Friday, January 18, 2019
Former Minden resident Garry Handlen has been found guilty of first-degree murder by a B.C. Supreme Court jury. The verdict for Handlen, who was living in Minden at the time of his arrest in the fall of 2014, was issued on Jan. 17, after the judge in the
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The pigeons roosting on the roof of the Grill on the Gull on Bobcaygeon Road in Minden have become a familiar sight for many walking or driving down the main street of the village.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Municipal representatives say a review needs to be done of the way Haliburton County s two-tier government and services work, and that people should keep an open mind about what the outcome of that process will be.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
The County of Haliburton is asking the provincial government to sustain levels of municipal funding through the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund for rural and northern communities.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Local pets will benefit after the Haliburton Pet Owners Assistance Fund increased by $1,233 with donations raised by staff at the Minden Animal Hospital. Dr. Peter Bennett, a director with the fund, accepted the donation on behalf of the charity at the M
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The OPP is warning people of a new scam phone call in which the caller says you ve won $12.5 million and a new car.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Like wearing a seatbelt when you drive, getting the flu vaccine is your best line of defence against the virus, says Marianne Rock, manager of communicable disease prevention and control with the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
The 52nd annual Minden Christmas Bird Count was held on Saturday, Dec. 15 in pleasant, mild, partly sunny conditions. The count area consists of a standardized 24km diameter circle, roughly centred on the village of Minden. The goal of the event is to co
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
A snowshoeing-based spinoff of the Hike Haliburton Festival to be called Hike Haliburton Festival: Winter Edition will send snowshoers out into the woods of the highlands next winter.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
A substantial grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation will allow the Friends of the Muskoka Watershed to conduct a study on the use of wood ash to restore calcium levels in the region, a study that will have implications for Haliburton County.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The Township of Minden Hills has launched the Made in Minden: Room for Improvement Contest to name the common room at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
The Dorset Pharmasave opened its doors on Jan. 8, much to the delight of the people of Dorset. Peter Meraw of Minden has always loved driving through Dorset on his commute to some of the relief pharmacy jobs he worked, and he noticed the Health Hub with a
Thursday, January 24, 2019
The Maple Lake Road Association, along with the Township of Algonquin Highlands, is asking residents to stop trespassing on private property along the 25th Line Road off Highway 118, in order to access Maple Lake.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
During upcoming budget deliberations, Haliburton County councillors will decide whether the county should hire a new staff person dedicated to the recruitment of physicians, as well as economic development.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Minden Hills councillors have some work ahead of them, attempting to reduce the size of the tax levy increase in the first draft of the township s 2019 budget.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
The Minden site of Haliburton Highlands Health Services won bragging rights this year for having the highest percentage of its staff vaccinated for the flu from among the five hospitals in the region covered by the health unit.
Monday, February 4, 2019
The cost for the validation phase of the Minden arena project has exceeded the amount Minden Hills council approved for it, by a wide margin.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust has concerns about a snowmobile trail the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association is proposing along an unopened township-owned road allowance in Minden Hills, a road allowance that abuts one of the land trust s proper
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Haliburton County council cost approximately $119,400 to operate during 2018, that being the total of councillors council and committee meeting per diems, mileage payments, and expenses such as accommodations, meals and fees while travelling for conferen
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Last week, two Minden Hills firefighters were honoured for assisting in saving a vital-signs-absent patient early in the new year.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Algonquin Highlands township will work with Buttermilk Falls Resort to help reduce trespassing at the resort, located adjacent to the popular Highway 35 tourist destination from which it takes its name.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Nature s Place, part of the Minden Hills Cultural Centre, was featured in a webinar hosted by the Ontario Museum Association and Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice last week.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Haliburton County councillors have more questions regarding transit after receiving a public transportation implementation plan from consulting firm IBI Group.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Whitewater Ontario, which operates the Minden Wild Water Preserve, is seeking a greater partnership with the Township of Minden Hills, and the organization would like to be a bigger part of the community.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
A planned fundraiser will ask county residents to spend a night in their vehicles to raise awareness of, and funds to combat, homelessness in Haliburton County.
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