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.
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
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
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
Journalist Andrew Clark first started looking into the execution of Canadian soldier Harold Pringle following the Second World War because of a story told to him by his own grandfather, who had served in Italy.
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
Algonquin Highlands township continues to work at providing additional parking space along Little Hawk Lake Road and Big Hawk Lake Road, which both lead to docking areas for water-access properties, and which become crammed with parked vehicles during the
A delightful musical treat is coming to Haliburton singer songwriter Danny Michel performs a solo concert on Friday, Sept. 20, 8 p.m. at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion. It s a show sure to warm your heart, make you smile and even, as Toron
Haliburton County councillors, along with the county s senior staffers, took part in a goals and objectives exercise on Sept 6. in a session that was scheduled to last about six hours.
The session was facilitated by consultant Erik Lockhart, and was to e
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.
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
Councillors heard a presentation from brothers Blaine Cooper and Blair Johnson, encouraging council to revisit regulations in the township s zoning bylaw that prohibit camping on private property.
As Cooper and Johnson explained, they have traditionall
Council defers governance review RFP
Haliburton County council continues to work toward having a service delivery and governance review performed for the municipality and its four, lower-tier townships.
Councillors have been discussing a review, which
As winter slowly melts away and the weather gets wetter and then warmer, signs of summer start popping up across the county: busier roads, sunnier days, more visible skin, and the iconic chip truck. The trucks or stands, wagons, booths can be found in
The provincial government will proceed with municipal funding cuts in 2020, Premier Doug Ford confirmed during the annual Association of Municipalities conference in Ottawa last week.
Those cuts will come in areas of public health and childcare and will
The Ford government has instructed school boards that they must create exemption policies for students whose parents wish to remove them from the sex ed portion of the health and physical education curriculum. However, while Ford said during the election
The Dahl Forest in Minden Hills became the setting for learning when Minden resident Jaime Bilodeau, her partner and her two-year-old daughter, Holly, set out on a hike with the Explore Kits for Kids backpack.
Councillors on the county s roads committee would like to see the data collected by the county s digital radar traffic signs analyzed and if it s demonstrated that certain areas present systemic speeding issues, have that information passed to the OPP.
The Township of Algonquin Highlands is sending a letter to the Ministry of Transportation with its concerns about how delays with the ministry s approval process are holding up projects in the township.
The Minden Hills Cultural Centre provided the setting and backdrop for a live history performance on Aug. 10. The Live History theatre company troupe customized the interactive show, called In Time, to the location and history of the area. Guests arrived