Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Budget discussions are underway in Algonquin Highlands, with two meetings held last week on Feb. 13 and 15, and one planned for the first week of March.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Angie Steckle grips a great horned owl around its small feathered body, its injured talon in the hands of retired veterinarian Jennifer Coates. The nursery ICU at Woodlands Wildlife Sanctuary is busy with humans and animals, but the bird is calm. Its wide
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Councillors unanimously voted to up the rate of pay for firefighters in Algonquin Highlands after a report from fire chief Mike Cavanagh recommended the increased compensation.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
The Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association (HHOA) has asked the county for funding support to help restore Gould s Creek.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Minden s Jordyn Greer will be joining dozens of young women aged 13 to 26 gathering in Sudbury this May, to compete in the 13th annual Miss North Ontario pageant. The 18-year-old high school graduate was recently chosen to represent the Haliburton Highlan
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Tears welled up in Barb Davies eyes watching the 40 children, mostly from Wilberforce Elementary School, meet with Haliburton s Matt Duchene after he helped the Ottawa Senators beat the New York Rangers 6-3 in a matinee on Feb. 17 at the Canadian Tire Ce
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Weather including a downpour of freezing rain might have affected the numbers of people who turned out for Kinmount s Winterfest on Feb. 10 and 11, but not their spirit.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
When Bethan McCutcheon is out in Minden with her two boys, Tecwyn and Tathan, they re greeted with smiles and friendly banter. Her kids are included at the park and welcomed in the grocery store.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
The idea for Marie Gage s first children s book came from watching her grandchild, Blake, and his love of monkeys.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Following a request from minor hockey organizers, Minden Hills staff decided to provide matching rates for hall rentals to those provided by Dysart et al. Director of community services Mark Coleman presented councillors with details on the situation and
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Dysart fire department is again warning people to exercise caution on frozen lakes following an early morning rescue on Friday.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
There s nothing like the real thing. Forget about any of the incarnations of the popular video game Gran Turismo or any driving simulators. Forget even about virtual reality. Driving at the Minden Fairgrounds this past weekend, I didn t need any high tech
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
And so on Feb. 8, 55 girls from Grades 4 to 6 left their classrooms and joined together in the library in a safe space with 12 intermediate students, Austin, and FearlesslyGiRL founder, Kate Whitfield.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Staff have been able to find savings across several departments at the Township of Minden Hills, lowering the financial shortfall in the 2018 budget.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Chamber of Commerce members met over breakfast to discuss recommendations that affect their small businesses to bring to Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock political candidates ahead of this year s election.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Staff for the Township of Minden Hills say a public boat launch proposal from the Bob Lake Association would cost much more than what the association has estimated.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Over the week of Jan. 29 to Feb. 4, Haliburton Highlands OPP responded to 87 calls with issues including traffic complaints, neighbour disputes, domestic disputes and animal complaints. There were 23 vehicle collisions and three of those involved deer. O
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Ed and Grace Schuurmans, who said they moved to the Blairhampton Triangle, three years ago from the Kitchener area, have been renovating their house. While on one of their frequent visits to Cottage Country Building Supplies, just five minutes up the r
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Police are issuing reminders about ice safety to the public following two accidents on lakes in Haliburton County.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Algonquin Highlands council is seeking further information before it would sign a contract allowing internet provider Xplornet install equipment on the Dorset tower.
Saturday, February 3, 2018
On Feb.2 at approximately 9:20 p.m., officers from the Haliburton Highlands detachment of the OPP, with the assistance of the Algonquin Highlands fire department and Haliburton County Paramedic Services responded to a call pertaining to a side-by-side ve
Friday, February 2, 2018
The recording of council meetings in Algonquin Highlands is prohibited, except with permission of the mayor, according a new procedural bylaw.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Just more than a week after its parent company entered compulsory liquidation in the U.K., Carillion Canada was granted creditor protection last week, although the company insists that should not impact operations.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
When it comes to ice racing, four friends and co-workers at Minden Subaru say they love the thrill of competition and the sense of community at the ice track at the Minden Fairgrounds.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Games cancelled due to the effect of mild weather on the rinks carefully crafted at the Canadian National Pond Hockey Championships (CNPHC) didn t deter the enthusiasm of the players, volunteers or event organizer John Teljeur.
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