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Two-vehicle crash on Victoria

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Brandon Fire and Emergency Services responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of 34th Street and Victoria Avenue on Tuesday afternoon that sent at least one to hospital with unknown injuries. The Brandon Police Service is investigating.

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Brandon Fire and Emergency Services responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of 34th Street and Victoria Avenue on Tuesday afternoon that sent at least one to hospital with unknown injuries. The Brandon Police Service is investigating.

Taking a gander around the neighbourhood

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Canadian geese mill about near a retention pond in Brandon’s south end on Monday.

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Canadian geese mill about near a retention pond in Brandon’s south end on Monday.

Hammer time

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A construction worker examines a hammer stapler closely as he puts up poly in a subdivision south of Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School. Days are getting shorter as the prime construction season is starting to come to an end.

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A construction worker examines a hammer stapler closely as he puts up poly in a subdivision south of Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School. Days are getting shorter as the prime construction season is starting to come to an end.

Rolling through the shadows

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Sunlight through the trees cast shadows on Eric Hamm and Britney McNamee as they bike on a path along 34th Street on Monday. Those shadows are becoming fewer and fewer as leaves have started to turn and begun to fall in the city with summer drawing to a close.

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Sunlight through the trees cast shadows on Eric Hamm and Britney McNamee as they bike on a path along 34th Street on Monday. Those shadows are becoming fewer and fewer as leaves have started to turn and begun to fall in the city with summer drawing to a close.

Equine assessment

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Paige Dueck of Kleefeld stands before one of the judges during a Hunter class competition at the Manitoba Light Horse Association’s 2015 All Breed Challenge show at the Westoba Agricultural Centre of Excellence on Sunday.

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Paige Dueck of Kleefeld stands before one of the judges during a Hunter class competition at the Manitoba Light Horse Association’s 2015 All Breed Challenge show at the Westoba Agricultural Centre of Excellence on Sunday.

Mural of remembrance

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Ruth Martin works on a mural paying homage to military veterans at the Souris branch of the Royal Canadian Legion on Wednesday evening. Martin first started on the sprawling work of art last fall and sometimes is helped by her granddaughter and usually accompanied by her dog Sam.

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Ruth Martin works on a mural paying homage to military veterans at the Souris branch of the Royal Canadian Legion on Wednesday evening. Martin first started on the sprawling work of art last fall and sometimes is helped by her granddaughter and usually accompanied by her dog Sam.

Relay for Hope

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From left: Curtis Boucher, Janice Patterson and Christopher Salas are running from Winnipeg to Regina as part of the Mylan Relay for Hope, to raise funds for HIV and AIDS research. The team ran through Brandon on Sunday morning. (Colin Corneau/Brandon Sun)

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From left: Curtis Boucher, Janice Patterson and Christopher Salas are running from Winnipeg to Regina as part of the Mylan Relay for Hope, to raise funds for HIV and AIDS research. The team ran through Brandon on Sunday morning. (Colin Corneau/Brandon Sun)

Having a ball

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Lorie Rama sets a volleyball as Samantha Rama and Giovinco Nerio watch Rama play with friends at the Kin Park Spray Park on Aberdeen Avenue on a warm Thursday evening.

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Lorie Rama sets a volleyball as Samantha Rama and Giovinco Nerio watch Rama play with friends at the Kin Park Spray Park on Aberdeen Avenue on a warm Thursday evening.

Dog Day Afternoon

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A set member carts a stuffed toy dog during production of

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A set member carts a stuffed toy dog during production of "A Dog's Purpose", Friday afternoon on 15th Street. The Dennis Quaid movie will also film in Virden after finishing in Brandon. (Colin Corneau/Brandon Sun)

Lending as assist for MS research

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Kids get their photo taken with Brandon Wheat Kings Colton Waltz and Macoy Erkamps, as well as Wheaties mascot Willie, at the North Hill A&W during the restaurant chain’s Cruisin’ to end MS day on Thursday. The annual campaign raises funds for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.

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Kids get their photo taken with Brandon Wheat Kings Colton Waltz and Macoy Erkamps, as well as Wheaties mascot Willie, at the North Hill A&W during the restaurant chain’s Cruisin’ to end MS day on Thursday. The annual campaign raises funds for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.

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Bridge closure 'a hassle' for many drivers

One of the last remaining steel-truss bridges in the province is out of commission, at least for the time being.

Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation (MIT) closed the bridge that spans the Assiniboine River on Highway 250 approximately seven kilometres north of the Trans-Canada Highway on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.

“From what I understand, it was hit by a piece of farm equipment,” ...

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