‘It helps to have a little grey hair’

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Kira McCormick - Adema
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Pat Gawaziuk and her husband Ernie Gawaziuk went on a three and a half month trip in 2012 to 13 countries in Europe and Eurasia.  At 64 and 71 years young, Pat and Ernie set off on their journey on April 11, 2012 and returned home July 24, 2012.

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Hole in one times two

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Left to right: Neepawa-Gladstone Co-op general manager Brian Hedley and Dan Moran of Brandon.

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My perspective - Time to talk

Kate Jackman - Atkinson
The Neepawa Banner

I’m a big fan of Malcolm Gladwell’s writing and one of the things that makes it so engaging is that he’s great at finding a person to embody what might be an abstract idea. Following his work, you can tell he’s good at something that many find elusive, the cold call.

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Right in the centre - There is a reason they are struggling!

Ken Waddell
The Neepawa Banner

Over the years, my experience has lead me to a well-established philosophy about how to run a newspaper. It is fairly simple. Define your coverage area, print news that is relevant to your coverage area, try to only print the facts in the news stories and opinions on the editorial or opinion pages. With that philosophy in mind, it drives me crazy to read our three daily papers in Manitoba. While they have good, well-intentioned staff who may know their coverage area fairly well, they always seem to wander off topic, and quite badly. It has been reported, both in public financial statements and in observational articles, that daily papers are losing strength.

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'The stories get better every year'

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Rick Sparling
The Neepawa Press
Two years ago, we had a Neepawa school reunion, at a time when most of us had just turned 70 years of age and approximately 40 people showed up. This time around, we included those who were a little younger and a little older, which produced a tally of about 90 people.

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