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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Seniors feel the need for speed

A few days ago, a 62-year old female driving her Porsche 911 was fined $652 when she attempted to pass RCMP while travelling 156 km/h in a 110 km/h The incident happened near Portage. On Thursday, a 73 year old received a summons for $1,726.00 after being caught speeding in a designated construction zone south…

Annual Donation Provides 1500 lbs. of Pork for Local Food Banks and Soup Kitchens

August 29, 2017 Brandon, MB – For the seventh year in a row, the Provincial Exhibition has collaborated with six Manitoba Co-op’s and five local meat processors to provide close to 1500 lbs. of pork to several Westman food banks and soup kitchens. Provincial Exhibition director, Stan Cochrane and his family at Cochrane Stock Farms…

Brandon man facing attempted murder charges after shooting

Brandon Police Service Media Release As a result of an ongoing investigation from August 23rd 2017, Police have arrested a 27-year-old man from Brandon on numerous charges including Attempt Murder. Investigation into a report of a firearm being discharged inside an apartment in the 600 Block of 18th Street led Police to identifying the man…

Sportsplex pool temporarily closed for maintenance

Management and staff at Brandon’s Community Sportsplex wish to inform the public that the facility’s pool will be closed for regularly-scheduled maintenance beginning Saturday, September 2nd and won’t re-open until Saturday, September 23rd. Hours of operation for the facility’s ice rink, racquetball courts and outdoor track will not be impacted by the pool closure. For…

Harvest in the city

With the sun shining brightly and temperatures soaring to 31 degrees celsius at mid afternoon (on August 28, no less!), it was an ideal day for harvest. Various crews were seen swathing and combining at a number of different plots at the Brandon Research and Development Centre along Grand Valley Road, just west of 18th…
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