Last week, viewers watching Salvage Kings, a Canadian television series that features demolition and salvage teams from Priestly Demolition Inc., caught a glimpse of Minden in a segment featuring a rare British-American oil collection that once belonged t
There is an increasing trend of young families moving to the county and starting small farms, members of council heard from Larry Clarke and Jean Neville, also a Minden Hills councillor, as they made a presentation on behalf of Harvest Haliburton.
For 30 years, SIRCH Community Services has had a mission. As needs in the community become apparent, especially gaps and issues affecting those most vulnerable, SIRCH often develops and implements programs to help.
Sue Shikaze, health promoter with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit updated county council on Sept. 25 on her work with a new portfolio at the health unit that focuses on climate change and health through a climate change health vu
An experiment using a hired company to help control tourist traffic during the busy fall foliage season in Algonquin Highland has proven effective, staff say, with the township s director of parks, rec and trails saying he d like to repeat the practice ne
Following a housing summit that took place in West Guilford on Oct. 18, Algonquin Highlands Mayor Carol Moffatt asked fellow county councillors if there was any interest in a county-created housing task force.
On Oct. 17, the Ministry of Health announced $68 million in funding for small- and medium-sized hospitals across the province. Haliburton Highlands Health Services received one-time funding of $99,000, which CEO Carolyn Plummer said in her October report
The Red Hawks ended the 2019 Kawartha High School Football League season on a high note, dominating the visiting Saints of St. Peter Catholic Secondary School to the tune of 28-7.
It was their first win of the six-game season.
Canadian mystery novelist Barbara Fradkin was singing the praises of the library at the Friends of the Haliburton County Public Library Gala on Sunday, Oct. 27 at Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre in Haliburton.
Nick Sutcliffe said The Kanta Chronicles represents the greatest accomplishment in his life.
The Carnarvon resident s epic debut novel is set in the fictional world of Bolfodier and spans two generations, focusing on the lives of four members of the Hou
The Halls and Hawk Property Owners Association has asked Algonquin Highlands council to revisit its decision to close the Hawk Lake landfill in two years time, converting it to a transfer station instead, but council will stand by its decision.
Along with winning back his seat in the House of Commons in the Oct. 21 election, Jamie Schmale also
took first place in Student Vote, an exercise conducted at schools across the riding, as part of a larger
The County of Haliburton will proceed with the replacement of the bridge along Little Hawk Lake Road (County Road 13) with both federal and provincial funding in place to help with the cost of the project.
The numbers for what the year looked like for the Haliburton County Development Corporation were discussed at the organization s annual general meeting at Red Umbrella Inn on Oct.10.
In 2019, 60 loans were approved for local businesses, affecting 350 job
Moisture-related issues due to inadequate insulation were the topic at Algonquin Highlands council again on Oct. 3, when operations manager Adam Thorn reported damage caused by a leaky roof at the Dorset public works garage on Kawagama Lake Road.
Standardized test results for school boards and individual schools were released on Sept. 25 giving teachers and administrators an indication of where students are succeeding in academics and where more work needs to be done.
Jim Garbutt, owner of Garbutt Disposal, came to Minden Hills council chambers last week looking for answers regarding a delegation he d made to council in May, exchanges between him and Mayor Brent Devolin becoming tense at times.
At a Sept. 25 county council meeting, Councillor Carol Moffatt expressed frustrations with a meeting with Doug McNeil, special advisor on flooding, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, earlier in the month.
Have you ever felt compelled to support and aid something in nature? Set up a protection screen, create a small roof, put it in a box or wrap it with support? For example, on the farm I grew up on, we had massive birch trees in the front yard. My father w