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Beverly Anderson and Antoinette Blankvoort, of the North Norfolk-MacGregor Archives, at the presentation of the book Remembering our veterans on Nov. 9. (Submitted photo)

Archives' military records book completed

The North Norfolk-MacGregor Archives has a new source of military research material. Beverly Anderson, a volunteer at the archives, has spent the past 10 years collecting, verifying and recording names of people who served in the military from the Rural Municipality of North Norfolk and area.

Glenella history book committee seeks submissions

The history book committee of the RM of Glenella is seeking written submissions on families, businesses, school activities, sports, churches, cemetaries, etc., to be published in a sequel to Tracks of Time, their first book published in 1990. The new book will be called More Tracks of Time.

The Askin family - Ray, Elaine, Jennifer and Jeff - as they accept their award for the 2014 Outstanding Farm Family of the Year at the Portage la Prairie Chamber of Commerce's Agriculture Appreciation Night at the William Glesby Centre on Nov. 21. (Johnna Ruocco/THE GRAPHIC/QMI AGENCY)

Ag industry celebrated at appreciation night

The Portage la Prairie Chamber of Commerce celebrated the agriculture industry Friday at their Agriculture Appreciation Night at the William Glesby Centre, where Askin Farms was recognized as the 2014 Outstanding Farm Family of the Year.

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Black Friday comes to Portage

Shoppers will have the opportunity to enjoy big sales and shop local as the Portage la Prairie and District Chamber of Commerce is holding a Black Friday event right here in town.

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