Jack Ryan, his children and grandchildren are all serving as hosts for this year s IPM in Walton. The roots of this endeavour, however, are strongly tied to Jack s wife Marianna, who lost her battle with ovarian cancer in 2012.
The Elementary School Fair in Belgrave is marking its 97th year later this month and, after having it grow substantially last year, fair committee President Alice McDowell is excited for what this year will bring.
I have high standards. I want the best projects from my students, top marks on my kids report cards, faster results with each race, the best food on a night out and the most entertaining movie. Is that such a bad thing?
Fire Department of North Huron (FDNH) Chief Ryan Ladner has brought some very specific and applicable experience to his first six months as head of the fire department and principal of the Emergency Services Training Centre.
With the opening week of the Blyth Cowbell Brewing Company in the books, Vice-President and General Manager Grant Sparling says everyone at the company is amazed by the amount of support the new restaurant brewery has received.
Like many others around Huron County, Brian Schlosser from the Brussels area has added a beautifully-crafted barn quilt to his homestead. Over five days this September, however, he hopes that IPM visitors will add substantially to his barn quilt.
Team Cowbell, a collection of cyclists sponsored by Blyth Cowbell Brewing Co., recently completed the MS Bike tour from Grand Bend to London and back, all in an effort to raise money to help battle multiple sclerosis.
After a lengthy debate, the budget for the Blyth Business Improvement Area (BIA) will remain very similar to last year s and the organization s maximum and minimum levies remain where they have been for the last five years.
Events set to celebrate Blyth s 140th anniversary reunion over the weekend brought hundreds of visitors to the community and resulted in a surplus that organizers hope to funnel back into the community.
Souvenirs are a big part of International Plowing Match (IPM) process every year, but, with the 100th iteration of the event, merchandising has taken on a life of its own according to souvenir committee chairs Allan and Karen Carter.
The late Jack Lee, formerly of Londesborough and Blyth, was honoured over the weekend by the Western Ontario Athletic Association. Lee, who passed away in 2013, was honoured as a community sports builder.
Tom Cull, an East Wawanosh native, is one of 150 Ontarians who told their stories as part of 150 Stories, a special book compiled by the office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to help mark Canada s sesquicentennial this year.
The Huron Residential Hospice may have some ground to break and an addition to construct before it s operational, but, with the support of Huron County Council through the Warden s annual Golf Tournament last week, it is closer to reality.
Blyth s Colton Smith and his parents Jamie and Joanne have been searching for answers for a rare medical condition for the better part of a decade and they hope to find them at the Mayo Clinic next month.
Artistic Director Gil Garratt has succeeded in hitting a celebratory note in the Blyth Festival s return to Memorial Hall now new and improved after $4.2 million of renovations both on and off the stage.
Just prior to Canada celebrating its 150th anniversary on Saturday, Huron-Bruce MP Ben Lobb recognized dozens of Huron County residents for their efforts by awarding them Commemorative Canada 150 medals.
The Blyth Creek was at its highest level in 40 years as the village saw the second-highest amount of precipitation in the Maitland River watershed during a flood-causing, intense rain event on Thursday, June 22.
A significant aspect of the annual International Plowing Match (IPM) is the Queen Competition which, for more than half a century, has been recognizing the efforts of Queens from local plowing matches.
For the past eight years, Freedom Maple Syrup has been contributing to the Families of the Fallen Soldiers fund and, last year, the organization marked a tenfold increase in its annual donation over its first year.
A dedicated group of some of Huron County s youngest residents has some big plans for a tent at this year s International Plowing Match (IPM), which they plan to fill with their even bigger aspirations.
The worlds of literature, film and theatre crossed paths Friday night at Blyth Memorial Hall when the Alive Munro Festival of the Short Story presented a viewing of author and filmmaker Michael Ondaajte s The Clinton Special.
Rick Sickinger and the Huron Arts and Heritage Network (HAHN) have brainstormed a number of ways to display the county s artistic side this September at the International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton.
The inclusion of the Princess competition at the International Plowing Match (IPM) outside of Walton this year represents the culmination of hard work by Barb Terpstra, the competition chair, and George and Ruth Townsend.
In just under a year and a half, the brainchild of Blyth s Doug Scrimgeour has resulted in an estimated over $15 million worth of used fire and emergency medical services (EMS) equipment being repurposed to Mexico.