The opposition really are up for it and I don’t think it will be any different on Saturday for the lads. The atmosphere should be good from the fans’ point of view.”Tranmere boss Gary Brabin with a nostalgic image of Rovers’ most successful manager Johnny KingTranmere/Chester derbies were once a staple of the season during the years when the two clubs enjoyed Football League status.They last met as Third Division opponents in 1990/91, with Chester winning 2 1 at Prenton Park in October and Tranmere winning the return at Sealand Road 2 0 in March.Tranmere won 27 of the League meetings between the clubs. Chester have won 16 with 25 drawn.The two clubs followed very different paths to reach the same division once more, 25 years on from the last encounter.Chester not only dropped out of the Football League but went out of business in 2010.
Lyn Plantinga is the new vice president and general manager for WTVF. It is the top rated station in the market and one of the top three CBS affiliates in the country. She helped develop NewsChannel 5’s nationally acclaimed investigative unit, which recently won its second Peabody Award.
The programs were announced on March 22 at the Valhalla Inn in Thunder Bay, with a variety of AETS, Confederation College and St. Joseph’s Care Group representatives and community leaders in attendance. AETS received $629,430 for the initiative from the Targeted Initiatives Fund through the Aboriginal Education Office of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities..
Council meets with Calmar administration over peace officers agreementAfter discussions at a December meeting over a peace officers service agreement, Warburg council met with Calmar administration to discuss the issue at their Jan. 24 council meeting.”We’re supposed to be working together,” said Brent Bachman, director of Community Services in Calmar who was joined by Calmar town manager Kathy Rodberg at the meeting.Both Calmar members expressed their disappointment in the comments made by some of Warburg council’s at their December meeting, some of which included “being hosed” for the contract amount and wanting to “see more results” from the officers’ on patrol.The proposed service agreement would see a peace officer in the community for 20 hours per month and the village would have to pay $54.60 per hour for the officer.Councillors previously had issues with the lack of tickets being handed out in the village, but as Calmar members explained at the recent meeting, if the officers were out in Warburg writing a lot of tickets, it wouldn’t be proper use of their time.”If we were writing say 15,000 tickets in a year, we wouldn’t be doing our jobs properly,” said Bachman, adding administration was surprised to learn Warburg council’s opinions of the enforcement services.”If this was brought to us before, that would have made more sense. It threw us for a stump.”Council members assured Calmar officials they do appreciate the peace officers’ efforts.”You guys have done a good job in town.