Bamboo Garden reopens

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

The Neepawa Banner

Last Sunday, the Bamboo Garden Restaurant in Neepawa reopened under new management. Vanessa Dieng and her husband Jason have operated a restaurant in Grandview for the last four years. Jason will continue to operate that restaurant.

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Rivers flea market a first

By Sheila Runions

      Banner Staff


Heather Gray, Betty MacDonald and Barb Plewes co-ordinated a Christmas event in Rivers on Sunday, Dec. 7. Held at Rivers Legion, the six-hour flea market was attended by 28 vendors and several generous patrons.

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Library corner


By Sherri Dziver



As the year 2014 comes to a close, how wonderful it is to report that Prairie Crocus Regional Library has been a busy place! The holiday season is upon us once again, the season for giving and receiving as well as being thankful for friends and family.

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Via needed police assistance

By Bruce Klassen


Police Chief


November saw Rivers Police Service host a town hall meeting; there will be an official report forthcoming. From this report a strategic plan will be implemented. Traffic enforcement was one of the topics brought up and the intersection at Second and Colombia where vehicles are parking too close to the curb, making it difficult to see when travelling north.

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Anglicans enjoy food and fellowship

By Jessie Bell


St. James’ Anglican Church’s annual pre-Christmas social was held Tuesday evening, Dec. 2 in Shelly Moms Kitchen. Present for the banquet supper and fellowship were clergy from St. Matthew’s Cathedral, namely Paul and Jean Curtis, Nigel and Barb Packwood and their daughter. Paul and Nigel are former ministers at St. James’ in Rivers.

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