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Local Farm Introduces Strawberry Mini’s

Portage la Prairie, MB –  A Portage area farmer has created a new strain of mini-strawberry by genetically modifying his plants over the course of ten years. Frederick Andrichson from Fred’s Farm is offering the new berry to pickers this year.  The new fruit is one-quarter the size has three times the flavour of [...]

Home School Grads Celebrate With Alcohol and Opposite Sex Free Prom

Portage la Prairie, MB –  Portage home schoolers celebrated their gradation over the weekend with a Bible study themed prom event at Henry Plett’s machine shed free from any of problems associated with alcohol and the opposite sex. After more than fourteen years of education three families came together to [...]

7/11 Stores Will Divide Portage

Portage la Prairie, MB –  City Hall is using a clever tool to divide Portage la Prairie in half and settle a generation’s old debate.  The home of the Slurpee will split the town in two after tonight’s special City Council meeting. For years, Portagers have argued over what defines the east and west sides of [...]

Local NHL Draft Pick Says Coach’s Cliches Helped Him Make It

Portage la Prairie, MB – It was an emotional moment when Owen Spence heard his name called at the NHL Draft in Chicago.  The Portage product was taken in the fifth round, 129th overall, and was quick to acknowledge his minor hockey coach for being the reason he made it. “I can’t believe I got drafted in the [...]

New TV Station Launches “Show Us Your PP” Contest

Portage la Prairie, MB – Show us you PP and win a trip for 2 to Las Vegas!  Starting July 1 all CIPP-TV Channel 116 viewers have to do is make a sign showing the world your support of Portage la Prairie’s newest television station. Make a sign with the CIPP-TV call letters and show it to the world.  If we see it [...]

Portage Man Busted Using Fake ID at Costco

Portage la Prairie, MB –  It is the case of the free snack that went wrong for Portager Bailey Berry, who was caught at a Winnipeg Costco using a fake I.D.  He stands accused of identity theft Thursday afternoon, fraud and solicitation. According to reports, the young man was attempting to enter the Costco on St. [...]

News Anchor Feels Superior to Production Crew

Portage la Prairie, MB – CIPP-TV Channel 116 has a morale problem.  MBN News anchor, Jack Hoffman(click here to read his profile), has alienated himself from the production crew by refusing to hang out with anyone other than station executives and other anchors. A 30-year veteran, most recently from the prestigious [...]

Graduation Causes Parents to Notice Daughter is Less Impressive Over Time

Portage la Prairie, MB – Local parents Julianne and Marvin Dueck find themselves disappointed with the graduation of their oldest daughter Alyssa this Friday from Portage High.  The couple was hoping for a much greater sense of satisfaction from their child’s accomplishments. “When Lyssie was younger, she did [...]