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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.


Contingency fund for Palmerston library project won’t need topping up

By Francis Baker SPECIAL TO THE MINTO EXPRESS It looks now like unexpected work on the Palmerston library foundation won’t push the project into financial trouble. Last month, the Wellington County Library Board heard how unexpected deterioration of the historic building’s foundation and other deficiencies could have cost as much as $100,000 to fix, using [...]


Heather Anne Hoover Aug. 4, 1956 to June 4, 2015 Heather Hoover (nee Whitehead) of Clifford passed away on June 4 at the Owen Sound Hospital at the age of 58. She was the beloved wife of the late Tony Hoover; cherished daughter of Ethel and the late Glenn Whitehead of Clifford; sister of Kitty [...]

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Inaugural 9-1-Run promotes community wellness, brings in funds for MMFHT

BY DAN MCNEE EXPRESS SPORTS PALMERSTON – What started as a simple wellness exercise for the Minto Fire Department turned into something much bigger on June 14, as the first-ever Emergency 9-1-Run event was held in Palmerston Lions Heritage Park. Nearly 200 participants walked or ran a five-kilometre distance around Palmerston on Sunday morning, with [...]

Minto Express Obituaries – June 10, 2015

Eric John Gray Eric John Gray of Palmerston passed away peacefully at the Palmerston and District Hospital on Monday, May 25, 2015 at the age of 68. Loved son of the late Ephriam “Eph” and Ilene (Seigner) Gray. Loving brother of  Dr. Gary Gray and his wife Betty Anne (Smith) of Toronto. Dear uncle of [...]

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Gray financial gift makes for record donations at 2015 hospital gala

PALMERSTON – Palmerston man Eric Gray had a tremendous heart for the community – particularly for local health care and his beloved Palmerston Lions Club.

Norwell soccer squads defeated in CWOSSA semis

SIMCOE – Both the Norwell District Secondary School varsity girls and senior boys soccer teams certainly proved that they belonged in the CWOSSA championships last week in Simcoe, but in the end fell just short of making the finals in their respective divisions.

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