Monday, May 8, 2017
While the Gull River continues to flood Minden, on the morning of Monday, May 8, the rate at which the river is rising was beginning to ease up, and Minden Hills Reeve and Haliburton County Warden Brent Devolin expected the Gull to crest within a few days
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Due to flooding in Minden Hills, the township issued a state of emergency on Saturday, May 6.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Standing with several volunteers, under a cloudy sky on the shore of Halls Lake, the Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association (HHOA) manager Randy Charter watched with pride as the boat with Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) representativ
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
When Gladys Fowler was growing up, her father grew vegetable gardens on their two-acre property. He arranged different crops in long rows, beans in one, peas in another, on and on. She remembers helping out with the garden and the hours spent doing one ta
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Algonquin Highlands township is on the verge of signing of five-year contract with WSP Canada for the re-inspection of septic systems in the municipality.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Spending Saturday night with a bunch of cops may not necessarily sound like a good time, but that will be the case when The Cruisers bring some 50s and 60s rock n roll to the Minden Curling Club on May 13.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
For Masons, a visit from the Grand Master is a rare occurrence. Representing all Masonic lodges in Ontario, Grand Master John C. Green isn t able to make appearances at all of the locations he oversees.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Since March 31, 2016 just fewer than 6,000 acres of forest have been harvested in Haliburton County, an annual report from forestry officer and weed inspector James Rogers showed. Rogers said most of the cutting was done within regulations, and that only
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Haliburton County will make a request to the provincial government that the municipality become the ultimate approval authority on official plan amendments, a change that could save residents thousands of dollars in fees.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Heavy rains on May 1 and 2 have led to flooding throughout Haliburton County and put many of the reservoir and flow-through lakes of the Trent Severn Waterway at or above capacity.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
An interactive drama coming to Minden will allow audience members the chance to confront a homophobic bully.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
For the second time in just more than four years, flooding of the Gull River plunged Minden Hills township into a state of emergency last weekend.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
A full house came out to support Ducks Unlimited at the 12th annual conservation dinner and charity auction in Minden on May 5.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Despite rain, the Minden Food Bank and Community Centre was a bustling place on May 13.
Monday, May 15, 2017
Minden Hills township will have engineering assessments performed on Water Street, the Sunny Brook bridge (main street bridge) and the downtown stretch of Bobcaygeon Road before those thoroughfares are reopened to traffic.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Carl Dixon, who played for a time with The Guess Who, will bring the songs of the iconic Canadian rock band to Minden s Canada Day celebrations.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The average response time to EMS calls in Haliburton County is 12 minutes, or about 18 minutes if the villages of Haliburton and Minden are excluded.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The Wildcats LEGO team sits around a school table, speaking about their lifelong love for LEGO. Grade 6 students Collin Thorpe and Broden Boisvert along with Grade 5 student Taylor Sharpless won silver at the Skills Ontario Competition LEGO Mechanics Cha
Friday, May 12, 2017
Minden Hills residents who ve been affected by the flood can now apply for disaster relief assistance from the provincial government.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
When camera crews and news programs come to Minden to report on flooding that has sent the town into a state of emergency, they seek out Kirsten Monk.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The local health unit intends to stay the course when it comes to educating youth about the risks of marijuana use.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Keeping the mind healthy is just as important as the rest of the body, says Alzheimer Society public education co-ordinator Carolyn Hemminger, and there are tangible things that can be done to improve memory and stay sharp.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The Rotary Club of Minden has received two honours for their commitment to Rotary International ideals.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Minden Hills Reeve and Haliburton County Warden Brent Devolin says he s hopeful the Gull River through Minden may crest within the next day or so.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Downtown Minden businesses have largely remained open despite flooding in the area that caused the township to declare a state of emergency.
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