Tuesday, October 18, 2016
NEWS -- Residents living in the Minden area were left out of the latest referendum on electoral reform due to kinks in the federal government’s mailing distribution lists.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
NEWS -- While most Canadians are fleeing hurricane-ravaged Haiti, Minden Hills’ Jacques Larroude has just touched down for a two-week humanitarian relief mission.
Friday, October 7, 2016
NEWS -- Thomas Giguere has embraced Haliburton County’s lakes since he was a toddler.
Friday, October 7, 2016
NEWS -- A majority of Minden Hills residents, who attended the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena task force meeting Monday night, said they want a swimming pool to be part of renewal talks.
Thursday, October 6, 2016
NEWS -- When four-year-old Blake Hutchinson didn’t get off the school bus last Thursday, his parents panicked.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
BREAKING: Police are appealing for the public’s help to solve the murder of David Palmer. The 47-year-old Bowmanville man was last seen a year ago, on Oct. 2, and reported missing four days later.
Monday, October 3, 2016
NEWS -- A male driver is reported to be in stable condition, says Tim Negus, Haliburton Highlands Ontario Provincial Police's community services officer, after he struck a rock cut on Highway 118, west of One Mile Drive in Minden Hills.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
NEWS -- Len Crawford single-handedly forced nine armed German soldiers to surrender in Holland during the second World War.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
NEWS -- Haliburton Refugee Sponsorship Committee member Sean Pennylegion’s first few hours with the family of 11 from Syria included a lot of charades, hand gestures and laughter.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
NEWS -- Gooderham residents were angry and frustrated with the municipality’s decision to cancel its contract with Canada Post—even after being told a new location for a post office has been found.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
NEWS -- The last thing Christopher O’Mara expected to see this morning was the word “fag” spray painted on the door of his business, months after someone sprayed the same homophobic slur on his window.
Monday, September 26, 2016
NEWS -- With the amalgamation of Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS) and Community Care Haliburton County in the rear-view mirror, Community Support Services director Stephanie MacLaren says it’s time to engage with the community ...
Friday, September 23, 2016
NEWS -- When Minden resident Nicole Manary came across a job ad in The Highlander looking for an experienced caregiver, she didn’t hesitate to express her interest by email.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
NEWS -- The first public meeting on renewal options for Minden’s S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena was held Monday with sports and recreation groups getting a detailed look at plans that could see as little as $3 million and as much as $12 million spent ...
Thursday, September 22, 2016
NEWS -- John Teljeur is no longer the general manager of the Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre, a position he’s held since last May.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
NEWS -- Residents will be able to have their say when it comes to the future of the Gooderham post office during a public meeting on Sept. 26. It will start at 7 p.m. at the Lloyd Watson Centre.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
NEWS -- A familiar face in the community remains in hospital two weeks after being hit by a truck while riding his bicycle.
Monday, September 19, 2016
Friday, September 16, 2016
BREAKING -- The construction contract for rehabilitation of the Drag Lake Dam has been awarded to MTM-2 Contracting Inc.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
NEWS -- The basement of the Minden United Church resembled a high school classroom Tuesday night as more than a dozen people gathered to learn about electoral reform.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
NEWS -- Susan Pethick enjoyed a round of golf Tuesday morning, but curling is still off the table, she says, more than a month after her heart went into cardiac arrest during a game of bridge with friends.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
EDUCATION -- Students of Archie Stouffer Elementary School (ASES) were greeted by a new principal on Tuesday.
Monday, September 12, 2016
NEWS -- Haliburton Refugee Sponsorship Committee volunteer Sean Pennylegion will drive a Syrian refugee family of 11 from Pearson International Airport to Haliburton Sept. 19.
Thursday, September 8, 2016
NEWS -- As the large crowd entered Ontario’s first completely off-grid Alternative Energy Presentation Centre, the students who built it embraced their teachers one last time in a group hug a few yards away.
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