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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-?

T. A. Wilson

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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