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Redmen host 21st Invitational hockey tournament this week

PALMERSTON – For the fourth year in a row, the Palmerston Curling Club was the scene of selfless goodwill and community spirit on Friday night, as the Isaac Foundation hosted the annual Take Out MPS Bonspiel to raise money in the fight against the rare and progressive disease, MPS VI.

Minto Express Obituary November 26, 2014

Carman Klages Carman Klages of Harriston passed away at Palmerston & District Hospital on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 at the age of 78. Carman was the husband of Evelyn (Metcalf) Klages, and father of Alan Klages and his wife Jane of Bluevale, Janice Rae and her husband Jim of Edmonton, Melody Klages and her husband [...]

Minto staff, elected officials review term accomplishments

TOWN OF MINTO – At the final meeting of current Town of Minto council members last week, Minto CAO/clerk Bill White summarized achievements over the past four-year term.
Minto in 2010

Library board approves design concept

By Francis Baker Special to the Minto Express The Wellington County Library Board has approved a revised concept for the new Palmerston library. At the board’s last meeting Nov. 12 before the new county council is sworn in, members reviewed a design presentation by Lloyd Grinham Architects and approved the concept laid out in a [...]

It could be us

Why is food bank use up in one of the world’s wealthiest countries? That question has been on a lot of minds recently as Food Bank Canada released a report stating more than 840,000 Canadians received food bank assistance in March of 2014. March is considered an average month for food bank use. Unfortunately, the [...]


Debra Reid At Wingham & District Hospital on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, Mrs. Debra Laura Reid of Belgrave, age 57 years. The former Debra Gilbert, beloved wife of Lyle Reid of Belgrave. Dear mother of Michael Reid and Liz Stokes of Barrie. Loving grandmother of Jason Reid. Daughter of Frank and Florence Gilbert of Harriston. [...]

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NDSS seniors fall just short for CWOSSA volleyball title

BY DAN MCNEE EXPRESS SPORTS PARIS – The Norwell senior boys volleyball squad took their perfect regular season record into the Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association championships last week in Paris, and nearly came away with the gold. The Redmen instead had to settle for runner-up status to a seasoned Sacred Heart Walkerton team [...]

Norwell sends four squads to CWOSSA championships this week

PALMERSTON – It seems likely that more championship banners will soon be raised in the already banner-abundant E.C. Gray Centre, following some dominating basketball and volleyball displayed by the Norwell Redmen last week.

Minto Express Obituary November 12, 2014

Gerald Newman passed away unexpectedly at his home in Clifford on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 at the age of 76. Gerald was the beloved husband of Frances (Nickel) Newman for 58 years, and proud father of Douglas Newman and his wife Jane of Elora, Rosemary Newman and her husband Blair Wightman of Clifford, Garfield Gini-Newman [...]

Palmerston’s contribution to the Great War

PALMERSTON – Last Thursday evening, more than 50 people gathered at the Norgan Theatre to hear some great stories, and perhaps learn something new, as various experts presented “Palmerston and the Great War”.

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