Tehkummah reeve sets record straight on fire hall concern

TEHKUMMAH—It was the occasion of the arrival of an insurance bill in his mailbox that set Larry Killens on a quest to discover how...

Wikwemikong chooses Duke Peltier as new chief

WIKWEMIKONG—The votes are in, tallied and certified in the election of a new band council for the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve. Duke Peltier was...

Carter Bay property sold

CARTER BAY—The 6,400 acre Carter Bay Eco-Development property, located on the south shore of Manitoulin, has undergone a conditional sale, says a real estate...

IJC may allow Georgian Bay to drop another 1.25 metres, Sierra Club says

MIDLAND—The International Joint Commission (IJC) may be intending to allow water levels in Lake Huron and Georgian Bay to drop by more than 1.25...

Proposed broadband-cellular service moves to next stage of approval process

MELDRUM BAY—A representative of the Dawson Citizens’ Improvement Association (DCIA) is a little more optimistic that a request made locally for the establishment of...

MOE Healthy Lakes meeting will take place on Manitoulin

MANITOULIN—Thanks to the lobbying efforts of the Manitoulin Area Stewardship Council (MASC) and Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha, the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) will...

Manitoulin Country Fest offers a boot tapping good time at new venue

LITTLE CURRENT—Despite the rainy weather, thousands of country music fans flocked to Little Current for Manitoulin Country Fest last weekend, with an estimated high...

Stewardship Council lobbies successfully for reinstatement of healthy lakes meeting

LITTLE CURRENT—The Manitoulin Area Stewardship Council (MASC) has secured yet another Manitoulin meeting for the general public, this time in regards to the proposed...

Right place, right time

Sharp-eyed Evansville man credited with lifesaving rescue BURPEE MILLS—A retiree who chose Evansville as his new community has been credited with saving the life of...

Oceans, Fisheries patch job on historic Meldrum Bay light requires its own patch

MELDRUM BAY—The silence has been deafening from the Federal Department of Oceans and Fisheries this past year regarding repairs of the venerable Mississaugi Lighthouse,...

Manitoulin OPP responds for calls of service over holiday weekend

Charges and calls for service down from 2011 During the holiday weekend from Friday, August 3 to Monday, August 6, 2011 Manitoulin OPP officers were...

Stewardship Council upset MOE cancels Manitoulin meeting

Tom SasvariThe RecorderMANITOULIN—Representatives of the Manitoulin Area Stewardship Council (MASC) are upset with Ministry of the Environment (MOE) officials for creating the Great Lakes...
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