For youth councillor Donnovan Hillman, no child will be left behind.
Johnna Ruocco, The Graphic
Johnna Ruocco was the editor of the Graphic and Herald Leader from October 2013 to July 2015. She took the helm of the newsroom in Portage after working as editor of The Whitecourt Star since June 2012. After graduating from the print stream of the journalism program at Humber College in Toronto, Ruocco worked at a photographic community newspaper and a financial services newspaper in the Greater Toronto Area before making the move out west.
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Kristi Perrin has returned to Portage la Prairie after a year abroad.
The time has come to say goodbye. After close to two years here, my last day as editor at the Graphic and Herald Leader is July 24.
There's a new face at the Salvation Army of Portage la Prairie, and the newcomer is taking to her new community nicely.
The Portage Potato Festival committee is gearing up once again for the 12th annual event, and they are seeking volunteers to help the day run smoothly.
Some people like to get started on their Christmas preparations early, but the Salvation Army of Portage la Prairie really likes to get a jump on things.
For the first time, a Portager has been named the president of the Retired Teachers' Association of Manitoba.
There will be a new face as principal of Oakville School welcoming students back in the fall.
Another event aimed at youth is coming to Portage la Prairie, this time featuring a favourite summer event.
Heartland Family Wellness is challenging the community to pass the puck to help bring a sports court to at-risk children.
Berry season in Portage la Prairie and area is off to a great start this year with the season kicking off around July 1 for most berry farms.
Canadian Cancer Society Canada Day Dragon Boat Festival came to Portage la Prairie for the first time this year and the day could easily be called a success.
The Portage Junior Trojans bantam lacrosse team had a successful year right out of the gate in their inaugural season.
Mil Jeanne's Flowers and Axcenz was one of several local organizations that benefited from the Hometown Manitoba grant program.
The Rotary Club of Portage la Prairie has a new president as Shannon Moffat took over the duty from outgoing president Craig Bennet at the club's meeting on June 30.
Rotary Club and Portage Plains United Way representatives after drawing the winners in the 2015 Home and Away Draw at the Canad Inns on June 30, 2015.
After having a great start to the season with an early melt, the Portage Golf Club’s operations are in full swing.
For the second time this year a La Verendrye School teacher was recognized by the school division for excellence in teaching.
Crowds came out to enjoy the Canada Day celebrations happening at the PCU Centre in Portage la Prairie on July 1, 2015.
Portage Collegiate Institute held thier graduation ceremony for the class of 2015 at the PCU Centre on June 26, 2015.