A Friendly Walkers Delight

Portage a Friendly Place to Walk by Karen Gross   When you go for a walk, do you make eye contact with people you pass by and greet...

Garage Sale Mania May 30, 2014

HnH cameras were hot on the trail of garage sale bargains again today and, as always, we came across some wonderful people and some interesting...

PCI Trojans Lacrosse Playoff Bound

Despite a final regular season loss to the pesky Garden City Fighting Gophers, 11-4, the PCI Trojans are ready to do battle with the Springfield...

PCI’s Got Talent!

Some very talented and gifted teens put their passions on display at the PCI Evening With The Arts showcase.  The event featured artwork, drama, and...

Portage Can Be A “Fair” City

Portage has a chance to become one of the first cities in Manitoba to be designated as a "fair trade" municipality. Kevin Hamm, Manager of the...

New Travel Feature: Itravelnaked

The Hoop and Holler is happy to introduce our latest regular feature "I Travel Naked".  A local Portage la Prairian and his wife caught the travel...

MCC Thing of the Week May 26, 2014

Here is this week's trip down the aisles of the local MCC Thrift Shop. Astounding items abound today, here are the highlights. Wooden finger...

All Aboard for Train Days!

Model Train Days rolled into the CP station Saturday, May 24 and the Hoop and Holler got onboard to capture the world of model...

UFO Lawn Mower

Yes, it levitates. Over the weekend Hoop and Holler cameras found a magical, levitating lawn mower. "Honest" Ed Harder of Portage had the hover...

Portage Highflyer Only One in Canada

Portage is home to a one-of-a-kind business called Quality Aircraft Interiors.  Owned and operated by Noel and Leann Smith, QAI does upholstery work...

Portage Diversion Still Flowing

A trip out to the diversion just south of Portage la Prairie revealed a surprising but not so surprising sight. The diversion is still being used....

Where did 14th Street Go?

by Karen Gross Mystery of the Disappearing Street It is true, fellow Portage la Prairians. We have a full fledged, bonafide mystery on our hands,...

Farewell $2 Bill and Ciara Dawn

Ciara Dawn Latendresse and Bill ‘$2 Bill’ Miles As they rode the wind into our area so did they leave. But before they left, the Hoop and...

Just Burning Gas

Ross Metcalfe of Headingley loves antique motorcycles. When he's not busy being the superintendent of the Interlake School Division, he collects and...

MCC Thing of the Week May 20, 2014

Well one of The Hoop and Holler's most popular segments is returning in fine form. We toured the aisles of the local MCC Thrift Store and captured...