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Legumex Walker plant changes duties

07/29/2014 9:20 AM

There are no longer any employees based out of the Legumex Walker plant in St Jean Baptiste.

As part of a restructuring process that occurred several months ago, the speciality crop processing and export firm has revised its St Jean plant ......

  • Riding to remember

    Friesen Drillers co-owner John Friesen was honored on Tuesday morning by fellow motorcycle riders who departed the family business on Highway 12 North shortly after 10 a.m. in a procession towards Friesen's funeral service at Southland Church. Friesen died last week after a motorcycle accident in Saskatchewan.
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    Friesen Drillers co-owner John Friesen was honored on Tuesday morning by fellow motorcycle riders who departed the family business on Highway 12 North shortly after 10 a.m. in a procession towards Friesen's funeral service at Southland Church. Friesen died last week after a motorcycle accident in Saskatchewan.

  • Marchand rides

    Melissa Lutz rounds the corner during the ladies barrel racing portion of the Marchand Ranch Rodeo on Sunday. Several events, including steer mugging, goat tying and wild cow milking, were held on both weekend afternoons.
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    Melissa Lutz rounds the corner during the ladies barrel racing portion of the Marchand Ranch Rodeo on Sunday. Several events, including steer mugging, goat tying and wild cow milking, were held on both weekend afternoons.

  • COPP watching speeds

    Speeds are clocked on Park Road in Steinbach as volunteers for Citizens On Patrol Program monitor the data. This is part of the Community Speed Watch Program aimed at getting motorists to ease off the gas pedal and pay more attention to the road. The equipment was effective in getting motorists to really slow down Wednesday afternoon on a stretch of road RCMP report as a troubling area for speeding.
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    Speeds are clocked on Park Road in Steinbach as volunteers for Citizens On Patrol Program monitor the data. This is part of the Community Speed Watch Program aimed at getting motorists to ease off the gas pedal and pay more attention to the road. The equipment was effective in getting motorists to really slow down Wednesday afternoon on a stretch of road RCMP report as a troubling area for speeding.

  • A tree over troubled waters

    There is a lot of activity these days at the E.A. Friesen Park in Steinbach. Along with construction crews working hard on the new splash park, city crews took time to clear out dead trees. Despite all the activity and noise outside, the inside of the library continues to have a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere.
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    There is a lot of activity these days at the E.A. Friesen Park in Steinbach. Along with construction crews working hard on the new splash park, city crews took time to clear out dead trees. Despite all the activity and noise outside, the inside of the library continues to have a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere.

  • Crashing into Monday

    One man was taken to hospital following a two vehicle crash Monday morning on Highway 52 West at Industrial Road in Steinbach. Emergency crews were called shortly after 10 a.m. when a car drove off the Petro Canada parking lot and crossed into a westbound truck, said RCMP. The female driver of the truck was checked at the scene by paramedics and released. Police are continuing to investigate.
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    One man was taken to hospital following a two vehicle crash Monday morning on Highway 52 West at Industrial Road in Steinbach. Emergency crews were called shortly after 10 a.m. when a car drove off the Petro Canada parking lot and crossed into a westbound truck, said RCMP. The female driver of the truck was checked at the scene by paramedics and released. Police are continuing to investigate.

  • Funding for fun

    Ren De Moissac, chief operations officer and Marcella Lemoine, CSR at BSI Insurance present a cheque to Melissa Beaulieu, Danielle Robert, Melisa Routhier and Stéphanie Bissonette-Robin of Parc Belle Rivière Playground Committee. BSI has donated $3,000 for the purchase and construction of equipment for the new playground in Ste Agathe in the south east corner of Belle Rivière Estates. Currently $35,000 has been raised towards the $65,000 goal.
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    Ren De Moissac, chief operations officer and Marcella Lemoine, CSR at BSI Insurance present a cheque to Melissa Beaulieu, Danielle Robert, Melisa Routhier and Stéphanie Bissonette-Robin of Parc Belle Rivière Playground Committee. BSI has donated $3,000 for the purchase and construction of equipment for the new playground in Ste Agathe in the south east corner of Belle Rivière Estates. Currently $35,000 has been raised towards the $65,000 goal.

  • Liberals paint Anola red

    Anola's most well-known Liberals united once again in Howden on Monday for the Provencher Liberal nomination meeting. Manitoba provincial party leader Rana Bokhari, who was born and raised in Anola, was one of the three official nominators to speak in support of Hayward, who now lives in the community.
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    Anola's most well-known Liberals united once again in Howden on Monday for the Provencher Liberal nomination meeting. Manitoba provincial party leader Rana Bokhari, who was born and raised in Anola, was one of the three official nominators to speak in support of Hayward, who now lives in the community.

  • Colourful return

    Dancers at the Gardenton Ukrainian Festival entertain crowds under sunny skies on Saturday afternoon in Gardenton. The festival, which returned after a one year hiatus, was once again a showcase of talented performers who helped celebrate Ukrainian culture.
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    Dancers at the Gardenton Ukrainian Festival entertain crowds under sunny skies on Saturday afternoon in Gardenton. The festival, which returned after a one year hiatus, was once again a showcase of talented performers who helped celebrate Ukrainian culture.

  • Double trouble

    RCMP and RM of Tache firefighters survey the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Provincial Road 206, just south the Trans-Canada Highway on Friday night. Emergency crews were called to the scene around 10 p.m where two pick-up trucks, travelling in opposite directions, collided. Several RCMP members from area detachments were partnering to target drunk drivers on Friday night. St Pierre RCMP Cpl. Paul Manaigre told The Carillon at the scene that early investigation indicates both drivers were driving while impaired. One driver was taken to hospital for observation. The other driver and three passengers were treated on the scene and released. Manaigre said RCMP would continue to target drunk drivers throughout the weekend.
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    RCMP and RM of Tache firefighters survey the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Provincial Road 206, just south the Trans-Canada Highway on Friday night. Emergency crews were called to the scene around 10 p.m where two pick-up trucks, travelling in opposite directions, collided. Several RCMP members from area detachments were partnering to target drunk drivers on Friday night. St Pierre RCMP Cpl. Paul Manaigre told The Carillon at the scene that early investigation indicates both drivers were driving while impaired. One driver was taken to hospital for observation. The other driver and three passengers were treated on the scene and released. Manaigre said RCMP would continue to target drunk drivers throughout the weekend.

  • Warning signs

    B'Elanna Piasta and her dad, Barry, of Dog Adoption MB have teamed up with paramedic Katie Powell, President of Save a Dog Network Canada, to promote the installation of signs that will encourage motorists to avoid leaving dogs in their vehicle. Pick up the paper issue of The Carillon this week for more on this story.
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    B'Elanna Piasta and her dad, Barry, of Dog Adoption MB have teamed up with paramedic Katie Powell, President of Save a Dog Network Canada, to promote the installation of signs that will encourage motorists to avoid leaving dogs in their vehicle. Pick up the paper issue of The Carillon this week for more on this story.

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