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10 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Electronics stolen while Portage residents asleep

In what may be one of the quietest home invasions ever in the province, the RCMP reported householders slept through a break-in that resulted in the theft of household electronics in Portage la Prairie.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Brandon Sun

Preparations underway as rivers rising in parts of southern Manitoba

The crest of the Red River was near Ste. Agathe on Monday and should reach Winnipeg either Tuesday or Wednesday.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Red River rises, recedes in a hurry

River levels in Winnipeg fluctuated on Easter Sunday as Red River floodwaters pushed up against ice in the city and began to move it downstream.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

CBC News

RCMP led on 90-minute car chase through southern Manitoba

Adriana O'Neil said a car towing a trailer lead police on a high-speed chase through this area.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

CWB acquires Prairie West Terminal

The CWB is charging ahead with its plan to have assets and business in place to be self-sufficient by August 2017 by acquiring a Saskatchewan elevator company.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

This spring's flood situation is similar to 2009, when ice jams caused the flooding of Breezy Point.

This spring's flood situation is similar to 2009, when ice jams caused the flooding of Breezy Point.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBC News

Rocelyn Gabriel's family wants answers in freezing death

The mother of Rocelyn Gabriel, a 20-year-old woman who froze to death in Portage la Prairie, Man., is pleading for anyone who knows what happened to her daughter to come forward.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Risk of Red River flooding in city remains low

Most southern Manitoba rivers are continuing to rise, but low temperatures are expected to slow the rate of the spring melt.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

High-water advisory issued for Assiniboine River

The province has issued a high-water advisory for the Assiniboine River from St. Lazare to Portage la Prairie.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

CWB begins construction on second elevator

CWB has started construction on its second state-of-the-art Prairie grain elevator in less than three weeks.

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Reuters

Cargill to expand Manitoba grain elevator amid crop backlog

Cargill Ltd , Canada's third-largest grain handler, will increase storage and rail-car capacity at Morris, Manitoba, the latest in a series of expansions by Canadian grain companies.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

CBC News

Semi, grain auger and SUV collide near Portage la Prairie

RCMP said a Chevy Traverse was driving westbound on Highway 1 when it collided with a grain auger being towed by a pickup truck.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Highway 1 from Headingley to Portage la Prairie closed

This closure is due to winter weather conditions including icy, slippery roads, and high winds.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Couple's solar-powered home aims to challenge Manitoba Hydro

Solar home built by Will and Bev Eert; the exterior is complete, but not rear of the house built into hill, and two solar panels in front of the house.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

CWB builds grain facility near Portage

CWB has started construction of its first grain-handling facility, west of Portage La Prairie in Bloom.

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