Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Fashion Dictates, an exhibit exploring the hottest Victorian and Edwardian fashion (literally, it must have been so hot to wear this stuff), is now showing at the bank building at the Minden Hills Museum.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
A wood-fuelled district heating system for Haliburton Village is cancelled after the province s new PC government terminated the contract last week, and similar projects proposed for Minden and Highlands East will not proceed.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The sixth annual Bigwin Gala was held on Saturday, July 7, on Bigwin Island. The gala is the summer premier fundraising event organized and run by volunteers and the Lake of Bays Marine Museum and Navigation Society (S.S. Bigwin, registered charity). It
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Historically, gatherings known as pink teas were occasions for women to organize and strategize in their pursuit of women s rights. These gatherings were often executed in ultra-feminine guise, which hid behind such established female frivolities as
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The Kinmount Highland Games was an all-day event on Saturday, July 14 at the Kinmount Fairgrounds. Seven bagpipe and drums bands from all over the province performed a mass band march.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The female victim of a reported kidnapping has been located safely and there are no public safety concerns, the Haliburton Highlands OPP said in a press release issued Tuesday, July 17.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Provincial offences court proceedings, which were suspended in Minden as of July 1, 2017, should resume early next year.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
A merger of the Peterborough Regional Health Centre and Lindsay s Ross Memorial Hospital, integrating the two into one hospital network with two sites, would not disrupt the services that Haliburton Highlands Health Services receives from those hospitals,
Thursday, July 12, 2018
On Monday, the county s fire chiefs issued a total fire ban for Haliburton County.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Days into a sweltering heat wave that had resulted in up to 70 deaths in Quebec, local elected officials, senior municipal staff and concerned residents of Haliburton County gathered in the basement of the United Church in Minden to hear how communities
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Residents have undoubtedly noticed the construction taking place on Highway 35 through Minden. That work, being performed by Fowler Construction, is being done along a 5.5-kilometre stretch of the highway from just south of County Road 121 to just nort
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Minden Hills council met in a special meeting last week and supported a recommendation from township staff to award a major renovation project of the S.G. Nesbitt Arena and Community Centre that could cost $10 million and a three per cent increase to the
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
It takes constant effort to write well, MC Mike Jaycock told the group of writers gathered in Haliburton on Wednesday evening. Over the course of his career, he learned the importance of sentence structure, research, proofreading and the resolution it
Friday, July 27, 2018
The nomination period for municipal elections on Oct. 22 closed at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 27 and final unofficial candidates list are in.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
The Trillium Lakelands District School Board has issued an open letter to students, staff and parents regarding changes to the public school curriculum under Ontario s new provincial government.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
A Hydro One substation on Cty. Rd. 21 caught fire the afternoon of Thursday, July 26. Power was out for more than 22,000 customers. Roads in the area were closed. Photo by Emily Coysh
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Minden residents are recovering from the effects of a severe thunderstorm that dumped rain and golfball-sized hailstones on the area, damaging property and causing some nervewracking moments for those waiting it out last Thursday.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The Minden Hills fire department contained a small gas leak into the Gull River on the afternoon of Sunday, July 29.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
The fire chiefs of Haliburton County announced Thursday, July 26 that the fire ban has been lifted.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Information about health inspections of area restaurants, beauty body art businesses and recreational water facilities is now much easier to find.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
A request made by Rogers Communication to allow a temporary installation on the Dorset Tower was denied by councillors. Rogers representative Omar Lababidi made the presentation to council, stating the reason for the request was to help improve service d
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
This is the last week for prospective candidates to file their papers for nomination and get on the ballot in the 2018 municipal election.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Coverage of flooding in Minden last year, which forced the town to declare a state of emergency, was recognized in the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards, announced last week.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
U-Links Centre for Community Based Research has expanded its capacity for research and volunteer projects and is asking anyone with proposals to get in touch as soon as possible.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Valerie Kuinka is so excited about the numerous highlights of the Highlands Opera Studio s 12th season, the general director of the studio practically sings as she passionately shares the details of the 2018 schedule.
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