Fire destroys trailer in South Baymouth park

SOUTH BAYMOUTH— A spectacular trailer fire behind John Budd Park in South Baymouth could have been much worse but for the quick thinking and...

Perseids Meteor Party and Manitoulin Star Party next week

MANITOULIN— Look up and look ahead for the best stargazing experiences of your life with two superb star parties—the Perseids Meteor Party and the...

hitchBOT ‘killed’ one year after Manitoulin visit

Successfully crosses Canada, part of Europe but lasts two weeks in US PHILADELPHIA— Only two weeks into her American adventure, hitchBOT, or Biiabkookwe (Iron Woman)...

Kagawong River restoration project now well underway

KAGAWONG— Manitoulin Streams Improvement Association in partnership with Billings has begun a restoration project on the Kagawong River. “We completed an environmental assessment on 182...

Prime Minister Harper calls one of the longest elections in Canadian history

OTTAWA— They are off! The unofficial election race has been made official. Prime Minister Stephen Harper travelled to Rideau Hall to request  Governor General...

Manitoulin Country Fest prepares for 9th year

LITTLE CURRENT— The 9th annual Manitoulin Country Fest coming up this weekend is shaping up to be one you won’t want to miss. Kelly Timmermans,...

Island couple welcomes Haweater baby

LITTLE CURRENT—An Aundeck Omni Kaning couple were overjoyed to welcome a Haweater Weekend baby this past Sunday. Ashley Toulouse and Devin McGraw explained to The...

Ontario gives $72K in aquaculture market expansion undertaking

LACLOCHE ISLAND— Blue Goose Aquaculture’s North Wind Fisheries cage culture site hosted an unusually large contingent of visiting dignitaries and provincial civil servants Arthur...

48th Haweater Weekend offers family fun for everyone

LITTLE CURRENT— It was another amazing Haweater Weekend for the Little Current Lions Club despite showers on Sunday afternoon. The 48th year for the...

Brittany Manitowabi crowned Miss Manitoulin 2015

LITTLE CURRENT— It was a tough night for the judges of the Miss Manitoulin 2015 pageant last Thursday at the Manitoulin Hotel and Conference...

M’Chigeeng FN nomination meeting produces lengthy list

M’CHIGEENG— The nomination meeting for the September 12 M’Chigeeng First Nation elections was held on Saturday, August 1 and the result was a hefty...

From The Heart of Turtle Island: Contemporary art from Manitoulin Island

Anishinaabek art show opens this Friday at Manitoulin Hotel and Conference Centre LITTLE CURRENT— An outstanding survey of contemporary art from artists living on or...