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Farmers’ market pilot a go

By Chad Ingram The Haliburton County Farmers’ Market Association will set up shop in downtown Minden this summer. Minden Hills councillors approved a one-year pilot market during their March 26 meeting. Starting June 20, the market will be set up ...

AH council considers closure of Club 35

Algonquin Highlands council may close the Club 35 Community Hall at Halls Lake if revenues at the facility can’t be increased. By Chad Ingram Algonquin ...

Minden preparing for Pan Am Games

Minden Hills residents found out how they’ll be impacted by this summer’s Toronto Pan Am/Parapan Games during an information session at the Minden Hills Community Centre March 17.

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Plans for office expansion in AH

Algonquin Highlands council will put out a request for submissions for architectural drawings for an addition to the township office on North Shore Road. By ...

AH offers agreement to Bear Lake Road residents

By Chad Ingram If residents near Bear Lake Road in Algonquin Highlands want the road open during the winter months, they must be willing to ...

Emmerson family buys Carnarvon lumber store

The Emmerson family is well-known in Haliburton County when it comes to providing services and products related to lumber, the trades and home hardware.

Rhubarb plans burger joint for Highway 118

By Chad Ingram The owners of Carnarvon’s Rhubarb have plans for a second restaurant, those plans subject to a property rezoning from Minden Hills township. ...

Kennedy trial underway

By Chad Ingram A new trial for the four men accused of the 2011 murder of Haliburton County resident Ryan Kennedy got underway March 16. ...

Hydro One process ‘shameful,’ Scott says

By Chad Ingram Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott is calling the billing procedure and customer service at Hydro One shameful and criticizing a process she ...

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County property taxes to rise 2.7 per cent

By Chad Ingram Haliburton County councillors passed the 2015 budget at a special meeting on March 11. It will cost $20,746,400 for the upper tier ...

Haliburton MP Devolin may testify in Mike Duffy trial

Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Member of Parliament Barry Devolin has been served with papers stating he may be called as a witness at the trial of former Conservative Senator Mike Duffy, set to start this April.

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Wild water preserve gets network upgrade

By Chad Ingram The Minden Wild Water Preserve will get improved wireless network access in advance of July’s Pan Am Games and those improvements that ...

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Cashing in at Cash for Care

Times and Echo reporter Angelica Blenich was covering HHHS’s Cash for Care lottery draw earlier this month and was pleasantly surprised when her ticket was ...

AH taxes to increase four per cent

By Chad Ingram Residents of Algonquin Highlands can expect their property taxes to rise approximately four per cent for 2015. While the tax rate bylaw ...

Deadline for removal of ice huts is March 31

By Chad Ingram Haliburton County residents must have their ice huts off area lakes March 31, or by ice breakup. The county is located in ...

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Minden Hills buys chunk of Walker property

By Chad Ingram After years of discussion, Minden Hills will purchase a portion of the former Walker’ Auto Repair property on Highway 35, where the ...

Dorset group plans to launch 1,000 canoes

By Chad Ingram The Dorset Community Partnership is hoping to launch 1,000 canoes into Lake of Bays and Kawagama Lake on May 23. The group, ...

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County councillors consider a proclamation policy

By Chad Ingram To fly or not to fly? That is the question. Haliburton County councillors will be discussing whether the municipality should allow the ...

Sports

Peewees’ series going to Game 5

By Jason Morissette Head coach The Minden Pharmasave Peewee A Team travelled to Ingersoll this past weekend tied one game apiece in the all-Ontario championship ...

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Midget girls tie Ice Kats, head to finals

The Highland Storm Midget B girls teams battled it out with the Peterborough Ice Kats at Minden’s S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena on March 22. /Chad ...

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Pair wins provincial gold

River Christiano and Morgan Raffo won gold in ice dance at the Skate Ontario Championships in Brampton earlier this month. The pair have their sights ...

Lady Hawks leave beautiful legacy

By Darren Lum The Red Hawks girls’ varsity hockey team left the Ontario Federation of Sports Athletic Associations championship tournament last week in Kenora without ...

Tough start for Storm Bantam A at OMHA finals against Ingersoll

The Ontario finals began Saturday against the Ingersoll Express. The Minden arena was buzzing with excitement. A memorable event for players, families and the community. It was ...

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Peewees’ series tied in provincial playoffs

By Jason Morissette Head Coach The Minden Pharmasave Highland Storm Peewee A team began their OMHA all-Ontario final series versus the Ingersoll Express on Saturday, ...

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Minden club wins Toni Carr Memorial

By Chad Ingram The Minden Skating Club is gold again, winning the team competition at the Toni Carr Memorial Interclub in Woodville on Feb. 28 ...

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Lady Hawks go for OFSAA gold in Kenora

By Darren Lum The Red Hawks varsity girls’ hockey team is going to their first all-provincial high school tournament and possibly their last. The bittersweet ...

Peewee As make Ontario championships

The Minden Pharmasave Highland Storm Peewee A team travelled to Elmvale for the third game in their semi final playoff round on Friday, March 6. ...

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Hawks do it again, win COSSA and OFSAA berth

here might not have been the same kind of drama at the Kawartha final as there was for the Central Ontario Secondary School Athletics (COSSA) championship final, but that doesn’t make the win any less important for the Red Hawks boys’ hockey team. When you win 10-3 over the Campbellford Flames in the final and take a 7-2 lead into the third period, it’s hard not to feel like a game is over before it’s over.

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A face in the snow

By Jim Poling She pokes her head up through the melting snow as if to announce the approach of spring. Icy white snow shards are ...

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Two cents on Club 35

By Chad Ingram It seems very likely that Algonquin Highlands council will close the Club 35 Community Hall at Halls Lake some time this year. ...

Flying flags

By Chad Ingram Haliburton County should let its freak flag fly. Well, maybe not a freak flag, but flags promoting community organizations, local events or ...