KDSS one of the last stops for Rick Mercer Report


Rick Mercer poses with members of KDSS’s Me to We program at an assembly on Tuesday. The Me to We program raised $2300 for Mercer’s charity Spread the Net. (Chris Bianco Photo)

By Chris Bianco

Rick Mercer received a warm and excited greeting from students at Kincardine District Secondary School as he entered the gymnasium on Tuesday, being led by a bagpiper in traditional Kincardine fashion.


Storytelling workshop helps those with disabilities find a voice


By Chris Bianco


Josh Easton sits at a desk at the Community Living Kincardine and District (CLKD) office and practices the finer points of a speech he’s been working on.


Crime Stoppers Grey Bruce needs funding to stay afloat


By Barb McKay


Crime Stoppers Grey Bruce is appealing to municipalities across the two counties for funding to keep the organization going.


Winter windmills


The sun sets over a field near Ripley, highlighting the blades of wind turbines against a darkening sky. (Chris Bianco Photo)

Finger 11 to headline Kincardine Scottish Festival

Festival will run July 6-8


By Barb McKay


Canadian alternative rock band Finger 11 has signed on to perform at the Kincardine Scottish Festival and Highland Games.


The Juno-award winning band has found success in the U.S. as well as Canada with hit songs One Thing and Paralyzer. Finger 11 will be the headline act for the Scottish Festival’s Saturday night concert.


Community Achievement Awards celebrate outstanding Kincardine citizens


By Chris Bianco

Fine dress, good food and great company was the order of the evening on Friday, as some of Kincardine’s most prominent citizens gathered at Ainsdale Golf Course to celebrate the Kincardine Chamber of Commerce Community Achievement Awards.


The awards ceremony provides an important point of reflection each year to consider all of the citizens, not just those nominated, that go above and beyond to help make Kincardine a better place for all.


Coastal Action Plan outlines conservation strategies for our communities


By Chris Bianco

An eco-conscious audience packed the conference room in the Kincardine Marriot hotel on Thursday evening.


The Ace is finally caught as Kincardine man claims $20,000 prize


By Barb McKay


Rodney Benbow had the luck of the draw. The Kincardine man is the winner of the Catch the Ace lottery after his name was pulled during last Wednesday’s draw at the Kincardine Legion. He walked away with $20,851.


Hurry Hard!


Cale Morrison intently watches his stone slide towards the house during the Mixed Bonspiel at the Kincardine Curling Club.  (Chris Bianco Photo)


The moment before the big number


Brookelyn Harris, along with her fellow figure skaters, steps out onto the ice to perform the group number “Wipe Out” during the figure skating gala on Friday evening. (Chris Bianco Photo)