135 Years

Volume 136 Issue 21 Friday, August 3, 2018 www.minnedosatribune.com 90 cents plus tax

INSIDE Bloom Judges Enjoy “Magical” Tour
this week By HILLARY MILLER

M innedosa Communi-
ties in Bloom hosted
two out-of-town judges on
Monday, July 23rd, who
evaluated the community
based on a list of criteria.
This year’s judges were

Bryce Waldon Winnipeg residents, Ro-
switha Nowak and Tanya

Memorial
Wiebe.
According to Linda
Bertram, President of the
Tournament local CIB group, they will

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not receive the results of
the evaluation until the
Provincial Communities in
Bloom conference, which
will be held in September
in Morris, MB.
However, while the
people of Minnedosa must
wait to hear the results
of the evaluation, Ber-
tram’s evaluation of the
judges was quick to come.
“They were fun ladies,” she
said, and noted that both
seemed impressed by what
Back Home they saw in Minnedosa.
They were impressed with

At Town View the CIB group’s enthusi-
asm and the work they do Photo by Darryl Holyk

Manor
to beautify the community.

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The morning judges Provincial Communities in Bloom judges Tanya Weibe (L) and Roswitha Nowak (C) enjoy a tour
tour was given by Bertram of the Cadurcis House at Heritage Village with volunteer tour guide Jan Burnside (R). Jan’s mother,
and Susan Carlson and by Marg Kingdon, a long-time museum volunteer, grew up in the designated heritage home.
Bertram and Mayor Ray
Orr in the afternoon. One gon building next door. tled in the hills. “They were impressed that enjoyed their visit to one of
of their morning stops was Some of the other In addition to some of the compost site did not Minnedosa’s newest busi-
a short break at Heritage highlights on their tour the more beautiful high- smell,” remarked Bertram. nesses, Farmhouse 50.
Village where they enjoyed included visits to Ishii lights of the community, Bertram suspects that the Judges Nowak and Wiebe
coffee or tea and home- Gardens, the new Primary the judges also visited the trip to Dalrymple’s Coun- were given an excellent
baked goodies on the front Health Care site, the cem- compost site and Ever- try Farm Greenhouse was tour of the highlights of
porch of the historic Cadu- etery, and the Lion’s Look- green Technologies, where highly enjoyed by the Minnedosa.
rcis House. They were also out Tower, which gave Dave McDonald provid- judges. “They asked a lot
given a short tour of the them a great view of the ed a tour of the regional of questions,” she said Continued
home as well as the octa- lake and community nes- waste disposal facility. adding that the judges also on Page 8

AUGUST 3RD - 2:00 - 4:00 P.M.
AY
OD
Minnedosa Horticultural Society

T Flower Show and Tea
at the Minnedosa Community Conference Centre
Sale of Flowers/Produce at 4:00 p.m.