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  • people peter fedak june162014

    Fedak Enters Race For City Council

    Friday September 19, 2014

    The former commander of the Three Canadian Forces Flying Training School in Southport is one of the candidates vying for a seat on Portage

  • people dawn froese sept18

    Big Brothers Big Sisters Marks 40th Birthday

    Friday September 19, 2014

    Executive Director Dawn Froese cuts their birthday cake Big Brothers Big Sisters of Portage la Prairie's celebrating 40 years in the commun

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    Parliament Hears From Ukrainian President

    Friday September 19, 2014

    The President of Ukraine delivered an impassioned speech to the Canadian Parliament on Wednesday. Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette M.P. Robert

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    Habitat's "Blitz Day" Needs Volunteers

    Thursday September 18, 2014

    This Saturday is "Blitz Day" at the Habitat For Humanity build in Portage la Prairie. Co-chair Charlie Clifford says they hope to get the

  • people ashton faurschou sept18

    Faurschou Aiding Diversion, Floodway Review

    Thursday September 18, 2014

    Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton and David Faurschou A committee reviewing the operation of the Portage Diversion an

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    International Investors Visit Portage la Prairie

    Thursday September 18, 2014

    Roughly 30 investors from Gujara, India enjoy dinner in Portage la Prairie About 30 investors from Gujarat, India are in Portage la Prairie

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    Rasmussen Reflects On His Years As Reeve

    Thursday September 18, 2014

    The RM of Cartier will have a new reeve next month. Outgoing reeve Roland Rasmussen says he decided not to run for re-election, noting he

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    MLA Meets With Constituents During Barbecue

    Thursday September 18, 2014

    Constituents gather at Portage MLA Ian Wishart's Barbecue yesterday afternoon Portage MLA Ian Wishart took the time to meet with constituen

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    Driedger Running For Re-election

    Wednesday September 17, 2014

    Another incumbent Portage city councillor is seeking re-election. Liz Driedger says she learned a lot in her first term and she'd like to

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    Elections Picture Clears

    Wednesday September 17, 2014

    Yesterday was the nomination deadline for the October municipal and school board elections. In the City of Portage la Prairie, three cand

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    Portagers Adjusting Well To New School Speed Zones

    Wednesday September 17, 2014

    New school speed zones have been in effect in Portage la Prairie for a little over two weeks now, and so far there's been good compliance

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    Fire Damages Vehicle

    Wednesday September 17, 2014

    Portage la Prairie firefighters were called out just before 8 o'clock last night, to deal with a car fire. A fire department spokesperson

  • people brian sigfusson april132013

    Sigfusson Will Run Again

    Wednesday September 17, 2014

    The reeve of the RM of Coldwell will stand for re-election. Brian Sigfusson says he'd like a third term to continue to work on some issues

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    District Governor Visits Portage Rotary Club

    Wednesday September 17, 2014

    District Governor Pat Chernesky discusses Rotary International's goals Members of the Portage la Prairie Rotary Club have a clear idea of

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    "Pawlooza" Draws A Crowd

    Wednesday September 17, 2014

    The sixth annual "Pawlooza In The Park" drew close to a hundred people last Sunday. Lisa Romanow, Director of Fundraising for the Portage

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    Power Back In Portage

    Tuesday September 16, 2014

    About 1,500 Portagers were dealing with power failures this afternoon. Many businesses and traffic lights were without powers on the west

  • Power Outage In Portage

    Tuesday September 16, 2014

    Parts of Portage la Prairie are in the dark this afternoon. Power went out around noon, and remains out in some areas of the city, although

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    CFPD Office Opens

    Tuesday September 16, 2014

     The Community Foundation of Portage and District has a new home. Executive director Karen Braden says the CFPD moved to 11 2nd St. N

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    Reeve Wants Info On Outlet Proposal

    Tuesday September 16, 2014

    The RM of Portage la Prairie Council's hoping to learn more about the options for a permanent outlet on Lake Manitoba. Manitoba Infrastruc

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    Froese To Run For Re-election

    Tuesday September 16, 2014

    Portage la Prairie city councillor Brent Froese will seek a second term. Froese says he's grateful to all the citizens of Portage who have

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    Election Day Looms

    Tuesday September 16, 2014

    Manitobans head to the polls October 22nd for the Municipal and School Board Election. The deadline to be added to the voters list is toda

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    FASD Awareness Event Successful

    Tuesday September 16, 2014

      If you were at Portage Co-op last Friday over the lunch hour, and someone handed you a free hot dog, you were part of Fetal Alcohol

  • people terryfox oct312012

    Portage's Terry Fox Run Has Another Good Year

    Monday September 15, 2014

    It was another successful year for the Terry Fox Run in Portage la Prairie. Coordinator Evelyn Rheaume says while Sunday morning started o

  • people bob oldford sep102014

    Another Candidate Enters Race For City Council

    Monday September 15, 2014

    The race for Portage city council continues to heat up as another local resident has announced his candidacy. Bob Oldford says he's lived

  • people michelle laidlaw sept2014

    Kindergarten Programs A Success At North Memorial

    Monday September 15, 2014

    North Memorial School Principal Michelle Laidlaw presents to trustees New kindergarten teaching initiatives at North Memorial School in Por

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