BUSINESS --- Agnew’s General Store in Wilberforce has been a family-run business for nearly a century. But recently, Mary Barker and her siblings, Cathy and Wynne, decided it was time to put the business up for sale.
NEWS --- A draft bylaw, regulating the maintenance of nearly 20 kilometres of seasonallymaintained roads throughout the Township of Minden Hills, was described “as a hand grenade being thrown in the room” by Mayor Brent Devolin.
PEOPLE --- Billy Pickard was a decorated veteran, a grand storyteller and, one could argue, witnessed more in her lifetime than many of us ever will. Pickard, 97, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 5 surrounded by her family.
NEWS --- Minden Hills township staff have now tabled a report saying the Bob Lake Association’s (BLA) plan for a new public boat launch will have to be altered, costing more than $180,000 – a far cry from the association’s $30,000 price tag.