NACI student honoured for volunteer efforts

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Declan Smith of NACI was one of five Manitoba youth selected to receive the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers. He received the award at WE Day in Winnipeg on Oct. 30.

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Neepawa Banner & Press

Declan Smith is a Grade 10 student from Neepawa, MB who was recently awarded the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers.  He was one of five Manitobans chosen to receive this prestigious award on Oct. 30 at a special breakfast event hosted by WE Schools prior to WE Day in Winnipeg.

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BPCF challenges community to give big

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In 2016, BPCF held a Jail ‘n Bail event in the Liquor Mart parking lot. This year, it will be at the Neepawa Legion Hall.

Pictured: “Judge” Ivan Traill prevented a jailbreak attempt by Jean Forsman.

By Kira Paterson

Neepawa Banner & Press

On Saturday, Nov. 17, the Beautiful Plains Community Foundation (BPCF) is holding their fourth annual 24 Hour Giving Challenge to help raise money for projects in the community.

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Looking back - 1958: Choosing winners a challenge for Lions’ Hallowe’en judges

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Costume contest winners in the grade 2 class were Beverly Murray, Hawaiian; Colleen Cram, Purple People Eater; and Lynn McLelland, pumpkin. -1958

By Cassandra Wehrhahn

Neepawa Banner & Press

110 years ago,

Tuesday,

November 3, 1908

Winnipeg ladies are forming a curling club.

A steamship service is to be established on the Pacific next year between Prince Rupert and the Orient, by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway company.

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Out of Helen's Kitchen - Streusel carrot pie

By Helen Drysdale

Neepawa Banner & Press

I had few pumpkins this year and lots of carrots. In a very old cookbook I found this recipe for carrot pie. I decided it was a great way to dress up carrots!

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LWML fall renewal

By Jean Borchardt

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Saturday, Oct. 20, ladies of the Wheatland Zone Lutheran Women’s Missionary League gathered together at Zion Lutheran Church in Plumas.

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