Strawberry Fields Forever

Strawberry lovers in Portage la Prairie are beaming these days, with the sweet season upon us once again. Mayfair Farms' Office Manager Melanie Moran says they just got started with berry season and…

Local Sports

All-Star Game Tomorrow

The Santa Clara Baseball League's first-ever all-star game is set for tomorrow, in Plumas. It's the brainchild of Tom Yandeau, who explains how it came about. "I decided to see if it would work out,…

Scores & Schedule

Friday July 3, 2015 CFL Montreal 29 Calgary 11 Manitoba Junior Baseball LeagueAltona 23 St. James 3Carillon 8 Pembina Valley 6Elmwood 9 Wpg South 1 American Baseball AssociationOttawa 2 Winnipeg 1…

Local Diamond Champs

Portage Dodgers won the Portage Minor Baseball Association championship. They defeated the Fighting Irish 11-7. Meanwhile, the Portage U10 Girls Softball team was made up of 16 girls aged 9 and 10.…

Volleyball Camp Starts Monday

The Dalhousie Tigers' Volleyball Athlete Development Camp is coming to Portage la Prairie next week for 3 days. The camp is open for students in Grades 5 through 12 and will run from Monday to…

Ag News

Province Accepts Applications For Biomass Energy Support Program

The Manitoba government is currently accepting applications for its Biomass Energy Support Program. Applicants who apply for grant funding can receive up to 50 per cent of the cost of converting coal…

MASC Tallies Up Hail Claims From Weekend Storm

The province has received just over 500 crop hail claims so far this year. Almost half of those are a result of the storm that occurred this past weekend. David Van Deynze is the manager of claims…

Winnipeg-Based Paterson Grain To Build New Unit Train Loading Facility In Alberta

Winnipeg-based Paterson Grain has announced plans to build a new unit train loading facility near Daysland, Alberta. The facility, which will be Paterson's third inland export terminal in Alberta,…

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