Legion, military, to march June 6 in honour of D-Day

Legion, military, to march June 6 in honour of D-Day

Legion, military, to march June 6 in honour of D-Day    The 75th-anniversary commemoration of the Allied invasion of Normandy on D-Day, June 6 will celebrate the incredible sacrifices of the 14,000 young Canadians — some from Portage la Prairie — who stormed Juno Beach on D-Day. Portage la Prairie Royal Canadian Legion Branch 65 will be marching at 5 p.m. to commemorate the…

Portage RCMP report May 27-June 2

Portage RCMP report May 27-June 2The following is a summary of police activity in the Central Plains Area (Portage la Prairie, Treherne, Amaranth and the surrounding Rural Municipalities). The reporting dates are between May 27 to June 2. During this time period, police responded to 327 calls for service.   Traffic violations 59        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 2          Vehicle…

Island Park will host more free concerts this year

There will be a few more songs sung for free in the park this summer

Island Park will host more free concerts this yearThere will be a few more songs sung for free in the park this summer Island Park already plays host to the wildly popular free concerts series “Concerts in the Park” throughout July and August and this year a local promoter is filling dates in June with additional free concerts. Promoter Terry Human is calling…

Red Cross to build volunteer team here

Red Cross to build volunteer team here

Red Cross to build volunteer team hereA delegation from the Canadian Red Cross appeared at city council this week to make known its intent to form a Personal Disaster Assistance Program team in Portage la Prairie. When disaster strikes — flood, fire, hurricane, whatever — the Canadian Red Cross has always been a front-line responder. Canadian Red Cross Provincial Operations Manager…

Amaranth RCMP  seek public assistance

Amaranth RCMP  seek public assistance

Amaranth RCMP  seek public assistanceAmaranth RCMP is looking for public assistance in identifying individuals who have allegedly shoplifted from MJ Stop and Shop in Langruth. Police want to talk to these two women in regards to a Feb. 22 liquor theft from MJ Stop and Shop. On February 22, 2019, two suspects entered the MJ Stop and Shop in…

The Stampeders set to rock the Glesby

The Stampeders set to rock the Glesby

The Stampeders set to rock the Glesby  50 years on the road and Canadian classic rock icons The Stampeders keeps the show going May 31 with a performance on the Glesby stage at the Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment. The Stampeders is one of the original Canadian classic rock trios and are still rockin'. The band’s hits include Sweet City Woman,…

Herman Prior Activity Centre elects new board at AGM

Herman Prior Activity Centre elects new board at AGM

Herman Prior Activity Centre elects new board at AGMThe Herman Prior Activity Centre held its Annual General Meeting today and elected a new board of directors. Back row from L to R, Gini Martin, Lynne Payette, Bunny Dietrich, Sandra Sharpe, Joan Hewson, Bill Kramble and Bev Case. Front row from L to R, Pat Hay, Kay Humphrey, Harriet Trumbull and Ed Enns. Jo-Ann…

City manager participates in CAO exchange

City manager participates in CAO exchange  City of Portage la Prairie City Manager, Nathan Peto has been selected to represent his professional organization, the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA), to participate in the International Manager Exchange Program with the Local Government Managers of Australia. Participants of the International Manager Exchange Program learn about management and service delivery practices in…

RCMP weekly report May 20-26

Portage la Prairie RCMP weekly report May 20-26

RCMP weekly report May 20-26The following is a summary of police activity in the Central Plains Area (Portage la Prairie, Treherne, Amaranth and the surrounding rural municipalities). The reporting dates are between 2019-05-20 and 2019-05-26. During this time period, police responded to 285 calls for service. Not included in this report is information about the two murder investigations Portage…
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