Manor resident creates miniature village with massive holiday spirit

LITTLE CURRENT—Eighty-six-year-old Manitoulin Centennial Manor resident Bud McConnell has created a miniature Christmas village, complete with several buildings and a variety of lights and...

Demolition of old Little Current OPP and MNRF boathouses underway

Infrastructure Ontario reveals detailed plans for properties LITTLE CURRENT—The demolition of the old Little Current OPP and Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) boathouses...

Manitoulin Christmas hamper program tops 500 containers

MINDEMOYA—The bustling crowd of volunteers have largely set out for home and Manitoulin Help Centre manager Nancy McDermid had an opportunity to chat with...

New M’Chigeeng First Nation grocery store moves forward with preliminary work

M’CHIGEENG—The official sign is now up in M’Chigeeng marking the future home of the M’Chigeeng First Nation Community Grocery Store and Retail Outlet Business...

Now and Then – FREDA MAE FARQUHAR

FREDA MAE FARQUHAR Freda Farquhar clearly remembers the time she was in the bathroom, in her housecoat, curlers in her hair, when the knock on...

Northeast Town welcomes new council

LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town held its inaugural meeting of the sixth council since the amalgamation of Little Current and Howland, welcoming back acclaimed Mayor...

26th annual Wikwemikong telethon brings out a host of top Island talent

WIKWEMIKONG—The stars came out to shine at the Wikwemikong band council chambers for the Wiky TV5 26th Annual Christmas Telethon on Saturday, December 13....

Eyed egg event a December Bidwell tradition

NORTON’S CREEK—As has become a December tradition, volunteers with the local fish and game clubs, Manitoulin Streams, the Manitoulin Area Stewardship Council and Island...

APS students explore the world of computer coding

MANITOWANING—The entire student body, from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8, at Assiginack Public School took part in the Hour of Code recently. This global...

Two Islander paramedics receive Governer General Exemplary Service Medals

LONDON—Two Manitoulin paramedics were recently honoured with the Governor General’s Exemplary Service Medal Award for EMS at the annual Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs...

Historians impart lessons from winters past to illuminate and warm the dark and frigid...

by Isobel HarryMANITOULIN—Stories abound on Manitoulin and, thankfully, many are recorded in the locally written, often spiral bound, community histories. There are dozens of...

Debajehmujig saves the 12 Days of Christmas from the Grinch

MANITOWANING—Spoiler alert! The 12 Days of Christmas all end well and good despite the best, or worst, efforts of a certain green humbug and...
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