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Volume 136 Issue 44 Friday, January 11, 2019 90 cents plus tax

INSIDE New Year Blows in With a Storm
this week

Jean a

New Daycare
for Erickson

2 S
Photos by Karen Mitchell

tudents in a number of school divisions, including
Rolling River, enjoyed a bit or an extended Christmas
holiday when the first big snowstorm of the year roared
in. The Manitoba blizzard began Sunday, January 6th,
Refugee just one day before schools were set to open after Christ-
mas break.
Family Heavy snowfall and fierce winds continued to worsen
as the day went on and through the night leaving a mess
Settling in of heavily snow covered, packed and drifted roads Mon-
day morning. The storm and poor road conditions forced

the closure of numerous schools throughout southern
Manitoba for one more day. However, Mother Nature’s
wrath was not finished yet and the storm picked up again
Monday with strong winds making visibility difficult in
some areas. Schools in Rolling River were again closed
Tuesday as a blowing snow advisory saw gusts of over 50
km/hour. Out in the rural areas, roads drifted back over
If your label reads
almost as fast as plows cleared them making travel in
19/01/31 some areas difficult or impossible. Severe windchill also
plagued the area making the outdoor temperature which
It’s time to renew Top: Heavy snow accumulated along streets and roads making travel
fell to under -20 feel closer to -30 degrees Celsius.
your subscription! The clean-up continues after this seasons first, and
and parking a bit difficult for some drivers before the cleanup began.
Inset: Residents and snow removal crews have been kept busy with
hopefully only big winter storm!
204-867-3816 snowblowers and shovels as we dig out from the storm.
2 Friday, January 11, 2019 The Minnedosa Tribune

Erickson Main Street to Welcome New Daycare
By KAREN MITCHELL centres have not been “Since that we have put on
completed by municipali- several fundraisers includ-

C ome spring, a new
light shines hope on
families struggling with the
ties but rather volunteers
within the community. 
My goal was to provide a
ing Little Ceasear’s Pizza,
paint nights and Purdy’s
Chocolate,” explained
lack of child care spaces in safe, affordable and qual- Shellborn. “In addition, we
and around the commu- ity form of childcare in have requested donations
nity of Erickson. our rural area as I strongly from community mem-
Chrystal Shellborn, feel the options are lim- bers/businesses and are
mother of two young chil- ited, creating unnecessary grateful for those that have
dren, realized a need in the stress on young families contributed financially
community and took ac- - in addition, I had hoped and material items for the
tion on finding a solution. this would add to the rural center. We have been for-
“In the winter of 2017, I Main Street and enhance tunate enough to have our
approached the Clanwil- our local economy.” town council support us
liam-Erickson Assistant Shellborn reached throughout the stages of
CAO and asked about out to other area families making this a reality and Photo submitted
their abilities to have a to see if there was interest could not have managed
community childcare cen- for community members without their help.” Renovations are currently underway at the former RBC Royal Bank
tre,” said Chrystal. “At the in the surrounding area to During the summer building in Erickson. The building will soon house a community daycare.
time, I was familiar with band together and make of 2018, the former RBC
the struggle for working this valuable initiative a Royal Bank building on will meet all up-to-date ing communities,” Shell- including Minnedosa.”
parents to find acceptable reality. Receiving reason- Erickson’s Main Street was coding to create the safest born explained. “There Currently the com-
childcare options and even able uptake from local purchased and posses- space possible for the chil- are limited childcare op- mittee members include
more so in our rural area. parents, an initiative was sion obtained. “We opted dren. tions in both Onanole and Chair: Chrystal Shellborn;
The response they found formed and a board was to buy this building as it is At present, the daycare Erickson (maybe one to Co-chair: Jen Winthrop;
out was that community created in January of 2018. very spacious, well-built will be licensed for eight two home daycares) and Treasurer: Val Smith; Sec-
and has amazing access infant spots as well as six- Sandy Lake has none that I retary: Candice Horn;
to natural light which is a teen pre-school spots. In am aware of. Rolling River Members at large: Scott
requirement for child care the future the committee is First Nation does have a Gray, Tami Johnson, Me-
centers. In addition, there hopeful to create a before childcare centre which has lissa Davies and Jackie
was appropriate space in and after school program, a great uptake I have been Rempel.   The committee is
the rear of the building as this is very much need- told but also limited spac- always grateful for mone-
to have a fenced in back ed for the area. es as in any centre. This, in tary or material donations
March 11-15, 2019 yard large enough for the “Although the centre my mind, has and always and are open to fundrais-
amount of licensed chil- will be located on Main will be a center not just for ing ideas as well as fund-
(In Minnedosa & Dance Portion in Rivers)
dren in the centre,” said Street in Erickson, the cen- members of Erickson but raising partnerships if any-
Entry deadline: Thursday, January 17, 2019 Shellborn. tre is really much more than the children and families one is interested.
Renovations are in full that for all of our surround- of the surrounding areas
No late entries will be accepted. swing currently, starting in
Submit entries to:
Rolling River Festival of the Arts
Attn: Shelley Hume
Box 333
middle of December 2018.
The goal for completion is
sometime this Spring. The
Fire Department Holds
Vehicle Extrication Course
building is being gutted
Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0 on the inside to develop
Printable entry form and addendum are available at
a separate infant room under Community Organizations -
Rolling River Festival of the Arts. space,  add in bathrooms
Entry forms and Addendum are at Regional Libraries, Minnedosa Pharmacy, and for the infant room, create
a staff room and preschool SUBMITTED
Rivers Home Hardware. The AMAF Provincial Syllabus 2015 Edition is at
Elementary Schools and Minnedosa & Rivers Regional Libraries. with area. In addition, we have
class numbers and description of classes.
Questions: Contact Shelley Hume 204-867-5312 or or Val Dornn 204-867-2432
to develop an outdoor area
as well as add a sprinkler T he Minnedosa Fire
Department hosted a
vehicle extrication course
Email: (39-2) system. All renovations
over the weekend of De-
cember 7th to 9th.
Instructors from the

Destinations Plus 2019 Bus Trips Office of the Fire Commis-
sioner were on hand to
train eight members of the
Bus Tours DATE EVENT INFORMATION Minnedosa Fire Depart-
2019 PURCHASING TRAVEL INSURANCE of the Rivers/Daly Fire De-
January 23rd partment.
After 10 of the MB Theatre Centre
Day trip to Winnipeg to watch
“Matilda the Musical”. Members of the
same price Western Manitoba Brandon to watch “Mamma Mia”
Minnedosa Fire Depart-
January 26th
trips excluding Centennial Auditorium performed by Mecca ment taking part in the
$99.00 Productions. Supper at training exercises includ-
tickets you will be Montana’s
ed; Matthew Saler, Allan
entitled to a FREE February 6th - 7th
South Beach Casino
One night stay, transportation,
50% off lunch buffet and $20 a
Betteridge, Jon Kowal, Photo submitted
$105.00 Adam Kowal, Marty Moy-
trip with us! day free play.
er, Nic Enns, Kelsey Abel A trainee of of the local fire department
Two nights stay during the week,
Skydancer Casino transportation and shopping, and Troy Gregorash. practices vehicle extrication on an old car
1-800-431-4442 February 20th -
22nd New Rooms $175.00 $125 free slot play total, exch. Approximately 40% of at the Minnedosa Auto Wreckers.
204-867-5777 Old Rooms $155.00 $100 at par a day.
Minnedosa’s call volume
Evening trip to Winnipeg to relates to motor vehicle Kinky Boots
watch the award winning
All members of the with 13 of the 20 mem-
April 17th $169.00 collisions. As such, signifi-
Box 1500 Broadway show “Kimky Boots” Minnedosa Fire Depart- bers being fully accredited
at the Centennial Concert Hall.
cant emphasis is placed on
Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0 ment have received train- through the Office of the
training in vehicle extrica-
DROP IN OR CALL US FOR ADDITIONAL 2019 BUS LISTINGS ing in vehicle extrication Fire Commissioner.
tion scenarios.
The Minnedosa Tribune Friday, January 11, 2019 3

Senior Bombers See Two Wins and One Loss in Latest Play
By DARRYL HOLYK Heino, followed by two
goals for Neepawa. The fi-

O n Saturday, December
22nd, the Minnedosa
Senior Bombers hosted a
nal, game winning goal for
the Bombers was scored
by Ryan Heino assisted
home game vs Neepawa by Mitch Vanteeling for a
Farmers. The games open- hometown win of 7-5.
ing goal was scored by the The Bombers next
Bombers’ Matt Saler, as- game was Friday, January
sisted by Ryan Heino and 4th when they travelled to
Russ Huyghe. Two goals Deloraine to take on the
from the Farmers followed Royals. Each team scored a
closing the first period 2-1 goal in the first period with
in favour of Neepawa. Minnedosa’s goal coming
The Bombers fought from Ryan Heino assisted
back in period two and by Shane Cameron and
scored four more goals. Shane Jury. Minnedosa
The first, was scored by scored another goal in
Wyatt Rapsky, the second the second, shot by Clay
by Ryan Heino assisted Bergeson assisted by Cory
by Kelly Stinson and Matt Hodgson and Derek Cam-
Saler, the third by Clay eron, with the Royals earn-
Bergeson assisted by Nick ing two more goals in their
Cameron and Mitch Van- favour. In the third period, Photo by Karen Mitchell
teeling and the fourth by Wyatt Rapsky scored for
Clay Bergeson assisted by the Bombers but the Roy- Melita Bisons. The Bisons Cameron and the second goals, the first shot by Clay a win of 4-3 for the home-
Jonathon Kowal and Mitch als earned two more goals achieved the only goal of scored by Shane Cameron Bergeson assisted by Ryan town Bombers.
Vanteeling. The Farmers for the win of 5-3 over the the first period with the assisted by Tyler Jury and Heino, and Aidan Arvisais The Minnedosa Senior
earned one additional goal Bombers. Bombers answering back Shane Jury. Melita got its and the second shot by Bombers next on ice action
in the second period. The The next night, Satur- with two goals in the sec- second goal in the second Russ Huyghe assisted by takes place tonight, Janu-
final period saw each team day, January 5th, saw the ond. They were scored period tying the game 2-2. Wes Lewis and Shane Jury. ary 11th when they travel
get two more goals. The Bombers back on home by Ryan Heino assisted In the third period, the One final goal for the Bi- to Cratwright to take on the
first was scored by Ryan ice challenging the feisty by Shane Jury and Shane Bombers scored two more sons ended the game with Clippers.

Almost 50 Curlers Take in Second THANK YOU !
Annual Family Fun Spiel
Thank you to the Community for helping make Christmas
Day a wonderful day for so many through the Dinner
served at the Hall. Thanks so much to The Town,
Municipality, Service Groups, Companies, Organizations
and individuals who volunteered time or resources to
By KAREN MITCHELL make the Christmas Day Dinner a success. Thank you All
for helping create warm smiles and warm memories!

O n Sunday, December
30th, a dozen rinks
took part in the second
The Christmas Day Dinner Committee

annual Minnedosa Curl-
ing Family Fun Spiel at the
local curling rink. Teams
came from Minnedosa and
surrounding area includ-
ing Shoal Lake and Bran-
don. Approximately 31 of
the 48 curlers were un-
der the age of 15, with the
youngest being five-years-
The bonspiel consist- ATTENTION
ed of three games for each Photo submitted
rink in the one-day event.
Each game was one hour have a great time,” stated AllThe
and catsofwithin
the Town will accept
of Minnedosa
or four ends in length, organizer, Kathy Tomlin- pre-payment mustfor the 2019
be licensed property taxes
whichever came first. No
scores were tracked during
son. “There are basically
no rules, a lot of teams took Dr. Brackenreed Aduring theofmonth
certificate of January,
vaccination 2019
for rabies must
produced before a license is issued

the day and every curler
walked away with a prize.
turns skipping, including
the kids. Often rotating has joined the 2014 Dog & Cat licenses
Pre-payments collected
are available
full 2018 net taxes will receive a 2.5%

Along with the curling,
there were raffle prizes, a
positions each end. There
are definitely no losers at Minnedosa Medical Owners of unlicensed Dogs & Cats, Dogs & Cats
incentive added to your tax account
running at large, as well as nuisance and vicious
blind gift game and several
kids enjoyed tobogganing
the bonspiel,  it’s really re-
ally fun to be a part of and Group and is accepting animals are subject to various penalties and
charges. will be
A copy of animal accepted
control as ofis
by-law 2478

behind the rink. Several heartwarming how every- available atJanuary
the Town 2 Office
- 31,for2019
examination by
local businesses were gen- one helps each other. If any person during regular hours.
erous enough to donate you want to be active and When making a pre-payment, please bring
to the raffle table or offer
great discounts to the club.
spend time with your kids,
this is a great way to do it.
Please call the clinic to The
your Towntax
“2018” of notice
with you

“It’s a fairly fast
paced  day with short
I’d recommend every fam-
ily try it at least once.”
book your appointment. Ê
The Town of Minnedosa
games so kids seem to
4 Friday, January 11, 2019 The Minnedosa Tribune

Darryl a.Holyk - PublisHer anD eDitor

Ye Old Trib 2018 A Busy Year For Minnedosa
By DARRYL HOLYK the 70th anniversary of the spillway collapse and
1889 – Citizens of this community are urging the pur- downtown flood.
chase of town fire fighting equipment.
A s we kick off a new year, we take time to reflect
back over the past 12 months and the hap-
penings in our community. From time to time we
Some exciting changes took place in civic elec-
tions across the province and locally, Pat Skatch was
acclaimed as Minnedosa 40th mayor and the third fe-
1899 – The public school is so crowded, the school hear someone say there is nothing happening in male to hold this position since 1883. Doug Dowsett
board is forced to ask payment for non-resident pupils.
Minnedosa, well by flipping through the pages of the was acclaimed as the new Reeve for the Rural Munic-
2018 editions of the local community newspaper, we ipality of Minto-Odanah.
1909 – The Minnedosa Hospital is expected to be ready can definitely prove that statement incorrect! On the other hand, there were also a number of
for occupancy in a few days. First off, the good news stories of the year. Skate unwelcome news stories in 2018. The biggest of the
the Lake and Minnedosa Minor Hockey earned a year across Canada was the Humbolt Broncos bus
1939 – Newdale residents lost $17,000 in a second di- provincial Travel Manitoba Partnership Award while crash which affected hockey families, fans and com-
sastrous fire. Rayna Topham and Dirty Lake Outfitters were hon- munities across the nation. Locally, three people lost
oured with Westman Tourism Award. At the local their lives in a Valentine’s Day car crash on High-
level, Dan Johnson received the Dedication to Sport way #10 southwest of town. In August, Cpl. Graeme
1949 – Town Council will draw-up a necessary bylaw to Award at the Sports Dinner. Local athletes also cel- Kingdon was wounded in a shooting incident near
provide a municipal doctor for the town. ebrated a number of local, regional and provincial Onanole.
achievements and titles throughout the year. On the business front, Minnedosa sadly experi-
1959 – Minto Council has applied for provincial gov- Minnedosa celebrated a number of community enced a few business closures over the past year and
ernment assistance to hire five men to work a total of growth success stories in 2018, the biggest one being joined others across the country who mourned the
480 man days. The men will be employed cutting scrub, the completion and opening of the new medical clin- loss of Sears and Greyhound bus services.
painting schools, repairing civic buildings and other ic, the Dr. Ajai Khandelwal Primary Care Centre. A These are just a few or the many newsworthy
things of civic nature. number of new construction projects were also seen happenings and events that filled The Tribune’s pages
including the start of three new multi-unit housing throughout 2018 and we look forward to the exciting
complexes. Two of these are located by the old fair- news we will get to report to our readers this year.
1969 – Canada’s Manitoba Distillery, which opened grounds with another one at the old hospital site. We With today’s edition, the first of 2019, The Tribune be-
in Minnedosa in September, has merged with Melcher’s
were also fortunate to welcome back numerous resi- gins another year of recording our community’s rich
Distilleries in Quebec. As a result the local plant is ex-
dents to the completely revamped Town View Manor. history.
pected to double its production capacity and the plant
The community daycare announced its plans to
will be expanded to produce three million proof gallons
expand its building by the arena and our commu-
or spirits per year.
nity welcomed a number of new business ventures
throughout the year. Some of these new businesses Letters to the Editor
1979 – Town Council has passed a bylaw authorizing include Farmhouse 50, Serendipity Paint Company
a rate increase in water rates as approved by the Public The Minnedosa Tribune welcomes Letters to the
and Theradream Therapeutics.
Utilities Board. Effective January 1st, the quarterly water Editor. All letters must include the writers full name,
2018 marked a number of anniversaries for
rate will jump from $15,00 to $31.90. address, and telephone number. Only the writer’s
our community. The Town of Minnedosa and The
name will be published; address and phone number
Minnedosa Tribune both celebrated their 135th an-
are required for confirmation. Anonymous letters will
1989 – Minnedosa Rodeo Society Inc was presented an niversaries. Basswood Women’s Institute celebrated
not be published. Letters that are deemed libelous,
award as committee of the year for 1988 from the Mani- 100 years of service, Minnedosa Rotary Club marked
in bad taste, or describe an incident involving other
toba Rodeo Cowboys’ Association. Rodeo Society Vice its 75th anniversary and the Minnedosa Lions Club
people, will not be published.
President, Ken Woodcock accepted the award on behalf celebrated four decades of community service. Alan
The Minnedosa Tribune reserves the right to
of Minnedosa. and Barb Dalrymple and family celebrated 30 years
edit letters based on taste, legality, clarity, and
of their greenhouse business, Rockin’ the Fields of
length. Letters to the Editor can be submitted in
Minnedosa celebrated 15 years of its successful Au-
1999 – The Minnedosa RCMP Detachment and High- gust long weekend music festival and the 50+ Centre
person, sent by mail to Box 930, Minnedosa, MB
way Patrol will now be known as part of the larger, Yel- R0J 1E0, by fax (204) 867-5171, or by email to
celebrated 10 years of service. May 4th, 2018 marked
lowhead Detachment along with Wasagaming, Elphin-
stone, Shoal Lake and Hamiota RCMP.

2009 – This Spring, Minnedosa Home Hardware will
open a showroom for major appliances in the former
North American Lumber building on Main Street.
Tuesday at 12 Noon
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The Minnedosa Tribune Friday, January 11, 2019 5

Food Safety – Where is the Regulator?
By Jon Crowson, fast cereals is an old story. Nitrites give bacon crobials as a feed additive cil. The latest version is less appetising. The regula-
Hamiota, MB We all know it. We all know that nice pink colour. The due to this linkage. Canada “never contains any anti- tor should have something
the health consequences. processors will plead that has not and the govern- biotics”. It’s subtle, but it is to say about this deceptive

T he latest case of Ro-
maine lettuce, con-
taminated with e.coli bac-
The problem has been
known about for years, it’s
fixable by legislation, so
they need it to combat
botulism etc., and that it
is not that harmful. How-
ment says it has no plans
to do so. Canada has how-
ever finally implemented
deceptive to the consumer.
The statement would sug-
gest the product has had
advertizing. Where is the
Inevitably, if we live
teria, cleared the grocery it’s high time for our regu- ever there are alternatives. the requirement for vet- no association with antibi- long enough, the truth will
store shelves, and left us lator to play hardball with Some Parma ham pro- erinary prescriptions for otics of any kind. Were that come out on these vari-
wondering just how do you the manufacturers, be they ducers have not used ni- livestock use of antibiotics. the case they could use the ous issues, and our regu-
concoct a salad without domestic or otherwise. trites for 25 years. Various It remains to be seen if that Health Canada sanctioned lator will have to come
lettuce? The Californian Then there are some processors have more re- accomplishes very much, statement “Raised without out of hiding and take ac-
source was tracked, and very dubious practices cently adopted nitrite free perhaps what was formerly the use of antibiotics.” But tion. Winston Churchill
hopefully dealt with (most which our food indus- substitutes, so clearly it is for “growth promotion” for much of it that is not reminds us: “Truth is in-
likely contaminated wash try engages in, which di- possible. Where is Health will simply show up under the case. “Does not con- controvertible. Panic may
water at the packing plant). rectly threaten the health Canada in this important the heading “for disease tain significant antibiotic resent it, ignorance may
Several weeks on and we of those who consume health debate? prevention”! residues”, would be more deride it, malice may dis-
are pretty much back to their products. A recent Then there is the is- Ironically one signifi- truthful, but a whole lot tort it, but there it is”.
normal, and the carrier investigative piece by The sue of overuse of antimi- cant player, Maple Leaf has
for our salad dressing has
been restored. Health Can-
Guardian (29 Dec. 2018)
highlights the growing evi-
crobials (antibiotics) in
meat production in this
very quietly been moving
towards antibiotic free sta- Over 150 Enjoy Community
ada issued recalls for just dence of the health risks of country. Historically an- tus in the production barns
3 of the 6 Canadian Prov-
inces affected – a gesture
using nitrites to cure meat
products like bacon and
tibiotics have been used
for livestock production in
it owns, so we know it can
be done. This presumably
Christmas Dinner
I guess. My sympathies to ham. When ingested the three ways: for treatment because it can foresee that
any affected families, but nitrites produce nitrosa- of disease, for prevention business as usual (using
in the bigger scheme of mines, which are known of disease, and for growth antibiotics as a growth pro-
healthy food this was pret- carcinogens. A coalition of promotion. It has been a motant), is not going to be
ty small potatoes. U.K. scientists and parlia- widespread practice here. successful once the great
Health Canada is the mentarians is likening this In 2014 1.5 million kilo- Canadian public realize
federal agency charged situation to that of the to- grams of antimicrobial ac- that it is, a) not necessary
with ensuring food safety bacco industry, when the tive ingredient was used and, b) a serious and grow-
for all Canadians, through real truth came out. Profes- in Canada. Much of that ing public health hazard. If
its branch the Canadian sor Chris Elliot (Food Sci- used as a feed additive for that pork were segregated
Food Inspection Agency. entist) says the evidence growth promotion. through the plant it could
One has to wonder just indicates these chemicals The well documented proudly bear the sticker
how much they are con- result in 6,600 bowel can- concern is the link between “Raised without the use of
cerned about their de- cer cases each year in the excessive antimicrobial antibiotics”, as sanctioned
clared mandate versus UK (Four times the death use, and the development by Health Canada. Then
keeping Canada’s food toll from car accidents). A of the so-called “Super- of course you would need
industry happy, and mi- 2015 report by the World bugs” (C.difficile, MRSA, another sticker for the Photo submitted
nimising regulation. There Health Organisation VRE, etc) that have serious other stuff, which was not By KAREN MITCHELL
are many instances where linked processed meats to implications for human “raised without”

the agency is late to the 34,000 cases of colorectal health and disease control. That leads me to the ecember 25th saw the ninth annual Christmas Day
table, lukewarm in any cancer worldwide. Nitrites Many countries have long advertizing used by our Dinner come and go for another year. The dinner
regulations it does pass, are also linked to increased banned the use of antimi- own Manitoba Pork Coun- proved to, yet again, be a huge success with over one-
and frequently missing in breast cancer risk, and as hundred fifty people attending for the sit-down meal and
action altogether. well the onset of mental forty take-out meals prepared. This year bringing out the
Added sugar in break- health problems. largest attendance to date!
Once again, the volunteers behind the scenes are the
key to all things great! Ray Baloun, aka Ray the Dinner
Guy, explained, “Barb Hanishewski, our emcee for the
day, highlighted how everyone at the dinner was also a
part of the big picture we call community.   Everyone is
a different shape with different things they add to make
a great community. Some are edge pieces and some like
ATTENTION to be in the center of things, however when one piece is
DOG AND CAT OWNERS missing it is definitely noticed.  Every single piece is im-
All dogs and cats within the Town of Anita Holdaway and volunteers worked tirelessly to
Minnedosa must be licensed annually. prepare another great meal, the Handivan transported
those who needed a ride and Woodman the Butler and
A certificate of vaccination for rabies Keith Hyde were decorated up for the day! Along with the
must be produced before a license weather cooperating, this was a slam dunk for sure! The
is issued. front foyer of the Minnedosa Community Conference
Centre was beautifully decorated by Gail Baloun, with a
2019 Dog and Cat licenses are available scene of a sitting room from years gone by that drew in-
at The Town Office. stant memories from the almost forgotten past.
Santa even made it for a quick visit and read aloud
Owners of unlicensed Dogs and Cats, a couple of the names from his naughty list! As you can
Dogs and Cats running at large, as well as Tanners Crossing School is promoting a Health initiative imagine, Woodman the Butler managed to keep off this
nuisance and vicious animals are subject for the students. The focus is on positive social behaviours, list yet again - good job Woodman! Throughout the day,
to various penalties and charges. A copy mental health, physical health and activity, nutrition, Barry McNabb, delighted those in attendance with his
volunteerism in the community and recognition of the piano talents, playing songs of the season and ten lucky
of animal control by-law 2478 is available winners walked away with bright red Poinsettias to take
abilities of all cultures to contribute to a positive community.
at the Town Office for examination by The Minnedosa & District Foundation is pleased to support home.
any person during regular hours. this project with a grant of $1,000. “The volunteers of all ages, combined with the guests,
made a great picture of what a good home Minnedosa is!  
For more info or to make a donation to the Foundation go to And the best part of it all is that no one there was alone
(44/45/47) On Christmas Day!” reflected Ray.
6 Friday, January 11, 2019 The Minnedosa Tribune

An Exciting Update From Refugee Sponsorship Committee
SUBMITTED past six weeks. We wanted through a series of fund- are available starting the plan to provide transpor- and a child abuse registry
to provide the family with raising events coordinated week of January 7th. We tation are required to pro- record check at your own

I n September 2018, after
two years of work, the
South Mountain Refugee
some breathing room after
they arrived in Manitoba.
They have had a lot of pa-
by volunteers and dona-
tions from local individu-
als, community organi-
would like to ensure that
Yonas and Nordos can at-
tend three to four classes
vide proof of the following
standard insurance cover-
age: a valid motor vehicle
If you have any ques-
tions, please contact any
Sponsorship Committee perwork to complete, have zations, Minnedosa and per week, mostly in the insurance policy carry- member: our current
[SMRSC] was informed had their English language District Foundation, and evening, as roads and ing third party liability elected Board consists
that the newcomer fam- skills assessed, attended churches. Many thanks to weather permit. coverage of not less than of Jim Vickers (Chair),
ily had been interviewed various standard medical all who contributed over Please contact Dinah $1,000,000. Please provide Betty Anne Aitken (Vice-
in Africa by the Canadian appointments, and Yonas the past few years. at SMtRefugee@gmail. Dinah with a photocopy of President), Hilde Vickers
government representa- has obtained his learner’s What we need cur- com or phone at 204-867- this form for the file [this (Treasurer), Dinah Ceplis
tives and was approved to driving permit. Yonas and rently are drivers with ve- 2057 (home) or 204-573- is the blue form from MPI (Secretary), and the fol-
come to Canada. The fam- Nordos have started at- hicles. The main need for 7569 (cell) if you are willing that most of us keep in the lowing members at large:
ily arrived to Erickson in tending language class- the next few months is to to be included in the roster glove compartment of our Mary Dalton, Leslie Ker-
mid-November 2018 after es and other classes in identify qualified drivers of drivers. We develop the vehicles.] schtien, Ed Tait, Esther
their long and arduous Neepawa. who are willing to drive schedule a week in ad- Because resettled Harland, Louise Uhryniuk,
journey from several Afri- We have raised ap- the family from Erickson to vance and send it out in refugees are considered a Grace Yerex, Bruce Aitken,
can countries. proximately $26,600 cash Neepawa to access the ser- email form. The family has vulnerable population, if Don Huisman and Esther
Some of you may have for direct support to the vices provided by Neepa- a small budget for trans- you plan to invite the fam- Knapp.
met Yonas, Nordos and family and have obtained wa and Area Immigrant portation costs, if you need ily to your home, we would
baby Anna at various com- a donation of six months Settlement Services. For to be reimbursed for fuel. need proof of a criminal
munity functions over the of housing. This was done example, language classes Any volunteers who background record check

Craving Change in 2019?
SUBMITTED your list, Prairie Mountain for problematic eating, necessary first step when
Health (PMH) wants you discover ways to control working towards sustain-

A s we ring in a new year,
people may find them-
selves making resolutions
to know about the Craving
Change™ program and how
you can get involved.
cravings, and to maintain
healthy changes! 
Sherrill-Lee Hyra, a
able changes to our eating
If you have ever strug-
for the year ahead. Often Craving Change™ is Health Promotion Coordi- gled to maintain healthy
these resolutions center a 3-session course de- nator, with PMH is one of eating habits and want to
around goals of improved veloped by a registered the facilitators who leads feel more in control of your
personal fitness and nu- dietitian and clinical psy- Craving Change™ in the eating, attending a Craving
trition. If finding ways to chologist to help people region. “We live in a so- Change class series might
improve your eating tops understand their triggers ciety where outside fac- be for you. “The program
tors greatly affect our eat- is not about dieting. It is
ing. The Craving Change™ about understanding and
program takes a look at controlling thoughts and
our eating environments behaviours that can lead
as well as explores how to overeating,” adds Hyra.
emotions and learned be- “Having other participants
haviours influence the de- in the class to share and
cisions we make around learn from is also helpful.” Photo submitted
food,” Hyra says. “This is a Prairie Mountain
Health is offering several limited, there is still room
courses throughout the for people to sign up. If you

MINNEDOSA GOLF CLUB new year. Starting the
second week of January,
would like to register for a
class, please call Prairie
courses will be offered in Mountain Health’s Healthy
Minnedosa Golf Club Dauphin, Glenboro, Bran- Living Toll-free line at
Expansion Committee don, Hartney, Rivers, and 1-877-509-7852 to learn
Cash Calendar Draw Winners Minnedosa. In February about the course times
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Newdale News
By Raven’s Glen WI er. Special musical selec- beautiful evening service at her nephew Jason and studies at BU. end, there were ten rinks
tions, with Wendy Rose every year. Shauna McTavish’s home We send birthday that enjoyed the fun and a

A n evening of enter-
tainment took place
at Harrison House before
on flute, Doreen Stapleton
on piano and Carol Dal-
garno on organ, were per-
Visiting Grant and
Shelley Zahaiko for the
holidays, arriving Decem-
to celebrate in Hamiota.
Two wonderful gatherings
to celebrate the holidays
wishes to Marguerite
Wareham for January 3rd
and hope you have many,
delicious pulled pork sup-
per was served Saturday.
We know where great
Christmas when commu- formed before and during ber 26th, were daughter Al- with! many more! Marguerite grandpa Bill Zahaiko spent
nity members came “a- the service. Special read- lison and Jonathon Wiens Gordon and Enid also welcomed a brand last Sunday afternoon as
caroling” singing Christ- ings were given by Frances and boys Samuel and Ben- Clark, David Clark and new great, great grandson, he watched great grandson
mas carols, followed by and Christine Walker, with net from Winnipeg. The Carolyn Baker celebrated born on January 2nd. He Morgan Geekie playing
coffee and treats with the the Angels, Shepherds week they were here one Christmas on Decem- just couldn’t wait for Mar- hockey with the Charlotte
residents. Former New- and Magi surrounding of the highlights was when ber 24th in Neepawa with guerite’s birthday but he Chatters against the To-
dale resident George the manger where Baby great niece Jamie came for their daughter Donna and was too late for the New ronto Marlies.   The Chat-
Smith brought along his Jesus lay. Many old fa- an afternoon of ice fish- Bryan Scott, along with the Year’s baby! Congratula- ters won 5-0 with Mor-
guitar to help entertain the vourite Christmas carols ing on Sandy Lake where four grandchildren, Logan tions to his parents Colin gan scoring one goal for
residents and all enjoyed were sung and enjoyed. A everyone had a great day and Danielle Clark, Bryce and Myrranda Holden, to the Chatters.   This league
catching up on his hap- bounteous pot-luck sup- with lots of fun! A fish was Scott and Jordan Twerdun grandparents Onalea and game was in the Ameri-
penings since moving from per followed in the lower even caught! and girlfriend Amy Clarke. Rob Holden and to great can Hockey League where
town. hall with a wonderful so- Wendy Rose joined Our special day was host- grandparents Dennis and Morgan now plays in Char-
The Church’s Christ- cial time finishing off our her family on December ed by Garnold and Elea- Theresa Wareham, all of lotte N. Carolina.
mas Eve service was well church Yule season. The 22nd to celebrate with her nor Scott, Brian’s parents. Brandon. We all send our Elgin Hall took the
attended December 24th congregation is very ap- sister Patti McTavish and Danielle was home from best wishes! Sunday service as we now
with the service taken by preciative of all the hard family. Then on Christ- U/BC for holidays and flew Several curlers from return to regular timed
Richard and Frances Walk- work that goes into this mas Day they gathered back on New Year’s Day, town took in the Strathclair services for 2019.
Logan and Bryce return to Mixed Bonspiel last week-

Basswood News Erickson 4-H Beef Club Report
By Zelda FIRBy Mike, Marla, Kirsten wood Consolidated School By easton PateRson ley View Tubing Hill at We are hosting our an-
and Colton Pearce re- met at the Templeton MacGregor. Everyone had nual Whist Night on Feb-

S orry I missed Bernice
McMillian’s name for
greetings to those in the
turned to their home in
Calgary, AB after spending
a few days over the holi-
cottage in Minnedosa in
Summer to reminisce and
to celebrate a milestone
am Easton Paterson
from the Erickson 4-H
a blast tubing. The hill has
ice all over it so you can
slide down it better. The
ruary 15th at the Erickson
Crossroads Centre. Doors
open at 6:30 p.m. and cards
Minnedosa Care Home. days. On Christmas Day birthday. Although they Beef Club. Since I did my hill has a tow rope so you start at 7:00 p.m. Everyone
The Kingdon families the S. Firby’s hosted all of had stayed in touch over last report in November don`t have to walk up. is welcome to attend.
held their annual Christ- our family. the years it had been over we had our calf weigh day We are having our
mas get together at Camp On Saturday, Zelda 55 years since they had in December. At weigh Club Communication Day If your label reads
Spending the Christ-
Firby accompanied by
Hilda Davies attended the
been together. They are
Brenda McTavish Kolskog,
day all the Club members
bring their calves in so they
at the Erickson Legion on
Monday, February 11th 19/01/31
It’s time to renew
mas holiday with Neil and funeral for Florence Swis- Donna Moad Burton, Es- can get a starting weight on starting at 7:00 p.m. Any-
your subscription!
Roberta Gailbraith, Ryan cowski in Erickson. ther McMillan McLaugh- each animal. Thanks to the one can come listen to us
and Jason and Bob and Ryan Firby, Chance lin, Lois Ross Burr, Janet Minnedosa Vet Clinic for give our speeches and vi- 204-867-3816
Gwen Manns in Minnedo- Flick and Michael Kre- Mason Riley and Gwenda once again letting us use sual presentations.
sa were Dr. Lauren Gail- shewski returned home Templeton. Missing was their facility.
braith of Kelowna BC, Sunday from a skiing trip Donna Baxter Anderson, On January 4th, we
Scott Manns of Guelph ON to BC. While skiing, the Judy McManus and Heath- had our Club Christmas
and Kent Manns of Bran- boys stayed with Mike and er McDonald Lawrie. party and meeting at Val-
don. Marla Pearce and family at
Barry and Johanne Canal Flats, BC.
Ross hosted Christmas A belated item of inter-
Day for the Ross and Smith est… the girls that started
families. grade one in 1959 at Bass-

Minnedosa Adult
Learning Centre
High School Courses ATTENTION
and Computer Classes
Regular classes start Monday, January 7th, 2019
For Adults who want All dogs and cats within the Town of Minnedosa
Anyone who musthas experienced
annually. freeze up
• a high school diploma be licensed
• to upgrade present skills A certificate of vaccination for rabies must be
in recent
produced beforeyears, please
a license is issued
• high school credits to enter into a College
or University 2014 Dog & Cat licenses are available at the
Town Office
What We offer TURNof ON
Owners THEDogs
unlicensed BLEEDER TAP
& Cats, Dogs & Cats
• flexible intake - can start anytime running at large, as well as nuisance and vicious
• self-paced courses That was
animals installed
are subject by penalties
to various the Town. and
• open during the day and Tuesday evenings charges. A copy of animal control by-law 2478 is
• everyday attendance is not mandatory available at the Town Office for examination by
Computer Classes Start the Week of WATER any BILLS WILL
person duringNOT BEhours.
regular ADJUSTED
1. Intro level (Applying Info & Com Tech 15F) The Town of Minnedosa
2. Advanced computers
131 Main Street South Ê
The Town of Minnedosa
Call Val Gawel at 204-867-2519 (44-2)
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Nicholls Helping with
Hurricane Michael Clean-up Moving Snow
By Mark kihn Florida, via Winnipeg, Iowa, wildfires in Califor-
Minneapolis, and Atlanta. nia, flooding in central

B rian Nicholls,
Minnedosa, is on the
move again – this time
Once there, he’ll head to
the Panhandle town of
Wewahitachi (the size of
Wisconsin, another hurri-
cane encroached the Caro-
lina coast, then Hurricane
heading to Florida to mop- Minnedosa, apparently) Michael. In all of these
up after the ravages of where Samaritan’s Purse situations, SP immediately
Hurricane Michael in early has established a base set up volunteer help cen-
October. Previously, the camp at a Baptist Church. tres and began clean-up
retired school teacher had He’ll work as part of a crew work and re-build efforts.
been in Houston last April of about 12 from all parts of The faith-based orga-
to re-build after Hurricane Canada. nization has main offices
Harvey had torn through The military-style base in Calgary and Boone,
that area. camp means routine and North Carolina. Frank-
Nicholls’ taste of relief regimen. Wake-up is usu- lin Graham, the son of
work, through Samaritan’s ally at 5:30 a.m., breakfast the late evangelist Billy
Purse (SP), had gone over at 6 a.m., an assembly at Graham, leads SP. Many
well with him, and so he’s 7 a.m., and then head out people know the group
headed back for two weeks to the work-site. Supper through their “Shoebox”
at the end of January. This is served at 6 p.m., an as- campaigns in Third World
time though, he’ll be tear- sembly at roughly 7 p.m., Countries, especially at Photos by Karen Mitchell
ing house walls apart, quiet time at 9 p.m., and Christmastime.
spraying on mould disin- lights-out at 10 p.m. The Nicholls is respon- Above, snow removal
fectants, and cleaning up modest accommodations sible for most of his ex- crews clear out the
rubble instead of re-build- of Men and Ladies’ dorms penses. Those wishing to Legion Clubroom
ing and painting. “I’m not may include the luxury contribute, please mail
parking lot early
sure what to expect,” he of bunk beds, or just have any cheques his way (pay-
said. “I have heard from mattresses on the floor. able to Samaritan’s Purse)
Monday morning.
others that it’s tough man- “We’ll make do whatever it at Box 2117, Minnedosa, Inset: a resident
ual work, and the need is is,” Nicholls said. MB R0J 1E0. You will re- shovels her driveway
endless.” With disaster relief, ceive a Samaritan’s Purse Monday afternoon.
Next week then, Nich- SP was busy in 2018. There tax receipt from the relief
olls jets to Panama City, were tornados in central agency.


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Garbolinsky Feels Right at Home on the Ice
By KAREN MITCHELL and we carried on all the Jean’s latest win came
way until they graduated. on December 19th when

F rom the age of 19, Jean
Garbolinsky has been
no stranger to the curling
I absolutely loved my time
with them, they are a great
group of girls. I have al-
her rink of Heather Lew-
is, Wilma Jones and Joan
Tegg defeated Sherri Fer-
ice. Moving to Strathclair ways been interested in the gusons’s rink at the Stream
with her husband Gary, it junior curling. Being able ‘N’ Wood Curlette League
was definitely the winter to see the kids come up in Brandon. The Stream
thing to do. “Everyone in through the ranks and how ‘N’ Wood Curlette League
town curled, so I figured I they progress. Just overall was started in the early
would to” explained Gar- watching them develop as 70’s to give people outside
bolinsky. And the rest as a person as well as a curler, of Winnipeg a competitive
they say, is history! what a treat.” league to practice for pro-
Moving to Minnedo- Jean’s competitive vincials. This was the third
sa in 1975, Garbolinsky curling career has not been win in the last five years for
has been a part of the for the faint of heart, hav- the ladies and a total over-
Minnedosa Curling Club ing seen her fair share of all of six Curlette titles in
ever since in one capacity ups and downs. On several their career. Hats off to you
or another. Bringing her occasions Jean’s rink made ladies on this fine achieve-
children up playing and it to the finals during pro- ment!!!
now her grandchildren, vincial bonspiels, loosing As Jean reflects back
this is definitely a family shy of taking home the tro- she stated, “Curling has
sport. phy. In 1990, Jean played been a very important part
Photo by Karen Mitchell
Between regular third to Gerri Cook’s rink, of my life. The friendships
league curling, competi- loosing the final in the the Provincials to head to Cup in Brandon where she she is still very active with I have made through the
tive curling and coaching, Manitoba Scots in Bran- the Canadian, the club had worked with the statistics the Ladies League and Day years are second to none
the winters were sure to fly don. a reception for us. They’ve of the bonspiel. League in Minnedosa and and the team dynam-
by for Jean, which is exact- A highlight for Jean is always been so amazing.” Jean officially hung the Curlettes in Brandon. ics I have experienced
ly how she liked it. In the winning the Senior Ladies For the last twenty up her competitive curl- Three days a week for three has been very rewarding.
80’s Jean and Donna Dill- Provincial in 2008, which plus years, Jean has been ing hat in 2010 when she months is a nice way to That’s what it’s all about,
abough started up a junior moved her on to the Ca- the Treasurer of the Curl- retired and her and Gary keep this active lady ful- the relationships and the
curling league. Starting off nadian Senior Curling ing Club Inc. A board that decided to spend the win- filled now and still allows memories. An I have made
with grades four to six and Championships in Prince has representation from all ters down south. However, her the time down south as several of both!
then grades three to five, Albert Saskatchewan. “We of the local leagues to over- from October to December well.
Jean loved the coaching had made it to finals two or see the curling club, and
aspect. A love that she con- three times for the Cana- for six years she belonged
tinued on until recently, dian and lost out, so it was to the Manitoba Curling
as she dedicated six years such a treat to finally make Association Board out of
to coaching and cheer- it!” exclaimed Jean. “The Winnipeg. Along with that
ing on the Jennifer Curle Minnedosa Curling Club she has also taken all of
rink. “I started coaching has always been so sup- her training for coaching
these young girls when portive of their competi- and officiating. In 2016
they were in grade eight tive curlers. When we won she attended the Canada

Senior Bowling League Results
SUBMITTED 183, 184, Dan Motus 191, 264, Wray Douglas 215,
Jim Clark 203, 186, Deb- 211, Betty Ann Bertran 200,

B owlers of the week of
January 7th were Gar-
ry MacDowall +194 and
bie Tarn 255, Carry Doug-
las 170, 182, Hazel Stone-
house 159, Bev Chapski
Vicky Bugg 185, Robert
Henry 230, Doug Pettigrew
Rosemary Hamilton +118.
Other good games
were Garry MacDowall
183, 253, Rosemary Hamil-
ton 221, 208, Vivian Cullen 19012ax0

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FEATURING TOYS construction and James DALE AT (204)867-0277. x It’s okay if it’s late!!!
Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:00 AM Hardie siding. it.  For more information con-
tact the Library at 204-867- She’ll love it!
Yard * Recreation * Tools * Antiques
* Furniture * Misc * Household * Don’t miss out. 2585. x
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Mid-West Planning District Mid-West Planning District
POSITION: The Mid-West Planning District is accepting applications for the full-time position of a Development POSITION: The Mid-West Planning District is accepting applications for the full-time position of an Assistant
Officer/ Building Inspector to commence in March of 2019. Development Officer/ Building Inspector to commence in March of 2019.
The Mid-West Planning District is a progressive planning district who provides service to the Rural Municipality The Mid-West Planning District is a progressive planning district who provides service to the Rural Municipality
of Ellice-Archie, Hamiota Municipality, Rural Municipality of Oakview and the Prairie View Municipality. The Main of Ellice-Archie, Hamiota Municipality, Rural Municipality of Oakview and the Prairie View Municipality. The Main
Office is located in Miniota, Manitoba. Office is located in Miniota, Manitoba.
The successful candidate will join a professional, high functioning planning district. The successful candidate will join a professional, high functioning planning district.
• The Development Officer will be responsible for the daily operation of the planning district. • Will act under the direction of the Development Officer.
• This position requires interaction with the general public by providing building code, planning/zoning • This position requires interaction with the general public by providing building code, planning/zoning
application information to the general public and administration of the associated by-laws of the member application information to the general public and administration of the associated by-laws of the member
municipalities of the planning district. Training, as required, will be provided by the Mid-West Planning municipalities of the planning district. Training, as required, will be provided by the Mid-West Planning
District. District.
• Excellent interpersonal skills. • Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Knowledge of the construction codes. • Knowledge of the construction codes.
• Must have sufficient computer and keyboarding skills. • Must have sufficient computer and keyboarding skills.
• Must have basic office skills. • Must have basic office skills.
• Experience in a planning district environment would be an asset. • Experience in a planning district environment would be an asset.
• Valid driver’s license along with a licensed vehicle is required. • Valid driver’s license along with a licensed vehicle is required.
• Must have a Grade 12, G.E.D. or Mature High School Diploma. • Must have a Grade 12, G.E.D. or Mature High School Diploma.
SALARY: The applicant is required to state the expected salary. SALARY: The applicant is required to state the expected salary.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and detailed resume, including three references, marked Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and detailed resume, including three references, marked
Development Officer Position no later than 4:00 p.m. January 31st, 2019. Development Officer Position no later than 4:00 p.m. January 31st, 2019.
Wayne J. Poppel, Wayne J. Poppel,
Secretary Treasurer Secretary Treasurer
P.O. Box 96, Miniota, MB R0M 1M0 P.O. Box 96, Miniota, MB R0M 1M0
A full job description may be obtained from the Mid-West Planning District. A full job description may be obtained from the Mid-West Planning District.
Thank you to all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. (44-2)
Thank you to all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. (44-2)

Mid-West Planning District NOTICE
POSITION: The Mid-West Planning District is accepting applications for a temporary/full time Office Assistant with invites applications for
Missing from the Herit-
the potential of being a permanent full-time position, to commence in February of 2019. ABINOOJIIYEG NAA DA MAA GEWIN WORKER age Memory Lights listing in
DEPARTMENT: Abuse Team the 2018 Christmas edition
The Mid-West Planning District is a progressive planning district who provides service to the Rural Municipality 1 Year Term position was Michael Parrott being
This position will be based out of the WRCFS Head office which is located at the remembered by Glenn and
of Ellice-Archie, Hamiota Municipality, Rural Municipality of Oakview and the Prairie View Municipality. The Main Rolling River First Nation. Reporting to the Abinoojiiyeg Naa Da Maa Gewin Supervisor Bobbie Parrott and family.
Office is located in Miniota, Manitoba. as a member of the agency’s abuse team, the worker shares responsibility for:
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: • the investigation of all child abuse referrals/allegations received by the agency
• Will act under the direction of the office manager and will be required to perform general office duties.
• intakes and referrals CARD OF THANKS
• working with the agency’s Child Abuse Committee
QUALIFICATIONS THAT WOULD BE AN ASSET: • establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with the various
parties involved in a multidisciplinary approach The Burton families wish
• Excellent interpersonal skills. to extend their sincere thanks
• the development and implementation of prevention and educational programs
• Must have sufficient computer and keyboarding skills. in the communities served by WRCFS to the local RCMP, Nathan
• Must have basic office skills. and staff at Whites Funeral
• Valid driver’s license along with a licensed vehicle is required. • BSW with at least 2 years related experience preferably in First Nations Child and
Home in Minnedosa for their
• Must have a Grade 12, G.E.D. or Mature High School Diploma. professional care and com-
Family Services. An equivalent combination of training and experience will be
considered passion during this difficult
SALARY: The applicant is required to state the expected salary. time, Rev. Sally Carter, the
• Must have a commitment to First Nations Child & Family Services, community
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: based planning, and service delivery. ladies at the Bethany Com-
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and detailed resume, including three references, marked • Knowledge of and appreciation for Ojibway culture and aspirations are essential. munity Hall for the delicious
• The ability to speak Ojibway will be considered a definite asset. lunch, and our many won-
Development Officer Position no later than 4:00 p.m. January 31st, 2019.
• Must have demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and within a multi- derful friends who sent cards,
Wayne J. Poppel, disciplinary approach. phoned or stopped by with a
Secretary Treasurer • Must have computer training and/or knowledge of Microsoft Office hug and much needed words
P.O. Box 96, Miniota, MB R0M 1M0 All applicants must be willing to submit a Criminal Record check that includes a or encouragement at this sad Vulnerable Sector Search, Child Abuse Registry check, Prior Contact check and Driver’s time.
Abstract prior to employment. Travel is required. A valid driver’s license and access to
A full job description may be obtained from the Mid-West Planning District. means of reliable transportation for work is a condition of employment. THINK
Thank you to all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Salary: Commensurate with experience/training and according to Provincial Pay Scale
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Loans Clerk/Member Service Representative
Full Time Permanent Ducks Unlimited Canada invites tenders to
MINNEDOSA CREDIT UNION LIMITED maintain approximately 151 nest structures. All
Maintenance Worker II structures are within a 100 km radius of
The Position: GL-MAN-03 Minnedosa.
Due to a recent internal promotion the Minnedosa Credit Union is seeking an
experienced, enthusiastic and outgoing individual who thrives in a results driven Anticipatory staffing
The contractor will be required to replace old nesting
environment. 2019-2020 operating season material with wood shavings for nest boxes and slough
General Responsibilities hay for nest baskets, as well as collect GPS points of
Loans Clerk each structure. Nest structure materials and GPS will
Provide loan administrative support to the Loans Department, Assisting the Apply now at be supplied.
lenders in preparation and processing loan applications, annual reviews andÊ
related documentation, Posting loan entries, Processing Mortgage/Loan
Approximate starting date is February 1, 2019 and
Renewals, Maintaining daily loan reports, files and diaries as assigned, Closing: May 31, 2019 completion date is March 31, 2019.
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inclusive of deposits, withdrawals, bill payments, money orders and bank drafts Ducks Unlimited Canada
with courtesy and accuracy. You will respond to member and potential member 545 Conservation Drive
inquiries, analyze needs and assist members to utilize the product and service Brandon MB R7A 7L8
which best meets those needs. Heidi Hislop: 204 841 0922

The Salary:
Salary will relate to qualifications and experience.
The Benefits:
As an employee you may be eligible for a multitude of insured benefits such
as: Group Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, TANKER-TRAILER
Road Haul 2016
Heavy Duty Mechanic / MECHANIC
Class 1 Drivers
Dependent Coverage Insurance, Dental Plan, Short Term Disability, Long Term Foreman Needed
Disability, Extended Health Care Benefits, and Critical Illness coverage. • Full time, wages,
Oil seeksfortodeliveries
add a F/T Tank-
in MB & NW Ont.
er-Trailer (800)
Mechanic to our Winni-
You may also be eligible for our Group Pension Plan through Cooperative benefits & pension peg team. Must ext. have
251 knowledge
or e-mail:
Superannuation Society. The contribution is 6% of your gross salary matched by package of heavy-duty equipment repairs,
MCU. • Service & Repair troubleshooting, hydraulics, weld- BRENDA DENISE WHITELAW
equipment, etc. ing, & fabrication. Ideal candidate July 2nd, 1958 –
The Person: • Semi-truck and liquid will have at least 1-year trailer
bulk tankers / trailers
December 14th, 2018
The ideal candidate will possess a minimum Grade 12 diploma plus one to maintenance, repairs, & welding
• Read, Write & Complete experience, must have own ve-
three years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and work orders hicle/valid driver’s license, Class 1 Brenda Denise Whitelaw
experience. Minnedosa Credit Union believes in the importance of its people • Must Comply with Safety license an asset, & willing to work aged 60, passed away at the
and will provide ample opportunity for growth in your career through education Policies
some Saturdays. Experience with Brandon Regional Hospital.
• Strong skill set required
and self-development…..your success is our success! • Multitasking & working
B620 inspections/WPS qualifica- She had fought a short battle
well with team a must tions an asset. We offer competi-
The Organization: tive pay, monthly bonuses, medi-
with lung cancer ultimately suc-
Minnedosa Credit Union is a very successful single branch full–service P: 204-571-3230 cal, dental, long-term disability cumbing to her illness.
financial institution with 3700 members and assets of $136 million. We F: 204-571-3232 benefits, & RSP Program. Brenda was predeceased
E: Greg Robson
have been providing the Town of Minnedosa and surrounding communities by her parents Benjamin and Vio-
2001-49th Street E. (204) 989-4300 Ext 251 let Hopkins.
with high quality service and products since 1947. For further details see: E:
Brandon, MB Brenda was born F: (204)989-4309
in Neepawa, Manitoba. She leaves to
The Community: mourn her partner Allan McDonald,
Manitoba’s Valley Paradise, Minnedosa is a community of 2500 with many IN MEMORIAM children Leslie (Kristin), Ashley (Steve), brothers and sisters
amenities including a daycare facility, New Medical Clinic, K-12 schools, hospital, Gail, Richard (Shelly), Terry, Thomas, grandchildren Kurtis, Da-
18 hole golf course, ski-hill and beautiful Lake Minnedosa. For further details see:
SHIRLEY GRAY kota, Denika, Jason, Leila, Aiden, Natasha and great grandchild
NEE PETTIGREW Agro Sales Manager Aubrey. Also her extended family Ronny (Gail), Brian, Heather
Please send your resume, in confidence, by January 23rd, 2019 to: October 28th, 1940 – Parkway Co-op, Roblin MB (Shea) and family, Janna (Corey) and family, Devin and family
• Position requires a strong
Terry McLenehan January 24th, 2016 background in Agronomy, Ag and last but not least her many nephews and nieces.
Manager of Lending & Wealth Management Equip. and Petroleum Sales & Brenda was raised in the Clanwilliam area where she
Minnedosa Credit Union Limited Customer Service. started going to school then later moving to Erickson and go-
If roses grow in heaven, • Develop and implement a
Box 459, Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0 Lord please pick customer communication ing to school there. In 1976 she married Brent Whitelaw and
E-mail: a bunch for me, plan, providing relevant, they have two children (Leslie and Ashley). She was a stay at
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those timely, accurate information
Place them in my on agronomy, petroleum prod-
home mother until the children were old enough to take care
selected for an interview will be contacted. Mother’s arms ucts, and services available of themselves. She then went on to become a housekeeper in
and tell her they’re from me. • Strong skills in any of the the Clear Lake area. Separating from her husband Brent in 1998
following areas are an asset;
she remained in Erickson and worked in the area for a few more
Crop Inputs, Petroleum,
GOT IN MEMORIAM Tell her I love her Livestock equip. and Grain years. In 2006 she met Allan McDonald of Sidney, Manitoba. A
storage & Handling. couple of years later she moved in with Allan in Sidney where
and miss her,
In Loving Memory of
and when she turns to smile,
• We offer a highly competitive
compensation program, a com-
prehensive benefits package.
she found a new love for cows. In the years to come Allan pur-
chased a camper trailer for them to go camping in. This camper
place a kiss upon her cheek
ATTENTION? WILFRED DAVIES and hold her for awhile. Contact: ended up in Sandy Lake, Manitoba where they enjoyed staying
Parkway Co-op, Box 729
January 5th, 2003
E Roblin MB R0L 1P0 on their weekends. They enjoyed meeting so many new friends
Because remembering Attn: Lawrie Lungal, HR Mgr there that Allan sold the camper and purchased a cabin for
Book this Always loved,
her is easy, them to enjoy even more good times. They continued to have
Ph: 204-937-6414
never forgotten, I do it every day, good times with friends and family until August this year when
space for
forever missed. but there’s an ache Brenda fell ill to the lung cancer that ended up taking her life.
your next ad within my heart She will be dearly missed by all.

Lovingly remembered by that will never go away. Funeral Arrangements were taken care of by White’s Fu-
Shirley and family. neral Home at St. Mark’s Anglican Church in Minnedosa, Mani-
x Colleen, Len, Dale toba at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 20th. Lunch followed
204-867-3816 x at the Minnedosa Community Conference Centre. Lunch was

E for more
provided by The Sidney Community Centre.
Special thanks to Brandon Regional Hospital Staff, Cancer

! Care, Sidney Community Centre and White’s Funeral Home.
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August 26th, 1934 – January 15th, 1922 –
December 31st, 2018 December 16th, 2018

Florence Emily Swiscoski, loving wife, mother, grand- Peacefully, Ruth Margaret Carlson, née McInnes, formerly
mother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend passed away in of Brandon and Erickson, MB, passed away at St. Norbert PCH.
the early morning with family by her side. Ruth is survived by her sons, William (Yvonne) of Winni-
Florence was born in the Clanwilliam Municipality to John peg and John (Carol) of Roberts Creek, BC.
Emil and Emmy Larson and was raised on the family farm at Hill- Ruth is also survived by Grandchildren Nathan (Nadine),
top along with her five siblings. After completing high school in children Nolan and Nessa; Gregory (Jennifer), children Sofia and
Erickson, she began her nursing degree at Brandon General Hos- Jonah; Ingrid, Robyn (Ryan), daughter Clara; Roland (Nancy),
pital in 1953 and graduated as a registered nurse in 1956 with a daughter Penny; Teresa (Ben) and Paxton.
gold medal for receiving the highest marks in her class, a distinc- Ruth was predeceased by her husband Ernest in 1991, all
tion of which she was very proud. In 1963, she accepted the position her siblings, William in childhood, sisters Ellen Stamp, Netta
of Director of Nursing at Erickson Hospital which she held for 27 years. Ling, Ethel Noonan and her brother Duncan McInnes; and infant twin
During the final stage of her career Florence was instrumental in helping great-granddaughters, Tessa and Genessa.
to plan the new Erickson Health Centre where she worked for the final year of her nursing career, Ruth was born in Brandon, the youngest daughter of William and Ellen McInnes (nee Wil-
before retiring in 1990. son). She grew up in the East End and attended the School of Nursing at Brandon General Hos-
While nursing in Kamloops, Florence met and married Daniel McDonald with whom she pital, graduating as a Registered Nurse in the class of 1944. She nursed in several locations in
had three daughters; Sherri in 1961, Wendy in 1962 and Melanie in 1965. She raised her girls Western Canada until 1949, when she married Ernie and moved to the farm, northwest of Erick-
with love and devotion as a single mother, busy in their activities of figure skating, 4-H, curling, son. She returned to nursing in Erickson in the early 1960’s and to school in the 70’s to obtain her
and school sports. Florence’s family were thrilled when she married Fred Swiscoski in 1983 and Registered Psychiatric Nurse diploma. After retirement in 1982, she divided her time between
together, they built their home in Erickson where so many family and friends gathered to enjoy the farm, the cottage at Sandy Lake and as Ernie became ill, Brandon. After Ernie’s passing Ruth
holiday celebrations, reunions and simple drop in visits. eventually moved back to Brandon’s East End, residing at Lion’s Manor. Ruth’s next move was to
Florence enjoyed travelling throughout the years across Canada and many trips abroad. She Lindenwood Manor in Winnipeg, then to St. Norbert PCH.
and Fred also enjoyed many summers camping in their 5th wheel, often joined by their grand- Cremation has taken place, a burial service will be held in Erickson in June.
children to enjoy fishing and spending time with Gramma and Poppa. Other hobbies included NEIL BARDAL
reading, cooking, gardening, shopping for the newest fashions, and keeping her home welcom- FUNERAL CENTRE
ing to all. Florence was deeply involved in the Erickson community as a volunteer, 4-H instructor, 204-949-2200
Legion member, hospital auxiliary executive, palliative care board member just to name a few.
She was always so proud to represent the community she loved.
Florence had incredible strength during all the many health challenges she had to face. She FRANCES IRENE MCDOWELL PENGELLY
accepted these with grace and calmness, which was so admirable. Protecting her loved ones February 13th, 1924 – December 30th, 2018
from the hurt was her unselfish way.
Florence was pre-deceased by her parents Emil and Emmy, brothers Roger and Lawrence,   It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden pass-
and her sister Edna, along with Fred’s parents John and Nellie, brother Alex, and sister Rosie. She ing of Fran Pengelly.
will be greatly missed by her loving husband of 34 years Fred, daughter Sherri (Brian) Fleming of  Fran was born in Gleichen, Alberta, the first child of Agnes
Brandon, MB and their children Brad (Krystal) Fleming and son Daxon, Dani (Jason) Wood, their and Willard McDowell. Life was difficult on the homestead at
daughter Hadley and son Nash, and Teighan Fleming; daughter Wendy (Jim) Stolk of Taber, AB Sunnynook, AB; due to many periods of drought they moved to
and sons Mack and Cade Arnold; daughter Melanie McDonald (Allan Arnsdorf ) of Saskatoon, SK another farm near Delburne, AB. Fran completed her high school
and son Holden McDonald; brothers Gerald (Marilyn) Larson of Edmonton and Del (Nora) Lar- here and worked in a local bank before enlisting with the R.C.A.F.
son of Winnipeg; sisters-in-law Leona Smith, Gertie Levandoski, Alex’s partner Evelyn, brothers- in November of 1942. She served in Halifax, N.S. and Summerside,
in-law Dave (Glenda) Swiscoski, John Swiscoski and partner Pat, and Reg Eamer along with many P.E.I. until the end of W.W.II. She received her discharge papers on
loving nieces, nephews and community friends. February 2nd, 1945.
A funeral service was held on January 5th, 2019 at the Erickson Legion, with Pastor Joshua   On September 7th, 1944 she married her high school
Scorgie from the Hilltop Baptist Church officiating. Pallbearers were Florence’s grandchildren. sweetheart, Pilot Officer David Pengelly, when he returned from
Rae’s Funeral Service of Erickson, MB was in care of arrangements. active service in Europe.
“Mom - You were a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.   When both were discharged they moved to Edmonton, AB where Fran opened a dress shop
We will miss you and cherish you forever” and Dave pursued higher education. They moved to Guelph, ON in 1950 where they lived for 32
years and raised their 4 children. In 1982 they “retired” to Erickson, MB to farm with Harvey and
MARY ROSALINE BURTON Carol. Fran and Dave built their own home; drove tractor, grain truck, and combine; cared for
September 21st, 1932 – grandchildren; quilted and crafted; collected insects and square danced. They were active with
December 8th, 2018 the Legion, Kerr Lake Hall and travelling. Fran moved to Victoria Landing Retirement Home in
Brandon in 2015. She always enjoyed visiting Ontario and Erickson to see family and friends, all
Mary Rosaline Burton passed away suddenly at the age of the while lamenting not being able to help as before.
86. She still resided on the home farm in Franklin.  Fran will be missed by children Doug, Harvey (Carol), Murray (Liz) and Lyanne (Al), ten
She leaves to celebrate her life and mourn her passing her grandchildren, five great grandchildren, sisters Doreen and Bernice and brother Jack, numerous
children Brent (Pat); David (Karen); her grandchildren and great relatives and friends. She was predeceased by husband Dave, daughter-in-law Daele and grand-
grand-children Mark (Nikki) Morgan, Charlie and Avery; Pam daughters Candice and Rachel.
(Bryce) Kethan and Brixton; Carrie; Kelsey; Nikki (Mat). As per her wishes cremation has taken place and a private family burial will be held at a later
She was predeceased by her beloved husband Joe; Parents date. If desired a donation in her memory may be made to the Commonwealth Air Training Plan
Cannon and Lillian Hyett and her daughter-in-law Faye Burton. Foundation, Box 3, Grp.520, R.R.5, Brandon, R7A 5Y5 or charity of your choice.
Mary was the only child born to Cannon Edgar and Lillian Mary
Hyett in Bournemouth, England. The small family immigrated to
Canada when Mary was 16-years-old and on April 8th, 1949 they arrived
in Bethany. She later met Joe Burton and they were married on October
19th, 1951. Mary worked in the Neepawa hospital for a few years and then decided that working PROPERTIES FOR SALE
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Robert - 204-867-7113 204-867-6350
204-868-5980 or 204-867-5544 Fairmount Solar and Electrics Brad Ross
For All Your Electrical Needs 204-867-6366
MÊ GijsbersÊ
204-874-2360 Terry McLenehan
Susan Glasgow
Chartered Professional BACKHOE & TRUCKING
Accountant Inc.
● AC
MinnedosaÊ Debbie Strelczik
Ê 213ÊÊ 2ndÊ StÊ NEÊ Ê -Ê Ê BoxÊ 385Ê Ê 204-867-6360
T:Ê 867-3884Ê Ê Ê C:Ê 867-0190Ê Electrical Inc. (48-4)
Dan Quesnel
Email:Ê Ê Catharine@mts.netÊ
M&M ●Electrical
GRAIN 204-867-6359
Donna Dowsett
AUTO BODY Contracting HAULING 204-867-6361
BDO Canada LLP All Auto Body Repairs Ph: 867-3238
Candice Brown
Chartered 204-867-6362
Professional Accountants Ph: 867-2083 Cell: 868-5741
Brian Horner Alayna McTavish
Farm, Business & Individual 5 Main St. North 204-867-6354
Grain & Fertilizer Kim Butler
Professinal Services: Hauling 204-867-6352
- Tax
- Accounting Book this spot Book this spot Joanne Clarke

- Farm Programs $5.52/week $5.52/week Gaylene Johnson
Don Simpson, CPA, CA Call 204-867 3816
Call 204-867 3816 Fax
39 Main Street South, Minnedosa
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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 REAL ESTATE Kitchen Equipment
Office Commercial Gas Fitter
(204) 725-8550 Dennis: 476-2766 Commercial & Residential
51 Main Street S service specialist
Minnedosa ALCOHOLICS 23 Hour Service CALL ME... FOR ALL YOUR
Plumbing & Heating
ANONYMOUS 1-204-867-7346
minnedosa@ If you like to drink and can
Summit Septic
• Construction •
That's your business
If you want to stop and can't ServiceS LEONA’S
204-867-5458 That's our business. Minnedosa and surrounding areas Studio Of Image
P.O. Box 36 Frank r. Ford and Family Hair Care
L a w O ffi c e PLUMBING & HEATING
Russ Huyghe
or 867-3966 penny Ford PETER HARRISON
•Eminence Facials
Alanon - 210-0433 & Product
Norman H. Sims, Q.C. 204-868-6376
Alateen - 867-5121 Owner/Operator Phone/Text 867-5444 • Pedicures & LCN Nails
7 6 Ma i n S t r e e t S o u t h 867-3401 Minnedosa 204-210-0158 • Spray Tanning
MINNEDOSA • 867-2717 Cody Huyghe Mtg. Times: 8:00 pm Tuesdays
204-210-0502 Cells • Piercing
OFFICE MANAGER Drug Problem? 204-868-0851 or 204-868-0863
• Eyelash Extensions
204-868-6886 Narcotics
email: 204-867-2287
67 Main St.
Anonymous can help
BURTON PAINTING TRADING Meetings every Waterpals Rob’s TAC
Potable Water Delivery Yard Maintenance ServiceS Ventures Inc.
Tuesday & MinnedoSa & area
Myrna Alexander
Myrna Charles Minnedosa and area
Saturday at 7 p.m. Waste
Cell: 868-5503
Cell: 868-5503 • Snow Blowing
Health Inspected
at Calvary Temple, • Unwanted Item Removal Management &
TRADING STORE 221 Hamilton Street, No Job is too small!!! • Small Engine Repairs
• Mechanical Welding
Neepawa, MB 204-868-5674 (204)476-0002
Book 867-5551 • Handyman Services
Garbage Removal
• Reasonable Rates
This Spot Gently Used Furniture Bin Rentals
204-720-5934 Construction Demolition
for Clothing & Misc. Items SERVICES
Household clean up
only Donations Estate clean ups
Estate Sales
$8.29 We now offer Small Engine Repair Transformative
Pick-up & Deliveries Fair Rates
per CARPET CLEANING Electrolysis
Call us today for your carpet
Call for Quote
Fall Tune ups on
week! Snowblowers etc. Permanant Hair Removal
& upholstery cleaning needs.
This 204-596-5111
MLA Spot

Kim’s for Book
This Spot
Cleaning Services only
- Residential $13.88 only
204.759.3313 - Commercial
per $8.29
● 204-848-0097

Toll Free 844.877.7767 204-848-0400 Home: 867-3272
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Cadurcis News Bridge
By Doreen TroTT home of Shaun and Chris- Wareham entertained Our sympathy is ex- Cody and Lorette
tine and Hunter Greer at their family and Dean and tended to Beverly Cooper Northam of Cut Knife, SK Results
O n December 22nd
the Cadurcis Sunday
school presented their
Kemnay to celebrate a
Merry Christmas.
Malcolm and Shirley
Theresa Wareham
John and Louise Mc-
Donald hosted Christmas
and family on the recent
passing of husband and fa-
ther Lyle Cooper. Lyle was
visited for a few days last
week with Doug and Karen
December 20th

Christmas concert. Jolly Rose celebrated Christmas for the Sharpe family on raised in Cadurcis on the Mike and Marion 1st - Mel Harvey /
old St. Nick arrived to help in Rapid City with Shawn Christmas Eve. farm homesteaded by his Greig and family spent Wilf Taylor
with the presents. and Christine Rose and On December 29th, grandfather. New Years with Don and 2nd - Boyd Grant /
Congratulations to family. Donna MacDonald joined Muriel McManus and Margaret Northam. Doug Thiessen
Malcolm and Shirley Rose Thirty-two members John and Louise as they her daughters Judy and Robert and Natasha 3rd - Carol Lonsdale /
on the arrival of their first of the Northam family cel- celebrated a MacDonald Eva of Brandon spent New Greer and Maygan of Nes- Lois Phillips
great grandchild, a wee ebrated Christmas at the Christmas with Nancy Bir- Years with Randy and Nan- bitt and Shawn and Chris-
girl was born in Brandon home of Don and Margaret nie at Gladstone. cy Smith. tine and Hunter of Kenmay January 3rd
on December 28th. Proud Northam. Jillian MacDonald of Kyle and Janelle McM- spent New Years with Jim
grandparents are Shawn Christmas week visi- Winnipeg spent her holi- anus of Calgary visited on and Nancy Greer. 1st - Boyd Grant /
and Christine Rose of tors with Malcolm and days with her parents John Friday with Muriel McMa- All the best in the New Doug Thiessen
Rapid City. Proud parents Shirley Rose were Mike, and Louise MacDonald. nus. Year to the staff at The 2nd - Mel Harvey /
are Joshua Rose and Halli Marcia, Rosemary and Jas- The McManus’s fam- Faith Northam who Minnedosa Tribune and all Wilf Taylor
Dyke. per Lea of Neepawa. ily celebrated Christmas at was home for the holidays my readers. 3rd - Norm Peterson /
Jim and Nancy Greer On Christmas Day the home of Muriel McMa- has returned to University Barrie Brooking
joined a party of 27 at the Clayton and Margaret nus. in Winnipeg.

*We accept Visa, Master Card & debit card purchases
Sale Dates: *We sell lottery tickets
*We deliver within town limits Monday - Friday at 4:00 p.m
($2 charge - $10 minimum order)
JANUARY 11TH - JANUARY 17TH * Try one of our delicious BBQ chickens!
* We sell fruit, veggie & meat trays and fruit baskets
*Senior’s Discount every Friday (65 & up) (STARTS FRIDAY 9:00 A.M. - ENDS THURSDAY 9:00 P.M.) (24 hours notice is appreciated)
*We sell R.O. water

Dole Fruit n Gel assorted .................................................... 4x123g ............. $2.49
PC™ cream first chocolate/vanilla ice cream ....................... 1.5lt ............. $4.99
Casa Mendosa Totillas assorted .............................................640g ............. $2.99
Campbell’s RW soup assorted ................. 284ml ...... $0.80 FM square nanaimo bars ........................................................450g ............. $4.99
Campbell Broth assorted ..................................................... 900ml ............. $1.99 Minute Maid/Five Alive/Fruitopia frozen assorted ........... 295ml ............. $0.79
PC™ Pop assorted ...................................................................... 2lt ............. $1.10 Minute Maid Limeade/Lemonade...................................... 295ml ............. $0.79
NN™ bleach regular/lemon ................................................. 1.89lt ............. $1.49 Nestle icecream assorted ........................................................ 1.5lt ............. $4.99
Gatorade assorted ............................................................ 6x591ml ............. $5.49 Drumstick Nestle icecream assorted..........................396-520ml ............. $4.99
Nescafe gold café barista ........................................................100g ............. $4.99
Carnation Hot Chocolate mix assorted .................................225g ............. $3.99 Swanson frozen dinners assorted ...280-345g ...... $2.99
Miss Vickies, Doritos chips assorted ............................ 220g-250g ............. $2.99 HL pan seared COD savory herb ............................................540g ............. $9.99
Cavendish fries assorted .........................................................750g ............. $2.49
Fruite Drink assorted .................................... 2lt ...... $1.59

Heinz Tomato juice .............................................................. 540ml ............. $1.39
NN™ mushrooms assorted ................................................ 284ml ............. $1.29
Snackpack Pudding assorted ................................................ 4x99g ............. $1.49
Brunswick sardines assorted ..................................................106g ............. $1.49
Kraft Dressing assorted ........................................................ 475ml ............. $2.79 NN™ coil garlic sausage .........................................................750g ............. $6.49
Maple Leaf Tenderflake lard ...................................................454g ............. $2.49 PC™ chicken nugets,strip breaded........................................800g ............. $6.99
Rice Krispies ............................................................................640g ............. $5.49 NN™ canton egg rolls meat CP ...........................................1.25kg ............. $8.99
Quaker Corn Bran squares/Life/HC cereal ................... 375-560g ............. $3.29 PC™ BM pie potato top,extra lean shepherds ......................900g ............. $9.99
Kibbles N Bits original ..............................................................6kg ........... $12.99 Swiss Chalet pie chicken,beef family .....................................655g ............. $7.99
Milk Bone original assorted biscuits .....................................900g ............. $3.99
Meow Mix cat food original/Hairball control formula .... 1.6-2kg ............. $5.99 Chicken drumstick ............................................ $1.99/lb
Tetley Tea assorted ............................................................ 20-24ea ............. $2.49 Sirloin tip beef roast ................................................................................. $4.59/lb
Catelli lasagna/Express oven ready lasagna .................. 375-500g ............. $2.49 Pork shoulder blade steak CP .................................................................. $2.99/lb

Catelli sauce assorted ........................................................... 640ml ............. $1.99
Old El Paso taco sauce mild,soft taco bake .............. 215ML,312g ............. $3.49
Dads Cookies oatmeal original/chocolate chip305-320g .. $2.49
Quaker Rice Cakes/crispy minis assorted ..................... 100-199g ............. $1.79
Pop Tarts assorted ...................................................................400g ............. $2.49 Broccoli .......................................................................................................... $2.49
PC™ splendido olive oil extra virgin .......... 1lt ...... $9.99 Raspberries ..............................................................................170g ............. $2.99
Quaker Oats quick .....................................................................1kg ............. $2.49 Peppers-Red,Orange ................................................................................ $3.49/lb
Kraft peanut butter smooth ....................................................500g ............. $3.99 Navel oranges............................................................................................ $1.29/lb
Catelli HH whole wheat spaghetti/macaroni ........................375g ............. $1.99 Cauliflower............................................................. $3.99
Minute Rice regular/wholegrain brown ...........1.2kg ...... $5.79 Red globe grapes....................................................................................... $1.99/lb
NN™ large cheddar bars assorted...............700g ...... $6.99 Blueberries ...............................................................................340g ............. $3.99
ID coffee whitner assorted ................................................... 473ml ............. $2.49 GH Beefsteak tomato ............................................................................... $1.99/lb

Foremost yogurt assorted .......................................................650g ............. $1.79
Yoplait Tubes assorted ......................................................... 8x80g ............. $2.49
Imperial Margarine quarters ..............1.36kg ...... $4.99

OPEN 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM, 7 DAYS A WEEK • 70 Main Street South, Minnedosa 867-2821