Save In Time For Christmas

The Hoop and Holler Raise & Save coupon book is packed with great offers designed to save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars.  Most...

Know Where To Go & Win!

Portage la Prairie has a lot of places to go when you have to go.  HnH visited some of our city's most used washrooms available to the public and...

The Epic Metropolitan Fire

Sunday, July 26, 1976 saw the end of the Metropolitan Store (The Met).  The Met was a a hub of activity in the downtown. A five and...

Thieves @ City Hall

Chester the City Hall Mouse Almost Catches a Thief by Chester the Mouse I was just sure I was gonna get me a big fat reward. I was all alone on...

How Far is it to the PCU Centre?

Since before the construction of the PCU centre, there has been this notion that it favoured certain parts of town over others by it's proximity....

Nicknames for $1

IN a world where names define us The Hoop & Holler went beyond our given names and dared to sell new identities on the streets of Portage la...

Cabbage on the Overpass

Sightings from the Top: Cabbage Leaves by Terrie Todd On my walk home today over the Tupper Street overpass, I saw a cabbage leaf. Since a cabbage...

Captain Canuck back in Portage

On October 30th, The creator of Captain Canuck, Richard Comely was back home here in Portage la Prairie.  He and Fadi Hakim, producer of Captain...

The “G” is Silent

Dr. Peter Gnanapragasam is a fine vet. Educated at the the Royal Veterinary College in London, he has is Bachelor of Veterinary Science, a Post...

Only Deals – The Movie

The Hoop & Holler cameras were out and about this week and made a stop at the Only Deals store in the Portage la Prairie Mall. As usual we had...

Yosh 7 – Winter

With the arrival of winter this week, The Hoop and Holler thought it only appropriate to look back with Yosh Tashiro at some… well… SNOW. More...

The Great War Myth

I recently listened to a Manitoba Member of Parliament offer his narrative on the meaning of the Great War. He affirmed that the soldiers of the lost...

November 11

With Remembrance Day approaching, we take a look back with Yosh Tashiro, at some of the images surrounding the Cenotaph and the military presence in...