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Dyer: Tank handover unlikely to provoke nuclear response, or win war

On Tuesday, they reset the Doomsday Clock to 90 seconds before midnight. How did they know Germany would agree to give Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine on Wednesday? Now, we’re all doomed. No time to run. Ninety seconds is barely time to tuck your head between your knees. Read More

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Seaforth Community Hospital

The inpatient unit at Seaforth Community Hospital is closed to admissions due to a COVID-19 outbreak, according to the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA).

HPHA released a statement on Saturday announcing that an outbreak had been declared, meaning at least two patients or team members have tested positive for COVID-19.

The hospital is now conducting contact tracing and testing for people in the unit.

Those who may have been affected by the outbreak are in the process of being notified.

Special weather statement calls for ‘wintry mix’

A wintry mix of snow and freezing rain may greet parts of southwestern Ontario this weekend, which could impact travel plans.

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for London, Middlesex County, Elgin County, Oxford County, Sarnia, and Lambton County.

The weather agency says a low-pressure system is expected to deliver a mix of wintry weather starting Saturday evening and continue through Sunday.

Fatal opioid overdoses prompt warning

Grey Bruce Public Health has reported two fatal opioid overdose poisonings within the past week.

People who use unregulated street drugs are being warned to exercise extreme caution and follow critical harm reduction recommendations.

Public health suspects fentanyl is behind the suspected opioid responsible for the overdoses, which both took place in Grey-Bruce. However, toxicology results are still pending.

Catch the Ace returns to Kincardine

Catch the Ace returns to the Kincardine area this February, with a twist.

The Kincardine Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, Huron Shores Hospice, and the Tiverton and District Lions Club are joining forces to offer a Catch the Ace raffle that’s bigger than ever.

A similar approach has been undertaken in Goderich, where the three organizations saw progressive jackpots as high as $80,000.

Seaforth Emergency Department closure announced for this weekend

A sudden staff shortage has forced another Emergency Department closure at the Seaforth Community Hospital.

The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance has announced the Emergency Department will close Sunday, January 29 at 5 p.m. and will reopen on Monday, January 30  at 7 a.m. to return to regular hours of operation.

Highway 21 closed near Underwood

Police, fire and paramedics are on the scene of a collision that has closed Highway 21 north of Underwood.

Highway 21 is closed in both directions between Concession 10 and Concession 8.

Sources tell CKNX News the crash involved a car and a truck, possibly some sort of propane truck.  Police report one person with serious injuries.

CKNX news has reached out to police to find out more, but no other details have been released at this time.

Kincardine approves Downtown Dig Project

The Municipality of Kincardine is set to begin its Downtown Dig Project as soon as late March.

This major reconstruction of Kincardine’s historic downtown will cost roughly $7.4 million.

The infrastructure improvements include the full replacement of the watermains and sewer lines, new sidewalks, a new streetscape that includes a cohesive design with the waterfront and Harbour Street, and traffic calming measures to enhance pedestrian safety.

Council awarded the tender to Lavis Contracting Co. Limited.

Winter weather could make travel hazardous in Midwestern Ontario

Motorists in Midwestern Ontario could face some hazardous road conditions Friday evening and overnight.

A winter weather travel advisory has been issued for Huron, Perth, Bruce, Grey, and Northern Wellington Counties.

Environment Canada warned of significantly reduced visibility in snow and blowing snow. The weather service said to expect snowfall rates of 2 cm/h, with between 4 to 7 cm of accumulation expected. That will be accompanied by strong wind gusts up to 60 km/h.

Road salt, a stealthy pollutant, is damaging Michigan’s waters

It’s no mystery where most of the salts are coming from. Water softeners and fertilizers are sources of chloride, but the major contributor, are the salts spread on roads, parking lots, and sidewalks to keep the pavement free from ice. A little salt can cause a lot of harm to our waterways. The U.S.

Public comment ends today for Wolverine Worldwide’s PFAS clean-up plan

The deadline is here for residents who are looking to give their input on Wolverine Worldwide’s updated plan to help clean-up a dangerous chemical in Rockford, MI. PFAS, the chemicals known as “forever chemicals” are man-made and have been linked to a number of health issues. Read the full story by WXMI-TV – Grand Rapids, MI.

Dyer: Tank handover unlikely to provoke nuclear response, or win war

On Tuesday, they reset the Doomsday Clock to 90 seconds before midnight. How did they know Germany would agree to give Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine on Wednesday? Now, we’re all doomed. No time to run. Ninety seconds is barely time to tuck your head between your knees. Read More

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Seaforth Community Hospital

The inpatient unit at Seaforth Community Hospital is closed to admissions due to a COVID-19 outbreak, according to the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA).

HPHA released a statement on Saturday announcing that an outbreak had been declared, meaning at least two patients or team members have tested positive for COVID-19.

The hospital is now conducting contact tracing and testing for people in the unit.

Those who may have been affected by the outbreak are in the process of being notified.

Special weather statement calls for ‘wintry mix’

A wintry mix of snow and freezing rain may greet parts of southwestern Ontario this weekend, which could impact travel plans.

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for London, Middlesex County, Elgin County, Oxford County, Sarnia, and Lambton County.

The weather agency says a low-pressure system is expected to deliver a mix of wintry weather starting Saturday evening and continue through Sunday.

Fatal opioid overdoses prompt warning

Grey Bruce Public Health has reported two fatal opioid overdose poisonings within the past week.

People who use unregulated street drugs are being warned to exercise extreme caution and follow critical harm reduction recommendations.

Public health suspects fentanyl is behind the suspected opioid responsible for the overdoses, which both took place in Grey-Bruce. However, toxicology results are still pending.

Catch the Ace returns to Kincardine

Catch the Ace returns to the Kincardine area this February, with a twist.

The Kincardine Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, Huron Shores Hospice, and the Tiverton and District Lions Club are joining forces to offer a Catch the Ace raffle that’s bigger than ever.

A similar approach has been undertaken in Goderich, where the three organizations saw progressive jackpots as high as $80,000.

Seaforth Emergency Department closure announced for this weekend

A sudden staff shortage has forced another Emergency Department closure at the Seaforth Community Hospital.

The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance has announced the Emergency Department will close Sunday, January 29 at 5 p.m. and will reopen on Monday, January 30  at 7 a.m. to return to regular hours of operation.

Highway 21 closed near Underwood

Police, fire and paramedics are on the scene of a collision that has closed Highway 21 north of Underwood.

Highway 21 is closed in both directions between Concession 10 and Concession 8.

Sources tell CKNX News the crash involved a car and a truck, possibly some sort of propane truck.  Police report one person with serious injuries.

CKNX news has reached out to police to find out more, but no other details have been released at this time.

Kincardine approves Downtown Dig Project

The Municipality of Kincardine is set to begin its Downtown Dig Project as soon as late March.

This major reconstruction of Kincardine’s historic downtown will cost roughly $7.4 million.

The infrastructure improvements include the full replacement of the watermains and sewer lines, new sidewalks, a new streetscape that includes a cohesive design with the waterfront and Harbour Street, and traffic calming measures to enhance pedestrian safety.

Council awarded the tender to Lavis Contracting Co. Limited.

Winter weather could make travel hazardous in Midwestern Ontario

Motorists in Midwestern Ontario could face some hazardous road conditions Friday evening and overnight.

A winter weather travel advisory has been issued for Huron, Perth, Bruce, Grey, and Northern Wellington Counties.

Environment Canada warned of significantly reduced visibility in snow and blowing snow. The weather service said to expect snowfall rates of 2 cm/h, with between 4 to 7 cm of accumulation expected. That will be accompanied by strong wind gusts up to 60 km/h.

Road salt, a stealthy pollutant, is damaging Michigan’s waters

It’s no mystery where most of the salts are coming from. Water softeners and fertilizers are sources of chloride, but the major contributor, are the salts spread on roads, parking lots, and sidewalks to keep the pavement free from ice. A little salt can cause a lot of harm to our waterways. The U.S.

Public comment ends today for Wolverine Worldwide’s PFAS clean-up plan

The deadline is here for residents who are looking to give their input on Wolverine Worldwide’s updated plan to help clean-up a dangerous chemical in Rockford, MI. PFAS, the chemicals known as “forever chemicals” are man-made and have been linked to a number of health issues. Read the full story by WXMI-TV – Grand Rapids, MI.

Bruce Beach Municipal Drain Phase II Information Session

Update: A draft of the Phase II project drawings have been posted to https://www.haveyoursayhk.ca/bruce-beach-drain
 
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.

http://huronkinloss.com/news.cfm?newsid=1289

MACEACHERN, Ian Allan - Cottages 32 & 41

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

 

Born June 25, 1920, died peacefully in his sleep in his 98th year on November 13, 2018. Survived by his children Dawn (David) Campbell, Brian (Evelina) MacEachern, Laurie (John) Hamilton, and RuthAnne (Bernard) MacEachern; his grandchildren Lindsay (Randy) McMaster, Leslie (Jaime) Coulter, Shawn MacEachern and Kaitlyn MacEachern; and his great grandchildren Lauren McMaster, Ryan McMaster, Charlotte Coulter and Casey Coulter.

 

MILNE, Jean Cairns (née Aitken) - 77 Cameron Lane

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Jean Cairns Milne (née Aitken) of Kincardine, passed away at the Southampton Care Centre, on Saturday, October 27th, 2018 in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of the late John Alexander “Sandy” Milne (1986).

Cherished mother of Cathy Milne of Kincardine and David Milne (Gloria Jean Nagy) of Ottawa.

Loving grandmother of Melanie and Margaret.

ALEXANDER, Ann Webster - Cottage 128

Monday, October 22, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Ann on October 22, 2018 at 87 years of age. Predeceased by her beloved husband William (1959). Cherished mother of Jeanne & Brian Stocks, John & Karen, and Tim (2016) & Sandi. Adored “Gram” of Kristi Fortin, Brad & Brittany Stocks, Lauren & Ken Alexander, Kerri & Dwayne Lachance, Jarrett Alexander, William Alexander, and BethAnn Alexander. Special “G-Gram” of Liam, Ella, Kennedy, Carswell, Cohen, and Evie. 

OLSON, Marguerite Anne (née Manson) - Cottage 169

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Marguerite Anne Olson (Manson), of 169 Bruce Beach Road, Kincardine, born November 16, 1929, Dundas, Ontario, passed away July 28, 2018. Daughter of Gordon Alexander and Anna Isabell Manson (McDonald). Predeceased by brother John (Tally). Predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Theodore (Ted) Joseph Olson. She will be missed dearly by her three children, Jay, Jan (Heather) and Marnie (Andy), six grandchildren, Alexander, Graham, Douglas, Jenna, Sarah (Omar) and Bradford, and great-grandchild, Adam.

JOYCE, Mary Madeleine (née Sedgewick) - Cottage 34

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Mary Joyce In her 100th year, Mary Joyce passed away peacefully in her own home where she lived an active life to the end. She was born in Hamilton to Rev. W. Harry and Sophie Sedgewick; grew up in Toronto with her siblings Margaret, Eleanor and Mackenzie; and after graduating from the University of Toronto where she was the only woman in the 1940 Maths and Physics program, she moved to Ottawa with her husband Walter Stevenson Joyce in 1945, as he began his career in teaching.

DUNCAN, Elinor (Lynn) Jane (nee Maxwell) - Cottage 28

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

On April 18, 2018 in Saint John, New Brunswick at the age of 75 after a prolonged illness.  Predeceased by her parents, Reverend Dr. Gordon S. and Anne E. Maxwell (nee Storie) and her sister Mary Anne Reid (nee Maxwell).  Survived by her brother James Maxwell, sister-in-law Beverley Maxwell and brother-in-law William Reid.  Proud aunt to Paige Maxwell and Bryan Reid.  Born and raised in Ontario, Lynn had a lifelong fondness for the family cottage at Bruce Beach on Lake Huron.  Most of her adult life was spent in New Brunswick where she fell in love with the landscape and the people. 

LAWSON, Gordon Walter - Cottage 63

Friday, March 30, 2018

LAWSON, Gordon Walter Born February 15, 1924, died March 30, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Margaret "Peggy" (Ross), his brother Melbourne (Barbara), and his sister Norma (Bob Chamberlin). He leaves behind his son Peter (Winnie Doyle) and daughters Alex and Kelly and granddaughter Meghan (Chris Daw). Gord lived for most of his life in Hamilton, a city he loved and knew intimately. He was raised on Delaware Avenue, and attended Adelaide Hoodless Public School and Central High School.

CULLEY, Mary Elizabeth (née Lane) - Cottage 130

Sunday, February 4, 2018

CULLEY,Mary Elizabeth Culley (née Lane) - September 16 1928- February 4 2018. Passed away peacefully in her 90th year at Scarborough and Rouge Valley Hospital.Predeceased by husband Ross Culley. Mary was the eldest of Andrew and Jessie Lane's four children, and is survived by her sister Agnes Campbell-Rogers and brothers Gordon (Hazel) and Ronald (Marian) Lane.She will be dearly remembered by nieces nephews,grandnieces and nephews, Lane and Culley relatives and friends. A private memorial service has been held. Donations to the Alzheimer Society of Toronto in Mary's memory would be appreciated. Condolences,photographs and memories may be forwarded through www.humphreymiles.com

LICHTENBERG, Margot “Ann” (née Morrison) - Cottage 171

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Margot “Ann” Lichtenberg (née Morrison), of Kincardine, passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Kincardine, on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018, in her 90th year.  Beloved wife of the late Thorpe “Mate” Lichtenberg (1990). Loving mother of Sally (Bill Smith) Lichtenberg of Kincardine and Thorpe (Kelly) Lichtenberg of South Riding, Virginia. Remembered by her sisters-in-law Mary Morrison of Thunder Bay and Jean Lichtenberg of Royal Oak, Michigan.  Cherished grandmother of Lydia, Margot, Thorpe, Tyler, Emily, Ben and Hilary. Also missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by her parents George & Nan Morrison and brother George Morrison.

ROHLOFF, Robert John - Cottage 159

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Robert Rohloff 159 Bruce Beach Rd. Brother-in-law to George and Shirley Sled

Robert John Rohloff November 4, 1930 - December 24, 2017 The oldest of the four children born to John and Evelyn Rohloff (Lyn, Carol and Gregg) and the last of them to pass away, Bob was a source of strength to his parents, his siblings, his spouses and friends, children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, those who worked with him over his long career in the oil business and for those who knew him as a skier, a photographer, a dog lover, a woodworker, a builder of model airplanes, a geologist and - through many years - as a sailor and explorer.

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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Garbage Pickup - Tue Jan 31 12:00
Blue Box Pickup - Thu Feb 9 12:00
Family Day - Mon Feb 20 12:00
International Women's Day - Wed Mar 8 12:00
Daylight Savings Time Starts - Sun Mar 12 3:00

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