My perspective - Across the ages

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

The Neepawa Banner

In the last month or so, it seems as though I have had frequent occasion to talk to some seniors within our community. It all started about a month ago, when I was gathering stories our VE Day special. During that time, I got a front row seat to stories from World War II, both at home and abroad.

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Right in the centre - Everything involves the economy

By Ken Waddell

The Neepawa Banner

One of Quebec’s most famous provincial politicians Jacques Parizeau, the man who lead the 1995 referendum for Quebec separation has died. He still stands in history for Quebec separation, alongside Rene Levesque who lead the 1980 referendum and Lucien Bouchard.

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Faithfully Yours - A free society is a responsible society

By Neil Strohschein

As I write these words, our American neighbors are celebrating Memorial Day. It is one of two days each year on which they pause to recognize the heroism of their armed forces and to reflect on the blessings their sacrifices have brought to all Americans.

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Homebodies - Things that made me smile

By Rita Friesen

A rather aggressive driver swept past me, certainly exceeding the speed limit. And then, just nicely ahead of me the driver slammed on his brakes. My thoughts were less than charitable! The car swerved to the left, dodging a mother duck hustling her little family across the busy highway. My thoughts were mixed, shame over my hasty reaction, and pleasure at the consideration shown by the driver of the other car. 

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Not so silent E - Welcome to Neepawa coach...Please protect our lunch money

By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

The Neepawa Natives have tracked down a new coach for the upcoming MJHL season. On May 21, the team announced it had come to terms with Jim Fuyarchuk to fill space behind the players during games.

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