8 Reasons to Watch The Jets Over The Terriers

Why you should watch the Jets on TV rather than go to a Terrier game. Some local hockey fans are choosing to stay home and watch their local NHL team make a run for the playoffs rather than watch their...

14 Reasons to Hold Your Christmas Gathering @ Walmart

14 Reasons to Hold Your Christmas Gathering @ Walmart Portage la Prairie people are practical and frugal so we have come up with some good reasons to hold your Christmas family gathering at Walmart this year...

Save In Time For Christmas

The Hoop and Holler Raise & Save coupon book is packed with great offers designed to save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars.  Most coupons are valid until April 30, 2015 and are for 100% local...

Nicknames for $1

IN a world where names define us The Hoop & Holler went beyond our given names and dared to sell new identities on the streets of Portage la Prairie. We found willing victims to hand over a lone loonie...

Only Deals – The Movie

The Hoop & Holler cameras were out and about this week and made a stop at the Only Deals store in the Portage la Prairie Mall. As usual we had some fun and put together a spicy little video that tries...

Captain Canuck Creator From Portage

AMHS year book photo. Did the inspiration for Captain Canuck come during a daydreaming session at Arthur Meighen High School in the mid to late sixties?  Richard Comely, creator of Captain Canuck,...

You’ve Got A Lovely Coconut Head

The MCC thing of the week is a collectable that is a disturbing cross between a character from Pirates of the Carribean and Planet of the Apes.  It is a fine example of an ornament made from a coconut shell,...

Can A Canadian Superhero Save the Mall?

Can A Canadian Superhero Save The Portage Mall? Canadian superhero, Captain Canuck, swoops into the Portage Mall Saturday, June 28 to save it in time for Canada Day!  Actually, it’s a celebration of the...