Island man recent evacuee from California wildfires terror

MINDEMOYA—It was supposed to be a nice early winter getaway to visit family members in balmy California, but for Mindemoya resident Dave Schinbeckler, things...

Wiky youth wins Bartleman writing award

TORONTO—Kendra Kitchikake of Wiikwemkoong may be a very quiet and reserved young Anishinaabe-kwe author, but the Grade 4 Pontiac student’s smile was bright as...

OPP Stuff a Cruiser replenishes Manitoulin Island food bank

MINDEMOYA—On Friday, December 15 members of the Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) hosted their first annual ‘Stuff a Cruiser’ event at Island Foodland in...

The Manitoulin Amish community does Christmas old school

MANITOULIN—The weeks leading up to December 25 have evolved into such a hectic bustling commercial frenzy that many a harried Christmas shopper could be...

Wiky’s Autumn Peltier tapped to speak at UN

Freshwater enthusiast slated for UN’s Water Day WIIKWEMKOONG—Wiikwemkoong water advocate Autumn Peltier has earned a name for herself and her cause internationally, being nominated for...

US champion determined to find Gore Bay youth a donor kidney

GORE BAY—Dan Dickinson of Chicago may not be from Manitoulin, but international borders hold no bounds when you are trying to save a life. Mr....

Island students stock Norton’s Creek at 9th annual brook trout event with Manitoulin...

BIDWELL—Manitoulin Streams hosted the 9th annual brook trout stocking event with students from Pontiac School and Central Manitoulin Public School (CMPS) earlier this month. The...

MTO demands hinder Island’s first Tim Horton’s in Little Current

Developer and operator all set to go LITTLE CURRENT—The Espanola-based owner of three Tim Horton’s stores in Espanola and Blind River, Denis Lefebvre, has confirmed...

EBC supports Northeast Town Cup and Saucer parking lot expansion with $10,000 donation

MANITOULIN—The Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy (EBC) presented the Northeast Town with $10,000 last week towards the municipality’s work to expand the Cup and Saucer parking...

Hospice suites open at MHC

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) is pleased to officially announce new hospice suites at both the Little Current and Mindemoya Hospital sites. MHC, in partnership...

Spring Bay trailer thief found guilty

SPRING BAY—The case of the stolen Spring Bay ‘window box’ trailer has finally come to a close with an Evansville woman found guilty in...

Wiikwemkoong 29th annual Community Christmas Telethon

WIIKWEMKOONG—The 29th Annual Community Christmas Telethon was held in the Band Office council chambers on Saturday evening. The telethon, which raises much needed funds to award...
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