Local farmers encouraged to provide documentation, photos of crop losses

PROVIDENCE BAY—While it may not prove fruitful for Manitoulin Island farmers in the short term, farmers on the Island whose crops have been destroyed...

CMPS students clear they will not tolerate their elders’ climate sins

MINDEMOYA - Hot on the heels of the September 24 meeting of the Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) where trustees approved a...

Young Island farmers join forces for better future

MANITOULIN—Concerns about the future of the family farm and the barriers facing young farmers seeking a career in agriculture abound, but a group of...

Mindemoya takes 2-0 lead in men’s fastball series

MINDEMOYA—The Mindemoya Brewers have taken a stranglehold of their Manitoulin Men’s Fastball League championship final series against the Gore Bay Merchants. Mindemoya bested Gore...

The Manitoulin Amish community does Christmas old school

MANITOULIN—The weeks leading up to December 25 have evolved into such a hectic bustling commercial frenzy that many a harried Christmas shopper could be...

Northeast Town opens two road allowances to Snowdusters

Some conditions apply MANITOULIN—While the Manitoulin Snowdusters Snowmobile Club has received the blessing of Northeast Town council for use of two unopened road allowances in...

CMPS to have microhatchery starting this fall

MINDEMOYA—Central Manitoulin Public School (CMPS) will be raising fish in a microhatchery this fall, the latest elementary school on Manitoulin Island to undergo a...

New housing project coming to Providence Bay

PROVIDENCE BAY—There have been some changes lately to the beautiful town of Providence Bay. The old Home Hardware building has been completely revamped with...

Quilt Show kicks off Kagawong Daffodil Festival

KAGAWONG—It won’t be long now until the lovely yellow daffodils will be in full bloom along the roadside and boardwalk leading into Ontario’s Prettiest...

Elementary students R.A.C.E. Against Drugs

 M’CHIGEENG - Grade 5 and 6 students from throughout the District of Manitoulin gained a unique perspective on the impacts of drugs...

Quality Deer Management reforms on Manitoulin

MANITOULIN—It’s official, the Manitoulin branch of the Quality Deer Management Association has risen from the ashes and found a new vibrancy following a recent...

Gore Bay pharmacist retires after 27 enjoyable years of service

GORE BAY—After 27 enjoyable years as the pharmacist and owner of Robertson’s Drug Store in Gore Bay, Carol Robertson officially retired last Saturday, June...