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Highway crash

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Emergency responders work at the scene of a two vehicle collision on Highway 10 north of the Highway 25 intersection on Sunday afternoon. Freezing rain and light snow made for slippery road conditions over the weekend. Some Westman highways, including Highway 10 through Riding Mountain National Park, were snow-covered with blowing snow conditions on Sunday.

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Emergency responders work at the scene of a two vehicle collision on Highway 10 north of the Highway 25 intersection on Sunday afternoon. Freezing rain and light snow made for slippery road conditions over the weekend. Some Westman highways, including Highway 10 through Riding Mountain National Park, were snow-covered with blowing snow conditions on Sunday.

Seasoned drivers

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A pair of motorcyclists defy the season and take to the road along 11th Street near the Daly Bridge on Saturday afternoon. Brandon’s status as an island of snow-free living is shrinking fast with flurries expected over the coming days.

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A pair of motorcyclists defy the season and take to the road along 11th Street near the Daly Bridge on Saturday afternoon. Brandon’s status as an island of snow-free living is shrinking fast with flurries expected over the coming days.

Jolly jumper

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Madison Strain rides a festively-attired horse while competing in Deck The Stalls equestrian events at the Keystone Centre’s Agricultural Centre of Excellence on Saturday. Riders from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario came together for the weekend event.

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Madison Strain rides a festively-attired horse while competing in Deck The Stalls equestrian events at the Keystone Centre’s Agricultural Centre of Excellence on Saturday. Riders from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario came together for the weekend event.

Bobcats face Spartans

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Brandon Bobcats' Aleah Bridges looks for an open pass while speeding past teammate Alyssa Montgomery and Trinity Western Spartans' Chantelle Martin during university women's basketball, Saturday evening.

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Brandon Bobcats' Aleah Bridges looks for an open pass while speeding past teammate Alyssa Montgomery and Trinity Western Spartans' Chantelle Martin during university women's basketball, Saturday evening.

Dachshund through the snow

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A pair of dachshunds pose patiently during a Christmas photo session with pets at Pet Valu on Eighteenth Street, Saturday morning. Proceeds from the annual event go towards the Brandon Humane Society.

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A pair of dachshunds pose patiently during a Christmas photo session with pets at Pet Valu on Eighteenth Street, Saturday morning. Proceeds from the annual event go towards the Brandon Humane Society.

Cabbage rolls and coffee, mm mm good

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Some of the last items available are snapped up at the Ukrainian National Hall during a food sale, Saturday morning. The sale, which has been going on over 40 years now, sold over 500 perogies, cabbage rolls and other traditional items.

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Some of the last items available are snapped up at the Ukrainian National Hall during a food sale, Saturday morning. The sale, which has been going on over 40 years now, sold over 500 perogies, cabbage rolls and other traditional items.

Tree top view

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Marshal Terhoch arranges some of the evergreens at his Christmas tree shop at Eighteenth Street and Park Avenue, Friday afternoon. Last night was the first day of the new season for trees, with a portion of proceeds this year going to Brandon's Traditional Christmas Dinner being held this year at the Victoria Inn.

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Marshal Terhoch arranges some of the evergreens at his Christmas tree shop at Eighteenth Street and Park Avenue, Friday afternoon. Last night was the first day of the new season for trees, with a portion of proceeds this year going to Brandon's Traditional Christmas Dinner being held this year at the Victoria Inn.

Casual Friday

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Logan Hildebrandt (left) and Dylan Lindberg walk up 13th Street during a mild Friday afternoon. It was easy to keep this Friday casual as Brandon hit 7ºC — close enough to shirt sleeves weather for some.

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Logan Hildebrandt (left) and Dylan Lindberg walk up 13th Street during a mild Friday afternoon. It was easy to keep this Friday casual as Brandon hit 7ºC — close enough to shirt sleeves weather for some.

River retrieval

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Brandon Police Service officers were called out on Thursday to investigate at the Assiniboine River, at 65th Street East by Maple Leaf Foods, following reports of a vehicle in the river. A diver was sent in to attach a tow cable to the submerged truck, that was suspected to have been stolen.

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Brandon Police Service officers were called out on Thursday to investigate at the Assiniboine River, at 65th Street East by Maple Leaf Foods, following reports of a vehicle in the river. A diver was sent in to attach a tow cable to the submerged truck, that was suspected to have been stolen.

A bowl full of opportunity

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Cassie Price loads glazed ceramic bowls from Angie Nor Addin and Jill Gervais into the firing kilns at Brandon University’s ceramics studio on Thursday. More than 100 handmade and wheel thrown bowls created by BU students will be on sale on Wednesday, Nov. 26, in the Knowles-Douglas Mingling Area for the cost of $10. Proceeds from the bowl sale will go directly to the student artist.

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Cassie Price loads glazed ceramic bowls from Angie Nor Addin and Jill Gervais into the firing kilns at Brandon University’s ceramics studio on Thursday. More than 100 handmade and wheel thrown bowls created by BU students will be on sale on Wednesday, Nov. 26, in the Knowles-Douglas Mingling Area for the cost of $10. Proceeds from the bowl sale will go directly to the student artist.

Top Story

Short power outage set for south of Brandon

Mnaitoba Hydro will cut electricity to about 200 homes and businesses south of Brandon this afternoon, as they work to remove an inch and a half of ice from the power lines.

They say that electricty will be shut off at 4:15 p.m. to rural areas around the Carroll substation — about midway between Souris and Wawanesa.

The affected area will stretch ...

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  • Calgary woman turns herself in to Brandon police

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