Billings Township council passes its 2015 budget

by Sharon Jackson KAGAWONG— The 2015 Billings budget was presented in open council on Tuesday, July 7 from a motion put forward by Councillor Tom...

Narcotics Anonymous chapter formed on Manitoulin Island

LITTLE CURRENT— Those afflicted with drug addiction face a daunting and usually lifelong battle where sometimes the world and events seem destined to overwhelm...

Manitoulin Art tour 2015 draws visitor appreciation

MANITOULIN— The Expositor caught up with Manitoulin Art Tour organizer Helen Siksek during a break at the LaCloche Art School where she was taking...

Too many MNR visits too often spook Green Bay farmer

Bruce Wood's concerned about possible harassment GREEN BAY—  Less than two months after charges were laid against his friend, neighbour and fellow Green Bay farmer...

Crowds flock to Island’s first ‘ storage wars ’

Contents of four units auctioned to brisk bidding by Betty Bardswich MINDEMOYA—The Arts and Entertainment (A&E) network has hosted the reality show Storage Wars for five...

Manitowaning Summerfest offers summer fun for everyone in one festivities filled amazing weekend

MANITOWANING— Members of the Southeast Manitoulin Lions Club are all smiles this week after pulling off yet another successful Summerfest weekend. “The weekend was great,...

Meet the new managers of the Mississagi Lighthouse and Park

MELDRUM BAY— It makes a great story: a young man and a young woman from the opposite ends of the earth meet at the...

M’Chigeeng artist, filmmaker new chancellor of Brock U.

Dr. Shirley Cheechoo named to prestigious role ST. CATHARINES— Award winning filmmaker Dr. Shirley Cheechoo is no stranger to honours and accolades, but the announcement...

Team and skills-building in 4 Elements’ crosss-cultural Paddle Lab

by Isobel Harry KAGAWONG-- On a beautiful July morning in Kagawong’s Mudge Bay, an ebullient group of about 20 teenagers and young adults aged 14...

Prison death inquest offers no suggestions

NAPANEE— A coroner’s juried inquest was held into the death of 29-year-old Jordan Trudeau of Wikwemikong who died at the hands of corrections officers...

FedNor funding announced on Island by Soo MP

BIRCH ISLAND—The summer funding announcement season is full upon us, and Sault Ste. Marie MP Bryan Hayes arrived bearing a swath of good news...

Marlene and Darrell Dewar named Ward 3 Citizens of the Year

by Betty Bardswich BIG LAKE— Great music and a delicious fish supper on July 14 provided an ideal venue for the Big Lake Women’s Institute...