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

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Friday May 06, 2022

Check with Manitoba Parks to see if your campground has been affected by overland flooding, Portage RCMP investigating string of pizza delivery driver robberies, Manitoba Summer Fair tickets go on sale next week - and the federal government has been tracking us through our phones. These stories and more in today's update.  

Thursday May 05, 2022

Koch Fertilizer opens a new administrative building in Brandon, a new youth services space opens in downtown Brandon, the CEO of Maple Leaf Foods is stepping down, Westman may escape serious flooding - and give your yard a rest this month; it's 'No Mow May'. These stories and more in today's update.

Wednesday May 04, 2022

City of Brandon wants your opinion on downtown library renos, RCMP say many of the crimes they deal with in Westman decreased in March, and MB's minimum wage will increase in the fall but not enough to get us off the bottom of the pack in Canada. These stories and more in today's update. 

Tuesday May 03, 2022

You can now sign-up to run for mayor of Brandon, RCMP seized cocaine, meth, modified firearms, ammo and cash in a home in Goodlands, Highway 5A in the Dauphin area is getting $13-million in upgrades, and Brandon's Building Re-Fit Store needs your donations. These stories and more in today's update. 

Monday May 02, 2022

Willowdale Crescent construction resumes today in Brandon, Brandon police seek suspect in a weekend stabbing, Brandon Rotary Club donates $3,600 to help Ukrainian refugees, and many Canadians believe owning a house is now for the rich only. These stories and more in today's update. 

Friday Apr 29, 2022

Brandon to conduct traffic study in the city's southwest, wait lists for surgeries improving but lines growing for ultrasounds and MRI's, if you see wild pigs in your travels report them to MB's new website - and Brandon McDonald's owner Jason Ammar has created a scholarship for a local high school. These stories and more in today's update.

Thursday Apr 28, 2022

Farmers face seeding delays because of water-logged fields, BU issues apology in connection with soccer coach harassment case, MB natural gas rates are going up 20%, and it's 'TEAL UP Day' in support of military children at CFB Shilo. These stories and more in today's update

Wednesday Apr 27, 2022

Brandon School Division trustees have approved a 5-year capital plan, BU has revealed a plan to support Ukrainian refugees, Brandon police arrested two men this week in two separate assaults, and we're apparently a nation of distracted drivers. These stories and more in today's update.

Tuesday Apr 26, 2022

Brandon police will soon be connected to a mobile app to help speed-up investigations, soldiers at CFB Shilo are training this week for deployment to Latvia - and a communal fridge has been installed at Brandon's ACC for students. These stories and more in today's update.

Monday Apr 25, 2022

First case of avian influenza found in commercial poultry flock in MB, NDP plan to block MB government bill that'll okay use commercial pesticides - and the Kiwanis Club of Brandon's annual bike auction is this weekend. These stories and more in today's update. 

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