Wednesday, September 18, 2019
The Haliburton County Paramedics have passed their three-year service review with compliments from the health ministry. Paramedic chief Tim Waite told members of the county s EMS advisory committee during a Sept. 10 meeting that he was pleased with the
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
In honour of a recent birthday, Daniel Manley hosted a fundraiser for the Haliburton Highlands Arts Centre Foundation on his social media page and quickly raised $1,000 toward the new organization, which aims to build a world-class performing arts centre
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
When William Dahl purchased what is now the Dahl Forest in the early 1950s, the property a 500-acre piece of land containing nearly three kilometres of waterfront along the Burnt River was actually an abandoned farm.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
The Township of Algonquin Highlands will hire company People Ready to supply staff to help control traffic as thousands of visitors flock to the municipality to check out fall foliage at the Dorset tower and Algonquin Park, located just north of the towns
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
The federal election campaign is underway and, amid a few exploding proverbial bombshells, the major party leaders are busy making stops in communities across Canada, and making promises while they are there.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
As you are reading this article, you know someone in Minden who deserves a volunteer award. Maybe you see them at the local school, helping students with reading, or making sure a hungry child gets a snack. You might have a friend in a service club or org
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Ninety years ago, after the Norland Women s Institute was organized on Sept. 11, 1929, women gathered at the home of first president, Leslie Stephens. They paid their annual fee of 25 cents, and they got to work.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
On a Monday morning in September, just past 9 a.m., the streets of Minden village are quiet with students in school and traffic from the workday commute at its destination, so the sound of weighted discs sliding along the shuffleboard courts located next
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Under a grey sky, just outside Thunder Bay, Terry Fox s last day of running was on Sept. 1, 1980. He later died from complications related to his cancer. He was just 22. Despite his death and the end of his run, it was the start of something greater.
Friday, September 13, 2019
During a special meeting on Sept. 6, Haliburton County councillors instructed the county s chief administrative officer, along with the CAOs of the county s four, lower-tier townships, to draft a request for proposals for a service delivery and governance
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
The Communities In Action committee is recommending that the Township of Minden Hills more clearly define Pritchard Lane, and perhaps install some infrastructure to make the area safer for pedestrians.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Jamie Schmale says his top priority is driving down the cost of living for residents of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
A group of students and community members joined together on County Road 21 outside the high school in Haliburton on Friday afternoon demanding action on climate change as part of the Global Climate Strike.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Have you ever felt compelled to support and aid something in nature? Set up a protection screen, create a small roof, put it in a box or wrap it with support? For example, on the farm I grew up on, we had massive birch trees in the front yard. My father w
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
County councillors approved an ideal goal of 750 additional affordable rental units being created in Haliburton County by 2029.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
At a Sept. 25 county council meeting, Councillor Carol Moffatt expressed frustrations with a meeting with Doug McNeil, special advisor on flooding, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, earlier in the month.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Work-to-rule began Sept. 30 for CUPE members, which includes educational assistants, clerical staff, custodians and library staff across the province, including the Trillium Lakelands District School Board, after two additional days of contract negotiatio
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Wayne uses long-handled tongs to pull a piece of clay, already bisque-fired and glazed from the red hot kiln, quickly moving it to a pit where Sylvia stands, ready for the next step of the centuries-old Raku process they have made their specialty
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Sue Shikaze, health promoter with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit updated county council on Sept. 25 on her work with a new portfolio at the health unit that focuses on climate change and health through a climate change health vu
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Standardized test results for school boards and individual schools were released on Sept. 25 giving teachers and administrators an indication of where students are succeeding in academics and where more work needs to be done.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Much of the Coalition of Equitable Water Flow s annual communications meeting, held Sept. 14 at the Haliburton fish hatchery celebrated the work done through what was described as being a critical relationship between CEWF and the Trent-Severn Waterway,
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
If there s a recipe in your collection that is a must-share, or that you d like to live on outside of your kitchen on the printed page, the Kinmount Legion wants to see it.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Parents of students at Archie Stouffer Elementary School say they and their children have been through a whirlwind of emotions for about two weeks as they anticipated reorganization of classes for kindergarten and Grade 7 8 students.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Jim Garbutt, owner of Garbutt Disposal, came to Minden Hills council chambers last week looking for answers regarding a delegation he d made to council in May, exchanges between him and Mayor Brent Devolin becoming tense at times.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
It is partially the element of the unknown that keeps Joyce Pruysers-Emmink and Peter Emmink of Ivy Cottage Fusion Arts drawn to the art of fused glass.
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