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"Topic Day" Coming Soon For Portage K-8 Teachers

La Verendrye School will host the annual "Topic Day" for the Portage la Prairie school division on April 7th. Principal Tracy Vanstone says this event is for all teachers from grades K through eight,…

Local Sports

Terriers Sputter In Game 1

Penalty trouble in the second period cost the Portage Terriers in game one of the MJHL semi-finals. The Dogs fell 5-4 last night to the Steinbach Pistons at the T.G. Smith Centre. Both teams eased…

Pivotal Game Tonight In SEMHL Final

It's now a best of three series in the South Eastern Manitoba Hockey League championship final. Portage Islanders head to Notre Dame tonight, tied 2-all. The Isles' Eric Delong thinks the series…
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The Battle Begins In Steinbach

You can already feel the tension. Heated rivals the Portage Terriers and Steinbach Pistons go at it tonight in Game 1 of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League's best-of-seven semifinal series in…

Portage Curlers Honoured At Portage Curling Club

Portage la Prairie curlers Dean Moxham and Dale Michie were honoured last night at the Portage Curling Club for their stellar year of curling through 2016. The finished off the year with a Silver…

SEMHL Final A Best-Of-Three After Hawks Victory

It's all tied up at two. The Notre Dame Hawks knotted the best-of-seven South Eastern Manitoba Hockey League Championship Final up two games a piece with last night's win over Portage. They beat the…

Ag News

Brandon Researcher Testing Commercial Viability of Sweet Potatoes

A researcher at Assiniboine Community College in Brandon is testing whether it would be commercially viable to grow sweet potatoes in Manitoba. Dr. Sajjad Rao revealed some of his findings earlier…

Federal Ag Critic Not Smiling Over 2017 Budget

The federal agriculture critic says he’s not giving the new budget a passing grade. David Anderson says when it comes to agriculture, the Liberals have recycled some money from previous…

Canadian Grain Commission Appoints New Chief Grain Inspector

Gino Castonguay has been appointed by the Canadian Grain Commission as Chief Grain Inspector for Canada, replacing Randy Dennis, who has retired. "Mr. Castonguay's previous experience as a grain…

CN Shipping Record Volumes of Grain

CN Rail says grain movement is on record pace after a slow start last fall, due to wet conditions at harvest. Director of Grain Marketing David Przednowek talked about how grain has been moving so…

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