Saying he was the one blessed to have had a career working with and for farmers, former Minister of Agriculture Jack Riddell of Exeter graciously accepted a plaque for being inducted into the Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame
The Londesborough Lions, represented by Ralph deWeerd, left, received $1,000 from Transfigured Town Inc. for the club s efforts in running parking at the Festival of Wizardry last month. (Denny Scott photo)
With the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) moving from the rearview mirrors of the public to the history books, The Citizen took some time to reminisce with members of the executive and event committees about the 100th match
Significant parts of Blyth will be transformed next weekend for the Festival of Wizardry, a large event focused on fictional magical realms and characters set to bring over 9,000 people to the village.
I don t usually wear a piece of rubber around my wrist, it s not my kind of fashion statement. This one, No Limits, No Excuses really struck a chord with me and since it has been a month of meeting people with tremendous strength...
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.
As part of a concentrated effort to bring more visitors to the Elementary School Fair in Belgrave, the committee behind the event has sought out events and attractions that can entertain larger audiences.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.