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Slip sliding away

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Iliece Elk is all smiles as she speeds down a small hill during an afternoon of outdoor playing along 34th Street on Wednesday afternoon. Elk and other children from Sioux Valley School enjoyed a day in the sun during an annual day trip in the city.

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Iliece Elk is all smiles as she speeds down a small hill during an afternoon of outdoor playing along 34th Street on Wednesday afternoon. Elk and other children from Sioux Valley School enjoyed a day in the sun during an annual day trip in the city.

BU Open House

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Albany Carias sketches for a crowd of Westman high school students touring Brandon University for its annual open house event on Tuesday.

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Albany Carias sketches for a crowd of Westman high school students touring Brandon University for its annual open house event on Tuesday.

Let's dance

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Brooklyn Adams practises in the final moments before taking to the stage at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium on Monday afternoon. Adams and other local dancers were taking part in the first day of dance competition in the Brandon Festival of the Arts, which runs through the weekend.

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Brooklyn Adams practises in the final moments before taking to the stage at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium on Monday afternoon. Adams and other local dancers were taking part in the first day of dance competition in the Brandon Festival of the Arts, which runs through the weekend.

Taking a spin on the dance floor

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Larry and Barbara Bohune dance to a traditional Métis fiddle band during events to mark Louis Riel Day at Brandon University on Monday afternoon.

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Larry and Barbara Bohune dance to a traditional Métis fiddle band during events to mark Louis Riel Day at Brandon University on Monday afternoon.

The daily grind

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A snowboarder grinds a rail during the Rail Wars snowboard competition at Asessippi Ski Area & Resort as part of the Canada 150th Celebration at the resort on Saturday.

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A snowboarder grinds a rail during the Rail Wars snowboard competition at Asessippi Ski Area & Resort as part of the Canada 150th Celebration at the resort on Saturday.

Playoff basketball

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Pookie Saunders #5 of the Brandon Bobcats leaps for a shot on net during game two of the Bobcats university basketball playoff series against the Thompson Rivers Wolfpack at the BU Healthy Living Centre on Saturday.

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Pookie Saunders #5 of the Brandon Bobcats leaps for a shot on net during game two of the Bobcats university basketball playoff series against the Thompson Rivers Wolfpack at the BU Healthy Living Centre on Saturday.

Wheat Kings vs Raiders

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Kolten Olynek #26 of the Prince Albert Raiders chases a loose puck in front of netminder Travis Child #30 of the Brandon Wheat Kings during WHL action at Westman Place on Saturday evening.

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Kolten Olynek #26 of the Prince Albert Raiders chases a loose puck in front of netminder Travis Child #30 of the Brandon Wheat Kings during WHL action at Westman Place on Saturday evening.

Cool creations

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Megan Yeo, Alyssa Krahn and Kim Williment chat beside their snowman on a bench in Coronation Park during an environmental science class as part of their Brandon University faculty of education program on a warm Thursday afternoon. The aim of the afternoon outdoors was to learn different tools to bring into the classroom to engage students with nature.

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Megan Yeo, Alyssa Krahn and Kim Williment chat beside their snowman on a bench in Coronation Park during an environmental science class as part of their Brandon University faculty of education program on a warm Thursday afternoon. The aim of the afternoon outdoors was to learn different tools to bring into the classroom to engage students with nature.

Inspecting the Dome

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Display Building No. 2 restoration project manager Daryl Knight looks out of a restored window in one of the four domed structures that grace the building at the Keystone Centre grounds, Wednesday afternoon.

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Display Building No. 2 restoration project manager Daryl Knight looks out of a restored window in one of the four domed structures that grace the building at the Keystone Centre grounds, Wednesday afternoon.

Snow clearing

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Doug Kocian hangs his coat as he clears snow off of a stretch of sidewalk along Lorne Avenue on Monday afternoon. Unseasonably mild weather is forecast for at least the rest of the week.

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Doug Kocian hangs his coat as he clears snow off of a stretch of sidewalk along Lorne Avenue on Monday afternoon. Unseasonably mild weather is forecast for at least the rest of the week.

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Grain elevator on Pacific will be torn down

The wooden grain elevator on Pacific Avenue is slated to come down this summer, according to its owners.

Downtown developers Robyn and Jason Sneath intend on using the property for parking.

While the city’s last wooden grain elevator might hold fond memories for some, Renaissance Brandon executive director Elisabeth Saftiuk said that the long-vacant building is no longer viable, a conclusion the ...

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