Legion News

By Warren Smallwood

The Sept. 8 meeting was the first after a summer off; many things were accomplished since the June meeting.  Final details for the roof project were settled in talks with Community Places and the contractor. The custom rafters have been ordered and should be here soon. When they arrive the front part of the building will be done quickly; the large back portion will be finished in the spring and summer next year.

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Local artist paintings on display

By Sheila Runions

Banner Staff

Self-taught artist Ina Hyndman of Rivers was invited to by Midwest Arts Council to participate in a month-long showing of her paintings at Hamiota Heritage Arts Centre. Ina has participated in galleries for more than 20 years and her work is so excellent that some have been bought by the government for Manitoba’s provincial art collection, and by Manitoba Liquor Commission. She is also regularly commissioned to paint specific scenes. 

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RCMP have a busy September long

By Acting Sergeant Mark Hume

Any long weekend is usually an active one for RCMP officers on traffic duty. For RCMP Traffic Services in the western part of the province, this past long weekend was no exception.

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By Lisa Smith

The regular monthly meeting of Rivers Legion Ladies Auxiliary was held Tuesday, Sept. 2 because of the Labour Day holiday; 17 members attended. Minutes and reports were read and adopted.

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Neepawa is ready for the Terry Fox Run

By Eoin Devereux

An annual event that raises money for cancer research and celebrates one of Canada’s most beloved heroes makes its return to Neepawa. The Terry Fox Run is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 14 and will be held at the NACI track, starting at 2 pm, with registration set for 1:30 pm.

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