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.
The Elementary School Fair in Belgrave is marking its 97th year later this month and, after having it grow substantially last year, fair committee President Alice McDowell is excited for what this year will bring.
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.
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.
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.
Artistic Director Gil Garratt has succeeded in hitting a celebratory note in the Blyth Festival s return to Memorial Hall now new and improved after $4.2 million of renovations both on and off the stage.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scott Ramsay, one of Blyth s most celebrated artists and a past winner of the Huron County Art Bank competition, submitted a piece for this year s Blyth Festival Art Gallery Community Show called Solitude .
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.
A group of 16 current students and recent graduates from F.E. Madill Secondary School, along with teachers and some chaperones, recently visited Europe as part of the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge in France.
Blyth s Friends of the Village gardening group has put its first year of maintaining Blyth s green spaces behind it and liaison Lissa Kolkman said the group has created plenty of memorable moments, but with many more to come as well.
The Dodds family of Winthrop has been living and breathing plowing matches for decades. As a result, the majority of the family has received recognition both at home and abroad for their efforts in competitions, but also in bringing events to life.
While most of the memorial awards presented by the Blyth Brussels Minor Hockey Association at its year-end banquet at the Brussels, Morris and Grey Community Centre last week were based on age group, the Don Higgins Memorial Award
Landowner fears over property rights as affected by the proposed Huron Natural Heritage Plan Implementation Strategy dominated the discussion at the Huron County Federation of Agriculture s Local Politician Forum in Clinton
On Monday night, Central Huron Council voted to maintain the municipality s current ward system.
Council faced widespread criticism of the proposed move in the form of several delegations, the municipality s own website poll and the opinion of residents
For the Townsend family, the International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton in 2017 will be an event filled with firsts. Starting with the youngest generation, Lucas Townsend, of Blyth will be plowing on his own for the first time.
After noticing that Brussels Agricultural Society Secretary Treasurer Brian Schlosser had refused monetary compensation for the job, members suggested a change, despite Schlosser s good-natured gesture.
The Grant and Mildred Sparling Centre, home of the Canadian Centre for Rural Creativity (CCRC), took its next major step towards completion with the Blyth Arts and Cultural Initiative 14 19 Inc. securing an architect for the site.
Jean Davidson was recognzied for her efforts throughout the community, including her membership in the Brussels Lions Club, by being named the Brussels Citizen of the Year by a panel of former winners.
Walton native and University of Guelph student Sean Mitchell has a lot to be celebrating this month. Not only is the first-year student pursuing his dream of studying civil and environmental engineering, but, thanks to his efforts in the community...
In an International Plowing Match (IPM) version of the passing of the torch, dirt was brought from this year s match in Harriston in Wellington County to Brussels and Huron County, near the site of next year s match in Walton.
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.