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Massive milker - Pyper Knight of Guelph seems dwarfed by a giant inflatable holstein cow at the University of Guelph campus on March 18. The youngster was having big-time fun at the school’s College Royal open house, which ran Saturday and Sunday.
Kelly Fischer of the Ontario Veterinary College Food Animal Club explained a ruminant display to visitors at the University of Guelph’s College Royal open house. The event was held on March 18 and 19 with displays and activities throughout the campus.
Future Vets Club members made balloon animals for youngsters at the University of Guelph’s College Royal open house on March 18. From left: Shaela Horley, Kyle Lee, Cassandra Carolino and MacKenzie Hamelin.
WELLINGTON CTY. - The Children’s Early Years Division at the County of Wellington has launched a social media campaign, seeking input from parents and guardians on the current licensed child care system for children birth to 12 years of age.
GUELPH - The Guelph Curling Club is hosting the 2017 Hy-Grade Steel Roofing Masters Canadian Curling Championship April 2 to 9.
The Guelph Gryphons AAA minor bantam team captured the OMHA championship in Fort Erie on March 19. Centre Wellington team members include, from left: Zack Ranahan, Ethan Broderick, Mark McIntosh, Tye Anselmini and Ethan Gore.
GUELPH - “Blues goddess” Rita Chiarelli will perform a free Oh Canada Concert on March 24 at Guelph Civic Museum as part of the Fourth Friday concert series.
GUELPH - Ontario is providing more support for the not-for-profit sector in Guelph and Wellington County to better serve the community, promote diversity and encourage volunteerism.
GUELPH - The University of Guelph has received $596,395 in funding for six projects through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF).
On March 16 at about 1am, Wellington County OPP officers stopped a vehicle after it allegedly cut off a police cruiser on Main Street here.
Wellington County OPP is investigating a break-in at a home on 9th Line in Erin sometime between 12:45 and 1:10am on March 15.
WELLINGTON CTY. - Wellington County OPP is again warning residents about tax scams.
Quinn Rausch, left, of the Ontario Veterinary College’s foal watch team, helps visitors Sarah and Nicholas Kruithof “treat” a stuffed horse at the veterinary station in the large animal clinic at the University of Guelph’s College Royal open house on March 18.
GUELPH - The World Dwarf Games are going to be held at the University of Guelph from Aug. 4 to 12. About 400 athletes from countries around the world are expected to flock to Guelph for the Games.
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