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Creating a serene, inviting, beachy-feeling interiors.

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Creating a serene, inviting, beachy-feeling interiors.

Happenings on the Scene - Hills alive with the sound of rock

Fans of the open air live concert experience are in for a treat this year as Rockin’ the Fields of Minnedosa is set to swing open the gates for the 12th consecutive year.

Twelve years of steady growth in regards to the crowds and the RFM site. The RFM board has ...

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  • Design Life - Life's a beach

    There is something so serene, inviting, and unsullied about beachy-feeling interiors: bright, ‘white-fresh’ with nubby textures, pops of rich and vibrant accent colours, watery glass infusions, woven sea grasses and chunky wooden accents. If you never have the chance to live in a Malibu beach-front property, certainly you can create a home where the eccentricities and inspiring elements of coastal living come to you.

  • Parenting Points - Your words have great power

    Words have power. This is especially true when speaking to young children, who can take your comments very literally. By being aware of the words and phrases you use when speaking to your child, you can make sure that the message is received as it was intended.

  • Pictured (L-R) are Chief Warrant Officer Michael Brooks, Lt.-Col. Michele Claveau, Master Warrant Officer James Leamy and 2520’s commanding officer, Capt. Rob Lussier.

    2520 Army Cadets bring home top corps award

    Brandon and CFB Shilo’s 2520 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps were awarded the Top Army Cadet Corps in the Northwest Region at their annual ceremonial review on June 6 at the Brandon Armoury.

  • Substitute and Solve - Squeaks, rabbits, gardens and delicious sweets

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  • Golf tournament a huge success

    The Glen Lea ladies golf club held its annual Glen Lea Ladies Open Golf Tournament on July 8. It was a beautiful sunny day and 55 ladies participated.

  • Thinking about a second dog to join the family? Here are some tips to make sure you are ready for the commitment.

    Pet's Best Friend - Tips to consider when adding a second pet

    Having a pet can bring so much joy to our lives. It is almost inevitable that at some point, you begin to wonder if having two might be even better.

  • Common salvia, scarlet sage, has been a popular bedding plant for decades.

    Gone Gardenin' - Sages and salvias

    Naming plants can be a challenge as Latin names get interspersed with common names so that often the same plant can be referred to by several names. This conundrum is certainly true when it comes to the salvias and sages in our gardens.

  • From left: Scott Kwasnitza, superintendent of Lord Selkirk School Division and MHSAA president; Riley Dirks, Oak Park High School; Seth Friesen, Vincent Massey High School (Brandon); Tara Frisch, Nellie McClung Collegiate (Manitou); Caitlin Wilkinson, Ste. Rose School; Harry Bowler, CEO, Sunrise Credit Union.

    Manitoba credit unions help honour outstanding student athletes

    During the last week of June, the Manitoba High School Athletic As­sociation (MHSAA), with the support of Manitoba’s credit unions, announced the winners of the 2015 Credit Unions of Manitoba High School Scholar Athlete Awards.

  • Front Row L. to R.: Noble Terry Metcalf, Brandon Shrine Club President; Ill. Sir Brian Terin, Potentate of Khartum Temple; Lady Lynn and Noble Drew Mills; Back Row: Executive members of Khartum Shriners Divan.

    Irish Society supports Shriners hospitals for children

    Khartum Shriners and The Brandon and District Shrine Club gratefully acknowledge a donation of $2,000.00 towards the Shriners Hospitals for Children Patient Transportation Fund from the Irish Society of Western Manitoba as proceeds from their pavilion at The Lt. Governor's Winter Festival.

  • Sunrise grants shine on these fine students

    Sunrise Credit Union is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2015 scholarly awards granted to graduating students that achieved remarkable academic achievement during their final year of high school. Sunrise granted $23,000 this year. Below is a list of the students’ names and the schools they attended.

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