80 years ago
Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1932
On Friday night Constable McClain and James Strohman stationed themselves at the junctions of No. 4 and 5 Highways and stopped all cars coming from the east.
They were looking for four men wanted in Winnipeg for robbery. The robbers did not come this way.
70 years ago
Thursday, Sept. 24, 1942
A.W. Frampton received a number of letters from his nephew Jim, who is a Prisoner of War in Germany.
Jim was taken prisoner at Dunkerque, and sent to the German prison camp Astallae, and put to work in a coal mine
Having lost his uniform in the raid, he had to wear canvas all the first winter, but states that things have improved now, and that he has become quite fluent in the German language.
60 years ago
Thursday, Sept. 23, 1952
With the many quick changes made in the Manitoba weather during the growing season, it is no wonder that old mother nature sometimes becomes very confused.
The latest instance of a plant or tree blossoming out of season was found in the garden of Mrs. Peter Baryla, Birnie, who picked blossoms off a crab apple tree on Sept. 18.
50 years ago
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 1962
Church officials and laypersons came from many parts of the province Friday for the dedication service held on the lawn in front of the new Bourke Street housekeeping units of the Osborne home.
Officiating at the formal dedication was Reverend G. B. Mather, assistant secretary of the board of Evangelism and social services. It was estimated about 150 people participated.
Chairman for the program was R. J. Drysdale, chairman of the Osborne home board.
40 years ago
Thursday, Sept. 28, 1972
Neepawa Yellowhead Centre has been allocated a grant of $20,000 under the provincial government's program of distribution of lottery funds to help provide recreational facilities.
Although the $20,000 grant will be a big boost to the Yellowhead Centre, the centennial project committee said at a special finance committee meeting Tuesday morning that the fund still has a long way to go in order to retire $100,000 in loans over the next 12 years.
30 years ago
Thursday, Sept. 23, 1982
The seventh annual flee market held at the Yellowhead Arena, Sept. 19 was the most successful to date said Beautiful Plains Museum spokesman Pat Traill.
She said over 1,850 persons passed through the entrance to wander among more than 90 tables of memorabilia and crafts. The museum board expects to net a good return for their efforts.
20 years ago
Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1992
The Neepawa Fire Department responded quickly last week to extinguish a fire at the Neepawa nuisance grounds.
The fire was threatening to spread to a farmer's adjacent field that had been damaged by a nuisance ground fire just a couple weeks earlier.
10 years ago
Monday, Sept. 23, 2002
No women ran during the last two municipal elections in town, and at least one Neepawa woman is looking to change that.
Myra Bennet, who owns and operates Myra's Ladies' and Men's Wear is hoping more than one woman puts her name forward for the Oct. 23election. But she said, with only one week to go until nomination close, time is running out.
"I certainly haven't had any luck convincing anyone to run," Bennet said. "But I'm going to keep trying."
Bennet said some of the women she hoped would enter the election race said they simply aren't prepared to make the time commitment.
The same applies for her personally. Between operating a store, and spending time with her grandchildren, Bennet said there are hardly enough hours in the day.