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Dakota Nation Winterfest returns in 2023

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation will be holding their annual “Dakota Nation Winterfest” for four days inside the Keystone Centre starting January 26, 2023. The event unfortunately was cancelled in 2021 and 2022 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Dakota Nation Winterfest is a long standing tradition in Western Manitoba and is a combination of cultural and…

Assiniboine tuition-free Trades programs deliver opportunities without barriers

At Assiniboine Community College, two tuition-free programs are providing Indigenous learners the skills they need to work in in-demand fields in Manitoba, and giving their respective industries qualified workers who are ready to hit the ground running. The tuition-free Heavy Duty Technician program welcomed 12 Indigenous students in December 2021, funded through a partnership with…

Police charge suspect in Brandon tip jar thefts

Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release On May 13, 2022, at approximately 6:18 pm, police were dispatched to a attend several businesses located in the 900 block of 18th Street North regarding a male stealing tip jars and causing a disturbance.  Police located a 28 year old male responsible for the theft of 2 tip jars…

Approximately $40,000 worth of cellular devices stolen from Brandon business

(stock photo) Source: BPS News Release On May 12, 2022 at approximately 9:10 am, police responded to a report of a robbery at a business in the 800 block of 18th street N. Investigation revealed that two suspects entered the business and demanded to know where the merchandise was stored.  The suspects then threatened the employee…

Crime Stoppers Wanted and Crime of the Week for May 13, 2022

“CRIME STOPPERS WANTED” for: May 6th, 2022 The Brandon Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating this person who is: “WANTED BY POLICE” Monica CHARTRAND (39 yrs) FOR Failing to Attend Court On June 23, 2021, Monica CHARTRAND was stopped in Brandon while operating a stolen vehicle. She was arrested at that time…
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