Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Never underestimate the power of a fish. There s a 23-pound trout in my office, Miners Bay Lodge owner Russ Wunker says. That s why we are here. He pauses for effect, surveying the members of the Haliburton County Historical Society sitting in the d
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
When you work hard, even the most seemingly insurmountable goals can be achieved, valedictorian Caleb Schmidt told his fellow graduates at last week s commencement ceremony at the high school.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
The rainbow flag international symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community was raised at the Minden Hills township this week.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
The day after Canada Day s heavy rains, Minden is awash with rainbows. More than 50 people congregate on the lawns of the Wild Swan B&B for the first ever Pride Picnic.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
In the wake of disturbing new statistics, police throughout Ontario are gathering forces to spread a new message: Leave the Phone Alone. Distracted driving, which includes the use of handheld devices while driving and the use of in-vehicle entertainment
Thursday, June 30, 2016
The rainbow flag international symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community will fly outside the Minden Hills township office for the week beginning July 4.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The cost of the county s EMS department continues to rise year after year at a rate that Minden Hills Reeve Brent Devolin says is unacceptable.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
SIRCH Community Services accrued a sizeable deficit during the past year and has gone into overdraft, but executive director Gena Robertson is optimistic the organization s financial straits will improve.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Multiple dams in Haliburton County that are part of the feeder system for the Trent Severn Waterway will be repaired or replaced through millions of dollars in federal funding.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Times have certainly changed throughout decades of health care in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Off-road vehicles will remain banned from the Haliburton County Rail Trail, at least for the foreseeable future. Last year, the Haliburton County ATV Association requested that off-road vehicles (ORVs) be allowed on the corridor, where ATVs are permitte
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
The amount of snow, temperature, rainfall, frozen and saturated ground. These are the factors that can contribute to high levels and flooding along the Gull River each spring. Colin Clarke, a water management technician with Parks Canada and Jewel Cunn
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Two structures on the Bark Lake Leadership Centre property burned on Wednesday, June 29. Twenty-five Highlands East firefighters worked to contain the flames, which had spread to some trees that surround the centre, fire chief Bill Wingrove said.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The Trillium Lakelands District School Board will discontinue special education at Minden s Archie Stouffer Elementary School this fall.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The province s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) has approved a number of feed-in tariff (FIT) projects for Minden Hills and Algonquin Highlands.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
If residents spot military jets, choppers, tanks or other vehicles or uniformed personnel in the county early next week, there is no need for concern.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
He s braved the rains to celebrate Canada Day in Minden, and cast a line for Kids and Cops and Canadian Tire Fishing Days.
Friday, July 22, 2016
The Haliburton Highlands OPP are investigating a hit-and-run incident that occurred along County Road 21 in Minden Hills just east of Highway 35 the morning of July 21.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Each new Minden Rotary Club president is asked for three goals. My first goal was to have fun, my second goal was to have fun and my third goal was to have fun with new members, says new president Lynda Litwin, seated in the picnic shelter at Rotary P
Thursday, July 14, 2016
The Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre will host a music festival later this summer, with tickets on sale now. It s similar to what the Haliburton Forest did last year, general manager John Teljeur said in reference to the Forest Festival. That
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
With unanimous approval of the Haliburton Highlands Health Services board of directors, Carolyn Plummer has been appointed president and chief executive officer of the HHHS. The announcement came on the evening of July 7 after several months of reviewing
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Minden s Up River Trading Co. has a new neighbour Up River Trading Co.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Twenty-two officers from the Haliburton Highlands OPP detachment made the province s public salary disclosure list the so-called sunshine list in 2015.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Love fueled grandmothers Mickey Bonham and Sue Reid to start the local chapter in the Highlands for the Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign 10 years ago to help grandmothers in Africa raise a generation of babies orphaned by the AIDS crisis in the 1990
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Cards. Crafts. Going for a walk. Watching the hockey game. There are a multitude of ways community members can spend time with residents of Hyland Crest, says volunteer Pat Bradley.
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