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…

RCMP make arrests in Portage la Prairie homicide

RCMP make arrests in Portage la Prairie homicide

RCMP make arrests in Portage la Prairie homicideRCMP report today a Portage la Prairie man wanted in connection with the city’s first homicide of 2019, was arrested in Winnipeg on May 24. On the evening of May 24, 2019, RCMP, along with the assistance of the Winnipeg Police Service Tactical Support Team, arrested Laurent Beaulieu, 18, at a residence in Winnipeg. Until this information,…

Bike Week pedals into high gear this week

Bike Week pedals into high gear this week

Bike Week pedals into high gear this weekPortage Active Transportation Committee kicked off Bike Week on Saturday with a BBQ and get together at Portage la Prairie’s bike central, The Greasy Chan shop. The Bike Week committee has expanded its schedule of events for the annual cycling celebration. The kick-off Saturday was followed up Sunday by a new event. the Buns for…

Murder suspect sought, considered armed and dangerous

Murder suspect sought, considered armed and dangerous

Murder suspect sought, considered armed and dangerousRCMP investigators have upgraded an early morning May 20 Portage la Prairie shooting to homicide and are looking to question a man who is allegedly involved. Portage la Prairie RCMP updated charges surrounding the First Street NW shooting after the victim, a 20-year-old Langruth man, succumbed to his injuries later that day. The investigation has…

City to hold causeway debt financing open house

City to hold causeway debt financing open house

City to hold causeway debt financing open houseThe City of Portage la Prairie has scheduled a June 10 open house meeting to explain and give the public its chance to question its Crescent Lake Causeway Project debt financing. Total costs for the Crescent Lake Causeway Project are now estimated at $8.2 million for the low-level three-lane causeway with roundabouts and other costs…
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