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Penner refit of Mount Rushmore

Penner refit of Mount Rushmore

Although I'm somewhat biased because I think there's a lot of great Penners out there (my opinion, just saying) but I think Mount Rusmore could use a more modern refit.  What do you think? Click on the image below to see more fun "Penner humor" items!

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The most eagerly anticipated Steinbach event of the year,..the FREE Pancake Breakfast!

The most eagerly anticipated Steinbach event of the year,..the FREE Pancake Breakfast!

Ah yes, who could forget Steinbach’s famous yearly free pancake breakfast?!,…and waiting in line for hours!? I heard that they only served pancakes (no sausage, no bacon, no worscht)  Notice the magic Menno word FREE :-)  Do they still do this in Steinbach?

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Steinbach Main St. ca 1940 Brandt's Cafe

Steinbach Main St. ca 1940 Brandt's Cafe

"Tempestas" snow plane in front of Brandt's Cafe next to sheet metal shop Steinbach Main St. ca 1940. One of thirteen built by Bill Wiebe and Frank Sawatzky.  They were used in emergency situations by the Manitoba government when roads were blocked.

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Jacob T. Loewen Movers Steinbach

Jacob T. Loewen Movers Steinbach

Apparently Jacob T. Loewen movers were well know in western Canada and would move almost anything including a grain elevator.  

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Memories of Steinbach Fabric Shop and Sew & Save

The Steinbach Tribune

Memories of Steinbach Fabric Shop and Sew & Save

The newest fashions and the latest styles were all to be had by the thrifty Steinbach household that had someone who knew how to sew! Paying retail for clothes at Sylerite or settle on less desirable clothes at the MCC?.?  Wait,.. there's another option!  Pickup a pattern and a nice poly-cotton blend and make your own!  The "I can make it cheaper" Mennonite spirit was alive in well in Steinbach! Sew & Save and Steinbach Fabric Shop were probably  two of the most well known textile shops from back in the day.  How about a nice checkered yellow fortrel to...

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