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The minister of Haliburton United Church, Harry Morgan gets comfortable having the spotlight on him as he videotapes his sermon. Morgan began videotaping his messages to share through media such as Facebook, to modernize his church and reach a wider audience. Morgan is not the only minister to do this as technology use in the church is on the rise throughout Ontario and North America.

Local churches bring technology into the congregation

Harry Morgan never dreamed he would be a minister, or a YouTube star. And now he is both.

Longtime business changes hands

For more than 50 years hardware supplies have been available on the corner of Maple Avenue and Highland Street and that tradition will continue to live on.

Man approaches girl, offers a ride – OPP look for public help

On Friday, April 11, between 1 to 2 p.m. an incident took place at the town docks in the village of Haliburton. A young female was ...

Dan Busby, photographer and bird expert, is showcasing his work like this common loon on Head Lake, as part of his upcoming show Birds by Busby at the Rails End Gallery in Haliburton from April 26 to June 14. He will be part of the show's kickoff event from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 26.
Common Loon winter plumage, Head Lake, Haliburton, ON

Beauty of birds revealed in upcoming show

A local artist is singing the virtues of birds, revealing their beauty through an upcoming Haliburton exhibition at the Rails End Gallery.

GSA symposium advocates acceptance

Acceptance was the theme of the day at the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Gay-Straight Alliance’s art symposium on Thursday, April 17.

Casey, Roberts vie for deputy-reeve seat

As the six-month mark nears for the next municipal election, candidates for seats on Dysart et al council are starting to spring up.

Cardiff children tap into the arts

Since it began in 2004 the Haliburton Highlands Arts Council’s Artists in the Schools program has been teaching children to be more imaginative and creative individuals through embracing the arts.

Armatec public meeting-Donna Martin

Armatec won’t fight council at OMB

Armatec Survivability, the company hoping to create an armour-testing site in Harcourt, has decided to take their plans to another community.

Politicians disappointed with AMO report

Haliburton County politicians are panning the final report from the steering committee on OPP costs compiled by the Association of Municipalities of Ontario.

Local organizations thank their volunteers

Across the Haliburton Highlands, organizations large and small are celebrating the volunteers that make the community vibrant.

Doc gives global perspective on water

Watermark, an epic trip around the world visiting 10 countries and hearing 20 stories about water, will be a part of this year's Doc(k) Day at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion on April 12.

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The minister of Haliburton United Church, Harry Morgan gets comfortable having the spotlight on him as he videotapes his sermon. Morgan began videotaping his messages to share through media such as Facebook, to modernize his church and reach a wider audience. Morgan is not the only minister to do this as technology use in the church is on the rise throughout Ontario and North America.

Local churches bring technology into the congregation

Harry Morgan never dreamed he would be a minister, or a YouTube star. And now he is both.

Dan Busby, photographer and bird expert, is showcasing his work like this common loon on Head Lake, as part of his upcoming show Birds by Busby at the Rails End Gallery in Haliburton from April 26 to June 14. He will be part of the show's kickoff event from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 26.
Common Loon winter plumage, Head Lake, Haliburton, ON

Beauty of birds revealed in upcoming show

A local artist is singing the virtues of birds, revealing their beauty through an upcoming Haliburton exhibition at the Rails End Gallery.

Ryan Dawson, who performed a couple of spoken word poems, discusses the meaning of acceptance with audience members at the GSA symposium last week at HHSS.

GSA symposium advocates acceptance

Acceptance was the theme of the day at the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Gay-Straight Alliance’s art symposium on Thursday, April 17.

‘SPARC’ling youth spirit

In 2007, the Conjurors presented The Last of the Great White Pine, wherein the spirits of the pines told their story through spoken word poetry.

Casey, Roberts vie for deputy-reeve seat

As the six-month mark nears for the next municipal election, candidates for seats on Dysart et al council are starting to spring up.

Sports

Intermediate Jaguars miss county berth

The J. Douglas Hodgson Elementary School Jaguars intermediate girls basketball team finished third at the Intermediate Girls Zone Basketball Tournament on Tuesday at Archie Stouffer Elementary School (ASES) in Minden.

The perfect Storm celebrate

Back in August 2013 we selected 17 players to embark on a journey that would take us to the OMHA finals ending March 29th 2014 as our final destination.

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Junior Hawks send 15 to Kawartha qualifier

The junior Red Hawks badminton team is looking good.

Red Hawks senior Nick Thompson returns a shot during practice last week in preparation for the Kawartha qualifying tournament coming up this week. The team is made up of mainly Grade 11 athletes and will be hardpressed to repeat as COSSA team champions this year.

Entire senior badminton squad soars to Kawartha qualifer

The challenge is only starting for the 16 Red Hawks senior badminton players who advanced to the Kawartha qualifier after a successful pre-qualifying tournament on Tuesday, April 1 at Fenelon Falls Secondary School.

HHSS Red Hawks skaters shine gold

The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School figure skating team skated strongly at the Eastern Ontario High School Invitational skating competition.