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Local men and women at the top of their field

By Mike Wilson Special to the Minto Express TOWN OF MINTO – No matter what size of community you live in, you need a fire department. In larger centres, communities are able to employ and equip fire departments with full-time firefighters. However, in a community the size of Minto, fully staffing a fire department is [...]

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Grassroots Basketball starting up for fourth season

TOWN OF MINTO – The main gym of Norwell District Secondary School will once again be filled with the sounds of squeaking sneakers, bouncing balls and shouts of joy over the next two months, as Grassroots Basketball launches next week.

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Municipal candidates meet in Drew

DREW – Candidates in this year’s municipal election came together in Drew on Thursday, Oct. 9 for a lively discussion in their bid for representation, hosted by the Drew Community Centre board and emceed by Brian Darroch.

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81’s open season with shootout road victory

SHALLOW LAKE – The Mapleton-Minto 81’s got off on the right foot to their 2014-15 Senior ‘AA’ regular season on Saturday night, topping the Crushers in Shallow Lake in a shootout.

New Minto worker engaging local youth

TEVIOTDALE – North Wellington Coalition for Youth Resiliency (NWCYR) held an announcement celebration at the Wellington North OPP detachment in Teviotdale on Oct. 2 to unveil exciting plans for youth in North Wellington, Minto and Mapleton townships.

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Minto candidates address economic development

By Terry Bridge Special to the Express CLIFFORD – With the municipal election just a few weeks away, local candidates had a chance to explain to voters their stance on economic development in the Town of Minto. The Minto Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-candidates meeting in Clifford last week, asking each candidate to address [...]


Marie Fyfe Marie Fyfe passed away peacefully at the Juravinski Hospital on Sunday, Sept. 21, at the age of 89. Beloved wife of the late Elmer (2011). Will be sadly missed by her son Brent. Loved sister-in-law of Earl (Shirley) Fyfe. Loving aunt of several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sisters Norma and Verneida. [...]

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NDSS basketball squads put up first wins of season

EXPRESS SPORTS PALMERSTON – The Norwell senior and junior Redmen basketball teams were already looking in mid-season form on Sept. 24, as both squads were able to pull off wins versus the visiting Emmanuel Christian High School Eagles. The early senior game was largely a one-point affair for most of the duration, with both sides [...]

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81’s gearing up for season

PALMERSTON – For the Mapleton-Minto 81’s hockey club, the end of last season left a sour taste in their mouths.

Minto Express obituary September 24, 2014

Florence Ivel It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Florence Ivel at Palmerston & District Hospital on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 at the age of 95. Florence Marie (Greer) Ivel was the wife of the late Alex Ivel. She will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by her children Leora Knapp [...]

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