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The Brandon Sun @thebrandonsun Brandon, Manitoba

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

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Paul Esteves knows what his Team Manitoba has to do right at the 13-and-under national baseball championship in Rep… — The queen of the Tamarack is back. For the first time since 1995, Marg Patrick is teeing it up at the… — Jim Wilson wasted no time punching his ticket to the Tamarack golf tournament’s senior men’s champions… doctor who formerly practised in Westman has self-published his first book — a suspense-filled novel about a Mani… will soon play a critical role in the early detection of chronic wasting disease in deer in Manitoba.… Manitoban artists will be featured at this year’s Manitoba Rural & Northern Juried Art Show in Winnipeg next… 19-year-old man told the court he had a problem and needed help after police found child pornography on his cellp… Party of Manitoba Leader James Beddome says the 2019 election will be the party’s largest showing ever and th… teen with a history of exposing himself to people on the street has been given one last chance to seek help befor… their best pair of high heels, a group of men strutted their way across downtown Brandon to raise funds for… 40 people came to Brandon Community Options’ location at 136 11th St. on Wednesday for a nonpartisan… far-reaching appeal of the annual Canadian National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show held at Bran… the second time this summer, Brandon residents are raising concern after the elm trees in front of their houses… weather: Expect a low of 11C and a high of 24C. #bdnmb
WASAGAMING — Cancer will not stop Andrew McPhail. No matter what, he keeps looking forward. — Christmas always comes early for Grant McPhail. At least, that time of year that brings the family to… Matters Vote is holding a roadside rally this afternoon near the Keystone Centre.… schools in the Brandon School Division are now open ahead of the return to classrooms next month.… teenage boy has been handed probation and community service after he sprayed another teen in the face with bear m… 2019 Canadian National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show wrapped up its ninth annual instalment in… Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation and its downtown ambassadors are holding a movie night later this mon…'s editorial: The NDP talking points on fired nurses is back in action. #bdnmb Wawanesa woman is pushing for a funding increase from the provincial government for child-care workers and held a… Marilyn Monroe famously crooned in 1953 that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, she never would have dreamed o… — Chris Wren just needs a warmup nine sometimes. As long as he’s within striking distance at the turn he… Crown is asking the court to impose a four-year sentence on a woman who held two teens hostage in her basement,… unions have set up shop outside the Brandon Regional Health Centre to campaign for votes, which is caus… weather: Expect a low of 6C and a high of 22C. #bdnmb
A woman who stole her neighbour’s electricity by running an extension cord between their homes has been sentenced t… the first time, Brandon will be represented by three local MLAs after the Sept. 10 provincial election, thanks… Rotary released the winners of the judges’ awards from last weekend’s RibFest on Monday. London, Ont.-based… Oak River Dodgers and the RFNOW Cardinals are senior AA baseball champions. #bdnmbWASAGAMING — Braxton Kuntz knows his way around Clear Lake Golf Course as well as anyone his age, so it’s not like… pair of Westman players may have a real impact for Manitoba at the 15-and-under baseball championship starting Th… poor ticket sales of the National Football League’s exhibition game in Winnipeg on Thursday has me wondering wh… former Shoppers Drug Mart at 1350 18th St. may have found a new principal tenant. #bdnmb University announced on Monday that wireless internet will be available in all three residences when studen… — Three-putts and bogeys are among the least of Pam Burneski’s concerns these days.… would be home to a new 25-bed chemical detoxification centre within 100 days if the NDP wins the provincial… woman who stabbed her boyfriend in the chest in an act of self-defence has been sentenced to one year of house ar… weather: Expect a low of 6C and a high of 22C. #bdnmb
The RFNOW Cardinals and GW Vacuum Truck Service Young Guns just couldn’t resist playing a little bit of extra baseb… receiver Dustin Everett didn’t take long to catch a pass in his return to the Westman Wolverines football… Benstead is slowly spreading word of the Tamarack in Florida, and people are listening.… children are dead following a collision north of Dauphin Friday evening. Dauphin RCMP received a report of a tw… man has been given the chance to earn a clean record after his gun — which he didn’t have a licence to possess an… arrest one man, search for another in sexual assault investigation #bdnmb action came to an end for another year Sunday on the last day of the 31st Virden Indoor Rodeo & Wild West Daz… Green party candidate for Brandon-Souris Bill Tiessen spent some time at the Global Market in Brandon Satur… Liberals are questioning the veracity of a new poll placing the Progressive Conservatives and NDP in a dea…'s editorial: With the current slate of federal leaders vying for the nation’s top spot, it’s difficult to get… — Jared Jacobson doesn’t believe in a medallist curse, and also won’t tell you finishing as the low man… Brandon man is tired of waiting for answers after his wife died following a short stay at Fairview Personal Care… delays have pushed back the timeline to have Neepawa Collegiate’s massive addition ready for students by… weather: Expect a low of 9C and a high of 25C. #bdnmb
Shell union workers had to choose between attending President Trump's speech or losing pay: Reports
Retweeted by The Brandon SunTrump's large union crowd at Shell was given the option of not showing up, and not getting paid
Retweeted by The Brandon SunBrandon weather: Expect a low of 8C and a high of 24C. #bdnmb
2019 weather: Expect a low of 6C and a high of 19C. #bdnmb
Russell’s Wyatt Tweet went 1-for-2 and scored one of Manitoba’s seven runs in the sixth inning to beat Alberta 9-8… Westman Wolverines opened training camp with a healthy crop of rookies this year, hoping a few can step up and… first player the Brandon Wheat Kings wanted to cross the pond and join the squad this fall should be in the Whe… the ninth year in a row, the Provincial Exhibition has partnered with six Manitoba Co-ops and five local meat p… union leaders are hoping attention to the issues brought up in ongoing health-care union votes will have a… searching for owner of stolen purse took 24 hours’ worth of driving for Suzanne Calnan and Annika Liu of Surrey, B.C. to get to Brandon with Excelsi… anything with an engine runs in the Myers’ family blood. Brad Myers and his dad Harvey have been restoring a… is getting another helping of delicious barbecue at the third-annual Ribfest starting today at the Keystone… apple a day — forget that. Try dozens of apples a day. That’s the goal of Fruit Share Brandon, a volunteer-led g… woman who beat up her younger sister and then bragged about it on Facebook has been sentenced to three months of… Ritchie has a new right-hand man with an eye for Western Hockey League talent. #bdnmb Tories are promising two new K-8 schools in Brandon over the next decade and 20 new schools across the province… weather: Expect a low of 13C and a high of 29C. #bdnmb
DAUPHIN — A group of Dauphin-based dancers has travelled all the way to Ukraine to show off their skills.… a safe place to rejoice in Indigenous culture, the Brandon Aboriginal Youth Activity Centre ensures kids a… — Alice Rooke is passionate about sharing her love of agriculture. The 18-year-old farmer grew up in the ca…’s premier esports team is going international. Team captain Donald Myers said he is excited to see how the… searching for escaped inmate #bdnmb #westman McConnell is looking to end his AAA baseball career on a high note this week. The Carberry product is one of… search for suspect in car theft #bdnmb Brandon couple who were each sent an extra voter information card in the mail has had their problem fixed, accord… Fawcett couldn’t have drawn up a better way to finish the 2018 Tamarack golf tournament. He won his second str… at Samaritan House Ministries' Pacific Avenue building are ongoing, but the organization is still looki… with the St. John Ambulance Medical First Responders team now have a quicker way to get around.…