Island Serenade continues Thursday with Jimmy Sharpe, Northern Reflections

Concerts continue Thursday with Jimmy Sharpe, Northern Reflections

Island Serenade continues Thursday with Jimmy Sharpe, Northern ReflectionsThe Island Serenade's promoter — a free June concert series on the green bandstand in Island Park — is happy the first-time series of concerts started on a high note. Interested more about what a reporter might think of his handiwork, promoter Terry Human, who kicked off the concert series, could only humbly ask “what…

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…

Group to support the supporters takes shape

Group to support the supporters takes shape

Group to support the supporters takes shapeFinding emotional support is never a walk in the park, but sometimes it is a good place to start. A grassroots level support group to help those who take care of a sick family member or friend is taking shape after two weeks of meeting at Island Park. “I'm trying to get a group started…

Central Plains Cancer Services celebrates anniversary

Central Plains Cancer Services is celebrating 20 years of serving Portage and area citizens and is inviting the public to visit them April 4 for a “Come & Go” between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Central Plains Cancer Services celebrates anniversaryCentral Plains Cancer Services is celebrating 20 years of serving Portage and area citizens and is inviting the public to visit them April 4 for a “Come & Go” between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Cancer Services is located at 318 Saskatchewan Ave. E. Only two days later, La Prairie Lioness Club invites you to…

Pro wrestling returns to Portage la Prairie

Canadian Wrestling’s Elite (CWE) return to Portage la Prairie on March 27 at the MNP Exhibition Building on Island Park.

Pro wrestling returns to Portage la PrairieProfessional wrestling returns to Portage on March 27 A Spanish giant, a Belgian Bull, a Mexican daredevil, an Austrian leg breaker and more are in store for local fans of professional wrestling when the body slammers from Canadian Wrestling’s Elite (CWE) return to Portage la Prairie on March 27 at the MNP Exhibition Building on Island…

City council displays lack of vision with new causeway detailed design

City council displays lack of vision with new causeway detailed designWe will have accomplished very little if on Jan. 28 Portage la Prairie city council votes to approve the recently revealed $7 million dollar causeway design. If anything, voters here leading up to the October 2018 municipal election voiced concerns over the inclusion of roundabouts on the proposed new causeway and that of a design…

Free Island Park concert Sept. 6

Free Island Park concert Sept. 6There’re some nice summer days left and a local musician — sometimes concert promoter — wants to write the soundtrack for them. “Old Time” country artist Terry Human said last week with the end of the July and August Concerts in Park free performances on the Ukrainian stage at Island Park, “I felt like all…
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