Trial date set for Wikwemikong Way hit and run

GORE BAY—A trial date has been set for the Wikwemikong Way hit and run case of Darin Noel Peltier, the accused driver in the...

Little Current Swing Bridge experiences another failure

LITTLE CURRENT—A number of travellers hoping for a swift passage over the North Channel to and from Manitoulin Island on June 23 found themselves...

Hair for Heroes event coming up on July 6

Area paramedics hope to donate 150 inches of hair for cancer patients MANITOULIN—The Hair for Heroes event on Thursday, July 6, hosted by the Manitoulin-Sudbury...

Central approves detours from Tehkummah

CENTRAL MANITOULIN—Central Manitoulin Council has approved a detour of traffic from Tehkummah’s 10th Concession Road onto Townline Road at the behest of the Ministry...

Silver carp pulled from Illinois Waterway just miles from L. Michigan

LAKE MICHIGAN—A Lake Michigan commercial fisherman made an unsettling discovery in his gill net last week when he pulled a silver carp, of the...

Lots of activities, Island-wide, will celebrate Canada 150

MANITOULIN—The Canada 150 weekend is finally here and there are many ways to celebrate across Manitoulin. In Manitowaning, St. Paul’s Church Anglican will have the...

Debajehmujig Storytellers launches new recording studio, open to all artists

MANITOWANING—The Debajehmujig Storytellers Larry E. Lewis Creation Centre is always a hotbed of creative activity, and its well-equipped facility is the envy of theatre...

Laurentian University officially opens Indigenous Sharing and Learning Centre in Sudbury

SUDBURY—Laurentian University officially opened the new Indigenous Sharing and Learning Centre located centrally on the Sudbury campus. The official opening ceremonies took place on...

New marina pumps to take up to six weeks

TEHKUMMAH—Council was sent scrambling following the opening of tenders for the replacement of a fuel dispensing pump for the South Baymouth Marina when they...

Manitowaning light gets Canada 150 facelift

MANITOWANING—The Manitowaning lighthouse (or ‘light station,’ as it never actually housed a keeper) has had a facelift, thanks to the lobbying efforts of Assiginack...

Edwards Studios summer workshops provide opportunity to explore new creative methods

KAGAWONG—Edwards Studios and Art Gallery in Kagawong has a great lineup of summer workshops for participants to explore new creative methods or to further...

Manitowaning’s Henley Boats explores major expansion plans

MANITOWANING—In order to effectively keep up with the high demand of the “world’s toughest boat,” Henley Boat Manufacturing of Manitowaning is currently researching plans...
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