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Manitoba History No. 88
Manitoba
History

No. 88

Lieutenant Governor's History Award
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Governor's
History
Award

MHS Fundraising Dinner
MHS
Fundraising
Dinner

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

MHS Centennial Business: Birtle Eye-Witness

This weekly newspaper was established on 17 September 1891 with its first publisher serving for 53 years. Designated as an MHS Centennial Business, in January 2001, the Birtle Eye-Witness merged with the Hamiota Echo, Rossburn Review, and Shoal Lake Star to form Crossroads This Week.

Publishers

Period

Publisher

1891-1943

Edmund James Wilson (1858-1943)

1943-1976

Thomas Arthur Wilson (1896-1977)

1976-?

Patricia Jean Robertson (1941-?)

?-2001

Nesbitt Publishing

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba’s Weekly Newspapers by Major A. M. Pratt, The Manitoba Weekly Newspapers Association, 1970.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 January 2018

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