Spring is here – what to know about floods, wells, and septic systems

Flooding and heavy runoff can damage wells and septic systems, and create health risks.   “If surface water enters the top of a well, the well...

Accolades! For Island musicians Hardy Peltier, Doug Hore

MINDEMOYA—Two of Manitoulin Island’s most well-known musical legends have been inducted into the Manitoulin Music Wall of Fame as part of the Central Manitoulin...

Special Olympic athletes bring home hardware from Canada National Games

VANCOUVER—Manitoulin Special Olympics (MSO) athletes have once again shown they are among the best anywhere, based on their results at the Special Olympics Canada...

Celebration of life ceremony held for Ted Culgin

WESTERN MANITOULIN—It was an amazing sight to see with people lined up on the side of the highways and roads awaiting the motorcycles going...

Mackenzie’s Run and Walk fundraiser on July 12

LITTLE CURRENT—Few things hold more terror for a parent than their child’s illness and when that illness proves fatal, terror turns to unimaginable grief....

REDress Project installation comes to Manitoulin

MANITOULIN—Dresses, shirts and toddlers’ clothing, all a stark red in colour, fluttered in the cool autumn breeze as they hung from Little Current’s iconic...

Lake Huron water levels rise steadily to ‘98 mark

Now 29 cm above historic chart datum LAKE HURON—There’s good news for Lake Huron this spring, with numbers that continue to buck the trend. According to...

Three Fires Confederacy meeting in Sheguiandah seeks to strengthen bonds

SHEGUIANDAH—The historic alliance of the Three Fires Confederacy is celebrated and reinvigorated each year at a conference hosted by the Kenjegwin Teg Educational Institute....

March of Dimes expands reach to Manitoulin Island

MANITOULIN— The March of Dimes was born out of the scourge of polio that afflicted thousands, both rich and poor, before the advent of...

Special Olympians win provincial awards

MANITOULIN—One Manitoulin Special Olympics (MSO) snowshoeing athlete and the curling team have both won provincial awards from Ontario Special Olympics (OSO). “Dayne Tipper has been...

Sea Cadets hold Burns Night Dinner celebrating Scotland’s famous son

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Sea Cadet Corps and its parent organization The Manitoulin Navy League have come up with an event to brighten the dark days...

Northeast Town continues fight to leave Manitoulin Planning Board

Planning board crunches numbers for costs without the Northeast Town MANITOULIN—The Northeast Town is continuing its quest to leave the Manitoulin Planning Board (MPB) and...
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