Giving real world work experience key to prosperity

This story is the first in a series of articles that will highlight co-op placements. By Darren Lum Labour shortages are affecting communities across the continent and Haliburton County is included. The Highlands has seen…

Getting a grip on education with boot camp

By Darren Lum When Grade 12 Haliburton Highlands Secondary School student Grace Hudson started the day, she didn’t think she would enjoy plumbing, but that changed after she participated in the Tools in the Trades…

Minden Pride group approaches Rainbow Railroad goal

Minden Pride’s Rainbow Railroad team is thrilled to announce they are very close to achieving the goal of raising $10,000 to help an LGBTQ2+ person in danger in Afghanistan. At press time, $9,740 - or…

Frequent bear sightings reported in downtown Minden

By Sue Tiffin Tabi Mascia first captured an image of a black bear walking through her backyard near Newcastle Street in Minden this past August, when her security camera picked up the motion outside at…

Budget talks begin early in Minden Hills

By Sue Tiffin Minden Hills council began looking at the 2022 draft budget on Oct. 14, about two months early compared to prior years. “The intent is to provide council with the same number of…

Baby Boesveld returns home to Minden

By Sue Tiffin Baby Hunter is home.The first baby to be born in 2021 in Haliburton County had quite the start to life after he was born at home in Minden on Jan. 8 to…