BBQ To Raise Funds For Herman Prior Centre

A BBQ fundraiser for the Herman Prior Centre will be held Friday at the Portage Coop. Executive Director Hope Faschoway says the Centre is hoping to raise awareness about the programs and activities…

Local Sports

Pirates Hold Out For Win Over Padres

The Plumas Pirates defeated the Portage Padres 7-6 Thursday night in the Santa Clara Baseball League semi final. The Pirates jumped out to a quick lead with 5 runs in the second inning, putting the…

Aeros Losing Skid Continues

The Portage Aeros' losing streak continued Thursday night with a 6-1 loss to Triumph in the Manitoba Major Soccer League Major Senior 3rd Division. The score was 3-1 at the half for Triumph, with the…

Terrier Goaltender On The Move

The Portage Terriers have added 3 players to their lineup as they build for the 2015-16 season. Opening night is less than two months away and the Terriers are needing more players as they had 9…

Aeros Hosting Triumph at Rotary Park Tonight

The Portage Aeros are on the pitch today in Manitoba Major Soccer League Action. They're hosting Triumph tonight at Roatry Republic Park, still in search of that coveted first win of the Major Senior…

Ag News

Government/Producer Talk Warms Up To Climate Change

With the climate getting warmer, talk of coping with the weather is getting louder. Tuesday was the last of eight public discussions for the Manitoba Agriculture Risk Management Review Task Force.…

Big Bison Demand Pushes Prices

Demand for bison in both Canada and the United States is very high, with Canadian buyers paying up to $5.25 per pound for Grade "A" bison bulls. "The prices are being driven up and I think a lot of…

Producers Should Scout for Aphids and Corn Borer

Soybean aphids are starting to show up in Manitoba fields. The levels are still very low, and the economic threshold is high, at 250 aphids per plant on average. Provincial entomologist, John…

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