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The Green family stands together at the Convoy to End MS barbecue and silent aution fundraiser on July 19 at Fountain Tire. Gladys Green (right) has been leading the fundraisers for three years, watching it raise $1,600 in 2012 and $4,000 in 2013. This year the fundraiser raised more than $5,100. (Johnna Ruocco/THE GRAPHIC/QMI AGENCY)

MS fundraiser brings in more than $5,100

The Green family stands together at the Convoy to End MS barbecue and silent aution fundraiser on July 19 at Fountain Tire. Gladys Green (right) has been leading the fundraisers for three years, watching it raise $1,600 in 2012 and $4,000 in 2013. This year the fundraiser raised more than $5,100.

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Dog park finally gets new home

Dogs in Portage la Prairie will soon be able to run wild and free as the city came one step closer to ending the long and storied tale of where it will establish its off- leash dog park.

Water from the Assiniboine River rushes through the Portage Diversion in Portage la Prairie on Fri., July 4, 2014. The structure reroutes a portion of the river's water to Lake Manitoba. (Kevin King/Winnipeg Sun/QMI Agency)

Assiniboine to slowly decline

The second Assiniboine River crest in the last week arrived in Portage on Tuesday and is now expected to decline slowly, the province said Wednesday,

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