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How ready are you for a prolonged emergency?

There are many positive aspects to life in the Kawartha Lakes, and you can add one more that might not typically come to mind: not a lot of emergencies.

Lindsay man top Canadian axe thrower, places 7th in world championships

Matthew Colavecchia spends his days aiming for a minute target with tiny needles and his nights and weekends aiming for a larger target — with an axe.

Kindness card campaign for seniors is back

100 Kids Who Care introduced concept in 2020

100 Kids Who Care, the organization that empowers kids to advocate for issues that matter to them, is bringing back the Kindness Card Campaign.

Pride night for Muskies

On Friday Nov. 4 the Lindsay Muskies celebrated the first pride Night celebration in the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL),… Continue reading “Pride night for Muskies”

Veteran Leonard Green remembers his service as a ‘store basher’

Some years ago, I had the opportunity to act as an interpreter for a living history exhibit about the lesser-known stories of those who served behind the front lines of the First World War.

Birds: With a little help from their friends

It’s not easy being a bird. Habitat loss, window collisions, cats, and the climate crisis are taking a terrible cumulative… Continue reading “Birds: With a little help from their friends”

Triumph and tragedy: Remembering the gold-winning 1992 LCVI Spartans

'We lost a little of ourselves along the way'

Thirty years ago, this group of young men reached the pinnacle of high school sport in this province, winning the Ontario Federation of Secondary Schools Athletic Association (OFSAA) championship in Toronto.