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Police seek snakes stolen from Ontario home

A number of snakes, including poisonous breeds, stolen from Ontario home



North Huron intersection to receive $60,000 in upgrades

The intersection of London Road and Josephine Street at the north end of Wingham is to receive...



A Unified Solution for Residential Hospice Palliative Care Approved for Huron Pert

HURON COUNTY – Tuesday, February 21, 2017 – The South West LHIN Board of Directors approved at their...



University of Guelph, Bruce Power and Nordion team up for research project using Cobalt-60

GUELPH — A high-tech form of insect birth control connected to nuclear power could solve a...



Lucan Biddulph mayor delivers mixed news regarding funding

LUCAN BIDDULPH — Funding from provincial programs was discussed recently at Lucan Biddulph...



Wind farm funds may boost Canada 150 festivities

LAMBTON SHORES —  Council last week approved a recommendation that $50,000 derived from...



Loblaw resets passwords for PC Plus accounts

Loblaw resets passwords for all PC Plus accounts following security breach

Pumped up!

Thanks to the support of local businesses, individuals, and administration at Normanby Community School, students from Grades 5-8 are able to take part in the Fit for Learning program at the school. The initiative allows students to get a quick workout in during first recess in a safe environment. Pictured with the equipment are students Owen Edwards, Alyssa Becker, Wyland Tone, Wyatt Arnold, Lindsey Dippel and Lily Dyer.

Nerd Night expands

The Cultural Collective is expanding its board game nights, dubbed Nerd Night, to Centralia and Huron Park. Above are participants Shannon Rogers, left, and Jeff MacFarlane at the January Nerd Night in Centralia.

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.

'These belong to you'

It was the end of an era on Feb. 8, as Audrey and Dennis MacDonald (left) handed over the keys to MacDonald’s Home Appliances to new owners Dan and Wanda Foertsch (right). The Foertsch’s say that it will be “ business as usual” at the downtown Mount Forest store.

News From Beyond Southwestern Ontario


Toronto stock market continues slide

Toronto stock market rises modestly as American indexes dip



Electricity disconnection ban set to April 30

Electricity disconnection ban set to April 30; currently 930 homes disconnected



Train judges to handle sex cases: proposed law

Tory legislation would require would-be judges to learn about sexual assault


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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

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Heritage Chickens!

The love of Heritage Chickens.

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I was sitting working at the computer yesterday morning

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