Posts in: Minto

To vaccinate or not

A good many questions are being asked about measles. We hear about an “outbreak” affecting five people; a toddler coming down with measles in another city makes front- page news. It sounds more like Ebola, or some freakish mutation of what we know as measles.
 It is neither. This is the same disease you and [...]


Russell Field Russell George Field passed away peacefully, with family at his side, on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Walkerton at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Jean (Dickson) for 58 years. Loving father of Heather and Paul Huston of London, and Vaughan and Emira Field of Milton. Proud [...]

81’s oust Winterhawks

Mapleton-Minto advances to Senior ‘AA’ semifinals BY DAN MCNEE EXPRESS SPORTS PALMERSTON – In the end, Mapleton-Minto just wanted it more. The third-seeded 81’s eliminated the No. 2 Saugeen Shores Winterhawks from the Senior ‘AA’ post-season on Sunday night in Palmerston with a 3-2 victory, winning the quarter-final series in six games. Mapleton-Minto now advances [...]

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‘The bad blood is starting to come out’

PALMERSTON – Mapleton-Minto and Saugeen Shores are down to a best-of-three series to determine who advances to the WOAA Senior ‘AA’ semifinals, after the 81’s earned a 5-2 comeback victory in Game 4 over the Winterhawks on Sunday night.

County rents space for temporary Palmerston library

PALMERSTON – With designs approved and the project budgeted, work on the Palmerston library branch is ready to get started.

Snow removal to stay at status quo — for now

BY SHANNON DUFF EXPRESS MANAGING EDITOR TOWN OF MINTO – Town of Minto council and staff looked at the local snow removal policy following concerns from a downtown revitalization committee. Director of public works Brian Hansen and CAO/clerk Bill White submitted a joint report to council at the Feb. 3 meeting indicating the Palmerston chapter [...]

Toboggan while you can

One would think Hamilton, with a huge hill known as the Niagara Escarpment going right through the middle of it, would be a great place to toboggan.
 Wrong. Tobogganing is banned in the city, part of a trend across the United States and Canada in the wake of massive lawsuits. A couple years ago, Hamilton [...]


Anna Douglas Anna Marion Douglas of Lakelet passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Walkerton on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 at the age of 87 years. Anna was the beloved wife of Stuart Douglas; and mother of Gary Douglas and his wife Kathy of Clifford, Marion Douglas of Calgary, Peter Douglas and his wife [...]

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81’s knotted up with Winterhawks

Mapleton-Minto shuts down potent Saugeen offence to take Game 2 BY DAN MCNEE EXPRESS SPORTS PALMERSTON – The Mapleton-Minto 81’s rebounded from a heartbreaking Game 1 overtime loss to even their Senior ‘AA’ quarter-final with Saugeen Shores on Saturday night in Palmerston, shutting out the Winterhawks 3-0. Josh Leis was fantastic in the Mapleton-Minto net [...]

County passes budget with 2.8% tax increase

Wellington County councillors passed the county’s 2015 budget at their Jan. 29 meeting.

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