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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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
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 16, 2017
Downtown Minden businesses have largely remained open despite flooding in the area that caused the township to declare a state of emergency.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The Rotary Club of Minden has received two honours for their commitment to Rotary International ideals.
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 local health unit intends to stay the course when it comes to educating youth about the risks of marijuana use.
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 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.
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.
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