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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.