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Work Not Done for Brandon Fire Crews

BRANDON — As a massive fire in downtown Brandon on Saturday began threatening other buildings, the chief of the Souris−Glenwood volunteer fire department was loading fertilizer into a truck at a farm 45 kilometres away. Brian Parham received a text from his son, who is also a volunteer firefighter, letting him know the Christie’s Office…

Devastating Fires in Downtown Brandon

BRANDON — A blaze that Premier Brian Pallister called "massive" has burned through several buildings in downtown Brandon, Man., including one with dozens of apartments managed by community groups. "It’s just devastating. We’re thinking of all the families that live in that building," said Debbie Huntinghawk, president of the Brandon Friendship Centre, which managed one…

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Work Not Done for Brandon Fire Crews

BRANDON — As a massive fire in downtown Brandon on Saturday began threatening other buildings, the chief of the Souris−Glenwood volunteer fire department was loading fertilizer into a truck at a farm 45 kilometres away. Brian Parham received a text from his son, who is also a volunteer firefighter, letting him know the Christie’s Office…

Devastating Fires in Downtown Brandon

BRANDON — A blaze that Premier Brian Pallister called "massive" has burned through several buildings in downtown Brandon, Man., including one with dozens of apartments managed by community groups. "It’s just devastating. We’re thinking of all the families that live in that building," said Debbie Huntinghawk, president of the Brandon Friendship Centre, which managed one…

Brandon Joins The Party, Announcing The Wheat City Whiteout

BRANDON - The Whiteout is growing! The Keystone Centre announced today the Wheat City Whiteout Viewing Party for Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference final. Tickets for both games are just $5.00 and it includes admission to the Westoba Family Skate prior to each game. "our community was asking for this even and…

Brandon Man Stabbed in The Neck

BRANDON - Friday night around 11:00PM a man in his mid-30's was stabbed in the neck on Rosser Avenue. Police said the stabbing occurred following an altercation in the in 900 Block of Rosser Avenue. The suspect, a 32-year old woman from Brandon was arrested a short time later near the scene. The man was…

11-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaulted at Sleepover, Brandon Woman Charged

BRANDON - Police in Brandon arrested a 39-year-old for sexual assault of a young boy on Monday. Police said the 39-year-old woman from Brandon was arrested following an ongoing investigation from April 10th. It is alleged that the woman inappropriately touched an 11-year-old boy who was sleeping over at her home. Police said in a…

Missing Teenage Girl From Brandon

BRANDON - Police in Brandon are asking for the public's help locating a missing teenage girl from the city. Police said Echo Brooke Tacan, 17-years-old, has been missing since April 26th and was last seen on April 29th wearing pink shorts and a white T-shirt. If you have any information of her whereabouts please call…

Police Investigating Strange Male Approaching Young Girls

BRANDON - Brandon Police are investigating four separate complaints of a man approaching young girls in the city. Police said the complaints have all been in the areas of Linden Lanes and Meadows. The first report was on Friday evening and other reports were received on Sunday afternoon. In all of the reported instances, the…

12-Year-Old Brandon Girl Missing

BRANDON - Police in Brandon are asking for the public's help locating a missing 12-year-old girl from the city. Tuesday afternoon police learned that a 12 year old girl had not returned to her home after leaving it at 9:00 am that morning. Alaina Flett has had no known contact with family members or care…

Brandon Man Charged for Sexual Assault of Step Grandson & Step Daughter

BRANDON, MB - Police have charged a Brandon man for Sexual Interference with his step grandson. Police said this month they began an investigation after receiving information that a man repeatedly sexually assaulted his step grandson when the boy was between the ages of three and five years old. During the investigation police learned that…

Brandon Green Cart Program Returns

BRANDON, MB - The Brandon Green Cart Program will begin for another season on Tuesday, April 24th. The City’s Sanitation Section said this year weekly pick-up will be maintained through to early November, weather-depending. All collection days will coincide with your homes regular garbage and recycling pick-up day. As with last year's program you're asked…

Brandon Police Hoping You Can Identify This Woman

BRANDON, MB - Brandon Police are asking for the public's help identifying the woman in the photos below. Police said they are seeking her identity as part of a theft investigation. If you have any information please call 204-729-2345 or Crime Stoppers at 204-727-8477 PHOTOS SUPPLIED BY BRANON POLICE/TWITTER

Teenagers Keep Brandon Police Busy This Weekend

BRANDON, MB - A 15 year old boy was arrested for robbery and 17 year old girl for assault over the weekend. Police got a call from a resident on McTavish Ave who saw a man entering a vehicle nearby and was able to give a description. Officers quickly located a male youth on 34th…

Molotov Cocktail Used to to Start Fire in Brandon

BRANDON, MB - Brandon police are looking for the two people using a Molotov cocktail in the city last night. Police and Fire responded to a home in the 500 Block of 14th Street after receiving a report of a person throwing a Molotov cocktail into the backyard last night around 10:30 PM. The small…

Bringing the Downtown Plan to Life in Brandon

BRANDON, MB - The City of Brandon is looking for feedback on the Downtown Secondary Plan. Brandon’s Downtown Secondary Plan was adopted by Council in early 2012 and identifies the vision by which the City’s downtown might “flourish and grow into a vibrant and dynamic place, the preferred destination in the region, by offering a…

14-Year-Old Brandon Boy Pulls A Knife on Another Male

BRANDON, MB - Brandon police have arrested and charged a 14-year-old after he pulled a knife on another male. Police said they were alerted that a male youth pointed a knife at another male near 6th Street and Princess Avenue. Police located the young man involved. They subsequently learned that one male youth assaulted the…

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