Swing Bridge Blonde Ale deemed a success at Sudbury craft beer festival

SUDBURY—Last month one of Manitoulin’s new craft breweries, Manitoulin Brewing Co. , showcased their signature Swing Bridge Blonde Ale at the Elgin Street Craft...

Haggart moves closer to trial on arson spree

GORE BAY— The preliminary hearing in the case of Clinton Gordon Haggart, 32, wrapped up on Monday, August 24 in Gore Bay Court.Mr. Haggart...

Plein Air takes root on Manitoulin Island and area

MANITOULIN­– Manitoulin has proved fertile soil for the plein air art movement over the summer. Susan Lampinen and Sharon Preen have inspired enthusiasts of...

First book by Marion Fraser on sale now

by Isobel HarryGORE BAY— Marion Fraser ’s first book, ‘Ten Decades in the Life of My Dad- And the Lessons I Learned,’ was launched...

OPP reminds drivers to be ‘extra vigilant’ as back-to-school season arrives next week

MANITOULIN– Back-to-school is a busy time for everyone and it is important for drivers to be extra vigilant and to pay attention to the...

Tehkummah receives back taxes on seized Michael’s Bay properties

TEHKUMMAH— Members of the Township of Tehkummah council are probably in pretty good spirits these days with the news that the municipality has received...

McLean’s Park Six-hour Mountain Bike Relay attracts Wolfpack racers

MANITOWANING— The sun dappled pathways of the McLean’s Park Mountain Bike Trails are filled with enough twists and turns for all their relatively level...

Manitoulin District Cenotaph committee seeks funds to redo faded memorial lettering

CENTRAL MANITOULIN— The Manitoulin District Cenotaph Committee is launching a fundraising campaign to raise $5,000 to replace the names of those Islanders who served...

World adventurer makes Manitoulin stop, shares his hope for the future

LITTLE CURRENT— Markus Pukonen of Toronto is at the start of a five-year odyssey to circumnavigate the globe without a motor, raising funds for...

Alberta contestant first First Nations woman to win Mrs. Universe pageant

BELARUS— Ashley Burnham from the Enoch Cree Nation near Edmonton, Alberta made history this past weekend as the first First Nations woman and first...

Gail Anderson-Dargatz to publish her long-awaited new novel ‘The Spawning Grounds’

TORONTO— Twenty years after Gail Anderson-Dargatz’s beloved, bestselling debut novel ‘A Cure for Death by Lightning’ was published as one of the inaugural novels...

Rick Piché and The Hawberry Boys back by popular demand

MINDEMOYA — Rick Piché and The Hawberry Boys are presenting a Fifties and Sixties Dance at the Mindemoya Community Centre on Friday, September 11...
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