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MacGregor Elementary School students Kai Gaudet, Sadie Gray, Kenzie Williams, Cate Emms, and Hudson Turner have been creating inspirational posters for about two weeks and selling them in order to raise money for The Dream Factory and the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. As of Jan. 28 they have raised $350. (Svjetlana Mlinarevic/The Graphic/QMI Agency)

MacGregor’s Fantastic Five

They say superheroes come in all shapes and sizes and that saying has never been more true as five local heroes have found a way to help those that need it the most.

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Heart and Stroke month kicks off

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba is getting ready to launch Heart Month in Portage la Prairie with a kick off event at Portage Co-op on Feb. 5

Staff Sgt. Rick Head will take command of the Central Plains RCMP on Feb. 6 when he assumes the position of inspector. (Submitted Photo)

New RCMP inspector coming

The Central Plains area will get a new RCMP inspector in February following the reposting of Inspector Ron Russell last November.

The City Hall of Portage la Prairie. (FILE PHOTO)

City releases $34-M budget

The City of Portage la Prairie released its 2015 budget, which will see the municipality spending more than $34 million in the new year.