One for the books

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Photo submitted by Norma Forsman. Neepawa’s Manitoba Telephone System building became the library in 1967. When the Neepawa Library moved to its current location, this building was demolished and became the parking lot for the Beautiful Plains Credit Union.

 

Neepawa Public Library celebrates 50th anniversary

By Cassandra Wehrhahn

Neepawa Banner & Press

There was a historical occasion in Neepawa this past Thursday as the community’s library celebrated its 50th anniversary. The Neepawa Public Library held an open house from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Guests were treated to cake, coffee and to read over a collection of newspaper articles detailing the library’s history.

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A Night of “Déjà Vu” Entertainment!

By Maureen Cox

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On Saturday, Nov. 17, the Neepawa Legion Branch and Ladies Auxiliary are joining forces for a community fundraiser entitled, “Déjà Vu”.  All funds will be used to establish something permanent to honour the Veterans’ graves at Neepawa’s Riverside Cemetery.

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And the castle came a tumbling down

Banner Staff

Neepawa Banner & Press

Today, the Banner & Press shares some staff photos from the Oct.9 demolition Neepawa's castle on 344 Main Street.

 

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Photos by Eoin Devereux

The demolition of a historic three-story house located at 344 Main St. in Neepawa took place on Tuesday, Oct. 9. Known to many as “The Castle”, the structure had to come down due to extensive interior decay, asbestos and black mould. The Castle has been vacant for about 12 years

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Canadian farm writers get a taste of Neepawa

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Photos by Kevin Geisheimer, Hylife Foods

Neepawa businesses HyLife and The Farmery were on the itinerary for the Canadian Farm Writers Association tour. A pork cook-off was conducted complete with a panel of judges.

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

A large contingent from the Canadian Farm Writers Association converged on Neepawa on Sept. 21 to tour two local businesses. The group had a tour of the Farmery brewery and attended an information presentation by HyLife. Both local businesses showcased their growth and success as local Ag industry companies in expansion mode.

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Real Estate - Did you know? Oct.5

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Real estate agents help buyers and sellers through the often complicated process of navigating the real estate market. Individuals not only want to find an agent with expertise, but also one with whom they have a strong rapport.

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