Manitoulin faces plant threats from giant hogweed, common reed

Experts suggest strategies for control, containment MANITOULIN––Forces are being marshaled and battle lines drawn in the latest alien invasion of Manitoulin’s shores. Patches of phragmites...

Sheguaindah chief calling for by-election for councillors

SHEGUIANDAH FIRST NATION—Today (Wednesday) will mark 42 days of protest for those on the picket line on the Sheguaindah First Nation who say they...

Island veteran of aquaculture industry suggests paying fish farms to release trout

Says it would benefit both MNR and anglers MANITOULIN—The recent vandalism to Cold Water Fisheries cage nets in the North Channel has caused the president...

Northeast Council reaches agreement to keep post office in downtown L.C.

LITTLE CURRENT—Last Thursday evening at a special meeting of the Northeast Town council, council passed a motion directing town staff to enter into a...

Couple encounters four bears near their Spring Bay home

SPRING BAY—Having been harassed by one bear two years ago was enough for a Spring Bay couple, but they were recently paid a visit...

Central Manitoulin supports calls for MNR office to remain open

MINDEMOYA—The Mayor of the Town of Espanola has implored the Minister of Natural Resources (MNR) not to close the local MNR office in Espanola....

Municipal reps meet with minister on 1990 land claim concerns

MANITOULIN—A delegation from the Manitoulin Municipal Association (MMA) met with the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario...

Olympic medallist pays special visit to Special Olympians

MINDEMOYA—This year’s annual Special Olympics Baseball tournament was already special because it was a qualifying year for the Special Olympics, but the event was...

Police seize 131 pounds of marijuana at traffic stop

MASSEY--On Saturday, August 25, members of the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Sudbury Drug Enforcement Unit and the Sarnia Police Service conducted a vehicle...

Health Unit reports West Nile positive mosquitoes in New Sudbury

SUDBURY--Tests confirm that mosquitoes trapped in two New Sudbury areas were positive for West Nile virus (WNV). These traps were placed by the Sudbury...

Still clipping along after 50 years!

Doug Hore celebrates 50 years as a barber in the very same shop LITTLE CURRENT—For 50 years, Honora Bay’s Doug Hore has seen Little Current change,...

War Museum celebrates 1812 war hero

OTTAWA—In honour of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, the Canadian War Museum has put together a special exhibit focussing on the...
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