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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.


Firefighters from North Huron are on scene of a structure fire in Bluevale. The structure is fully engulfed. Crews responded just before 6 a.m. on Feb 4.

Fidget Aprons

The Grade 5 class from Exeter Elementary School was at the Exeter Library on Jan. 27 to help the Fidget Makers group make fidget aprons that are donated to people suffering from dementia. Pictured at right from left are Leah Branderhorst, Owen Armstrong, Brayden Tomlinson, Nova Bibby and Tristan Poland. The Fidget Makers have now made over 300 aprons.

New Identity for the Clinic

The additions to the north and east of the gymnasium, as seen in the design above, will provide a new identity for the clinic both for staff and visitors. The use of a gray brick, aluminum panels and glass on the additions contrasts with the buff brick of the existing school and offers a contemporary identity for the clinic.

Walkerton Hawks versus Wingham Ironmen

Hawks forward Ryan Hamelin fires the puck into the pads of Wingham goalie Ben Nelson during the third period of the last regular season game on Jan. 29 in Walkerton.


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