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Wellington County OPP and Wellington County Safe Communities partner to bring awareness to National Teen Driver Safety Week

Wellington County OPP and Wellington County Safe Communities are partnering to bring awareness to...



Palmerston man arrested in LCBO theft

On Oct.11 at approximately 11:30 a.m., Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police investigated the...



Home health care available for those living with diabetes

WELLINGTON NORTH — Chairman George Van Ankum welcomed 15 members and guests to the Diabetes...



Upper Grand District School Board continues to significant increases in EQAO testing results

GUELPH – Results from the province’s 2015-16 Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO)...



Marathon of Hope still inspires a nation

PALMERSTON — Hundreds of thousands of people across Canada are expected to participate in the annual...



Museum launch celebrates railway heritage preservation efforts

PALMERSTON —Bob McEachern is a man synonymous with the Palmerston Railway Heritage...

Helping Hands

HELPING HANDS — Germania Mutual Insurance’s Helping Hands Charity Raffle draw took place Tuesday evening, Oct. 11 at Minto Fire’s Harriston station. The tickets, about half of which were sold at September’s International Plowing Match and Rural Expo, raised more than $27,000 for the Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation, the Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation and the Saugeen Valley Children’s Safety Village. Pictured with Germania president and CEO Dan Hill are PDH and LMH Foundation deve

Glass on a Wire

SMOOTH AS GLASS — Harriston business Glass on a Wire, owned and operated by Susan Cowtan, was the second runner up in this year’s Pitch It! Business Plan Competition in the Town of Minto. Glass on a Wire offers one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry, workshops, repurposing and small repairs. Cowtan operates out of her workshop at 44 Marklane St. East in Harriston.

Increasing access to care

Julie Murtha, nurse practitioner with Saugeen Valley and Caressant Care, visits with Caressant Care resident Audrey in the home's library.

Brining Thanksgiving to others

Town of Minto councillor Jean Anderson was one of the volunteers helping the VON Meals on Wheels program prepare hot Thanksgiving meals for the 60 area residents who use the program at the VON office in Mount Forest. Pictured is Anderson (front) sealing the hot meals while Kelsey Richardson, VON Meals on Wheels co-ordinator, packs the meals into portable transportation packs.


LOOKING AHEAD – The 2016 International Plowing Match in Wellington County officially closed on Saturday, Sept. 24, and included the passing of the flag from Wellington Warden George Bridge and 2016 IPM chair Ron Faulkner (right) to Huron Warden Paul Gowing and 2017 chair Jacquie Bishop.

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Holly Berry Bazaar

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Country Craft Bazaar

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Building a Homemade Composter

Composting to get away from chemical fertilizers.

Spring Cleaning Part III

Lemon juice is a great way of helping with the cleaning around the house and a bonus it smells...

Spring Cleaning Part II

One of the things I use a lot around the house for cooking and cleaning is baking soda. It is...

Heritage Chickens!

The love of Heritage Chickens.

Another post about coyotes.

I was sitting working at the computer yesterday morning

What was that?

Last night we were just settling down into bed when all of a sudden the howling started .......

Let Me In!

Why chickens might not be so stupid after all.

Spring Cleaning – Part 1

Well here we are in mid-February and I do believe we have had the odd glimpse of spring, so I guess...

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