Manitoulin Secondary School teams to take part in First Robotics competition

M’CHIGEENG—The Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) Mustangs First Team 6865 (rookies) team is ready to take part in the 2018 First Robotics Competition. “We are taking...

Despite ice cover, March 31 ice hut deadline still stands

MANITOULIN—Despite the colder-than-average temperature trends of this spring, the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) is reminding ice anglers that the date for the removal...

Avoid entrapment incidents with proper grain storage

by the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association  MANITOULIN - As farmers, you understand the importance of proper storage of your...

Christmas in Kagawong is ‘a community event’

KAGAWONG—It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas in Ontario’s Prettiest Village. Once again it is time for Christmas in Kagawong. This year’s two-day event...

A smile’s reward keeps bringing Janet Anning back

MINDEMOYA—Like many parents, Janet Anning’s early exposure to volunteerism came as part of her parental duties. Like many parent volunteers she stepped up to...

Silver Water celebrates 120th annual picnic

SILVER WATER—It was a beautiful sunny day that greeted the many local residents and visitors that came out this past Saturday for Silver Water’s...

Northeast Town Council passes 2018 municipal budget

LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town passed the 2018 draft budget at its council meeting last week which reflected a 2.5 percent increase to the levy. Town...

Biofest attendee turns presenter at the fourth annual Batman’s Biofest

SHEGUIANDAH—The many attendees at the 4th annual Batman’s Biofest were in for a special treat this year, as a long time seasonal resident of...

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...

Northern Ontario Tourism reflects on a ‘big’ year

LITTLE CURRENT—Northern Ontario Tourism (NeONT) reflected on the last year of the organization at its third annual general meeting held recently in Little Current. “Good...

Dual retirement marks end of an era for Island Singers

MANITOULIN—The Island Singers choral group is noted for its high standards and fine vocal offerings, often tackling works that would cause other volunteer choirs...

Manitoulin Planning Board opposes NEMI requests to leave planning board

GORE BAY—The Manitoulin Planning Board (MPB) has voted in opposition to the request from the Town of Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands (NEMI) to...