It took one game more than they were hoping for, but not much more.
Kincardine celebrates a goal during Game 2 of the WOAA finals against Listowel Monday night at the Davidson Centre. (Josh Howald photo)
The Kincardine Miller Insurance midget Kinucks defeated Listowel to win the WOAA playoff title for a fifth consecutive season. They have defeated Listowel in all five WOAA championship series.
Corey Farrish, left, leads London's John Johnston of London around Turn 3 Sunday afternoon at the annual Grand Prix de Kincardine vintage snowmobile races. For more on the event, see this week's Sports section.(Josh Howald photo)
By Barb McKay
This week, Don Huston will assume the position of manager of operations. Huston, Ward 1 foreperson, has been with the municipality for 22 years and is a certified roads superintendent working towards obtaining his senior level certification.
By Barb McKay
When winter storms hit most people hunker down to wait it out. For one group of municipal employees, however, heavy snow falls and whiteout conditions mean it’s time to go to work.
Plow operators worked long days last week to clear roads in and around Kincardine. Here, plows try to clear snow around cars that had been abandoned on the highway. (Photo courtesy of Kincardine Public Works)
Somebody forced through the front door of a Hunter Street home last week in a brazen break-and-enter.
Last Wednesday afternoon, shortly after 3 p.m., the South-Bruce OPP received a report of a break-in at a residence in the 600 block of Hunter Street in Kincardine. Sometime between noon and 2 p.m. that day (Jan. 29), the home was entered and a quantity of prescription medication, as well as a quantity of cash, was stolen from the residence. Police did not provide an estimate on the value of the stolen property or the damage to the door.
The South-Bruce OPP requests anybody with information that could assist call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or send a web-tip to crimestop-gb.org, where you might be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
Dan McCormick, right, and Dave Patterson take a time-out prior to puck drop Saturday night at the 18th annual Ken McCormick Memorial Hockey game and dance at the Davidson Centre. The hockey game was a good one, with McCormick and Patterson each hand-picking a squad for the event. Though few came to the game, the dance was, as always, well attended. Moe 'N the Lawn provided the entertainment. (Josh Howald photo)
A 66-year-old Kincardine Twp. man was killed in a two-car crash on Highway 9 Saturday afternoon.
The South-Bruce OPP responded to reports of a crash at the intersection of Highway 9 and Bruce County Road 3 in Brant Twp. at 4:31 p.m. Saturday. Officers arrived on the scene and learned a Chevrolet Blazer had been headed west on Highway 9 when it collided with a blue International 80S Transport truck headed north on Bruce County Road 3.
The driver of the Blazer, Eldon Colwell, was pronounced dead at the scene. The OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators have been assisting the South-Bruce OPP with the crash investigation, which is ongoing. Highway 9 was closed for several hours while investigators worked at the scene.
By Barb McKay
Partnership restructuring at Bruce Power marks a positive step forward for the planned refurbishment of Bruce Power’s remaining units, according to the nuclear power corporation’s president and CEO.
Bruce Power announced Friday that Borealis Infrastructure, on behalf of Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS), is acquiring Cameco’s 31.6 per cent interest in Bruce B for $450 million, increasing its share to 56 per cent.
Jim Peddie, right, addresses the haggis at the Kincardine Scottish Pipe Band's Robbie Burns supper Saturday at the Kincardine Legion. There was a solid turnout for the event, despite lousy weather. Robbie Burns pub night was posponed to this Saturday. Sandy Proos, left, and Nik Reid piped in the supper. (Barb McKay photo)
By Barb McKay
After 102 years as a municipally-owned utility, Bruce Telecom has been sold.
Kincardine mayor Larry Kraemer announced during last Wednesday’s council meeting that Eastlink, owned by Bragg Communications Ltd., has purchased the company for approximately $26.5 million. The agreement was approved by council, with only councillor Randy Roppel voting against the sale. Councillor Mike Leggett was absent from the meeting. The signed agreement for the sale of Bruce Telecom is expected to be finalized within 90 days, pending approval from Industry