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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.
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.
Friday, July 28, 2017
The Citizen put together a keepsake commemorative edition highlighting the history of Blyth from its founding in 1877 to 2017.
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.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
The Citizen s special Keepsake Commemorative Edition for the East Wawanosh 150th Anniversary looks back on the past century-and-a-half in the municipality.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
The Auburn and District Lions Club recently celebrated its 40th Anniversary. Join The Citizen for a look at what makes the club special and the history behind the group.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The Brussels Lions recently celebrated the group s 70th anniversary special and The Citizen helped out with this look at where the group has been, where it is and where it is going.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Very often the life of Ernie Phillips from just north of Blyth ran on an annual cycle, coinciding with a number of different seasons.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
After years of planning, research and development, the wheels of Blyth Cowbell Brewing Company are now officially in motion with a plan to construct a craft brewery in Blyth at the southeast corner of London Road and County Road 25.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Work is underway on the Blyth Festival project The Fighting 61st, but those involved with the play will tell you that they ve just begun to scratch the surface.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
The articles I write for Auburn news I like the most are when I get to write about people. This week I m writing about one of my favourite people, Auburn resident and friend, Joel Scott.
Thursday, January 7, 2016
The Citizen looks back on 2015 with its annual retrospective
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
The East Street Station in Goderich has had new life breathed into it once more as FauxPop Media has bought the structure and is looking to turn the site into a cultural and creative hub in the community.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
After being closed by the Avon Maitland District School Board several years ago, the former Brussels Public School is having life breathed into it once again in the form of the Brussels Old Colony Christian Mennonite School.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Earlier this year, Chief Petty Officer Second Class Mark A. Bearss CD2 retired from active duty after 34 years of service. The Blyth native, who now makes his home on the east coast, put pen to paper and recounted some of his experiences...
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Blyth architect John Rutledge is in the midst of working on two high-profile heritage projects one in London and another on the Six Nations Reserve near Caledonia.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Driving by the container home Brent Hillier of Hillier Contracting Inc., is building in Bayfield, I see two cars, two cyclists and one truck driver slow down to take a look.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
There are now good days and bad days for paralyzed Blyth-area cyclist Julie Sawchuk, who currently calls London s Parkwood Institute home but as she learns and trains more for her new reality, she says the good days are starting to outnumber the bad.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
While the Lulu Tree was first established in June, 2014, the not-for-profit organization founded by Blyth native Emily Wierenga is just beginning to do its most important work yet.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
The life of 41-year-old Julie Sawchuk will now go one of two ways which way, however, is dependent on whether or not she is able to walk again.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
In a disposable world, where goods that don t last are often replaced instead of repaired, it s not often a tradesman who specializes in the latter finds success but Leo Deitner says his woodworking business...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
An 18-month labour of love has paid off in a big way for Blyth s Doug Scrimgeour, who conceived, and has now delivered, a program that has literally put clothes on the backs and equipment in the hands of Mexican emergency responders.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
While the presbytery has been around for more than 160 years in Brussels, the building which currently holds Melville Presbyterian Church is turning 100 this year and a celebration is planned at the century-old building this weekend.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Major Shane Loder had no idea how living near the Saugeen Municipal Airport in Hanover would impact him later in life.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
I wanted to be able to say that I had made the world a better place, even if it s only a very small part of the world, and that my actions will live on after I am gone, says Corporal Nathan Loder
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