Wikwemikong Tribal Police, OPP bust grow-op, net $300K worth of pot

WIIKWEMKOONG--In the early morning hours of September 12, members of the Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service, in cooperation with the Ontario Provincial Police Tactical Response...

Another historic shipwreck located

Island-bound J.H. Jones counted three Manitoulin men aboard by Cris Kohl LION’S HEAD—The wreck of the coastal steamer, J. H. Jones, that was tragically lost with...

Swing Bridge condition ‘Good’ according to MTO assessment

LITTLE CURRENT—The Manitoulin swing bridge had its biennial (every two-year) review in July by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) and the results are in—the...

Jeannette Corbiere Lavell receives Order of Canada at Rideau Hall

OTTAWA—A strong wind was blowing across the lawns of Rideau Hall as Jeannette Corbiere Lavell, Keewednanung (North Star) in her native Ojibwe, strode with...

Manitowaning Fall Fair: Celebrating agriculture for 142 years

MANITOWANING—With the skirl of the pipes and the beat of the drums sounding out from the Lockerby Legion Pipe Band (formerly the Laurentian University...

Immersion tunnel option for bridge replacement proposed by local resident

LITTLE CURRENT—While he is in favour of leaving the swing bridge in place, a Little Current resident has presented a new type of “immersion...

Music and the arts come alive at Thunderbird Park

WIIKWEMKOONG—This past weekend saw Wiikwemkoong’s largest music festival take place in the community since the last Three Fires Music Festival, which was held annually...

OPP urges drivers to report red light runners

Citizens concerned for safety at bridge LITTLE CURRENT—Manitoulin Island’s only set of lights, those found at the swing bridge, are causing a lot of contention...

Trial of Jim Still’s alleged killer awaits mental capacity ruling

Spouse sues nursing home and unnamed health workers GORE BAY—The trial of Joseph Edwards, the man accused in the beating death of 85-year-old Korean War...

5th annual Manitoulin Deer Show draws large crowd

MANITOWANING—Bustling crowds flowed through the doors of the Assiginack arena to attend the 5th Annual Manitoulin Deer Show, taking in lectures on subjects ranging...

Heywood boat boarding bear strikes again

HEYWOOD ISLAND—The Heywood bear has boarded a fifth boat in the sheltered anchorage at Heywood Island, east of Little Current. This time, it set...

Consultants hear bridge replacement should remain at same site

LITTLE CURRENT—Last Wednesday was the first of the public information sessions regarding the fate of the iconic 105-year-old Manitoulin swing bridge with interested parties...
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