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Through history’s eyes: Exploring forgotten cemeteries

I got lost as I was looking for it — the Blakely Farm cemetery, that is. When I ought to have gone due south on Old Mill Road in the former Ops Township, I instead made a left turn and ended up cycling through some of the most spectacular scenery in this part of Kawartha Lakes.

Body discovered in Fenelon Falls

Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating after a body was… Continue reading “Body discovered in Fenelon Falls”

Gamiing Nature Centre offers summer day camps

Gamiing Nature Centre is offering summer day camp in August for ages 4-11.

During the five-day nature camp, youth will participate in active and engaging outdoor experiences. Campers will use the newly refurbished Discovery Shack which has been restored thanks to local community support.

Lindsay woman with rare condition looks forward to starting new chapter of her life

Ever heard of porphyria (por-FEAR-e-uh)? Or maybe a specific kind of it, erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP)? Me neither. In fact, some doctors have not heard of it and even disbelieved Lindsay resident Megan Nicholas when she told them she felt like she was burning up, despite no outward symptoms.

Lindsay’s Wright sisters aim to fly high in water polo at Olympics

Emma and Claire Wright, 24 and 27, two sisters and Lindsay residents, are heading off to Japan soon to represent Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. A surprise Zoom call today was organized by their mother, Wendy Wright, with over 50 friends, family members, and others who wanted to wish them good luck.

Doug & Mary Perry higher education fund announced

Mike Perry has established the Doug & Mary Perry Higher Education Fund with the Community Foundation of Kawartha Lakes. Perry is the past president and co-founder of the foundation.

Plowing

International Plowing Match cancelled again

Lack of clarity from province forces their hand, organizers say

For the second year in a row, the directors of the Ontario Plowmen’s Association have been forced to cancel the… Continue reading “International Plowing Match cancelled again”