Environment Canada issues  tornado alert for Portage and area

Environment Canada issues  tornado alert for Portage and area

Environment Canada issues  tornado alert for Portage and areaConditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms which may produce tornadoes causing Environment Canada has issued a tornado alert and watch for much of the area surrounding Portage la Prairie The alerts covers Portage la Prairie - Headingley - Brunkild – Carman. A tornado watch alert is in effect for: R.M. of Cartier…

Crusty Cross Canada Cruise 2019 Tour coming here

Crusty Cross Canada Cruise 2019 Tour coming hereBadlands Promotions, along with Asher Media Relations, Crushed Earth Apparel & Print, Redefining Darkness Records, METALHEADS UNITED, & Tooth & Nail Promotions proudly present: THE CRUSTY CROSS CANADA CRUISE 2019 TOUR Featuring Winnipeg, MB's Anomalism, Calgary, AB's Widows Peak and Detherous from Calgary, AB as well. They will be stopping in at The Royal Canadian…

The 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 July 1-7, 2019. During this time police responded to 337 calls for service. Traffic violations 65        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 2          Vehicle Collisions 6          Impaired Drivers…

Portage Ex fair: another one in the bag

Portage Ex fair: another one in the bag

Portage Ex fair: another one in the bag                            July 7 is the final day for fun at the Portage Ex and from the noon opening until close at 6 p.m. wrist bands to the midway are going for a deal. The weather has been beautiful for the three-day fair…

Midway, 4-H, food, music and fun all part of 147th Portage Ex

Midway, 4-H, food, music and fun all part of 147th Portage Ex

Midway, 4-H, food, music and fun all part of 147th Portage ExMany have already noticed the midway creeping into Portage la Prairie ready to go full tilt July 5-7 as the Portage Industrial Exhibition launches its 147th Portage Ex. As Select Shows sets up on the exhibition grounds — the usual adrenalin-inducing rides and sugar-sweet confections will be on tap — one of Canada’s longest continuously…

Authentic Mexican cuisine now offered in Portage la Prairie

Authentic Mexican cuisine now offered in Portage la Prairie

Authentic Mexican cuisine now offered in Portage la PrairieAt the tender age of just seven, Alicia Hernandez was learning to take control of the family meals while growing up in Mexico City. Little did she know her cooking skills would become the basis of four family restaurants, the latest of which opened here on July 2. In the wake of her grandmother’s apron,…

Kayla Luky/Southern Flavor to open summer concert series

Kayla Luky/Southern Flavor to open summer concert series

Kayla Luky/Southern Flavor to open summer concert seriesThursday night live music in the park continues this Thursday as the free Concerts in the Park concert series kicks off with some Manitoba country and bluegrass favourites. Concerts in the Park will start at 6 p.m. on Thursday on the Ukrainian stage. Singer-songwriter Kayla Luky lives in Grandview, Manitoba, a small farming community nestled…

Portage la Prairie Canada Day party awesome

Portage la Prairie Canada Day party awesome

Portage la Prairie Canada Day party awesomeOnce again hundreds came out to Stride Place to wish the greatest country on earth ‘Happy Birthday’ and to enjoy Canada Day activities for the whole family. From the Rotary pancake breakfast to live music, bouncy castles, face painting, games, a huge birthday cake and late night fireworks, it was once again a great day…