Pole Walker

by Karen Gross   That Lady Who Walks With Poles If you have noticed a lady walking along the Crescent Lake path with what looked like ski poles, it was probably me. If you saw two ladies walking...
Alf

MCC Thing Of The Week Dec.9

This week’s MCC Thrift Shop thing(s) of the week take a 1980′s cartoon turn. Who doesn’t need a Garfield picture for the family room or den? And from the silent auction display is this other...
Bagot Boys

Bagot Boy and Friends Rock a Christmas Classic

This is Alvin and the Chipmunks like you’ve never heard. Donovan Ostapowich from Bagot, Ryan Guth from MacGregor and Robert Hunter from Winnipeg have teamed up for some musical wizardry to deliver a new...

A Moody Mellenville Moment: Roofing

Another installment of the Moody Mellenville Moment takes us into the suburban bliss known as Mellenville. Today we find some interesting goings on as the sound of shingling is added to the suburban symphony...

Street Hockey Night in Portage

The Hoop and Holler hit the streets of Portage to find out if kids were celebrating the arrival of winter with a game of street hockey. And, of course, Portage la Prairie is home to some red blooded, good,...

Missing House Being Replaced

As originally reported here on The Hoop and Holler a vacant lot in the 400 block of 8th Street N.W. appeared suddenly where a house once stood. Well in the spirit of following up on this story we have...

Best Seat Not In The House

While other media outlets may have news spotters that provide breaking news tips, The Hoop and Holler is proud to have it’s viewers provide outdoor furniture tips. Monday morning one of our regular...

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...

A Moody Mellenville Moment

The Hoop and Holler ran a story a while back on the appearance of “love tubs” around Portage la Prairie. In Portage the Cialis Moments have been replaced with Mellenville Moments Well another HnH loyal...

New Development Begins in South Portage

Heavy equipment from Moon Construction took to manicuring the earth at Meighen Ave. and River Road, just south of Arthur Meighen School preparing it for a new development. The ground had surveyors stakes in...

Eastbound and Down Loaded Up and Truckin’!

“East bound and down, loaded up and truckin’, we’re gonna do what they say can’t be done. We’ve got a long way to go and a short time to get there. I’m east bound, just watch ol’ “Bandit”...

Paranormal Presence in Deer Pen?

Before dawn on November 3 some eerie items were spotted in the deer pen on Island Park. The Hoop and Holler was alerted by a faithful viewer that a half dozen fires were blazing 8 to 12 feet high. We...

North End Mystery – Dumper Loses Pants?

A regular viewer of The Hoop and Holler came upon a mysterious sight at the compost depot in Portage la Prairie’s north end. Pants with no peoples at the compost pile A pair of lone pants were found...

Moonwalking Dog

Portage la Prairie has it’s very own moon-walking dog, Izzy Jordan. The north-end pooch was introduced to some new hard-wood flooring and developed some new moves. It appears the new floors have invited...