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Monday, February 17, 2020

Local Sports

Para hockey rivals Canada and the U.S. face off in Elmira this week

They come from all over the country, but they’re united in one goal: take back the gold medal for Canada.

Jacks split opening pair in playoff series vs. New Hamburg

For the Wellesley Applejacks, 4-1 and 4-1 make it 1-1 in the opening round of the Provincial Junior Hockey League playoffs.

Kings one win away from clinching top spot in conference

The fruits of their penalty-filled labours the previous week proved bitter for the Elmira Sugar Kings, who dropped both games over the weekend.

Young basketball players among group fundraising for trip to Hungary, preparing to take part in the International Children’s Games

It will be the trip of a lifetime for Elmira’s Megan Hume and Conestogo’s Caela McLennan, who’ll be among 20 athletes from the region...

Another weekend, another pair of wins

A pair of wins over the weekend was somewhat routine for the Elmira Sugar Kings. The brawl and endless parade...

Kate’s Kause beneficiary of upcoming Kings charity game/auction

When the Elmira Sugar Kings take on the Listowel Cyclone February 16 at the WMC, they’ll be sporting special sweaters reflecting the recipients of...

Jacks win two more to wrap up regular season

The Wellesley Applejacks won their final two games of the regular season last weekend, finishing second in the South Doherty Division. They open the...

Siblings rake in the medals in Costa Rica

Two local martial artists have returned from an international competition with plenty of hardware to show for their efforts. Breslau...

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Bauman, Rebecca

Passed away at Victoria Hospital, London, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the age of 10 months. Rebecca was...

Getting out for a walk, and raising money for WCS, on a cold February night

It may be billed as the Coldest Night of the Year, but February 22 will offer up plenty of...

Woolwich hires contractor to assess condition of its buildings

Some of the municipal buildings aren’t particularly old, but Woolwich is already planning for the eventual repairs and replacement...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Deputy chief to retire from Waterloo Regional Police

Waterloo Regional Police this week announced deputy chief Kevin Chalk will retire after 38 years of service.

EDSS student wins $5,000 scholarship to pursue his university education

Max Campbell’s dreams of perhaps one day making it to space got a down-to-Earth boost last week in the...

Townships look for more reliable grant funding

The province may be holding steady next year the overall funding it provides to rural and Northern municipalities,...

Every community deals with homelessness, social ills

That an event such as the Coldest Night of the Year has the potential to provide community-building benefits...