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Rousing finale to Chamber season

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Samuel Plett, playing the part of The Wolf, joins Aliah Nelson, playing Little Red Riding Hood, on stage at Brandon University’s Lorne Watson Recital Hall for a selection of musical theatre works by the Brandon Chamber Players. The season-ending concert featured works from Leonard Bernstein’s “West Side Story” and Peter Schikele’s “Liebeslieder Polkas.”

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Samuel Plett, playing the part of The Wolf, joins Aliah Nelson, playing Little Red Riding Hood, on stage at Brandon University’s Lorne Watson Recital Hall for a selection of musical theatre works by the Brandon Chamber Players. The season-ending concert featured works from Leonard Bernstein’s “West Side Story” and Peter Schikele’s “Liebeslieder Polkas.”

Slurping down the brown cow

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Meadows School students watch as police Const. Chris Menzies drinks chocolate milk during the opening Milk Week relay race between members of the Brandon Police Service and Brandon Fire and Emergency Services on Tuesday.

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Meadows School students watch as police Const. Chris Menzies drinks chocolate milk during the opening Milk Week relay race between members of the Brandon Police Service and Brandon Fire and Emergency Services on Tuesday.

Earth Day Smarties

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Neelin High School Eco Club members Sonia Gaiess-Somersall and Cassidy Berthelette challenged students to guess the number of Smarties, representing eco-footprint units per acres for the school, as part of Earth Day events on Tuesday. Neelin occupies nine acres of land, which would mean to be carbon-neutral, the jar should only contain nine Smarties.

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Neelin High School Eco Club members Sonia Gaiess-Somersall and Cassidy Berthelette challenged students to guess the number of Smarties, representing eco-footprint units per acres for the school, as part of Earth Day events on Tuesday. Neelin occupies nine acres of land, which would mean to be carbon-neutral, the jar should only contain nine Smarties.

Ice jam on river

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The spring break-up on the Little Saskatchewan River, upstream from the Kirkham Bridge, jams up in a bend, causing some minor overland flooding on Tuesday morning.

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The spring break-up on the Little Saskatchewan River, upstream from the Kirkham Bridge, jams up in a bend, causing some minor overland flooding on Tuesday morning.

Milking the competition

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Brandon firefighter/paramedics Tyler Robbins hauls his partner Mike Tiel through a yogurt container obstacle course during Meadows School Milk Week celebration on Tuesday morning. Members of the Brandon Fire and Emergency Service squared off against members of the Brandon Police Service in the fourth annual challenge.

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Brandon firefighter/paramedics Tyler Robbins hauls his partner Mike Tiel through a yogurt container obstacle course during Meadows School Milk Week celebration on Tuesday morning. Members of the Brandon Fire and Emergency Service squared off against members of the Brandon Police Service in the fourth annual challenge.

Hunting for Easter eggs

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A young girl searches for easter eggs in Assiniboine Community College’s first ever Easter egg hunt at ACC’s North Hill campus on Saturday afternoon.

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A young girl searches for easter eggs in Assiniboine Community College’s first ever Easter egg hunt at ACC’s North Hill campus on Saturday afternoon.

We're all behind you

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Garry Hamm of Brandon throws a ball while on his way to winning the provincial 5-pin bowling singles championship at Thunderbird Bowl           on Saturday. Hamm defeated Darren Maxwell of Winnipeg to win the provincial title. Hamm will now advance to the 2014 Canadian Open       Championships, which will be held in Calgary from May 28-31.

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Garry Hamm of Brandon throws a ball while on his way to winning the provincial 5-pin bowling singles championship at Thunderbird Bowl on Saturday. Hamm defeated Darren Maxwell of Winnipeg to win the provincial title. Hamm will now advance to the 2014 Canadian Open Championships, which will be held in Calgary from May 28-31.

Museum fundraiser

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Members of 7 Ages Productions perform “Ten Lost Years,” a collection of stories about the Great Depression, as a fundraiser for the Daly House Museum, in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall at Brandon University on Saturday evening.

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Members of 7 Ages Productions perform “Ten Lost Years,” a collection of stories about the Great Depression, as a fundraiser for the Daly House Museum, in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall at Brandon University on Saturday evening.

18th Street crash

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Brandon Fire and Emergency Services personnel respond to the scene of a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of 18th Street and Princess Avenue on Sunday afternoon. No one was injured in the crash, but a traffic light standard was knocked down.

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Brandon Fire and Emergency Services personnel respond to the scene of a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of 18th Street and Princess Avenue on Sunday afternoon. No one was injured in the crash, but a traffic light standard was knocked down.

Sunny day to dance

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Amanda Wang with the Brandon Lion Dancers practices a dance at Optimist Park with other members on a sunny Sunday afternoon. The group was practicing for an upcoming performance.

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Amanda Wang with the Brandon Lion Dancers practices a dance at Optimist Park with other members on a sunny Sunday afternoon. The group was practicing for an upcoming performance.

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Sioux Valley to lose water overnight

Roughly 120 Sioux Valley Dakota Nation homes will be without running water from midnight Wednesday until 6 a.m. Thursday morning.

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Chief Vince Tacan told the Sun they’ve discovered a break in the community’s waterline caused by frost buildup. In order to fix the problem, Tacan said they will have to turn off the waterline overnight.

“We’ve found where ...

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