Ran Out Of Money In Portage la Prairie

Famed super-hero, Captain Canuck, has recently made the news with a new comic book release in time for Canada Day and a movie in development.  It’s creator, Richard Comely is a proud former Portage la...

A Voice, A Hope, A Friend To The Prostituted

Prostitution.  The word itself stirs up strong emotions and opinions.  And perhaps it should, the exchange of sex for money is a powder keg issue that has been around a very long time.  The Canadian...

Life Of Portage la Prairian in Europe

Portage la Prairians travel and live in all corners of the earth and The Hoop and Holler tracked down one of our happy wonderers, Angie Pembroke(Patsack), to report on some of her story.  This former Arthur...

North End Corner Sees It All Over The Years

  Mike Stiegler serving one of his friends. In the age of big box stores, franchises, and on-line shopping, Portage’s north-end hangs on to a throw-back retail experience, the corner...

Terrier Super-Fan!

In 1942 when the Portage Terriers were born, an eight year-old boy named Ron Goodz was in the stands where he’s been for some 70 years since. As a child Goodz had part of his foot cut off and was warned...

Soup for You!

Today, November 1, 2011 the “O Canada” version of Chicken Soup for the Soul is released in book stores with a big Portage la Prairie connection. Portage la Prairie published author, Terrie Todd with the...