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Monday Night Political Football

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Students tune into the first American presidential debate at a public viewing hosted by the Brandon University Politics Society, Monday evening at the campus pub.

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Students tune into the first American presidential debate at a public viewing hosted by the Brandon University Politics Society, Monday evening at the campus pub.

Scarecrow Days at Souris

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A display set up outside of Plaza Petals for Scarecrow Days at Souris.

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A display set up outside of Plaza Petals for Scarecrow Days at Souris.

Canine competition

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Quiver jumps while owner Lisa Lobb from Brandon runs in behind at the Crocus Obedience and Kennel Club Flyball Tournament in Souris on Sunday.

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Quiver jumps while owner Lisa Lobb from Brandon runs in behind at the Crocus Obedience and Kennel Club Flyball Tournament in Souris on Sunday.

Fogged out

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The Brandon Wheat Kings and the Moose Jaw Warriors try to play through thick ice-level fog at Westman Place on Saturday evening. The game was called in the second period due to player safety concerns because of the fog.

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The Brandon Wheat Kings and the Moose Jaw Warriors try to play through thick ice-level fog at Westman Place on Saturday evening. The game was called in the second period due to player safety concerns because of the fog.

Going up for the grab

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Crocus Plainsmen receiver Dakota Richard tries to haul in a pass over the outstretched arm of Elmwood Giants defensive back Jonas Bonion during their Winnipeg High School Football League Kas Vidruk (AA) Division game at Crocus on Thursday. The Plainsmen won 42-13.

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Crocus Plainsmen receiver Dakota Richard tries to haul in a pass over the outstretched arm of Elmwood Giants defensive back Jonas Bonion during their Winnipeg High School Football League Kas Vidruk (AA) Division game at Crocus on Thursday. The Plainsmen won 42-13.

It's a full house at the Brandon Armoury

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The first Brandon Chamber of Commerce fall luncheon, hosted by CFB Shilo and held in the Brandon Armoury on  Victoria Avenue on Thursday, was a sold-out affair.

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The first Brandon Chamber of Commerce fall luncheon, hosted by CFB Shilo and held in the Brandon Armoury on Victoria Avenue on Thursday, was a sold-out affair.

Changing colours

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Downtown Brandon is surrounded by the colours of autumn on a sunny Monday afternoon.

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Downtown Brandon is surrounded by the colours of autumn on a sunny Monday afternoon.

Flower spray

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Abigail Phipps with the City of Brandon waters hanging flower baskets on 10th Street on a warm and Sunny Tuesday morning.

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Abigail Phipps with the City of Brandon waters hanging flower baskets on 10th Street on a warm and Sunny Tuesday morning.

Scenic cycle

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The colours of autumn are vibrant as Maureen Barrett bikes on the path beside 26th Street on Monday afternoon. Fall officially begins at 9:21 a.m. on Thursday.

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The colours of autumn are vibrant as Maureen Barrett bikes on the path beside 26th Street on Monday afternoon. Fall officially begins at 9:21 a.m. on Thursday.

Nerves of steel

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Two construction workers stand on scissor lifts to fasten a girder into place. The steel structure is part of what will become the new Sobeys at the Shoppers Mall.

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Two construction workers stand on scissor lifts to fasten a girder into place. The steel structure is part of what will become the new Sobeys at the Shoppers Mall.

Top Story

Police try to quell concerns following shootings

The Brandon Police Service hopes it is only a coincidence that a rash of shootings has occurred in the city within a span of nine days.

“I’d like to say so, but that will be proven out, I guess, by the next few weeks,” said BPS Sgt. Bill Brown, referencing the force’s ongoing investigations into three incidents this month where firearms ...

Top Breaking News

  • Singer Bryan Adams performs at the Juno Awards in Calgary in this April 2016 photo. Adams’ “The Get Up Tour” will make a stop at Brandon’s Keystone Centre on Nov. 24.

    Bryan Adams to perform in Wheat City on Nov. 24

    Legendary Canadian recording artist Bryan Adams will make a stop in Brandon as part of “The Get Up Tour” on Nov. 24.

  • Bail for woman charged in Birdtail death

    One person accused of killing a man at the Birdtail Sioux First Nation has been granted bail, while a second accused plans to make a bail application at a later date.

  • Arrest warrant issued

     An arrest warrant has been issued for 18-year-old Nicholas Roulette of Brandon.

    The warrant stems from an incident on September 13, where a woman was assaulted at a residence in the 1200 block of Assiniboine Avenue.  The woman was head-butted and had her hair pulled in the assault.  

  • Variety of arrests made Sunday

     The Brandon police were busy Sunday, as a variety of arrests took place throughout the day. 

    A 19-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault following an investigation into an incident on September 23 where a female was assaulted. He will appear in court in November.

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