Royal MTC presents Buying The Farm, at The Glesby Feb. 1

Royal MTC presents Buying The Farm, at The Glesby Feb. 1On Jan. 30 The Portage Citizen will award two tickets to one lucky winner who emails mickey@theportagecitizen.ca with “Buying the Farm” in the message box.   Hilarity is the main subplot in the Royal MTC Feb. 1, presentation of “Buying the Farm” at the William Glesby Centre. Buying the Farm was co-authored by partners, Shelley…

Police summary Dec. 17-23

Police summary Dec. 17-23The 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 2018-12-17 and 2018-12-23. During this time period, police responded to 225 calls for service including: Traffic violations; 75 Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act), 16 Vehicle Collisions, 0…

RCMP 2018 Holiday Checkstop Stats – Week 3

RCMP 2018 Holiday Checkstop Stats – Week 3Week three of the RCMP Holiday Checkstop Program, from December 17-23, 2018, has resulted in: 68 checkstops conducted across Manitoba with approximately 4000 vehicles checked 21 people charged with Impaired Driving (Alcohol) 2 people charged with Refusing a Breath Demand The highest blood/alcohol reading reported was .220 (almost three times the legal limit) 6 alcohol-related…