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   Stonewall Interlake Spectator (Newspaper) - August 11, 1982, Stonewall, Manitoba                                Vokim 9 Number 32 August 1982 Published by INTERUKE PUBUSHING ROC 2ZO TdaphoM 14004424403 GIMLI OFFICE Comer 2nd Centre Open Tuesday thru Friday PhoM 6424541 or 6424542 In contact In Winnipeg contact Gardar Gardarsson Dorothy Torfason Phone 18004420403 Phone 3893125 on Then wasnt even room for fishfly as thousands of people jammed the Qimli harbor viewing the buying handicrafts orgrabb ing a fish Thm ferfp thmtghmtt fftf frttr tftty air Frrtemfrnr itmf OtTft dians paid tribute to ctub S jii org Fair Days begins with a big splash ByLorneRdmer The Icelandic River was the scene of Arborg Fairs Friday night festivities August Both sides of the river were covered with people who had come to view and participate in the often hilarious TugOWar The Canoe and Raft races took place earlier with nobody managing to go over the When dark fell a half hour spectacular fireworks display lit the sky and at the street dance nobody except the mosquitoes seemed to mind when a soft rain fell on the dancers throughout the hot The next two days of the Ar borg and District Agricultural Society Fair Days began with a Pancake Breakfast for those not too tired from the dancing the night This was followed by the parade and the featured events of the day including a horse show and heavy horse stage Trade Pig airplane and Agricultural and Homecraft A Barbecue was held at and another dance began at On the main scheduled event was the Tractor Because of newspaper coverage for the Satur day and Sunday activities will be included in next weeks Interlake Taking the mens championship at Friday nights TugOWar for another year was the Geysir It wasnt quite as tough as last said one team Brag Se Who decides who gets to be first in line Participants at the Arborg Fairs TugOWar competitions across the Icelandic River wen having a gnat time even if they got a little wet at times like the one pictured above from the Trainees More pictures Inside cond and third prize winners were the Finns and the Trainees respec Learning the ropes for the first the Trainees who are from various parts of Europe working on local farms for the were really getting into it occa sionally right to the neck in the marshy waters of the The Health Nuts took the womens first prize in the TugO War and the team took se Five minutes were chopped off last years canoe according to Heather First place in the mile event went to Lyle Loewen and Einar Johanneson at se cond to Ralph Loewen and Dave Farsin at third to Robert Martin and Raymond Sigurdson at The Barry Sigurdson team with Ardith Kristjanson and Heather McBey won the raft race with the same one used at Gimli the weekend Dennis Lake problems unresolved ByRandyTumer The Dennis Lake drainage pro blem that has plagued the areas hay farmers for the last 30 years has yet to be and Reeve Halabura is beginning to feel the In an to solve the drainage problems in the LCD of Halaburas council raised taxes 27 But the water that the tax payers have paid to have drained is still sitting in their Its like a said Halabura in a recent Ive budgeted for of drainage but only worth has been I am under I have to show that there is work being done Minister of Natural Al Mackling visited the Dennis Lake site July to discuss drainage alternatives with The Reeve says the government is definitely not ig noring the problem and is looking at ways of solving at the same his patience is wearing Theyve passed the buck for 30 years and its time they stopped and did something with the situa said Halabura in reference to provincial The most important thing is the balancing and stabilization of the Right now it said Dennis which has an in but no has been a cons tant source of grievance for area farmers since At that five culvert pipes were inserted in the newly constructed Since water from nearby Fish Lake has been drawn through the culverts into Dennis Lake and constantly increasing the water around Dennis Lake has since been lost because of The problem of drainage is worse than roads in our said Its not that we dont want to do the job we cant get the Water Services Department to service our re They say they are short The recent tax increase placed on LGD has made the job of solving area drainage pro blems that much more ac cording to If we dont get the work it almost comes to the point of giving the tax dollars back to the Its just not fair to said the Nick Deputy Minister of Natural says he is aware of the drainage problems facing Armstrong area But he does not believe that the cause of the problem is a lack of survey The problem is a shortage of capital development said when contacted by Its simply a matter of there being more projects than there is Our commitment is to study alternatives to solving the pro When told of Halaburas Carter was un Seepages   

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