Bluegrass in the Country packs them in at the Prov Bay Fairgrounds

PROVIDENCE BAY— With more than 350 attendees and an outstanding lineup of talent, this year’s Bluegrass in the Country is growing into a force...

Native fire departments compete in M’Chigeeng

M’CHIGEENG— Six First Nation fire departments travelled to M’Chigeeng recently to take part in the annual Ontario Native Fire Fighter Society ( ONFFS )...

Cadet 11th annual review a precision exercise

LITTLE CURRENT—The Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps 348 Manitoulin marched with crisp precision beneath the stern gaze of reviewing officer UCCM Chief of Police...

Manitoulin Secondary School celebrates 2015 grads

M’CHIGEENG—The gym at Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) was full of joyful cheers from family, friends and the 2015 graduating class themselves last Thursday evening...

Split Rail Brewing Company licenced and selling beer on Manitoulin Island

MANITOULIN— Split Rail Brewing Company began as a dream over five years ago, when long-time friends Andrea Smith and Eleanor Charlton set out to...

Artist returns to his roots for Ojibwe Cultural Foundation exhibit

M’CHIGEENG—The Ojibwe Cultural Foundation (OCF) is featuring an art exhibit of the works of Paul Whittam, a Midland-based artist with ties to Manitoulin. Mark Seabrook...

Ontario to begin restricting neonicotinoid-coated corn and soybeans this July 1

TORONTO—Ontario is poised to become the first jurisdiction in North America to reduce the number of acres planted with neonicotinoid-coated corn and soybean seeds...

Norisle group’s fundraiser begins $18.5 million quest

To refurbish and refit historic steamship for active service MANITOWANING BAY—It was 40 years ago that the S.S. Norisle sailed into Manitowaning Bay, making the...

Fifth annual Passage Ride brings cyclists from near and far to Island

MANITOULIN— The fifth annual Manitoulin Passage Ride was a great kickoff to the cycling season on the Island this past weekend attracting 237 riders...

Powwow season hits its stride in Aundeck Omni Kaning

AUNDECK OMNI KANING— Perfect weather greeted visitors to the Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation traditional powwow this past weekend as community members mingled with...

Marie’s Kitchen features home-style cooking and healthy portions

LITTLE CURRENT— Shirley Mandoshkin is taking a tray of apple turnovers out of her oven, the crust deftly braided to form the upper crust,...

Little Current hosts Pan Am Torch Relay

https://vimeo.com/130322082 LITTLE CURRENT—Last Tuesday Little Current hosted the Pan Am Torch Relay as part of the cross-Canada relay leading up to the Toronto Pan American...