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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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    Neepawa Ready For Lily Festival

    Friday July 25, 2014

    Neepawa's gearing up for the 18th annual Lily Festival, which takes place over the weekend. The annual event will feature horse-drawn tour

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    Threshermen's Reunion Focuses On Military

    Friday July 25, 2014

      The Manitoba Agricultural Museum is Austin's the place to be this weekend, as the Manitoba Threshermen's Reunion and Stampede is und

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    BBQ Friday For Family Resource Centre

    Thursday July 24, 2014

    A fundraising BBQ for the Tupper Street Family Resource Centre will be held Friday at the Portage Coop. Executive director Cathy Vanstone

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    Provincial Flood Bulletin - July 24th

    Thursday July 24, 2014

        Flood Response   * The Manitoba government, municipalities and other partners continue to work together on flood re

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    Natural Gas Rate Drops Slightly

    Thursday July 24, 2014

    Starting next month, we'll be paying a little bit less to heat our homes. Manitoba's Public Utilities Board has approved a Centra Gas requ

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    Charolais Conference Draws Youth From Across Canada

    Thursday July 24, 2014

    Portage la Prairie is hosting the Canadian Charolais National Youth Association conference this week. Rachael Verwey, president of the Man

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    MLA Says Seven Years Too Long For Second Outlet

    Thursday July 24, 2014

    Lake St. Martin Outlet (Courtesy Manitoba Government) Manitoba's Progressive Conservative party is calling on the NDP to get moving when it

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    Calling All Couch Potatoes!

    Thursday July 24, 2014

    There's still time to register your team for this year's Couch Potato Push. Committee co-chairs Dawn Froese and Jim Ritskes say the event-

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    Real Summer Temps On Horizon---At Last

    Thursday July 24, 2014

    For many Manitobans, this has been the "summer that wasn't." Senior Climatologist Dave Phillips with Environment Canada says after endurin

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    Hockey Players Charged In Stonewall Ref Assault

    Wednesday July 23, 2014

    Two teenagers from the Lake Manitoba First Nation are being charged with assault in connection to a hockey brawl in Stonewall.  &nbs

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    RCMP Search For Sexual Assault Suspect

    Wednesday July 23, 2014

    A warning today from RCMP about a Saskatchewan man with ties to our province currently on the run from charges of sexually assault. 


    Crop Insurance Claims Coming In

    Wednesday July 23, 2014

    The Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation is seeing local farmers submitting their insurance claims for lost and damaged crops due to

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    Thresherman's Reunion Ready for 2014

    Wednesday July 23, 2014

          The finishing touches on preparations for the Manitoba Threshermen's Reunion and Stampede are being completed as the

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    Christmas In July

    Wednesday July 23, 2014

    It'll be "Christmas In July" this Friday at Scotiabank in Portage. Captain Amanda Robinson from the Salvation Army says this is the third

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    Island Park Campground Receives Generous Donation

    Wednesday July 23, 2014

    Thanks to a generous donation from a local financial institution, the Portage Industrial Exhibition was recently able to make upgrades to

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    Focus Turns To Flood Compensation

    Tuesday July 22, 2014

    The reeve of the RM of Portage la Prairie is commending councillors, staff and administration for all the hard work they've done this summ

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    Pallister Responds to PST Ruling

    Tuesday July 22, 2014

      Court of Queen's Bench Judge Kenneth Hanssen ruled Friday a referendum was not required by the NDP Government before increasing th


    Holland Hopes To Win Top Prize In TSN/Kraft Celebration Tour

    Tuesday July 22, 2014

      A Manitoba community is in the running for $100,000.00. Holland is one of 10 finalists for the grand prize in the TSN Kraft Celebr

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    Portage Terriers Hold AGM

    Tuesday July 22, 2014

    The Portage Terriers may have had a solid year on the ice, but off, the organization hit some hard times. During last night's annual gene

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    Another Successful Year For Arron's Chance 2 Play Golf Tournament

    Tuesday July 22, 2014

      CFS Foundation Administrator Nancy Funk, NHL player Arron Asham   More local kids are able to play hockey, thanks to Arron'

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    $5100 From M.S. Barbeque.

    Tuesday July 22, 2014

    The community has stepped up in a big way to assist the M.S. Society's barbecue fundraiser in Portage la Prairie. The event was held on S

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    St. Laurent Watching The Waves

    Monday July 21, 2014

    The RM of St. Laurent continues to brace for the rising water level on Lake Manitoba. They've been working to prepare for the lake to reac

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    Drowning Prevention Week

    Monday July 21, 2014

    It's National Drowning Prevention Month, and Southern Health-Santé Sud is reminding residents to remain cautious. They're focusing on wat

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