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

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

    The Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba posted a surplus for 2021 - Jan 28/22

    The Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba posted a surplus for 2021 - Jan 28/22

    Brandon councillors are going over the 2022 budget this weekend which proposes a 6.9% property tax increase, MPI says SUV's are the fave target of catalytic converter thieves, Sunrise Credit Union to close Oakburn branch, and depending on the question asked you're going to see some different results from various polls around the country regarding the truckers' "Freedom Convoy". These stories and more in today's update.

    • 3 min
    We’re reportedly getting closer to the peak of this latest COVID wave - Jan 27/22

    We’re reportedly getting closer to the peak of this latest COVID wave - Jan 27/22

    Brandon School Division has ordered more modular classrooms, the shortage feed is getting critical for Westman ranchers, autopsies are underway on the bodies of four people found dead near Emerson last week, and have the sidewalks been cleared in your Brandon neighbourhood - In Winnipeg, those who use wheelchairs say crews could do a better job. These stories and more in today's update.

    • 3 min
    Locals came out to support the truckers ’Freedom Convoy’ in Brandon - Jan 26/22

    Locals came out to support the truckers ’Freedom Convoy’ in Brandon - Jan 26/22

    Manitoba Ag Days has cancelled the event for this year, there's a new scam warning from Canada Border Services, if you heat your home with natural gas it'll be cheaper soon, and Valleyview Co-op will move into a new facility in Virden next year. These stories and more in today's update.  

    • 3 min
    The truckers ’Freedom Rally’ convoy arrives in Brandon this morning - Jan 25/22

    The truckers ’Freedom Rally’ convoy arrives in Brandon this morning - Jan 25/22

    Several business groups have come out in favour of the truckers protest, a new poll has found 67% of Canadians want tougher restrictions on the unvaccinated, extreme cold warning again in Brandon today then a daytime high of Plus 1 Wednesday, and hugging a dog overnight through a snowstorm saved a little Russian girl's life. These stories and more in today's update. 

    • 2 min
    The temperature is going to take a big swing in Brandon by Wednesday- Jan 24/22

    The temperature is going to take a big swing in Brandon by Wednesday- Jan 24/22

    A trucker COVID vaccine mandate protest convoy rolls through Brandon Tuesday headed to Ottawa, Brandon police made a couple of arrests in an alleged break-in Sunday, Dauphin Co-op to end single-use plastic bags February 1st, and should more snow fences be installed in Brandon to help ease drifting on our streets. These stories and more in today's update.  

    • 2 min
    Another snowy weekend forecast for Westman - Jan 21/22

    Another snowy weekend forecast for Westman - Jan 21/22

    Four people died near Emerson trying to cross into the U-S and a Florida man has been charged with human smuggling, classes in a Dauphin high school are being reorganized after a air handling system conked out, the Canadian Red Cross is ending swimming lessons - and nominations are still open for the BMO Farm Family Awards for March's Royal Manitoba Winter Fair. These stories and more in today's update.

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