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Volume 137 Issue 51 Friday, February 28, 2020 www.minnedosatribune.com 90 cents plus tax

First Round of
Bands Announced
Too Tall For Overpass
for RFM 2020

Tribune Archives photo

By DARRYL HOLYK

T ickets for Rockin’ the Fields of Minnedosa 2020


went on sale yesterday, one day after organizers an-
nouncement of the first round of acts booked to appear at
this year’s August long weekend festival.
During the official press conference at Brandon’s
Keystone Centre on Wednesday, the following acts were
announced for Rockin’ the Fields 2020: Nazareth, Our
Lady Peace, Loverboy, Mark Farners American Band
(The music from Grand Funk Railroad), Finger Eleven,
Aldo Nova, Foghat, Default, Nick Glider and Sweeney Photos by Karen Mitchell
Todd, Jack Russell’s Great White, Togue, Doug and The
Slugs, Ed To Zed, Filthy Lucre and Frankie and the Poor By KAREN MITCHELL
Boys.
Additional acts appearing at Canada’s premier clas-
sic rock festival will be announced as they are confirmed. A t approximately 3:10 p.m. on Friday, February 21st a
south bound semi travelling along the Highway #10
bypass, west of Minnedosa found its load was a little too
tall to pass beneath the Canadian Pacific Rail overpass.

No 150 Grant Money A farmer from La Broquerie, MB had purchased a


vintage 3964 International excavator near Erickson and
was hauling the machine home on a flatdeck when the

T own Councillor Tom Dowsett announced at


Tuesday night’s Council meeting that Minnedo-
sa’s Manitoba 150 planning committee has received
incident happened. The load did not fit through the over-
passes 4.6 metre clearance causing the large piece of ma-
chinery to be forcibly pushed off the flatdeck. The mo-
motorists were involved in the accident. However, the ex-
cavator received extensive damage.
notification that the community will not receive one mentum of the impact sent the heavy excavator forward Manitoba Highways and CP Rail crews were on
dime in funding through the Celebrate 150 grant (south) into the north bound lane, leaving gouges in the scene directing traffic and inspecting damage. Both de-
program. As a result of this disheartening news, the pavement and crashing into the side guard rail on the partments were asked for official comment, however as
committee plans to meet next week to revamp its south side of the overpass. Fortunately, the truck driver of press time Wednesday, our calls and emails had not
2020 celebration plans. suffered no serious injuries in the incident and no other been returned.

Minnedosa Curling Club Open


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ASHAM U18 PROVINCIAL CURLING CHAMPIONSHIPS Marc g Ceremo
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March 4th - 8th, 2020 Finals 5th at 8:0 ies
1st Draw - Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. on Su 0 p.m
Daily Draws at 8:30, 11:30, 2:30, 5:30 and 9:00 n day a .
For more Information contact Donna at ddowsett@mymts.net or Gaylene at gaylenejohnson@gmail.com
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2 Friday, February 28, 2020 The Minnedosa Tribune

New Additions For Ag Society Fair


By KAREN MITCHELL ity, this year there will be For the rural commu-
31 classes. Classes will also nities only, there will be

T he Minnedosa Agri-
cultural Society will be
holding their 137th Annual
be separated into youth
and adult as opposed to
everyone keeping in one
three additional classes
offered for ages 16 and un-
der. These classes are not
Fair and Exhibition on category. for points but will be in-
July 18th and 19th. Along “I have updated the cluded in the prize money
with special Manitoba 150 list to closer reflect the categories. The three class-
Classes added to the event standards set out by the es are; Pleasure Driving
the Fair is bringing in a se- breed association,” ex- Turnout; Junior Driver and
lection of other additions plained Leigh. “The Man- Junior Reinsmanship.
this year. itoba Miniature Horse The third addition to
The event will still host Club, which I am an ac- the event is the Manitoba
all of the same popular tive member of, has been 150 Classes. This will be
events such as Light Horse, a huge help in providing a one-time event for this
Heavy Horse, Vegetables/ local fairs with informa- year in order to celebrate
Herbs/Fruits, Cut Flowers/ tion on the specific class Manitoba’s 150 celebra-
Plants, Baking/Preserves, rules and outlines for the Tribune Archives photo tions.
Home Crafts, MAAS Quilt breed. This year we will see Classes for this event
Competition, Handicrafts, youth classes including a Society Carriage Classic anyone with a Manitoba on the performance and include; Antique Photos-
Fine Arts/Photography, Ju- costume class, showman- Series is also a new addi- Driving Society member- quality of each turnout; People/Animals; Antique
nior Baking, Junior Handi- ship classes where han- tion to the agenda. Bruce ship. This will allow mem- Working Harness Driving- Photos-Landscape/Rural
crafts and Junior Horticul- dlers will have a chance Sharpe, Ag Society Vice bers to attend the Winni- where participants will be Life; Black and White pho-
ture. to show off the skills and President, was instrumen- peg events, along with the judged primarily on the to Heritage/Abandoned
Miniature Horses will relationships they’ve built tal in bringing this event three rural communities in horse(s) or pony(ies) to Buildings; Quilt Block Her-
still be a fair favourite and with their horses and driv- to the area. As one of only order to obtain points for provide a pleasant drive; itage Designs; Scrap Quilt
this year, at the hands of ing classes that are a little three rural communities to the year. There is no special Pleasure driving Reins- with perimeter no larger
new Director Jenn Leigh, more specific to the move- offer the event outside of breed of horses needed for manship - where partici- than 240”; Shadow Box;
it will see the addition ment each mini possesses. Winnipeg it will be a huge this event. pants will be judged pri- Flower Arrangement in
of a ton of extra classes I’m truly excited about the bonus for the spectators. The classes offered for marily on the ability and Agriculture/Heritage; Ban-
and changes. Last year changes we’ve made and The communities of points include classes such skill of the driver; Driven nock; Plain old-fashioned
the event saw around 12 can’t wait to welcome the Ninette, Minnedosa and as; Pleasure Driving Turn- Barrel Race; Driven Pole cookies – sugar or oatmeal.
classes offered, however 2020 exhibitors.” Kelwood will be part of the out – where participants Bending Race; Timed
due to increased popular- The Manitoba Driving collective point system for will be judged primarily Scurry Race Stake Class.

The Rapid City and District Wildlife Association


Rapid City Fishing Derby
would like to Thank the following sponsors
for sponsoring the Ice Fishing Derby
Valleyview Golf Course A& W
Minnedosa Credit Union Princess Auto
Rapid City Co-op Little Italy Pizza
Brandon Building The Bargain Shop
Component Celtic Power & Machining
Four Seasons Repair Safeway
Minnedosa Home Hardware HMR Trapping
Queens Hotel RBC Minnedosa
Regent Custom Cresting Pratts
Minnedosa Insurance Superstore
Highway Esso Cando
Montana’s Peavey Mart
Minnedosa Inn Ian & Terry Christie Photo submitted
Kensworth Domino’s Pizza
By KAREN MITCHELL pant was allowed to reg- there were 37 entries with
Lindenburg Seeds Brian and Eileen Reynolds ister up to three fish (total each participant receiv-
Sharon’s Insurance
Pizza Hut
Ashline
Old Dutch T he 14th annual Rapid
City and District Wild-
life Association Ice Fishing
weight) and everyone en-
joyed a free lunch of hot-
dogs, chips and a drink.
ing a prize. Carter Vaughn
won first place with three
fish totaling 5.1 pounds;
Lil Bait’n Tackle Shop Jo Brooks Derby was held on Satur- In the Adult Event, Ashton Marshall in second
Integra Tire MacMor day, February 8th. Favour- there were 112 entries with three fish totaling 4.8
Ruckers Telayne Leys able winter weather was with 51 prizes handed out. pounds and Aivah Ken-
enjoyed by the 149 people Brody Basaraba won first nedy coming in third place
Peterbilt Brandon Home Hardware who attended the event. place ($300) with a fish to- with three fish totaling 2.1
Heritage Co-op The event ran from taling 4.9 pounds. Second pounds. Each wining re-
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and went toMartin Riley ($200) cipient received a plaque
during that time, a total with three fish totaling 4.8 as a prize.
Also a huge thank you to
of 58 Pike (jackfish) were pounds and in third place The 50/50 winners
all our volunteers and to caught and released on the was Jim Harvey ($100) were: Marty Alders ($60),
all that participated. Little Saskatchewan River with three fish totaling 3.6 Kyle Logan ($92) and Mike
upstream of the Highway pounds. Moroz ($188).
#24 bridge. Each partici- In the Kids Event,
The Minnedosa Tribune Friday, February 28, 2020 3

University Recruitments Snowmobile Accident


By KAREN MITCHELL their own communities
through youth and high
program and he’s going to
fit right in with our return-
Claims 20-Year-Old Man
T hree local Grade 12
youths from Minnedo-
sa have been selected to
school. Alex is able to play
multiple positions, and
will look to fight for min-
ing cast. He’s athletic, he’s
smart, and he’s willing to
work hard and learn. He’s
RCMP Release The two men, a
44-year-old from Strath-
to remind everyone to take
precautions when riding
continue their education
and soccer careers at Man-
utes in her first year at uni-
versity. She is a good tech-
thrived at every level he’s
been at, including an MVP
A t approximately 7:15
p.m. on Thursday,
February 20th, Yellowhead
clair, and a 20-year-old
from the R.M. of Yellow-
head, were transported to
a snowmobile, please re-
member to; ride sober,
always wear a helmet and
itoba Universities. nical player and will look at the rural champion- RCMP responded to a re- hospital with serious in- protective clothing, know
to impact our team going ships, and as such, I expect port of two snowmobiles juries. 20-year-old Joshua your abilities and ride
forward with the ball.” him to make an immedi- involved in an accident on McCutcheon succumbed within your limits, be alert
ate impact on our program the side of Highway #45 to his injuries on Monday, and slow down when oper-
both on the field and off.” near Road 126 W, west of February 24th. ating on unfamiliar terrain,
Elphinstone. Yellowhead RCMP always ride in groups and
The investigation de- continue to investigate this ensure people know your
termined that both driv- fatal accident. route and when you are
ers were travelling side by In the past week, expected to return, be cau-
side in a field then they RCMP officers have re- tious of ice thickness when
went over a steep embank- sponded to three serious crossing frozen bodies of
ment and collided with the snowmobile collisions, water and stay on the trails
ground. Both drivers sus- two involving fatalities. and in areas where snow-
tained significant injuries. The RCMP would like mobiling is permitted.

Alex Skelton

Alex Skelton is the Josh Cameron


Asham U18 Provincials
daughter of Ryan and Re-
gan and will be attending
Brandon University to take
Josh Cameron is the
son of Tom and Tara Cam- Callie Robinson
Kick off Next Week
her Bachelor of Science eron and will be attending By KAREN MITCHELL 12  were awarded from the that comes from all over
in Psychology. Alex has Providence University to Callie Robinson is U18 Berth Bonspiel. Manitoba and to watch our

W
been playing soccer from take Business at the Buhler the daughter of Rodney e are only days away Minnedosa Curling future stars of curling play
the age of 4 and has a huge School of Business. Provi- and Clarice Robinson and until the Minnedosa Club had applied to host throughout the bonspiel.”
passion for the game. dence University is located will be attending Brandon Curling Club hosts the the provincials and were Be sure to head over
“I am really excited at Otterburne, MB which is University to take her pre- Asham U18 Provincial fortunate to be selected. to the curling complex to
and honored to be able to approximately 45 minutes Nursing course. Callie has Curling Championships. “It is a huge honour for us witness this exciting event
play with the Bobcats next South of Winnipeg. Josh been playing soccer since The bonspiel starts next to be selected,” explained and to cheer on the teams
year as it has been a dream has been playing soccer the age of 4 and doesn’t see Wednesday, March 4th organizer Donna Dow- with a friendly Minnedosa
of mine to play university from the age of 4 however an end in the near future. and runs through Sunday. sett. “We are excited to welcome!
level soccer for most of my recalls he has been kicking “It’s such an excit- March 8th. see the new young talent
soccer career,” explained the ball around since he ing opportunity to play at Young curlers from all
Alex. “It validates to myself could walk. a higher level and I can’t over Manitoba will head to
that if I put the work and “This is definitely ex- wait to see how it goes. I’m Minnedosa to take part in The Minnedosa Performing Arts
time into achieving my citing, an opportunity that looking forward to getting the five-day event where Expressions Concert Series Presents
goals, as well as seeking I have been looking for- the opportunity to contin-
necessary help from oth- ward to since I was very ue to play the game I love
12 men’s teams and 12
women’s teams will go Twin Flames
ers, I can achieve anything young,” tells Josh. “I’m while furthering my edu- head to head for the title
I set my mind to. It also al- nervous but excited for the cation,” tells Callie. of Provincial Champions
lows me the platform to el- upcoming change in my BU Bobcats Coach, and carry on to Nationals
evate my game to the next life and for the opportuni- Jessie Roziere, explained, in Sudbury, ON in April.
level by getting to play with ties that will be presented “Callie will join us as a de- Participating teams The Minnedosa Performing Arts Expressions Concert Series
Presents
other great players, play to me through this new fender and is comfortable had to win in their per-
against high level competi-
tors, and experience new
coaching.”
team and school. I am very
excited and determined
to start the new chapter of
playing in a couple differ-
ent spots on the back end.
She will immediately come
spective areas to move on
to the provincials. Berths Quinton Blair
Friday, October 7th, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
1 through 8 were awarded
BU Bobcats Coach, my life and to meet new in and fight for some min- to the winning teams for Minnedosa Community Conference Centre
Jessie Roziere, explained, people through the sport I utes and will provide us Doors open at 7:00 p.m.  
each of the five sport Re-
“We are thrilled to have the love, all while continuing more options moving for- gion Qualifiers; North (1), Advance tickets available at the Library.
two Minnedosa girls join to further my education at ward.” East (1), West (2), South
Monday, March 2nd, 2020
Adults $20 (Students accompanied by an adult free)
us for September 2020. a solid school in a field that Students (13-18) $10
(2), Winnipeg (2). Berths at 7:30 p.m.
Web site: http://www.expressionsconcerts.ca
These are 2 girls that are interests me.” TRIBUNE 9 and 10 were awarded to
well known throughout Pilots Head Coach, the Sport Region(s) with Tanner’s Crossing
the youth leagues and have Joey Passi, expressed “Josh DEADLINE the highest participation Wine and beer availableSchool Pit
excelled playing soccer in is a great addition to our Tuesday at 12 Noon ratio and Berths 11 and for purchase
(must be 18 years or older).
Please drink All proceeds to go to
Rush seats availableMinnedosa Performing
Dr. Gerard Murray
responsibly.
Buying or selling real estate? Arts Committee
Helping you is what we do.™️ at the Door.
Dave Burgess Optometrist Adults $20
Sales Representative 9:00 -5:00 Students 13 - 18 Free if accompanied
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418 Mountain Ave. Neepawa, MB
With much appreciation to our sponsors:

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4 Friday, February 28, 2020 The Minnedosa Tribune

Clanwilliam Bonspiel Sees 18 Rinks on the Ice


By Karen Mitchell

T here were 18 rinks on the ice during the annual Rod-


ney Pederson Memorial Mixed Bonspiel in Clanwil-
liam. The week long event ran from Monday, January 27th
to Sunday, February 2nd and was a great time had by all.
Despite the weather, volunteers made the event go
off without a hitch. On Friday evening, teams were treat-
ed to a nacho night courtesy of Mazer Group.

Second event (Mazer Group) winners: Third event winners: Dan Mendrikis (Second),
Jen andreychuk (lead), Jason andreychuk Kent Dillabough (Third), Stephanie Jordan
(Second), Miles Shurvell (Third) and lenny (lead) and Grant Spraggs (Skip).
Macksymchuk (Skip).

Chancellors Hockey Report


Photos submitted
By NicoLe KoTaK game on February 14th in Neepawa versus the Neepawa
First event (royal Bank of canada) winners: Tigers. A close, physical game had Neepawa coming out
andrew richards (Skip), cory Parrott (Third),
triss Parrott (Second) and W elcome to the Minnedosa-Erickson Chancellors
hockey report. February has been a busy month of
hockey for the boys. The Chancellors hosted the Boissev-
on top with a score of 3-2. Carter Hedley scored both
Chancellor goals with assists from Luke Parrott, Liam
Bachewich and Graham Bailey. Kaleb Kramer was in net
Meagan Ferguson (lead).
ain Broncos on February 6th, with the Broncos victorious for the Chancellors. On February 20th, the Minnedosa-
in that game 7-1. The Chancellors lone goal was scored Erickson Chancellors hosted the Roblin Raiders in a
by Lucas Beatty unassisted. Daylan Hunter was in net for single knock-out game with the winner moves on to the
the Chancellors. The boys didn’t have much of a break league consolation play-offs. The Chancellor dominated
as the next night, February 7th, the Chancellors played in this game winning 9-3. Scoring for the Chancellors
host to the Birtle Falcons. A good game played by both was Liam Bachewich x3, Owen Riffel x 3, Lucas Beatty,
teams, had the Falcons coming out on top winning 6-5. Carter Hedley and Bryden McFarlane. Assists in this
The Chancellors goals were scored by Bryden McFarlane game came from Bryden McFarlane x4, Liam Bachewich
unassisted, followed by three from Liam Bachewich on x 3, Malik McKay x2, Luke Parrot x2, and Victor Lamb x2.
passes from Austin Taylor, Lucas Beatty and Owen King- On February 21st and 22nd, the Chancellors played
don. The Chancellors rounded out the scoring with a in games to see if they would progress to the next stage of
goal from Victor Lamb, assisted by Liam Bachewich and the Provincial’s qualifier. The Chancellors played Delo-
Lucas Beatty. Daylan Hunter was between the pipes for raine/Hartney in the first game, winning 4-2, with goals
the Chancellors. from Austin Taylor, Luke Parrott and Lucas Beatty x2. As-
February 9th had the Minnedosa-Erickson Chancel- sisting those goals was Luke Gugin, Konlyn Nemetchuk
Saturday, March 7th lors hosting the Killarney/Wawanesa Raiders. The Chan- and Graham Bailey. Kaleb Kramer gets the win in net for

vs. Prince Albert Raiders


cellors were on the losing end of the game with a score of the Chancellors.
6-12. Bryden McFarlane x3, Carter Hedley, Liam Bach- With that win, the Minnedosa-Erickson Chancel-

at 7:30 p.m. ewich, and Malik McKay did the scoring for the Chancel-
lors with assists from Liam Bachewich x3, Malik McKay,
lors travelled to Killarney to play the Killarney/Wawa-
nesa Raiders on the 22nd. The Raiders were victorious
Owen Kingdon, Lucas Beatty, Bryden McFarlane x2, Jake over the Chancellors 8-4. Liam Bachewich, Lucas Beatty,
Wilman and Victor Lamb. Tanner Hanson was in net for Owen Riffel and Carter Hedley did the scoring for the
For tickets call 204-726-3555 or visit the Chancellors. Chancellors with assists coming from Modi Mazawasicu-
www.keystonecentre.com Visit the Wheat On February 12th, the Chancellors travelled to Swan na, Owen Riffel, Liam Bachewich and Bryden McFarlane.
Kings online at www.wheatkings.com River to play the Swan Valley Tigers. A physical game had Kaleb Kramer was in net for the Chancellors.
the Tigers victorious over the Chancellors 8-2. Carter The week of February 23rd has the Minnedosa-Erick-
Hedley and Owen Riffel did the scoring for the Chancel- son Chancellors playing the Hamiota Huskies in a best-
lors with assists from Luke Parrott and Victor Lamb. Tan- of-three consolation side playoff series. Stay tuned for
ner Hanson was in net for Minnedosa-Erickson. the next hockey report for the series details.
TRIBUNE DEADLINE The Chancellors played their final regular season
Tuesday at 12 Noon

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NEWDALE NEWS
SUBMITTED and Phyllis Noel (1,093) of
Newdale; 2. Tammy Baker
which we’ve all enjoyed.
If March comes in like a
fans? Having the two Man-
itoba rinks make the final
Ye O l d
T he Early Bird’s Club and Enid Clark (1,066) of “lamb”, just maybe, we’ll four made it difficult for

Trib
hosted the District Newdale ; 3. Barb Plewes have this winter aced! many of us to decide who
Cribbage Tournament and Ken Young (1,040) of And don’t forget the time to cheer for. In the final,
on February 18th in the Rivers. The ten top scoring change on March 8th! Manitoba’s Kerri Einarson
Newdale Community Hall teams from Newdale will Rita Friesen of Neepa- defeated Ontario with a
with 13 tables in play. Af- travel to Deloraine for the wa took the sermon here win of 8-7 in an extra end.
ter enjoying muffins and North/South Playoffs in on February 16th and this The Travelling Art
coffee the games began April. There will be three past Sunday, February Show opened at the Drop-
in earnest with some very other couples from New- 23rd, Neil Stohschein also In this week and it was stat-
good hands and of course dale making the trip to De- of Neepawa took our ser- ed earlier that coffee and
some not so great. Ev- loraine – Gerald Watkins vice. Neil was able to join cookies would be served
1890 – Through some bungling on the part of the Win-
nipeg telegraph offices, Mr. Meyers did not receive the
eryone took a breather as and Bill Zahaiko, Linda us for coffee and “treats” at on March 5th, that date
telegraph forward to him with notification of his father’s
they enjoyed lunch and a Baker and Barb Pedersen the Drop-In, many thanks has now changed to March
illness and death. The first intimation he had of it was
social time visiting with and Garry Tolton and Bev to Sharon. We certainly 12th. March 5th is World
through the local Tribune. He feels very much annoyed
friends from the surround- VanDamme, will be join- appreciate all the Lay Min- Day of Prayer in Newdale
as the telegraphic official’s carelessness prevented him
ing communities. Play- ing Eva Merry and Phyllis isters and Ministers who and all community ladies
from paying his last respects to his deceased parent.
ers attended from Shoal Noel. Good luck players! are willing to help our con- are cordially invited to at-
Lake, Minnedosa, Rivers, The weather this win- gregation out on Sundays tend. The Art Show will be
Sandy Lake, Hamiota and ter must be one for the during the year. spending three weeks, in- 1910 – J. Burgess advertises the new Ostermoor mat-
Newdale. Congratula- books, very few really cold Was the Scotties Tour- stead of the usual two, in tress is now available at his Main Street store for $15. The
tions to the top winners -30 days and quite a few nament exciting enough Newdale this year. ad exclaims “a sound sleep is the most vital necessity of
for the day: 1. Eva Merry more temps around zero for all you die-hard curling our existence”.

Eight Teams in Erickson Junior Bonspiel 1920 – Among the local farmers attending the Interna-
tional Harvester tractor school in Brandon are Messrs. R.
Charles, L. Strahl, P. Strahl, H. Enquist and O. Tjader.

1940 – Hundreds of Minnedosa citizens gathered


around a hole in the ice of Minnedosa Lake Saturday af-
ternoon to watch Tarzan sport in the icy waters.

1950 – The opening of the new $200,000 Minnedosa


District Hospital is set for April. It is hoped that the Pre-
mier will be in attendance.

1960 – The First Minnedosa Troop of Boy Scouts trav-


elled to Rivers Air Force Station where they were treated
to a show, a hockey game and supper by the Rivers Scout
Troop.

1970 – A huge crowd of over 3,000 people jammed the


MCI auditorium Saturday to see some 400 projects in the
Rolling River Science Fair. 14 projects from Minnedosa
students will be eligible for entry in the Western Mani-
toba Science Fair in Brandon.
Photos submitted

By KAREN MITCHELL The bonspiel was split Connor Braun, Noah Kon- Schneider from Brandon.   1980 – The Fashion House advertises its first anniver-
into two categories, con- cz, Jorja Buhr and Keegan Bonspiel organizer, sary sale with skirts, blouses and pants at $10 each, blaz-

E ight teams participated


in the annual Erickson
Junior Curling Spiel which
sisting of four rinks in the
under 12 category and four
rinks in the under 18.
Single from Plumas.
The U18 rinks each
played three, six end games
Scott Gray, is grateful for
the support received from
local businesses and vol-
ers at $15 and dresses at $20. Meanwhile, Gay-Lynn Fash-
ions offers one free dress from its winter stock with the
purchase of $60 or over of new arrivals.
was held on Saturday, Feb- The U12 rinks each in a round robin and the unteers who make this
ruary 22nd. The one-day played three, four-end winning team was Jack Ly- event happen each year. 1990 – The Minnedosa-Erickson Ambulance Board is
event has been hosted an- games in a round robin. burn, Kalen White, Jaden amongst the top for service in the province. Since tak-
nually since 1997. The winning U12 team was Coulbourne and Brogan ing over the ambulance service from Sanderson Funeral
Home in 1969, the organization has bloomed to 60 vol-

STAMPS
unteer drivers and attendants – 40 in Minnedosa and 20
in Erickson. The service is operated on an annual budget
of $84,000.

Rubber or 2010 – After a number of meetings with user groups, a


final site plan for the Minnedosa Regional Events Centre
grounds has been presented to Town Council. Included

Self-inking Dr. Derek Papegnies are baseball diamonds, soccer fields, a two-rink arena
and a future hotel.

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SKATE THE LAKE


Photo Album

Kids enjoy crokicurl on the ice in front of the Centennial Pavilion.

Photos by Darryl Holyk

All ages enjoyed hockey and curling on


the frozen surface of Minnedosa Lake.

Photo submitted by ebrandon

Games continued in a Sunday afternoon snow storm.

Skate the Lake and Rock the Lake would like to thank the following
sponsors and friends of our events
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Heritage Co-op Lakeside Septic
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RBC Minnedosa
Trent and Louise McInnes
Burton Enterprises
Minnedosa Fire Fighters
Jay Klym
Heritage Co-op
upcoming
RBC Minnedosa
CFB Shilo
Brad Kingdon Allan Hall fundraising
Tim and Tracy Kingdon Josh Bruce
Minnedosa Insurance Services Hillside Plumbing and Heating Riley Barrett announcement for
Burgess Electric Copperwood Enterprise Peter Scheuler
Prairie Mountain HVAC/R Integra Tire Chancellor Hockey Team our 2020 event
JMK Electric
Kimbroidery
Minnagro
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Firefighters Host 26th Annual Relic Run


By KAREN MITCHELL $329 in prize money. Ran- are very thankful for every-
di Sparrow was the winner one who comes out year

T he weather could not


have been more per-
fect for the 26th annual
of the 50/50 and pocketed
$450.
At the last check stop
after year, helping us raise
money for great causes.
The day saw a great turn
Relic Run - Antique Snow- of the derby members of out, with great weather
mobile Derby hosted by the Fire Department were and as always, a fun fund-
the Minnedosa Fire De- on hand to sell hot dogs raiser for the Fire Depart-
partment. Over 200 people and participants could ment. We are already look-
road the trails, filling the also be treated to home- ing forward to next years
parking lot at the beach made french fries for a event.” The Relic Derby
with trucks and trailers small donation. 24 dozen is held every year on the
from as far away as Alberta. hot dogs were sold and the third weekend of February.
Stacey Wilk, who has fries brought in a total of In addition to the der-
been travelling to the event $650 in donations which by, the Fire Department
from Lethbridge, AB for the will be forwarded to the also holds an annual an-
last ten years, took home Minnedosa Food Bank in tique snowmobile raffle.
first place winning $820. support of the Weekend This year’s snowmobile
Second place went to Lan- Food Program. was a 1972 Starcraft 340
na Biberdorf with a prize Local Fire Captain, Ja- Eliminator and the lucky
of $493 and Gary Redline son Cooper, expressed ap- winner was local resident,
received third place with preciation for the day, “We Murray Dagg. Photo by Karen Mitchell

55+ Bowling Results Bridge


Basswood News
SUBMiTTed
Results
By Zelda FirBy We welcome Ma- Gordon Kingdon who cel-

B owlers of the week of February 24th were Gladys 1st - Mel Harvey / bel Mochnacz back to ebrated a “Special Birth-

J
Murray and Russ Pettigrew. Wilf Taylor ason Galbraith has re- Minnedosa and is now a day”. Family and relatives
Other good games were Gladys Murray 175, 177, 2nd - Albert Parsons / turned home from New resident of the Care Home. surprised Gordon with a
Rosemary Hamilton 196, Jim Clark 172, Debbie Tarn 234, John Cullen Zealand where he enjoyed We wish you good days potluck dinner at the Bass-
233, Vicky Bugg 184, Doug Pettigrew 224, 207, Russ Pet- 3rd - Carol Lonsdale / a holiday and visit with ahead Mabel. wood Hall.
tigrew 171. Wilma Jones Thomas Parish. Congratulations to

ROLLING RIVER SCHOOL DIVISION


REVENUE HIGHLIGHTS 2020-2021 PROPOSED BUDGET
• Provincial Funding decreased SCHOOL DIVISION PROPERTY TAXES, SPECIAL LEVY AND MILL RATE
o Funding of School Formula (-$196,564) (-2%)
o General Support Grant (-$32,343) SOURCES OF REVENUE Property Tax 2019 Proposed 2020 % Change
o Tax Incentive Grant (-$14,673)
• Province limits Special Requirement / school tax increase to 2% Other Sources
Rolling River First Nation RRSD Special Levy $12,194,270 $12,441,199 2.0%
• Decrease in Rolling River First Nations / Non-Resident Student tuition 1% Provincial
due to enrollment changes (-$19,025) 5%
School Portioned Assessment $1,060,013,960 $1,095,121,350 3.3%
• Decrease in School of Choice Transfer fees – decreased student Finance
enrollment from other school divisions (-$12,000) Branch RRSD Mill (Tax) Rate 11.5 11.4 -1.2%
Funding
EXPENDITURE HIGHLIGHTS Rolling River In 2020, property values were reassessed by the Province of Manitoba.
(Formula)
School 38%
Rolling River School Division portioned assessment increased overall by 3.3% with
• Priority to maintain instructional programs and classroom teachers
Division specific percentage increases over the 2019 assessment as follows:
with reasonable class sizes Special Residential 2.0% Farmland 2.9% Commercial 7.8%
o Maintain (full time equivalent) instructional staff Requirement Changes in taxes payable are affected by a change in a property’s assessed value.
o Maintain instructional programs (Band, Home Economics, Industrial Arts, (Net EPTC & The reassessed values are the basis for determining property taxes.
Power Mechanics, Outdoor Education and Hockey Academy - continue no TIG) 42% The reduction in the mill rate is related to the increase in property values
parent fees for instructional programs). Other
• Priority to maintain student & program specific Educational Provincial
Assistant (EA) supports Funding % Increased in Approximate Proposed Annual RRSD School Tax
o Implement new enhanced formula for General EA support - to replace (net EPTC) assessed value $ Increase or (-Decrease) per
student specific support - for greater flexibility and less administrative 2% of property since $100,000 Assessed Property Value
procedures at school level Education Property Tax Credit (EPTC) & Tax Incentive Grant (TIG) 12% 2019
o Contingency available for General EA support Residential Farmland Commercial
• Maintain technology equipment upgrades
o High School & Grade 5-8 device to student ratio of 1:1 (2.0 % increase in (2.9 % increase in (7.8% increase in
• Maintain professional development for instructional & support staff EXPENSES BY OBJECT total assessed total assessed total assessed
• Maintain school bus replacement plan values since 2019) values since values since 2019)
• Reduce operations & programs business, travel, supplies and 2019)
services expenses
Proposed 0.0% -$6.45 -$3.73 -$9.32
REVENUE Budget Budget % Increase 2.0% $3.78
2019-2020 2020-2021 (Decrease)
2.9% $4.84
Provincial Education $9,604,612 $9,413,066 -2.0% 3.3% $10.72 $6.02 $15.05
Other Provincial
(net EPTC) $552,501 $520,158 -5.9% 7.8% $48.28
The portion of the assessed value of a property that is taxed depends on the
Ed. Prop. Tax Credit (EPTC) $2,244,224 $2,290,497
category of property.
Tax Incentive Grant (TIG) $730,946 $717,685 2.0% The percentage of the property’s assessed value that is taxed is:
Residential 45% Farmland 26% Commercial 65%
Special Requirement $10,052,682 $10,277,014
Formula to calculate your school taxes A X B X C / D where
Rolling River First Nation $1,242,700 $1,223,675 -1.5%
Other Sources $353,265 $287,100 -18.7% A = the assessed value of the property C = the mill rate
B = the portion of the assessed value that is taxed D = 1000
Total Revenue $24,780,930 $24,729,195 -0.2%
Proposed EXPENSES BY FUNCTION
EXPENDITURE Budget Budget % Increase Seniors are eligible for the
The Education Property Tax Farmland property
2019-2020 2020-2021 (Decrease) Education Property Tax
Credit (EPTC) of $700 is owners are eligible for the
Credit of $700 plus a
Regular Instruction $14,651,790 $14,640,510 -0.1% deducted from an individual’s Farmland Tax Rebate
Seniors Education Property
Student Support Services $3,255,500 $3,282,520 0.8% primary property’s residential equal to 80% of the
Tax Credit of $400 plus the
school division taxes and school property taxes
Community Education $32,275 $30,825 -4.5% Seniors School Tax.
reduces the property owner’s paid, to a maximum of
Rebate of $470.
Divisional Administration $887,385 $881,385 -0.7% taxes prior to payment. $5,000.

Instructional Support $522,860 $523,035 0.0%


10-year 5-year
Transportation $1,799,990 $1,799,200 0.0% Enrollment # Students Change Total
Average Average
Operations & Maintenance $2,973,130 $2,970,720 -0.1% 30-Sep-00 2306
Fiscal & Transfers to Capital $658,000 $601,000 -8.7% 30-Sep-05 2041 -265
Total Expenditure $24,780,930 $24,729,195 -0.2% 30-Sep-10 1835 -20
-513 -8 13
30-Sep-15 1701 -134
INVITATION TO ATTEND PUBLIC BUDGET PRESENTATION
30-Sep-18 1755 54
6:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Division Administration Office, 36 Armitage Ave. Minnedosa, MB 30-Sep-19 1793 38
To watch the presentation, click on the link on the RRSD website 30-Sep-20 (Est) 1817 24
www.rrsd.mb.ca
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HELP WANTED IN MEMORIAM


SANDY LAKE NEWS
In Loving Memory of
NORMAN WAHOSKI By DIANE BACHEWICH Dominican Republic are ter Nikole, Lance and
1935 – 2015 back home after enjoying grandson Ben of Winni-
You are always and
Forever in our hearts.
T hose attending the fu-
neral for the late Elsie
Kristalovich were Keith,
the warm weather down
there.
Those that went to
peg visiting with him and
mother Karen at the nurs-
ing home.
Rural Municipality of Minto-Odanah Janis, David, Wendy Margie and Miles of Cal- Newdale to play Crib in Some 258 snow ma-
Water Treatment Plant Operator and families. gary, Marilyn Tryhuk of the Westman Senior tour- chines along with over 300
x Montreal, Nick Kristalo- nament were Elsie Kowal- silent riders took in the
The Rural Municipality of Minto-Odanah is accepting applications for
vich of Kenora, ON, Lau- chuk Eileen Hunter, Diane Poker Derby at Horod on
a part time Water Treatment Plant Operator. This position is part-time rence, Beverly Kristalo- Bachewich, Linda Sichew- Sunday, February 23rd.
and scheduled to start immediately. Duties to include operation and NOTICES vich of Tyndale, MB and ski, Diane Lungal and Lil Winners were, from first
maintenance of a Class 1 Water Treatment Plant and Class 1 Water their daughter Karen and Kelenik. Both Diane’s, to third, Allan McDonald
Distribution System and other general duties as assigned. family of Winnipeg and Linda and Lil were chosen of Sidney, Melissa Mac-
Advertisements and
Applicant should have a Class 1 Water Treatment and Class 1 Water statements contained herein Steve Tryhuk of Winnipeg to attend the North South Quirrie of Dauphin and
Distribution Designation or be willing to obtain them. are the sole responsibility of and Shirley Kristalovich of finals in Deloraine next Layne Cleare of Dauphin.
the persons or entities that Brandon. month. Silent Riders were Chelsey
Class 5 drivers license. Be mechanically inclined. post the advertisement, and George Rush has re- Les (Chub) and Helen Ostash of Shoal Lake, Shel-
the Manitoba Community turned to his home in Van- Lewandoski, accompan- ley Fiarchuk of Sandy Lake
This opportunity will remain open until a suitable candidate is Newspaper Association and
selected. couver after enjoying some ied by Don and Pat Bobiak, and Larissa Wilson of Vird-
membership do not make
of our winter weather and have returned home from en. The 50/50 winner was
Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. any warranty as to the ac-
curacy, completeness, truth- sports. a three-week holiday to Dennis Ostash of Shoal
Please send resume: with 3 references to: fulness or reliability of such Danny Sichewski of Arizona, Mexico and Cali- Lake. A tasty beef supper
advertisements. For greater Winnipeg is spending fornia. While in Arizona followed at the Horod Hall.
R.M. of Minto-Odanah - Water Treatment Plant Operator information on advertising some time with family they visited with brother Last Sunday, Crawford
49 Main St., Box 1197, Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0 conditions, please consult the here. Ron and Julle Bachewich Park Hall hosted a very
Phone: 204-867-3282 Association’s Blanket Adver- The Drop-In Centre and with sister Laverne nice Valentine’s Tea to all
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Email: mintoodanah@wcgwave.ca site at www.mcna.com.
man Regional Carpet California. Sympathy goes out to
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we cannot guarantee publica- Some of our winter enjoyed a good old-time wandoski spent a few days
Booking for February tion, MCNA will get the infor- holidayers who have vis- country dance. in Winnipeg with son Luke
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110 Main Street South • Gravel, Topsoil
• Sales of septic tanks
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● Fencing ● Exterior ● Finishing
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ELECTRICAL FERTILIZER PLUMBING SERVICES SERVICES

Custom WAHOSKI St. Alphonsus


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Call today to book your Minnedosa,MB
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867-3831 ● Aerating & Power Raking
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GAS FITTING ● Yard Clean Up
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or
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Book this spot (48-4) HILLSIDE delivery.
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Fax (204) 857-8389
Ventilation/Air quality
Air Conditioning
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Refrigeration
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Kitchen Equipment
Call 204-867 3816 Ty Burton Commercial Gas Fitter

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Gas Fitting
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Credit Union SELF-HELP THE

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Jackson $13.88 LEAN
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Roll Off Bins
Brad Ross Law Office A.D.A.M. per
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Neepawa Library 3rd Tuesday of
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• Snow Blowing
Kim Butler
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• Handyman Services
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12 Friday, February 28, 2020 The Minnedosa Tribune

Cadurcis News
By Doreen TroTT Proud parents are Cody On Saturday, February of visiting with Ron and Keely Rose of Bran- interesting and worthwhile
and Lorette Northam of 22nd a Cadurcis landmark Jean McTavish and family don visited last week with event.

C ongratulations
Doug and Karen
to

Northam on the arrival of a


Battleford, SK.
Several members of
the McManus family were
was no more as the McTa-
vish farm house owned by
Barry McTavish was de-
and enjoying much social-
izing and laughter in that
house.
her grandparents Malcolm
and Shirley Rose.
A number attended
Sympathy to the Iron-
side family on the passing
of “Lick” Robinson.
grandson. Congratulations home for the Louis Riel molished. The house was Cathy McManus of and contributed to the an- Many people spent the
also to Don and Margaret weekend and to attend built around 1909-1910 Winnipeg visited over the nual pie auction on Sun- week watching the “Scot-
Northam on the arrival the funeral for their cousin and had seen much living. past weekend with her day in aid of the library in ties” bonspiel from Moose-
of a third great grandson. Sharon Gwyer. Many of us have memories mother, Muriel. Rapid City. This is a very jaw, SK.

*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 - $25 minimum order)
FEBRUARY 28TH - MARCH 5TH * 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

GROCERY
Kelloggs Corn Flakes/Froot Loops/Corn Pops320-440g .......$3.49 NN Pie Filling assorted......................................................... 540ml .............. $2.99
Nescafe Coffee Instant Rich Blend .........................................170g .............. $5.49 NN Tuna LT Flake/Chunk water.............................................170g .............. $1.49
Nestle Pure Life .............................. 28x500ml .......$3.99 NN Soup Condensed/Broth Canned assorted ................... 284ml .............. $0.99
Rogers White Sugar/Golden Yellow Sugar ...... 4kg/2kg .......$4.49 NN Canned Vegetables assorted.............. 398ml .......$0.99
NN Canola Oil ............................................................................. 3lt .............. $4.99 NN Beans Chick Peas/Bean Six Blend ................................ 540ml .............. $1.29
NN Mushrooms Canned assorted ....................................... 284ml .............. $1.19
NN Bath Tissue,Paper Towel ....................... 24ea,6rl .......$4.49 NN Spaghetti/Spaghettini/Elbow Macaroni .........................900g .............. $1.49
Quaker Oats Quick.....................................................................1kg .............. $2.99 NN Cheese Parmesan .............................................................250g .............. $5.49
Ocean Spray Cranberry assorted ......................................... 1.89lt .............. $3.79 NN Mac & Cheese Dinner.......................................................200g .............. $0.59
Kool Aid Liquid assorted........................................................ 48ml .............. $2.99 NN Ketchup Squeeze ................................................................. 1lt .............. $2.49
Cheetos,Smartfood White assorted............................... 245-310g .............. $3.29 NN Salad Dressing assorted ................................................ 475ml .............. $1.89
Nature Valley Crunchy/Chewy assorted........................ 130-210g .............. $2.59 NN Vinegar White CP ................................................................. 4lt .............. $2.49
BC Fruit by the Foot/Gushers assorted ......................... 128-138g .............. $2.59 NN Foil 50FT ..............................................................................1ea .............. $1.99
Shake N Bake assorted .................................................... 140-184g .............. $2.59 NN Sandwich Bags Resealable .............................................100ea .............. $2.49
Heinz Baked Beans,Pasta Canned assorted ...................... 398ml .............. $1.29 NN Household Cleanser .........................................................400g .............. $0.99
NN Pancake Mix Old Fashioned or Syrup Table ..................905g .............. $1.99 NN Toilet Bowl Cleaner Fresh Scent ................................... 710ml .............. $2.99
NN Peanut Butter assorted .......................................................1kg .............. $3.99 NN Antibacterial Cleaner Lemon/Original ........................... 1.2lt .............. $2.99
NN Liquid Honey ....................................................................500g .............. $4.49 NN Hand Dish Liquid Lemon ............................................. 950ml .............. $1.99
NN Decafe Instant ..................................................................150g .............. $3.99 NN Fabric Softner Sheets Mountain Fresh ............................80sh .............. $2.99
NN Medium Roast Coffee/Decafe.........................................925g .............. $9.99 NN Cat Food assorted .............................................................156g .............. $0.69
NN Coffee Whitener or #2 Coffee Whitener .............. 450g-100ea .............. $2.99 NN Cat Food Dry 3 Flavour/Balanced Nutrition ....................8kg ............ $14.99
NN Hot Chocolate Instant CP................................................1.8kg .............. $9.99 NN Clump Cat Litter assorted ................................................18kg .............. $8.99
NN Hot Chocolate mix or Chocolate Syrup...............500g-700ml .............. $2.99 NN Dog Food Dry Balanced Nutrition.....................................8kg ............ $12.99
NN Evaporated Milk assorted.............................................. 354ml .............. $1.49 NN Dog Food assorted ............................................................624g .............. $1.79
NN Skim Milk Powder .............................................................500g .............. $5.99 Becel Margarine assorted .......................................................907g .............. $4.99
NN Ice Cream Cup.....................................................................1ea .............. $1.49
NN Cookies Striped Shortbread/Caramel Coconut ..... 198-368g .............. $2.49 Parkay Margarine vegetable oil/Quarters 1.28-1.36kg .......$3.99
Danone Activia ST Srawberry/Vanilla ...................................100g .............. $3.99
NN Crème Cookies or Oatmeal Cookies assorted......907g .......$3.29 Formost Yogurt assorted ........................................................650g .............. $1.79
NN Soda Crackers Salted/Unsalted .......................................454g .............. $2.29 NN Cream Cheese Brick .........................................................250g .............. $2.99
NN Peanuts Blanched Salted/BBQ ........................................500g .............. $2.69 NN Cottage Cheese 2%............................................................500g .............. $2.79
NN Pudding cups,NN Rice Crackers assorted ............ 99g-100g .............. $0.99 NN PRO Slices or Nature Marble assorted............................500g .............. $3.99
NN Fruit Bowls assorted ...................................................... 107ml .............. $2.49 NN Bar Cheddar assorted ......................................................200g .............. $3.29
NN All Purpose Flour .............................................................2.5kg .............. $3.59 NN Juice Orange ................................................................... 1.75lt .............. $2.79
NN Lard, NN Graham Crumbs ..................................... 454g-600g .............. $2.49
NN Cake Mix or Frosting assorted.........................................468g .............. $1.89

FROZEN FOODS MEATS


NN Regular Bacon ................................................................. 500gr ............. $4.29
FM Coffee Cake Cinnamon ....................................................850g ............. $6.99
PC Pizza Crust Thin/Thick ......................................................300g ............. $2.49 NN Pepperoni or Salami Chub ............................................. 500gr ............. $4.39
NN Waffles assorted ................................................................280g ............. $1.99 NN Wieners ..............................................................................450g ............. $2.69
NN Ice Cream Bars/Sandwiches assorted ........................... 60ML ............. $8.99 PC Chicken Wing W Sauce assorted .....................................907g ........... $13.99
NN Frozen Vegetables assorted..............................................750g ............. $1.99 Chicken Drumstick Fresh ........................................................................ $1.89/lb
NN Fries assorted ..................................... 1Kg ...... $1.89 Outside Round Beef Roast ...................................................................... $4.59/lb
Top Sirloin Beef Steak............................................................................... $5.29/lb

PRODUCE
Porkloin Chop Rib or Sirloin End.................... $2.49/lb

Green,Red Grapes ............................................. $2.59/lb


Broccoli .....................................................................................................$2.49/ea
OPEN 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM, 7 DAYS A WEEK •
FM Carrots 2lb,Onion 3lb ............................................................................. $1.79
FM Mcintosh Apples 3lb ............................................................................... $4.49
70 Main Street South, Minnedosa 867-2821
FM Grape Tomato.................................................................. 255gr ........ $2.29/lb ALL PRICES ARE PLUS GST, PST & OTHER LEVIES WHERE APPLICABLE
PC Potatoes Mini Gems Yellow,Red,Mixed ......................... 960gr ............. $2.99 *WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES