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Today's date: Thursday August 21, 2014 Vol 47 Issue 34
   
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Getting into the Spirit of the Hills

Getting into the Spirit of the Hills    
Erin’s Joanneke and Levi Kottelenberg take part last weekend’s Spirit of the Hills Family Fun Day in Hillsburgh. photo by Mike Robinson

Highland Rugby cheers  on one of its own at  World Cup in France

Highland Rugby cheers on one of its own at World Cup in France

PARIS - Although the Canadian women’s rugby team was the runner up in the Women’s Rugby World Cup, losing to England in the final game on Aug. 17, it was still a monumental moment for the team.

New OPP billing model could save Wellington County up to $2.5 million

WELLINGTON CTY. - A new OPP billing model is expected to save Wellington County between $2 million and $2.5 million annually in police service costs.

Harriston Legion launches  banner campaign at 75th  anniversary celebration

Harriston Legion launches banner campaign at 75th anniversary celebration

HARRISTON - A banner commemorating one of the town’s best-known veterans, Donald “Tuffy” MacDougall, was unveiled at a 75th anniversary celebration for Harriston Legion Branch 296 on Aug. 16.

Erin SSMP report recommends moving on to next stage of study

ERIN - In short, the recommendation of the town’s new Servicing and Settlement Master Plan (SSMP) report is to move on to the next stage of study. On Sept. 2 at 7pm, Erin is hosting a special public information meeting regarding the SSMP report.

BUZZ

Riverfest on this weekend
Minto man national plowing champ
Two escape with minor injuries after ultralight crash near Teviotdale on Aug. 18
Arthur ambassador runner up at CNE
Betty Andersen Volunteer of the Year in Puslinch

COLUMNISTS

Barrie Hopkins
Bruce Whitestone
Stephen Thorning
Kelly Waterhouse

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EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: New season on the way

Said Again:

“... I remember staying up until 4am to watch and thinking, ‘I’m doing that one day.’”                  

Highland Rugby Club player Jane Kirby, on how the 2010 World Cup motivated her to be a member of the 2014 national rugby team.

August 22, 2014

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BUSINESS

Consul General offers thanks for Erin visit

ERIN - It isn’t often municipalities get thank-you letters, and it’s even more unusual to get one from the representative of another country.

Sports

Matt Coombe takes his game to Canadian softball nationals

ELORA - Being picked to umpire at the recent Canadian National Softball championships in Gander, Newfoundland was a dream come true for Matt Coombe.

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