Neepawa Novas on the move

By Eoin Devereux
The Neepawa Banner

The Neepawa Novas Gymnastics Club are jumping for joy over their new home, as the club has agreed to a new three-year rental agreement with the Yellowhead Centre. The contract will see the Novas move all their training and recreational classes into the Yellowhead Hall in mid-September. As well, the club’s major competition of the season, a Western Manitoba qualifier for the Manitoba Games, will also take place at the Yellowhead in January. The Novas had previously held events at the gymnasium at Neepawa Area Collegiate Institute (NACI).

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A concrete solution


Photos by Ken Waddell

Ken Waddell
The Neepawa Press

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Looking Back - 1977: “Hips” new flavoured syrup is Apple

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Cecil Pittman
The Neepawa Press

80 years ago
Tuesday, August 17, 1937
Peter Slobodian’s house at the north end was badly damaged by fire and water Saturday afternoon. Although a bucket brigade did much to quell the flames before the fire brigade members were able to get the hose connected the long distance to the hydrant, the fire got between the walls and it was some time before it was fully quenched. An overheated stove was said to be the cause of the fire.

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DQ Miracle Treat Day


Photos by Kira McCormick - Adema

Eoin Devereux
The Neepawa Press

A cool treat on a hot summer day probably tasted all the sweeter for customers of Neepawa’s Dairy Queen on Thursday, Aug. 10. That’s because they knew their purchase was helping out a very good cause, DQ’s Miracle Treat Day.

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Brookdale School class of 1929


Editors note: We found this old photo in a Brandon thrift shop and we have done the best we can to gather everyone’s names. If anyone has any information you can contact the Neepawa Banner office at 204-476-3401
Submitted Photo 

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