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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Busy Saturday for recent round of King of the Pull competitions in Elora
    16pts Michelle Rae Gary Rae Drayton JD 7930 15pts Rick Roubos Moorefield JD 7730 14pts Arjen Falkena Falkena Farms Arthur JD 7810 14pts Brian Martin Floradale Fendt 926 12pts Kevin Overgaauw Orangeville Fendt 820 12pts Larry Schill Lardeb Farms Alma JD 7820 11pts Adam Stanley Waterloo CIH Puma 225 11pts Matt Dirksen Henk Dirksen Alma NH T7060 10pts Dave Overgaauw Orangeville Fendt 714 10pts George Isreal West Montrose JD 6030 10pts Kyle Bossence Arthur NH T7030 9pts Todd Fraser Elora MF 7490 7pts Tom Schuurmans Coopon Flora Floradale JD 7630 6pts Jeff Koster Moorefield D 8100 5pts Nick DeLange Belwood Fendt 712 2pts 32 000lb King of the Pull results Larry Schill Alma JD 8345R 37pts Joe Kieswetter Alma Agco DT 240A 35pts Matt Ottens Snetto Farms Moorefield JD 8530 35pts Javan Martin Creek Edge Farms Elora JD 8270R 32pts Brandon Bults Alma JD 8420 29pts Mike Schill Arthur JD 8420T 26pts Henk Dirksien Alma NH 8030 22pts Donkers Farms Josh Smeltzer Fergus Fendt 936 20pts Steve Seifried Trinier Farms Palmerston JD 8295R 19pts Justin Burns Belwood JD 8420 19pts Shawridge Farms John Vallance Drayton JD 8430 16pts Trevor Poot Gowanstown JD 8520 14pts Bloomingdale Farms Trevor Shoemaker Breslau JD 8330 12pts Todd Schnarr Shantz Equipment Alma MF 8660 11pts Robert Jantzi Wellesley MF 8650 10pts Brian Martin Floradale Fendt 926 7pts Results submitted September 2 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Township

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9739 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Another 44,000 trees taking root
    that were buffered by trees this spring is 3 2km Buffer strips stabilize bank and shorelines filter and trap sediment offer flood protection increase fish habitat and more Approximately 2 5km of shelterbelts were planted this spring around farm buildings or areas housing livestock That style of planting is designed to improve livestock health and performance reduce heating and cooling costs and increased odour control in the area The remainders of planting sites were reforestation projects and living snow fences Call or email Myles Henderson with any questions about trees that were planted or to put together a tree planting project on a property Henderson is currently working on and doing site visits for fall 2011 and spring 2012 plants Call 519 621 2763 extension 2259 or email him at mhenderson grandriver ca August 5 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Council passes taxes borrowing bylaws Slower calendar sales could mean less funding for two local events Debris unlicenced vehicles keeping new enforcement officer busy Council could be using laptops by February Success at last Council to meet with CN Decision on turbines could be made Jan 24 Township residents appeal turbine ruling to environmental tribunal Year One Long term look at services one goal of new mayor Bruce Whale 2011 Mapleton Year in Review FHT Locals should make resolutions they can keep County officials visit to put a names to faces for

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9535 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Veterans share stories of sacrifice with local high school students
    first hand the carnage created by the bombing raids We always flew at night he said So we never saw the hell that the navy and army saw directly Nessner then explained his ability to speak French and German sent him into the new territories in his post as a radar scanner Flying in Germany I saw the damage we had done and it wasn t pretty he said Eleanor Freeman was 17 years old when women were allowed into the Army Corps and her experiences had a great impact on the female students many of whom came up at the end of her speech to shake her hand and offer her a hug of support Women were not in the military when the war started and were not trained she explained When Churchill asked Canada for men we said we didn t have anymore so he said what about your women Freeman explained her tiny stature posed a problem initially but her ability to pass the tests got her approved I said I wanted a man s job Freeman told the audience And that s how she was recruited to be a truck driver including driving the post office trucks and then an ambulance The biggest thing was we proved to the men that we could do the job she said We started the liberation for women after the war to show they could do it too Frank Bayne a Guelph native is a Korean War veteran He talked about the ground warfare in the rice paddy and bunkers with a realism that caused some obvious discomfort for the students We lived in bunkers dug into the mountain We lived with the rats the mice and the ticks on the rats in rice paddies fertilized with human excrement Bayne explained Everything was fought at night Bayne described the perils of fighting in the terrain the threat of becoming a prisoner of war and the even some of the humour and the brotherhood of war despite losing many of his friends Michael Seitz who has been a peacekeeper with the United Nations and was active during the Cold War reminded students studying the time period that although it was an undeclared war it cost a lot of lives Finally bombardier Evan Shields also a Guelph native and active member of the Canadian Armed Forces spoke about his deployment to Afghanistan where he worked as an artillery gunner He admitted to being humbled by the words of his esteemed panel members and thanked the students for their time Offering a new perspective on war Shields told the audience In Afghanistan the enemy dresses like everyday people You never know who they are The students asked the panel about issues related to post traumatic stress fear of death their badges of honour and Veterans Affairs support Freeman s parting words closed the event with a note of caution and hope Please please remember to be peace loving she said November 11 2011

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10313 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - County to spend $50,000 on fingerprinting pilot
    recommendations of the Police Services Board at county council on Oct 27 He said there are problems in the current program probably because of the similarity of names it can take forever at the RCMP White said This is relatively instant fingerprinting Councillor Gord Tosh told council of his recent experience when he got a new job He said It took me three months to get a job because of the wait Council approved the minutes of the board s report and thus approved the fingerprinting recommendation to take part in the pilot project November 11 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Rainbow Chorus brings Broadway to Guelph stage Arts council welcomes new executive director Habitat for Humanity launch well attended Wellington Countys blue box program turns 25 Warden little interest in elected at large head of county council Joint economic development meeting held Erin yet to pass fortification bylaw OPP Inspector Scott Smith reviews the issue Police see high costs from pocket 9 1 1 calls Farm and Food Care opens for business Hospital executives earn almost 700 000 Military history lectures at citys Civic Museum Habitat event signalling return to township County adds items to blue box collection Museum to hold first Winterfest Animal tracking workshop to be held at Guelph Arboretum OFA President speaks to stand for green energy The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths Digital Publications Classifieds Centre

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10326 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Council passes bylaw to regulate waterworks in urban areas
    not be making any decisions at that meeting People can appear as delegations at a subsequent council meetings The section to be considered on Oct 25 states 3 Application of Municipal Water Works 3 1 All properties requiring a potable water service within the urban areas of the villages of Hillsburgh and Erin shall only be serviced with municipal water works where no municipal water works is available adjacent to the property a private well shall be permitted 3 2 Where municipal water service is provided adjacent to a municipal water main as a condition of approval of development the owner shall be required to connect to the municipal service and cease of use of any existing well on the property the well shall be decommissioned to the satisfaction of the Town of Erin Water Department Erin councillors passed the first part of the water bylaw which does not include Section 3 October 21 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Council passes taxes borrowing bylaws Debris unlicenced vehicles keeping new enforcement officer busy Rosalinde Baumgartner Unique art Council accepts recommendation of 2 1 million county debenture for Fire Hall Town grants not for profit radio group another loan deadline extension Town unveils long term water sewer plans Councillors agree to consider pay equity report in open session Station Street bridge report includes potential of repair Province supports GRCA water management plan with 903

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10182 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - County miffed at Guelphs take on social services budget
    a court battle that ended on Sept 12 without a decision There are other areas of shared expenditures including ambulance service and seniors homes In the former the city is in charge of the service which is under social services jurisdiction and the county runs seniors homes Aram wrote on July 28 Please see attached schedule of budget presentation to council Staff would appreciate your draft budget information by Aug 31 at the latest Please let me know as soon as possible if you plan to participate submit a presentation Presentations will be Powerpoint format She then listed the dates by which city council wants the submissions The final submission date is Nov 8 and each group presenting is permitted to talk for ten minutes County treasurer Craig Dyer replied in a letter The county will be developing its preliminary five year plan in October and November A representative from county council will present the results of that process to the city on Nov 17 the presentation day as requested But Dyer stressed the figures presented will be subject to changes as the county will not finalize its 2012 budget until January He encouraged Guelph officials to attend a social services committee meeting on Jan 11 to review the 2012 budget in detail County finance committee chairman John Green said the county would respond with the figures it has available by the city s requested deadline but he would not commit to a set budget increase We re being treated as a city department Green told council We don t suggest what their increase should be October 7 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10030 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Terry Fox Run takes to the trail
    This is the 15th year that Fergus has held the run We re looking forward to a record turnout this year Mulligan said Two years ago he began organizing the run as a member of the Chung Oh School of Tae Kwon Moo Do He explained one of the mandates of the group includes community service This year Dorothy Smith who had operated the run for the past 12 years was unable to do it As a result Mulligan took the reins as organizer Family members were there with Mulligan to take part in the day s activities as well September 23 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Centre Wellington Fusion win Bell Capital Cup international tournament Habitat for Humanity launch well attended Chong sees party stick to plans has two issues of his own Fur friendly fashion Creations by Rose McCulligh Annual Fergus bonspiel fundraiser has new name more beneficiaries Kill Joy brings suspense to local theatre Buddy Holly Anniversary Concert comes to county Settlers Creek Band to compete in national online reality music show Target plans to spend millions to renovate local Zellers Family friends to host benefit for Fergus woman battling disorder Some contamination at site delays construction for Walmart Habitat event signalling return to township Bears Cheerleading teams bring home provincial medals Student fundraiser features Canadian documentary film Four babies made a grand entrance on Jan 1 Sample of

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9906 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Erin Terry Fox Run on Sept. 18
    on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Rosalinde Baumgartner Unique art Council accepts recommendation of 2 1 million county debenture for Fire Hall Town grants not for profit radio group another loan deadline extension Councillors agree to consider pay equity report in open session Station Street bridge report includes potential of repair Fraud seminar in Erin council chamber Feb 2 Erin wages hiked 3 Chapman concerned current water users will pay cost of proposed free installation Erin yet to pass fortification bylaw OPP Inspector Scott Smith reviews the issue BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT Brighten up your mind Carbon Nation kicks off enviro film fest Jan 18 Erin postmaster retiring Divisions remain council balks at mayors initial request to amend agenda Council approves creating a special policy area for waterworks extension Price of vandalism high in the Town of Erin Tourism issue clarified for Erin councillors The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9841 (2016-02-16)
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