Island shot putter finishes off first college season

Joseph Maxwell preps to attend provincial champions EVANSVILLE—Island shot putter Joseph Maxwell has just returned home to Manitoulin after completing his first year at the...

FirstTel Communications launches high-speed Internet

WIIKWEMKOONG—FirstTel Communications Corporation (FirstTel), a local telecommunications company on Manitoulin Island owned and operated by the Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, has announced it has launched...

Provincial Police Week ‘Working Together for Safer Communities’ celebrated on Manitoulin

M’CHIGEENG—The UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service hosted a Police Week activity day at the M’Chigeeng beach in partnership with youth service providers on the Island...

Inland waters recover from last fall’s lows

SUDBURY—Water levels in Manitoulin Island’s many inland lakes were at distressingly low levels last fall, prompting concern among many local residents. Partnership Specialist Derrick Luetchford...

Northeast Town leases land for $1 for greenhouse food hub

LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town council has carried a motion leasing land (at the end of Little Current’s Cockburn Street, past the municipal subdivision) to...

Wiikwemkoong Grandmothers reorganizing to stand against drug issues in the community

WIIKWEMKOONG—Following the vicious attack on a 39-year-old Wiikwemkoong man by two men and two women, all from off-Island, on May 9, the Wiikwemkoong Grandmothers’...

Wiikwemkoong runner dedicates half marathon to her son’s memory

SUDBURY—Wiikwemkoong runner Myrna Wemigwans participated in the Sudbury Rocks half-marathon earlier this month, dedicating her run to her son Nicholas who passed away last...

Northeast Town sees operating deficit for 2016 budget

LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town saw a $115,983.44 deficit in the 2016 operating budget due to overspending. “From an auditing perspective, it (the audit of the...

New Little Current club hits the ground running

LITTLE CURRENT—You can’t run away from your problems, they say, but you can certainly run toward a solution. Running, it seems, is a growing...

Birch Island community celebrates regaining part of its traditional lands

WHITEFISH RIVER—After decades of hard work and determination, Whitefish River First Nation can officially count the lands located north of the landmark potholes and...

NEMI responds to closure of Cup and Saucer trail

The Town of Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands - It has been brought to the Municipality's attention that Don Eadie Construction Ltd. has placed...

Cup and Saucer trails closed for now; future of the attraction in jeopardy

BIDWELL ROAD—The popular Cup and Saucer hiking trail is closed for the foreseeable future as the owner of much of the trail area (including...
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