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Wheaties win

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The Brandon Wheat Kings celebrate their win against the Regina Pats taking the series on home ice at Westman Place on Friday night.

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The Brandon Wheat Kings celebrate their win against the Regina Pats taking the series on home ice at Westman Place on Friday night.

Tying things up

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Wheat Kings' captain Peter Quenneville celebrates following Nolan Patrick's second goal of the night to tie the game in the third period against the Regina Pats during Game 5 at Westman Place.

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Wheat Kings' captain Peter Quenneville celebrates following Nolan Patrick's second goal of the night to tie the game in the third period against the Regina Pats during Game 5 at Westman Place.

Shake it off

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BU student Erika Rasmussen is framed by Aliah Nelson, a recently completed fourth-year music performance student from Brandon University and Zumba instructor at BU's Healthy Living Centre, as Nelson leads a fun and free Zumba party in the courtyard outside the BU School of Music on a hot Thursday afternoon.

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BU student Erika Rasmussen is framed by Aliah Nelson, a recently completed fourth-year music performance student from Brandon University and Zumba instructor at BU's Healthy Living Centre, as Nelson leads a fun and free Zumba party in the courtyard outside the BU School of Music on a hot Thursday afternoon.

Fine dining and wining on campus

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Victoria Clifford, a second-year Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts student, serves a guest a black cherry cheesecake with a baked cranberry topping and whipped cream during Assiniboine Community College’s 10th annual International Wine and Food Festival at the North Hill campus on Thursday evening.

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Victoria Clifford, a second-year Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts student, serves a guest a black cherry cheesecake with a baked cranberry topping and whipped cream during Assiniboine Community College’s 10th annual International Wine and Food Festival at the North Hill campus on Thursday evening.

'Hairspray Jr.' dinner theatre takes hold

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Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School students involved in the school’s upcoming dinner theatre performance of “Hairspray Jr.” rehearse a song and dance on Wednesday afternoon.

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Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School students involved in the school’s upcoming dinner theatre performance of “Hairspray Jr.” rehearse a song and dance on Wednesday afternoon.

Spring swing of things

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Raquel Driedger winds up to give her daughter Madelyn, 3, a push while Madelyn plays on the swings at Stanley Park on a warm and windy Wednesday afternoon.

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Raquel Driedger winds up to give her daughter Madelyn, 3, a push while Madelyn plays on the swings at Stanley Park on a warm and windy Wednesday afternoon.

Trans-Canada crash

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A truck is jackknifed on the bridge over the Assiniboine River near the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Grand Valley Road on Tuesday afternoon. The truck’s trailer, which was carrying logs, flipped and crashed into the guard rail. The incident forced police to close the eastbound lanes on the Trans-Canada until the truck and trailer were  cleared from the highway. Police said the driver of the truck, an Alberta man, wasn’t injured.

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A truck is jackknifed on the bridge over the Assiniboine River near the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Grand Valley Road on Tuesday afternoon. The truck’s trailer, which was carrying logs, flipped and crashed into the guard rail. The incident forced police to close the eastbound lanes on the Trans-Canada until the truck and trailer were cleared from the highway. Police said the driver of the truck, an Alberta man, wasn’t injured.

Rosser collision

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Paramedics secure a woman to a stretcher following a collision at Fifth Street and Rosser Avenue on Tuesday morning.

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Paramedics secure a woman to a stretcher following a collision at Fifth Street and Rosser Avenue on Tuesday morning.

It's a jungle gym out there

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Hayley Perras climbs a play structure at the Riverbank Discovery Centre while playing with her sister Avery on Monday afternoon.

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Hayley Perras climbs a play structure at the Riverbank Discovery Centre while playing with her sister Avery on Monday afternoon.

We're losing daylight!

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Children have fun on a play structure at Dinsdale Park in Brandon as the sun sets on a mild Monday evening.

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Children have fun on a play structure at Dinsdale Park in Brandon as the sun sets on a mild Monday evening.

Top Story

Wheaties win in OT; Hitmen next

The Brandon Wheat Kings’ clinching goal in their second-round Western Hockey League playoff series came by way of the Quenneville family’s backyard rink.

John Quenneville’s pass from the end boards found his brother Peter alone in the slot, and the Brandon captain scored with a quick shot 6:15 into extra time to lift the Wheat Kings to their second straight ...

Top Breaking News

  • Imelda and Furaha Kabayiza (holding children), Furaha's sister Febronie (L) and children Victor, 1, Jonathan, 5, and Evan, 2, stand in front of their new home during the unveiling of the nearly completed home for the Kabayiza family at ACC's north hill campus on Friday morning. Students from ACC's trades programs have been building the home for Habitat for Humanity and it will be given to the Kabayiza family when it is completed.

    Home sweet home

    Peering through the two-by-four studs of what will be the wall of his new bedroom, five-year-old Jonathan Kabayiza’s smile lit up the dark space in a way no light ever could.

  • Arson trial verdict pushed back to September

    Justice is a slow burn for a persistent crusader of controlled burning now facing an arson charge for setting small fires on municipal land — just the latest in his fiery legal history going back more than 10 years.

  • A semi-trailer passes by debris left over from flood protection measures from 2014 along the Highway 110 Eastern Access Route just south of the Assiniboine River east of Brandon on Thursday.

    Roadside mess irks motorists

    A messy stretch of road on Brandon’s Eastern Access Route has some motorists fed up with the “unsightly greeting” to the city.

  • Judge gives man 12 months of house arrest on his birthday

    A man caught with a box of marijuana got house arrest for his birthday, although he’s allowed time away from home to attend church and play squash.

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