The Steinbach Tribune

Did somebody say Faspa?! Break out the butter, jam and tweibach..wie ha jast!

Did somebody say Faspa?! Break out the butter, jam and tweibach..wie ha jast!

 The more "deluxe "faspa was generally reserved for Sunday jast

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The reality of the 1948 Mennonite immigration to Paraguay

The reality of the 1948 Mennonite immigration to Paraguay

A bright vision of peace in a tropical paradise led 1,700 members of a Canadian sect to Paraguay three years ago in a mass exodus from Manitoba farms. Here is one family’s story of life — and death — in the green hell where 900 still struggle to build a Vale of Happiness MARCH 1 1951 W. O. MITCHELL The Tragic Trek of the Mennonites A bright vision of peace in a tropical paradise led 1,700 members of a Canadian sect to Paraguay three years ago in a mass exodus from Manitoba farms. Here is one family’s story of life...

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2022 International Woman’s Day recognizes Helena Peters

2022 International Woman’s Day recognizes Helena Peters

This year, International Woman’s Day recognizes Helena Peters. The Tourist Hotel in Steinbach was well known for it’s courteous service and home cooking. The Peters family owned the hotel from 1930-1972. A fact that seems lost on many is that the hotel’s purpose was more than that of a drinking establishment. The hotel had rooms for travelers, offered home cooked meals and also included a barbershop. Helena Peters cooked many a meal behind the stove at the Tourist Hotel and was well recognized as serving some of the best food in Steinbach. On the occasion of International Women’s day 2022,...

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