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City Of Portage Sells City Hall Bell To Bring Taco Bell To Town

Portage la Prairie, MB – Portagers will soon have their bell rung by a Mexican, fast-food icon three times a day. Along with opening a long-awaited franchise, Taco Bell will revive interest and excitement in our city’s historic bell. Portage lost a special part of its character when the new, virtually silent [...]

Portage la Prairie Must Chop Down Trees To Keep Its Name

Portage la Prairie, MB – The axe is about to fall on a big decision at City Hall.  The City of Portage la Prairie must choose between chopping down trees or having to drop the reference to “prairie” in its name. The Canadian Council For The Enforcement Of Accurate Place Names, a fresh initiative of the [...]

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 [...]