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Delta. An introduction to the sounds and sights, history and science of Delta Marsh. Inspired by the book by Glen Suggat and Gordan Goldsborough. A documentary film from William Plenty. The Delta Collection is...

The Last Moments of The Albion Hotel

On Mothers Day, May 8th, 1983, every mother in town received the present they were hoping for. The end of the storied Albion Hotel. Built in 1883 by brothers John and Angus McLeod, the hotel stood for 100...

Let’s Go Bowling!

The building that the Portage and District Arts Centre sits, was once Portage la Prairie's  "...most modern building", housing the epic Delta Lanes 10-Pin Bowling Alley. Here's a look from the Yosh Tashiro...

The Republic

See the one minute promo and the first seven minutes of the Republic. The Conspiracy. The Power. In 1867 an independent nation was declared in South Central Manitoba (Portage la Prairie). Founded by Thomas...

A Perfectly Preserved One Room Schoolhouse

West of Portage la Prairie, and a little Northwest of Austin is Edrans. Not much of a town, more a of a district.  It's there we met up with Robert Smith, whose Great Grandfather, a homesteader in the area,...

Movie Night

  Take a look back the old Playhouse Theatre on Saskatchewan Avenue.  Right where the RBC is. We thought we'd go ROGUE (1) on everybody so we could play the BAD SANTA on our site to give you some...

The Epic Metropolitan Fire

Sunday, July 26, 1976 saw the end of the Metropolitan Store (The Met).  The Met was a a hub of activity in the downtown. A five and dime type dollar store and lunch counter is what I remember. There's...

Christmastime In The City

This past week marked the beginning of the Winter lights season with the Winter lights parade. There's a lot of lights going up all over town so we thought we'd look back at few Christmas decoration photos...