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    Future Astronaut Visits Portage la Prairie

    Tuesday July 29, 2014

    The Portage la Prairie Rotary Club welcomed a very special guest today to their weekly luncheon. Future Canadian Astronaut Lieutenant-Colo

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    Fatal Collision Claims Carberry Man

    Tuesday July 29, 2014

      A 69-year-old man from Carberry has died following a collision on Highway 10 south of Brandon. The accident occured at approximate

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    Words Of Advice For Pet Owners

    Tuesday July 29, 2014

      A local veterinarian has a few words of advice for pet owners now that some hot weather has finally arrived in the Central Plains.

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    Upgrades At Schools On Schedule

    Tuesday July 29, 2014

      The Portage la Prairie School Division is busy with its summer renovations.Supervisor of Operations Tom Henry says crews are repla

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    First Ever Kids Biz Camp

    Monday July 28, 2014

    File photo Children between ages of 9-13 can now learn about what it's like to be a business owner. This will be the first year Community

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    Lily Festival Another Success

    Tuesday July 29, 2014

    Neepawa was in full bloom this past weekend, as the town hosted their 18th annual Lily Festival. Festival-goers had an opportunity to par

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    Rotary Members Will Meet The Next Canadian Astronaut

    Monday July 28, 2014

    A Canadian Astronaut is the guest speaker at this week's Rotary luncheon in Portage la Prairie. Lieutenant-Colonel Jeremy Hansen has bee

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    Committee Pushing For Channel

    Monday July 28, 2014

    Residents along Lake Manitoba are dealing with significant water levels at the moment, thanks to recent rain and winds. That's from Lake M

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    Auto Accident On Trans-Canada

    Monday July 28, 2014

    RCMP are investigating a recent auto accident on the Trans-Canada Highway, near Portage la Prairie. A police official says the early inves

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    Tourism App In The Works

    Monday July 28, 2014

    Portagers are being asked to help compile of list of one hundred and three fun things to see and do in our fair city. Guy Moffat, chair of

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    Play Ball!

    Monday July 28, 2014

    A free BBQ and community baseball game is slated for tonight at La Verendrye school in Portage. Sara Herrebout, Community Engagement Coord

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    A Vision For Crescent Lake's Future

    Monday July 28, 2014

    Two Portage la Prairie men are hoping to transform Crescent Lake into a local paradise. The Portage Aquatic Tourism and Hospitality group

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    A Ride To Fight Cancer

    Sunday July 27, 2014

    A St. Claude man's doing his part to help the fight against cancer. Chris Laing's travelling to Alberta early next month to take part in the

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    Espey Talks Off Leash Dog Bylaw

    Sunday July 27, 2014

    With Portage la Prairie set to open its first ever off-leash dog park, one city councillor is reminding folks that with it, the rules else

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    Rosenort Grad Selected To Attend RCMP Depot Camp

    Sunday July 27, 2014

    Alison Rempel Alison Rempel is going to find out what RCMP training is all about. The 18-year-old Rosenort graduate was one of eight Manit

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    Gray Wants Top RM of Dufferin Job

    Sunday July 27, 2014

    Submitted Photo The Deputy Reeve for the R.M. of Dufferin has his sights set on the top spot. George Gray has announced he is running for h

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    Ten New Priority Occupations Added By Government Of Canada

    Sunday July 27, 2014

    Ten more skilled trades have been added to the list of occupations which will have improved foreign credential recognition by the Governme

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    Foodgrains Bank Addressing Hunger Caused By Conflict In South Sudan

    Saturday July 26, 2014

    Jim Cornelius speaks with Geoffrey Kayone, Programs Manager for ADRA (Adventist Relief and Development Agency), one of the member agencies o

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    Flood Emergency Operations Centre Coming To Interlake

    Saturday July 26, 2014

    Help is on the way for fishers in the Interlake that have been affected by the flood of 2014, and the use of the Lake St. Martin Emergency

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    Christmas In July A Huge Success For Salvation Army

    Saturday July 26, 2014

    The holiday spirit took over downtown Portage la Prairie yesterday, as the Salvation Army and Scotiabank partnered for it Christmas in Jul

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    "Common Sense" Firearms Legislation Coming This Fall

    Saturday July 26, 2014

    The federal government has announced that this fall it will be tabling new legislation called the "Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act" th

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    School Zone Signage

    Saturday July 26, 2014

    Work is beginning in getting new speed zone signs ready around Portage la Prairie schools. Councillor Ryan Espey says workers are preping

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    Funding From Federal Program Coming To Rosser United Church

    Friday July 25, 2014

    The Rosser United Church will receive more than sixty-five hundred dollars from the Government of Canada's "Enabling Accessibility" progra

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    The Circus Is Coming To Town

    Friday July 25, 2014

    Fun for the whole family is on its way to Portage la Prairie. The Portage la Prairie Mall has partnered with Family Fun Circus to stage a

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    Cheque Presentation At United Way

    Friday July 25, 2014

    A pair of local organizations are benefiting from some new support from the Portage Plains United Way. The Portage la Prairie Chapter of t

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