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Friesens and The Red River Valley Echo – An Historical Perspective

In the 1880’s, Henry Ward Beecher made this observation: “The newspaper is a greater treasure to the people than uncounted millions of gold.”      Years ago, reading the daily or weekly newspaper was an “experience”, because within its inky pages were columns filled with the life and breath of the community; whether it broached topics on […]

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