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The daily newspaper of record in Brandon, Manitoba. Since 1882.

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Brandon weather: Expect a low of -17C and a high of -16C. #bdnmb
Rayvn Wiebe is no exception to the trend of Brandon University Bobcats shouldering bigger and bigger loads as they… Brandon high school curling league brings together kids of all ages, experience levels and backgrounds to the B… Rockets forward Matthew Wedman was the only player to beat Brandon Wheat Kings goaltender Jiri Patera, and… birders are getting set to head out this weekend for their 39th annual Christmas bird count, a North Americ… man who swung a scythe at his father during an argument has been sentenced to two months in jail.… Credit Union CEO Ron Hedley is set to step down from his position on June 1, 2020 after a 40-year career in… Brian Pallister argued on Tuesday that municipal funding levels shouldn’t be considered "frozen."… end residents raised concerns over a summer of construction on McDonald Avenue and traffic on Victoria Avenue… chill warnings on Tuesday evening didn’t stop community members from taking part in Westman Families of Addict…'s editorial: While the Pallister government is showing some needed fiscal restraint ... the premier seems hel… Burst for Dec. 11, 2019. Want to get a quick run down of today's news headlines in your inbox every morning? Ju… Lonstrup speaks for others whose voices too often go unheard. The Brandon mother of two intellectually disable… weather: Expect a low of -23C and a high of -19C. #bdnmb
A suspect connected to a fight in late November has turned themselves in to police. #bdnmb Schneider may be gone for now, but his fellow Brandon Wheat Kings blue-liners are aiming to make sure he isn… police have arrested a 45-year old man for assault and uttering threats after being alerted by a local busi… Westman rivalry between the Brandon U18 AAA Wheat Kings and the Yellowhead Chiefs is amplified for 17-year-old… Police Service announced on Tuesday that Cheyenne Byczkowski has been found safe. Jordan will have his first chance to play a regular-season game at his hometown Westoba Place when the Saskatc… Kallionkieli has arrived. The 18-year-old, 2001-born Finnish forward practised for the first time with the B… Productions presented the popular and timeless musical to a full house on Nov. 28, 29 and two shows on Nov. 3… are those who love cars — and then there are those who just want their automotive experience to be as hassle-… separating from École secondaire Neelin High School and starting a search for a new identity, the Brandon Sch… is in the midst of the first cold snap of the year, but meteorologists disagree on what’s to come over the…'s editorial: "A Parliament at war with itself and a prime minister chasing his shadow in an unstable politica… to connect Pacific Avenue with the First Street bridge is now set to finish in June 2020 — another delay for t… man who stole two bottles of rum from a Liquor Mart in August has been handed fines and probation.… Burst for Dec. 10, 2019. If you would like to have a quick rundown of the day's news in your inbox every mornin… man who raped three young girls in Brandon in 2017 and extorted nude photos from them has been sentenced to more… weather: Expect a low of -29C and a high of -18C. #bdnmb
Not many third-place games in the C division play host to intense, emotional battles. But not many third-place game… Hooker scored and added a pair of assists as the Winnipeg Wild beat the Brandon Wheat Kings 5-1 in the Manit… sports fans can only hope the final of Saturday’s Crocus Plains early bird tournament provides a taste of wha… police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Cheyenne Byczowski, 16, who was last seen on Dec.… search for missing man Westman hunting community came together on Sunday for the Brandon Wildlife Association’s 2019 Big Buck Awards,… lucky kids aged 12 to 15 got the opportunity to take part in a police-supervised shopping spree at Shoppers… by the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium on Friday night, to see Canadian actor, philanthropist and music… of the Brandon & Westman Christmas Cheer Registry wrapped up Brandon Transit’s 16th annual "Fill the Bus" c… police are advising against being alarmed by a “social-media firestorm,” with posts warning of suspicious a… nostalgic smells of the Christmas season wafted through the halls of the Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts Sa… weather: Expect a low of -27C and a high of -14C. #bdnmb
Brandon weather: Expect a low of -25C and a high of -16C. #bdnmb
2019 weather: Expect a low of -17C and a high of -1C. #bdnmb
The City of Brandon will soon share a vision for the future of the area of the city between the CP Rail tracks and… number of needles distributed by Prairie Mountain Health has already surpassed the number handed out this time… school bus driver for the Rolling River School Division has been suspended pending an internal investigation.… Chamber of Commerce had a festive time during its final luncheon of the year on Thursday.… federal Liberals are pledging to work "just as hard" to address climate change as they will to get pipelines bu… Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School students got to put their photography skills to the test last weekend… Conservative MP Larry Maguire has a bigger role in this session of Parliament after being named his… a rise in organ transplants, people are still dying as they wait for organs to become available, a new repo… Leaf is in no hurry to return to the bargaining table with its workers at its Brandon plant, according to a d… Leaf is in no hurry to return to the bargaining table with its workers at its Brandon plant, according to a d… of the Assiniboine Theatre Company stopped by The Dock on Princess Thursday night dressed in Krampus regali… weather: Expect a low of -11C and a high of -4C. #bdnmb
In today's Westman This Week: In 2019, the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Sisterhood crossed a major… today's Westman This Week: Winnipeg-based promotion Canadian Wrestling’s Elite (CWE) made a return to Brandon No… Roest is looking forward to playing volleyball at the highest post-secondary level in the country, and enjoy… Dauphin Kings forward Carter Sawchuk is playing in his second season in the Manitoba Junior Hocke… Thiessen is coming home. The Brandon Wheat Kings acquired the 18-year-old Brandonite from the Lethbridge Hurr… killed in single vehicle rollover #bdnmb at Maple Leaf’s meat processing plant in Brandon voted to reject the company’s latest contract offer on Mon… advocates and police are warning the public that purple heroin may once again be circulating in Brandon.… most recent edition of a report on the competency levels of 15-year-old students across the world shows that av…"I’d driven to Virden for a matinee performance of "Elf," a riotous and ridiculous Christmas musical. All was well… City of Brandon is well below its target for tree planting in the current calendar year, having planted fewer t… list of Manitoba’s top 30 employers released on Wednesday includes a prominent Westman company. Fusion Credit Uni… today's Westman This Week: Virden’s Auditorium Theatre was packed on the night of Nov. 23 for the town’s final p… another busy year, the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba is ready to unveil its final two exhibits of the… City Council approved an updated schedule of fees on Monday evening, laying out how much residents will pay… City of Brandon has almost a $1-million surplus in its general fund, but councillors aren’t betting on maintain… of students on a Rolling River School Division bus that slid into a ditch adjacent to the Trans-Canada High… Burst for Dec. 5, 2019. Don't forget to sign up to get morning news, weather and events updates directly to you… Claus, a.k.a. Klaus Brechmann, visits with four-year-old Keenan Brenzen at Champion Digital's Santa Photo Cen… weather: Expect a low of -16C and a high of -5C. #bdnmb
Brandon’s Riverview Curling Club received a helpful grant for their junior program last week.… at Maple Leaf’s meat processing plant in Brandon voted to reject the company’s latest contract offer on Mon… Murray has certainly carved out an important role with the Assiniboine Community College Cougars.… took a while, but the Brandon Wheat Kings woke up and raced to a 7-3 win over the lowly Swift Current Broncos in… essay: The CP Holiday Train rolled through Westman on Tuesday making stops in Portage la Prairie, Neepawa, Mi… arrested one man and are looking for two other suspects after they were led on a high-speed chase early Mond… teen caught walking across the street brandishing weapons while drunk has been handed a period of probation and c… man found dead #bdnmb