- Published on Monday, October 5, 2015
Goaltender Troy Pierce makes a save against Winkler at the Old Dutch/MJHL Showcase. Photos by Eoin Devereux
By Eoin Devereux
The Neepawa Press/Neepawa Banner
An inability to stay out of the penalty box, combined with an anemic effort on offence has proven to be a huge factor in the Neepawa Native’s recent losing streak. Heading into their next home game on Wednesday, Oct. 7, the MJHL club has lost four straight, by a combined goal differential of 24-to-3. As well, one-third of the goals that were surrendered by the Natives were given up while attempting to kill off penalties.
- Published on Sunday, October 4, 2015
By Gerry Jones
Wow, how politics seem to change before an election! Not only is this the only time when political ads seem to be as common as ads for automobiles, but there seems to be the feeling of smoke and mirrors. There are ads — and surprisingly more than one — that mention how nice the hairdo is of a political opponent. There are leader debates that concentrate on issues that would normally never get discussed at length, but these topics resonate with voters because of sentiment or a strong emotional tie. Another consideration is the importance to make the right choice in who you want for your member of Parliament and not base your vote strictly on who would be the best prime minister.
- Published on Saturday, October 3, 2015
By Sheila Runions
Train traffic in Rivers has caused significant delays for years; both Rivers and Daly councils have lobbied in the past, and now Riverdale Municipality in present, to Canadian National Railway. In mid-July this reporter noticed one poster in Rivers which was a photocopy of Rail Safety rules.
- Published on Friday, October 2, 2015
By Ken Waddell
The Neepawa Banner
A recent internet presentation by a speaker suggested that in the first half of the 1900s, Facism rose up and 50 million people died as a result before it was defeated. The speaker included Fascism in Italy, Nazism in Germany and the madness that consumed Japan in the 1930s and 40s.