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Minto express obituary – July 29, 2015

Janet Shannon (Dewar) It is with regret that our family announces that after a long life filled with great joy that the Lord took our mom, nanny, great-grandmother, Janet Shannon (Dewar) home on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the age of 92. She is survived by her children Dianne Bellmore, Gloria Shannon, Val Stephen-Trumble (Bill), [...]

Council cancels potentially dangerous dog designation

TOWN OF MINTO – A local family can rest easier knowing that their family dog is no longer classified as a potentially dangerous dog.

Minto Express Obituraries July 22, 2015

Frans Lichtenberg Frans Lichtenberg of Palmerston, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in his 70th year. Beloved husband of Anna Marie Toner-Lichtenberg. Dear father of Peter Lichtenberg of Denmark, Pia and (Jeremy) Williams of Stoney Creek, Eric Lichtenberg of Bond Head. Grandfather of Sivert Lichtenberg and Emily and Nathan Williams. Fondly remembered by [...]

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2016 IPM cookbook unveiled

HARRISTON – It was a gorgeous day for a fresh taste of farming.

Council reviews Prospect parking

BY SHANNON DUFF EXPRESS MANAGING EDITOR PALMERSTON – Town of Minto council reviewed a report from chief building official Terry Kuipers and roads foreman Mike McIsaac following up on a discussion earlier in the year regarding parking on Prospect Street in Palmerston. The concerns raised at that time included vehicle traffic and parking in the [...]

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Local racing couple impressing at Varney Speedway this season

Minto’s Andrea Parsons, Nick Clarke racking up top three placements BY DAN MCNEE EXPRESS SPORTS VARNEY – Some couples’ mutual interests include similar television shows, pets, or cheering for a particular professional sports team. Nick Clarke and Andrea Parsons’ mutual passion lies in cars. Specifically, driving them competitively at top speeds. The Minto-area couple has [...]

Minto Express Obituaries July 8, 2015

Margaret Pridham   Margaret Pridham passed away at Palmerston and District Hospital on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at the age of 92. Margaret Ethel (Gordon) Pridham was the wife of the late Earl Pridham and the late John Harrow; and mother of Jim and Doris Harrow of Milverton and Dave and Linda Harrow and Don and [...]

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Jordan Scholten claims 2015 Harriston-Minto fair ambassador title

HARRISTON – The venue was the Harriston-Minto Community Complex, the theme was “Aprons and Overalls”, and Jordan Scholten and Austin Marcoux are your 2015-16 Harriston-Minto Fall Fair senior and junior ambassadors, respectively, following a fun evening of friendly competition and entertainment on July 3.

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Although there wasn’t quite as much splashing this year as in years past thanks to grey skies, the Palmerston Lions Splash Bash still attracted a number of area families to Lions Heritage Park on Saturday, June 27.

Hospital foundations praised for important fundraising work

NORTH WELLINGTON – Palmerston and Mount Forest hospital foundations have kept the hospitals “front and centre” in their communities, North Wellington Health Care board chair Tom Sullivan says.

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