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The Spud Hauling Studs pull the potato truck yesterday at the competition during the Carberry Fair and Races. They managed to win the competition with a time of 37 seconds.

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The Spud Hauling Studs pull the potato truck yesterday at the competition during the Carberry Fair and Races. They managed to win the competition with a time of 37 seconds.

Westman still in cleanup mode after last year's wild weather

One year ago Westman was battling heavy rains and strong winds. Bridges and roads were washed out in many municipalities, while trees were uprooted, causing property damage in Brandon.

A year later and people are still feeling the pain and working to clean up the mess.

“I’d say the single biggest legacy ...

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  • The Spud Hauling Studs pull the potato truck yesterday at the competition during the Carberry Fair and Races. They managed to win the competition with a time of 37 seconds.

    Pulling for a good cause

    CARBERRY — They’re out in the heart of spud country — so what better contest to have at the Carberry Fair and Races than a pull involving a 26,000-pound potato truck?

  • Paul Nichols and his horse Zoe ride through Brandon to meet up with veterans at the Brandon Armoury on Sunday. Nichols is riding across Canada for the Communities for Veterans Foundation to help raise awareness for contemporary veterans.

    Mission: Awareness

    At first glance, one notices Paul Nichols’ deep tan and weathered skin, the result of many hours spent outdoors.

  • Signs mark a stretch of the 43-block Share the Road east-west cycling corridor on Lorne Avenue from 17th Street East to 28th Street. The opening of the corridor in 2013 coincided with a sharp decline in car and bicycle collisions in the city.

    Cycling corridor puts riders on safer path

    Large Canadian cities, like Vancouver and Montreal, have embraced the growing active transit trend by building hundreds of kilometres of urban cycling corridors.

  • Local motorist facing impaired driving charge

    During a routine weekend checkstop, city police nabbed an intoxicated driver.

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