Love of reading is in the air in Neepawa
“I Love to Read” month is back in Manitoba, and Hazel M. Kellington (HMK) School and the Neepawa Public Library are both excited about the chance to share and encourage a love of literacy for all. Patrons who stop in at the library will notice that ...
- Bad blood already in Neepawa/Cartwright series
Neepawa's Cam Tibbett and Cartwright's Conner Drewry ended game one of the best-of-seven series with a fight, as players look on. By Eoin Devereux. The Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press. A hat trick, a penalty shot, an altercation between a player and a ...and more »
- Neepawa Figure Skating Club attends regionals
The Neepawa Figure Skating Club was well represented at the North/South Westman STARSkate Regional Competition in Deloraine on Feb. 3-4. In the Creative Improv event Addison Atkey earned a bronze ribbon. Addison also earned a bronze ribbon in ...and more »
- Drawings unveiled for Neepawa's new firehall
Neepawa is one step closer to starting construction on its new fire hall. On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Town Council presented the completed drawings for the proposed 10,000-square-foot structure, which will be built on the former C.N. property, near Mill Street.
- Where are they now? 1970- '71 Neepawa Natives
Photo courtesy of Cecil Pittman archives: Southwest Hockey Champions: 1970- '71 Neepawa Natives. Back row: Jim Easton, Ian Kingdon, Norm Koberinski, Harvey Ebner, Barrie Brooking, Les Thomson, Jim Sangster, Bob Jaska, Murray Wilkie and Larry ...
- Great weekend for Neepawa Figure Skating
Neepawa's Ice Prec*Ice Synchronized Skating teams had a strong showing in their first competition of the season, in Morden, on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Manitoba Synchronized Skating Championships. Cynthia Chartrand, the coach of all four teams, was ...and more »
- Search For Missing 28-Year-Old Neepawa Resident Ongoing
NEEPAWA, MB – Local RCMP are requesting the help of the general public in locating missing 28-year-old, Kyle Schibler. Schibler – originally from Gladstone, Manitoba – hasn't been seen since mid-day on Friday, February 3rd. RCMP describe Schibler as ...and more »
- Neepawa's Winter Wonderland back again
Neepawa's annual Winter Wonderland Festival is back – and promises to be bigger and better than ever – on Feb. 20, from 12 - 3 p.m. at the Flats. The extra hour, says Amanda Novak, Leisure Services Coordinator with the Town of Neepawa, allows for even ...
- Historic hockey night in Neepawa
The Neepawa Natives celebrated a major milestone on Saturday, Jan. 28, as the team played their 1,500th game in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. To commemorate the occasion, several former players and management returned to Neepawa to be a ...and more »
- Police academy for senior hoping to come to Neepawa
Neepawa's older population may have an opportunity to learn some essential and timely skills if a grassroots program called Police Academy: Older Adult Division gets the volunteers it needs to get up and running. The program has been created by the ...
- Gymnastic season underway for Neepawa Novas
The Neepawa Gymnastics Club has had an excellent start to the gymnastics season. 145 recreational gymnasts attended classes from the end of September to the end of December. The second session of recreational gymnastics classes has just started and ...and more »
- Journey for Sight roars through Neepawa
On Saturday, Jan, 21, snowmobilers taking part in the Lion's Journey for Sight stopped in Neepawa for some lunch. Commenting on this year's event, rider Randy Ewakiw said, “The warmer temperatures made the trail sticky and in some cases, very slushy.
- Looking back - 1967: Massive weather shift hits Neepawa and area
J.A. Clare's store on the corner of Mountain Ave and Hamilton St, which is now the location of the Neepawa Shop-Easy. By Cecil Pittman. The Neepawa Press. 80 years ago. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 1937: Neepawa Collegiate blanks Brandon, the collegiate ...
- Neepawa Council disappointed with Dutch Elm deal
Neepawa Town Council has agreed to a new deal on the control of Dutch Elm Disease. The cost sharing agreement is with the province and outlines the responsibilities between the two sides. In accordance with the new Community Forest Grant Agreement, ...
- Oh deer! Neepawa divided over visitors
Each night, as dusk falls, Neepawa sees its population grow, but not everyone is happy about the visitors. For the last month, the town has become a popular hangout for deer who feast on trees, shrubs and birdseed. Starting early this month residents ...
- Neepawa Farmers make it 10 in a row
Photo by Eoin Devereux A five point night from Matt Lowry helped the Neepawa Farmers to a 10-3 victory over Pilot Mound. By Eoin Devereux. The Neepawa Press/Neepawa Banner. A five-point effort (2 goals - 3 assists) from Matt Lowry helped to pace the ...and more »
- Neepawa businesses awaiting return of dumpsters
A short turn around in the change of garbage contractors is being blamed for the unsightly piles of commercial garbage collecting around Neepawa this month. Without curbside pickup, most of the town's commercial properties depend on communal ...
- Looking Back 1947: Blizzard shuts down Neepawa
80 years ago. Friday, Jan. 22, 1937: Congratulations are due today to Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Pasquill on the attainment of their 25 Wedding Anniversary. They were married January 22, 1911, at the All Saints Church, Thelwall Cheshire, England. 70 years ago.
- Neepawa Farmers just keep winning
It's been nearly two months since the Neepawa Farmers last felt the sting of defeat in a Tiger Hills Hockey League (THHL) game. The team has steamrolled their opposition since mid-November, on the way to nine straight wins and an 11-4-0 record.
- Neepawa's Kusugak pots two late goals in win
Bryce Kusugak scored twice in the final six minutes to lead the Neepawa Tigers past the visiting Crocus Plainsmen 3-1 in Wednesday's lone Westman High School Hockey League game. Brennan Wiebe also sniped and added an assist for the Tigers ...
- Neepawa Minor Hockey pleased with tournament response
The Neepawa Minor Hockey Association is extremely pleased with the response to its annual Atom Tournament of Champions. The event, which spanned 21 games over four days at the Yellowhead Centre, featured 10 teams from across the province.and more »
- Neepawa-Gladstone Co-op supports palliative care
Neepawa-Gladstone Co-op human resources mananger Glenda Finkewich presenting cheques to Mary Ellen Clark (top picture) and JoAnn Beavington (bottom picture) on Thursday, Jan. 5. By Eoin Devereux. The Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press. Palliative ...
- Neepawa's new online presence
Left to right: Director of finance and utilities Dalyse Robertson and economic development officer Marilyn Crewe show off the revamped www.neepawa.ca, which launched at the start of the year. The improved website was a collaborative effort between the ...
- New fire truck for Neepawa
The Neepawa Fire Department has added a new vehicle to its fleet. The 2016 International pumper truck, which was ordered from Fort Garry Fire Trucks of Winnipeg, arrived just before the end of the year. The price tag for the new truck was $399,895 ...
- Boissevain wins Neepawa Atom Tournament
The Boissevain Border Kings capped off a dominant weekend on the ice with an impressive win in the A-side final of the Neepawa Minor Hockey Tournament of Champions. The Kings upended the Carman Cougars in the championship game on Sunday, Jan ...and more »
- My Neepawa - Oh deer!
Deer have been recently been spotted on multiple occasions throughout the south end of Neepawa. The bold pair appear to be searching for food. In the early afternoon on Saturday, Jan. 7, these pair were seen on second avenue, south of the Yellowhead ...
Neepawa Man Dies After Truck Slips In Front Of Train
NEEPAWA, MB — A man has died after his pickup truck was struck by a train. It happened Sunday evening just after 8:30pm at the Boughton Road tracks in Arden. Neepawa RCMP say it appears the man wasn't able to stop in time at the uncontrolled crossing ...and more »
Catholic church in Neepawa bursting at the seams due to immigration
If you're planning to attend St. Dominic's Roman Catholic Church in Neepawa, Man., on any given Sunday of the year, plan to arrive early or you might have to stand. "It's inspiring to see," Father Mark Filips told CBC News after mass on Sunday. "Young ...
Flyers Get Past Neepawa In Overtime
Defenseman Tyler Lindstrom scored the game winner, two minutes into overtime as the Winkler Flyers beat the visiting Neepawa Natives 4-3 on Sunday night. Picking up their eighth win in their last ten games, the Flyers continued to keep pace in the very ...and more »
- Neepawa Legion honours Pittman
On Friday, Dec. 16, Neepawa Royal Canadian Legion Branch Number 23 president Brent Hunter presented Cecil Pittman with a certificate of appreciation. The honour was for Pittman's continued support of the Legion by decorating the Yellowhead Hall ...
- Neepawa Atom Tournament of Champions - myWestman.ca
Ten teams from across the province will compete in the 2017 edition of the Neepawa Atom Tournament of Champions. The event will feature a total of 21 games ...and more »
- Neepawa Atom Tournament of Champions
Ten teams from across the province will compete in the 2017 edition of the Neepawa Atom Tournament of Champions. The event will feature a total of 21 games played over the span of four days at the Yellowhead Centre. Along with the host club from ...and more »
- Neepawa Town Council - Tuesday, Dec. 20: New company taking over garbage collection
A new company will start picking up Neepawa's garbage and recycling in 2017. Town council voted on Tuesday, Dec. 20 to enter an agreement with Municipal Waste Management (MWM). The deal with the company, who is based out of Souris, will be for ...
- Neepawa, Carberry play instant classic
If you're a fan of basketball, mark Monday, Jan. 30 on your calendar, because that's the day the Neepawa Tigers and Carberry Cougars junior varsity teams will once again play each other. If it's anything like their first contest on Monday, Dec. 19th ...and more »
- OUT OF THE HACK: Neepawa bonspiel fun for families
Cheering on Team Canada at the under-21 world junior men's hockey championship is a tradition synonymous with Boxing Day. So too is curling — in Neepawa. Since she was a teenager, Michelle Babcock has curled at the annual Neepawa Boxing Day ...
- Neepawa, Gladstone play instant classic
If you're a fan of basketball, mark Monday, Jan. 30 on your calendar, because that's the day the Neepawa Tigers and Carberry Cougars junior varsity teams will once again play each other. If it's anything like their first contest on Monday, Dec. 19th ...
- Neepawa Farmers blank Melita Bisons
Photo by Eoin Devereux. A shot by Matt Lowry (20) hits the back of the net, during Neepawa's 6-0 win over Melita on Saturday, Dec. 17. By Eoin Devereux. The Neepawa Press/Neepawa Banner. The Neepawa Farmers are quietly rounding into form, as the ...and more »
- Big support for Neepawa child care spaces
Back row, from left: HyLife Foods representatives Don Dufort, Darian Major, Denis Vielfaure and Jeremy Janzen; Danielle Arsenault (Budz 'n Bloom staff), Donna Gork-Todoruk (Budz director), Clair McCannell (Budz board member), Crystal Murray (Budz staff ...
- My Neepawa - Frosted green
Elaine Henderson, of Neepawa, took this neat picture showing frost-covered trees and green grass. What's “Your Neepawa”? We're asking readers to share with us their pictures of past and present Neepawa. To share a picture, please email a high ...
- Neepawa Natives showcase skills in Winnipeg
The Neepawa Natives racked up some miles on the team bus this week with games in Waywayseecappo and Winnipeg. The first contest would see a two goal effort from Justin Metcalf, including the overtime winner, power the Neepawa Natives to a 4-3 win ...and more »
- Neepawa town council: big plans for the Flats
Photo by Eoin Devereux. The Town of Neepawa has hired a design and consulting firm to develop a master plan for the development of the Flats in Neepawa. Councillors also raised the idea of giving the area a more formal name. By Eoin Devereux.
- Neepawa Farmers gain ground in THHL standings
A pair of important wins over the weekend have put the Neepawa Farmers within striking distance of top spot in the Tiger Hills Hockey League's eastern division. The club's first triumph was a hard fought 5-4 victory over the Minnedosa Bombers (6-2-0 ...
Neepawa's Community TV Station Opens Up Opportunity to Learn Media Biz
NEEPAWA, Man. — NACTV has been in operation as a community access TV station serving Neepawa and area since 1977. The broadcast license is held by an eight-person, community-elected board. The station broadcasts mostly locally produced ...
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Written by Dave Anthony
A strong first period saw the Steinbach Pistons get off to a 4-1 lead and that's how the game would end as the Pistons pushed their winning streak to three straight games on the road in Neepawa on Saturday night. Jordan Bochinski got the scoring ...
- My Neepawa - Winter Wonderland
The beautiful Langford Neepawa Winter Park should be renamed Winter “Wonderland”. Located just east of Neepawa, this local treasure is very peaceful and perfect for snowshoeing. What's “Your Neepawa”? We're asking readers to share with us their ...
- Looking Back - 1986: Neepawa citizens purchase the Margaret Laurence Home
Photo courtesy of Cecil Pittman archive: Thursday, Dec. 4, 1986, Margaret Laurence Home Committee purchased the Simpson Home. By Cecil Pittman. The Neepawa Press. 80 years ago. Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1936: The Dominion Unemployment Bureau has ...
- Neepawa Farmers beat Carberry Plainsmen
The Neepawa Farmers are starting to find some consistency to their game, as they recently topped the Carberry Plainsmen by the score of 5-2. The game, held on Saturday, Dec. 3, in Carberry, actually didn't start all that well for the Farmers though, as ...and more »
Pistons Use Big First Period To Down Neepawa
A strong first period saw the Steinbach Pistons get off to a 4-1 lead and that's how the game would end as the Pistons pushed their winning streak to three straight games on the road in Neepawa on Saturday night. Jordan Bochinski got the scoring ...and more »
- Neepawa knocks off Massey, Virden
Jesse Jones scored twice for the Neepawa Tigers as they handed the Vincent Massey Vikings their first regulation loss of the season in one of six Westman High School Hockey League games played on the weekend. At the Enns Brothers Arena, Ryan ...