Friday, September 18, 2015
EVENTS -- It's a first for Minden Hills. On Sept. 14, the organizers of Minden's annual Terry Fox Run were joined by council members to hoist the Terry Fox Run flag at the municipal building for the first time in the history of the local event...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
EVENT -- It's a special year for the Terry Fox Run. Thirty-five years ago, Fox dipped his artificial leg into the Atlantic Ocean and embarked on the Marathon of Hope. The Manitoba native ran 5,375 kilometres over the course of 143 days...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
EVENT -- From live cooking demos to garlic-themed children's activities, the eighth annual Haliburton County Garlic Fest had something for everyone. Held on Aug. 22 on the grounds of the Stanhope Community Centre, the event brought garlic experts...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
VIDEO -- It took Geoff Hodgson six hours to swim from Ingoldsby to Head Lake Park, but it was all worth it. Hodgson’s 15 kilometre swim on Aug. 15 was his way of raising awareness and money to save rhinos from poachers...
Monday, August 17, 2015
VIDEO -- Downtown Haliburton was abuzz with activity on July 31 for the 34th annual Midnight Madness event. The festivities included children's activities, a magic show, dancing demonstrations...
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
EVENTS -- Brenda Turnour wasn’t hoping for rain on the day of the first Dorset Art and Garden tour, but she wasn’t hoping for too much sun, either...
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
EVENTS -- There’s nothing quite like painting in the outdoors. Every year, Highlands East hosts a Plein Air Arts Festival and invites artists to some of the municipality’s most beautiful corners...
Thursday, May 21, 2015
EVENT -- Paula Kirkland was on the road by 4 a.m. so she could get an early start to her day of geocaching. Known among geocachers as Inuksuk Builder...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
EVENT -- Students at Archie Stouffer Elementary School (ASES) raised close to $4,000 in support of pediatric cancer research as part of the Pedal for Hope campaign...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
EVENT -- The 50s came alive in Haliburton for the Highlands Summer Festival’s (HSF) Grease sing-along. On May 9, Sean Pennylegion and a group of fellow HSF board members hosted...
Monday, April 13, 2015
EVENTS -- Hundreds of people from across Haliburton County stopped in at the Lloyd Watson Centre in Wilberforce for the annual Maple Syrup Festival...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
EVENT -- Unbeknownst to its organizers and the community, last summer's edition of Dusk Dances would be the final curtain call on what was an annual tradition in Haliburton's Head Lake Park...
Friday, February 13, 2015
EVENTS -- For the second straight year, Minden residents and businesses have stepped forward to support their angels. Harper Tiffin, and Tathan and Tecwyn McCutcheon live with Angelman Syndrome...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
EVENTS -- Parents, families and ballet enthusiasts were treated to a magical weekend thanks to Julie Barban’s annual production of The Nutcracker...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
EVENTS -- Two communities in Haliburton County have raised over $16,000 for cancer research by participating in the annual Terry Fox Run. The events, which were both held on Sept. 14, raised $12,094 in Minden and $3,950 in Haliburton. "Since 1994...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
EVENTS -- With Canadian flags in their hands and cameras ready for a photo-op, hundreds of people gathered at Head Lake Park on July 6 for Matt Duchene Day. The born and bred ...

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Thursday, July 10, 2014
EVENTS -- On a picture-perfect day in the Haliburton Highlands, the community came together to shine a spotlight on epilepsy research and those who live with the neurological disorder...

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Thursday, July 10, 2014
EVENTS -- Canoe FM listeners heard the call for help and gave what they could. As a result, Haliburton County’s community radio station raised $29,000 during their sixth annual Radiothon...

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Thursday, July 3, 2014
EVENTS -- This year, one of the first donations the Woudstra family received for their annual running event in support of epilepsy research came from a mom in Saskatchewan. “[She] lost her son Tyler in 2010 as a result of a seizure...

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
EVENTS -- By now, everybody has heard of Zumba. But what about Aqua Zumba? On June 28, Barb Shaw led a pool full of women through the area’s first Aqua Zumba class. The music...

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Monday, June 16, 2014
EVENTS -- This year’s Relay for Life may not have been the grand affair of years past, but it still managed to bring in over $7,000 for cancer research and support programs. The event took place in Minden on June 13.

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
EVENTS -- There’s a good chance that even a kitchen sink will be found at Head Lake Park on June 14. That’s because the Trash 'N' Treasures sale being held that day promises...

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
NEWS -- For the 13th year in a row, the Rotary Club of Minden's Charity Auction has brought the community together in support of local projects. A total of 204 people attended this year's event ...

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Thursday, June 5, 2014
EVENTS -- A busy line snaked its way out of Minden’s Village Green during the Haliburton County Master Gardeners (HCMG) annual plant sale on May 31.

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