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    Reeve Not Surprised By Diversion Operation

    Thursday March 26, 2015

    The province has indicated they'll be operating the Portage Diversion, to reduce the risk of ice jams on the lower Assiniboine River. Whil

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    Momentum Project A Success

    Thursday March 26, 2015

    It's been a successful three years for a Portage la Prairie project that broke down barriers for women's security in the economy.  

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    Chamber To Continue Advocacy, Partnerships

    Thursday March 26, 2015

    The Portage la Prairie and District Chamber of Commerce had a chance to reflect on the past year and discuss their future plans, as they h

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    Sewer Expansion Project Wraps Up In RM of Cartier

    Wednesday March 25, 2015

    A long-running sewer system expansion project in the RM of Cartier is wrapping up. Reeve Dale Fossay says last year they began expanding t

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    Concerns Rise About Lake Manitoba

    Wednesday March 25, 2015

    With the province getting ready to put the Portage Diversion into operation within the next few days, some landowners along Lake Manitoba

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    Macdonald Financial Plan Passes First Reading

    Wednesday March 25, 2015

    The RM of Macdonald's one step closer to passing their 2015 financial plan. They gave first reading to the plan at yesterday's meeting, an


    Portage Diversion To Go Into Operation

    Wednesday March 25, 2015

    Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation has announced it will operate the Portage Diversion to lessen the impact of potential ice jams

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    RCMP Advise Against Unnecessary Travel

    Wednesday March 25, 2015

    The rain and snow overnight has left many of the region's highways in poor condition. RCMP spokesperson Tara Seel says they're seeing seve

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    Many Hydro Outages Today

    Wednesday March 25, 2015

    Manitoba Hydro says there have been widespread power outages today in southern Manitoba. Spokesperson Anthony Koop says a large area is af

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    Your Chance To See Bridge Plan

    Wednesday March 25, 2015

    Monday night, Portage la Prairie City Council saw the options for a new bridge from Crescent Road to Island Park. AECOM's Senior Structur

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    Weather Improving But Not Ideal

    Wednesday March 25, 2015

    This wasn't a typical spring morning in southern Manitoba, thanks to the snow that fell overnight. Highways and streets across the provin

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    Radio Not Working?

    Wednesday March 25, 2015

      For those of you wondering, all 3 of our stations are currently down due to the weather. If you would like to listen to CFRY CLICK

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    RM Of Fisher Hunting For New CAO

    Wednesday March 25, 2015

    The RM of Fisher's looking for a new chief administrative officer. Linda Podaima's been with the municipality for quite some time and anno

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    Tough Start To The Day

    Wednesday March 25, 2015

    It's a sea of white on the Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation website this morning. Roads across southern and central Manitoba ar

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    PCs Call For Action On Missing Youth

    Wednesday March 25, 2015

    Manitoba's Progressive Conservatives are calling on the NDP to take action to reduce the number of missing youth. Portage MLA and Child an

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    Portage Businessman's Inspiration To Help Others

    Wednesday March 25, 2015

    It was a heart-touching presentation at this week's Rotary luncheon in Portage la Prairie. Travis Foster is manager of 'Freedom 55 Financ

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    March is Toastmasters Month

    Wednesday March 25, 2015

    March has been named Toastmasters month by the Manitoba Government. Linda Ducharme is the President of Education with the Portage Toastmas

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    Portage Gets $75,000 More For Roads & Bridges

    Tuesday March 24, 2015

    Mayors and reeves across Manitoba received some good news last week. The Province has increased funding for roads by $2.5 million, and dou

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    First Look At Cartier Budget Shows Small Tax Increase

    Tuesday March 24, 2015

    Councillors in the RM of Cartier have taken their first look at the 2015 budget. They received an update on the budget for the Local Urban

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    Bridge Proposal Unveiled

    Tuesday March 24, 2015

    Portage la Prairie City Council has a better idea of the options available for a new bridge across Crescent Lake. A presentation was made

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