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Two Brandon Men Charged with Attempted Murder

Two Brandon Men Charged with Attempted Murder

Brandon Police Service CrestTwo Brandon men are to appear in court today on attempted murder and aggravated assault charges.

Police say the 31-year-old and 27-year-old are responsible for the injury of a 28-year-old man on July 28.

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Manitoba Hydro’s $37M Net Income Almost Half What It Was Year Before

Manitoba Hydro’s $37M Net Income Almost Half What It Was Year Before

By The Canadian Press

Manitoba Hydro
Manitoba Hydro made millions less in income last year and the Crown expects its long-term debt to grow by $25 billion in the next five years. Manitoba Hydro power lines are photographed just outside Winnipeg, Monday, May 1, 2018. The Crown’s annual report shows Hydro made $37 million in net income for the fiscal year ending March 31, down from $71 million the year before. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Hydro made millions less in income last year and the Crown corporation expects its long-term debt to grow by $25 billion in the next five years.

The utility’s annual report shows it made $37 million in net income for the fiscal year ended March 31, down from $71 million the year before.

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Wife Gives Thanks for ‘Love, Support’ During Alps Search for Missing Manitoban

Wife Gives Thanks for ‘Love, Support’ During Alps Search for Missing Manitoban

By The Canadian Press

Jeffrey Freiheit
Jeffrey Freiheit of Brandon, 32, was last heard from on August 2 while hiking in the Alps. (@FREIHEIT3434 / INSTAGRAM)

BRANDON, Man. — The wife and mother of a Manitoba man who disappeared while hiking alone in the Alps have gone to Germany to try to help with the search for their loved one.

Jeffrey David Freiheit, a 32-year-old educator and avid hiker from Brandon, was last seen on Aug. 2 in the southern German town of Bad Tolz.

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Boy, 15, Killed in Hit and Run While Riding Bike

Boy, 15, Killed in Hit and Run While Riding Bike

Highway 9 Hit and Run
A truck sits in a ditch off of Highway 9 and Donald Road after being two cyclists were hit Friday night. (BRENT POLSON / FACEBOOK)

UPDATE: Sunday, August 12 — Justin Joseph Little, 29, has been charged with 14 offences, including six counts of failing to comply with a recognizance order. He remains in custody.

A 15-year-old RM of St. Andrews boy has died and another 15-year-old boy is in hospital after both were hit by a truck while riding their bikes on Friday night.

The crash happened at around 11:45 p.m. on Donald Road just off of Highway 9.

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Decline to Be Heard: Jackman-Atkinson

Decline to Be Heard: Jackman-Atkinson

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, Neepawa Banner & Press

Voting Ballot
(Voting ballot image via Shutterstock)

NEEPAWA, Man. — It’s a familiar process. You show up at the polling station, get your ballot and mark an “X” by the candidate you wish to elect. But what if you don’t want to vote for any of them?

We are about to enter the next cycle of elections and as voters head into the voting booths, they have more options than they might think.

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