Increases in farm land taxes and worries over changes in the Natural Heritage Plan for Huron County were the among the issues discussed at the Huron County Federation of Agriculture (HCFA) Local Politicians Forum held Feb. 23 at the Clinton Legion.
Illusionist Lucas Wilson and his assistant Kelly DeFilla were in Wingham on Saturday for a pair of shows thanks to the Wingham Knights of Columbus. They played to a standing room-only crowd of young people and their parents in the afternoon
The Wingham Skating Club held its annual year-end showcase last week at the North Huron Wescast Community Complex and dozens of its members were on the ice showing off what they ve learned over the course of the season.
The committee behind last September s International Plowing Match (IPM) held its final all-chairs meeting last week and whether it was attendance figures, banding together in the face of adversity or donating money to local charities
He was wandering outside New Orleans pizza in Clinton when pizzeria owner, Judith Damsma, saw him. He had put his boots and a pair of socks on a picnic table and was walking around the parking lot wearing a rather worn pair of socks.
Huron County has 31 employees on its Sunshine List for 2017, which outlines the salaries of public employees who made over $100,000 throughout the year. This is up just one person from the 30 employees on the county s list in 2016.
While flood waters across the province may have claimed one life and caused significant damage to infrastructure, northern Huron County has escaped the worst of the damage, despite extremely high volumes of water moving through the area.
Thanks to inches of rain, warmer temperatures and a lot of foot traffic over the course of the day, the Blyth Lions Club s annual snow volleyball tournament quickly descended into an event of muddy proportions.
The Emergency Services Training Centre (ESTC) has been left in a bad situation after staff turnover at the site damaged its reputation according to Fire Department of North Huron (FDNH) Deputy-Chief Chad Kregar.
Stuart Hughes was the recipient of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) best actor award over the weekend for his work as Angus in The Drawer Boy, which was filmed in Huron County last year.
The Majestic Women s Institute (WI) in Brussels marked the recent passing of WI Day on Feb. 19 by donating to the Books, Blankets and Bears project and handing over a large number of mostly handmade stuffed animals, blankets and other toys
Bryan Morton is passionate about old barns. In fact, according to family lore, he was almost born in one. More than half a century later, Bryan is combining his love of agricultural history and a desire to give back to his community by building Four Winds
As is her annual tradition, Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson recently handed out her Remarkable Citizen awards at a special event in Teeswater. Several locals were honoured for their contributions to their communities.
Long-time Blyth Fire Chief Paul Josling will be honoured this May by the Dave Mounsey Memorial Fund, an organization with which he had been intimately involved since its inception until the time of his death.
Joey Scrimgeour put his best foot forward when he played with Huron FC over two years and, as a result, head coach Edwin Saraccini has signed him to the London Athletic Canadian FC Active Development Soccer Program.
Brussels Fire Department Captain Donald Hastings, left, was honoured by the federal government late last month with a 20-year Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal. Hastings was presented with the prestigious honour by Huron East Fire Chief Marty Bedard
In response to the announcement that the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) Branch will close later this year, a group of concerned citizens has started a petition urging the corporation to change its mind.
The Brussels Agricultural Society is in a position to donate $2,000 to the Brussels, Morris and Grey Community Centre for capital improvements thanks to its involvement with the International Plowing Match (IPM) last September.
With feedback from community stakeholders, Natural Interest, a fledgling company hoping to provide investment solutions for sustainable farming in Ontario, has some momentum behind it after a special event held in Blyth last week.
Within the next few weeks, Household Games will release Way of the Passive Fist on all major game platforms. It has been a labour of love for the team, which includes Blyth native Orie Falconer who designed the game s music and sound effects.
Brussels-area resident Elaine Armstrong was named the Citizen of the Year recipient for Brussels in 2017. She received her commemorative plaque on Sunday during a service at Melville Presbyterian Church in Brussels
Londesborough native and Canadian Premier Junior Hockey League (CPJHL) Seaforth Generals player Ethan Scrimgeour recently got the call to compete at the 2017-2018 Western States Hockey League Shootout Showcase in Las Vegas.
For Cinnamon Jim, right, and his wife Lois, not shown, the end of their business, Cinnamon Jim s, came not with a whimper but with as much beautiful music, merrymaking and well-wishing as could be mustered on Dec. 30
Order has been restored and Fire Department of North Huron (FDNH) personnel are back on the job after a tumultuous five days and a special meeting of North Huron Council Monday night at the Emergency Services Training Centre.
The Fire Department of North Huron is in a major state of flux after last night s staff meeting, which saw Deputy-Chiefs Matt Townsend and Chad Kregar and eight captains resign and the rest of the department walk out.
Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) coverage in Wingham could result in significant long-term savings for Wingham ratepayers according to North Huron Chief Administrative Officer Dwayne Evans, however that is predicated on OPP costing only...
The third and final Regional Tourism Organization 4 (RTO4) DestinationBLYTH meeting was the best attended of all the meetings and included the announcement of three different funding streams for projects in Blyth.
John and Heather Steffler, parents of Tanner Steffler who died as the result of a drug overdose earlier this year, are hoping to shine a light on the lack of resources for those embroiled in drug addiction in Huron County.
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.
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.
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.