Dairy educator travels to local schools to provide industry insight to students

MASSEY—Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) dairy educator Leigh Swinimer of Massey loves her jobs, spending evenings and weekends giving riding lessons at Rock Island...

Gore Bay Theatre nails Crime and Punishment down cold

GORE BAY—Taking a massive tome like Dostoyevsky’s ‘Crime and Punishment’ and whittling it down to a 90-minute stage production is an incredible accomplishment, and...

Island orators do well at Legion zone competition

ONAPING FALLS—The Island students who were the top competitors in their categories travelled to the Onaping Falls Branch 130 of the Royal Canadian Legion...

Island community rallies against gender violence and promote self-care and healing

LITTLE CURRENT—There was overwhelming participation and support for the Women’s Wellness Day and One Billion and Rising for Justice events that were held by...

Manitoulin municipalities struggle with shifting blame at Good Roads conference

TORONTO—Representatives from the Northeast Town and Assiginack Township attended the Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA) and Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) joint conference in...

Manitoulin Island artists cultivate creativity through new group

MANITOULIN—A new group for Island artists, born out of the Manitoulin Cultural Symposium and Action Planning event held last year, held its second meeting...

Gore Bay farmer shares story tractor mishap

GORE BAY—When contacted by The Expositor for an interview for Farm Safety Week, Berend “B” Hietkamp didn’t hesitate to share the tale of his...

Manitoulin lifestyle magazine makes debut

GORE BAY—“So far so good,” commented Carmen Runnalls when asked about the success of the premier edition of Manitoulin Mornings—the 32-page full colour magazine...

Northeast Town council votes down referendum questions 7-2

LITTLE CURRENT—At last week’s administration and finance committee meeting, the Northeast Town council voted down three motions for proposed referendum questions which would have...

Rivermen secure No. 3 playoff seed with OT triumph over Nickel Barons

ESPANOLA—Mack Boyce’s first goal of the season, 3:11 into the first overtime, propelled the Espanola Rivermen to a 4-3 come from behind victory over...

Island time’ phenomenon good for not rushing and being safe

by Alicia McCutcheonMANITOULIN—Beef farmer Dave McDowell, one half of the Manitoulin Livestock Exchange, credits the Island pace of life with the small amount of...

‘Inspiring change’ was the theme of this year’s Women’s Day

MINDEMOYA—Manitoulin Family Resources (MFR), a non-profit agency seeking to enhance the lives of individuals and families, partnered up with the Seeds of Joy organization...
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