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Minto October 29, 2014 Obituary

Kathlyne Cowan Kathlyne Marie (Madigan) Cowan of Harriston passed away at Royal Terrace, Palmerston on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 at the age of 76. Kathlyne was the beloved wife of Mervyn Cowan, and mother of Clifford Cowan and his wife Joli Erb, Brian Cowan and his wife Bonnie, and Todd Cowan and his wife Lindsay, [...]

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81’s sweep weekend games for big six points

PALMERSTON – The Mapleton-Minto wasted no time in getting back to their winning ways over the weekend, taking all three of their scheduled games to improve to 4-0-0 on the young 2014-15 WOAA Senior ‘AA’ campaign

George Bridge will return to mayor’s seat

TOWN OF MINTO – Voters indicated incumbent Town of Minto Mayor George Bridge is doing the job right, as he was the first mayor to be re-elected to a second term in office since amalgamation.

Gunman down, Parliament Hill on lockdown after soldier shot

Hamilton Spectator OTTAWA  A gunman opened fire at the National War Memorial, wounding a soldier, then moved to nearby Parliament Hill and wounded a security guard before he was shot, reportedly by Parliament’s sergeant-at-arms. Despite the shooting of the suspect, police and soldiers continued a chaotic hunt, leading to speculation there was more than one [...]

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Walkers raise $11K for local health care

By Mike Wilson Special to the Minto Express CLIFFORD – While the weather may have been wet, windy and cold, it didn’t dampen and cool the spirits of the more than 100 people gathered at Rotary Park for the sixth annual Heels for Hospitals walk in support of the CKNX Health Care Heroes Radiothon. This [...]

Nominate a young person for Junior Citizen of the Year

Every community has young stars and while they may not have celebrity status, they deserve to be in the spotlight for all they have accomplished. They are our future leaders – Ontario’s youth. They work hard to make their community a better place by volunteering, making donations, saving lives and maintaining top grade averages. They [...]

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Minto Minor Hockey celebrates 25 years in style

By Mike Wilson Special to the Express PALMERSTON – Minto Minor Hockey turns 25 this year, and to celebrate they held a weekend celebration at the Palmerston Arena that featured every single Minto team playing on Saturday. The event got underway on Friday night with a special ceremony prior to an exhibition game pitting Minto [...]

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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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