- Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Photo courtesy of Neepawa Press Archives. 50 years ago; Friday, July 1, 1966: Cathy McDougall has been chosen as Neepawa’s representative on UN Pilgrimage for youth.
By Cecil Pittman
The Neepawa Press
80 years ago Friday, July 3, 1936
Miss Ruby M. Simpson of Regina, director of Public Health Nursing in Saskatchewan, and daughter of John Simpson of Neepawa, was automatically re-elected president of the Canadian Nurses Association at the convention held in Vancouver this week. She was the unanimous choice of all provincial associations.
- Published on Sunday, July 3, 2016
By Sheila Runions
Rapid City Ag Society, and its many partners, hosted its 136th annual fair on Saturday, June 25. Rapid City Nursery School planned to kick off the day at the fairgrounds by offering a breakfast but when they arrived to discover the overnight wind storm blew down the tents, plans quickly changed. The meal was served at Rapid City Legion and nearly 200 people feasted on the food. Brittney Bootsman won the 50/50 draw worth $129.
- Published on Saturday, July 2, 2016
By Sheila Runions
Rapid City Elementary School teachers Louise MacDonald and Jodi Hrymak had a plan 18 months ago to include art in the curriculum for all grades. They sent a proposal to Manitoba Arts Council, which provided a grant last year and the expertise of Midwest Arts Council. Those 12 months have passed and Monday, June 27 was the official opening of the community art project — a mural on the east wall of the RM of Oakview building.
- Published on Friday, July 1, 2016
By Naomi Russell
On Sunday, June 12 Riverdale Palliative Care held its Hike for Hospice fundraiser. The event is held annually to not only raise funds for the local organization, but to also remember and honour the clients who have died in the past year. It is also a time to celebrate the efforts of the many dedicated caregivers and volunteers who care for those who are facing life-limiting illnesses and for their loved ones.