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    Provincial Flood Bulletin April 22nd, 2014

    Tuesday April 22, 2014

    The latest flood bulletin from the province is calling for heavy rain over the next 24 hours along some sections of the Assiniboine River.

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    Flood Update

    Tuesday April 22, 2014

      So far 2014 has been a flood friendly year in southwestern Manitoba. A water official with the Province of Manitoba says so far n

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    Break And Enter Under Investigation

    Tuesday April 22, 2014

    Portage la Prairie RCMP are investigating a break and enter. They were called at approximately 11:30 Sunday morning to a residence on the

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    Canadian Coin Has Portage la Prairie Connection

    Tuesday April 22, 2014

    Students at La Verendrye School in Portage la Prairie are some of the first people in Canada to get their hands on a very special coin, an

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    Big Brothers Big Sisters Hold AGM

    Tuesday April 22, 2014

    It was a chance to reflect on the past year and look forward to the future for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Portage la Prairie at their ann

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    Antic Singer Branches Out

    Tuesday April 22, 2014

    Troy Flamand The lead singer of a well-known Portage la Prairie band has launched a solo effort. Troy Flamand of Antic is recording an EP,


    PRRA Free Recreation Opportunities

    Tuesday April 22, 2014

    David Sattler The Portage Regional Recreation Authority will soon have free public swimming and skating available. The PRRA Board of Direc


    Funding For MacGregor Resource Centre

    Monday April 21, 2014

    The Community Resource Centre has received funding to start up their operation The new Community Resource Centre in MacGregor has received

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    Provincial Flood Bulletin. April 21st, 2014

    Monday April 21, 2014

    Several high water advisories remain in effect across the Central Plains and Interlake regions. The most recent provincial flood bulletin

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    Clean Up The Crescent

    Monday April 21, 2014

    Earth Day is tomorrow, and a local man is hoping Portagers will pitch in that day to help clean up the Crescent. Josh Wright says he walks

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    What A Difference A Week Makes

    Monday April 21, 2014

    Here is the scene near the Portage Diversion Monday morning. A large portion of ice covers the water flow from the diversion, all the way

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    Local Student Wins National Competition

    Monday April 21, 2014

    La Verendrye School in Portage will host a contingent from Ottawa Tuesday as one of their grade six students receives an award from the Ro

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    Fundraisers To Be Held For Portage Family

    Monday April 21, 2014

    A Portage la Prairie family needs your help. Michelle Falk, who teaches at La Verendrye School, recently required an emergency C-section t


    Flood Outlook Update

    Monday April 21, 2014

    The province has issued a high water advisory for the Assiniboine River between Portage la Prairie and Holland. There's the potential for

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    R.M. Of Coldwell Keeping An Eye On Melt

    Monday April 21, 2014

    The Rural Municipality of Coldwell is keeping a very close eye on the spring melt. Reeve Brian Sigfusson says the speed of the snow melt o

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    Grand Opening Celebration In Elie

    Sunday April 20, 2014

    You're invited to the official grand opening for the new home of Community Futures White Horse Plains in Elie. Executive director Ken Keit

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    Province Writes Off 110-Million Dollars

    Sunday April 20, 2014

    MLA Ian Wishart The Provincial Government has written off 110-million dollars in unpaid student loans, welfare fraud losses, and lending mo

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    First Lawn and Garden Equipment Show Wraps Up

    Sunday April 20, 2014

    The first ever Lawn and Garden Equipment Show in Portage la Prairie was held yesterday, and the organizer says things went very well for t

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    Ross Roteliuk Releases New Single

    Sunday April 20, 2014

      A local artist has released his latest single in preparation for a new album that will come out this summer. Ross Roteliuk says h

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    Theatre's Final Numbers

    Sunday April 20, 2014

    Carman Collegiate has done the math on its new theatre and it turns out fundraising dollars were only $75 short of the amount on the final

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    Maguire Reflects On Flaherty Funeral

    Saturday April 19, 2014

    Brandon-Souris MP Larry Maguire has returned from the state funeral for Jim Flaherty. Hundreds attended the funeral in Toronto on Wednesd

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    Vote For Big Brothers/Big Sisters!

    Saturday April 19, 2014

    Midnight Saturday is the deadline for on-line voting in the MTS "Future First" community grant contest. Dawn Froese, executive director of

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    Winter Wheat Looks Good

    Saturday April 19, 2014

    Despite it being the coldest winter in many years, winter wheat in Manitoba is likely off to a promising start, says the cereal crop speci

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    Cruisin' the Plap Gearing Up For Another Year

    Saturday April 19, 2014

    It's almost time once again for Cruisin' the PLAP, which is entering it's second year in Portage la Prairie. Co-coordinator Albert Payett

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    Committee Looks At Priorities

    Saturday April 19, 2014

    Since its inception, the Carman Dufferin Age Friendly Committee has accomplished many of the goals it set out for itself.   &nbs

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