Observation - June 25, 2017

Addy Oberlin
The Neepawa Banner

The school year is almost finished. Students have graduated and are looking forward to some new beginnings. Others are wiping their brows over exams they have to write to be able to pass on to the next grade.

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Faithfully yours - Moral authority

Neil Strohschein
The Neepawa Banner

As a public speaker, Ronald Reagan was hard to beat. His speeches were carefully worded. They may not have been short; many were not sweet; but they were always to the point. He did not hide behind fancy rhetoric. He did not leave his hearers guessing as to his intent. To use a modern phrase, he stood up, he spoke up and when he was done, he shut up.

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Remembering a rector

By Sheila Runions

The Rivers Banner

Charlie Greene ministered in the Rivers area more than 60 years ago, yet there will no doubt be some readers who still remember the name or even the man himself. Therefore, an interesting incident has been asked to be shared with you.

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Observation - June 16, 2017

Addy Oberlin
The Neepawa Banner

Do you ever forget anything? This past week, I forgot something very important to do.

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Faithfully yours - Canadian generosity is shifting, not declining

Neil Strohschein
The Neepawa Banner

When it comes to measuring the impact of government policy on individuals and families, the research teams of the Fraser Institute are hard to beat. They gather data, crunch numbers, draw conclusions and publish them. Sometimes their conclusions make sense; sometimes they don’t.

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