Friday Nov. 9, 2018 Edition Banner & Press

front page smallThe Neepawa Banner & Press is trying something new to get you the latest local news online. Click on the front page image at the bottom to get a better look at our whole paper for this week or take a look at the booklet below to flip through the pages.

Highlights from this week's paper include Darren Roe as Sportsperson of the year, a busy month for the NACI HOPE group, a Christmas classic coming to the stage, Gladstone's annual Moonlight Madness.... all this and more in this week's edition of the Banner & Press!

Don't forget to grab the hard copy of the paper though to get the flyers with great savings from Princess Auto, RONA, Giant Tiger, Peavey Mart and Home Hardware! (Some of these flyers may not be available in certain rural locations.)

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Travel issues for Neepawa Natives

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

In more ways than one, the road has not been all that hospitable to the Neepawa Natives so far this season. To go along with a 0-8-0 record in games away from the Yellowhead Centre, the junior “A” club has found itself dealing with transportation issues on multiple occasions. 

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Lansdowne area farmer served in both wars



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Pictured is William Paterson and his wife Margaret (“Daisy”). The Patersons raised eight children on their farm between Neepawa and Arden.

By Kira Paterson

Neepawa Banner & Press

William Paterson (1896-1962) was born and raised in Quebec, however, he spent the majority of his adult life farming in the Rural Municipality of Lansdowne. Before moving to Manitoba, he enlisted to fight in the Great War (WWI) and after he moved, he also assisted in the effort during World War Two (WWII). He didn’t speak much of his time in the two World Wars, but it was quite the story to tell.

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Six brothers return from war

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Left to right: Patrick, George, and Norman Campbell

By Lenda Jerome Campbell

Niece of Campbell Veterans

My grandfather, Angus Campbell, came from Scotland. Six Campbell brothers served  in WWII but I’m not sure what year. He settled with his brothers in the Kinosota area.

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Correction - Neepawa Remembrance Day Service

Banner Staff

Neepawa Banner & Press

There was an error regarding the day of service in the Neepawa Legion’s Remembrance Day listing. It stated “Saturday, Nov. 11”, the proper day and date is Sunday, Nov. 11. The service is at the Yellowhead Centre at 10:45 a.m.