Portage Plains United Way executive director Pamela Lotun receiving the cheque from Portage Mutual Insurance's regional manager of branch operations Brian Mooney Wednesday morning. (supplied photo)

Portage Mutual gives $5K

Portage Mutual Insurance presented Portage Plains United Way with a cheque for $5,000 Wednesday at the Portage Mutual office in Portage la Prairie.

PHOTOS: A proud celebration!

Hundreds of people turned out for the 2018 Aboriginal Day event to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day hosted by the Portage Friendship Centre Thursday a

Canadian artist and Portage la Prairie resident Lucien Spence had paired with fellow Portager Dave Rodgers to created some pretty amazing music. The two are planning to take their talents to Nashville, Tenn., in the future in hopes of catching fire. (Aaron Wilgosh/The Graphic)

Music City here we come

When a Canadian music icon like Ray St. Germain says ‘that is a hit’ you have to believe you’re heading in the right direction.

Blake Ryan Assiniboine is at large with a warrant for his arrest after being charged with theft under $5,000. (supplied photo)

Wanted: Blake Ryan Assiniboine

Portage la Prairie RCMP responded to a theft occurring at the Coop Food Store on August 17, 2018, where a male suspect was believed to have walked out

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RCMP weekly report

The following is a summary of police activity in the Central Plains Area, including Portage la Prairie, Treherne, Amaranth and the surrounding Rural M

The Community Foundation of Portage and District (CFPD) handed out their spring bursaries Tuesday night at their headquarters in Portage la Prairie. The winners posed for a photo when all was said and done. (left to right) Elementary music teacher at Westpark, Heidi Fehr, Westpark student, Louise Munoz, U of M student, Damon Reeves, and PCI students, Anna Gervais, Camile Sanderson, and Justice Bryson.

A little help from a friend

The Community Foundation of Portage and District handed out seven spring bursaries to six different students totalling $6,575.

   

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