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Derailed by bridge

A grain bin ended up wedged under the railway bridge on Highway 110, the Brandon eastern access route, on Wednesday morning.

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A grain bin ended up wedged under the railway bridge on Highway 110, the Brandon eastern access route, on Wednesday morning.

Chrest almighty

Shari Decter Hirst battled two record-breaking floods as Brandon’s mayor, but the one Chrest she couldn’t hold back was her main challenger.

Rick Chrest handily defeated the incumbent Wednesday night, with the support of 64.94 per cent of voters.

“I’m anxious to roll up my sleeves and get cracking,” Chrest said following ...

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