33rd annual Southeast Lions Summerfest a must-visit event

Always-popular smash-up derby this Sunday MANITOWANING— Ready for a smashing good time? It’s that time of year again and the Southeast Manitoulin Lions Club is...

Cooper and Eaton Cup races kick off LCYC race year

NORTH CHANNEL— The Little Current Yacht Club (LCYC) under the direction of Mike Coomes, Rear Commodore of Club Racing, started the race year with...

Second annual North Channel Race Week starts Monday

NORTH CHANNEL— Next week, at least 15 boats will be sailing the finest cruising waters on the Great Lakes for the second annual North...

Avoid heat-related illness with rising summer heat

MANITOULIN— In hot, humid weather, anyone can experience heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Those at greatest risk for heat-related illness include infants, the elderly,...

Arts and Cultural Council celebrates first anniversary

by Sharon JacksonKAGAWONG— Artists from numerous backgrounds came together to recognize the one year anniversary of the creation of the Manitoulin Arts and Cultural...

Green Bay farmer receives four charges at first court appearance

GORE BAY— Green Bay farmer Paul Skippen attended provincial court in Gore Bay last week with his supporters in a legal battle to win...

Widgawa Lodge Art Festival brings great art and music to a rustic setting

WHITEFISH FALLS––A sense of peacefulness descends as you drive down the driveway into Widgawa Lodge, home of the Widgawa Lodge Art Festival and a...

Get your bike shined and your leather ready for the 5th annual Ride Manitoulin

PROVIDENCE BAY—This weekend marks the 5th annual Ride Manitoulin motorcycle rally in Providence Bay.The fun kicks off Friday, July 17 with the gates opening...

Global Savages connects with Truth and Reconciliation events in Ottawa

OTTAWA— The show must go on, but sometimes working through tragedy can be a very tough go. The Debajehmujig Storytellers brought their Global Savages...

Gore Bay Theatre presents spectacular summer season with two great productions

by Tom SasvariGORE BAY— Gore Bay Theatre opened its summer season last Sunday with an energetic performance of the children’s play, ‘Murmel, Murmel, Mortimer,...

Young Eagles take to the sky over Manitoulin Island

NORTHEASTERN MANITOULIN— The skies above the Manitoulin East Municipal Airport were kept buzzing as volunteer pilots from the Young Eagles (an Experimental Aircraft Association...

New and Noticed : Recent Releases in Manitoulin Books and Music

Prolific independent creators inspired by Manitoulin to publish new works by Isobel Harry ‘I am the Sun’ CD by Jamie WardJamie Ward has been making records...
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