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Power outage planned in Palmerston on March 5

PALMERSTON – Westario power customers in Palmerston will experience a loss of power on Sunday, March...



Wellington North, Minto receive funding from Ontario 150 Community Capital Program

NORTH WELLINGTON – The Town of Minto and Township of Wellington North have received word that they...



Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Wellington Bowl for Kids’ sake starts Feb. 12

MOUNT FOREST – It’s that time of year once again for local bowlers (and non-bowlers) to get their...



Wellington County adopts 2017 budget

WELLINGTON COUNTY- Wellington County Council adopted its 2017 budget with a 2.9 per cent increase in...



Mount Forest concrete plant thanks Minto Fire for its response to Christmas Day fire

NORTH WELLINGTON — Minto’s volunteer fire department was recently recognized at Minto council by an...


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Snowmobile stolen from motel in Palmerston

PALMERSTON – On Jan. at approximately 6:43 a.m. members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial...



Wellington County's first baby of 2017 born at Louise Marshall Hospital in Mount Forest

MOUNT FOREST – The first baby of 2017 born in Wellington County was right here in Mount Forest.



Public Health recommends taking precautions during extreme cold weather

Public Health is recommending that residents protect themselves from extreme cold weather conditions...

Watchful eye

Town of Minto Mayor George Bridge keeps a watchful eye on fellow bowler Josh Portelance, age 10 from Palmerston, after giving him a few tips during last Sunday’s Bowl for Kids Sake event in Mount Forest.

Fly the flag

As a part of Crime Stoppers Month, the organization’s flag was raised in front of the Mount Forest Museum and Archives last Friday to kick start the month in Wellington North. On hand for the flag raising were, from left to right: Wellington North Mayor Andy Lennox; Wellington County OPP Sergeant Patrick Horrigan; Rob Mattice, member of the CSGW board of directors; Wellington County OPP Constable Gary Barnhardt; Wellington North fire chief Dave Guilbault; Wellington North fire prevention officer Marco Guidotti; Sarah Bowers-Peter, program co-ordinator with CSGW, and; Kieran Bates, winner of CSGW’s Sound of Crime Stoppers contest.

Imagine the possibilities

Justin Gibson, a teacher with the Upper Grand District School Board, was one of several speakers who discussed the School Within A Factory program at a meet-and-greet Dec. 9 at the Harriston-Minto Community Complex.

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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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