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Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - April 15, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba Bob Sangster named Family Physician of the Year The Manitoba Family Physician of the Year Award was presented to Robert Sangster on April This honour is awarded by the Manitoba Chapter of the College of Family Physicians of Canada to a member who exemplifies the ideals of family The remarkable impact Sangster has had on his local community is an indication of the quality care his patients commented Alan President of the Manitoba Sangster provides continuing care for all members of the from newborns to the He provides comprehensive coverage for his patients including emergency and Reinstated Agricultural Home Economic Services have been reinstated in the Boissevain The new Home EC is Cathey Day who has previously worked in Hamiota and Shoal Lake over the past seven Whoops Whoops I Please do not blame the excellent staff of The I wrote when the actual figure for the Cancer Society daffodils was This is the most money I have ever collected for the sale of daffodils Irene Cramer May 1st The date for the Walking Tour of Baldur is May 1st and not May 8th as submitted in the Heritage Historical meeting The Belmont Histor ical Society will meet April 17 at in the Club Everyone is urged to Reminder The Baldur Mens Curling Club Annual Meeting will be held April Supper at 7 meeting to HAVE YOU PAID YOUR SUBSCRIPTION Bob inpatient hospital coverage and community based as he is is respected for his quiet confidence and compassion by patients and colleagues Staff at the Baldur District Hospital are particularly appreciative of his holistic approach to patient As is the case with most rural family Sangster is extremely concerned about the future of health care in rural His uncertainty about the future delivery of medical services to his patients is not Sangster believes that it is this uncertainty which is keeping newly graduated family doctors from rural Sangster has demonstrated his commitment to the College and doctors in training through his involvement in the annual Certification in Family Medicine He has been an Examiner and Assistant Coordinator of these exams for some With his extensive experience in Northern and remote Sangster is a graduate of the University of Manitoba whose service to the residents of Manitoba has set an example to all family Sangster was bom and educated in His undergraduate degree in Science is from the University of Winnipeg and he graduated with an from the University of Manitoba in He spent 3 years in Gypsumville in the Canadian Armed Forces before working in Fort Sangster also spent 5 years as a flyin doctor in the Island Lake area of Northern Manitoba before settling down in He Is a member of the South Westman Rural Education Program and became the District Chairperson in He Is also a member of the Westman Area Standards Committee and is the Chief of Staff of the Baldur Health Sangster is married to Gail and together they have 3 He enjoys golfing and curling in Baldur and restores old cars including his 1968 Gail and Bob live in a beautiful log home on the south side of Oak Creek in Baldur which he The community congratulates Bob and are certainly proud of his much deserved Serving the Towns of Ninette Surrounding Areas 100 15 April 1997 Sue per copy White Feather Farms has Eggcellent Showing at Royal Manitoba Winter Fair by Giselle Lussier Staff Reporter White Feather Farms which is owned and operated by Craig and Carolyn Ramage of Baldur had an excellent showing at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair during the week of March 31 April Craig once again won the Grand Aggregate Trophy second year in a row and also received the Grand Champion Trophy for the third but ten year old daughter Whittney also had her moment in the spotlite as she walked away with the junior Farmer Championship A question that may come to mind is how is an egg what makes one so different from another During a recent visit to White Feather Farms Craig explained the procedure and what will bring in the most points for an judges grade the eggs according to air cells and Continued on page 2 Some of those prize winning Even the Cows want to move down south by Giselle Lussier Staff Reporter While most of you were enveloped by the warmth of your home during the untimely Storm of the Lawrence and Joyce Gagnons 15 cows that were put out to pasture decided they had enough and moved It was on the afternoon of April that the Gagnons called to inform them of the cows that were heading in the southerly direction who could blame During a recent telephone interview Joyce They really must have been moving at a good pace as we found the first four shortly after the phone call five and a half miles The search party was made up of which found their way to spots that would have been impossible for regular vehicles to travel The Gagnons also called CKLQ radio station in hopes that someone would spot anxiously wandering We found nine other cows in a pasture six and a half miles It was a good thing we had snowmobiles or we never would have spotted them wandering along the added The two stray cows remaining to be found are a mystery to the We had resigned ourselves to never seeing two of the cows when they suddenly appeared out of said How the two cows found their way home Is a Maybe it isnt that bad here after all Although the Gagnons had a happy ending to their story the same can not be said for Maurice Desrochers of Mariapolis who unfortunately lost one cow and 15 calves during the When the gusting wind tore a piece of tin from the cattle shelter it caused the raging storm to exercise its wrath inside the The fierce wind spooked the cattle and caused them to trample one cow and 15 Maurice In all my years of farming I have never seen anything like this or had such a It really is a but what can you do ;