Hey there, time traveller!
This article was published 25/3/2011 (2371 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
The flood of 1995 was worse than 1979, but didn't come up to the levels of 1976. As well, reinforced dikes in Brandon helped mitigate the damages. However, sandbags were needed to keep the river at bay, and people in some other communities were forced to evacuate.