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Wallace landowners approached on new wind turbine project

WALLACE – A second wind project may be on the horizon for North Perth, with recent activity...

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New Monkton fire station put on hold

LISTOWEL – A new fire station for Monkton has been put on the back burner after a request for...

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Solar panels considered for new Listowel arena

LISTOWEL – As construction continues at the site of the Steve Kerr Memorial Complex, North Perth...

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Entertainment options for patients

Gathering for a look at the new TV screen in the patient lounge at St. Marys Memorial Hospital were, from left: Volunteer coordinator for the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA) Cheryl Hunt, Physiotherapy volunteer Cathy Taylor, Rehab Assistant Arden Longeway, Dr. Chuck Gatfield, Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Janice Longeway, RPN Brittany Mandigo, Memorial Hospital Manager Jane Rundle, Memorial Hospital Auxiliary President Larry Beattie, RPN Colleen Frayne, and HPHA CEO Andrew Williams.

New, safer cliff jump planned

Ever since July, 2014, swimmers at the St. Marys Quarry have been asked to enter the water only by using ladders at the deck; a contract to build a new, safer cliff jump has now been approved.

Hospital Foundation donation

Members of the Legion, Branch 236, St. Marys were on hand Aug. 15 to present a cheque for $5,097 to the Memorial Hospital Foundation. From left, front row: Legion president Peter Bushfield, Hospital Foundation vice-chair Pat Craigmile, Owen Marchant, Poppy Chair Branch 236, and RN Rebecca Wilker. Back row: Jason Cates, Legion track and field executive, personal support worker Aarron Stokes, Legion first VP Tom Jenkins, and Foundation executive director Krista Linklater.

Van in river

A Stratford Airporter van ended up in Lake Victoria after the driver struck a parked vehicle along Lakeside Drive.

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Ontario

Naked man steals tomatoes from backyard

Naked man takes a bath, steals tomatoes from residential backyard in Toronto

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Toronto man charged in child porn case

Toronto facing charges in child pornography investigation

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Canada

No winning ticket for Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket for Friday night's $45 million Lotto Max jackpot

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Ontario

Brown says he would repeal sex-ed changes

PC leader says he would scrap Liberal changes to sex-ed curriculum

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Canada

Five possible UN missions for Canada

Five possible peacekeeping missions that Canada could end up joining

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Men sentenced on terrorism-related charges

Three Ottawa men, including twins, sentenced on terrorism-related charges

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Listowel Juveniles to return for 2016-17 hockey season

LISTOWEL – For the first time since 2010-11, the Listowel Juvenile Cyclones will be back on the ice...

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Cyclones host Lincolns tonight at Memorial Arena

LISTOWEL – Fans will have the chance to see their new-look Junior Cyclones in GOJHL pre-season...

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United closes in on KDSL playoff spot with pair of wins

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Building a Homemade Composter

Composting to get away from chemical fertilizers.

Spring Cleaning Part III

Lemon juice is a great way of helping with the cleaning around the house and a bonus it smells...

Spring Cleaning Part II

One of the things I use a lot around the house for cooking and cleaning is baking soda. It is...

Heritage Chickens!

The love of Heritage Chickens.

Another post about coyotes.

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What was that?

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Why chickens might not be so stupid after all.

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Spring Cleaning – Part 1

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