United for Humboldt

Community packs Yellowhead Arena for fundraiser


Photo courtesy of Alan Gillies: Left to right: Spruce Plains RCMP Cpl. Jacob Stanton. Constable Kofi Ilboudo, Neepawa mayor Adrian de Groot, Neepawa Natives general manager Myles Cathcart, Neepawa/Gladstone Co-op fresh food department manager Darren Roe and Natives head coach Dustin Howden.

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

There’s a reason why the tragedy of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash has struck such a nerve with people across Canada. It’s because every single one of us can relate to traveling to and from some type of activity via bus. Whether it was for school, for sports or some other extracurricular activity; we’ve all been there, or known someone close to us that has. And that’s why we stand with Humboldt…That’s why Neepawa stands with Humboldt.

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Books worth buck to Rotary Club

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

The Rotary Club of Neepawa had some modest expectations for their inaugural book sale on Apr.13-14. But not only did the event surpass those initial expectations, it shattered them. 

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Supporting Medical Clinic Lottery

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

Last May, I wrote a very personal story about our family, more specifically about my wife Christine.

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Good news at Beautiful Plains Credit Union

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

At the Beautiful Plains Credit Union (BPCU) Annual General Meeting on Apr. 11, customers, staff and reps from other Credit Unions gathered in what has become an annual tradition. Beef dinner at the Neepawa Legion, the introduction of guests, a review of the financial statements, a word puzzle and of course, vice-chairman, Keith Jury’s corny jokes. 

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A fine time at the Fine Arts Festival

Positive reviews for 2018 edition


Neepawa Banner & Press

The 2018 Neepawa and District Fine Arts Festival was a success! The executive festival committee feels very well supported by the community, as many individuals and service groups donated money for scholarships.

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