Remembering Able Seaman William Dearl Trickett of Kelwood

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AB William Trickett, Athabaskan survivor.

By Blar Gilmore

SLT (RET'D), CD

Like any good Navy ditty, this tale starts in a bar. Little did I know, a visit to the local Legion in my home village of Kelwood, MB would end up as a quest to uncover some of my own Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) family history.

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Families are a community’s backbone

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

Neepawa Banner & Press

Community starts with family and this month, the Beautiful Plains Community Foundation (BPCF) is asking area families what the community means to them. This is one of 12 challenges the Foundation has been undertaking this year to better understand the needs, priorities and motivations of the community it serves.

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You and Your Health - To ice or heat - That is the question!

By Dr. Mark Perrett

BSCs DC Chiropractor

There is a lot of confusion regarding whether to use heat or ice when you have pain.  Both therapies are inexpensive and effective when used properly.  This article will reveal when it is appropriate to use either option.

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Farm site fatality near Amaranth

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RCMP Media Release

On Oct. 25, at 5:00 pm, officers from Amaranth RCMP received a report of a collision that occurred at a farm site located approximately six kilometres north of Highway 16 on Provincial Road 242 in the R.M. of Portage La Prairie.

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Take your MLA to Work Day

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Photo by Eoin Devereux

Left to right: Carreer Connections Inc. executive director Tracy Williams, Agassiz MLA Eileen Clarke, Mitchell Baryla and Salvation Army manager Amanda Naughton-Gale pose for a picture during the Take your MLA to Work Day tour.

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

Disability Employment Awareness Month has come to a close with its annual ‘Bring Your MLA to Work Day’. The event featured members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) visiting a local workplace that has hired an individual who happens to have a disability. The employee then provides a tour of their place of work and discusses their duties in their position.

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