Charges laid in Wiky murder

by Alicia McCutcheonWIKWEMIKONG—Charges were laid in the July 17 murder of 29-year-old Matthew Shawande against his neighbour, Glen McGregor, who lived in the same...

Gabe Abotossaway gets breakthrough surgery

by Alicia McCutcheonSUDBURY—The photo of a smiling, bright-eyed Gabe Abotossaway with his parents, Beverly and Max Abotossaway, in his room in the intensive care...

Island med school grad comes home

by Robin BurridgeLITTLE CURRENT—Doctor Ben Quackenbush may be Little Current’s newest family physician, but he is no stranger to Manitoulin having grown up in...

Island abattoir funding sets plan in motion

by Nancy McDermidPROVIDENCE BAY—The Manitoulin Island Community Abattoir is now on its way to the first stages of construction following a significant funding announcement...

Apparent murder, highway mayhem, 90 weekend callouts keep police occupied

by Alicia McCutcheon MANITOULIN—With the increase in traffic during Manitoulin's busy summer months comes an increase for the need of defensive driving skills and for...

Michael Mantha wins bid to represent NDP in Algoma-Manitoulin

by Nancy McDermidLITTLE CURRENT— Following a marathon of five nomination meetings held this past weekend in Wawa, Echo Bay, Bruce Mines, Little Current and...

Lifesaving surgery planned for youthful accident victim

by Alicia McCutcheonSUDBURY—On a balmy Sunday afternoon this past weekend, the support of members of the Aundeck Omni Kaning (AOK) First Nation reverberated through...

M’Chigeeng chief proposes remote youth treatment centre

by Alicia McCutcheonM’CHIGEENG—The death of a 22-year-old woman from an apparent drug overdose on July 3 in M’Chigeeng as the most recent in a...

Manitoulin picks assisted living as health priority

by Nancy McDermidLITTLE CURRENT—With a goal of changing how health care is experienced and delivered on Manitoulin Island, staff from the Northeast Local Health...

Island Special Olympian takes gold in 400 metre race at international event

by John FeatherstoneATHENS, Greece—Manitoulin's own Special Olympian, Austin Featherstone, had his dreams come true last week when he won Canada a gold medal in...

MTO abandons use of Garlon herbicide on Manitoulin Island

by Alicia McCutcheonMANITOULIN-After the Municipality of Central Manitoulin added its voice of concern to those of neighbouring municipalities Assiginack and Tehkummah, the provincial Ministry...

Tehkummah mother-daughter duo fit in visit with Duchess of Cambridge

OTTAWA—Ever since Tara Reckahn was a small girl, she's been fascinated with the royal family so when the chance came to make the trip...
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