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Trying it out for size

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Jace Kurmann-Loewen plays on a 1948 tractor in the shadow of modern versions at the Manitoba Ag Days exposition at the Keystone Centre on Tuesday afternoon.

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Jace Kurmann-Loewen plays on a 1948 tractor in the shadow of modern versions at the Manitoba Ag Days exposition at the Keystone Centre on Tuesday afternoon.

Pallister peck

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Premier Brian Pallister leans over to kiss Agassiz MLA Eileen Clarke during a gathering to honour retired Agassiz MLA Stuart Briese (right), Monday afternoon in Neepawa.

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Premier Brian Pallister leans over to kiss Agassiz MLA Eileen Clarke during a gathering to honour retired Agassiz MLA Stuart Briese (right), Monday afternoon in Neepawa.

Long shadows

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Pedestrians along Ninth Street cast a long shadow in the winter sun on Monday afternoon. The prolonged cold snap lifted this week, making being outdoors a much less arduous experience.

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Pedestrians along Ninth Street cast a long shadow in the winter sun on Monday afternoon. The prolonged cold snap lifted this week, making being outdoors a much less arduous experience.

Historic light

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Trevor Slimmon takes a picture of the historic fire hall on Princess Avenue, Monday afternoon. Slimmon is visiting his old home town from Toronto and says he marvels at the heritage buildings he remembers from his youth, which he photographs to serve as a memento.

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Trevor Slimmon takes a picture of the historic fire hall on Princess Avenue, Monday afternoon. Slimmon is visiting his old home town from Toronto and says he marvels at the heritage buildings he remembers from his youth, which he photographs to serve as a memento.

Demolition mission

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An excavator works to tear down a building on Louise Avenue just west of 10th Street on Sunday afternoon.

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An excavator works to tear down a building on Louise Avenue just west of 10th Street on Sunday afternoon.

Blow by blow

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Matt Strand, right, throws a punch at Owen Flett during their bout at the Canada vs. USA boxing event put on by Peak Performance at the Great Western Roadhouse on Saturday evening.

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Matt Strand, right, throws a punch at Owen Flett during their bout at the Canada vs. USA boxing event put on by Peak Performance at the Great Western Roadhouse on Saturday evening.

18th Street hit and run

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A pickup truck sits damaged on the median edge of the northbound lanes of 18th Street after a hit-and-run collision on Saturday. The driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash fled the scene. No one was seriously injured.

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A pickup truck sits damaged on the median edge of the northbound lanes of 18th Street after a hit-and-run collision on Saturday. The driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash fled the scene. No one was seriously injured.

You say goodbye, I say cello

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A young cellist playfully covers her eyes while taking part in a Suzuki class at Brandon University. earlier this week. The Suzuki method of musical education aims to mirror the environment in which children learn a native language.

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A young cellist playfully covers her eyes while taking part in a Suzuki class at Brandon University. earlier this week. The Suzuki method of musical education aims to mirror the environment in which children learn a native language.

Ice time in warmer weather

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Outdoor enthusiasts take advantage of warmer temperatures to enjoy Brandon’s skating oval on Saturday afternoon.

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Outdoor enthusiasts take advantage of warmer temperatures to enjoy Brandon’s skating oval on Saturday afternoon.

Patrick is back

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Nolan Patrick #19 of the Brandon wheat Kings fires a shot on net to score his second goal of the evening during WHL action against the Kootenay Ice at Westman Place on Friday evening.

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Nolan Patrick #19 of the Brandon wheat Kings fires a shot on net to score his second goal of the evening during WHL action against the Kootenay Ice at Westman Place on Friday evening.

Top Story

Unsealed documents reveal sting operation meant to take down Const. Trent Milan

Winnipeg Free Press exclusive.

Winnipeg police took down one of their own using an elaborate undercover sting operation – dubbed an “integrity test” – that confirmed suspicions he was at the centre of years of criminal activity involving stolen drugs, weapons and property.

Brandon SunONLINE | Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 at 12:52 PM | 0

Top Breaking News

  • Jace Kurmann-Loewen plays on a 1948 tractor in the shadow of modern versions at the Manitoba Ag Days exposition at the Keystone Centre on Tuesday afternoon.

    Premier eager to partner with U.S.

    Donald Trump’s hostility to trade has understandably worried many of Manitoba’s agriculture producers, in an industry where cross-border co-operation is paramount.

  • Echo Brooke Tacan, 15, has been found safe.

    Teen found safe

    Brandon police report that a teenage girl who was reported missing has been found safe.

  • Raising and fortifying the dike along the Assiniboine River at the Wheat City Golf Course was a main priority for city officials last fall.

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    It may be skiing and snowmobiling weather now, but city officials are already looking ahead to the 2017 golf season.

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