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LOCK IT OR LOSE IT

Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating the theft of a purse from a...

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Racing charge

On May 21 at approximately 7:37 a.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police officer was...

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Community

Spring Into Song concert at Knox-Calvin Presbyterian Church, Harriston to support efforts to end hunger with Canadian Foodgrains Bank

HARRISTON — Choir singers from across Minto and area will come together on Sunday, May 29 at 7 p.m....

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Police report a successful public safety initiative after drug drop-off

Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) participated in the annual Prescription Drug...

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Local Food and agriculture highlighted during the Annual spring Wellington Rural Romp

WELLINGTON COUNTY - The sixth annual Spring Wellington Rural Romp will be held Saturday, May 28,...

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Education

School board, parents reach compromise on French Immersion program

GUELPH – “Mixed feelings” best describe the result of last Tuesday night’s Upper Grand District...

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Council

Dog bylaw updated

TOWN OF MINTO — Minto’s dog bylaw has undergone an update.

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Books

Minto native’s debut novel explores death of Tom Thomson

TORONTO/TOWN OF MINTO — Was landscape painter Tom Thomson shot by poachers, or by a German-American...

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Michael Chong

Conservative MP Michael Chong, a political junkie since his teens, says gratitude for the opportunities Canada offered his immigrant parents drove his decision to get involved in public life.

Rookie of the Year

Blair Butchart (left) was presented with the Western Jr. C rookie of the year award by league convener Steve Coulter (right) prior to game one of the Mount Forest Patriots' series against the Hanover Barons on Feb. 3.

Flag Raising

On hand for the Crime Stoppers flag raising ceremony were, from left: Sarah Bowers-Peter, program co-ordinator for CSGW; Ray Tout, CSGW board chair; Councillor Sherry Burke, Town of Wellington North; Inspector Scott Lawson, Wellington County OPP; Wellington North Fire Chief Dave Guilbault, and; Lisa Hern, Wellington North councillor and CSGW board member.

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Blogs

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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