Monte Sonnenberg, Simcoe Reformer

Monte Sonnenberg

Monte Sonnenberg is a Multimedia Journalist at the Simcoe Reformer.


Blacksmiths David Borbely and Walt Gardner of Norfolk Forge, work on a piece of metal over an open fire during a public display at the 46th annual Rotary Friendship Festival this past weekend. (MONTE SONNENBERG Simcoe Reformer)

Blacksmiths still in demand

Every time blacksmith David Borbely drops a piece of metal into the forge, he learns something new.

MONTE SONNENBERG Simcoe Reformer Dozens of wind turbines are going up in Haldimand County. This was the scene Wednesday on the south side of Highway 3 east of Jarvis. Some are beginning to wonder what happens when these gigantic structures reach the end of their useful life.

Who pays for the cleanup?

An estimated 14,000 giant turbines stand abandoned at former wind installations in the United States.

Keep junk food out of high school cafeterias

Students at a Brampton high school are worried that they will get in trouble for posting a video on YouTube in opposition to the Healthy Food for Healthy Schools Act.

Saturday, May 5 is the final day for the 2012 Port Dover Perch Derby. The derby is jointly managed by the Port Dover Board of Trade and Port Dover firefighters. One of the volunteers at last year’s event, at right, was Port Dover firefighter Ken Stevens.

Anglers have chance to reel in big money

There have been so many signs of summer mixed with spring dating back to the winter that it is hard for most everyone to orient themselves in time.