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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
It s a beautiful day in Haliburton and I m inside my Echo office banging my head against a desk because I m not good at writing personal introductions like this.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott is glad that victims of human trafficking in Ontario will have greater recourse after the government passed Bill 96, the Anti-Human Trafficking Act, into law in Queen s Park last week.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
It looks like residents of Bob Lake may sue the property owner who blocked access to a long-used boat launch on his property last year.
Friday, May 26, 2017
A state of emergency that has been in place in Minden Hills for nearly three weeks due to flooding was lifted on the morning of Friday, May 26, and the Bobcaygeon Road bridge was being reopened to vehicles.
Monday, May 29, 2017
Finance committee chairman David Gray gave a report to the board at its May 25 meeting in which he explained the clean bill of health the corporation had been given by the auditor.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
A remarkable group of individuals from Archie Stouffer Elementary School (ASES) took a break from going above and beyond to be celebrated on May 17.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The Haliburton Highlands Outdoor Association is looking to a popular East Coast fundraising idea to help them meet growing financial demands.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
The Bobcaygeon Road bridge in downtown Minden will remain closed to vehicular traffic for a while yet, but has been reopened to pedestrian use.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Algonquin Highlands council is supporting a resolution from neighbouring Lake of Bays council that a request go to the Ministry of Transportation to rename the stretch of Highway 60 from Highway 11 to the west gate of Algonquin Park as the Tom Thomson Par
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
As flooding in the county begins to dry up, the Ontario Provincial Police are warning residents, cottagers and business owners against flood fraudsters who may be looking to cash in on the damage.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The streets of Minden will once again be decorated with hand painted banners, after artists responded enthusiastically to a revival of the Festival of Banners project.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
The provincial government is making changes to the Ontario Municipal Board, a body that hears appeals on municipal planning decisions, effectively replacing the board with what it is calling a local planning review tribunal.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Haliburton County will apply for funding through the province s Central East Local Health Integration Network for the second attempt at a community paramedicine program.
Thursday, June 8, 2017
A new ice cream parlour in Norland is ready to serve up deliciousness just in time for summer. What s the Scoop? Ice Cream and Desserts opened on the weekend of May 24, in the former home of Café Dieme, along Highway 35 at the village s main...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust increased their funds by more than a third in 2016, thanks in large part to their new charity golf tournament.
Thursday, June 8, 2017
It took 24 hours for the customers of Indigodragonfly to raise more than $3,300 to help people in Minden get back on their feet after the community was flooded last month.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
A ride in a taxi during a visit to London, England, almost 30 years ago was more meaningful than Kevin Shea intended.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
The Highlands Food and Beverage Showcase has it all food, entertainment, silent auction, even a pickling competition all while promoting local culinary tourism and raising money for two important causes.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Cathy Fisher is excited about the 153rd annual Haliburton County Fair. Fisher, a Minden resident, is not only working on the fair board, but she s a grandmother to two kids under five and loves to see their excitement.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Cathy Fisher is excited about the 153rd annual Haliburton County Fair.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Earlier this year, Haliburton County was designated as an exceptional area for environmental education by the United Nations.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Residents of Sandy Bay Road along the shores of Gull Lake are asking Minden Hills township to do a better job on maintenance of the thoroughfare.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Ron Mahler, a pastor, author, and eightyear resident of Minden has been shortlisted by the Word Guild (a national association of Canadian writers) in the Best New Canadian Manuscript Contest sponsored by Castle Quay Books. The manuscript is entitled The B
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
A Minden weekender who has been visiting the town for more than 50 years is pitching in to help the community.
Thursday, June 8, 2017
John Van Berlo will be entering the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, thanks in part to his young entrepreneurial daughter.
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