Under a blazing summer sun, Brandy Wilson of Haliburton gave thanks to the record crowd of 375 registered participants about to start the 47th annual Highland Yard running event this past Sunday morning in Minden that would go on to fundraise more than $2
Over the winter holidays at Michael Bainbridge and Brigitte Gall s house in Minden, something magical was happening. Like in many other homes, friends and family were gathered and good times were being had. But at the Bainbridge-Gall house, a new idea wa
While sipping a beverage of choice while taking a lazy-river meander on an inflatable raft or tube during a sunny, summer afternoon may be a preferred activity for some, residents may want to be aware that consuming alcohol on a floatie of any kind is tec
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.
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.
The Township of Minden Hills has rented four trailers that will temporarily serve as landfill attendants shelters at its waste disposal sites, as the buildings the township had been using do not meet the building code.
Haliburton County council chambers will get an additional digital screen, as well as an audio system that will include microphones for councillors and staff, and assisted listening devices for members of the public who may require them.
Just because it s summer doesn t mean the Community Support Services is going on holidays.
Through the Community Support Services programming, area residents are assisted with living a full and healthy life, whether it s the 12-week Falls Prevention Prog
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
Amalgamation is a dirty word, says Minden Hills Mayor Brent Devolin, adding that when previous rounds of municipal amalgamations have taken place within Ontario, it s been at the behest of the provincial government.
With every steaming or iced coffee Oliver Zielke sells, he shares with his customers the health benefits of drinking freshly roasted coffee, like that served at the Rebel Elixir Coffee Roastery booth he sets up at local farmers markets. Lately, when he s
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,
A little more than three months before marijuana is set to become legal across the country, it s clear there remain numerous unanswered questions for law enforcement officials and local governments alike.
South Lake cottager Spiro Papadatos has seen his share of irresponsible things done on the lake in his seven years of cottaging. However, several weeks ago, he witnessed a mistake that could have had severe consequences.