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   Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - February 25, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba                                Turtle Mountain approved for over million in highway construction projects The 19971998 provincial highway construction program has been with three projects worth over million approved for the Turtle Mountain announced area MLA Mervin These three projects will bring improved safety and accessibility to area leading to the overall continued improvement of Manitobas said I am Offer to purchase Alberta Wheat Pool and Manitoba Pool Elevators have announced their intention to make a cash offer to purchase all of the outstanding limited voting common shares and associated right of United Grain Growers Limited for per Warning The Ninette Pelican Lake Development and Tiger Hills Game Fish wish to warn everyone that aeration equipment is in operation near the Pelican Lake Yacht You are advised to stay outside the warning Slippery streets The changing weather over the past couple of weeks have seen streets and roads in area towns become extremely Caution is advised when walking or Full entry The Baldur Ladies Bonspiel will get underway this weekend with an entry of 26 The banquet and entertainment will take place in the hall on Saturday The Community Kitchen at the rink will be in operation One thing in favor of death over taxes death doesnt get worse every time lawmakers 01 O t O 0 c Q Q CD D 5 CO O H pleased our government has been able to approve these valuable Projects approved for the Turtle Mountain constituency A new bridge will be constructed on PTH 3 at Badger The estimated cost of this project Is A kilometres section of PTH 3 from PTH 10 to PR 346 will receive a bituminous payment The estimated cost of this project is million The deck of the Log Cabin weigh scale on PTH 10 needs The estimated cost of this project Is A bituminous pavement surfacing project will be conducted along a kilometre section of PTH This which extends from the north junction of PTH 3 to the north limit of the Town of has an estimated cost of NURSING SCHOLARSHIP WINNER Michelle Wytinck of Lawrence and Christine of Cypress River and who is in her 2nd year of Nursing at Brandon was presented with a scholarship by Doris Heaver representing the Baldur Hospital Board and Linda WarrenerysiMKaaaatina the Baldur Hospital nurses Serving the Towns of Ninette Surrounding Areas 100 8 February 1997 50c per copy Property assessment underway in Manitoba Property reassessment for the 1998 tax year is now underway across the province as part of the Assessment Reform initiative first introduced in 1990 to Improve the fairness of how property is assessed and taxed in Rural Development Minister Len Derkach announced Property assessment notices will be distributed to over households and businesses throughout rural beginning in mid February and continuing through to Derkach As part of our commitment to customer assessment notices for the first time are being mailed well in advance of the 1998 tax year to give property owners more time to understand and review their assessment with an Properties are reassessed to ensure they keep pace with changing market Because property taxes are paid according to the value of updating assessments regularly is one way to ensure all property owners are paying their fair While frequent reassessments are necessary to keep Manitobas property tax system fair and Continued on page 8 Killarney report Over the past week 12 new files were opened in what was a relatively quiet On the 17th a Criminal Records check was done for a Killarney resident for work On the 18th we were requested to assist Souris in the investigation of a business Enter and Theft in On the 19th members responded to an alarm at a local banking establishment which later turned out to be a false On the 22nd members responded to a 911 call concerning a possible drug Police and ambulance attended and the subject was taken to the hospital and later Also on the 22nd members responded west of Killarney to a report of an erratic dangerous driving Investigation revealed driver of the vehicle was having trouble staying in the proper lane due to blowing snow and the sun being in the distracting the On the 21st we were requested by the parents of a youth to assist in getting the youth to go We strongly suggest kids think about their actions as in most cases the grass is not greener on the other side of the Members also issued a Permit to Transport a Restricted Weapon this There was also a further request by Child ac Family Services to do a Criminal Records check on an individual for employment Members will be attending Dunrea School this week to participate in the I Love to Read Week Also this week members again had the unfortunate task of attending yet another sudden death In Our condolences to the A REAL MYSTERY Bev Stepherson was the person behind the mask and costume at the Baldur Carnival last Grant Shewfelt was the final winner after those guessing her name were placed in a NOTICE TO BALDUR AREA RESIDENTS Please fill out your feasibility study questionnaire as honestly and reaUstlcly as Eacji household gets one questionnaire showing their personal and business If you are in charge of banking for someone or are the treasurer for an please answer for them as If you did not get a and you want one please pick one up at the of Argyle It is not the intention of the committee to leave anyone Once return it In the postage paid envelope by this February Any forms mailed after that will not be included in the Baldur Economic Development Committee   

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