Thursday, September 14, 2017
Members of the Brussels Agricultural Society have been hard at work for the last two weeks and the biggest Brussels Fall Fair ever is now ready for patrons and exhibitors.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
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.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Huron County s barn quilt trail, which has taken shape in the months leading up to the International Plowing Match (IPM), has now been immortalized in a book.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Sponsors of the International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton, alongside the media that will report on it, attended a special meet-and-greet day at the IPM site in Walton last week on Sept. 6.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Over five years in the making, the International Plowing Match (IPM), the 100th in history, is finally ready to begin at Jack Ryan s farm in Walton.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
The annual reunion of the Huron Pioneer Thresher and Hobby Association proved to be great despite some wet weather on Thursday and Friday according to President Peter Hendriks.
Thursday, September 7, 2017
A number of local families, businesses and organizations have been honoured by the International Plowing Match (IPM) Beautification Committee ahead of the match later this month.
Thursday, September 7, 2017
The annual reunion of the Huron Pioneer Thresher and Hobby Association is once again approaching fast.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Brussels Fall Fair Little Ambassador Casey Bernard is excited about the adventures she is going to have representing the Brussels Agricultural Society.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Paul Dodds and Lucas Townsend will represent Huron County at the International Plowing Match in Walton later this year in the Senior and Junior plowing competitions, respectively.
Monday, August 28, 2017
While nearly 20 local landowners are coming together to jointly host the International Plowing Match in a few weeks, it s the Ryans and the Ringgenbergs who are at the centre of it all.
Monday, August 28, 2017
A special event was held at the Seaforth and District Community Centre on Sunday focused on the quilts that will be a part of the upcoming 100th International Plowing Match in Walton.
Friday, August 25, 2017
The Huron County Plowing Match took place last week in South Huron on the farm of John and Kathy Gielen near Crediton and many locals took top spots throughout the event.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
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.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Four young women from the Brussels area will be competing for the title of Brussels Fall Fair Ambassador next weekend. This year s winner will have the added bonus of representing the fair in its one-time-only location of Walton
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Sherry McCall, the entertainment committee co-ordinator at the International Plowing Match, has a pretty good pedigree for her position, including penning the event s theme song.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
G2G Inc., the group behind the Goderich-to-Guelph (G2G) Rail Trail, held its second annual barbecue and general meeting in Blyth this year, attracting dozens to the meeting last week.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Jim Armstrong, who lives just north of Blyth, has been a big part of the competitive plowing scene for decades and the branches of his tree have continued his great work.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
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.
Thursday, June 8, 2017
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.
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Cowbell Brewing Company is set to host its grand opening on Saturday, Aug. 5 exclusive to the residents of Blyth.
Friday, June 2, 2017
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.
Friday, June 2, 2017
The Brussels Farmers Market opened its 2017 season with 19 vendors which organizer Rene Richmond says is a good start to the season.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
The Four Winds Barn in Brussels, as anyone who has driven by recently knows, is coming along rapidly as the structure s roof is being built.
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