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Here we go round the maypole

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Girls with the Shona McHarg Dance Troupe dance around the maypole at the English Pavilion at the Victoria Inn during the opening night of the 12th annual Lieutenant Governor’s Winter Festival on Thursday evening.

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Girls with the Shona McHarg Dance Troupe dance around the maypole at the English Pavilion at the Victoria Inn during the opening night of the 12th annual Lieutenant Governor’s Winter Festival on Thursday evening.

Close up with hockey host

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Hockey broadcasting legend Ron MacLean chats with a patron of the Brandon Wheat Kings’ Sportsman’s Dinner at the Keystone Centre on Thursday night. MacLean was the headline speaker for the annual event.

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Hockey broadcasting legend Ron MacLean chats with a patron of the Brandon Wheat Kings’ Sportsman’s Dinner at the Keystone Centre on Thursday night. MacLean was the headline speaker for the annual event.

Gone ice fishing

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Sean Dyck of Brandon packs up all his ice fishing gear to move to a shallower location on Clear Lake while taking advantage of the warm weather to get in some fishing earlier this week.

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Sean Dyck of Brandon packs up all his ice fishing gear to move to a shallower location on Clear Lake while taking advantage of the warm weather to get in some fishing earlier this week.

Walking and talking mental health

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Students from Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College march for mental health awareness on Thursday outside BU on 18th Street.

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Students from Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College march for mental health awareness on Thursday outside BU on 18th Street.

Numbers add up for United Way

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United Way of Brandon and District campaign chair Cam Clark unveils the grand total of $789,552, which narrowly topped the 2014 campaign’s fundraising goal, during the touchdown luncheon at the Victoria Inn on Tuesday.

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United Way of Brandon and District campaign chair Cam Clark unveils the grand total of $789,552, which narrowly topped the 2014 campaign’s fundraising goal, during the touchdown luncheon at the Victoria Inn on Tuesday.

Lights out at 18th and Park

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A light standard fell to the ground after a vehicle crash at the corner of 18th Street and Park Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

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A light standard fell to the ground after a vehicle crash at the corner of 18th Street and Park Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

Winter wonderland

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Mitch Rempel leaps through a swing set at Rideau Park while snowboarding with friends on a mild Sunday afternoon after fresh snow fell overnight.

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Mitch Rempel leaps through a swing set at Rideau Park while snowboarding with friends on a mild Sunday afternoon after fresh snow fell overnight.

Snowboard Sunday

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Devon Smith lands a backflip while snowboarding with friends at Rideau Park on a mild Sunday afternoon.

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Devon Smith lands a backflip while snowboarding with friends at Rideau Park on a mild Sunday afternoon.

Beating the blues

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Members of the Sweet Medicine Singers perform at Brandon University’s Evans Theatre on Monday evening. The aboriginal drumming troupe was one of the groups taking part in the Beat the Blues Away event, sponsored by Healthy Brandon’s Mental Well-being Committee, to lift spirits during what can be a gloomy time of the year.

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Members of the Sweet Medicine Singers perform at Brandon University’s Evans Theatre on Monday evening. The aboriginal drumming troupe was one of the groups taking part in the Beat the Blues Away event, sponsored by Healthy Brandon’s Mental Well-being Committee, to lift spirits during what can be a gloomy time of the year.

New Melita dike in works

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There have been no delays to the construction of the Melita dike, which is expected to be completed in October. The project consists of upgrades to existing dikes, plus the construction of a new dike along Highway 3 linking the north and south dikes. The projected cost of the project is $4.5 million. The federal government is contributing close to $2 million, which is being matched by the province. Work recently stopped for the winter.

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There have been no delays to the construction of the Melita dike, which is expected to be completed in October. The project consists of upgrades to existing dikes, plus the construction of a new dike along Highway 3 linking the north and south dikes. The projected cost of the project is $4.5 million. The federal government is contributing close to $2 million, which is being matched by the province. Work recently stopped for the winter.

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$25M funding boost for schools

Improving math and literacy scores, cultural programming and career opportunities is where public school dollars are headed in Manitoba.

Manitoba schools will see a 2.4 per cent — or $25-million — funding increase, Education and Advanced Learning Minister Peter Bjornson announced Thursday.

Total funding for education will increase to $1.27 billion from $1.24 billion. Overall funding has increased more than $500 million, ...

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