Monday, January 18, 2016
A Minden family has lost their home and a pet after a fire destroyed a house on South Lake on Jan. 12. Minden Hills fire chief Doug Schell said the department got the first call regarding the blaze in the Whispering Pines neighbourhood off Hamilton Ro
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Haliburton County will likely be closing its tourist information centre on Highway 35. It s just a matter of when. Members of the county s tourism committee received a report on the future of the centre from tourism director Amanda Virtanen during a
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Bernie and Jim Davis are avid travellers and wherever they go they are interacting with frontline staff at restaurants, grocery stores and gas stations. Their impression of any town or region is shaped by the interactions they have with the workers they e
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Two area not-for-profits and one municipality are moving forward with community projects after their applications were accepted by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
It was a showing of Muscle Shoals at Haliburton s Those Other Movies that led county residents Jim and Bernie Davis to the Alabama town for which the documentary is named.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Winter s late arrival in Haliburton County this year is not having much of an impact for the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association.
Monday, January 11, 2016
Two people were injured and the fire marshal s office is investigating after a cottage near Coboconk exploded during the weekend.
Friday, January 8, 2016
A 29-year-old Minden man has been airlifted to hospital in Toronto with serious injuries after getting pinned between a truck and a trailer.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
A few months wasn t enough time to organize the Pond Tourney with Bernie, said its organizer John Teljeur.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
When they immigrated to Canada from India in 2002, Peter and Dipa Shah had $2,000.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
With the flu season just ramping up, it s difficult to gauge how effective this year s vaccines will be, but as always, the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit is encouraging residents to get the shot.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
The Haliburton County Fair will be condensed into one day and will be held in June rather than August this year. The board for the fair, which is run by the Minden Agricultural Society, recently decided that in 2016 the event will take place on a s
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Ontario is a hub for human trafficking and the sex trade, a report from the province s select committee on sexual violence and harassment has concluded.
Friday, December 18, 2015
Alnoor Gowani was a 13-year-old Grade 8 student when he was given a Junior Citizen of the Year Award from the Ontario Community Newspaper Association in 2009 for saving a drowning man from the Gull River.
Friday, December 18, 2015
Miners Bay resident Jim Love was flabbergasted when he saw a message from a family member supporting a petition encouraging the stemming of refugees to Canada.
Friday, December 18, 2015
After successfully beta testing a music program for people with dementia, Minden s long-term care home will now offer the full video series to residents as part of their activity complement.
Friday, December 18, 2015
Haliburton County residents should expect at least a 3.85 per cent increase in their upper-tier property taxes for 2016.
Friday, December 18, 2015
The Howland Junction trestle bridge, located along the Haliburton County Rail Trail, will require significant work in 2016.
Friday, December 18, 2015
The popular Young Eagles program run out of the Stanhope airport might be in trouble due to a decline in the number of volunteer pilots.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Christmas cards are a lost art for most, but for a pair of childhood neighbours, it s a 62-year-old tradition. Arthur Clarke and David Harding have been sending the same card back and forth since they were 13. Now both 75, the former Toronto neighbours
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
I m overwhelmed each year, says Ron Reid. Reid, who is the co-ordinator of the annual Minden Christmas basket program, is talking about the generosity of the community.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
The Ontario Highlands Tourism Organization s Welcome to Nowhere promotional campaign for the regional tourism area encompassing Haliburton County, Hastings and municipalities throughout the Ottawa Valley was a success, according to OHTO s executive dire
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
When Moore Lake Property Owners Association president Ed Russo started cottaging 1999, he didn t think anything was wrong with a bright green lawn stretching down to the water s edge. It was a common sight.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
The ground shook as the stone that had encased the Pritchard House for decades fell from its place Monday.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
The developer behind the condominium complex under construction on Minden s Newcastle Street began a meeting last week for residents of the building by apologizing for the collapse of a shoring wall at the site Nov. 1.
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