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Hensall District Co-operative Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Hensall District Co-operative celebrated its Diamond Anniversary with a customer appreciation day filled with activities for the whole family. HDC CEO Earl Wagner who started in sales at the Co-op 48 years ago explains how all past directors gathered to reminisce and expects around 1500 customers with their families, politicians, co-op directors and staff to […]

Exeter OPP Open House

Exeter OPP detachment held a community open house to show the new renovations and different units of the OPP were on display.

Jim Finkbeiner’s Last Fundraising Walk

Jim Finkbeiner of Exeter again walked from Exeter to Clinton for his third and last time to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer disease. About a dozen supports joined Jim to start off the walk that ended around 2 pm in Clinton.

Exeter Home Furniture Grand Opening

Jon Dinney and RaeAnn Ladouceur, owners of the new Home Furniture store in Exeter held their grand opening today. After 124 years, Dinney’s furniture closed its doors in June 2011, now re-opening under the Home Furniture name. Ada Dinney mother of Jon Dinney operated Dinney’s furniture with her husband before Jon took over. South Huron […]

Exeter Celebrates Family Day with Winterfest

This year’s Family Day was celebrated in Exeter with the first ‘Winterfest South Huron’, featuring events all day long from a community breakfast to fireworks and a moonlit snowshoe walk in the evening. Organizer George Finch talks with the other organizers and family’s at the event.

UWO ElginField Observatory Telescope Closing

The Elginfield Observatory owned and operated by the University of Western Ontario is located north of London Ontario and will be closing at the end of 2010 due to a loss in interest. With cost to maintain the facility rising and retirement of the observatory technician, Professor David Gray of the Physics & Astronomy Department […]

South Huron Gets New Water Tower in Huron Park

A new Water Tower was being erected in Huron Park that will hold 2.7 million liters, primarily to provide fire flow in case of an emergency to Huron Park, Centralia, Crediton, and area. Colin Wiebe of Gamsby and Mannerow, the company that engineered the project was on hand to explain. Don Giberson, Director of Infrastructure […]

FedDev Ontario Funding Announcement for Goderich Aircraft

FedDev Ontario Invests more than $4.4 million in Goderich Aircraft to expand its operations, create jobs and stimulate the local economy. The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for FedDev Ontario was on hand to make the announcement.

Last Volvo Road Grader Produced in Goderich

The last Volvo road grader produced in Goderich was on display at the Maitland Centre with employee signatures written on it surrounded by a gathering of dignitaries, employees and the public. Volvo Motor Grader GM Jay Davis opened his speech explaining how they are transitioning employees into other areas of work since it was announced […]