Neepawa Cubs ready for a memorable season
The 2017 baseball season could be one to remember for the Neepawa Cubs. Not only will the club field one of its most competitive squads this year, but they'll do so on the diamond's grandest stage, as they'll host the Senior 'AA' Provincial ...
- Neepawa resident will soon have a "Nurse Next Door"
Working as a director of care for a personal care home, Ann Chan used to get calls from people looking for help for their family members. The common story involved an elderly parent living in another community who needed a nurse or care giver's help, ...
- Neepawa bowlers reflect on 5-pin Nationals
Emma Gerrard and Gregory Eu of Neepawa were a part of Team Manitoba at the 2017 Canadian Youth Challenge Bowling Championship. By Eoin Devereux. The Neepawa Banner. A pair of local bowlers have returned from the Canadian Youth Challenge ...
- Daughter on Call coming to Neepawa
In November 2012, Gail Freeman-Campbell founded Daughter on Call with one casual health care aide. Now, she's preparing to expand her Brandon-based business into the Neepawa area. Freeman-Campbell, who worked as a nurse, said that she ...
- Spring has sprung at the Neepawa Library
It's the end of another long winter and at Neepawa Library, we're glad to see people popping in to look at gardening books and home improvement magazines. We haven't seen many April showers, but surely the May flowers will be showing themselves soon!
- Neepawa hires new fire chief
The Town of Neepawa has hired a new fire chief. Yves Guillas has taken over the position from Scott Gibson, effective immediately. Guillas has over 20 years of accumulated experience as the deputy chief and has also previously served as the interim ...
- Westlake Employment asks for support from Town of Neepawa
Westlake Employment Skills and Services made a presentation to Town Council, on Tuesday, Apr. 4. Board members and representatives noted that the operational budget for the not-for-profit service from Aug. 2017 to July 2018 will be $68,765. The ...
- New fund established to help Neepawa Cemetery
Neepawa is known for its beautiful cemetery and a newly established charitable fund aims to preserve and enhance that beauty forever. Last year, life-long Neepawa resident Wilma Gill established the Riverside Cemetery fund, a designated fund within ...
- Teen challenge group to come to Neepawa
Krista was molested at eight years old, causing her to lose her identity and sense of self-worth. At 20, she was raped and her life soon spiraled out of control. Trying to mend the broken pieces of her heart, Krista turned to drugs and satanism. She ...
- Neepawa Public Library brings stories to seniors
The Neepawa Public Library is bringing a variety of books to the seniors who live at Kinsmen Kourts and Elks Manor, saving them a trip to the library in spring's oftentimes changeable weather. Debbie Unger, Branch Supervisor at the Neepawa Public ...
- Neepawa Natives turn attention to spring prospects camp
After being focused primarily on their recent playoff run, the management, scouts and coaching staff for the Neepawa Natives must quickly turn their attention towards the annual spring prospects camp. Just over 90 players from across Canada and the ...
- Neepawa Gymnastics wraps up season
The Neepawa Gymnastics Club has had a busy couple of months. They finished off January by hosting their home competition. Eight clubs from across the province and approximately 167 gymnasts attended the Regional Stream Competition in Winnipeg Mar ...
- Neepawa Library spring update
Spring is nearly here and all of us at Neepawa Library are looking forward to sunshine and warmer weather like everyone else, because it's hard to know what's more enjoyable than sitting out in the fresh air with the birds singing and a good book to read!
- Neepawa teams compete at Travellers Curling Championship
A pair of teams based out of the Neepawa Curling Club recently participated in the Travellers Curling Club Provincial Championship in Winnipeg.and more »
- Neepawa doles out the dollars: Town Council - Tuesday, Mar. 14, 2017
Preliminary information on Neepawa's new budget was discussed by council on Tuesday, Mar. 14. Mayor Adrian de Groot noted that those deliberations are on schedule. He added that public feedback through surveys and other input, as well as suggestions ...
- Neepawa Natives fall to Pistons in six
The post season run of the Neepawa Natives has come to an end, as they were downed by the Steinbach Pistons on Monday, Mar. 20, by the score of 3-1. The game, played at the Yellowhead Arena, was a great back and forth battle between the two clubs ...and more »
- Neepawa Natives fall to Pistons in six - MyWestman
The post season run of the Neepawa Natives has come to an end, as they were downed by the Steinbach Pistons on Monday, Mar. 20, by the score of 3-1.and more »
Des cours de tagalog pour les résidents de Neepawa
Une femme enseigne un cours de tagalog. Myla Ignacio enseigne depuis janvier le tout premier programme de langue tagalog aux résidents de Neepawa. Photo : Radio-Canada/Riley Laychuk. Des résidents de Neepawa suivent des cours de conversation ...
Neepawa residents embrace newcomer culture with new conversational Tagalog class
It's Friendly Manitoba, but Neepawa residents are going the extra mile: learning the language of their new neighbours to help them feel more welcome. Tagalog classes are proving to be a hit among native English speakers in the western Manitoba ...and more »
Neepawa residents embrace newcomer culture with new ... - CBC
It's Friendly Manitoba, but Neepawa residents are going the extra mile: learning the language of their new neighbours to help them feel more welcome.and more »
Neepawa Natives top Steinbach in game 4
A three point performance from defensemen Skyler Thorsteinson, combined with a stellar night between the pipes from Tyler Gutenberg, provided the Neepawa Natives the spark they needed to secure a 5-1 win over the Steinbach Pistons on Friday, Mar. 17.
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- Neepawa Natives fans enjoy post-season pep rally
After an extended absence from the post-season, it's hard to fault fans of the Neepawa Natives for wanting to celebrate the occasion. Just over 200 people did exactly that as they gathered at the Yellowhead Hall on Sunday, March 12 for a pep rally.
- Jets shoes propels Neepawa teen
Somebody is walking around with an exclusive pair of Winnipeg Jets sneakers — and she likely doesn't know she's the only person with a pair. Neepawa high school student Kennedy Baker was floored after a shoe she designed — the sole prototype — was ...
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OUT OF THE HACK: Neepawa teams hope to make playoffs at Travelers
Brandonite Stacey Fordyce has been in the last four Travelers women's curling club provincial championship finals but the last Westman skip other than her to make it that far was Darla Hanke. The now 47-year-old Neepawa skip lost the 2011 Manitoba ...
- Looking Back: 2007 -Neepawa's population at 3298
80 years ago. Friday, March 12, 1937: A special treat at the Roxy: SAN FRANCISO. This is undoubtedly one of the great pictures of the decade. The earthquake sequence is one of the most awesome spectacular ever seen on the screen – something you will ...
- Conversational Tagalog being taught in Neepawa
Tagalog, the Austronesian language that is spoken as a first language by a quarter of the population of the Philippines and as a second language by nearly every Filipino citizen, is now being taught in Neepawa. With the influx of Filipino immigrants to ...
- Neepawa Farmers eliminated from THHL playoffs
A last minute goal from former Swan Valley Stampeder Daylon Creasy has sent the Carberry Plainsmen to the THHL finals for the second straight year. Creasy's marker lifted Carberry to a 5-4 win over the Neepawa Farmers on Friday, Mar. 10 at the ...
- Neepawa Natives fall to Pistons in game two
Photo by Eoin Devereux. Pistons goaltender Roman Bengert makes a save on Reigan Buchanan during the second period on Sunday, Mar. 12. By Eoin Devereux. The Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press. A solid effort in the final four minutes of regulation was ...and more »
- Neepawa Natives take game one in Steinbach
Considering the Neepawa Natives have been playing 'playoff hockey' for the past five weeks, it shouldn't be shocking to anyone that they had gotten pretty good at it. But shock was likely what the Steinbach Pistons were feeling after falling 4-1 to ...and more »
- Neepawa Farmers on edge of elimination
The Neepawa Farmers are on the brink of elimination in their Tiger Hills Hockey League eastern semi-final. A five point night from Michael Reykdal (two goals-three assists) on Thursday, Mar. 10, powered the Carberry Plainsmen to a 7-5 win over the ...and more »
- Neepawa Natives year end award winners
On Sunday, Mar. 5, the Neepawa Natives handed out their annual player awards. 10 awards were presented during the final regular season game between Neepawa and the Swan Valley Stampeders. 2017-Awards-1. Reigan Buchanan was awarded the ...and more »
- Neepawa asks you to conserve water
On Wednesday, Mar. 8, the Town of Neepawa used its Code Red communication system to update residents on the aftermath of the storm that passed through the region on Monday, Mar. 6 and Tuesday, Mar. 7. The message requested that people please ...
- Neepawa Natives playoff bound
It was very fitting that the Neepawa Natives had to rally from behind to defeat the Swan Valley Stampeders, as this team has made a habit recently of pulling off last minute miracles. After trailing 2-0 in the first period, Neepawa exploded for five ...and more »
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Neepawa boy gets STARS' VIP treatment
Beckham Koscielny will be reunited today with the flight crew that saved his life when he was just six weeks old. The Neepawa boy, who turned four this week, has been named the VIP — Very Important Patient — who will take centre ice and drop the ...
- Carberry Plainsmen stun Neepawa Farmers
Likely the biggest takeaway for the Neepawa Farmers from game one of the Tiger Hills Hockey League eastern final is that the Carberry Plainsmen deserve to be here. Going into the matchup on Thursday, Mar. 2, there had been a few rumblings that Carberry ...and more »
- Neepawa Town Council: Resource Centre property sold
Neepawa town council has approved the sale of 290 Davidson Street to Budz 'n Bloom. The daycare was one of three groups who submitted a tender to buy the property, the others being Brews Brothers and CJ Radio. The winning bid from Budz 'n Bloom ...
Steinbach Takes One On The Chin In Neepawa
It could have been a preview of the opening round of the MJHL playoffs for the Steinbach Pistons as they fell to the Neepawa Natives 3-1 on Wednesday night. The Pistons sit in first place and await to see who will finish in the 8th spot. Currently, it ...
Flyers Earn 40th Win With Victory Over Neepawa
The Winkler Flyers picked up their 40th win of the season on Tuesday night with a 2-0 victory over the Neepawa Natives. Gino Lucia and Coltyn Bates both scored for Winkler, while Troy Martyniuk earned the 25 save shutout to help the Flyers win their ...and more »
- Looking back - 1967: Neepawa man dies in fire
80 years ago. Friday, March 5, 1937: Curling activities are entering around the Alec Dunlop Memorial trophy and to date, the Pollock and McGregor rinks are in the lead, with five wins each. Although Martin has only three games to his credit, he has a ...
- Neepawa hog plant down for three days
In what was described as the “most serious delay ever”, HyLife CEO Guy Baudry described the three day shut down at the hog processing plant. “The unit that is used to stun the hogs went down. It wasn't the mechanical part, it was the brains of the unit ...
- Neepawa Farmers eliminate Cartwright in dramatic fashion
An amazing offensive push in the final few minutes of the third period has propelled the Neepawa Farmers into the next round of the Tiger Hills Hockey League playoffs. Lance Nugent scored a pair of goals in the final 1:49 to lift the Farmers to a 3-2 ...
- Looking Back: 1967: Neepawa Natives are provincial champs
80 years ago. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1937: Last Friday, the Neepawa Winter Club held another of their semi monthly meetings. About 40 young people met at Brookers and from there hiked to Howden's hill where two hours or more were spent skiing and ...and more »
- 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 ...