Two vehicle accident near Neepawa


By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

One person was rushed to hospital with undetermined injuries on Monday afternoon, after a two-vehicle accident on the edge of Neepawa.

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Beautiful brick beds

By Sheila Runions

      Banner Staff

Last week’s Chamber of Commerce column reminded readers the provincial government provides Hometown Manitoba grants for “main street” development. Rivers Legion Ladies Auxiliary applied for $800 for a project; they received that funding and paid their own $800+ for the job.

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CN Hostel refurbished

By Sheila Runions

The Rivers Banner

The E-shaped building located on CN property in Rivers (north of the little stationette) is filled to capacity with train men and women crew who use the facility between train schedules. It is known as the CN hostel, but those who use and work in the buildings refer to is as The Bunkhouse.

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Country Christmas coming to Brookdale

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

The Neepawa Banner

On Dec. 10, Christmas is coming early to Brookdale with a special performance by Country Blend. This will be the second year that the band and the Brookdale Elementary School Parent Council have teamed up to present a Christmas concert. 

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Open house fills the house

Neepawa 55 Front

By Ken Waddell
The Neepawa Banner
Zen Development held an open house at the former Neepawa-Gladstone Co-op grocery store in downtown Neepawa on Wednesday night. Only one word can describe the response and that's "overwhelming". James and Carla Janzen and John Lavich, of Zen Development, had prepared for 40 to 50 people but about 75 showed up to have a quick first look at their proposed 55Plus seniors housing project.

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