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Grey County OPP investigating fatal collision on Southgate Road 49

Motorcycle collided with farm tractor, killing one person and sending another to hospital with...



Gravel pit plan has Wellington North residents concerned

A group of Wellington North residents are renewing their call for a halt to new gravel pits opening...



Township of Wellington North gets praise for 2015 financials

Accountant Matthew Venne called the township’s 2015 financial statement a “good news story” during a...



Wellington North council lends its support to Mount Forest Homecoming 2017

Wellington North council has approved an interest free loan to the homecoming committee to produce...



Perth-Wellington MP John Nater concludes Summer Jobs Tour in Mount Forest

Among the discussed topics were, labour shortages in specific indusries, job training, attracting...



Severe thunderstorm warning for northern Wellington County

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of...



MPP Pettapiece spearheading new fire safety initiative

PERTH-WELLINGTON – On March 17, 2011, a fire claimed the lives of North Perth Fire Service members...


Health Care

North Wellington Health Care to receive $1 million in provincial funding

PALMERSTON — North Wellington Health Care will receive $1 million and Groves Memorial Community...

Dishin' the goods

Viking Cives Ltd. employees Ron Grant (left) and Angie Irvine (right) were busy dishing out ice cream to a steady line of people Saturday afternoon at their 30th anniversary open house at the Mount Forest location.


Mount Forest Patriots GM Rob Nixon (left), head coach Trent McClement (center) and scout Rob Brown (right) discuss some of the players they saw during the first skate of last Saturday's rookie camp in Ayton.


ON THE GRID — Hydro One frontline managers Scott Eveland and Drew Labadie address members of the media and IPM committee on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Hydro One workers were busy installing the electrical grid for the 2016 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo set for Sept. 20 to 24 in the Town of Minto.

Makin' waves

An SUV makes some waves as it drove through “Lake No Frills” on Saturday afternoon around 2 p.m. According to Environment Canada, a total of 63.6 millimetres of rain fell on Saturday in Mount Forest, with 60.5 millimetres of that hitting the ground between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Open soon

Surface work is nearly completed on the Rick Hopkins Bridge on Highway 6 south of Mount Forest. It is expected the bridge will open to traffic on Aug. 26.


Howick Township’s Caleb Petersen, 15, claimed the U16 national title at the Canadian Youth Chess Championship in Windsor on July 5-8, and will now go for the world U16 title at the World Chess Federation youth championships in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia on Sept. 20-Oct. 4.

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Wellington North Farmers' Market

Fri Oct 7 | 3:00 PM

Christmas Craft Show

Sat Nov 12 | 9:00 AM


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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