Ripley-Huron Community Centre revamped using $500K grant

Renovations at the Ripley-Huron Community Centre (RHCC) are now complete. “We are thrilled to unveil the newly renovated RHCC, a project made possible through the generous Ontario Trillium Foundation grant and the unwavering support of MPP Lisa Thompson,” said Mike Fair, Huron-Kinloss director of community services, in a media release. “These enhancements not only modernize […]

Fatal Kincardine house fire under investigation

The cause of a residential fire that left one person dead is being investigated. According to a media release issued by the Municipality of Kincardine on Nov. 28, fire and emergency services from both Kincardine and Tiverton stations responded to the fire on Whippoorwill Lane on Nov. 24. “We can confirm that a person was […]

Reducing road salt use ‘not something that can wait’ as Ontario lakes see oxygen depletion, researcher says

Researchers at the University of Waterloo urge for the reduction of road salt applied during the winter months to reduce impacts of salinization on Ontario’s groundwater and lakes. Read the full story by CBC News.

Navy combat ship commissioned on Lake Michigan reaches Florida home port

The littoral combat ship USS Marinette LCS 25, built in Marinette, Wisconsin, and commissioned in Menominee, Michigan, traversed 15 locks, four Great Lakes and more than 1,400 nautical miles to reach the Atlantic Ocean and then continued its journey to its home port of Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, Florida. Read the full story by MLive.

How the Edmund Fitzgerald’s sinking inspired advances in storm navigation

The sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald not only inspired an iconic ballad from Canadian crooner Gordon Lightfoot, it also led to the advancement of Great Lakes weather monitoring and forecasting that has helped ships navigate storms ever since. Read the full story by The Detroit News.

Bruce Beach Municipal Drain Phase II Information Session

Update: A draft of the Phase II project drawings have been posted to
There's a Zoom information session that is happening this Saturday Feb 5, 2022 at 9:00 am. It will be to present the development plan and probably the additional tax assessments for Phase II of the Bruce Beach Municipal Drain. 

Emergency Notice - Voting Period Had Been Extended

The Township of Huron-Kinloss Voting Period has been extended 1 full day until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

Township of Huron-Kinloss

As of approximately 5:45 p.m. tonight, due to the technical difficulties experienced by Dominion Voting System the electors of the Township of Huron-Kinloss have experienced delays in internet and telephone voting. Large time delays were being experienced on both the telephone and internet methods of election.

Bruce Beach Rd Closed

Culvert Wash Out

Bruce Beach Rd is temporarily closed due to a culvert wash out between cottages 97 and 98, and as a result there is no through traffic from Concession 8 to 10.  Cottages 84 to 97 can access from Concession 8, and cottages 98 to 177 Bruce Beach Rd and those on Highland Dr may be reached from Concession 10.

Repair to the culvert will take place as soon as material is on site.

Emergency services have been notified.

Souvenir History of Bruce Beach

FOR well over forty years the Summer Resort known as Bruce Beach on Lake Huron’s friendly shore has been the holiday rendezvous for health-seekers, pleasure-seekers and tor those who were just tired. From a very modest beginning the popularity and the population have grown by leaps and bounds. The need of having some sort of historical souvenir which would preserve the happy annals of the Beach had been keenly felt for a long time. It was not, however, until the year 1915 that the meeting of this need took concrete form.

A History of Bruce Beach

Shortly after the Bruce Beach Historical Society was formed in the Fall of 1981, I was having lunch with a friend. When asked why I had given up curling that year, one of the two or three reasons I mentioned was my interest in publishing history of Bruce Beach, where my family had been spending their summers for more than sixty years. "How fortunate you are to have such roots", replied my friend.

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