With ladder in hand, Timmy Kossar of Robertson Amusements was busy assembling some the 25 rides, games and attractions which make up the midway at this year's annual Kempenfest, which will attract tens of thousands of people to the shores of Barrie's Kempenfelt Bay this weekend. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Men of the midway

Setting up large midway rides with AC/DC playing loudly in the background, the amusement park at Kempenfest was in set-up mode on Wednesday.

Water ban

ESSA TWP. - Due to critically low water levels in the Thornton area, an immediate water ban is in place for all Thornton municipal water users.

Large fight

MIDLAND – Five people face assault charges after a man suffered major injuries during a fight here on the weekend.

A Toronto police car.(QMI Agency)

Multiple weapon charges

An Innisfil teenager faces firearm charges after Toronto police made a series of arrests in connection with a dozen armed robberies.