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    Good News For Community Groups In Stonewall

    Monday April 27, 2015

    The Town of Stonewall's latest budget includes some good news for a number of organizations within the community. Mayor Lockie McLean says

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    RBC Tickets Arriving

    Monday April 27, 2015

    It's a sign the RBC Cup Tournament in Portage la Prairie's getting closer. RBC Cup Committee Chair Dave Patsack says fans who've bought t

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    Donations Needed For "Dollar Days" Sale

    Monday April 27, 2015

    The Salvation Army in Portage la Prairie is looking for donations for its third annual "Dollar Days" clothing sale next month. Captain Pe

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    YFC Day At Portage MCC

    Monday April 27, 2015

    Portage la Prairie's Youth For Christ is working together with the Portage MCC Thrift Shop on Saskatchewan Avenue for a YFC Day fundr

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    Amalgamation Keeping Municipality Busy

    Sunday April 26, 2015

    Amalgamation has been keeping staff and council in the municipality of Norfolk-Treherne busy. Reeve Craig Spencer says they've actually be

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    Fire Ban In RM of Coldwell

    Sunday April 26, 2015

    The RM of Coldwell has instituted a fire ban due to extremely dry conditions. Reeve Brian Sigfusson says unfortunately conditions are ripe

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    Location Set For Neepawa Dog Park

    Sunday April 26, 2015

    Dog owners in Neepawa could have a new place to bring their furry friends in the near future. Town Council and the Neepawa and Area Dog Pa

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    Fiscal Responsibility A High Priority In Stonewall

    Sunday April 26, 2015

    The Town of Stonewall has seen a great improvement to its cash flow this year. Mayor Lockie McLean credits their CAO and Assistant CAO for

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    Carman Elementary Bursts Playground Fund Raising Expectations

    Sunday April 26, 2015

        Students at Carman Elementary took an active approach to fund raising for a new school playground. Similar to a Heart and

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    Big Fun At The Big Dig

    Sunday April 26, 2015

    Portagers took in The Big Dig in the fall, and now they've celebrated The Big Plant. Portage Regional Economic Development organized the e

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    Carman Area Foundation Disperses Record Grant Dollars

    Sunday April 26, 2015

      Twenty-four charitable organizations have shared nearly $50,000 in grants from the Carman Area Foundation. The group handed out th

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    Carman Looking to Increase Water Storage

    Saturday April 25, 2015

    Carman council is looking into what it would take to increase the town's water storage capacity. Mayor Bob Mitchell says a study on the to

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    Changes In The Career Of Paul Brandt

    Saturday April 25, 2015

    Canadian country superstar Paul Brandt was in Winnipeg this month and will be coming again in October. Portageonline News had an excl

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    Portage Fire Dept. Requests Notification

    Saturday April 25, 2015

    The Portage Fire Department responded Friday evening at 6:24 p.m. to a grass-fire at Road 56 and 42. A Farmer was burning in his field and

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    Neepawa Heading Back To The Polls

    Saturday April 25, 2015

    Neepawa residents will be headed to the polls this summer, as the town holds a by-election. Jodi Baker stepped down from her position as c

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    Local Cancer Care Gets Financial Boost

    Saturday April 25, 2015

      Cancer care in the Central Plains region received a financial boost from the La Prairie Lioness Club. Judy Sauder is executive dire

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    Prairie Sounds Celebrates Successful Event

    Sunday April 26, 2015

    Last night saw the fourth edition of Portage la Prairie's Prairie Sounds Festival wrap up, with performances by all this year's award winn

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    Upgrades For Town Hall

    Saturday April 25, 2015

    Stonewall's town hall's in line for upgrades to its air conditioning system, and duct work, to the tune of about $50,000. Mayor Lockie McL

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    Rockwood Shows Support For Local Masons

    Saturday April 25, 2015

    The Masons in Stony Mountain are getting some help from the RM of Rockwood. The Masonic Hall's been targeted by vandals, with graffiti pai

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    Business Challenge For Beautification Days

    Friday April 24, 2015

    The Portage Community Revitalization Corporation has issued a friendly challenge to area businesses to take part in "Beautification Days,"

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