Little Current man dies following accident on Townline Rd

(LITTLE CURRENT, ON) - On Monday, June 11, 2018, at approximately 7:15 p.m., members of the Manitoulin - Espanola Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment...

Impaired driver blocks traffic on swing bridge

LITTLE CURRENT--On Tuesday June 12, officers from the Manitoulin-Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a vehicle blocking...

Three year prison sentence for man charged with sexual assault

GORE BAY—Sentencing for a former Cancom Security officer, Roy Preston, who was charged and convicted with the August 1, 2015 sexual assault of a...

ADULT MALE CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT OF YOUTH

(MASSEY, ON) -  On June 29, 2018, members of the Manitoulin-Espanola Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment received a report of a sexual assault of a...

Greyhound cancels Northern Ontario routes

ONTARIO—Greyhound Canada announced Monday that due to a decrease in ridership of 41 percent from 2010 it would be making drastic cuts to its...

UPDATE: Extreme fire risk across Manitoulin; fire bans in place

MANITOULIN––The Sudbury-Manitoulin District is currently at high to extreme risk for forest fires, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources. The risk will fluctuate...

Island inventor patents system to eliminate risk of freezing water lines

An affordable solution to one of winter’s perils PROVIDENCE BAY—If there is a ready term to describe Providence Bay’s Merdick McFarlane that term would be...

UPDATE: Missing swimmer found deceased

(ESPANOLA, ON) - On the afternoon of July 4, 2018, a combined search effort with members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Aviation Unit, Underwater...

Charges of attempted murder dropped in vicious Wiky attack

WIIKWEMKOONG—Two of the four accused in a vicious assault that sent a Wiikwemkoong man to the intensive care unit at Health Sciences North last...

US Coast Guard rescues kayakers stranded ashore on Clapperton Island

CLAPPERTON ISLAND—A cruise ship pilot with a keen eye spotted three kayakers in trouble last Thursday, July 5 on Clapperton Island in the North...

Public silence after nursing home death disturbs victim’s friend

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was published before police shared information of the arrest of the man accused of aggravated assault which ultimately resulted in...

🍁 There’s lots going on this Canada Day Weekend! 🍁

MANITOULIN–There are so many Canada Day activities across the Island this year, the toughest decision you’ll make all weekend is where to celebrate. South...
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