Friday, December 2, 2016
NEWS -- A proposed biochar facility on Kennaway Road in Dysart spurred strong public reaction last month, but Sean Thomas, a professor from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Forestry says Haliburton could greatly benefit from the production ...
Thursday, December 1, 2016
EDUCATION -- A new partnership at Archie Stouffer Elementary School (ASES) has allowed students to plant vegetables in November. But not outside in the ground – inside using the same technology NASA does.
Thursday, December 1, 2016
NEWS -- More than 1,000 people in Haliburton County are forced to choose between paying their hydro bill or buying groceries, says Tina Jackson, coordinator of Heat Bank Haliburton County. But a new program is looking to help ...
Thursday, December 1, 2016
NEWS -- Carol Moffatt is finishing her second term as county warden. But before vacating the seat, she encouraged her fellow councillors to discuss the role of warden and how it should evolve.
Thursday, December 1, 2016
NEWS -- Minden Hills fire Chief Doug Schell isn’t excitable but after council awarded the tender for a new fire hall, he told The Highlander it was a “very exciting moment.”
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
NEWS -- Contractors were flushing water from the Stanhope complex well last week as Algonquin Highlands council held its regular meeting next door in the Stanhope Firefighters’ Community Hall.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
NEWS -- A 22-year-old entrepreneur from Haliburton is in the midst of launching a social app he hopes will go global.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
NEWS -- SIRCH Community Services has been collecting gently used coats, mitts, hats and socks for the past couple of months at Haliburton Foodland, Todd’s Independent, Foodland in Minden and Valu-Mart in Minden.
Monday, November 28, 2016
NEWS -- A familiar face is returning to Dysart council.
Monday, November 28, 2016
NEWS -- Algonquin Highlands and other Eastern Ontario municipalities are being asked to consider an Internet service boost before knowing the exact costs, but it’s all in the interests of a new grant.
Friday, November 25, 2016
NEWS -- The wheels are turning to establish a transportation system in Haliburton County.
Friday, November 25, 2016
NEWS -- Sean Pennylegion is confident he has heard the worst rendition of ‘Happy Birthday’ anyone has ever heard.
Friday, November 25, 2016
NEWS -- Future Ontario Early Years Centre (OEYC) client, Nolan Gallagher lays in his mother’s arms as the ribbon is cut to officially open the relocated centre at Archie Stouffer Elementary School (ASES) in Minden.
Friday, November 25, 2016
HEALTH -- Haliburton County exceeds the provincial average when it comes to the number of Ontario Drug Benefit plan users taking doctor-prescribed opiods, a recent study reveals.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
NEWS -- The Dorset Community Health Hub is marking its successful first year by looking to the future.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
NEWS -- People in Haliburton and beyond love the Haliburton Highlands Museum, and the numbers are backing it up.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
NEWS -- The man killed in last week’s motor vehicle accident between Minden and Kinmount was the general manager of Sir Sam’s Inn.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
NEWS -- The owner of the Minden Hills Theatre is working to reopen the building for the 2017 season.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
UPDATE -- A 42-year-old man from Niagara Falls sustained serious injuries after his car was collided with a transport truck this morning at 8 a.m. in Minden Hills.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
NEWS -- An unassuming house on West Road in Minden Hills got a major upgrade recently that will help its owners, Places for People, save around $4,000 in energy costs.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
NEWS -- The county’s three-year turtle mortality mitigation project has been so successful it’s being used as a case study by the province and is drawing interest across the country, according to project volunteers.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
NEWS -- Locals, some with ties to America, reacted to Donald Trump’s presidential victory.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
NEWS -- Haliburton Highlands Secondary School (HHSS) students Andrew Carmount and Rachel Reddering have had a capital time in Ottawa. Carmount and Reddering were two of 15 area students who attended local MP Jamie Schmale’s first Capital Experience progr
Friday, November 4, 2016
NEWS -- New Minden Beaver Theatre owner Rahim Lakhani attended this past weekend’s SPARC symposium at the Pinestone.
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