Polynesian food and culture visits Polonia

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Photos By Ken Waddell

The line up was long but the wait wasn’t as people quickly filed past the mountains of food at the Polonia supper.

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

Polonia is a tiny community located in a valley part way to the top of  Riding Mountain. It boasts a fabulous view, steep forested hills, a few homes, a beautiful church and a fine community hall. On June 10, the Polonia hall was the setting for a community picnic and a fabulous supper, Polynesian style.

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NWA fundraiser is on target

Clay shooting event a success

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

The clay targets were flying through the air recently and it was for a good cause during the Neepawa Wildlife Association’s (NWA) ninth annual clay shoot. The event, which featured over 50 shooters, was held on Sunday, June 3 and served as a fundraiser for the club. In total, just over $2,000 was raised, through a combination of registrations, sponsorships and donations.

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Lessons learned at Farm Safety Day

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

Agriculture is one of the most dangerous professions in the world. The most recent federal report indicates that there are 85 fatalities, on average on Canadian farms every year. While that number is a grim reality for the industry, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), along with support from the Neepawa UCT and the Beautiful Plains Ag Society, are doing everything they can to ensure that our area’s youth understand the danger and avoid the risk.

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Christ Lutheran Church holds picnic and service at Riverbend Park

By Jean Borchardt


Sunday, June 10, was a day for celebration for Christ Lutheran in Neepawa with the Sunday Morning Service and Sunday School Picnic planned at Neepawa’s Riverbend Park.  Pastor Will Rose welcomed everyone to the service. Organist for the day was Judy Gabler, who so graciously brought her electric organ to enhance the service. The sermon theme, The Unforgivable Sin was based on Mark 3:20-35, a passage where some people accused Jesus of working with the devil, not God the Father. Jesus warned them and all about this sin. Thankfully God in His mercy forgives us our sins through the work of His Son. We all have many sins that we’ve committed but we know that God knows all of our sins and yet still forgives us. He invites us to witness to family and friends and family and encourage them in the faith at every opportunity. 

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Gardens of Glenella

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Students from Glenella School pose next to their raised gardens.

By Jessie Klassen


We are happy to announce that what began as an idea only last February has now become reality with the implementation of four, 4 x 16 raised gardens. 

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