With the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) moving from the rearview mirrors of the public to the history books, The Citizen took some time to reminisce with members of the executive and event committees about the 100th match
After a successful campaign to bring Princess Margriet of the Netherlands to Huron County, the men behind Dutch Canadians Remember as One are looking to bring our cenotaphs into the new technological age.
Saying he was the one blessed to have had a career working with and for farmers, former Minister of Agriculture Jack Riddell of Exeter graciously accepted a plaque for being inducted into the Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame
The Londesborough Lions, represented by Ralph deWeerd, left, received $1,000 from Transfigured Town Inc. for the club s efforts in running parking at the Festival of Wizardry last month. (Denny Scott photo)
Regional Tourism Organization 4 (RTO4) has now hosted the first of three meetings dedicated to
DestinationBLYTH, a special think-tank aimed at leveraging recent growth in Blyth to position the village to capitalize on tourism and development
While the morning of Saturday, Oct. 7 might have been a little on the cold and wet side, there was still plenty to do in Clinton at its annual Harvestfest, which went ahead despite the less-than-ideal conditions.
Huron County Victim Services Dancing with the Stars fundraiser will feature some local talent this year including avid dancer and nine-year event veteran Les Cook of Blyth and his partner star Melissa Boven.
I don t usually wear a piece of rubber around my wrist, it s not my kind of fashion statement. This one, No Limits, No Excuses really struck a chord with me and since it has been a month of meeting people with tremendous strength...
Significant parts of Blyth will be transformed next weekend for the Festival of Wizardry, a large event focused on fictional magical realms and characters set to bring over 9,000 people to the village.
While it was a difficult decision for the committee behind the International Plowing Match (IPM) to close the Tented City on Wednesday, Sept. 20, the displaced campers and visitors to the area took advantage of all that the surrounding municipalities...
The committee behind the International Plowing Match (IPM) faced a very difficult decision due to the isolated rain incident that flooded the grounds of the tented city on Tuesday: whether Tented City should remain open or not.
The Brussels, Morris and Grey Community Centre played host to nearly 700 guests on Friday night with the Celebration of Excellence banquet the culmination of days of hard work connected to the International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton.
As part of a concentrated effort to bring more visitors to the Elementary School Fair in Belgrave, the committee behind the event has sought out events and attractions that can entertain larger audiences.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.