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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Not So Great Outdoorsman

It’s not always easy to make the right call

This past week while most other hunters have been chasing deer, I have been targeting waterfowl. There are two reasons for this....

Exploring alternate uses for goose calls

I don’t think anyone would disagree with me when I say the goose call is one of humanity’s greatest and most noble...

What’s in a name? Try painting a duck boat

One of my favourite outdoors stories is by Larry Dabblemont of Missouri. That tale is called Old Paint and it is about an...

Illuminating thoughts to lighten things

If you happen to notice more people walking around these days with white canes, seeing eye dogs and dark glasses, don’t be alarmed. It’s...

Duck call know-how and being mindful of what you say

Now that duck season is in full swing across the province, I think it is time to review the important matter of duck calling.

Duck season means it’s now crunch time

I have just realized I made a horrible mistake. That’s because I have just about finished building my duck boat,...

JUST POSTED

Hoffer, Donald (Donnie) Lavern

Passed away peacefully at his home in Elmira on Tuesday, November...

Coultes, Kenneth B.

Passed away suddenly at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, on Monday, November...

Winfield, George Robert

Peacefully passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Freeport Campus...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

Maryhill Halloween

This year was the first time that the Maryhill Historical Society was giving out treats at...

A Visible Reminder

Remembrance Day ceremonies were held Nov. 10 at the Elmira cenotaph following a...

Winter weather hits the roads

Two people were sent to the hospital following a three-vehicle collision near 7142...

Snow-clearing crews put to an early test in the townships

Monday brought more than just Remembrance Day, as snow-clearing crews in Woolwich and Wellesley townships were pressed...