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Portage La Prairie Central Plains Herald Leader (Newspaper) - August 26, 2006, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba
Central Plains world rim ism for info Call Kitti Mclean 204-856-3 704 17127 01/03/2007 legislative Library 200 Vaughan St suite too Winnipeg my r3c 1t5 eager opportunities Jim of Quot i hands for humanity Portage quilters donate time to Sil warmth around the world to Page 13 Portage la Prairie news saturday August 26, 2006 i Xii ill or i Tiv Tii \ a u a 0m up. I mho Iii a Ruckl j Irani in the ii or a it Hiss i ill �777 Mil frees i 877 745 8777 year 18 no. 9 Happy harvesters Central Plains Farmers eager to reap what they have sown 2 Reeve makes bid to replace Cummings sports Bailey fitting in Well at next level Macdonald cowgirl makes scintillating debut in senior Rodeo 14 Portage la Prairie 5 Oakville Elie 6 Gladstone 7,8 Macgregor Austin 9, to by Jason Krausert Central Plains Herald Leader the Reeve of Rural municipality of westbound wants to make the jump to provincial politics. On aug. 18, Reeve de Stroeder announced he plans to seek the progressive conservative party nomination in the Riding of Ste. Rose following incumbent la Glen Cummings decision to retire from politics. Stroeder 53, said he decided to run after receiving encouragement from several supporters. Quot i would really consider it an honour to be part of a team that wants to tackle some of the issues facing Manitoba and Rural Manitoba specifically Quot he said on aug. 18. Stroeder has been Reeve of pm of westbound since 1998. While there Are several issues Stroeder believes Are important his first priority at this Point is to secure toe nomination. Quot i have to demonstrate to people that i have the skills necessary to represent them in an effective manner Quot Stroeder said. No Date had been set for a nomination meeting As of thursday. If nominated Stroeder wants to work on a variety of issues. He wants recent provincial Job cuts in Neepawa and Gladstone reversed. The cuts were announced earlier this year As part of a provincial services centralization initiative. The cuts involved transferring approximately 19 ministry of transportation positions from Neepawa and Minnedosa to Portage la Prairie. Also affected were four water stewardship jobs that went from Gladstone to Neepawa a. Stroeder also wants to see a provincial flood Protection program established. He added health care is a critical Issue for the Riding. He said there is a need to develop adequate personal care facilities As Well As to address a looming doctor shortage in the Riding especially in Neepawa. Quot we have to make sure that programs Are in place to not Only attract doctors to our area but to make sure that they stay Here and maybe that Means increasing the level of service Quot Stroeder said. He also wants to see improvements made to transportation infrastructure in the Riding. Stroeder decided to seek the pc party nomination after Cummings announced on aug. 16 he will not run in the next election which is expected within the next 12 months. Cummings believes the tories stand a Good Chance of winning the election so he Felt it was in the party s Best interest for him to leave sooner rather than later. Quot it s very easy to make a change when the party is on the upswing Quot the 20-year Veteran la said on aug. 18. He also wants to spend More time doing things he enjoys such As farming near Neepawa and other recreational activities. Quot when i went into a Job like this i certainly went into it with enthusiasm and dedication but sometimes that Means that you Don t take time to do some of the other things in life that you would like to do Quot said Cummings who was first elected to the Manitoba legislature in 1986. A see Veteran. Page2 Fawn Krausert Central Plains Herald eader threshing demo Keith Munro of Portage la Prairie helps demonstrate traditional threshing techniques during heritage Day at Portage la Prairie s fort la Reine museum on aug. 19. Munro estimates the Thresher dates Back to the 1930s. $1 of. Includes tax 2006 rav4 redesigned with More of everything full a Fri Cliency built available in 4 or 6 cylinders into by Toyota Lees for 353 month lease based on 48 myths Pius taxes $4 469 of Down of equivalent Trade rebutted financing based on a 3 Yea term see dealer Tor details it vow Toyota 2006 t0y0tath0n Days run in. Drive out Portage Toyota Highway 1a West a 857-7874 of 1-888-481-9915de Atef 0561 open 8 to 6 weekdays amp saturday from 9 to 5 Toyota Bensil Balei i Portage Toyota Caie Teehee never to
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