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MHS Centennial Business: Morris Herald

The Morris Herald weekly newspaper was founded in 1880 by James “Jim” Hooper. In the fall of 1955, it merged with the Altona Echo under the name Red River Valley Echo.

Editors and Publishers


Editor and Publisher


James “Jim” Hooper (1855-1923)




Albert Fennell (1882-?)


George David Lazier Minaker (1896-1982)


Kathleen Annie Hamblin Scutter (1893-1994)


“Western Canadian Editors,” Dauphin Herald, 20 April 1906, page 3.

“I first saw,” Winnipeg Tribune, 26 December 1921, page 4.

“Home town boy makes good – at home,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 March 1956, page 27.

Obituary [George David Lazier Minaker], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 September 1982, page 49.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 March 2022

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