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High winds take a toll

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A trampoline sits against the fence of Kirkcaldy Heights School on Saturday following the wind storm.

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A trampoline sits against the fence of Kirkcaldy Heights School on Saturday following the wind storm.

A day at the fair

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A volunteer watches entries in equestrian competitions ride past during the Rapid City Agricultural Society fair on Saturday.

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A volunteer watches entries in equestrian competitions ride past during the Rapid City Agricultural Society fair on Saturday.

Grad day

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A graduate looks back to chat with friends during a graduation ceremony for Assiniboine Community College Adult Collegiate students, Saturday afternoon at McDiarmid Drive Alliance church.

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A graduate looks back to chat with friends during a graduation ceremony for Assiniboine Community College Adult Collegiate students, Saturday afternoon at McDiarmid Drive Alliance church.

Big love

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Chloe McLeod hugs her miniature horse during the 134th annual Rapid City Agricultural Society summer fair. McLeod and her fellow 4H member Makenna Sumner travelled from Neepawa to show their horses.

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Chloe McLeod hugs her miniature horse during the 134th annual Rapid City Agricultural Society summer fair. McLeod and her fellow 4H member Makenna Sumner travelled from Neepawa to show their horses.

Class is out

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Elton Collegiate's Class of 2016 graduates throw their mortar boards in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony on Friday. The school had 26 graduates this year.

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Elton Collegiate's Class of 2016 graduates throw their mortar boards in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony on Friday. The school had 26 graduates this year.

Paintball range fire

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Fire crews were called to the Ambush Paintball range north of Brandon on Highway 270 Friday morning. Crews on the scene appear to be letting the fire burn itself out. There are no reports of injuries at this time.

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Fire crews were called to the Ambush Paintball range north of Brandon on Highway 270 Friday morning. Crews on the scene appear to be letting the fire burn itself out. There are no reports of injuries at this time.

Let there be lights

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Rikki Alston and Cory Harris with Cardinal Signs replace bulbs and service the neon lights on the signs at Velvet Dip on Victoria Avenue on a hot Wednesday afternoon.

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Rikki Alston and Cory Harris with Cardinal Signs replace bulbs and service the neon lights on the signs at Velvet Dip on Victoria Avenue on a hot Wednesday afternoon.

Water walker

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Students from the Manitoba Emergency Services College attract some attention from nearby fishers while working on water rescue techniques on Monday afternoon in Dinsdale Park. The student firefighters take to the river once a year in their courses to learn various ways to rescue people from waterways.

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Students from the Manitoba Emergency Services College attract some attention from nearby fishers while working on water rescue techniques on Monday afternoon in Dinsdale Park. The student firefighters take to the river once a year in their courses to learn various ways to rescue people from waterways.

Stuck in the middle

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Darrien Perrault of the Bombers is crushed by the Argos defensive line while running the ball during a Westman Youth Football League bantam semifinal at Crocus Plains on Wednesday. The WYFA championship games will be played at Crocus on Sunday, and it will kick off its fundraising campaign for Boyd Stadium by selling blue and green 
T-shirts for $20 each.

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Darrien Perrault of the Bombers is crushed by the Argos defensive line while running the ball during a Westman Youth Football League bantam semifinal at Crocus Plains on Wednesday. The WYFA championship games will be played at Crocus on Sunday, and it will kick off its fundraising campaign for Boyd Stadium by selling blue and green T-shirts for $20 each.

Reaching for the sky

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Daisies grow on the grounds of the former Ninette Sanatorium recently.

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Daisies grow on the grounds of the former Ninette Sanatorium recently.

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Diploma worth the wait for grads

It was a weekend of celebration for Cynthia Hunt and her family, who attended two high school graduations: one on Friday, for Hunt’s 17-year-old daughter, Katrina, and Saturday, to see Hunt receive her own diploma.

Hunt and 40 others made up Assiniboine Community College’s 2016 Adult Collegiate class, donning ruby cloaks and caps for a ceremony at McDiarmid Drive Alliance Church.

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