Sixth annual Neepawa Sports Dinner a success


(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 $9.2 million in provincial funding through Manitoba Housing.

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Regional hospital, then and now

By Ken Waddell

The Neepawa Banner

Back in 2007, the 11 doctors that were serving the Neepawa and Minnedosa areas teamed up to promote the establishment of a regional hospital between the two towns at Franklin.

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Rivers Auxiliary - Oct 23

By Lisa Smith


The regular monthly meeting of Rivers Legion Ladies Auxiliary took place on Oct. 6; there were 17 members and two guests in attendence.

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Municipal election results

Here are the available results from the Oct 22 municipal and school board elections.

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