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Local Time

5:29 AM

Local Temperature

12.9°C

Weather Conditions

light rain

SUNRISE: 5:31 AM
SUNSET: 9:30 PM

'IT BRINGS A TEAR TO OUR EYE': WINNIPEG SURGEON SEWS UP STUFFED ANIMAL FOR PATIENT WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

A surgeon at Winnipeg's Misericordia hospital performed some emergency surgery this week. In the process, he gave new life to a stuffed animal — and helped brighten a long hospital stay for a patient with special needs, says the man's mother.

'BEARS LIVE AMONGST US': MANITOBA BLACK BEAR GETS COMFY IN BACKYARD TREE

Police and Manitoba conservation officers are playing the waiting game with a large black bear who climbed high up a tree in a residential area.

BEING ASIAN IN WINNIPEG: PANEL TO TALK HUMAN RIGHTS SUNDAY

The history of Japanese Manitobans is going to be put into the spotlight Sunday at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

2 ARRESTED IN FRIDAY NIGHT DRUG RAID ON ST. MARY AVENUE

Two people were arrested after a drug warrant was executed Friday.

BATTLING MOTHER NATURE, AGAIN: MANITOBA TOWN OF CHURCHILL TACKLES HIGH WATER LEVELS, FLOODING

The impacts of a powerful March blizzard are still being felt in the remote northern Manitoba community of Churchill, as flooding has damaged the rail line, keeping groceries and supplies in the south.

SELKIRK MAN AIRLIFTED AFTER TUMBLING INTO RIVER ON RIDING LAWNMOWER

A Selkirk man had to be airlifted to hospital after falling over an embankment and into the Red River while on his riding lawnmower Friday.

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City Information & Statistics

Portage la Prairie /ˈpɔːrtᵻdʒ lə ˈpreɪri/ is a small city in the Central Plains Region of Manitoba, Canada. As of 2016, the population was 13,304 and the land area of the city was 24.68 square kilometres (9.53 sq mi). Portage la Prairie is located approximately 75 kilometres (47 mi) west of Winnipeg, along the Trans-Canada Highway (located exactly between the provincial boundaries of Saskatchewan and Ontario), and sits on the Assiniboine River, which flooded the town persistently until a diversion channel north to Lake Manitoba (the Portage Diversion) was built to divert the flood waters. The city is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie. According to Environment Canada, Portage la Prairie has the most sunny days during the warm months in Canada. It is the administrative headquarters of the Dakota Tipi First Nations reserve. View More Information at Wikipedia

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