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Palmerston Terry Fox Run grows for third consecutive year

PALMERSTON – As 83-year-old resident Stan Freeland took his last step in the Terry Fox Run on Sunday, he capped an impressive 13-year fundraising journey for cancer research.

Patriots taking shape as 2014-15 Junior ‘C’ season looms

MOUNT FOREST – On the cusp of a new Western Jr. C hockey season, the Mount Forest Patriots are putting the final pieces in place for another winning campaign.

Minto Express – September 10, 2014 obituary

Grace Duncan Grace Elizabeth Duncan passed away peacefully at Chateau Gardens, Aylmer on Monday Sept. 1, 2014. She was 95. Grace was a long-time resident of St. Thomas. Loving aunt of Donald Matthews and wife Joanne, Alice Matthews, James Duncan, Janice Kalen and husband Rick, Pat Meathrell, Sandra Easthope, Bonnie Mitchell and husband Stanley, John [...]

Clifford ball field to be sold

CLIFFORD – Town of Minto council announced Tuesday afternoon at its meeting that W. Schwindt & Sons of Mount Forest has signed a conditional agreement of purchase and sale for the former Clifford ball field.

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Herrfort wins Canadian fastpitch gold

FREDERICTON, N.B. – Chayse Herrfort, a Palmerston resident, recently found himself in an All-Ontario final on Aug. 10, as his Wellesley Wildcats edged the rival Campbellford Cougars 5-4 to win the 2014 U16 Boys Canadian National Fastpitch Championship in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

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Local senior to make final ride in Palmerston Terry Fox Run Sept. 14

PALMERSTON – Stan Freeland’s story is similar to many who are moved to participate in the annual Terry Fox Run to raise money for cancer research and patient services.

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Midget Marlins finish the season golden at CNE tournament

TORONTO – The Palmerston Marlins Ladies Softball team finished their season strong, as they played undefeated Aug. 23 and 24 at Toronto’s CNE Midget Softball Tournament to bring home their third gold title of the season.

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Schill to reign as Palmerston ambassador

PALMERSTON – For the second year in a row, the Palmerston Fair has a Schill for its ambassador.

International Plowing Match coming to Minto in 2016 – Volunteer recruitment barbecue on Aug. 27

HARRISTON – Mark your calendars, as Minto has been chosen as the 2016 site of the International Plowing Match & Rural Expo from Sept. 20-24. The event will be hosted south of Harriston on Wellington County Rd. 109 on Anne and Earl Schneider’s farm. Plowing matches have been part of Ontario’s agricultural history for well [...]

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Harriston Legion celebrates 75th anniversary

By Mike Wilson Special to the Express HARRISTON – The Harriston Legion celebrated its 75th anniversary on Saturday with the unveiling of the first banner in its new program to honour Harriston’s veterans. A banner dedicated to the late Tuffy MacDougall – whom most refer to as “Mr. Legion” – was an easy choice to [...]

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