The Koko Platz Rec Club installed a brand new playground with the help of community volunteers over the weekend.
The Oakville New Hall/Daycare fundraising committee had an exciting morning Saturday as the group was able to move their fundraising thermometer up to their initial goal of $250,000 after announcing the winner of their 50/50 Draw.
Manitoba Public Insurance announced it has requested a 2.2 per cent overall rate increase for the 2019/20 insurance year in its general rate application (GRA) filed with the Public Utilities Board last week.
Although Portage la Prairie and area experienced an unprecedented year in terms of investment, much work remains in readying the region for construction and production demands.
The following is a summary of police activity in the Central Plains Area, including Portage la Prairie, Treherne, Amaranth and the surrounding Rural Municipalities. The reporting dates are between June 4-10. During this time period police responded to 300 calls for service.
Thursday morning at 12:15 a.m., the Portage la Prairie RCMP observed a vehicle driving on Saskatchewan Avenue. Officers routinely check license plates of vehicles while patrolling in order to find unregistered or stolen vehicles. In this instance, the vehicle was in the latter category.
A Manitoba farm family is growing their support for STARS and challenging their fellow farmers to do the same.
A scholarship fund has been set up with the Community Foundation of Portage and District in memory of local athlete Gage Foster, who lost his life in a car accident last week.
Environment Canada meteorologists are currently tracking a very dangerous thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to baseball size hail and heavy rain.