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Key assist for men’s health

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The captain of the Wheat Kings, Peter Quenneville, sporting his Movember look, carries a plate of food during the Tip-AWheat King event. Proceeds will go to the Canadian Hockey League’s Movember campaign in support of men’s health.

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The captain of the Wheat Kings, Peter Quenneville, sporting his Movember look, carries a plate of food during the Tip-AWheat King event. Proceeds will go to the Canadian Hockey League’s Movember campaign in support of men’s health.

Singers go a-wassailing

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The Neelin Girls Chamber Choir performs during the Neelin Choirs’ Winter Wassail concert at Knox United Church on Wednesday night. Concertgoers were entertained with performances from the Boys Chamber Choir, Neelin Concert Choir and Manitoba Youth Choir.

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The Neelin Girls Chamber Choir performs during the Neelin Choirs’ Winter Wassail concert at Knox United Church on Wednesday night. Concertgoers were entertained with performances from the Boys Chamber Choir, Neelin Concert Choir and Manitoba Youth Choir.

Bowled over at ceramics sale

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Brandon University faculty member Rosanne Gasse, right, with the department of English and creative writing, looks over ceramic bowls being sold by Alexis Ironside and Angie Nor Addin during the Clay Club’s ceramic bowl sale on Wednesday in the Knowles Douglas Mingling Area at the university. Proceeds from the purchase of the bowls go to students in the ceramics program as well as toward ceramics program events.

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Brandon University faculty member Rosanne Gasse, right, with the department of English and creative writing, looks over ceramic bowls being sold by Alexis Ironside and Angie Nor Addin during the Clay Club’s ceramic bowl sale on Wednesday in the Knowles Douglas Mingling Area at the university. Proceeds from the purchase of the bowls go to students in the ceramics program as well as toward ceramics program events.

Junkyard fire

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Fire crews from Wawanesa and Souris as well as workers from 2&10 Metal Recycling yard battle a blaze amongst the scrap metal in the yard bordering Highway 10 at the Highway 2 turnoff on Wednesday.

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Fire crews from Wawanesa and Souris as well as workers from 2&10 Metal Recycling yard battle a blaze amongst the scrap metal in the yard bordering Highway 10 at the Highway 2 turnoff on Wednesday.

Driving to the net

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Rihards Bukarts of the Brandon Wheat Kings and Isaac Schacher of the Saskatoon Blades both try to scoop up the puck in front of Blades goalie Trevor Martin during Western Hockey League action at Westman Place on Tuesday evening. The Blades beat the Wheat Kings 5-4 in overtime.

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Rihards Bukarts of the Brandon Wheat Kings and Isaac Schacher of the Saskatoon Blades both try to scoop up the puck in front of Blades goalie Trevor Martin during Western Hockey League action at Westman Place on Tuesday evening. The Blades beat the Wheat Kings 5-4 in overtime.

Twin team work

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Twin brothers Kier Oleson, left, and Mikhail Oleson work together to clear away the skiff of snow that fell on the sidewalk and their neighbour’s walkway on Third Street on Tuesday afternoon.

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Twin brothers Kier Oleson, left, and Mikhail Oleson work together to clear away the skiff of snow that fell on the sidewalk and their neighbour’s walkway on Third Street on Tuesday afternoon.

Band of brothers

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Brad and Curtis Rempel take to the stage at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium for the opening song of a concert by their band, High Valley, on Monday evening. The brothers, originally from Blumenort, Alta., are bringing their mix of country, bluegrass and gospel across Canada as part of their County Line tour.

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Brad and Curtis Rempel take to the stage at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium for the opening song of a concert by their band, High Valley, on Monday evening. The brothers, originally from Blumenort, Alta., are bringing their mix of country, bluegrass and gospel across Canada as part of their County Line tour.

Taking flight

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A chickadee alights from a feeder on a chilly Monday afternoon along 12th Street. It and other birds will need all the feed they can get with temperatures taking a dive through the rest of the week.

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A chickadee alights from a feeder on a chilly Monday afternoon along 12th Street. It and other birds will need all the feed they can get with temperatures taking a dive through the rest of the week.

Cool tunes

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Wayne Twerdochlib plays a tune outside a shop at the Corral Centre on a chilly Monday afternoon. Twerdochlib, who’s been singing all his life, recently started making music again after having an earlier guitar stolen.

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Wayne Twerdochlib plays a tune outside a shop at the Corral Centre on a chilly Monday afternoon. Twerdochlib, who’s been singing all his life, recently started making music again after having an earlier guitar stolen.

Flying in formation

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A flock of Canada geese fly in formation as they prepare to land in a field along Veteran’s Way on Monday afternoon.

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A flock of Canada geese fly in formation as they prepare to land in a field along Veteran’s Way on Monday afternoon.

Top Story

Butcher knife brandished during dispute

Police say a man with a butcher knife had brandished it during a quarrel and was still holding it when they arrived on-scene.

They were called around 12:30 a.m. on Thursday morning to a reported disturbance at a home in the 200-block of 22nd Street. When they pulled up, they saw a man outside the home, with the knife.

They learned that ...

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