In hopes of smashing the current Guinness World Record of 73 hours, a group of local curlers played around the clock at the Coldwater District Curling Club in an effort to set a new mark, which they accomplished over the weekend. Above, Jeff Vanbodegom makes a delivery to sweepers Lauren Grealy and Michael Foster at the 29-hour mark. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Curling record shattered

Cheers, high-fives and hugs filled the Coldwater District Curling Club on Monday after 10 curlers broke the Guinness World Record for longest game.

ED of centre retiring

With gratitude for her leadership and vision, the board and staff of the Housing Resource Centre has announced the coming retirement of executive dire

QMI PHOTO An OPP cruiser.

Gun locker found in field

ESSA TWP. - Nottawasaga OPP are investigating after a gun locker filled with rifles was found in a field near County Road 90.

Cristiano DiGiancinto of the Windsor Spitfires receives a love tap from Rasmus Anderson of the Barrie Colts during first period OHL action Saturday at the Barrie Molson Centre. The Colts won 7-4. Mark Wanzel photo

Colts take down Spitfires

There was never much room to get comfortable in this game. But the Barrie Colts were still able to hold off the oncoming attack and pick up two points.

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It's in the genes

Wasaga Beach resident Kathy Hunt and Oro-Medonte resident Susan Finlay research their Orillia-area family trees at the library during the Genealogy

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