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No comment from Reid as Minden council takes a stand

By Mark Arike Staff writer Minden Hills reeve Barb Reid has no comment after councillors publicly spoke out against statements she made to local media in June. During a July 25 regular council meeting, councillor Brigitte Gall presented a motion that stated the majority of council did not support Reid’s statements, which were published in […]

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By Adam Kingsmith Contributing writer Every year, dozens of local non-profit organizations rely on the kindness and generosity of both local and seasonal residents in order to meet their funding needs and continue to provide services to communities in the Highlands. This year’s flooding, however, has added another piece to the local fundraising puzzle. As […]

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By Mark Arike Staff writer Event organizers will need to have adequate insurance coverage if they plan to request a road closure in Minden Hills. Councillors made that decision at a June 27 council meeting after discussing several requests that have been received by the township over the past few weeks. CAO Nancy Wright-Laking reported […]

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By Mark Arike Staff writer A social media policy for the Township of Minden Hills is going back to the drawing board for the third time. At a June 27 council meeting, councillor Brigitte Gall addressed a section found in the draft of the policy that outlines what is deemed as unsuitable content. The policy […]

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By Matthew Desrosiers Editor Support for Minden’s flood relief keeps on coming. The latest group to add their celebrity to relief efforts are Jim Cuddy and Greg Keelor of Blue Rodeo, who will be performing at the Kinmount fairgrounds on Aug. 3. “Greg [Keelor] lives not far from me, and he likes spending time in […]

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Minden scores hole-in-one

By Mark Arike Staff writer  In terms of dollars raised, it’s the most successful golf tournament the Pinestone Resort has ever hosted. It was also a shining example of how the community comes together during times of need. On June 15, 200 golfers descended upon the resort for the first Minden Flood Relief Golf Tournament. […]

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Reeve Reid fires back at Rigney

By Mark Arike Staff writer Minden Hills reeve Barb Reid claims that a petition brought to council by local resident Lois Rigney is full of holes. At a June 13 committee-of-the-whole meeting, Rigney presented council with the petition, which addresses concerns about township staffing issues and voting patterns. “I was told I have 10 minutes […]

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Reid, Gall spar over policy at Minden council By Mark Arike Staff writer After looking at the best practices of four other municipalities, it appears that the Township of Minden Hills will soon have two separate policies to govern the use of social media and information technology. “What staff have done is separate those two […]

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Over $400K raised towards $1.3M target By Adam Kingsmith Contributing writer  Bill Obee subbed in for chair Jeanne Anthon this week in what was a very busy meeting for the Township of Minden Hills Disaster Relief Committee (DRC). First on the agenda was a post-mortem of last weekend’s highly successful charity golf tournament at the […]

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By Adam Kingsmith Now that the flooding has finally subsided, the waiting begins. That was the general sentiment at the second official weekly meeting of the Minden Hills Disaster Relief Committee (DRC), which took place in the common room of the Minden Hills Cultural Centre on June 3. The DRC – consisting of seven community […]

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