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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.

They’re creepy and they’re kooky! It’s The Addams Family

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Performers dance across the stage during Vincent Massey High School's dress rehearsal of The Addams Family; A New Musical Comedy at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium on Wednesday. The musical opens this evening with nightly showings until Saturday.

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Performers dance across the stage during Vincent Massey High School's dress rehearsal of The Addams Family; A New Musical Comedy at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium on Wednesday. The musical opens this evening with nightly showings until Saturday.

Switching it up

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Sparks fly and smoke lingers as employees with Platinum Track Services work to replace a switch on the CN rail line at Sixth Street in Brandon on a sunny and cold Wednesday morning.

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Sparks fly and smoke lingers as employees with Platinum Track Services work to replace a switch on the CN rail line at Sixth Street in Brandon on a sunny and cold Wednesday morning.

Helping Hands

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Volunteer kitchen runner Kelsy Nelson works with cook Sharon Craig to keep the food hot and fresh at the Helping Hands Soup Kitchen on Tuesday.

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Volunteer kitchen runner Kelsy Nelson works with cook Sharon Craig to keep the food hot and fresh at the Helping Hands Soup Kitchen on Tuesday.

Top Story

Wheat Kings win game of thrones

For at least one weekend Brandon is the king of Kings.

Tim McGauley's second goal of the game, 1:46 into overtime, lifted the Brandon Wheat Kings to a 5-4 victory over the Edmonton Oil Kings Saturday night at Westman Place. It was Brandon's second home-ice victory in as many days over the defending Western Hockey League champions.

"To get these two wins ...

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    Brandon University’s Healthy Living Centre will look at ways to expand programs to appeal to a wider community of all ages.

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