has never been a marketable system. All monar- Time is marching on very fast and we must act
this year. chies by their nature breed untold privileges based on decisively. We must stop once and for all falsely and
someone’s birth and have been crumbling one after complacently pointing fingers at our French Canadi-
the other and, very fortunately, nowadays it is impos- ans. Instead, we must train our eyes and our united
RFM ADDITIONS... sible to convince a republic to convert its system to a
efforts towards removing the actual cause, which is
the Monarchy and its divisive effect on our lives in
As we go to press, we learn of recent additions to the
What are we waiting for here in Canada? Are we Canada.
lineup for Rockin’ The Fields 2018. The latest acts added
waiting for the English to arouse from their coma to
include Headpins, Helix, Honeymoon Suite and Buck-
cherry. The 15th annual RFM weekend will be held Au-
gust 3rd to 5th.

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MP Sopuck Will Not Seek Re-election

R obert Sopuck, Mem-
ber of Parliament for
River-Neepawa Conserva-
tive Party Electoral District
“I want to give a big
out my last term as a Mem-
ber of Parliament.”
Sopcuk was first elect-
ed MP during the Novem- Ye O l d
Dauphin-Swan River- thank you to all of my ber 2010 by-election and
Neepawa, announced on constituents, it has been was re-elected again in
Saturday, May 5th, that an honour and I have 2011 and 2015.
he will not be seeking re- truly enjoyed my time be- Sopuck has already
election during the 2019 ing able to represent this informed the party lead-
federal election. He made beautiful area of Manito- ership and the Manitoba
his first public statement ba,” Sopuck said. “I am not Conservative caucus, so
about the decision during running again for personal they have plenty of time to
the annual general meet- and family reasons, but find a suitable candidate to 1888 – Prairie fires have been burning all around town
ing of the Dauphin-Swan look forward to finishing run in this riding. and are filling the town with smoke. A few stacks have
been burned and a large amount of valuable timber de-

Golf Tournament To Benefit
stroyed. A stable at Mr. Sims’ house was also burned.

1898 – Bicyclists met to organize a club last week. The
colours adopted by the club are green and gold.

Those Fighting Addiction 1908 – The sidewalks are becoming much dilapidated
and require much repairing this year. Clanwilliam Ave-
nue, too, should be given early attention. Its present con-
By HILLARY MILLER June 1st will be entered gram, and I am sober, mar- small groups once a week
dition is in no way satisfactory to those who travel over it.
into a draw to win a $250 ried, and am happy to help in Brandon for the family

T he Adult and Teen
Challenge Golf Tour-
nament will be held at the
keg gift card. The tourna-
ment will include 18 holes.
He also said that if anyone
others find freedom from
their addictions,” he said.
The intake fee for peo-
of the addict,” he said.
In addition to the
fundraisers, such as the
1918 – A lad named Lionel Broome made a good day’s
work on Saturday. While working on his father’s farm
Minnedosa Golf and Coun- is interested in attending ple entering the program upcoming golf tourna- near town he found a wolf’s den with eight young ones in
try Club this June, and pro- the banquet without golf- is $1,000, but this covers ment, that the group hosts, it. He captured the whole lot, bringing them to town and
ceeds from the event will ing, or if they have a guest everything, there are no they will also be opening receiving his $10 for them.
go towards helping people they would like to bring to additional fees or charg- up a new thrift store in
who are plagued by addic- the banquet, the banquet es. Murray, and Adult Brandon, where people 1928 – Minnedosa electors favour beer by the glass
tions and are seeking help. tickets are $30. and Teen Challenge as a can donate old clothes or with a vote of 449 to 122.
According to Aaron Last year, the golf tour- whole, hope that people furniture.
Murray, the Development nament helped the group will see that there is hope The Adult and Teen
Officer at the Adult and raise $44,000. This year, and freedom from addic- Challenge Golf Tourna- 1948 – Minnedosa Consumers Co-op had sales of
Teen Challenge of Central the goal is to raise $50,000. tions. “A lot of people and ment is sure to be a great $128,327.46 for 1947. This is an increase of 29 percent
Canada, they are hoping Murray stressed that the families are affected by, day, and proceeds will from 1946.
to have at least 50 golf- Minnedosa Golf and or know someone that is go towards a great cause,
ers this year. The group Country Club has been struggling with an addic- helping people in the 1958 – On Saturday, the Horticultural Society gave
receives no government great to work with. “The tion, and we want them to Westman community free away more than 100 Amur Maples with the long view of
funding, since they are a new manager, Patrick Law, know that our program ex- themselves from addic- beautifying the town. Some of those receiving the trees
faith-based group, and is a great guy, and we got a ists, and that we also offer tion. in turn donated them to the Park’s Board to be planted
this is one of their major great deal for our tourna- at the beach.
fundraisers. They ask that ment,” he said.
golfers raise $250 for the Murray is working very
event, which will cover hard on this fundraiser.
1968 – Effective immediately, “No Left Turn” signs will
be posted at Main Street and 2nd Avenue S.E. and 2nd
their greens fees, a shared Why? Because he himself
Avenue S.W. commonly known as the Post Office corner.
cart, lunch, a steak dinner, is a graduate of the pro-
This means that motorists wishing to enter Main Street
a prize, and most impor- gram. Murray is Manitoba
from this intersection will have to make a complete cir-
tantly, will support a great born and raised and strug-
cuit of Main Street if they wish to turn left.
cause. He hopes that peo- gled for years with an alco-
ple will register as soon as hol and cocaine addiction.
possible, so that they can He believes to his core that 1978 – Mayor Jim Burgess cut the ribbon to officially
begin fundraising. this program saved his open the Green Valley Centre of Senior Citizens on May
Murray noted that life. “It has been five years 5th. About 240 people attended the opening.
those who register before since I graduated the pro-
2008 – With the retirement of Superintendent Neil
Whitley and Assistant Superintendent Jim Hardy next
month, Rolling River School Division has chosen its re-
placements for the upcoming school year. The new Su-
perintendent will be Reg Klassen with Marg Janssen as
Assistant Superintendent.

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SMASH Archery Club Raises $3,800 For Humboldt Broncos
SUBMITTED ner was made and donated ing, 354 Plumbing and
by The Graphic Factory. Heating, Sport Manitoba,

O n Sunday April 22nd,
the SMASH Archery
Club hosted a char-
On the day of the event,
this banner was hung up
for everyone to sign. This
Piston Ring Minnedosa, 4
Imprint, Gords Plumbing/
Ryan Little, Party Stuff/
ity shoot to help support banner will be sent off Tracy, Quinn Greavett,
Humboldt. We are happy along with the monies Reid Fowlie, Sporty’s, Lake
to announce the $3,800 raised to the Humboldt House, Poplar Ridge Golf
that was raised will be giv- Broncos organization. We Course, Minnedosa Golf
en to those affected by the were very humbled to see Course, Clear Lake Golf
tragic accident involving our community and sur- Course, Anderson Ortho-
the Humboldt Broncos. We rounding communities pedics, Merrick Construc-
had a record attendance of come together for such a tion, Beaver Tails/Shel-
116 breakfasts that were great cause. don and Eugenia Willy,
cooked and served by the Thank you so much Municipality of Harrison
Erickson Old Timers Hock- to the following donors, Park, Susan Woywada,
ey Team. The attendance your generosity was great- Eric and Lynn Gustafson, Photo submitted
of our local and surround- ly appreciated: Archers Erickson Professional
SMASH club members are pictured with
ing community members and Bowhunters Asso- Centre, Parkway Insur-
along with the archers ciation of Manitoba, The ance/Brian Currie, Greg
a banner they signed for Humboldt.
were absolutely outstand- Graphic Factory, Bri-Mac Griffiths Contracting, Robins, Frontier House, Hardware Minnedosa, Nordic Landscaping, Heri-
ing, and many thanks to Electric, Ken Beatty Con- Clear Lake Construction, Minty’s Moving/Canada Farmery Brewery, Moun- tage Co-op, Collyer Con-
our donators from our lo- struction, True Grit Sand Cal Vanderschuit/Inves- Bridge, Sure-Line Auto, tain Park Pharmacy, Hon- struction, Pugh’s Pumping,
cal and neighboring busi- and Gravel, Silver Heights tors Group, Bull Dog Tar- Van Houtte/Brian Flem- eycomb Bed and Breakfast, Hair At The Lake, Brenda
ness communities for their Archery, Sunset Bay Ad- gets/Seth Meyer, Ken and ing, Horn’s Contracting, Compass Credit Union, Hodges, Ewallywood’s and
generous donations for the ventures, Millco Steel, Sharon Lofgren, Alex and Onanole Ideal Service, Dobson Yard Care, Riding Spirit Indigo/Sarah Burk.
Chinese Auction. Elkhorn Resort, J Cann Charlie Geletchuk, Jo BDO Canada, Home Hard- Mountain Roofing, Kerri
A large Humboldt Ban- Do Plumbing and Heat- Brook Outdoors, Shane ware Onanole, Home Butler, Erickson Wildlife,

Sandy Lake News
PUBLIC NOTICE By DIanE BachEwIch ny where she spent some and Doreen Derhak in Cal-
Fire Pits / Open Air Fires time with family. gary and her nieces Stacy

“ACCEPTABLE FIRE PIT” means an outdoor receptacle that meets the following
S pending some time
with Ken and Darlene
Porter is Lucas Stordeur of
Diane Lungal was the
lucky winner of the Legion
Men’s monthly 50/50 draw
Derhak, Laura Ryan and
girls Scarlett and Ivy Far-
• a minimum of 3.7 metres (12 feet) clearance measured from the nearest fireplace Belgium who is on a Cana- for the month of April. The Drop-In Centre’s
edge is maintained from buildings, property lines, or other combustible material dian Workaway Program. Get well wishes to turn to host Manitoba
• the fireplace is constructed of materials that are heat and flame resistant He will be here before he Olga Prosken who has Days this year on Thurs-
• the fireplace is equipped with a secured chimney that is not more than 2.5 metres leaves for Ontario. He has returned back to the Per- day, May 12th. They will
(8 feet) in height when measured from the base of the burning area done the Western provinc- sonal Care Home from the be treating everyone to
• the fireplace chimney is equipped with a regulation screen no larger than 1.25 cm es already. Minnedosa Hospital. Coffee, Puffed Wheat Cake
(0.5 inches) and constructed of expanded metal (or equivalent non-combustible Linda Hayhurst has re- Angela Brookman vis- and Rice Krispie Cake.
materials) and is designed to contain and reduce the hazards of airborne sparks; if turned home from Germa- ited with her brother Gary Speedy recovery to
no chimney is used the same regulation screen is required Kevin Tyschinski who re-
• the base of the fire burning area is not less than 0.3 metres (12 inches) above the ceived medical attention at
surrounding grade; the Health Science Centre
• the base of the fire burning appliance shall be placed upon a non-combustible in Winnipeg.
surface such as earth, concrete, metal or other non-combustible materials Visiting over the week-
• outdoor solid fuel appliances shall be located on a flat, level and non-combustible end with Helen Derhak
base clear of overhangs such as roofs, tree branches and utility wires were granddaughter Shelly
• burning receptacles shall be separated from grass and other vegetation by a and Carlin Bedrey and
distance of at least 40 cm (16 inches) by means of earth, sand, gravel or other great granddaughter Alex-
non-combustible medium andra and Victoria Bedrey
of Saskatoon. Also visit-
Cut, seasoned wood, charcoal, or commercially approved fire logs may be burned
ing with Helen were Allan
in an open fire. Rubbish, garden refuse, lawn clippings or leaves, manure,
and Nancy Derhak of Rid-
livestock or animal carcasses, and any material classified as a dangerous good, or
ing Mountain, Dennis and
any material which, when burned, will generate black smoke or an offensive odour
Darlene Derhak and Janice
is strictly prohibited.
Duchominsky of Winni-
Fires may not be left unsupervised at any time and the person lighting the fire is peg.
responsible for any damages that might result from the lighting of the fire. 18052gm5
Michael Lewandoski
Fires shall not be set in windy conditions conducive to creating a running fore or a and his fiance Nikkie of
nuisance to another person. Brandon have taken up
residence at his grandpa
If smoke from a fire causes an unreasonable interference with the use and enjoyment of and grandma Lorrie Le-
another person’s property, the fire shall be extinguished immediately. wandoski farm home. Wel-
come to Sandy Lake.
Fires shall be contained to a reasonable size so that the fire, or any embers, sparks or
Ken and Darlene Por-
smoke emanating from them does not endanger any person or property or cause any
ter have escorted a tour
objectionable effect on nearby property.
group to Amsterdam and
The Fire Chief, his designate or RCMP may direct that a fire in a fire pit be extinguished, England.
or may extinguish a fire that in his opinion is a nuisance or a threat to public safety.
To view the entire Open Air Fires By-Law 2514, visit
The Minnedosa Tribune Friday, May 11, 2018 7

Newdale News
By Raven’s Glen WI leen read the eulogy to her weekend were Gay Coutts net and Stacey Bradley of at the marriage of Gordon find lay ministers willing to
Dad while Randy Pierce of Ste. Anne, Bob and Lylia Brandon and we’re glad and Enid. take some of our services.

A memorial gathering of
the family and friends
of Glen Coutts, who passed
brought remembrances of
Glen and asked others to
provide stories. A “toast to
Brown of Winnipeg and
Robin Young of Portage,
who had just returned
to hear Stacey is coming
along very well following
back surgery several weeks
Elgin Hall provided
the church service on Sun-
day, May 6th with a short
We are fortunate to have
Elgin and Dan Jardine,
who come regularly each
away on March 29th, was Bruiser” was offered with from enjoying a great holi- ago. She plans to hopefully congregational meeting month and we appreciate
held at the Leisure Inn a sample of his favourite day in Spain. return to teaching by the following. A motion was the others that give of their
on May 5th. Immedi- beverage from Scotland! Colleen (Coutts) and end of May. made and carried to im- talents when they can.
ate family attending were The Hotel provided a cold Darcy Wolframe of Kenora Margaret (Dunn) and mediately increase the
Glen’s wife Gay (Pierce), plate supper as the visiting spent the weekend with Gordie Froese of McCreary funds that are paid to our
daughter Colleen and and story-telling contin- David Clark, along with visited with Gordon and visiting ministers with TRIBUNE
Darcy Wolframe, his sis- ued. Glen’s ashes were in- Carrie Baker of Dauphin Enid Clark on May 5th, the mileage rate remain-
ter Margaret Heise, and terred at the Columbarium and Donna and Brian Scott attending the memorial ing the same. This brings DEADLINE
many nieces and nephews in Kenora, Ontario. of Neepawa. for Glen Coutts. About 57 us in alignment with what Tuesday at 12 Noon
from the Heise and Pierce Those visiting with Also attending the years ago Margaret and Cardale pays. It becomes
sides of the family. Col- Bob and Willine Young last Coutts memorial were Ja- Glen were both attendants more difficult each year to

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CL Leaf tuna lt chunk/flake water ..........................................170g ..........3/$4.00 Drumstick ice cream asstd............................................... 4x140ml ............. $4.99
Heinz picnic pack ................................................................ 1.125lt ............. $5.49 Eggo waffles original ...............................................................280g ............. $2.59
FM frozen pies asstd ..................................................................1kg ............. $6.99
Bulls Eye BBQ sauce asstd...................... 425ml ...... $2.99

Bicks pepper rings hot, Sauerkraut wine ........................... 750-1lt ..........2/$6.00
Classico sauce asstd ......................................................410-650ml ............. $2.99
Kraft Dinner original ...............................................................225g ..........3/$4.00
Knorr pasta/rice asstd ..................................................... 132-153g ..........4/$5.00
NN™ paper towel mega............................................................. 6rl ............. $5.99
Gatorade asstd .................................................................. 6x591ml ............. $5.49 NN™ chicken wings asstd ......................................................908g ........... $10.99
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Ruffles, Tostitos, Doritos chips ....................................... 215-295g ..........2/$6.00 Whole fryers .............................................................................................. $2.69/lb
Ocean Spray cranberry cocktails asstd ................................ 1.98lt ............. $3.79 Pork back ribs ........................................................................................... $4.79/lb
Christie Bits n Bites..................................................................175g ............. $1.99 T-Bone beef steak ............................................... $8.99/lb
PC™ dinner napkins ............................................................... 180s ............. $5.89

Quaker Life/squares maple brown sugar/HC original . 450-500g ............. $3.49
Instant Quaker oatmeal asstd .......................................288-336ml ............. $2.99
Aunt Jemima pancake mix/syrup asstd .....................905g/750ml ............. $3.29
Smuckers jam asstd .......................................................310-500ml ............. $3.99
Kraft peanut butter smooth ....................................................500g ............. $3.99 Blueberries, Raspberries ............................................................................... $2.99
PC™ great Canadian coffee ....................930g .... $10.99 FM tray corn ................................................................................4ct ............. $3.49
Tetley tea orange pekoe/green tea ............................... 72ea/48ea ............. $4.99 Carrots 2lb, Onions yellow 3lb .............................. $1.59
Fruite Drink, Tetley iced tea lemon ........................................... 2lt ..........3/$4.00 Celery ............................................................................................................. $1.79
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8 Friday, May 11, 2018 The Minnedosa Tribune

Touring Kruk Castle Bed And Breakfast
By DARRYL HOLYK and grand rooms of Kruk private bath with a soaker
Castle. Many décor chang- tub.

T he doors of Minnedo-
sa’s historic mansion,
locally known as “The
es have taken place in the
few short weeks that the
home has been under new
The changes
Minnedosa’s grand old
home are not done yet as

Castle”, were opened to ownership. The dining Dr. Kruk and Kruk Castle
the public on Saturday, room and all guest bed- Manager, Connie Piat-
May 5th. Some 200 people rooms have been updated kowski shared a few other
toured the home which with fresh paint with his- plans with me while vis-
is known as “Kruk Castle toric colours of rich blues iting in one of the rooms
Bed and Breakfast” during and greens. New mattress- housed in one of the
the recent five-hour open es and some period appro- building’s two turrets. The
house. priate beds have also been dated, dusty rose carpet
Dr. Robert Kruk of Car- purchased. in the second-floor hall is
man recently purchased The bed and break- hoped to be replaced with
Minnedosa’s historic land- fast’s showcase piece can hardwood flooring - more
mark and was on hand be found in the King’s historically appropriate
to greet visitors and reac- Chamber. The bed in this for the Queen Anne style
quaint himself with locals. suite was built in 1830 and landmark.
Dr. Kruk practiced with the was originally from a plan- The 8,000 sq. foot brick
Minnedosa Medical Group tation in Lexington, Ken- home was built in 1901 by
for a short period in 2001. tucky. The queen size bed, Judge Robert Hill Meyers
Working in the local clinic with its heavily ornate sev- at a cost of $11,000. What
next door to the castle, Dr. en-foot tall headboard will is today known as 2nd Ave-
Kruk always viewed the make guests feel like a King nue S.W., running east and
Photos by Darryl Holyk
property as magnificent. while spending the night west in front of the Castle,
Last year, while visiting in Minnedosa’s castle. The was, in 1901, named Til- Above, The King’s
Minnedosa, he learned the King’s Chamber, located in son Street, thus giving the Chamber features
property was for sale and the south side of the sec- home its original name, an antique bed
officially took possession ond floor of the home, also Tilson Place. dating from 1830.
on April 1st. features an original histor- In the early 1920s, the
Many “ooh’s and ic fireplace, outdoor deck, home was used as a board-
Right, one of the
aah’s” could be heard as dining cove in the turret, ing house and in the 1930s
visitors roamed the halls private dressing room and was divided into numer- home’s original
fireplaces is found
in the main floor
ous apartments. Many
occupants resided in the
small suites of this grand
building over the years
and by the 1980s, the old tage protection. On August to bring the property back
apartment building had 18th, 1986, the home, reg- to its former glory. In Au-
fallen into a grave state istered as “Meyers House” gust 1987, the Northcott’s
of disrepair. Fortunately, officially became the first held the first open house
2nd Annual
instead of being lost to Municipal Heritage Site in for the public to once again

A DU LT & T E E N C H A L L E NGE demolition, local doctor, Manitoba. Northcott was view and appreciate the
Richard Northcott, saw the successful in obtaining a interior of this grant build-
building’s potential and in heritage restoration grant ing. The Northcott’s sold
May 1986 set the ball roll- of $35,000 which assisted the property in 1992 and
ing to have had the build- in the building’s $205,000 two years later, it began it’s
TOU RNA MEN T ing designated with heri- restoration and renovation tenure as a bed and break-
In Support of the Brandon Women’s Centre
If you missed this past
weekend’s open house,
you will be happy to know
that plans are in the works
MONDAY Minnedosa Golf & Country Club to host a Christmas open

JUNE 25 Raise a minimum of $250 in donations to participate.
house at Kruk Castle in De-


Green fees, shared golf cart, golf balls, lunch and
Beautiful acreage within
Minnedosa town limits!
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The Minnedosa Tribune Friday, May 11, 2018 9

Health District Auxiliary Honours Florence Nightingale
By Hillary Miller are always needed and health care facilities. As
welcomed. annual scholarship is also

F riday, May 4th saw the
16th annual Florence
Nightingale Luncheon at
The goal of the Auxil-
iary is to contribute to the
health of the community.
presented to a graduating
student who is entering
studies in the health care
the Minnedosa Legion. Some of the ways, the Aux- field.
The lunch began at 11:30 iliary gives back inlude While there is no cur-
a.m., and organizers saw purchasing equipment for rent assigned use for the
approximately 140 people care of patients and resi- funds raised for the Flor-
who came out to support dents in Minnedosa’s Hos- ence Nightingale Lun-
them. pital and Personal Care cheon, they will go into
For many years prior Home; by contributing to the treasury for the group.
to being a luncheon, the organizations such as the Madill noted that a current
Minnedosa Health Dis- Heart and Stroke Founda- project the group is work-
trict Auxiliary held a tea tion, Kidney Foundation, ing towards bringing wi-fi
and bake sale, which was Minnedosa Handivan, Al- to the hospital.
changed to a luncheon six- zeimers’ Society, Multiple The Minnedosa Health
teen years ago. Sclerosis, Diabetic Society, District Auxiliary could not
The baking was pro- Arthritis Society, Osteo- give back as much as they
vided by the members of porois Society and Camp do with out the generous
the Minnedosa Health Dis- Bridges. This past year, support and of the people
Photo by Hillary Miller
trict Auxiliary, who each Minnedosa Health District in the community who
contributed two items for by the members, Madill considered the founder of The Minnedosa Health Auxiliary also donated to donate and come out to
the sale. Joan Madill, a was happy to report that modern nursing. She trail- District Auxiliary dates the Dr. Ajai Khandelwal events such as the recent
long-time member of the Minnedosa also has many blazed in her field during back to 1906 and presently Primary Care Centre. In luncheon.
Minnedosa Health Dis- volunteers who also do- the 1800s, and helped cre- has 34 active members. the period from 1991 to
trict Auxiliary, noted that nate baked goods to the ate policies around prop- There are also a number 2017, the auxiliary raised
If your label reads
they received many com- event. er care of patients in the of additional people in over $339,000 through the
pliments on the array of The event is held close medical field. “We want the community that assist work of our members and 18/05/31
baking that was available to the first weekend in May to recognize her and her with canvassing, baking the generosity of our com- It’s time to renew
your subscription!
to attendees. In addition every year to celebrate contributions,” said Madill, for bake sales and knitting munity. These funds have
to the generous contri- the birthday of Florence “Because we believe in the for the gift cupboard in the provided significant aid 204-867-3816
butions that were made Nightingale, who is widely same things she did.” hospital. New members to the care given in our

Food Bank Welcomes New Volunteers 18052FF1

By Hillary Miller the Food Bank could have initiative, known as ‘Every
something to do with the Plate Full’, is a national

T he Minnedosa Food
Bank has some new
board members, and an
recent opening of the Food
Bank in Erickson, which
may be helping some of
incentive by Food Banks
Canada, which hopes to
help keep local food banks
upcoming fundraiser in the local food bank’s previ- stocked. Bertram hopes to
the community. ous clients. also get local businesses
The Food Bank’s AGM On June 1st and 2nd, involved, perhaps by hav-
was held on May 2nd and members of the Minnedo- ing their own mini col-
saw the induction of the sa Food Bank will be at the lection at each business
new board members Marl- Heritage Co-op Foodmar- location. The hope is to
ies Soltys, Amanda Re- ket to collect food dona- expand their reach within
nard, Sarah Adnum, Shari tions from shoppers. The the community.
Saler and Carol Brown.
This brings the board of di-
rectors up to 13 members.
Carol Brown will now act
as Vice Chair, Trudy Ad-
amson is the Treasurer,
and Susan Glasgow is the
Secretary. She has also
seen interest in the com-
munity for Food Bank vol-
According to the
Minnedosa Food Bank’s
Chair, Linda Bertram, it Want to learn some tips to
is great to have so many
new members interested become a better mountain biker?
in getting involved. Last Come join Prairie Mountain Cycling
year, she was unsure if the for a one-day mountain biking camp on
Food Bank would make it
June 2nd from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Four Seasons Repair
through the summer, but
Cost is $20/rider. 21 ARMITAGE AVENUE
they did, and are still going
strong. She noted that the Bike and helmet mandatory – bring a lunch. MINNEDOSA, MB R0J 1E0
food bank is doing much Adult and youth registrations welcome. 204.867-2737
better now than it has done
Register at the Minnedosa Rec Commission office or
in the past, but that do-
nations are still required. contact us directly at
She suspects the health of (or visit us on Facebook).
10 Friday, May 11, 2018 The Minnedosa Tribune

Age Friendly Hosts Session On Wills
By Hillary Miller mainly on the importance
of having a will and Power

T he Municipality of
Harrison Park Age
Friendly Incentive Com-
of Attorney. “The neces-
sary elements of assigning
an executor and choos-
mittee hosted on Wills and ing someone to look after
Powers of Attorney at the your affairs should you
Sandy Lake Drop-In Cen- not be able to do so, were
tre last month. The pre- some of the many aspects
sentation attracted a room and concerns thoroughly
full of people. included,” Stapleton sum-
The speaker, Terri Del- marized.
ler, is a lawyer from Bran- While Deller’s presen-
don who was chosen to tation was thorough and
present since she is a good informative, she allotted a
friend of one of the mem- lot of time at the end of her
bers of the Age Friendly presentation for questions
Initiative Committee, from the crowd.
Irene Thomas. “We were Stapleton felt that the
very appreciative of Terri topic is an important one
giving of her time, talent to cover. Sandy Lake was Photo by Hillary Miller
and expertise,” said Do- the chosen venue for the

Cadurcis News
reen Stapleton, a Council- forum as it is central in grateful for the free infor- and was able to speak to so
lor for the RM of Harrison the Municipality of Har- mation on how to handle many of the attendees over
Park. Deller’s presentation rison Park. She pointed their future affairs. I be- lunch and coffee, Staple-
provided valuable infor- out that many people at- lieve many present were ton expects that it will have
mation to those who at- tended from throughout impressed with how ‘un- moved some of the people
By Muriel McManus at Newdale on Saturday.
tended. the municipality and its complicated’ it can all be. there to check that their af-
Allan and Muriel Mc-
The presentation cov- surrounding areas. She es- Terri certainly ‘de-mysti- fairs are in order. “This is
ered a number of topics
such as wills, power of at-
timates that over 50 people
attended the presentation.
fied’ the subject with her
ease and down-to-Earth
an important subject for
everyone’s consideration
G et well wishes to Do-
reen Trott.
Susan and Sid spent
Manus visited with Bea-
trice and Gary Small at
Portage on Tuesday.
torney and estate tax, but She has received very delivery,” Stapleton said. and preparation for ap-
the weekend with Glen Eva Graham visited
Stapleton commented positive feedback on the Since Deller was so forth- proaching years,” she said.
and Loreen Jackson. Muriel on the weekend.
that the hour was focused presentation. “All were coming with her advice
Shirley Rose attended Eva attended the UCT con-
a memorial for Glen Coutts vention in Minnedosa.

Bridge Club Results

The Minnedosa & Area Food
Bank would like to thank all May 4th 3rd - Norman Peterson/
Nancy McLenahan
the people, the organizations, 1st - Jim/Lynn Burgess 4th - Wilf Taylor/
the Churches, Minnedosa 2nd - Albert Parsons/
John Cullen
Mel Harvey
5th - Jean Garbolinsky/
Foundation Board, the school Cheryl Orr

students and youth groups
who have supported us with
food and monetary donations
over the past year. R.M. of Oakview
Your generosity allow the Civic Addressing Information
volunteers to prepare and give The R.M. of Oakview has started to utilize the Civic
out 623 hampers 2017-2018. Addressing System established in the Province of
Manitoba. The blue signs with white writing have
been or will be placed at the end of rural driveways
that have a permanent dwelling or business. The
first 1-3 digits of the sign indicate the road the
Minnedosa address is based off of. If you live on a North/South
Lions Club road, your address is based off the road closest to
the South. If you live on an East/West road, your
CONGRATULATIONS address is based off the road closest to the East.
The last 3 digits indicate the distance in 10 metre
John & Norma Gordon $500
intervals from the road indicated in the first 1-3
Edith Parsons & Maxine Laws $300 digits. It is anticipated that all signs in the R. M. of
Oakview will be put up as soon as possible.
Yvonne Chambers & Blaine Millard $200
For more information, please refer to our
WINNERS OF THE April 2018 TRIBUNE DEADLINE website at or phone the
RF 281 Tuesday at 12 Noon municipal office at 204-566-2146.
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Reduced wear, repairs, more Auctioneer nual Dance Shows 2017-2018
has a good selection of titled
party resulting from the failure of an advertisement to appear
power. Call 204-638-6450, 204-476-6262 Friday, May 11th at 7:00 p.m.
1-866-848-8308. Let’s talk lake and golf course lots. and Saturday, May 12th at 1:00
in The Minnedosa Tribune Ltd. or from any error or omission in Spring specials on several
Spring – POWER UP. p.m. at the Strathclair Bend
any advertisement which is published. lots. Rebuilt boat launch. Less Theatre. Purchase tickets in
If you need affordable, FOR RENT building restrictions. Gerald
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Repeat ads - Half Price. stallation try Fehr’s Cabinet for rent. References required. BRIDAL $10.00. Come buy reserved
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Obituaries: - $6.50 per col. inch. Parts and full trailer re- floor. Available beginning of 19th from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at available at the door but don’t
Reach the entire province (50 weekly newspapers) $189.00 pair, trailer safeties and Au- June. References required. the MCCC (Minnedosa Com- wait until it is too late! (6-4) x
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Estate & Moving
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St. Mark’s Anglican Tenders are invited for
Church in Minnedosa An- the mowing of the Fairmount WHITEMUD WATERSHED
nual Pickerel Fish Fry Din- Cemetery and School Cairn
ner. Sunday, May 27th from for the 2018 season. Applicant CONSERVATION DISTRICT
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Cost is only is to supply all equipment and BOX 130 NEEPAWA, MANITOBA R0J 1H0
$15.00 per person. Take out
and delivery available. Ele-
fuel. Lowest or any tender not
necessarily accepted. Please
PHONE: (204) 476-5019 FAX: (204) 476-7094 HELP WANTED
vator access. X send tenders to Bob Currah, E-MAIL: Full time insurance broker position available
Box 1354, Minnedosa, MB The Whitemud Watershed Conservation District is a Must be willing to work rotating Saturdays
Minnedosa United R0J 1E0 by noon on May 12th,
Church Vacation Bible
progressive community-driven watershed organization Training provided to obtain insurance license
2018. (8-2) x
School: “Operation Creation” dedicated to raising awareness about sustainable land and Key responsibilities:
July 16th-20th  from 9:00 a.m.
HELP WANTED water stewardship practices and providing incentives for • Selling Autopac, travel insurance, general insurance
to noon. For kids aged 4-12
yrs. Call 204-867-2674 to reg-
conservation programs to achieve a healthy diverse landscape • Basic office clerical duties
ister. X Looking for a full time and maintain a viable thriving community. Qualifications:
cook to be working at RD’s On We are currently accepting applications for the position of: • Able to provide excellent customer service
Minnedosa Horticultural
Main in Minnedosa. The right
Society’s Plant Sale. Thursday, • Strong problem solving abilities
May 17th from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
applicant will be paid $17.50 2018 Summer Employee
at the United Church Hall.
per hour. The applicant must • Cross selling insurance products
Coffee and dessert available.
have two year’s experience Position Description: • Familiarity with MS Word, Excel an asset
in cooking and should be an • Summer employment (Starting immediately, ending
Sign up for new and exist-
expert in continental cook- Please email resume to
ing members. Everyone Wel-
ing. Please drop off resume August 24, 2018)
come. X
in person at 9 Main St. N. or • 40 hours/week
via email rdsonmain@gmail. or fax to 204-867-3781 position starts immediately
Sandy Lake Legion • Shelterbelt planting & mowing
com. (48-25) x
Ladies Auxillary annual Tea • Grass and forage seeding
and Bake Sale to be held on
Sunday, May 20th, 2018 at the Minnedosa Community
Child Care is currently seek-
• Installing & maintaining signage NOW HIRING HOUSEKEEPERS
Sandy Lake Drop-In Centre, • Surveying & GIS works • Must be able to stay on feet for long periods of time
ing a creative and enthusias-
Sandy Lake, MB. 1:30 p.m. to
tic individual for the position • Abandoned well sealing • Pays great attention to details
4:00 p.m. Everyone welcome.
Raffles, cash prizes, baking, of Summer Student. Appli- • Assisting with delivery of other WWCD programs
cant will be subject to Crimi- Candidate Requirements:
etc. Staff housing available, if needed
nal Record and Child Abuse
BUSINESS Registry Checks and must be • Valid driver’s license
currently enrolled in a post • Experience working with farm tractors and other For more information or to apply,please contact
secondary program related to equipment Barb Kelly:
children. The responsibilities
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team or 204.848.8509
Hip or knee of this position include imple-
replacement? menting activities, providing • Preference will be given to those currently enrolled in or
Problems walking or
positive guidance, engaging recently graduated from a degree or diploma program
getting dressed? The with families, basic cleaning,
Canadian Government etc. For more information re- Please email your resume and cover letter, 1.866.355.4676 | 204.848.2802
may owe you a: garding this position contact
indicating your expected wage, to PO Box 40, 3 Mooswa Dr E,
$2,500 Teresa Guillas at 204-867- Onanole, MB R0J1N0
Yearly Credit 3313. Please send resumes Chris Reynolds at; (8-9)

$20,000 to Box 1108 Minnedosa, MB or mail to Box 130, Neepawa, MB R0J 1H0.
Lump Sum Refund R0J 1E0 or minnedosachild-
We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY or drop off
The Disability Credit
Service. Lowest rate in the
in person at 49-2nd Ave NW for an interview will be contacted.
industry. Minnedosa. Deadline: May MEDICAL TRANSCRIP-
18, 2018. (8-2) x Deadline for submissions: ASAP TION! In-demand career! Em-
For reliable expert
ployers have work-at-home
service CALL EF MOON is a second gen-
Minnedosa Community positions available. Get on- eration Heavy Construction
204-453-5372 Child Care is currently seek- line training you need from an Company founded in 1962 and
ing an independent and hard- Part-Time Office Administrative Assistant employer-trusted program. located in Portage La Prairie
working individual for the
TENDERS position of Part Time Cleaner.
required for Tanner’s Crossing Planning District Visit: or
1-855-768-3362 to start train-
We are currently seeking expe-
rienced, goal oriented individu-
Hours will be 2 hours/week ing for your work-at-home ca- als for immediate employment
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Erickson Lutheran and may be subject to change This position is part-time only and will assist the reer today!
Supervisors, skilled labor-
depending on need. Duties
Church is accepting tenders
include, but not limited to,
Development Officer in the management of the Tanner’s CLASS 1
ers, sewer & water person-
for the painting of the metal nel, excavator, dozer, grader,
Crossing Planning District office. The ideal candidate TRUCK DRIVER rock truck, loader and packer
roof on the Erickson Luther- vacuuming, mopping, win- TO RUN CANADA operators.
an Church located at 30 3 St dows, dusting, etc. For more will provide excellent customer service in person and on - Paid pick, drops, We offer competitive wages,
information regarding this layovers and stat pay
SW, Erickson, MB. Tenders
position contact Teresa Guil-
the phone, multitask, have strong organizational skills, - Multi drop runs
Safety training and a hostile
must state whether providing
the required primer & paint las at 204-867-3313. Please effective written and oral communication skills, be - Cell usage
- Benefit package
free work environment.
Requirements are: minimum
for the metal roof or will be send resumes to Box 1108 proficient in MS Office, especially Excel and Word and be - Dedicated truck class 5 driver’s license, posi-
Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0 or - Sign on bonus tive work attitude, able to work
excluding this cost. The bid-
familiar with payroll, basic bookkeeping and financial - Quarterly and annual well with others or alone,
der will be responsible for safety oriented, work exten-
the required labor and equip- or drop off in person statements. bonus
- Reset at home sive summer hours including
at 49-2nd Ave NW Minnedo- - Weekend home time some weekends, work away
ment/tools to complete the
sa. Deadline: May 18, 2018. The ful llist of duties and responsibilities is available from - Paid training from home, pass a drug and
painting on the metal roof. alcohol test.
All work must be completed (8-2) x Tanner’s Crossing Planning District. - Referral program
If you are interested in joining
Contact Derek @ a well-established and grow-
along with any clean up from Please submit cover letter and resume on or before 204-793-7465 ing company with room for
Minnedosa Regional
this job by July 31st, 2018. For Centennial advancement, please visit
further information or a job-
Library is accepting applica- Thursday, May 17th, 2018 to: Transport & Leasing Ltd. us at 1200 Lorne Ave. E. in
tions for the position of Sum- 0ORTAGE ,A 0RAIRIE -" TO lLL
site visit contact Cliff Nich-
ols at 204-636-7817. Tenders
mer Reading Coordinator. Tanner’s Crossing Planning District out an application, apply online
at, or email a
close 6:00pm Tuesday May
Please drop off resumes at the Box 1072 resume to
Library until May 26th, 2018.
15th, 2018. Erickson Lutheran
Call 204-867-2585 for more Minnedosa, MB
Church Attention: Council
Box 414, Erickson, MB R0J
information. (9-2) R0J 1E0
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My many thanks to all for

Small Parks, Big Problems
the birthday cards, the gifts, May 17th, 2017 By KEN KINGDON than enough to share be- nosed snakes are toad eat-
the flowers and good wishes tween the resident grey squir- ing specialists, and once the
Heavy duty
mechanic required
and the celebration party was
great. I feel very fortunate in
I thought of you
with love today, S pring has sprung, the frogs
are calling and the birds
are flying. Life is good here in
rels and turkeys, with lots of
leftovers for chipmunks.
However, the chipmunk
toads were gone, the snakes
disappeared. In ecology, this
is termed a cascade effect.
Tools required and experience is having good friends who take but that is nothing new.
an asset. We offer competitive Point Pelee. conundrum serves as a great Like falling domino tiles, as
time from their busy days to I thought about
wages, benefits, pension and A comment made by one example of the problems one species disappears, an-
help me celebrate my 103rd you yesterday, of my staff started me thinking small parks face trying to sus- other population dies out too.
apprenticeship for heavy duty
equipment or trailer technician.
birthday. My sincere thanks and days before that too. about this month’s column. tain a large and healthy array Riding Mountain National
to one and all, for all your I think of you in silence, She had mentioned that Point of species. Basically, chip- Park, as a relatively large park,
Contact us or submit resume to:
good wishes. Sincerely, A.E. I often speak your name. Pelee no longer had hog- munks were impacted by the has not impacted the same
P: 204.571.1531 Caughell All I have are memories, nosed snakes because one lack of space to escape preda- way. At least in the short
E: of their main prey, Fowler’s tors, plus the Park was not term. Unlike Pelee, there is
and your picture in a frame.
F: 204.726.4910 Minnedosa UCT #926 toad, has also disappeared. large enough of a sanctuary to a core area of the Park that
Your memory is my keepsake,
Online application@ This got me thinking about host a sustainable population serves as a refuge from most
recently hosted the Manito- with which I’ll never part, the diversity of a small park when the chips were down. human-caused impacts.
ba-Saskatchewan Regional God has you in his keeping,
Convention. We would like I have you in my heart. like Point Pelee when com- At one time house cats and There is also a large
to thank the following busi- pared to larger parks. dogs were free to roam Point enough resident population
As a general rule of Pelee, and they ended up of most species to replenish
nesses for their support with Love Bruce thumb, the closer you are to wiping out several mam- populations when or where
WE’RE LOOKING FOR the Rainbow Auction: In- x the equator, the more spe- mal species, including chip- the local residents have been
Class 1 O/O’s & spire Studio, Valley Para- cies the ecosystem will sup- munks. These wildlife spe- wiped out. On top of this there
Company Drivers! dise Retreat, Raechelle Hair MOM port. Thus, at 42 degrees cies just couldn’t find enough is also some ecological con-
We offer competitive and Nails, the Bargain Store, May 17th, 2017 latitude, Point Pelee should wild habitat to escape from nections with other wild areas
miles and pay package. Corner Stone Restaurant,
New Class 1 drivers
have more species than more the non-native predators. that allow populations to be
welcome! Terminals in Modern Looks, Flowers on They say there is a reason, northerly Parks like Riding No matter where they tried sustained by new members
Blumenort and Brandon. Main, R.D.’s, Home Hard- They say that time will heal, Mountain. In many ways this to hide, the large number of coming from other areas.
Contact us! ware, K.D.L. Furniture, Sandy But neither time nor reason, is true – Point Pelee has over well-fed predators that killed However, we should Bouchard, Roland Street, Jean Will change the way we feel. 80 species of trees, and hun- for sport would find them. never get complacent as it McTavish, and Pat Stone. For no one knows dreds of other plant species. The native populations often takes a long time for
Participation bags and many the heartache, This is about double what we also couldn’t replenish their these negative ecological
would expect to find in Riding numbers by having new chip- effects to be felt. Popula-
promotional items were also That lies behind our smiles,
FEED AND SEED gratefully received. Thank No one knows
However, there are far
munks come into the area.
Anytime a resident chipmunk
tions that have large swings
in numbers such as lynx,
you to a great community. how many times, fewer mammal species here was killed, there were no indi- or populations that have a
We have broken now. But that wasn’t always viduals to replace it. In larger small base like wolves, can
SALE: Organic and conven- IN MEMORIAM down and creid. the case. If you could teleport Parks there are always young maintain themselves for a
We want to tell you something your way back to 1750, you animals looking for new terri- long time, but suddenly die
tional: Sweet Clover, Alfalfa,
so there won’t be any doubt, would likely find more mam- tories but If your population is out when some new disease,
Red Clover, Smooth Brome, ED BRYKALIUK Your so wonderful to think of, mal species in Pelee than in small, and you have nowhere predator, or competitor tips
Meadow Brome, Crested
But so hard to be without. RMNP. else to draw new recruits the finely balanced scales out
Wheatgrass, Timothy, etc. We think of you in silence, Animals like bears, from, you are pretty much of their favour.
Free Delivery! Birch Rose We often speak your name. moose, elk, and even chip- doomed. This topic is a bit of a
Love Derek, Annie and Alex.
Acres Ltd. 306-921-9942. But all we have munks once lived in the Park Luckily, cats and dogs downer, but it’s also a celebra-
You will forever be
are memories, but are now gone, with most are much better controlled tion of the ecological health
in our hearts.
NOTICE and your picture in a frame. x
of them disappearing 200
years ago.
now, and so chipmunks could
likely survive today if they
that RMNP enjoys today. It
also points to the need for
Your resting place we visit,
In a long-settled area like were reintroduced. The park maintaining ecological con-
and put flowers To Odd and Winnie Lee
Winners of the Minne- southern Ontario, it makes reintroduced southern flying nections between wild areas.
there with care. sense that big mammals like squirrels, another species that Let’s keep these natural con-
dosa Health District Aux- But no one knows
iliary Florence Nightingale I cannot bring moose and bears are gone – was killed off by house cats, nections in place in southern
the heartache, the old days back, they are tasty and can be pot- several years ago and they ap- Manitoba and we’ll keep our
raffle were:  Picture painted as we turn and When we were all together, entially dangerous - it is less pear to be doing well. healthy wildlife populations.
by Linda Boys - Theresa leave you there. But memories keep logical why smaller mammals Which brings me back Nature notes: Point Pelee Na-
Wareham, Fairy Garden
you close to me. are missing. to hog-nosed snakes and tional Park’s Festival of Birds
Sculpture- Karen Kuculym, Forever remembered by For example, what hap- Fowler’s toads. The toads dis- is underway, so thousands
$50.00 Certificate  to And memories last forever.
the late Verna, Dallas, pened to chipmunks? Why appeared for likely the same of visitors, from afar afield
Cornerstone - Pat Burton.  Jennifer, Danielle and Ballie. would they no longer live reasons that chipmunks did as Europe and Australia, are
Thank you  to all who sup- Carol
X here? Chipmunks, it turns – they just weren’t able to es- flooding the Park’s trails at
ported the Auxiliary. x
out, demonstrate a classic cape the persecution of cats, 5:30 am daily.
problem with small protected dogs, and children. They also As I mentioned last year
It’s not a thing
areas. suffered from loss of habitat. at this time, it’s almost more
Food is not an issue. However, the loss of the fun to watch the birders rath-
There are still a lot of seeds toads had a knock-on effect er than the birds. Almost, but

of the past!
STEEL BUILDING and nuts in the park, more for the snakes. As I say, hog- not quite.
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Darvin - 204-868-5869 Main line
*Denotes Professional Corporation AUTO
Robert - 204-867-7113 204-867-6350
204-868-5980 or 204-867-5544 Brad Ross
CatharineÊ Terry McLenehan
Van Veen 204-867-6363
MÊ GijsbersÊ
Chartered Professional
CL Carpentry Ltd. Susan Glasgow
Jon Kowal
Accountant Inc. AC Full-service construction

MinnedosaÊ Debbie Strelczik
Ê 213Ê Ê 2ndÊ StÊ NEÊ Ê -Ê Ê BoxÊ 385Ê Ê
company specializing in 204-867-6360

T:Ê 867-3884Ê Ê Ê C:Ê 867-0190Ê Residential, Commercial Dan Quesnel
Email:Ê Ê Catharine@mts.netÊ
M&M and Farm building. GRAIN 204-867-6359
Donna Dowsett
AUTO BODY HAULING 204-867-6361
BDO Canada, LLP All Auto Body Repairs
Leo or Cherry van Veen Candice Brown
Office: 204 – 826 2292 204-867-6362
Chartered Accountants Ph: 867-2083
and Advisors 5 Main St. North Brian Horner Alayna McTavish
Farm, Business & Individual Grain & Fertilizer Kim Robinson

Call Gregg Hauling
Professional Services: 204-867-6352
Joanne Clarke
~ Tax
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~ Accounting Gaylene Johnson
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Sarah Campbell, CGA Fax
39 Main Street South Call 204-867 3816 204-867-6391
Minnedosa 867-2957
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WAHOSKI G ORD K E L LY Lakeside St. Alphonsus
Septic Service
Drivers Licenses, Autopac MECHANICAL LTD. Plumbing & Heating Catholic Church
General Insurance Gas Fitting 142
142 4th
4th St, NW.
St, NW. • Lawn Mowing & Trimming
PLUMBING Potable water Minnedosa,MB
MB 867-3831
Cheri McTavish – Broker ph: 867-2084 Minnedosa, 867-3831 • Dandelion Spraying -
867-3946 HEATING cell: 867-0346 delivery. Licensed Pesticide Applicator
Mass Sunday 9:00 a.m.
Book your portable • Fertilizer Application
GAS FITTING toilets. • Licensed Arborist Service
LEGAL AIR CONDITIONING SELF-HELP Erle Jury & Family • Hedge Trimming
• Yard Clean Up
204-867-3121 867-2416
Alexander or A.D.A.M. Cory Johnston ▪ Minnedosa
204-476-5185 Cell: 867-7558
Jackson Anxiety Disorders People Helping People (204)Ê 476-4705Ê
Law Office - Committed to Caring -
B-116 MainSt.St
of Manitoba RAINKE'S
RAINKIES Phone (204) 857-6100
Minnedosa, MB Support Group Sewage Service Fax (204) 857-8389 Prairie Mountain HVAC/R
867-3981 Plumbing & Heating JIM BEAUMONT
Meetings are held at Ventilation/Air quality Neepawa Library 3rd Tuesday of 476-2483
Ty Burton the month 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Owner/Operator
Air Conditioning

Burgess Law
204-868-5358 For more info call:
Debbie Fisch
Cell: 476-6591 Kitchen Equipment
Commercial Gas Fitter
Office (204) 725-8550 Dennis: 476-2766 Commercial & Residential
service specialist
51 Main Street S
ALCOHOLICS 23 Hour Service Walk-ins
Kent Brown
Minnedosa 75 Main Street South
867-2935 Plumbing & Heating
ANONYMOUS 1-204-724-7465 1-204-867-7346
If you like to drink and can
Summit Septic Haircuts, Hot Shaves, • Construction •
That's your business
If you want to stop and can't ServiceS Beard Trims & Hair Tattoos LEONA’S
204-867-5458 That's our business. Minnedosa and surrounding areas Studio Of Image
Frank r. Ford and Darwin
P.O. Box 36 Matthews’ Family Hair Care
L a w O ffi c e PLUMBING & HEATING
Russ Huyghe
or 867-3966 penny Ford TV AND APPLIANCE •Eminence Facials
Alanon - 210-0433 & Product
Norman H. Sims, Q.C. 204-868-6376 Alateen - 867-5121 Owner/Operator SALES AND SERVICE • Pedicures & LCN Nails
7 6 Ma i n S t r e e t S o u t h CONSTRUCTION 867-3401 Minnedosa 204-210-0158 Your Shaw Direct,
MINNEDOSA • 867-2717 Cody Huyghe LG, Samsung, Bell • Spray Tanning
Mtg. Times: 8:00 pm Tuesdays Cells
204-210-0502 Danby Dealer • Piercing
OFFICE MANAGER Drug Problem? 204-868-0851 or 204-868-0863 Computer Sales and Service
• Eyelash Extensions
204-868-6886 Narcotics
email: Systems, Monitors &
67 Main St.
Anonymous can help Minnedosa, MB
Waterpals Phone 867-3164
BURTON PAINTING REAL ESTATE Meetings every Potable Water Delivery E-mail: TAC
Tuesday & Minnedosa and area Ventures Inc.
Myrna Alexander
Cell: 868-5503
Cell: 868-5503
Saturday at 7 p.m. No Job is too small!!! Lake Audy Meats Waste
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Bin Rentals
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Household clean up
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Pavilion Art Classes Kick Off With a Bang
of workshops for all ages. on the drums as well. Af- In the workshop, Soltys
She was chosen to facili- ter the lunch break, they added that participants
tate the art class after Marl- sewed their hides onto the were given some insight
ies Soltys, of Inspire Studio, cedar rings with coloured into First Nations cul-
attended one of Glover’s sinew. The drums then sat ture and learned so much
workshops in Winnipeg for four or five days to dry, about the process of drum
last fall. When people saw at which point they were making and the care of the
the drum that Soltys made completed. drums once they are made.
in November, she received Soltys felt that the Soltys was happy to
so much admiration on afternoon class went re- see the Pavilion art classes
it that she just knew the ally well. “Everybody re- start on such a high note
workshop would be a huge ally liked their drums in and commented that there
success in Minnedosa. the end, and there were is no way to not enjoy your-
Glover brought the lots of giggles everywhere,” self when you are doing art
yellow cedar rings that she said. “It was a great at the Pavilion, looking out
were used in the project, way to spend the day.” She over the lake. While she
as well as the hides. The noted that Glover is won- has not yet finalized her
group had to measure the derful at explaining all of full schedule of classes for
diametre of the rings and the steps, leaving people the summer, she said that
drill holes into the cedar confident in what they are some upcoming classes
so that they could sew doing. Glover sources only will include mandela
the hide onto the cedar high quality materials for drawing, unicorn spit, and
Photo by Hillary Miller
rings. They had to make her classes, something on alcohol ink on fire.
By HillAry Miller The first session was to learn the week’s art proj- drill holes for the handles which she prides herself.

Field Fire Extinguished
underway on Sunday, May ect: making hand drums.

I nspire Studio of Art
has officially begun
the highly anticipated art
6th at 11:30 a.m., and the
last person left at about
4:30 p.m. There were 17
The session was facili-
tated by Donna Bear Glov-
er, who is a Two-headed
classes at the Minnedosa people who took part in Eagle from the White Bear
Beach Pavilion. the session, each one eager Clan who teaches a variety



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