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Today's date: Monday September 22, 2014 Vol 47 Issue 38
   
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2014 Municipal Election

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Fun fall fair in Fergus features games, competitions, displays

Fun fall fair in Fergus features games, competitions, displays    
FERGUS - Great pumpkins - Faith Willmets, 7, of Elora, left, and Emma Debartolo, 6, of Fergus, check out the prize-winning pumpkins at the Fergus Fall Fair last weekend. photo by Patrick Raftis

Plenty of choice for municipal voters in Wellington County

WELLINGTON CTY. - Municipal election campaigns are moving into high gear around the county. Close to 100 candidates have filed to fill 48 elected positions on municipal councils in Wellington, and there are also several races for seats on local school boards.

Two local fairs re-thinking need for midways after disappointing showings

WELLINGTON CTY. - While midways may need fall fairs, local experience is proving that fall fairs may not need midways. After expressing disappointment with the amusement ride company hired for their events, officials with the Aberfoyle and Arthur fall fairs may be re-thinking the midway idea altogether.

Mapleton moves on initiatives to ease development restrictions

MAPLETON - The township is moving ahead with initiatives aimed at alleviating wastewater capacity limitations that are stalling development. At the Sept. 9 meeting, council directed staff to issue a request for proposals (RFP) for the completion of a Class Environmental Assessment for long-term wastewater management.

BUZZ

Police make arrest in Mapleton car chase
Eden Mills Writers’ Festival draws some of Canada’s biggest names
Gord Surgeoner inducted to Agricultural Hall of Fame

COLUMNISTS

Barrie Hopkins
Bruce Whitestone
Michael Chong
Stephen Thorning
Kelly Waterhouse

WEEKLY POLL

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EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: Thanks for running

Said Again:

“Rotarians are incredible about rallying behind their community ...”

KidsAbility executive director Lisa Talbot, on the contributions of the Fergus-Elora Rotary Club to KidsAbility over the last 14 years.

September 19, 2014

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BUSINESS

Walinga celebrates 60th

Walinga co-founder John Medemblick greeted visitors at the company’s 60th anniversary open house on Sept. 13. The company was founded by John and Cornelius Medemblick in 1954. Robert Lodder joined the partnership in 1959. The company is a leading North American manufacturer of transportation equipment and portable pneumatic conveying systems for grain, feed, seeds and other dry bulk material. The open house at the company’s Highway 6 location featured tours, equipment displays and lunch. photo by Patrick Raftis

Sports

Olympic bowler

ARISS - Jessica Swanston of Ariss attended the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games in Vancouver this July. She won a gold medal for her division bowling average and her team earned silver overall. Swanston plays five-pin bowling at the Elmira lanes.

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