..below zero temperatures for close to three months now. On Friday there was a big pile-up on one of the Autobahns near Augsburg. There were 72 vehicles involved. Only the older generation remembers that snow and frost used to be normal for winter. Manitoba at least seems to be having a winter with a lot less snow and higher temperatures than it used to.
Due to the recession and restructuring Tembec will be closing its mill in Pine Falls Manitoba for two weeks during the Christmas Holidays.
The fact that mosquito traps caught a few more just proves that they are there and they are here to stay. Nobody seriously believes that we will ever be able to get rid of mosquitoes in Manitoba. So don't hope that all the spraying in the World will rid us of: Culex tarsalis or West Nile Virus.
The Icelandic Festival or Islendingadagurinn starts today in Gimli. It is the 119th occurance of this annual festival. The event will culminate in the annual parade on Monday. The parade will start at 10 am and will be attended by Iceland's foreign minister Ingibjorg Solrun Gisladottir who is expected to toast Canada.
Motor Vehicle restriction in effect in Victoria Beach untill Labour Day Long Weekend