See What Is In The Bottom Of Crescent Lake

Crescent Lake Life Part II:  The Bottom   Does anything live in the bottom of Crescent Lake?  We went out with entomologist, Erica Smith, as she scooped the bottom of the lake.  Yes it was smelly...

Constipated Cat Almost Kills Owner

Local Vet Readies Rufus For Enema. Portage la Prairie, MB – An icy disagreement sends a local man to hospital and causes his cat to become constipated. Billy Neepawa, 48, of Portage la Prairie found...

9 Recorded Sasquatch Sightings in Portage

Nine recorded sighting of a Sasquatch have been recorded in Portage over the years. It just so happens we have images of ALL the sightings here on the Hoop & Holler. Many of you have viewed these images...

Duck Walk VIDEO

This morning while walking over by the Portage library I met Rick Deleau of the Cinema Centre. He was taking a picture of something on the Boulevard.  Turns out it was this Mama Duck and her eight...

Sunsets & Weather mEportage Vol. 3 by Debra Hourie

Our latest edition of mEportage is courtesy of Debra Hourie who was kind enough to send us her photos and this little note. "Hey guys, These are some of my favorite photos that I have taken of the Portage...

Gardener Sings About His Tomatoes

The garden season is quickly winding down for another year and this is cause for many of us to sing the blues.  Portage has a star gardener who sings gleefully about his tomatoes.  At this time of the year...

Winnipeg Wants River Walk – Delta Preps For Flood

A recent article in the Winnipeg Free Press, Click Here To Read Free Press article, called on the premier of Manitoba to follow through on a promise to have the river walks in Winnipeg open.  To lower the...

What Lives In Crescent Lake? Part I: Leeches!

There is a growing movement in Portage to develop Crescent Lake into something much more than it is today.  As part of that conversation, HnH cameras caught up with former Portage la Prairian, Erica Smith, to...

Duck Rescue Attempt On Crescent Lake

One Little Duckling All Alone by She Who Walks With Sticks (aka Karen Gross)   Went for a walk this morning and greeted some friendly PlaPers. Some of them said “Good Morning” before I did. By...