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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - July 6, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba A4 BRANDON July 2002 IN BRIEF Police recover stolen vehicle A stolen car was recovered during a traffic stop early yes terday morning before the owner even noticed it was miss Dakota Ojibway police stopped a vehicle for speeding in Sioux Valley at about 2 yesterday but the three occu pants of the car fled the according to Brandon Police discovered later that morning the 1989 Pontiac Bonneville had been taken from the 300 block of 34th Street in No arrests have been ISniek taken from card lock station A car was reported stolen from the Esso card lock station along the TransCanada Highway outside Brandon Police report the owner had parked his car there early Wednesday morning and found it gone when he returned from The vehicle is a blue 1987 Buick Regal with Manitoba licence plate number DKG Portage facility gets provincial funding The Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute is getting a boost from the The Portage la Prairiebased facility will receive over in the next The institute has been test evaluating and developing farm equipment since Information provided by the institute plays an important role in the delivery of regional extension Brandon Sun Hydro applies for rate decrease WINNIPEG Hydro has applied to the Public Utilities Board for a natural gas rate If the per cent drop would take effect 1 and drop a typical resi dential customers annual bill by Nonresidential customers would see a decrease of between and per depending on their rate classifi cation and con Manitoba Hydro says the application is the result of lower market costs for natural Spokesman Bob Brennan said the new rate would remain in effect until at least PHOTO COURTESY OF JAMMIE SHAW Local police were out yesterday afternoon near Aberdeen Avenue and First Street helping to control traffic while a half dozen horses made their way back Horses escape from roam around briefly in city Brandon Police were horsing around yesterday Members were out near Aberdeen Avenue and First Street helping to control traffic while about six horses made their way back Greg Anderson says the horses escaped from a nearby farm through a hole in the Jammie of Killarney was riding in a car with her hometown friend Molli when they came across the horses on Second Street at Richmond There were six animals and they did nt have reins or saddles or she 1 saw the horses go by in front of us and Those horses arent attached to No one was with she I was saying Why are those horses running around by themselves They followed the horses for a moment and then saw children with a stroller run ning away from We were trying to decide should we call the cops or professional cowboys The women in the car started looking for somebody when they saw them again with a police cruiser I what is he going to do So they turned around to head the horses off at the pass going around the block where they parked in front to take Shaw says she is used to seeing such animals in but not running around in So we were a bit The police car following the horses and was later joined by other police Shaw That is when they left the Sun Loonie ends week at US TORONTO Bargain hunters relieved that the United States got through Independence Day without a terrorist attack drove the Dow Jones industrial average yesterday to its biggest oneday advance since The benchmark Toronto index and the techintensive Nasdaq also made solid albeit on attenuated volume during an abbreviated session on Wall Streets bluechip index soared points to for a gain this week of or per The Canadian dollar strengthened thanks to a solid domestic employment report showing the jobless rate dropped twotenths of a percentage point in June to per The loonie closed up cent at cents off cent for the Press 2002 Chartered Accountants Scholarships Leah Chellew Sturgeon Creek Collegiate Melissa Kasian Miles Macdonnell Collegiate Jaimee Rempel Garden Valley Collegiate Angela Romeo Shaftesbury High School Tl hi Institute ol Chartered Accountants is pleased to announce that Leah Melissa Jaimee and Angela Romeo are the 2002 recipients of the Chartered Accountants These lour young who will each receive were chosen from over 200 high schools across the bach displayed high scholastic achievement together with outstanding accomplishments in and community In they have all indicated they will he continuing their education at a Manitoba university and they intend to enter the A profession upon completion ol their The Institute congratulates and Angela and wishes them every success in their future Officials search for dogs owners BY KYLA DUNCAN Brandon Sun Hope is looking for her The collie mix dog was found a week ago with maggotinfested wounds around her neck by a Brandonarea dairy If that guy didnt find she would have suffered an ugly says Tracy shelter manager at Brandon Humane She had to have been gone for a while to have those She was just a a temporary is a 13year old female dog who was found just out side of Brandon a week ago still wearing her collar and dragging her That makes people wonder about the She just looked like she had a broken But shes so Knickle Hope is now recovering from her wounds at the Brandon Hills Veterinary A technician with the clinic says Hope is back to health and finishing off the last of her Knickle says shes hoping the owners will recognize Hope and come and get I know people drop off animals all the but the thing that bothers us about this one is that she had a leash on People who are going to let their dogs go arent going to leave a leash Knickle If the Humane Society is also hoping a bighearted person will take Hope COLIN SUN Michelle Gunderson shows Hope the dog at Brandon Hills Veterinary Clinic yesterday Whether shes 13 and unadoptable or not that doesnt mean we cant fix her up and at least give her the Knickle She wouldnt be a huge commitment shes really sweet and very docile and I was hoping we could find a home for For more information on call the Brandon Humane Society at 728 Winds rip through Saskatchewan SASKATOON Saskatchewan resi dents kept their eyes on the sky yesterday as strong winds ripped through the province and tornado reports came from two Environment Canada satellites and radar detected a line of storms from west of Saskatoon to west of Prince Albert and issued severe thunderstorm watches for more than a dozen Peasized hail accompanied the destructive A tornado apparently touched down briefly just before 1 about 25 kilome tres northeast of destroying a barn and a shed and damaging some said meteorologist Dan He said the tornado report came in from a concerned member of the around another torna do was this time about three kilometres south of The twister was spotted by a pilot flying over the Randy who lives on a farm four kilometres south of was at home with his three children when the storm began to He said he first noticed a flurry of dust that moved from the west toward his Next he saw swirling clouds that were very very rapidly Canadian Press Average yard cost For her from With Happy Anniversary JEWELLERS The Diamond Centre Shoppers Mall 7254367 Strength Beyond Numbers Congratulations Chris Baker Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School Blaine Maksymetz Neelin High School Ryan Arran Vincent Massey Collegiate Congratulations to Blaine and Ryan of who each received the Westman Communications Group WCG High School WCGs scholarship program is available to 30 high schools in western This is in addition to WCGs Cable in the Classroom initiative and its scholarships to Brandon University and Assiniboine Community Westman Communications Group is proud of its commitment to the communities it WESTMAN COMMUNICATIONS GROUP 1906 Park Brandon MB R7B OR9 [email protected] INTRODUCING Although Bruce Gullett is not a new face in Brandons Rice Financial it is time to reintroduce him to Bruce a native of Wawancsa attended Brandon He spent ten years as a branch manager with Trans Canada Credit at several locations in Western Bruce also spent 15 years in sales and management in agricultural With 11 years experience in insurance and financial Bruce has attained the professional designations of CFP and Bruce has served as President of CAIFA Canadian Association of Insurance Financial Advisors Westman from 1996 to He has been a councilor for the village of Wawancsa since 1999 and has been Chairman of Whcatbclt Community Futures since Bruce was a member of Team Canada at the World Amateur Baseball Championships in Nicaragua in Bruce and his wife Sandi live in Rice Financial is one of Canadas largest independent and fullyintegrated financial services companies representing financial institutions from across Services and products offered include guaranteed investments mutual strip life and disability wealth retirement planning and employee Bruce CHFC Rice Financial GROUP INC PHONE 7293400 ;