Thumbs up, thumbs down - December 11, 2017


Neepawa Banner & Press

Flags, hats and wallets in the spotlight this week. One thumbs up and a pair of thumbs down for the latest edition of the Neepawa Banner & Press.

Would you like to send a thumbs up or thumbs down to an individual or group in the community? Please send it our way. Submissions must include a name and must be under 100 words.We want to hear from you!In person: 243 Hamilton St. Neepawa By fax: 204-476-5073 By email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Homebodies - When is a light fixture more than a source of light?

By Rita Friesen

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I get attached to things. Not that I need to buy more or new things. Things from the past that have meaning for me. When our family settled on the farm in the Riding Mountain area, we selected a wagon wheel light fixture to brighten our meals at the family table.

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Observation - Dec. 9, 2017

By Addy Oberlin


It is a well known fact that animals feel and discern the emotional and physical state of their owners. A horse will react to how his owner feels that day. He will not perform to his highest capacity if the rider is distressed or ill.

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My perspective - Visitors wanted

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

Neepawa Banner & Press

Have you dreamed of looking into the Mona Lisa’s eyes, sitting on the beach in Barcelona, or standing in St Mark’s Square in Venice? Across the globe, many people are now making their travel dreams a reality and it’s creating unexpected problems, especially in historically popular destinations.

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Right in the centre - In God we trust

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

In God we trust is the official motto of the United States of America. Adopted officially in 1956 by the U.S. government, it is followed to varying degrees by the U.S. government and its citizens. Also to varying degrees, it is held near and dear by other countries and to a greater or lesser extent by individuals everywhere. I say to a greater or lesser extent because how much we trust in God is a matter of choice. Countries and individuals make that choice every day.

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