Thwarted on sixplexes, Central developer looking at new Mindemoya location

CENTRAL MANITOULIN—Balked by the Central Manitoulin municipal council over a planned development of a six-plex seniors’ housing complex when neighbours of the proposed development...

Winter storm watch issued for Manitoulin

Winter storm watch in effect for: Espanola - Killarney Manitoulin Island Winter storm beginning Monday and continuing into Tuesday. A Colorado low is forecast to cross...

Marker placement for hero of Willisville this weekend

LITTLE CURRENT—A campaign by Wayne Golden of Massey to secure a grave marker commemorating the military service and accomplishments of his uncle Charlie Golden...

Three individuals fall through the ice in two events this weekend

JULIA BAY—Following three separate incidents of individuals going through the ice over the weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police are warning people to steer clear...

Frozen pipes at LCPS cause concern amongst parents

LITTLE CURRENT-A frozen lateral line leading to Little Current Public School (LCPS) left the school without water Monday, leaving Rainbow District School Board...

Silver carp pulled from Illinois Waterway just miles from L. Michigan

LAKE MICHIGAN—A Lake Michigan commercial fisherman made an unsettling discovery in his gill net last week when he pulled a silver carp, of the...

MPP Mantha applauds government helping First Nations in crisis

ALGOMA-MANITOULIN—Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha applauds the federal Liberal government’s move to help First Nations in crisis on the Pikangikum First Nation, but says other...

OMB rules in favour of Northeast Town, tells Manitoulin Planning Board it cannot ‘second...

HONORA BAY—The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has ruled in favour of the Northeast Town following an application for a ‘consent to sever’ in Honora...

Second annual Manitoulin Rodeo ropes in crowds and tackles another great year

MANITOWANING—It was a boot stomping, horse kicking and bull bronking good time at the second annual Manitoulin Rodeo this past Canada Day weekend in...

Ontario regional chief calls ‘60s scoop court ruling ‘a resounding victory’

TORONTO—Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy is pleased with the Ontario Divisional Court’s December 2 decision to dismiss an appeal by the Government of Canada...

Military policeman Les Osborne shares recollections of years served

ICE LAKE—Les Osborne comes from a military background. His father was in the Canadian Armed Forces and his Uncle Sonny is buried in Africa. “It...

Refugee Report

Fourth refugee family slated to arrive on Manitoulin March 15 MANITOULIN—Three refugee families have begun settling into their new homes on Manitoulin Island, two in...