The Westman News Update's Podcast

The Westman News Update Podcast (WNU). The Latest Local News On Demand. Weekdays.

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13 hours ago

Changes to Westman's electoral boundaries are being proposed, Souris Health Centre's ER closing next week, Ducks Unlimited has topped its conservation targets in Manitoba - and Canada has placed three cities on the Top 10 list of the most livable cities in the world. These stories and more in today's update. 

3 days ago

The search continued Tuesday for a missing Brandon man, the aging Park Community Centre in Brandon will now be torn down and replaced with a new structure, Brandon police made an arrest in catalytic converter thefts, milk prices are to rise in the fall - and is it time for a 'gas tax holiday' in Canada? These stories and more in today's update.  

4 days ago

The search for a missing Brandon man continued Monday, pothole claims have skyrocketed in Manitoba, Dauphin RCMP charged a man with drug trafficking - and there was another lottery winner in Manitoba last weekend. These stories and more in today's update.  

5 days ago

Brandon city council has a full agenda Monday including a vote on whether to ask the province for permission to operate photo radar, the search for a missing Brandon man was unsuccessful on Sunday, the province is spending $16 million to hire more health-care aides, nurses and LPN's - and there's another million dollar lottery winner in the province. These stories and more in today's update.  

Friday Jun 17, 2022

Brandon police arrested a man they said was carrying a modified .22-calibre handgun, another man was arrested by BPS for reportedly sitting passed out, while holding a beer, behind the wheel of his parked vehicle, the Warriors Walk goes Sunday in Brandon - and dinosaurs and bulls invade the Keystone Centre this weekend. These stories and more in today's update.  

Thursday Jun 16, 2022

The Souris Glenwood Golf Course hopes to have the course open by next Wednesday after sustaining flood damage, Dauphin RCMP are investigating the theft of a historic bronze bell from Canada's oldest Ukrainian Catholic church, and PBR's Elite Cup series stops in Brandon for the first time this Saturday. These stories and more in today's update. 

Wednesday Jun 15, 2022

Killarney RCMP made a couple of arrests in a string of golf course robberies, the coming hot weather and lots of standing water means more mosquitos, some campground closures remain as we get closer to another weekend - and Brandon Salutes encourages you to head to the Chamber of Commerce office and fill-out a postcard for troops from CFB Shilo. These stories and more in today's update. 

Tuesday Jun 14, 2022

Brandon police have launched a program to reward children and youth for acts of kindness and playing safe, the Manitoba government has approved the province's first potash development, and someone in Manitoba won $100,000 in last Friday's Lotto Max draw. These stories and more in today's update.

Monday Jun 13, 2022

A couple of arrests were made in separate weapons incidents at the Manitoba Summer Fair, Brandon's police service is also taking a hit from high gas prices, Manitoba's tourism industry is getting an infusion of federal funds - and if you want a good night's sleep - get a partner. These stories and more in today's update.

Friday Jun 10, 2022

Manitoba cattle ranchers are not happy with Health Canada's new food label plan, two suspects accused of trashing a Brandon convenience store trying to steal an ATM face additional charges, Brandon University unveils its new, permanent 'Pride crosswalk' today - and more of us would be OK if the nickel was taken out of circulation. These stories and more in today's update.

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