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GB Theatre’s Agnes of God is one show not to be missed

GORE BAY—If you like theatre that is dramatic and powerful with incredibly brilliant performances then Gore Bay Theatre’s production of Agnes of God is...

Board of Health calls for government action on smoking regulations

SUDBURY—With the incidence of elementary school aged children in the Sudbury district (which includes Manitoulin) reporting they have smoked in the past year being...

Public asked to provide input on water meter proposal info package

GORE BAY—Gore Bay water users will be provided with a water meter information package this week after council agreed on information to be included...

Gore Bay veteran receives Ambassador for Peace medal from the Korean Embassy

GORE BAY—John Gridley, a Gore Bay resident and a veteran of the Korean War, has been recognized for his efforts by the Korean Embassy...

Fish farming continues to thrive and expand on Manitoulin Isle

BURNT ISLAND—Even though beef operations for Blue Goose Pure Foods is winding down, aquaculture, or fish farming, is continuing to thrive and expand on...

Zhiibaahaasing First Nation member crowned as Miss Indiana USA 2014

SHESHEGWANING FIRST NATION—Melinda Sampson spent most of her weekend glued to her Facebook newsfeed for updates on how her daughter, 24-year-old Mekayla F. Diehl,...

Rainbow Board hires social worker to service Espanola-Manitoulin students

SUDBURY—The Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) has hired a social worker to service students in the Espanola and Manitoulin area with the board passing...

Holcim-Lafarge merger expected to be completed by next year

MUSKOKA—It is expected that the proposed merger of Holcim Ltd. and Lafarge Sa will take place in 2015, but at this point there has...

Dentist who protests wind farms faces charges after refusing patient service

GORE BAY—Gore Bay dentist Dr. Bill Studzienny has been charged by the Royal College of Dental Surgeons on four allegations of disgraceful, dishonourable, unprofessional...

Gore Bay couple establishes Manitoulin Fire Fund program

GORE BAY—A Gore Bay couple is looking for Island-wide support on a program they have established to make the lives of families who have...

Antlerless deer tags will be reduced for fall hunt

The Recorder KAGAWONG—With a harsh unrelenting winter and a slow start to a spring green-up, the chances of getting a doe tag for the 2014...

Fish and Game calls on MNRF to support development of fisheries management plan

KAGAWONG—The United Fish and Game Clubs of Manitoulin (UFGCM) is calling on the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) to support and accept...
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