Island Singers delight audiences with sounds of the season

LITTLE CURRENT/MINDEMOYA—The Island Singers, under the direction of Dorothy Anstice, made an impressively big, and as always tuneful, sound with their annual Christmas chorale...

Rainbow District School Board ends year with $2 million operating surplus

SUDBURY—The Rainbow District School Board received a pleasant year-end surprise in the form of a $2 million operating surplus for 2013 that brings its...

Island Quilters give in the spirit of Christmas

MINDEMOYA—The Island Quilters Guild demonstrated the spirit of Christmas recently when they donated numerous Christmas gifts to children in care of the Children’s Aid...

Times Square? Forget about it, Manitoulin’s got you covered!

MANITOULIN—New Year’s celebrations offer Islanders a chance to dress up in their finest, throw on a little ‘bling’ and dance, or skate, the night...

Christmas safety messages from the Manitoulin OPP

Manitoulin OPP warns public of ice conditions Manitoulin OPP wants to warn the public on the possible dangers of the ice conditions in the North...

Mindemoya Missionary Church celebrates Pastor Kloetstra’s 25 years with MFR donation

MINDEMOYA—Pastor Ray Kloestra showed great emotion as he expressed his thanks to the members of the Mindemoya Missionary Church on December 15 for their...

Little Current students raise a mountain of food donations

LITTLE CURRENT—The Coyote Council Food Drive Committee at Little Current Public School were looking for a project that would help the Island community this...

McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm project on schedule

LITTLE CURRENT—Twenty-two of the 24 wind turbines that will make up the new McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm (MMWF) are now erected with the project...

Northeast Town makes big cuts to 2014 draft budget to combat gov. funding cuts

NORTHEAST TOWN—Due to an $81,000 decrease in Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) support to the Northeast Town for 2014, council was forced to make...

Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health weighs in on holiday food safety

ONTARIO—Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Arlene King is a self-described holiday party hostess enthusiast, who not only loves throwing festive gatherings, but...

Christmas spirit shines with CMPS food bank donation

MINDEMOYA—The students, faculty and parents at Central Manitoulin Public School showed their Christmas spirit with donations for several organizations, but above all the biggest...

Wiky woman raises funds for family with ‘50s Flashback’

ASSIGINACK—The walls were adorned with a lovely display of sheet music, vinyl records and album covers. There tables were white with alternating red and...
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