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Playful campaign kickoff

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Investors Group’s Tim Rowan, from left, city manager Scott Hildebrand and BDO Canada’s Ryan Duthie try their luck at a beanbag toss game during the kickoff to The Women’s Resource Centre’s annual fundraising drive in Princess Park on Monday afternoon. The kickoff features events all this week, and funds programs for area women such as counselling, domestic violence assistance and help for newly emigrated women.

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Investors Group’s Tim Rowan, from left, city manager Scott Hildebrand and BDO Canada’s Ryan Duthie try their luck at a beanbag toss game during the kickoff to The Women’s Resource Centre’s annual fundraising drive in Princess Park on Monday afternoon. The kickoff features events all this week, and funds programs for area women such as counselling, domestic violence assistance and help for newly emigrated women.

September stroll

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A woman crosses 14th Street under a canopy of colourful autumn leaves on Monday afternoon.

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A woman crosses 14th Street under a canopy of colourful autumn leaves on Monday afternoon.

Monday Night Political Football

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Students tune into the first American presidential debate at a public viewing hosted by the Brandon University Politics Society, Monday evening at the campus pub.

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Students tune into the first American presidential debate at a public viewing hosted by the Brandon University Politics Society, Monday evening at the campus pub.

Scarecrow Days at Souris

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A display set up outside of Plaza Petals for Scarecrow Days at Souris.

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A display set up outside of Plaza Petals for Scarecrow Days at Souris.

Canine competition

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Quiver jumps while owner Lisa Lobb from Brandon runs in behind at the Crocus Obedience and Kennel Club Flyball Tournament in Souris on Sunday.

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Quiver jumps while owner Lisa Lobb from Brandon runs in behind at the Crocus Obedience and Kennel Club Flyball Tournament in Souris on Sunday.

Fogged out

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The Brandon Wheat Kings and the Moose Jaw Warriors try to play through thick ice-level fog at Westman Place on Saturday evening. The game was called in the second period due to player safety concerns because of the fog.

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The Brandon Wheat Kings and the Moose Jaw Warriors try to play through thick ice-level fog at Westman Place on Saturday evening. The game was called in the second period due to player safety concerns because of the fog.

Going up for the grab

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Crocus Plainsmen receiver Dakota Richard tries to haul in a pass over the outstretched arm of Elmwood Giants defensive back Jonas Bonion during their Winnipeg High School Football League Kas Vidruk (AA) Division game at Crocus on Thursday. The Plainsmen won 42-13.

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Crocus Plainsmen receiver Dakota Richard tries to haul in a pass over the outstretched arm of Elmwood Giants defensive back Jonas Bonion during their Winnipeg High School Football League Kas Vidruk (AA) Division game at Crocus on Thursday. The Plainsmen won 42-13.

It's a full house at the Brandon Armoury

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The first Brandon Chamber of Commerce fall luncheon, hosted by CFB Shilo and held in the Brandon Armoury on  Victoria Avenue on Thursday, was a sold-out affair.

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The first Brandon Chamber of Commerce fall luncheon, hosted by CFB Shilo and held in the Brandon Armoury on Victoria Avenue on Thursday, was a sold-out affair.

Changing colours

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Downtown Brandon is surrounded by the colours of autumn on a sunny Monday afternoon.

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Downtown Brandon is surrounded by the colours of autumn on a sunny Monday afternoon.

Flower spray

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Abigail Phipps with the City of Brandon waters hanging flower baskets on 10th Street on a warm and Sunny Tuesday morning.

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Abigail Phipps with the City of Brandon waters hanging flower baskets on 10th Street on a warm and Sunny Tuesday morning.

Top Story

BSD warns of strangers near schools

After two suspicious incidents occurred within school zones last Friday, Brandon police are reminding parents and kids about stranger danger.

One incident, reported by an adult witness, occurred by Meadows School, where a man in a grey two-door car pulled over and attempted to talk to some kids on the street, said Sgt. Bill Brown with the Brandon Police Service.

The other ...

Top Breaking News

  • Brandon Wheat Kings players, including Garrett Armour (left) and Rylan Bettens (right), struggle to move an M777 artillery gun during the team’s annual Soldier For A Day event at CFB Shilo on Tuesday. The day saw the Wheaties learn to rappel down a tower, work with an artillery gun and ride in a light armoured vehicle with members of the military.

    Shilo training brings Wheat Kings together

    CFB SHILO — You can bet Tyler Coulter’s coaches hope the four-year Brandon Wheat Kings veteran is better taking orders from them than he was from a military instructor on Tuesday.

  • The main administrative building at Assiniboine Community College’s North Hill campus is framed by culinary arts students leaving classes on Monday afternoon.

    ACC mulls funding future

    With Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative government reviewing a variety of funding promised by the outgoing NDP government, one of Brandon’s two post-secondary institutions is preparing for the possibility of having to look elsewhere for project funds.

  • Mayor Rick Chrest and Jacobson & Greiner Group CEO Jared Jacobson cut the ribbon on Brandon’s newest development, which is named Bellafield. The street names in the development are named after prominent Brandon Wheat Kings.

    New subdivision's streets honour Wheat King greats

    Some of the city’s brightest stars were officially immoralized yesterday as Brandon’s newest subdivision celebrated its grand opening.

  • BPS make two arrests for theft

     The Brandon Police Service made two arrests on Monday for two separate instances of shoplifting. 

    A 14-year-old male was allegedly caught trying to snatch a $90 pair of headphones from a store in the 900 block of Victoria Ave. He was apprehended, but released for court in October. 

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