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Multiple deaths far more prevalent in transport truck-related collisions, says OPP

HURON COUNTY – The Ontario Provincial Police has responded to more than 27,000 collisions...

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Listowel Wingham Hospital Alliance transitions to one board

Over the past few months the Listowel Wingham Hospital Alliance has moved to a committee of the...

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Huron-Perth Walk for ALS takes place June 25

Every day, between two and three Canadians die of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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#safefood2go contest

Picnic and barbecue season offers many opportunities for outdoor fun with family and friends. These...

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Colourful addition proposed for the Howick Community Centre

Rosemary Rognvaldson, vice-chair of the Howick Bloomers, presented a revised plan for a new...

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Council concerned with decline in agriculture employment

“We would have as many farmers that we could handle if they could make a living doing it,” North...

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Name change for East Wawanosh Anniversary

The committee in charge of the of the formerly known East Wawanosh Pow Wow, has decided to change...

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Protect yourself from mosquito and tick bites this summer

HURON COUNTY - As people spend more time outdoors, the Huron County Health Unit wants to remind the...

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PLAY BALL

Local firefighters joined in the baseball game where Grade 7 students played for bragging rights at the Swing into Summer safety event at Howick Central Public School on June 14.

ON DECK

Pictured here is the Howick Pool lifeguard staff for the 2016 summer season. Back row is Vienna van Veen, Carly Kreller, Tiffany Sanburn and Nicole Sanburn. In the front row is Andrea Versteeg and Troy Walther. The pool opened this week for swimming lessons and will have it’s first public swim on June 18 from 2p.m. to 4p.m.

RURAL MEDICINE

Four first-year medical students from Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario spent last week learning what it is like to work in medicine in a rural area. Pictured is Alex Hofkirchner from Oshawa, Hyder Ali Khan from Windsor, Thien Dang from London, and Tommy Lin from Toronto.

IN APPRECIATION

Pictured from left to right (back row) Tracie Bartliff, Glenis King, Suzi Dale, Kathy Turner-Adkin, Joan Hern, Julie Shanahan, Tracy Nash, Lynn O’Rourke, Joy Elliott (second row) Linda Marcoux, Brenda Adamson, Cathy Paterson, Mary Jane Rawls, Cheryl Wheeler, Cathy Cudmore(front row) Julie Schlosser, Pam Bernard, Michelle Geddes, Ruth Craig. Absent from the photo is Laurie Miners, Dawn Riley, Joyce Wesselink. These county employees received certificates of appreciation at Huron County council.

HERO

Pictured here is 10-year-old Briea Savage with a FDNH tanker in front of her grandparents’ barn after the barn fire on June 1.

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