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Thursday, March 30, 2017
Huron County has a storied history of portraying the lives of farmers the stage, whether it actually be at Blyth Community Memorial Hall or on the threshing floor of a barn in Goderich Township.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Later this year, Huron County will play host to the biggest event on the province s agricultural calendar: the International Plowing Match (IPM). Warden Jim Ginn thought it was only right that a farmer lead the county through this important time.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
While the annual reunion of the Huron Pioneer Thresher and Hobby Association is a great place to take in some antique agricultural artifacts, it s only one weekend a year.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
This year s International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton has been billed as serving up all Huron County has to offer. In the case of the Huron County Federation of Agriculture s food court, that will very literally be the case.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
For Jeremy Hanna, making maple syrup has been a nearly life-long avocation. Hanna, who owns Hanna Maple Syrup north of Auburn, said that he started producing maple syrup on his family farm in the mid-1990s, when he was in Grade 7.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Tim Prior, a Brussels-area beef producer and businessman, is one of just over a dozen Canadian producers of some of the rarest beef in the world.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
For Tamara McMullen and Brian Wiley, running the Firmly Rooted organic farm started out as trying to provide for themselves and has grown into something much bigger.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
The proposed Huron County Natural Heritage Plan (NHP) has stirred up a hornets nest of controversy, but the Planning and Development Department assures the public that it s business as usual, building upon existing policies and environmental goals.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Farms being passed from one generation to the next is a practice as old as farming, however it s no longer as simple as just making a will anymore.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
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.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
One of the biggest attractions for women at each year s International Plowing Match (IPM) is the Lifestyles Tent and this year s programming has been placed in two pairs of very capable hands.
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 23, 2016
Salute to Agriculture shines a light on the achievements of agricultural innovators from The Citizen s circulation area and beyond. This year has stories about alternative energy, the International Plowing Match, award-winning animals and alpacas.
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.
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