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West end homes burn

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Brandon Fire and Emergency Services members battle a fire that started in one home and quickly spread to another on Rosser Avenue between Deer Place and Parkside Place on Wednesday.

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Brandon Fire and Emergency Services members battle a fire that started in one home and quickly spread to another on Rosser Avenue between Deer Place and Parkside Place on Wednesday.

Happy Canada Day

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Brandonites decked out in red make up part of the living fall for a photo during Canada Day celebrations at the Riverbank Discovery Centre on Wednesday. The celebration continues with live entertainment and activities all day and will culminate with the annual fireworks show tonight.

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Brandonites decked out in red make up part of the living fall for a photo during Canada Day celebrations at the Riverbank Discovery Centre on Wednesday. The celebration continues with live entertainment and activities all day and will culminate with the annual fireworks show tonight.

WestJet flight diverted to Brandon

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A WestJet flight that was apparently on its way to Winnipeg had to land briefly at the Brandon Municipal Airport around 9:30 p.m. on Monday after Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport was closed for a brief period. A WestJet spokesperson on Twitter told the Brandon Sun that the plane was likely diverted after an earlier WestJet flight loaded with passengers was forced to land at the Winnipeg airport shortly before 9 p.m. due to a possible threat to the aircraft. Passengers on the plane that landed in Brandon were not let off the aircraft, and ground crews were seen refuelling the plane shortly after 10 p.m.

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A WestJet flight that was apparently on its way to Winnipeg had to land briefly at the Brandon Municipal Airport around 9:30 p.m. on Monday after Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport was closed for a brief period. A WestJet spokesperson on Twitter told the Brandon Sun that the plane was likely diverted after an earlier WestJet flight loaded with passengers was forced to land at the Winnipeg airport shortly before 9 p.m. due to a possible threat to the aircraft. Passengers on the plane that landed in Brandon were not let off the aircraft, and ground crews were seen refuelling the plane shortly after 10 p.m.

Afternoon workout

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Ashley Storozinski and 15-year-old Carter Sawchuk do pull-ups during a crossfit workout at Crossfit Rocked on Sixth Street in Brandon on Monday afternoon.

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Ashley Storozinski and 15-year-old Carter Sawchuk do pull-ups during a crossfit workout at Crossfit Rocked on Sixth Street in Brandon on Monday afternoon.

Countryfest main stage

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Dauphin Countryfest fans filled the main stage seating area as Gord Bamford took to the stage on Saturday night.

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Dauphin Countryfest fans filled the main stage seating area as Gord Bamford took to the stage on Saturday night.

Graduation day at Sioux Valley School

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Graduates Shayla Pratt, centre, and Kendra Ironman, right, chat alongside fellow graduate Brent Mentuck during the Sioux Valley High School graduation ceremony on Thursday.

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Graduates Shayla Pratt, centre, and Kendra Ironman, right, chat alongside fellow graduate Brent Mentuck during the Sioux Valley High School graduation ceremony on Thursday.

Taking it all in

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Christina Munchinsky, third from left, listens to speeches during École secondaire Neelin High School’s graduation ceremony at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium on Thursday.

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Christina Munchinsky, third from left, listens to speeches during École secondaire Neelin High School’s graduation ceremony at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium on Thursday.

Wheeling their way to school

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Siblings Emma and Jacob Angus make their way along Victoria Avenue to school on a skateboard and a scooter respectively, as their mother Kerry Nichol walks beside them recently. The last day of school for kindergarten to Grade 8 students is Monday.

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Siblings Emma and Jacob Angus make their way along Victoria Avenue to school on a skateboard and a scooter respectively, as their mother Kerry Nichol walks beside them recently. The last day of school for kindergarten to Grade 8 students is Monday.

Big bike ride

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Menno Isaac (foreground) and Earl Baron (right) climb aboard the Big Bike during the last day of the fundraiser by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba on Wednesday at the Keystone Centre. Isaac and Baron, riding with nurses and doctors from the Brandon Regional Health Centre, both survived heart attacks and rode alongside the staff who helped them.

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Menno Isaac (foreground) and Earl Baron (right) climb aboard the Big Bike during the last day of the fundraiser by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba on Wednesday at the Keystone Centre. Isaac and Baron, riding with nurses and doctors from the Brandon Regional Health Centre, both survived heart attacks and rode alongside the staff who helped them.

Fighting one off

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Denis Nteliglou of the Source for Sports team slams a foul ball during the Brandon Minor Baseball peewee final Wednesday evening at Simplot Millennium Park.

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Denis Nteliglou of the Source for Sports team slams a foul ball during the Brandon Minor Baseball peewee final Wednesday evening at Simplot Millennium Park.

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Fast-moving fire engulfs 2 homes in city's west end

Heavy black smoke brought Canada Day celebrations to an abrupt halt in a west end neighbourhood on Wednesday afternoon.

Two houses were engulfed in flames by the time fire crews arrived on the scene on the 3500 block of Rosser Avenue.

It’s not clear yet how the fire started, but a neighbour sitting in her backyard witnessed the fire spread from one ...

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