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TOWN WIDE YARD SALE LISTING INSIDE

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Volume 137 Issue 10 Friday, May 17, 2019 www.minnedosatribune.com 90 cents plus tax

INSIDE
this week
Tractor
Ablaze
Galbraith
Honoured by
U of M

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Photos by Darryl Holyk

Mavericks By DARRYL HOLYK plained Minnedosa Fire


Chief, Dean Jordan. “He

Not In Play T he Minnedosa Fire


Department tore out
was able to safely exit and
close all the valves on the

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of town with sirens blar- attached anhydrous am-
ing Monday afternoon to monia tank. Fortunately,
a tractor fire west of town the wind was in the right
in the Cadurcis District. A direction away from the
late 1970s Versatile tractor tanks.”
ignited while doing Spring The tractor, a total loss, he lost a farm shed on his blaze and thanks to hav- sponded to a hydro pole
prep work in a field lo- was owned by long-time home yard site just south ing more than one tractor fire south of town near
cated two miles west and district farmer, Clayton and west of this week’s in use, Spring field work Moore Park. The local brig-
Happy approximately half a mile Wareham. tractor fire and also previ- was able to continue with a ade managed to extinguish
north of Cadurcis Church. This was not Ware- ously lost a grain truck to smaller machinery fleet. the fire without injury or
Victoria Day “The farmer heard a ham’s first experience with flames! Earlier in the month, incident.
bang and saw smoke com- an unfortunate farm-re- Fortunately, no one on Saturday, May 4th,
Weekend! ing from the engine,” ex- lated fire. A few year’s ago, was injured in Monday’s the local firefighters re-

ThinkingÊ ofÊ buyingÊ orÊ sellingÊ aÊ home?Ê Ê Ê


IÊ canÊ help!Ê
Erin Woodcock
Gill and Schmall Agencies
REALTOR®

CallÊ orÊ textÊ 204-868-5559Ê


Ê EmailÊ ewoodcock@gillandschmall.comÊ
Or stop by Minnedosa Insurance Services on Main Street
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