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 did a random sample as to how things stacked up.  Here is the...

Top 10 Rejected Portage Slogans

The Hoop & Holler went dumpster diving behind City Hall and found a stained napkin with a list of rejected town slogans from the recent quest to find a new town tag-line.  We thought we would bring the...

Love Of Fat Boys & Portage Leads To Violence

Why I Love Portage by Carl Bunso Me and the family just returned from performing a series of concerts at county fairs in the deep south. In general, "The Bunso 5" were pretty well received by the good people...

What Does 116 Smell Like?

Do You Smell That? City Hall is gettin’ a reeky reputation. One day I was relaxin’ on the second floor, my ear pressed against the hole in the hardwood just above the cashier’s front counter so I...

Rodent Goes Political – Wants You To Vote

A friendly Portage Enumerator. The Voters List Now that fixed the temperature on the City Hall clock (you’re welcome), you’re probably wonderin’ why there’s a nasty hole where it used to say...

Chester The Mouse Nibbles On New Logo

Did ya hear? Our City launched a brand new logo! I wasn’t sure what a logo was, but I got me some big ears and I heard them talkin’ about it fer a long time. Low go? I thought. Why, that sounded like...

Sightings from the Top: Carrington the Shopping Cart

Sightings from the Top: Carrington the Shopping Cart For the last couple of weeks, a blue shopping cart has been lying dead along the tracks under the Tupper Street bridge. It’s a long way from home, but...

Chester The City Hall Mouse Episode 2

Mouse kissy kiss. There’s been some kinda crazy flurry of activity around City Hall this past week. Them ladies in the front office are like flies on a rabbit carcass, what with their sortin’ and...

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 items. Here is a look at this weeks finds.  Remember to hover...

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 puppets are always a good time on a summer night.  A white...

Garage Sale Mania in Portage la Prairie

They say, one persons trash is another's treasure.  If that is the case, then there is a lot of gold to be found on the lawns, in the garages, and backyards of Portage. Here is an "ornament" with an...

Murphy the Donkey

Warning:  the following story will liberally substitute the alternative word for donkey for comedic effect, some readers may be offended others may enjoy and laugh freely and some may not find it interesting...