Organizers of Operation Red Nose in the Central Plains a expecting the final weekend will be a very busyone. Coordinator Leo Lapointe says they are already on pace to set new benchmarks for total rides and donations.re
He says they have provided 353 rides so far this year and are on pace to surpass last year's results of 417. Lapointe says donations are also up about $2500 dollars compared to last year.
Lapointe says three teams of three will be on the roads tonight, tomorrow and New Years eve but they could still use a few more volunteers. anyone wishing to help is asked to fill out an application at their local RCMP detachment.
While a lot of us put up Christmas trees, Sunset Palliative Care erected a memory tree in Portage la Prairie. Coordinator Aldene Moroz sa
Principle of La Verendrye School Tracey Vanstone The 'Strong Beginnings' program was discussed at the Portage La Prairie School Board meeti
The Community Foundation of Portage and District presented a cheque earlier this week to the Tupper Street Family Resource Centre. Executi
You don't have to go to the States to find great bargains during a Black Friday shopping spree. Cindy McDonald, executive director of the
With the festive season approaching, Operation Red Nose is set to begin its ninth year tomorrow night in Portage la Prairie. It makes sure
Land donated by the municipalities of Lakeview and Westbourne has become part of the largest conservation agreement of its kind in the ent
The Ontario government has announced a plan to protect bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects from the harmful effects of neonico
Two young Portage families just became homeowners with the help of Habitat for Humanity. Tiffany volunteers at Tupper Street Family Resou
The Portage and District Arts Centre's ArtsSmarts program received a boost yesterday from the Community Foundation of Portage and District
The third annual Breakfast For Breakfast at Portage Collegiate drew a large crowd this morning. It's a fundraiser for the North Memorial
The Association of Manitoba Municipalities members are pleased with President Doug Dobrowolski as he was acclaimed to another two year ter
They're Canada's national animal, but the beaver isn't getting great reception in the RM of Grey. Reeve Ray Franzmann says the rodents are
Skouta and Tracy Ediger Portage Collegiate's Teen Clinic is spreading the word about their services. Nurse Practitioner Rachel
Southern Health-Santé Sud recently launched the Manitoba Aboriginal Health Careers website, which is the first of its kind in Canada. Hol
Like the rest of the province has been doing since the first significant snow fell a week or so ago, the RM of Coldwell's getting ready fo
The reeve of the RM of Portage la Prairie is among a number of local elected officials attending this week's AMM convention in Winnipeg. K
The RM of Wesbourne's finally able to move forward with the expansion of the Yellowhead Regional Water System in their area. They recently
Opposition Leader Brian Pallister moved a non-confidence motion in the legislature yesterday in an attempt to defeat the NDP government.
Club Snow is preparing for another season of snowmobiling in the Portage region. Director Tony McIvor says they've already had many volunt
Operation Christmas child is nearly over for another year in Portage la Prairie. Yesterday saw the shoeboxes filled with gifts fo
UPDATED 7:20 am Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation reports the Trans Canada Highway's bare from Winnipeg to Griswold, just west o
Portage la Prairie Mayor Irvine Ferris is in Winnipeg this week, attending the Association of Manitoba Municipalities' annual convention.
Residence in Manitoba will no longer be required for citizenship in the Manitoba Metis Federation. Board member and Minister of Metis Righ
Kirk Gyselinck is partner/general manager at Avenue Honda Polaris in Portage, and shares the excitement. "I think it's going to
It's getting closer to Christmas, and hampers are being prepared in Portage la Prairie for those in need. Captain Peter Robinson of the S