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U pick . . . I eat

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Amaya Waldner enjoys a few strawberries while visiting Grand Valley U-pick farm with her mother Marlene and brother Hunter on Monday afternoon. Flooding from the nearby Assiniboine River forced the farm to locate on higher ground nearby.

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Amaya Waldner enjoys a few strawberries while visiting Grand Valley U-pick farm with her mother Marlene and brother Hunter on Monday afternoon. Flooding from the nearby Assiniboine River forced the farm to locate on higher ground nearby.

Biker in training

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Bella Roulette wheels her way along Sixth Street while out cycling with her father Les on Monday afternoon.

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Bella Roulette wheels her way along Sixth Street while out cycling with her father Les on Monday afternoon.

Getting a grip

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Jen Jones makes her way along Louise Avenue in the downtown core during a daily walk with her three pooches on Monday afternoon.

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Jen Jones makes her way along Louise Avenue in the downtown core during a daily walk with her three pooches on Monday afternoon.

Car fire doused

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Brandon Fire and Emergency Services were called to the scene of a car fire at the intersection of Highway 10 and the Trans-Canada Highway on Monday morning. The female motorist was able to get clear of the vehicle which lost power as it approached the intersection. The eastbound vehicle came to rest on the westbound lanes catching fire. No charges will be laid.

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Brandon Fire and Emergency Services were called to the scene of a car fire at the intersection of Highway 10 and the Trans-Canada Highway on Monday morning. The female motorist was able to get clear of the vehicle which lost power as it approached the intersection. The eastbound vehicle came to rest on the westbound lanes catching fire. No charges will be laid.

Game face on

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Abby Stowe, a.k.a. “Stowe ‘N’ Go,” waits on the bench for the start of her jam during a junior roller derby contest between the Whitewood (Sask.) Bubblegum Girls and the local Frostbite team — playing its first Wheat City Roller Derby League game — at the Optimist Arena in the Keystone Centre on Saturday night.

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Abby Stowe, a.k.a. “Stowe ‘N’ Go,” waits on the bench for the start of her jam during a junior roller derby contest between the Whitewood (Sask.) Bubblegum Girls and the local Frostbite team — playing its first Wheat City Roller Derby League game — at the Optimist Arena in the Keystone Centre on Saturday night.

Family fun at Beach Fest

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Backed up by her husband Terrill Outwaite, Stephanie Outwaite returns the ball over the net during Saturday’s volleyball tournament at Killarney's 23rd annual Beach Fest.

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Backed up by her husband Terrill Outwaite, Stephanie Outwaite returns the ball over the net during Saturday’s volleyball tournament at Killarney's 23rd annual Beach Fest.

A sea of yellow

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A field of canola in full bloom surrounds a pair of trees on a section of land near Dunrea on Saturday.

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A field of canola in full bloom surrounds a pair of trees on a section of land near Dunrea on Saturday.

Water glider

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A paddle-boarder glides across the water on Killarney Lake on Saturday afternoon.

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A paddle-boarder glides across the water on Killarney Lake on Saturday afternoon.

Big ball of fun

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Children from the South Youth Activity Centre help to deflate a supersized beach ball brought in by Kathryn Giesbrecht as an activity at the South End Community Centre on Friday.

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Children from the South Youth Activity Centre help to deflate a supersized beach ball brought in by Kathryn Giesbrecht as an activity at the South End Community Centre on Friday.

Pony prep

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Mya Weger lathers up her pony, Sargent Pepper, in the barns at the Keystone Centre on Friday afternoon in preparation for a weekend horse show.

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Mya Weger lathers up her pony, Sargent Pepper, in the barns at the Keystone Centre on Friday afternoon in preparation for a weekend horse show.

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Man’s body pulled from Rock Lake

The body of a 21-year-old man who drowned at Rock Lake late last week has been recovered.

RCMP said Tuesday that the man's body was found in the water, close to where police believe he fell in.

The Winkler man was one of three who were fishing from a boat in the lake, near Killarney, when he fell overbaord and didn't come back ...

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