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The Brandon Sun @thebrandonsun Brandon, Manitoba

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
12/12
2019
Rayvn Wiebe is no exception to the trend of Brandon University Bobcats shouldering bigger and bigger loads as they… https://t.co/v8DKRHNsW5The Brandon high school curling league brings together kids of all ages, experience levels and backgrounds to the B… https://t.co/ercFyd9HZBKelowna Rockets forward Matthew Wedman was the only player to beat Brandon Wheat Kings goaltender Jiri Patera, and… https://t.co/qUJPQNIcqBBrandon birders are getting set to head out this weekend for their 39th annual Christmas bird count, a North Americ… https://t.co/ux7iBEVFpAA man who swung a scythe at his father during an argument has been sentenced to two months in jail.… https://t.co/nV8fLoOuREFusion Credit Union CEO Ron Hedley is set to step down from his position on June 1, 2020 after a 40-year career in… https://t.co/nTF2hEghO9Premier Brian Pallister argued on Tuesday that municipal funding levels shouldn’t be considered "frozen."… https://t.co/6gfaEdMkzYWest end residents raised concerns over a summer of construction on McDonald Avenue and traffic on Victoria Avenue… https://t.co/1vcdcsMRCBWind chill warnings on Tuesday evening didn’t stop community members from taking part in Westman Families of Addict… https://t.co/pwyzXzfWv5Today's editorial: While the Pallister government is showing some needed fiscal restraint ... the premier seems hel… https://t.co/fx7Ulb3iXCSun Burst for Dec. 11, 2019. Want to get a quick run down of today's news headlines in your inbox every morning? Ju… https://t.co/p3RQQ7Tl40Taja Lonstrup speaks for others whose voices too often go unheard. The Brandon mother of two intellectually disable… https://t.co/KYvTyhYMZdBrandon weather: Expect a low of -23C and a high of -19C. #bdnmb
12/11
2019
A suspect connected to a fight in late November has turned themselves in to police. https://t.co/WfbCOPW1yU #bdnmb https://t.co/AwoTQx1xTQBraden Schneider may be gone for now, but his fellow Brandon Wheat Kings blue-liners are aiming to make sure he isn… https://t.co/V9K3VFWIquBrandon police have arrested a 45-year old man for assault and uttering threats after being alerted by a local busi… https://t.co/HNyEFYghYFThe Westman rivalry between the Brandon U18 AAA Wheat Kings and the Yellowhead Chiefs is amplified for 17-year-old… https://t.co/DdoURJaegoBrandon Police Service announced on Tuesday that Cheyenne Byczkowski has been found safe. https://t.co/pbJXZbb0uJhttps://t.co/Q2qD3CgydhCole Jordan will have his first chance to play a regular-season game at his hometown Westoba Place when the Saskatc… https://t.co/BavVAbJkCKMarcus Kallionkieli has arrived. The 18-year-old, 2001-born Finnish forward practised for the first time with the B… https://t.co/EtyUwu7NKUMecca Productions presented the popular and timeless musical to a full house on Nov. 28, 29 and two shows on Nov. 3… https://t.co/jygAibNtSLThere are those who love cars — and then there are those who just want their automotive experience to be as hassle-… https://t.co/VgpiQ9FT74After separating from École secondaire Neelin High School and starting a search for a new identity, the Brandon Sch… https://t.co/qNbPvMcSDaBrandon is in the midst of the first cold snap of the year, but meteorologists disagree on what’s to come over the… https://t.co/RW2Y8K0wgtToday's editorial: "A Parliament at war with itself and a prime minister chasing his shadow in an unstable politica… https://t.co/FzjNDPZzWrWork to connect Pacific Avenue with the First Street bridge is now set to finish in June 2020 — another delay for t… https://t.co/eoGFdVSTXNA man who stole two bottles of rum from a Liquor Mart in August has been handed fines and probation.… https://t.co/NlVt3M10gwSun Burst for Dec. 10, 2019. If you would like to have a quick rundown of the day's news in your inbox every mornin… https://t.co/j1AgqBL9HXA man who raped three young girls in Brandon in 2017 and extorted nude photos from them has been sentenced to more… https://t.co/cLM4lrsA0QBrandon weather: Expect a low of -29C and a high of -18C. #bdnmb
12/10
2019
Not many third-place games in the C division play host to intense, emotional battles. But not many third-place game… https://t.co/bw3Mm6ndlcHughie Hooker scored and added a pair of assists as the Winnipeg Wild beat the Brandon Wheat Kings 5-1 in the Manit… https://t.co/aud1Ovugm7Local sports fans can only hope the final of Saturday’s Crocus Plains early bird tournament provides a taste of wha… https://t.co/IDNQALfdJsBrandon police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Cheyenne Byczowski, 16, who was last seen on Dec.… https://t.co/JqYSdvKEEXPolice search for missing man https://t.co/gXDndEIi6iThe Westman hunting community came together on Sunday for the Brandon Wildlife Association’s 2019 Big Buck Awards,… https://t.co/nojtLnji6GTwenty lucky kids aged 12 to 15 got the opportunity to take part in a police-supervised shopping spree at Shoppers… https://t.co/XR6sBhppGBDrop by the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium on Friday night, to see Canadian actor, philanthropist and music… https://t.co/p4OAmjTtoRMembers of the Brandon & Westman Christmas Cheer Registry wrapped up Brandon Transit’s 16th annual "Fill the Bus" c… https://t.co/Jrawh27YIKBrandon police are advising against being alarmed by a “social-media firestorm,” with posts warning of suspicious a… https://t.co/XNZySFbMQxThe nostalgic smells of the Christmas season wafted through the halls of the Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts Sa… https://t.co/19eZokh8OvBrandon weather: Expect a low of -27C and a high of -14C. #bdnmbhttps://t.co/maLHFbjypS
12/9
2019
Brandon weather: Expect a low of -25C and a high of -16C. #bdnmb
12/8
2019
https://t.co/GNdgcJxY6Vhttps://t.co/q0j256HpArhttps://t.co/f6vH53NCEahttps://t.co/48fEmt4vnphttps://t.co/tggL8iCJxghttps://t.co/w5tSH9QcPOhttps://t.co/cEkvnOxtSIhttps://t.co/k2kpCAgBythttps://t.co/OnCKXRuaimhttps://t.co/7x4PngUP53https://t.co/ynnqRuRyKWhttps://t.co/xXOY12gGkRhttps://t.co/EUhNvPH5Sehttps://t.co/xd2ml4Rln1Brandon weather: Expect a low of -17C and a high of -1C. #bdnmb
12/7
2019
The City of Brandon will soon share a vision for the future of the area of the city between the CP Rail tracks and… https://t.co/efGarvnfWVThe number of needles distributed by Prairie Mountain Health has already surpassed the number handed out this time… https://t.co/bGbADo9iSsA school bus driver for the Rolling River School Division has been suspended pending an internal investigation.… https://t.co/mVKN08E5NVBrandon Chamber of Commerce had a festive time during its final luncheon of the year on Thursday.… https://t.co/KWum41lGe4The federal Liberals are pledging to work "just as hard" to address climate change as they will to get pipelines bu… https://t.co/vqQYBjo42UThree Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School students got to put their photography skills to the test last weekend… https://t.co/YutZMF2IxPBrandon-Souris Conservative MP Larry Maguire has a bigger role in this session of Parliament after being named his… https://t.co/8WfmWkeSovDespite a rise in organ transplants, people are still dying as they wait for organs to become available, a new repo… https://t.co/i39IsdUcFpMaple Leaf is in no hurry to return to the bargaining table with its workers at its Brandon plant, according to a d… https://t.co/E8k2iVG3djMaple Leaf is in no hurry to return to the bargaining table with its workers at its Brandon plant, according to a d… https://t.co/WZMKBeLQacMembers of the Assiniboine Theatre Company stopped by The Dock on Princess Thursday night dressed in Krampus regali… https://t.co/XzLPLhcXH0Brandon weather: Expect a low of -11C and a high of -4C. #bdnmb
12/6
2019
In today's Westman This Week: In 2019, the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Sisterhood crossed a major… https://t.co/qoMEF7oo0NIn today's Westman This Week: Winnipeg-based promotion Canadian Wrestling’s Elite (CWE) made a return to Brandon No… https://t.co/kxZY3IvhfYOlivia Roest is looking forward to playing volleyball at the highest post-secondary level in the country, and enjoy… https://t.co/4aQ1rpK8c3Nineteen-year-old Dauphin Kings forward Carter Sawchuk is playing in his second season in the Manitoba Junior Hocke… https://t.co/P3oEceYKVrRylan Thiessen is coming home. The Brandon Wheat Kings acquired the 18-year-old Brandonite from the Lethbridge Hurr… https://t.co/wQEj5grcwOTwo killed in single vehicle rollover #bdnmb https://t.co/FBQMX3jbVZ https://t.co/zOOgmFXHdoWorkers at Maple Leaf’s meat processing plant in Brandon voted to reject the company’s latest contract offer on Mon… https://t.co/iy8hw4EhhhLocal advocates and police are warning the public that purple heroin may once again be circulating in Brandon.… https://t.co/qHGhMhHyStThe most recent edition of a report on the competency levels of 15-year-old students across the world shows that av… https://t.co/c2WK7UKvJh"I’d driven to Virden for a matinee performance of "Elf," a riotous and ridiculous Christmas musical. All was well… https://t.co/QsmUkwRXTmThe City of Brandon is well below its target for tree planting in the current calendar year, having planted fewer t… https://t.co/PC9KrKWIFkA list of Manitoba’s top 30 employers released on Wednesday includes a prominent Westman company. Fusion Credit Uni… https://t.co/UKp51KnVztIn today's Westman This Week: Virden’s Auditorium Theatre was packed on the night of Nov. 23 for the town’s final p… https://t.co/iwLXbp91bXAfter another busy year, the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba is ready to unveil its final two exhibits of the… https://t.co/H7EqQXLQSTBrandon City Council approved an updated schedule of fees on Monday evening, laying out how much residents will pay… https://t.co/CqGljL3sprThe City of Brandon has almost a $1-million surplus in its general fund, but councillors aren’t betting on maintain… https://t.co/KqWxL1p5avParents of students on a Rolling River School Division bus that slid into a ditch adjacent to the Trans-Canada High… https://t.co/PANU6MJdzoSun Burst for Dec. 5, 2019. Don't forget to sign up to get morning news, weather and events updates directly to you… https://t.co/7Z5pyZylTnSanta Claus, a.k.a. Klaus Brechmann, visits with four-year-old Keenan Brenzen at Champion Digital's Santa Photo Cen… https://t.co/qmICJAL3pOBrandon weather: Expect a low of -16C and a high of -5C. #bdnmb
12/5
2019
Brandon’s Riverview Curling Club received a helpful grant for their junior program last week.… https://t.co/u4AzUNmCvwWorkers at Maple Leaf’s meat processing plant in Brandon voted to reject the company’s latest contract offer on Mon… https://t.co/nsjjDSJuzZSydney Murray has certainly carved out an important role with the Assiniboine Community College Cougars.… https://t.co/UbY81whp17It took a while, but the Brandon Wheat Kings woke up and raced to a 7-3 win over the lowly Swift Current Broncos in… https://t.co/8oMeQ5HHHrPhoto essay: The CP Holiday Train rolled through Westman on Tuesday making stops in Portage la Prairie, Neepawa, Mi… https://t.co/FjM7Z0Cdh3Police arrested one man and are looking for two other suspects after they were led on a high-speed chase early Mond… https://t.co/jrLjyey1CqA teen caught walking across the street brandishing weapons while drunk has been handed a period of probation and c… https://t.co/nv389fOzU1Missing man found dead #bdnmb https://t.co/b4bgZbK8NX https://t.co/iVYIDspG7I
12/4
2019

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