Stanley Cup in Birch Island

Birch Island kids Anthony McGregor, left, and his cousin, Wesley McGregor, had their photo taken with the Stanley Cup on October 26. The cup...

Damages delay construction of first M’Chigeeng windmill

by Stacey LavallieM’CHIGEENG—A faulty piece of equipment has delayed the attachment of the rotor and blades to the first turbine under construction in M’Chigeeng,...

Chi-Cheemaun stats show 4.5 percent decrease

by Stacey LavallieTOBERMORY—The Big Canoe saw roughly 4.5 percent less people and vehicles in 2011 than they did in 2010, according to Owen Sound...

Federal Tories begin process of dismantling long-gun registry

by Stacey LavallieMANITOULIN—With Bill C-19, the federal Conservatives take aim at the controversial long-gun registry with intent to kill.Conservative MP Candice Hoeppner (Portage-Lisgar) spearheaded...

US hydrographic survey ship shows predator fish dine on fingerling plants

by Alicia McCutcheonNORTH CHANNEL—The smelt are thick, the shiners are abundant and it appears that stocked fish could be providing a tasty treat for...

October 2011 water levels close to traditional seasonal average

by Alicia McCutcheonMANITOULIN—All that rain last week has done its work, helping to raise water levels six centimeters higher than this time last year...

M’Chigeeng plans culture-based seniors’ lodge

by Stacey LavallieM'CHIGEENG—Nurturing the spirit, celebrating individuality, involving friends and family, encouraging independence and enabling freedom of choice are just some of the primary...

Northeast Town approves Country Fest’s move to private property

by Robin BurridgeLITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town council passed a motion last Tuesday amending zoning by-law 2002-32, permitting Country Fest organizers Craig and Kelly Timmermans...

Weekend wind halts ferry, cause power outages and put L.C. on bottled water

by Stacey LavallieMANITOULIN—Gale-force winds downed trees, power lines, kept the Chi-Cheemaun ferry at port this past weekend, and caused a water-quality advisory for Little...

Waindubence mother, daughter thankful for lessons learned

by Alicia McCutcheonSHEGUIANDAH FIRST NATION—On Thanksgiving weekend, a mother and daughter, members of the Sheguiandah First Nation, felt the need to share their gift...

Central council appoints Ted Taylor to occupy vacant Sandfield position

by Stacey LavallieCENTRAL MANITOULIN—Ted Taylor took his place on Central Manitoulin council following unanimous appointment by reeve and council on Thursday, October 13.The vacant...

$14-million construction crane upsets in Bidwell Road ditch

by Stacey LavallieNORTHEAST TOWN—An accident that tipped a component of a $14-million crane into a Bidwell Road ditch last Tuesday, causing damage, will delay...
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