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    Ethical Fashion Show At Yellowquill

    Wednesday April 16, 2014

      Yellowquill School is hosting Portage's first "ethical fashion show" Thursday evening. MCC store manager Kevin Hamm says they've b

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    Next Rotary Club President Ready To Go

    Wednesday April 16, 2014

    The next President of the Portage la Prairie Rotary Club is looking forward to the challenge. Craig Bennet will take over the position fro

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    New Provincial Flood Bulletin For April 16th

    Wednesday April 16, 2014

      The operation of the Portage Diversion is slowly increasing. The province is operating it at 5000 cubic feet per second, up from t

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    Needed Repairs Underway At PCU Centre

    Wednesday April 16, 2014

    PRRA GM David Sattler The PRRA is making improvements to the energy consumption and ice making capabilities of the PCU Centre arenas. An e

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    Gold And Bronze For PCI Students

    Wednesday April 16, 2014

    Tyson Hofer and Dominic Carignan Two PCI students were among the top three winners in last week's "Skills Manitoba" provincial competition

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    North Norfolk Brainstorms For The Future

    Wednesday April 16, 2014

    People from across North Norfolk Gathered to discuss plans for their communities The Healthy Communities Committee in North Norfolk is look

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    Ex-Players Look To Launch Alumni Project

    Tuesday April 15, 2014

    A couple of former Portage Terriers are launching an alumni project for the team. One of them is Grant Farncombe, who played for three yea

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    North End Parks Committee Chair Comments On Splash Pad Future

    Tuesday April 15, 2014

    The chairperson for the North End Parks Committee remains hopeful that a splash pad will one day be built in Portage la Prairie's north en

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    A New Vision For Pine Creek School Division

    Tuesday April 15, 2014

    Superintendent Brian Gouriluk The Pine Creek School Division is hoping to get some input from the public, as they create their new mission

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    B-r-r-oken Record

    Tuesday April 15, 2014

    If it feels really cold for this time of year, it is. Portage la Prairie set a new record low temperature for this date this morning. Th

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    Public Voices Its Thoughts On City's Financial Plan

    Tuesday April 15, 2014

    The public has had its say on Portage la Prairie's new financial plan. A large crowd attended the council meeting last night to share thei

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    Local Farmer Eager To Begin Planting Crops

    Tuesday April 15, 2014

    A local farmer believes it'll be at least a few more weeks before he can begin preparing his crops for the upcoming season. Craig Finnie

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    Oakville Thanks Citizens Of The Year

    Monday April 14, 2014

    The Oakville & Area Volunteer Appreciation Awards recognize individuals who have made contributions to our community through volunteer

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    State Of Emergency In R.M. Of Westbourne

    Monday April 14, 2014

    A state of emergency has been declared this afternoon in the Rural Municipality of Westbourne. Reeve David Single says there are several i

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    New Flood Bulletin From Province

    Monday April 14, 2014

    Highlights from the provincial Flood Bulletin for Monday April 14th. * Temperatures are expected to remain below freezing throughout most

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    Another New Venture For Portage Entrepreneur

    Monday April 14, 2014

    A new floral and gift shop is opening this week in Portage la Prairie. Owner and company president Ajay Aggarwal says he's adding this thi

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    Diversion Working

    Monday April 14, 2014

    This weekend saw the Portage Diversion swing into operation. The province issued a high water advisory on the Assiniboine River on Saturda

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    Distracted Driver Crackdown In Portage la Prairie

    Monday April 14, 2014

    Portage la Prairie RCMP are targeting distracted drivers. During the month of April, police services from across the province are teaming

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    Westbourne To Apply For Bridge Grant

    Monday April 14, 2014

    Westbourne Reeve David Single The R.M. of Westbourne is seeking help from a provincial grant program to repair one of its bridges. Reeve D

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    Bursaries Available From CFPD

    Monday April 14, 2014

    The Community Foundation of Portage and District is once again offering a number of bursaries to help students with the cost of their post

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    Pilot Programs At Arthur Meighen

    Sunday April 13, 2014

    Director of Student Services Rochelle Rands The Portage la Prairie School Division is launching two pilots, after receiving funding from So

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    Lundar Teachers Honoured

    Sunday April 13, 2014

    Two teachers from the Lundar School were honoured this past week in a ceremony at the Manitoba Legislature. Donald Nikkel and Lauren Marsh

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    Conservation Agreement In The Works

    Sunday April 13, 2014

    The RM of Westbourne council heard a presentation recently from a habitat conservation specialist about designating a protected area under

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    Cadets Celebrate Six Decades

    Sunday April 13, 2014

    The parade is set for June 11 at hanger one The Portage la Prairie Cadet Squadron is celebrating six decades in the community. They're in t

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    Joint Elections This Fall

    Sunday April 13, 2014

    The RM of Portage la Prairie council passed a resolution this week to hold a joint election this fall with the city and the school board.

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