KTEI joins Idle No More’s January national teach-in day

M’CHIGEENG—In response to, and support of, the December 10, 2013 press release issued by the official site of Idle No More (www.idlenomore.ca) titled “No...

Manitoulin Special Olympics athletes and coaches feted

MINDEMOYA—It was a special night to recognize some very talented Manitoulin Island athletes who accomplished so much at the Canada National Special Olympic Winter...

Wiikwemkoong Cultural Festival fun for all ages

  WIIKWEMKOONG—Germany, Netherlands and Sweden were among the more distant countries from which Wiikwemkoong Cultural Festival attendees travelled. The festival, held this past Saturday to Monday,...

NOAA guides a new rainbow trout expansion into US market

LITTLE CURRENT—Ontario’s rainbow trout growers now have a clear strategy for expansion into the United States. The Northern Ontario Aquaculture Association (NOAA) has developed...

Youth reunited with family after five days missing, major search

LITTLE CURRENT—The case of a Little Current teenager who went missing on Thanksgiving Sunday, October 7, after she left the home of one of...

Mini Wild Game Meatloaf Medallions Wrapped in Bacon

Ingredients - 2 pounds ground wild game (I used 1 pound of venison and 1 pound of moose, but ground beef or turkey could be...

NHL Players’ Assoc. donate five sets of goalie equipment to Manitowaning Minor Hockey

MANITOWANING—The Manitowaning Minor Hockey Association announced a donation of five brand new sets of hockey goalie equipment, courtesy of the National Hockey League Players’...

Thought-provoking questions from Island citizens at debate night

EDITOR’S NOTE: This week concludes the two-part article on the All-Manitoulin Candidates’ Night hosted by this newspaper on October 1. Last week’s article, ‘Political...

Lower Mudge Bay holds Fun on the Water Poker Run

KAGAWONG—The second annual Lower Mudge Bay Fun on the Water Poker Run was once again a huge success! “We had 27 entries and the poker...

Good day of fishing had at annual Kagawong Small Mouth Bass Derby

SPRING BAY—The 25th anniversary of the Lake Kagawong Small Mouth Bass Derby was celebrated in grand style on August 10 as event entrants and...

Manitowaning youth nominated for Ontario Junior Citizen Award

MANITOWANING—The community, led by the Township of Assiginack, came together to honour a special young person from their community, Nathan Howard, who was nominated...

Good Samaritans rescue ‘Turtle No. 73’

by Alicia McCutcheon LITTLE CURRENT—A painted turtle seemingly asking for help after having its shell chewed by a dog in Little Current was whisked to...