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Algonquin Highlands closes spring

By Chad Ingram A long-used natural spring near Maple Lake in Algonquin Highlands has been closed by the township. The municipality received notification last week from the Ministry of Environment that the spring-fed well, located along Highway 118 between St. ...

MH man facing sexual assault charges

A 32-year-old man from Minden Hills has been charged with numerous offences relating to the alleged sexual assault of a minor. According to the OPP, ...

New diner brings vintage vibe

Jason Lake, left, and Wayne Bolger of the South Algonquin 50s Diner take a seat in one of the restaurant’s booths. Located in Minden’s Heritage ...

MNRF improves signage after dog trapped

By Chad Ingram The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will improve signage in areas where it sets animal traps after a dog was snared ...

Man arrested after donut-driving rampage

A Barrie man is facing several charges after allegedly driving drunk through Minden Hills’s South Lake Trailer Park in the early morning hours of Sept. ...

And your candidates are . . .

By Chad Ingram The nomination period for the Oct. 27 municipal elections has ended as of 2 p.m. today. In Minden Hills, there will be ...

Minden spends money on gate system

By Chad Ingram Funding in the amount of $100,000 Minden Hills provided for the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Games has been used for a new whitewater ...

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Audit compares Minden Hills with neighbours

By Chad Ingram As part of its 2013 audit by firm KPMG, Minden Hills received a comparative analysis stacking its financial numbers up against those ...

Minden man faces numerous mischief charges

A 34-year-old Minden Hills man has been charged with 11 counts of mischief and one count of uttering threats. On Sept. 6, OPP responded to ...

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Satellite brings high-speed Internet to Dorset

Algonquin Highlands Reeve Carol Moffatt tries out the new high-speed Internet kiosk at the Dorset Recreation Centre. By Zach Cox Algonquin Highlands residents who are ...

Apartment building planned for Bobcaygeon Road

By Chad Ingram The following are brief reports of items discussed during an Aug. 28 meeting of Minden Hills council. The owners of the vacant ...

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Return to sender for Canada Post

By Chad Ingram Algonquin Highlands council has denied a request from Canada Post to relocate public mailboxes in Oxtongue Lake to the community centre property. ...

Board seeks community partners for area schools

By Jenn Watt Two Haliburton County schools were listed in a report to the school board on under utilized space. Archie Stouffer Elementary School in ...

Fundraising, focus on tourism highlights for outdoors association

By Jenn Watt Financial stability has often been difficult for the Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association, which has weathered wild changes in government funding for the ...

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Man arrested after donut-driving rampage

A Barrie man is facing several charges after allegedly driving drunk through Minden Hills’s South Lake Trailer Park in the early morning hours of Sept. ...

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MH purchases ‘emergency’ dehumidifier

By Chad Ingram Minden Hills council voted to set aside the township’s procurement policy and sole-source the purchase of a new dehumidifier for the S.G. ...

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84-year-old charged with stunt driving

On Saturday, Sept. 6, at approximately 2 p.m. an officer from the Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police was conducting traffic enforcement on ...

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For every season there is a costume

By Darren Lum The past few weeks it’s been back to school for more than children, as Minden’s downtown dogs in front of a quaint ...

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League dedicates tournament to Jim O’Neill

By Darren Lum He was and always will be Jimmy. Jimmy O’Neill, the Eagle Lake resident with a passion for anything baseball and hockey, was ...

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Minden golfer strikes gold

By Darren Lum Minden’s Jere Pike has a winning appreciation for life that has turned into a golden achievement at the Ontario 55+ Summer Games ...

Pan Am Games seek local volunteers

A local Pan Am Games volunteer is excited for the community to welcome the world when the Minden Wild Water Preserve hosts the white water canoe/kayak slalom event next summer.

Canadian ATV MX Race Team member Cody Withey of Minden, who is seen here racing at Gopher Dunes in Ontario, is leading the overall Canadian Motorsport Racing Corporation ATV series pro championship through two rounds. Withey, who is also racing in he American Motorcross Association ATV Motocross National race series, is learning on-the-fly in his rookie season in the Pro Am class./Photo courtesy of Tanya Groves

ATV racer leading series

It might just be two rounds into the Canadian Motorsport Racing Corporation ATV series pro championship, but Minden’s Cody Withey is excited about his prospects to win the overall title.

Nearly half of Hawks qualify for Eastern Regionals

Perennial gold medal threat Charlene Hicks led the Red Hawks with a gold in the senior triple jump at the Central Ontario Secondary School Athletics track and field meet Thursday at Bruce Faulds Track and Field Complex in Belleville.

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Local karate competitor reflects on Scottish Championships

Sixteen-year-old Owen MacKeigan is still excited about his Scottish experience and has the purple plaid pants to prove it. MacKeigan is looking forward to a strong future in karate after winning a bronze medal at the Scottish International Open Karate Championships from April 26 to 27 at the Meadowbank Sports Centre in Edinburgh.

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Record win for Storm

It all came together for the Highland Storm Bantam A team in what became a historic year and an incredible end with golden proportions.

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Minden And So Forth

By The Brown Dog Jiggs Never have I been a Group Product Manager. Nor a Car Salesman. Not even a Keynote Speaker, though I can ...

Fanning the flame

By Chad Ingram The bigoted beliefs of one Minden Hills candidate are making the 2014 municipal election an interesting one to cover, interesting in that ...

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Kayak gate

By Chad Ingram Next spring, dozens of international-level athletes will float into Minden Hills to battle the rapids at the Minden Wildwater Preserve as part ...

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