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Manitoba Business: Rivers Gazette

In 1908, the Rivers Gazette was established at Rivers by Thomas Offen. He sold it to Graham Barker in 1945 who amalgamated it with the Rapid City Reporter to form the Gazette-Reporter and operated the paper until 1956.





Thomas William Offen (1881-1959)


Graham Franklin Barker (1908-1980)


The Story of Manitoba’s Weekly Newspapers by Major A. M. Pratt, The Manitoba Weekly Newspapers Association, 1970, pages 349-358.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 January 2018

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