Thursday, September 14, 2017
Jack Ryan, his children and grandchildren are all serving as hosts for this year s IPM in Walton. The roots of this endeavour, however, are strongly tied to Jack s wife Marianna, who lost her battle with ovarian cancer in 2012.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Sherry McCall, the entertainment committee co-ordinator at the International Plowing Match, has a pretty good pedigree for her position, including penning the event s theme song.
Friday, July 28, 2017
The Citizen put together a keepsake commemorative edition highlighting the history of Blyth from its founding in 1877 to 2017.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Souvenirs are a big part of International Plowing Match (IPM) process every year, but, with the 100th iteration of the event, merchandising has taken on a life of its own according to souvenir committee chairs Allan and Karen Carter.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Jim Armstrong, who lives just north of Blyth, has been a big part of the competitive plowing scene for decades and the branches of his tree have continued his great work.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
The Citizen s special Keepsake Commemorative Edition for the East Wawanosh 150th Anniversary looks back on the past century-and-a-half in the municipality.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
The Auburn and District Lions Club recently celebrated its 40th Anniversary. Join The Citizen for a look at what makes the club special and the history behind the group.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
A significant aspect of the annual International Plowing Match (IPM) is the Queen Competition which, for more than half a century, has been recognizing the efforts of Queens from local plowing matches.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
For the past eight years, Freedom Maple Syrup has been contributing to the Families of the Fallen Soldiers fund and, last year, the organization marked a tenfold increase in its annual donation over its first year.
Thursday, June 8, 2017
A dedicated group of some of Huron County s youngest residents has some big plans for a tent at this year s International Plowing Match (IPM), which they plan to fill with their even bigger aspirations.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
When people are looking to get where they are going at the 2017 International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton this September, signs will be there to help lead the way thanks to Ken Scott and his dedicated signage committee.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Chris and Judy Lee of Walton wanted to curb their impact on the environment so they ve decided to build a passive house later this year.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
The Wingham Community Garden and Orchard has come a long way from its humble roots in 2012 to now annually providing hundreds of pounds of food for the North Huron Food Share.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
The International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton is just around the corner and the members of the beautification committee are looking to help community members spruce the county up a bit.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
With plans for the Goderich-to-Guelph (G2G) Rail Trail to serve as a cycling hiking highway for this year s International Plowing Match (IPM), work on the trail has ramped up in recent months.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Twenty-five years ago Lynda and Duncan McGregor ran into a problem with stinkweed plants in their backyard on the slope off what is now the Greenway Trail. The resulting solution created a unique garden that draws the attention and comments of passers-by
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Blyth s Friends of the Village gardening group has put its first year of maintaining Blyth s green spaces behind it and liaison Lissa Kolkman said the group has created plenty of memorable moments, but with many more to come as well.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
The Discover the Gardens of Huron Perth tour is in its fifth official year of operation and aiming for a successful two-year program this year.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
The 1978 International Plowing Match holds a special place in the heart of Beautification Chair Deb Falconer for a number of reasons.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
The Dodds family of Winthrop has been living and breathing plowing matches for decades. As a result, the majority of the family has received recognition both at home and abroad for their efforts in competitions, but also in bringing events to life.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The September, Huron County will play host to the 100th International Plowing Match in Walton. The last time Huron County hosted the match was in 1999. It is historically referred to as the Dust Match and Walton s Graeme Craig was the man who led it...
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Idling transport trucks are being turned off. Gas-guzzling pick-ups are being replaced with electric cars. And thousands of trees are being planted as several local businessmen in the seed, insurance and agri-business fields
Thursday, March 30, 2017
The McGavin family s history with agriculture in Huron County and the surrounding communities goes back generations.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Monique Baan of Walton is one of Huron County s most active leaders in the 4-H program something in which she believes wholeheartedly.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Even in a tight financial year due to a number of factors, including hosting the International Plowing Match in Walton later this year, Huron County Council felt one project should be resurrected off of the funding scrap heap.
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