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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, it merged with the Rossburn Review and Shoal Lake Star in 1984, and later the Hamiota Echo (1992) to form Crossroads This Week in January 2001.

Publishers

Period

Publisher

1891-1943

Edmund James Wilson (1858-1943)

1943-1976

Thomas Arthur Wilson (1896-1977)

1976-1984

Patricia Jean Robertson (1941-?)

After 1984

See Crossroads This Week

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: 10 April 2019

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