Looking to plant trees? Funding and planting help is delivered

MANITOULIN—Spring is for new ideas. Do you have idle land or extra acreage that could be enhanced? Planting trees is an excellent way to...

Little Current community gym hosts anniversary open house

LITTLE CURRENT—If your New Year’s resolution is to get in shape, or maybe just tone up that tummy for the beach this...

First Whitetail Deer Show a hunter’s dream this August 23 in Manitowaning

MANITOWANING—The Township of Assiginack’s first ever Whitetail Deer Show on Saturday, August 23 is almost upon us with so many exciting things happening at...

Whitefish River First Nation awards contract for new water reservoir

WHITEFISH RIVER—Whitefish River First Nation (WRFN) has awarded the contract to construct its new elevated water reservoir to Ceccetto and Sons Ltd. The project...

Four-year-old’s Karleigh4Kindness donates hair for cancer wigs

WIIKWEMKOONG—Karleigh Kaboni had never had a haircut, but when the four-year-old learned that those battling cancer often lose their hair, she didn’t take long...

Manitoulin Lodge recognizes volunteer, resident of the year winners

GORE BAY—The Manitoulin Lodge Nursing Home in Gore Bay announced the recipients of this year’s volunteer and resident of the year awards. The awards...

Anishinabek Nation chief congratulates Justice Sinclair on Senate appointment

NIPISSING—Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee congratulates Justice Murray Sinclair on his Senate appointment. “Mizanay Gheezhik, Justice Murray Sinclair, is deserving of this appointment,”...

Tehkummah postmistress Joan McMurray retires after 30 years of service

TEHKUMMAH––It’s been nearly thirty years since Tehkummah postmistress Joan McMurray first set up a postal outlet in her home at the corner of Hwy...

OPP clarifies boot drive fundraising laws

KAGAWONG—Groups like the Billings Volunteer Fire Department cannot hold fundraising boot drives until a municipality has a set bylaw in place that supports this...

With docking issues resolved, Chi-Cheemaun management focusses on marketing, ridership

OWEN SOUND—The crisis surrounding the cancellation of the start of the MS Chi-Cheemaun ferry’s spring schedule due to low water levels and the need...

Nominations open for Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmer

ONTARIO—Nominations are now open for the 2014 Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmers’ (OOYF) Program. Nominees may be individuals, partners or couples who derive a minimum...

Province delays decision on Manitoulin Planning Board draft Official Plan

GORE BAY—The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) has delayed its final decision on the final draft Official Plan (OP) forwarded by the...
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