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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.

Hang time

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Chris Stanhope #10 of the Brandon Bobcats dunks the ball during the Bobcats 77-74 win over the MacEwan University Griffins at the BU Healthy Living Centre on Friday afternoon.

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Chris Stanhope #10 of the Brandon Bobcats dunks the ball during the Bobcats 77-74 win over the MacEwan University Griffins at the BU Healthy Living Centre on Friday afternoon.

Top Story

Boys caught with knives

Police caught two boys who were armed with knives early Tuesday morning while investigating vehicle break-ins downtown.
Officers were dispatched to the area of the 300 block of Fourth and Fifth Streets at 3:20 a.m. for a report of two males checking vehicles in the back lane.
They found two youths who matched the description provided by the caller and ...

Top Breaking News

  • UPDATE: The Brandon Sun e-Edition back online

    Following some technical issues earlier this morning, the Brandon Sun's e-Edition is again available online for our subscribers.

  • Police capture robbery suspect

    A disturbance call has led to the arrest of a man wanted for a violent robbery.

  • Woman calls police, winds up in jail

    A woman who called police for help wound up in jail herself.

    Brandon police say that a woman with no fixed address called them to report stolen property.

    However, police found out she was wanted on warrants for failing to attend court and failing to have finger prints taken when required by the court.

    She was held at jail for a court appearance Tuesday morning.

    » Brandon Sun

  • Since Waywayseecappo First Nation and Park West School Division joined forces in an educational partnership six years ago, literacy levels have made a dramatic increase.

    Wayway student literacy soars

    Since Waywayseecappo First Nation and Park West School Division joined forces in an educational partnership six years ago, literacy levels have made a dramatic increase.

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