A Valentine tribute to a Lady’s Man

 AUTHOR’S PREFACE: There was a day when this article would have opened with one of literature’s best known poems to a lady’s man. It...

M’Chigeeng’s Melanie Debassige first Anishinaabekwe appointed to OCWA board

TORONTO—Melanie Debassige, general manager of the Serpent River First Nation Economic Development Corporation, was appointed to the board of the Ontario Clean Water Agency...

New Official Plan still on hold, meeting with Municipal Affairs and Housing scheduled for...

MANITOULIN—The new Manitoulin Official Plan (OP) is still on hold as Island municipal leaders, through the Manitoulin Municipal Association (MMA) and the Manitoulin Planning...

Prose and poetry of Ann Elizabeth Carson reflect themes of aging and memory

ANN ELIZABETH CARSON Lyricism and memory define the professional and artistic endeavours of writer, poet and sculptor Ann Elizabeth Carson. She has devoted her career...

OFSC brings back no cost Try Our Trails Permit

ONTARIO— Last winter, almost 11,000 Ontarians tested OFSC snowmobile trails with a no cost ‘Try Our Trails Permit’ affixed to their sleds. The promotion...

Police, firefighters get keys to DSB housing, buildings

ESPANOLA—The Manitoulin Sudbury District Services Board (DSB) approved a motion to provide fire and police services access to all of its buildings in order...

Central Family Health Team to see fall construction

LITTLE CURRENT—During the monthly board meeting of the Manitoulin Health Centre held last week at the Little Current site, board members were treated to...

Now and Then – Dick Ahlers

Dick Ahlers first found Manitoulin in 1931 when his parents, from Pittsburgh, holidayed at the ‘cabin-in-the-woods’ of his father’s law partner in Rockville on...

Whitefish River First Nation holds first of four health fairs

BIRCH ISLAND—The Whitefish River First Nation Health Centre held a Children’s Health Fair last Saturday, the first of four health fairs the community will...

Cattlemen’s/Soil and Crop Association Notes

A year in reviewMarca Williamson, secretary of the Manitoulin Cattlemen’s Association (MCA), went over the financial statements of the MCA and the Manitoulin Soil...

Chair and committee members elected at District Services Board

ESPANOLA—The Manitoulin Sudbury District Services Board (DSB) elected its new chair, vice-chair and committee members for 2014 at the board’s January 23 meeting in...

Creativity and culture shine at Wikwemikong High School’s Grade 12 art class Coffee House

‘WIKWEMIKONG—The Grade 12 art class and its program were showcased last Tuesday evening at Wikwemikong High School’s Coffee House.Ms. Valerie O’Leary, the art teacher,...
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