A late afternoon meeting between Canadian Red Cross officials, First Nation chiefs from Dakota Tipi and Long Plain communities was another step in crossing the T’s and dotting the I’s in the confusing aftermath of the F-1 tornado that ripped through parts of Manitoba Wednesday evening.
Long Plain First Nations Chief Dennis Meeches announces the band decision to declare the reserve to be in a state of emergency. At least 47 houses have been severly damaged and at least 200 people have been evacuated from the reserve, many being housed in Winnipeg at the Holiday Inn.
A severe thunderstorm passed through the Portage la Prairie area Wednesday night producing strong winds and causing significant damage to vehicles and structures at Long Plain First Nation, where reports indicate up to two tornadoes touched down.Long Plain First Nations Chief Dennis Meeches said the band council will likely announce this afternoon
For the first time in 16 years, the RCMP Musical Ride will be making its return to Portage la Prairie.
Families flocked to Fort la Reine School to take part in Family Fun Day 2016.
The walking path that runs along Park Drive towards the retail shopping area in the northwest end of Portage la Prairie will soon have adjoining access from Saskatchewan Ave., up 18th Street NW.Construction of a new walking/biking path on the west side of 18th Street NW is underway. Crews have begun digging up the route and laying down gravel.“We'v
Afternoon thunderstorms in southern Manitoba brought with it tornado watches and warnings for many municipalities in the region.
It may seem like the school year just ended, but it’s never too early to start thinking about next year.
A few lucky individuals from Big Brothers Big Sisters Portage la Prairie were fortunate enough to get a crash course in computer coding, thanks to the ladies from the Code Mobile.