Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Elected officials, township staff and volunteers joined together during the evening of Dec. 7 for the annual township Christmas dinner and social, held at the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Community Centre.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
If you came late to this year s Haliburton County inauguration you would be hard pressed to find a seat let alone much standing room at the back of council chambers in Minden.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Former Minden Hills deputy mayor Cheryl Murdoch foresees travel and volunteerism in her future, as she reflects on nearly four decades in public office.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Two deer are alive after they were retrieved from the icy surface of Lake Kashagawigamog, where they were stranded on the morning of Saturday, Dec. 8.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Haliburton County, and its lower-tier townships, have jointly attained the services of an integrity commissioner, county councillors confirming that appointment during their Dec. 12 meeting.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
One of the first decisions that the new councils of Haliburton County s townships, and the upper-tier council of the county, will have to make in the term is whether they want to opt out of allowing marijuana stores within their boundaries.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Tickets for the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation s seventh annual Cash for Care lottery fundraiser are now available.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Haliburton County councillors received a report during a Nov. 28 meeting regarding the transportation implementation plan it hired firm IBI Group to complete for the municipality.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
In his opening remarks to a new council, Mayor Brent Devolin said diversity will be our strength at the inaugural meeting of the 2018-2022 Minden Hills council.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
I m honoured to have the opportunity to continue to be mayor of this amazing community, said Algonquin Highlands Mayor Carol Moffatt as the township s new council was sworn in during its Dec. 4 inaugural meeting. This term will mark the sixth term of co
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Just a week shy of the third year anniversary of a car accident that saw her trapped in a mail carrier van, postal worker Teresa Graham had the opportunity to thank face-to-face the first responders who climbed into the vehicle with her and worked to free
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Minden Hills residents got a glimpse of what a new arena and renovated community centre could look like earlier this week, and Minden Hills approved additional funding for what is being referred to as the validation phase of the project, that phase esse
Thursday, December 20, 2018
A phone call to Algonquin Highlands council from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister for the Status of Women Maryam Monsef was celebrated with a round of applause after it occurred at a Dec. 13 council meeting.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
The Ford government is conducting a review of the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund, which provides annual funds to municipal governments, as it seeks to decrease the provincial debt.
Friday, December 21, 2018
On April 2, 1946, Morgan Prentice purchased a sirloin steak for 60 cents, and some beef for $1.10, from Harry Easton Butcher, according to yellowing receipts that are now more than 70 years old.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
The murder trial of one-time Minden resident Garry Handlen was wrapping up in B.C. Supreme Court this week. Handlen, who was living on Minden s Anson Street at the time, was arrested in November of 2014, in connection to the killings of two British Colu
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
No matter what you might have seen in a fishing hut before, fish stories aside, you likely haven t seen anything like this.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association is hoping the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will revisit its decision to cease its assistance in an egg collection program that supplies eggs for the Haliburton Fish Hatchery.
Friday, December 21, 2018
In a display of perfect timing, on Dec. 11 as Heather Kirby of Kawartha Lakes Food Source was thanking representatives of the Minden Food Centre, the Kinmount Baptist Church, and numerous volunteers who collaborated together to open a new Kinmount and Ar
Friday, December 21, 2018
Food tourism co-ordinator keeping it local Haliburton County s food tourism co-ordinator is preaching the power of keeping it local as she goes about creating a food supply chain in the county that pairs producers with purveyors. Lila Sweet was recent
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Minden Hills council will look at a licensing system for short-term rental accommodations within the township.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Haliburton County council, along with the councils of its lower-tier municipalities, has opted in to allowing marijuana stores within its boundaries, and asked staff to produce a municipal cannabis policy statement.
Friday, December 21, 2018
Dorset library branch, within the Dorset Recreation Centre is moving closer to becoming a multi-use space.
Monday, December 24, 2018
Emily Stonehouse, economic development, destination and marketing officer for the Township of Minden Hills, gave councillors an overview of her plans for 2019, during a December council meeting.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
The 52nd annual Minden Christmas Bird Count was held on Saturday, Dec. 15 in pleasant, mild, partly sunny conditions. The count area consists of a standardized 24km diameter circle, roughly centred on the village of Minden. The goal of the event is to co
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