Planting the seeds to a healthy community

April 30 2014 By Darren Lum Amandha Vollmer of Minden spoke passionately about the opportunity to share her knowledge and guidance through the Garden Buddies peer mentorship program. Experienced gardeners have been paired with young…

Transportation can reduce poverty

April 30 2014 By Chad Ingram Transportation could go a long way in battling poverty in Haliburton County. At their April 23 meeting county councillors heard from Mike Perry executive director of the City of…

New pretrial in Kennedy murder case

April 29 2014 By Chad Ingram The Ryan Kennedy murder case is back at the judicial pretrial stage. A new pretrial for the 2011 killing of the 21-year-old Haliburton County man began on April 30.…

Controversy continues over fence

April 28 2014 By Chad Ingram The issue of constructing a fence near the the Irondale Community Centre is heading back to the centre’s advisory committee. For months Minden Hills council has been discussing putting…

County moves on standalone EMS base

April 23 2014 By Chad Ingram Haliburton County will construct a standalone EMS base on the former Walker’s Auto Repair property along Highway 35 in Minden. For months councillors have been delaying a decision on…

Haliburton County plans for growth

April 11 2014 By Chad Ingram According to Ontario’s finance ministry Haliburton County’s population is projected to grow by more than 4300 people between now and 2036 bringing it to approximately 21420. This will require…

The aging face of volunteerism

February 25 2014 By Chad Ingram Minden’s service clubs are pillars of the community raising money for charitable causes and local infrastructure projects from playgrounds to bandshells. Along with benevolence and generosity these groups have…