Tool Library opens door at Herman Prior

Tool Library opens door at Herman Prior

Tool Library opens door at Herman PriorSubmitted — Following a hugely successful February turnout at an open house to learn if there is interest in opening a tool library at the Herman Prior Activity Centre, organizers and volunteers met last light to firm up details and to announce the library is a go. “You can take out tools today,” said Yvette…

Portage MCC volunteers celebrated

Portage MCC volunteers celebrated

Portage MCC volunteers celebratedSUPPLIED by Portage MCC - Portage MCC Thrift Shop held its annual Volunteer Appreciation Supper on July 8, hosting a special dinner with guests from MCC Manitoba to honour its volunteers. “Each year we pause to celebrate our wonderful volunteers and express our appreciation for their work through a special event held at the Herman…

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,…