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‘A pioneer for independent women her entire life’

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PEOPLE: Mabel Hewitt (Brannigan) is being remembered as a female pioneer in the Highlands

Young dirt bikers giving back with food drive

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COMMUNITY: Some young dirt bikers are giving back to their community

Minden Health Care Auxiliary back at it

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HEALTH - The Minden Hospital auxiliary is back in action and looking for new members

Santa en route to Minden Hills

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EVENTS: Santa returns to Minden Nov. 19

Haliburton resident was brakeman for 1959 royal tour

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NEWS: County residents are already sharing stories of connections to Queen Elizabeth II who died earlier today.

From Haliburton to Everest: Highlander journeys to top of the world

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It was third time a charm for Highlands resident Liliya Ianovskaia, who last month made history by becoming the oldest Canadian woman to conquer...

Epilepsy fundraiser hoping for last big year

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For a decade, hundreds of Highlanders gathered at HHSS each summer to run and walk for epilepsy research. Now, the Woudstra and Pogue families...

Stormy skies challenge Christmas bird counters

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Birders around Minden faced stormy weather and mild temperatures during a record-setting Christmas bird count. More field observers than ever, 32, scanned the skies,...

Woodland healers weather COVID

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 Don Ross’ grandkids spotted the loon first, huddled on the sand of the family’s Grass Lake cottage. “They didn’t want to leave it. It was...

Birders flock to Christmas count

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Ed Poropat looks up at the frosty evergreens lining the Haliburton County Rail Trail. With binoculars in one hand, he makes a “pish pish...

A different kind of ice at River Cone

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This year, winterizing Minden’s iconic River Cone didn’t mean unplugging fridges, locking doors or shuttering windows.  Instead, new owners Monica Bolton and Ben Scott have...

Health unit to answer parents’ questions about COVID vaccines for kids

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HEALTH: The health unit is holding an information session for parents about kids vaccines Dec. 2

Commemorating a true Canadian hero

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While he will never tell you this, Haliburton resident Harold ‘Rowdy’ Rowden is the very definition of a war hero.  Serving with the 3rd Division...

Turning cans and bottles into community food

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Cole Dobson and his mother Carolyn might have been the Beer Store’s most regular customers this summer, but they weren’t shopping for drinks. The teen...

The ‘loon whisperer’ of Salerno Lake

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Across Salerno Lake’s calm waters, it’s easy to spot Kevin Pepper.He’s sporting a camo Blue Jays hat and a big grin; driving a small...

A decade of care at Volunteer Dental Outreach

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NEWS: Volunteer Dental Outreach celebrates 10 years on May 19

Highlands Opera Studio launches online concert series

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ARTS --- Haliburton Opera Studio is launching a virtual concert series

Supporting families through trying times

Haliburton’s Pregnancy Care & Family Support Centre said the pandemic is putting a strain on young mothers and families. The Christian-based charity said pandemic...

Mushroom master finds new life in outdoors

When Stephan Lukacic returned to Canada after years in international music production, he thought he would continue the career – not heed the call...

Beloved ‘Leo’ passes into history

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The community remembers Leopoldina Dobrzensky.

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