Health unit asks employers to move employees to…

By Sue Tiffin The following are brief reports from a Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (HKPR) district health unit press conference with medical officer of health Dr. Natalie Bocking, held virtually Dec. 15 and press releases…

Math students find the formula to make great…

By Stephen Petrick Math students at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School (HHSS) have found the formula to make great works of art. Students in HHSS teacher Amy Klose’s advanced math functions course were recently given an…

Christmas memories

By Sue Tiffin Recently, my mom was asked by her youngest grandchild to share a story from her life as part of a school assignment connecting children with their family history. My mom has had…

O Night Divine!

By Jim Poling Sr.From Shaman’s Rock (This column is a story I have written and told many times. I’m repeating it because for me Christmas without it would not be Christmas.) --- Fresh fallen snow…

David and Patricia Morton donate $50,000 to YWCA…

For the second year in a row, a Peterborough-based couple have donated $50,000 to support women and children experiencing gender-based violence in Haliburton County.  Philanthropists David and Patricia Morton, through The Morton Family Foundation, made…

MH council considers cattle grate at a cost…

By Sue Tiffin A cattle grate replacement could cost Minden Hills township more than a quarter of a million dollars.  “To be clear, this report brings me no joy,” Tara Stephen, acting director of public…

Small, smart, safe

By Sue Tiffin We are all so tired. While there is still excitement and hope in our lives – for the upcoming holidays, for a booster shot, for a new year in which maybe this…

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 15

Letters to the Editor published in the Dec. 15 edition of the Minden Times. Read more to know more  To the Editor:  Research also finds truth and knowledge in fiction, and improves your vocabulary. Current research…

Snow plow crisis in the making

By Steve Galea Slip-and-fall lawsuits in Toronto and other urban areas are not just costly to the businesses and property owners directly involved. They are also having an indirect effect on snow plow operators in…

Gifts from the Heart results in gift to…

By Nick Bernard This is the 10th year of SIRCH’s Gifts from the Heart, the annual fundraiser that helps fund SIRCH’s efforts to address gaps in social and health services in Haliburton County. Since March…

Get to know the Huskies: Ryan Hall

By Alex Gallacher Ryan Hall scored his first career OJHL earlier this season against the Toronto Patriots on Oct. 27, and since then Hall has been a substantial addition to the Huskies blue line. Adding…

Councillors bring arena questions to the table

By Nick Bernard Following his report on the activities of the Community Services department at the Nov. 25 Minden Hills council meeting, director Craig Belfry was asked about a number of concerns arising from the…

Minden fire department reintroduces duty crews

By Nick Bernard Minden Hills fire chief Nelson Johnson reported the hiring of five new volunteer firefighters, and with that a new duty rotation that would place firefighters on a rotating schedule. “With our call…

Huskies and Cougars fight to a tie in…

By Alex Gallacher After the double-overtime period solved nothing, the Haliburton County Huskies and Cobourg Cougars had to settle for a 3-3 tie Friday night in Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) action at the S.G.…

Vaccine clinics for kids book 122 appointments

By Sue Tiffin The following are brief reports from a Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit press conference with medical officer of health Dr. Natalie Bocking, held virtually Nov. 24. On the first day…

Maple Lake United Church hopes for help to…

By Sue Tiffin During the Advent season of hope, Reverend Max Ward said the congregation of Maple Lake United Church is “hoping for a hopeful story.”  On Nov. 25, a letter from the church council…