NACTV bingo off to a good start

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

The Neepawa Banner

On Tuesday, the inaugural game of NAC-TV bingo hit the air. While still early, NAC-TV general manager Ivan Traill is optimistic. “It went very well... [and] better than expected for the first time,” he said.

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Westlake Gladstone candidates take part in Plumas meet & greet

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By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

Some of the most interesting, and at times spirited conversations about politics usually take place over a cup of coffee or a donut. In Plumas, one business decided to take the concept a step further.

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Flu campaign set for Prairie Mountain Health region

By Blaine Kraushaar

      Communications

As the leaves turn colour and fall, and autumn sets in, it serves as a reminder that the annual seasonal flu shot campaign is not far behind. Prairie Mountain Health (PMH) is launching its campaign after the Thanksgiving long weekend and it will run over the course of the next six weeks.

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Home Hardware & Tree Canada plant trees

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(L to R) Ken Fosty of Tree Canada, Denis Saquet, Manager of Operations-Town of Neepawa and Arlene Vaughan, Senior Employee at Neepawa Home Hardware. Photo by John Drinkwater

By John Drinkwater

On Sept. 24 Neepawa’s Home Hardware celebrated National Tree Day and their 50th anniversary by planting one of 50 trees along Veterans Walk.

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Harvesting for the hungry

Acres Madden

Acres of Hope secured land north of Rivers to harvest for Canadian Foodgrains Bank; in the background is the M&M Drilling (former Madden Repair) shop. Harvest day is typically supported by Rivers Elementary School as part of Agriculture in the Classroom. Photo by Sheila Runions

Sheila Runions

      Banner Staff

Nearly 20 years ago a group was formed to support Canadian Foodgrains Bank, “A Christian response to hunger,” which was formed in 1983.

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