AH invites public to participate

The township of Algonquin Highlands is providing an opportunity for the public to have its say with its launch of Let’s Connect Algonquin Highlands – its new public engagement platform.  Let’s Connect Algonquin Highlands is…

Enviro-Heroes celebrated by land trust

The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Enviro-Hero Awards. Each year HHLT seeks nominations for individuals and/or a group who, through their own initiative and dedication, have contributed…

Open for takeout

During the current government restrictions, the following businesses are still open for takeout. Due to the evolving situation with COVID-19, please call ahead before venturing out to any of the businesses listed below, to ensure…

Small but mighty: a new truck for MH…

You will notice a new fire truck responding to calls within Minden Hills township. The department just received their new initial attack fire apparatus. The truck may be small but it packs some major fire…

Moose n’ Paddle offers a year-round bite for…

By Alex Gallacher The town of Dorset is the gateway to Muskoka and Haliburton County depending on which way you’re going.  Robinson’s General Store has been a landmark in Dorset for years. Located right on…

Ice racing enthusiast starting one cool school

By Stephen Petrick Zack Wenzel has studied his favourite sport from the top of the snowbanks at Minden Fairgrounds for years. Now, he hopes to pass on his knowledge and keep the culture of ice…

Minden Skating Club unearths missing history

By Nick Bernard As far as Jane Symons understood, 2021 was very much the 50th anniversary of the Minden Skating Club. An email with Skate Canada even confirmed it – the Minden Figure Club was…

Happy new year for deer after ice rescue

Submitted by the Minden Hills Fire Department A small deer started the year off right by being rescued from the cold water of Mountain Lake. On Jan. 1, 2022 at approximately 10 a.m., the Minden…

Province attempts to slow COVID-19 surge

By Sue Tiffin A new year has brought new provincial restrictions during the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. In-person school will move to online learning for the next two weeks, indoor dining at restaurants…

Minden 50’s Diner ordered to close

HKPRDHU press release, issued Dec. 30 A Minden restaurant has consented to an Order of the Superior Court of Justice to close after failing to comply with a Section 22 order issued by the local…