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Dante Welsh, Mason Burgess, Arhianna Hackert and Anna-Leigh Warren-Burgess playing on a trampoline at a home on Stickney Avenue as clouds roll by overhead on a cool afternoon.

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Dante Welsh, Mason Burgess, Arhianna Hackert and Anna-Leigh Warren-Burgess playing on a trampoline at a home on Stickney Avenue as clouds roll by overhead on a cool afternoon.

Parenting Points - Finding your parenting style

Children do not come with manuals, and it is up to every parent to discover his or her own parenting style. Raising a child is a fast-paced adventure, with on-the-job training. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, a new challenge arises.

While you can’t be prepared for every situation ...

This Week’s Community News

  • das Femmes

    das Femmes women's choir tells "Our Stories"

    The eight­‐member women’s choir das Femmes is preparing for a concert which will celebrate the strengths of women through song, dance and the spoken word. The concert will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Knox United Church (Victoria Ave & 18 St., Brandon) starting at 3 p.m.

  • The novice gardener might avoid specialty plants like hybrid tea roses until some gardening experience is gained.

    Gone Gardenin' - The seven deadly sins of gardening

    Gardening fever is spreading rapidly across the land and those of us who are afflicted with this condition must beware that gardening fever exhibits some rather unpleasant symptoms. If you believe that you are the victim of this very contagious disease, you might want to know about some of the actions you can take to at least lessen its unpleasant effects.

  • “What’s Not Seen” displayed with its most recent plaques and ribbons awarded at the Prairie Canada Carving Championship including Best of Show and Carver’s Choice Award, April 2015 Wpg.

    "Wow" factor proves winning feature for Westman sculpture

    Westman area sculptor, Clarence Sawatzky, achieved top awards in the sculpting competition at the Prairie Canada Carving Show and Competition in Winnipeg, April 18-19. The competition showcases a variety of carving styles including wild life, water fowl, song and shorebirds, fish, fantasy and whimsical. Artisans from across Canada, skilled in creating beautiful works of art out of traditional wood, stone, bone and antler makes it one of North America’s premiere carving competitions.

  • Nate Andrews, VP of Sales and Partner, Guild/HMS Insurance Group (left), BRHC Foundation Executive Director Cindy Buizer, and Brett McGregor, President and Partner, Guild/HMS Insurance Group (right).

    Local clubs help support "Room for Renewal"

    The Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation extends sincere thanks to Guild Insurance Brokers & HMS Insurance Agencies for their recent donation of $5,000 in support of the Foundation’s “Room for Renewal” campaign.

  • Substitute and Solve - Throwing out grey chocolate would be crazy

    Dear Reena,

  • Beverley Monk, Kiwanis Club Secretary; Rhonda Smith, Kiwanis Club President; Derrick Stewart, Chair, BRHC Foundation Board of Directors; Richard McCallum, Kiwanis Club member; Hillary Baker, Kiwanis Club member.

    Kiwanis Club continues to serve the community

    The Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation gratefully announces the receipt of a donation of $5,000 from the Kiwanis Club of Brandon-Assiniboine in support of the “Room for Renewal” patient ward renovation campaign.

  • Pet's Best Friend - The only downfall of summer, ticks

    There are so many things I love about summer. However, there are some seasonal visitors that we could all do without. Ticks made their first appearance in southwestern Manitoba several weeks ago, and since they have really stepped up to make themselves known. Reports are coming from all over the area that these little invaders are showing up everywhere.

  • Pte. Jeremy Mulvihill and Cpl. Raymond Euper who did the restoration work on the cairn. Capt. Albert Lee, 1RCHA chaplain who presided over the rededication ceremony.

    Fallen soldier remembered

    1RCHA soldiers, friends and family gathered for a ceremony rededicating a monument to a fellow gunner who died when training at CFB Shilo in 1990.

  • Crane Steel receives two awards as Top Canadian Builder 2014

    Crane Steel Structures was recognized with the BEHLEN Industries awards for Top Authorized Dealer in Canada. Crane Steel Structures, located in Brandon and Winnipeg won this recognition at the Annual Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner hosted by BEHLEN Industries. The awards recognized Crane Steel as having the highest total sales across Canada and the highest total number of buildings sold.

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