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Monday, September 24, 2018

Schuurmans family continues cross-country milk tour

With the Canadian dairy industry under fire, the Schuurmans family is going through great lengths to raise awareness. Henk Schuurmans is continuing his cross-country...

A chance to take a peek behind the scenes

Poking around behind closed doors makes you nosy most days of the year, but Saturday is an exception. Some 34 sites, including various heritage buildings,...

A high-tech way to avoid some chores

What’s better than the smell of freshly cut grass? The smell of freshly cut grass you didn’t have to mow. Better still? Sitting in a...

Celebrating the rural-urban divide

You don’t have to travel far from any of the region’s urban areas to take in the lush golden-green and earthen browns that are...

Former Sugar Kings Cap’ amongst Dan Snyder Scholarship recipients

In an ongoing tribute to the late Dan Snyder, three young athletes from the townships were chosen for this year’s eponymous scholarship. The award,...

Finding fun and escape in the fantastical and whimsical

‘Whimsical’ is perhaps the best word, or maybe ‘fantastical,’ for the collection of works adorning the walls of the Kitchener Public Library. The creations...

Playground piece honours Elmira firefighter’s memory

If you’re a young family and are in the Elmira area, you’ve almost certainly considered taking a trip to Bolender Park by now. The...

Pair of campaigns looks to fill backpacks for kids in need...

Heading back to school may be the last thing on kids’ minds as July rolls into August, but there are more than a few...

It’s official, she’s outstanding in her field

Her lifelong commitment to agriculture has earned Elmira’s Ellen Sparry the Honorary Life Award from the Canadian Seed Growers’ Association. Sparry, the general manager at...

A blooming good time of the year

The busy spring planting season behind them, members of the Elmira Horticultural Society have some time to enjoy the fruits of their labour. Or,...