Faithfully yours - The day the world changed

Neil Strohschein
Neepawa Banner & Press

April 28, 1999 was the day Rev. Dale Lang’s world changed forever. It started with a phone call. The message was short: “Jason (Lang’s 17 year old son) has been shot.” As Lang would later share: “I didn’t ask any questions. I didn’t need to. I knew it was serious.” It was, in fact, very serious. Jason subsequently died from his wounds.

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Observation - Apr. 27, 2018

By Addy Oberlin

Neepawa Banner & Press

My love for pictures can be found throughout my house. I also have two calendars with pictures of my children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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Faithfully yours - We can do better - but will we?

By Neil Strohschein

Neepawa Banner & Press

In many ways, the events of the last three weeks have been nothing short of miraculous.Never in my lifetime have I seen such an outpouring of support as has come in the wake of the accident that took the lives of 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team. Over $10 million has been raised to help the victims’ families and the team. Expressions of sympathy and offers of assistance have come from all parts of the country.

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Faithfully yours - Another defining moment

By Neil Strohschein

Neepawa Banner & Press

Adjusting to the sudden death of a loved one or close friend is never easy. I know. I have been in that situation often enough to realize just how quickly and easily a life can be lost. All it takes is one unfortunate event and a life can be instantly snuffed out. A grieving family and community are left to ask “Why? Why did this person have to die; why this way; and why now?”

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Observation - Apr. 20, 2018

By Addy Oberlin

Neepawa Banner & Press

This past week we heard a lot about people able to hack in to our Facebook. We are warned to do this and not to do that.

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