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Helping Zambian Farmers

A local farm service company and some volunteers are teaming up to help third-world farmers increase their yields by using modern techniques.

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Horse Racing Prompts Heated Exchange

The cut in the number of race dates at horse racing tracks in Leamington, Dresden and Hiawatha, is behind an animated exchange during question period at Queen’s Park. Windsor-Tecumseh MPP Percy Hatfield challenged Premier Kathleen Wynne a day after the Lakeshore Horse Raceway Group found out the number of race dates in Leamington will likely […]

Denying Murderers Of Spousal Benefits

Chatham-Kent-Essex MP Dave Van Kesteren says it’s just the right thing to do, denying people convicted of murdering their spouse or parent CPP survivor benefits.

Police Officer Assaulted

A 24-year-old man is in custody after allegedly trying to punch a police officer in Wallaceburg.

Golf Courses Opening Up

The warming weather has gofers itching to get out on the links and a lot of courses polled by BlackburnNews.com are ready for action but some are still a little too wet for play.

Police Lay Stunt Driving Charges

A 27-year-old Chatham-Kent woman is facing stunt driving charges after being caught driving almost 60km/h over the speed limit on Kent Bridge Rd.