Province invests in Agassiz

Half dozen communities receive funding

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

Several community projects across the Agassiz constituency have received some new support from the Manitoba government. On Monday, July 23, the province announced an investment of $101,273 to be divided amongst 10 different projects in six different communities. Projects being funded include:

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We have a winner!


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Photo By Eoin Devereux

Pictured are Cordelia (left) and Dimitri (right) Smith posing with the ever-playful Alfalfa, the newest resident of the Neepawa Bird Sanctuary. Cordelia and Dimitri won the Bird Sanctuary committee’s naming draw contest in a group effort.

By Cassandra Wehrhahn

Neepawa Banner & Press

Neepawa’s newest resident has been named. Momma goat Clover’s now four week old son, as of Monday, July 23, has been aptly named “Alfalfa”.

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Diversity, unity and love

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Photos by Eoin Devereux

Just over 300 people took to the streets of Neepawa on Saturday, July 21 for the Walking Parade. The event was a major part of the festivities attached to ArtsForward’s Jam Fest.

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

It was a sweet day in Neepawa on Saturday,  July 21 as the 2018 edition of Jam Fest took to the streets.

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Mazier optimistic about campaign

Former KAP president running for the vacant conservative spot

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Former KAP president Dan Mazier is making a run for the Conservative Party of Canada nomination in Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

While the federal election is still a full 15 months away, Dan Mazier has already spent a fair amount of time hitting the campaign trail, all in an effort is simply earn the right to do it all over again in 2019. Earlier this month, the 54-year-old from Justice put his name forward as a Conservative Party of Canada nominee for the soon to be vacant seat in the Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa electoral riding. Mazier is looking to fill the position currently held by Robert Sopuck, who announced back in May that he will not run in the next federal election.

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Hands On!

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Photo by Eoin Devereux

Pictured are just a few examples of what you can find at the Hands On exhibit at Neepawa’s ArtsForward. Each piece is made by artists in or around the community, and uses a variety of artistic mediums.


Cassandra Wehrhahn

Neepawa Banner & Press

If you haven’t stopped in to see the annual Hands On exhibit at ArtsForward already, you’ve still got time.

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