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Irvine Ferris stands with his wife Sherrie Palmer after hearing he won his run for mayor. (Svjetlana Mlinarevic/The Graphic/QMI Agency)

Ferris wins mayoral race

It was close race between former Mayor Earl Porter and Coun. Irvine Ferris, but in the end it was Ferris who won over Portagers 2,138 over Porter’s 1,296 and John Boehm’s 168.

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Ottawa shooting gets local reaction

The shooting in Ottawa on Wednesday drew international attention as one or more shooters opened fire on Parliament Hill, killing a soldier guarding the Tomb of the Forgotten Soldier at the War Memorial.

The Portage District General Hospital Foundation’s annual gala on Oct. 17 raised $90,610 net, most of which came from the event’s live auction ($59,850); silent auction ($10,220); and ticket sales ($17,000). (Svjetlana Mlinarevic/The Graphic/QMI Agency)

Hospital gala raises $90,610

The Portage District General Hospital Foundation’s annual gala on Oct. 17 raised $90,610 net, most of which came from the event’s live auction ($59,850); silent auction ($10,220); and ticket sales ($17,000).

Mary Balez, donor of Afghan blanket, Karen Mcleod, president of the Catholic Women’s League, Marion McNee, member of the Pearl Migas family who won the multi-generational prize, and Irene Souque Hewitt, Catholic Women’s League tea co-ordinator at the Good Shepherd Catholic Women’s League Tea and Bake Sale on Oct. 18. (Submitted photo)

Tea and bake sale a success

The Good Shepherd Catholic Women's League held a very successful tea and bake sale on Oct. 18. We wish to thank all who attended the tea as well as those who donated prizes and helped out for the sale.

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