Council voices displeasure with MTO paving work on Highway 542

MINDEMOYA—Central Manitoulin council is upset with paving work carried out by the Ministry of Transportation on a local highway and are going to be...

Providence Bay United Church closes its doors

PROVIDENCE BAY—Due to a decrease in attendance for regular services and declining membership, the Providence Bay United Church has been decommissioned and closed. Marian Sloss,...

Six children, one adult being treated for blasto in Shesh

SHESHEGWANING—The community of Sheshegwaning First Nation is still dealing with the news of blastomycosis, a rare infection that is caused by breathing in the...

Chi-Cheemaun sees encouraging increase in summer traffic

OWEN SOUND—Traffic on the Chi-Cheemaun ferry service between Tobermory and South Baymouth has seen a significant increase in the past few weeks and overall...

CCMC wears pink on Stand Up Against Bullying Day

RAINBOW DISTRICT—Staff and students in Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) schools wore pink on Thursday, September 14 as Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) marked...

Tehkummah Township 2017 budget estimate scaled back

TEHKUMMAH—The initial estimate of the tax increase facing this year’s Tehkummah budget deliberations set the town clerk treasurer back in her chair when she...

Artists enjoy a ‘paint-out’ in Manitowaning 

MANITOWANING—Paulette Soganich, Cliff Jewell and Marian Barnett set up for a day of art en plein air. They are part of a group which has been...

‘Wiky Rez Dogs’ rescue group wins SPCA chair’s prize for animal welfare

WIIKWEMKOONG—The Wiky Rez Dog Rescue volunteer group was awarded the 2017 Chair’s Award at the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals...

Sheguiandah Fall Fair offers exhibits, entertainment and family fun

SHEGUIANDAH—It was a beautiful day for the 7th Annual Sheguiandah Fall Fair held at the Centennial Museum of Sheguiandah on Saturday. There was a large...

Manitoulin Panthers celebrate 2017-2018 rosters

LITTLE CURRENT—The Manitoulin Panthers Hockey Association (MPHA) celebrated the new season with a jersey presentation and official announcement of the 2017-2018 team rosters at...

Generational change comes to Seguin hands on the plow

LITTLE CURRENT—Ploughing is embedded in Denis Seguin’s DNA, just about literally, as the one-time dairy farmer turned EMS worker’s father has been competing at...

Lake Huron, Michigan water levels highest in 20 years

LAKE HURON—Lake Huron’s water levels are the highest they’ve been at this time since 1997. Derrick Beach of Environment and Climate Change Canada told The...
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