Don’t forget to set clocks back

Don’t forget to turn your clock back one hour before you go to bed on Saturday (Nov. 3). This is a week later than previous years.
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Our local landfill site will be changing to winter hours tomorrow (Nov. 1). It will be closed on Remembrance Day and all other statutory holidays.
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If you require snowplow services, make sure you sign a snowplow waiver, which are available at the municipal office.
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Devlin Hall bookings are now being taken through the municipal office.
If anyone has a bit of time to spare and is interested in helping clean the hall, contact the municipal office. Your help would be greatly appreciated.
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The Northwestern Health Unit will be giving ’flu immunizations at Crossroads School in Devlin on Monday, Nov. 5, from 3-7:30 p.m. and at Donald Young School in Emo on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 3-7:30 p.m.
Shots also will be given at the Northwestern Health Unit office in Emo on Nov. 6, Nov. 9, Nov. 15, Nov. 23, Nov. 27, Nov. 29, Dec. 4, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, and Dec. 18.
Call the health unit for the exact times.
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Last week’s cribbage winners at the Emo Legion were Adelia Guba and Rena Kivel while the low went to Gerald and Lorraine Bullied.
The draw was won by Jan Hyatt.
A reminder that 500 is played at the Legion every Thursday.
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Remembrance Day services will be held Sunday, Nov. 11 at the Stratton cenotap at 11 a.m. and the Barwick cenotaph at 11:4.
After lunch is served at the Emo Legion at 12:30 p.m., cenotaph services will continue at 2 p.m. in Devlin and then at 2:45 p.m. in Emo.
A dinner will follow at the Emo Legion at 5 p.m., with the cost being $10 each.
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The next card party (500) at the Devlin Hall will take place Tuesday, Nov. 6. The cost is $5, which includes lunch.
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The final cattle sale for the season was held Saturday at the sales barn in Stratton, where 422 head went through.
Prices received from local producers ranged from fair to poor depending on the quality of the livestock. The prices seemed to be comparable, or slightly higher, than those at other auctions in surrounding areas.
The high dollar, plus feed prices and surplus of fat cattle on the market, appears to be having a bearing on feeder cattle.
I was informed that only with the support of local producers and the Rainy River breeder co-op, plus the Rainy River Feeder Finance, was the Stratton sale able to achieve these competitive results.
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Robin’s 2¢:
How to stop people from bugging you about getting married.
Old aunts used to come up to me at weddings, poking me in the ribs and cackling, telling me, “You’re next.”
They stopped after I started doing the same thing to them at funerals.

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