Leveille team takes annual Kagawong Bass Fishing Derby

by Betty Bardswich SPRING BAY—August 12 saw the 28th annual running of the very popular Lake Kagawong Bass Derby which has been organized by Spring...

Prose and poetry of Ann Elizabeth Carson reflect themes of aging and memory

ANN ELIZABETH CARSON Lyricism and memory define the professional and artistic endeavours of writer, poet and sculptor Ann Elizabeth Carson. She has devoted her career...

Food bank use on Manitoulin continues to increase

MANITOULIN—While the number of people requesting a Christmas food hamper from the Manitoulin Food Bank this year has increased significantly, the response from the...

Preparations underway for second Knox Charity Golf Tournament

MANITOWANING—Members of the Knox United Church Charity Golf Tournament have started working on their 2nd annual tournament to take place on Tuesday, July 5...

OPP Stuff a Cruiser replenishes Manitoulin Island food bank

MINDEMOYA—On Friday, December 15 members of the Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) hosted their first annual ‘Stuff a Cruiser’ event at Island Foodland in...

Island students wear pink for 9th annual Stand Up Against Bullying Day

MANITOULIN—Staff and students in Rainbow Schools wore pink on Thursday, September 15, as the Rainbow District School Board marked its ninth ‘Stand Up Against...

Billings Township receives final approval for ownership of former United Church

KAGAWONG—Just a few days after Billings council has taken over ownership of the former St. Paul’s On the Hill United Church, a local resident...

Family Fun Day an opportunity for all Island families

M’CHIGEENG—The Manitoulin Service Providers Network (MSPN) is hosting a Family Fun Day extravaganza on Saturday, April 18 at Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) in M’Chigeeng...

Manitoulin Special Olympics compete at National Winter Games this week

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Special Olympic (MSO) athletes have arrived in Corner Brook and have started gearing up for the 2016 Special Olympics National Winter Games. “We...

A close encounter with the late Robin Williams

MANITOULIN—Last Monday night Facebook was a flurry of news links and photos of Robin Williams following his tragic suicide at age 63. One Gore...

$200,000 Mindemoya arena renovations raise concerns

CENTRAL MANITOULIN - Recommendations from the Central Manitoulin property committee to proceed with required repairs to the Mindemoya arena to the tune...

Former Sea Cadet receives special post- secondary scholarship

MANITOULIN - Miranda MacKay of Kagawong, a former petty officer first class with the Manitoulin Sea Cadet Corps, received word recently that...