Neepawa council appoints CEO, sells land

By Ken Waddell

The Neepawa Banner

Neepawa council, at its last meeting before the election, appointed Colleen Synchyshyn as the CAO. Synchyshyn had been Assistant CAO under Richard Beachey, who resigned last month. She had been acting CAO since Beachey’s resignation. 

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Council clips - Oct 24

By Sheila Runions

The Rivers Banner

RM of Blanshard, Oct. 14: Information was received from Water Stewardship indicating the department could not license additional culverts on the Oak River unless an agreement was made with downstream landowners.

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Family thankful for support after devastating fire

By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

There have been a few sleepless nights for Marijka Kostenchuk recently after a fire unexpectedly struck her reflexology and massage therapy clinic in Neepawa. 

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Sixth annual Neepawa Sports Dinner a success

Sportsmans-Dinner

(L to R:) Big Daddy Tazz, Jocelyne Larocque and Tim Hague Sr. Photo by Eoin Devereux

By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

It was a true night of inspiration for those in attendance at the sixth annual Sports Dinner in Neepawa. The event, held on Saturday, Oct. 18, featured a pair of guest speakers; Tim Hague Sr, one half of the inaugural winners of the Amazing Race Canada, and Jocelyne Larocque, who was a member of the 2014 Canadian Women’s Olympic hockey team. 

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‘We’re not giving up’

East View redevelopment project denied provincial funding

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

The Neepawa Banner

The redevelopment of the former East View Lodge site into 44 units of senior’s housing won’t be receiving provincial funding.  NADCO chair Wayne Hildebrand and Grant Lukin, chair of the Neepawa Kinsmen Senior Citizens Housing Board said today that they were not one of the five successful applicants. In total, 27 projects were competing for $27 million in provincial funding through Manitoba Housing.

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