Lake Huron coast watchers sought

MANITOULIN—The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation, a non-profit organization working to protect Lake Huron’s coastal environment, is looking for volunteers this summer for...

Legion Auxiliary hits half-century mark

by Stacey Lavallie LITTLE CURRENT—Fifty years ago this April 12, 21 women signed their names to a sheet of paper to become the charter members...

Blastomycosis – Part five of a health series

Health administrator doesn’t count pennies EDITOR’S NOTE: While blastomycosis is not a new health hazard on Manitoulin Island, it is rare enough here that its...

Rainbow Board hires social worker to service Espanola-Manitoulin students

SUDBURY—The Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) has hired a social worker to service students in the Espanola and Manitoulin area with the board passing...

Bass fishing season to open a week earlier on Manitoulin

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin’s inland waters will see the bass fishing season open a week earlier than usual this summer, but those waters are closed until then...

Government fast tracks wharf repair process, seeks local tenders

TORONTO--The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines has announced it is currently seeking qualified contracting companies to compete in the Owen Sound Transportation Company's...

Rockville woman perishes in tragic house fire

Terry Moore, 52, dies in Saturday night blaze MANITOULIN—A house fire in Rockville on Saturday night claimed the life of 52-year-old Terry Moore and left...

Wikwemikong celebrates Ron Wakegijig’s legacy

by Alicia McCutcheon WIKWEMIKONG—One year after his passing, the community of Wikwemikong and the Wakegijig family celebrated the life of the late John Ronald “Ronnie”...

Central considers sea containers for storage use, but no bylaw yet

by Tom Sasvari MINDEMOYA—Central Manitoulin is looking at a proposed bylaw for portable storage units and sea containers, which are currently prohibited in the town,...

Revisiting wind turbine building permit rates split Northeast Council

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT— It was the third time the topic had been on the agenda for discussion and as with the previous council meetings,...

Lake Huron’s seasonal level highest since 1997

As 2014 winds down, no sign that levels won’t keep rising in new year LAKE HURON—According to Environment Canada’s latest installment of the publication LEVELnews,...

Medical community opposes generic OxyContin

OTTAWA––The federal government wasted no time in re-opening the barn doors on Oxycodone, one of the most widely abused prescription drugs in Canada. The...
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