Legislature recalled

By Ken Waddell

The Banner

On Wednesday, after a week of almost unprecedented uproar in the Manitoba government, the announcement was made by NDP house leader, Steve Ashton that the legislature will sit this fall.

A throne speech will be read on Nov. 20 and the house will sit for two weeks.

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New specialty plate available today

By Crystal Cann

      Administrative Co-ordinator

Snoman unveiled a new, colourful specialty licence plate at its fourth annual congress on Oct. 24 and 25 in Winnipeg. The plate will be available at Autopac agents throughout the province beginning Nov. 3.

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Gladstone Royal Purple celebrates 65 years


(L to R) Lois Reid, Edna Roberts and Phyllis Bjarnarson

By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

The Order of the Royal Purple in Gladstone has celebrated a very significant milestone. On Friday, Oct. 24, the club commemorated its 65th year of operation during a dinner at the Senior Drop-In Centre.

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A warm and lightweight way to keep the chills away


Photo by Kate Jackman-Atkinson.  Olga Boyko poses with some felt clothing. The brown jacket isn’t yet finished, while the vest and grey coat have been completed.

Kate Jackman Atkinson

The Neepawa Banner

Hand felted clothing and accessories are now available locally, thanks to dressmaker Olga Boyko.

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Community Centre workmen

By Jessie Bell

Navi Gill has been facility manager of Riverdale Community Centre since Oct. 8. He lives in Brandon where he had previous management experience at YMCA for five years.

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