A government expert said Sunday the flood situation across southern Manitoba is improving. Steve Topping, executive director for Manitoba Water Stewardship, said recent rain and snow hasn’t had a big impact on river levels.
On the south shore of Lake of the Woods, anglers are catching walleyes and saugers in 32 to 35 feet of water. With the warm weather of late, look for the fish to start moving back toward the shorelines. The big northern pike also have been more active this week on the south shore. At the Northwest Angle, walleyes and jumbo perch continue to hit in 23 to 28 feet near the islands.
Outdoor News/Herald Staff Reports
, March 12, 2010
An American bald eagle perched in a tree along Interstate 29 on Wednesday.
It seemed appropriate. Wednesday was Veterans Day, and the bald eagle is the symbol of American power. The eagle’s presence was coincidental, however. It happens that mid-November is eagle season in the Red River Valley.
A few long-ago graduates of Walhalla (N.D.) High School, scattered across the country and home rarely over the past half-century, have combined on the Internet to create a long-distance Friends of the Walhalla Library.
I read with interest pharmacist Kim Christiansen’s column regarding pharmacy ownership and the real threats to existence of rural pharmacy (“‘Save rural pharmacies’ is a dodge,” Page A4, Jan. 22).
In many ways, she is right: Rural pharmacies are disappearing because of poor reimbursement, declining population and the fact that young pharmacists can earn so much more money in urban areas.
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