Islanders fair well at 2014 Ontario Provincial Jiu-Jitsu Championships

BARRIE—Islanders Anya Wright and Given Cortes brought home bronze and silver, respectively, in Brazilian jiu-jitsu at the 2014 Ontario Provincial Jiu-Jitsu Championships held recently...

McLean’s Mountain Community Liaison Committee meets for final time

LITTLE CURRENT—Members of the McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm Project held their fourth and what may well be their final meeting at the Manitoulin Hotel...

Students honoured during annual Wasse-Abin Christmas Gala

WIKWEMIKONG—Each December, Wasse-Abin High School staff and students celebrate the achievements of the students from the previous school year at their Annual Christmas Gala....

Kenjgewin Teg raises funds and rocks the house at seventh annual Snowflake Gala

M’CHIGEENG—It was a full house of over 300 guests for the seventh annual Kenjgewin Teg Education Institute (KTEI) Snowflake Gala earlier this month. The...

Ontario regional chief calls ‘60s scoop court ruling ‘a resounding victory’

TORONTO—Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy is pleased with the Ontario Divisional Court’s December 2 decision to dismiss an appeal by the Government of Canada...

Wasse-Abin badminton players bring home hardware

ELLIOT LAKE—This past weekend, eight Wasse-Abin High School badminton players took part in the Elliot Lake Badminton Tournament, playing well in all three categories...

Demolition begins on Little Current OPP boathouse ending years of negotiations

LITTLE CURRENT—Demolition has begun on the Little Current Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) boathouse and is scheduled to be completed in early 2015.“It feels like...

Local country music listeners pour donations into annual radiothon

LITTLE CURRENT—You may not be able to see them, but the smiles are practically shining through the microphones at the 100.7 The Island radio...

Sea Cadets hold Burns Night Dinner celebrating Scotland’s famous son

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Sea Cadet Corps and its parent organization The Manitoulin Navy League have come up with an event to brighten the dark days...

Manitoulin Secondary School goes country for production of Oklahoma!

MANITOULIN—Auditions have been held, parts cast and rehearsals are underway for Manitoulin Secondary School’s (MSS) newest production, Oklahoma!“Oklahoma! is a big spectacular production,” MSS...

Annual Journey to Bethlehem brings out largest numbers in recent years

MINDEMOYA—The Our Lady of Canada Catholic Church in Mindemoya was full Friday and Saturday night, as over 450 individuals lined up to take part...

Great Lake ice coverage predicted to return to near normal conditions

LAKE HURON—Last year’s near-historic ice coverage of 96 percent is not likely to be repeated over the winter of 2015, according to Jia Wang,...
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