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Friday, December 4, 2020

$1.25 Million of Regional Recovery and Recovery Funds (RRRF) Distributed in Westman

Community Futures Westman has administered interest free loans for 35 Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) in Western Manitoba totaling $1.25 million since the RRRF program launched in May.   The Western Diversification funding program is intended to provide support to businesses who are ineligible for other government COVID-19 relief measures.  In early December, $500,000 in additional…

United Way Brandon Tree Auction Raises Nearly $21k

When faced with the difficulties of a Covid world, the United Way worked harder on making sure their annual Holiday Tree Auction still happened.  Due to the current Code Red health ordered restrictions, the auction was held virtually with great success. Utilizing a Zoom webinar platform, many of the 28 participants were able to bid…

2 suspects face fentanyl trafficking charges, following traffic stop on Middleton Ave

Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release On December 2, 2020, police conducted a traffic stop in the 1800 block of Middleton Ave shortly after 8:00 pm. Police observed open liquor in the vehicle. Further investigation into the passengers revealed that they were in possession of nearly $20,000, and 8 grams fentanyl individually packaged for sale.…

Changing of the guard

Twenty plus years at any job in today’s day and age is rare.   Today Tyler Glen Morning Man of Star FM  will step away from the microphone on December 18th leaving a 30 year broadcasting legacy. Tyler will remain as the stations Program Director.  Being a Program Director according to Glen is like a hockey…

Decorated buses to bring holiday cheer to residents in Brandon

Compass Coach Lines, a newly established business in Brandon, is looking to spread a little holiday cheer this festive season. For three straight days (December 4-6) they will be hitting the streets of Brandon (along three different routes) in hopes of putting smiles on some faces. The buses will be painted and lit up along…
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