Descendant of famed surveyor introduces genealogy club to T. J. Patten

SHEGUIANDAH—Birch Island resident Zoe McDougall blew away the fog of the mists of time at the Centennial Museum of Sheguiandah and transported an avid...

Kevin Closs digs into his spiritual roots on new CD

LEVACK—Manitoulin’s favourite troubadour Kevin Closs recently released a new CD that reaches back into his spiritual roots to come up with a surprise Christian...

Government encourages kids to enjoy nature with new Ontario Children’s Outdoor Charter

ONTARIO—The Province of Ontario has partnered with numerous outdoor organizations and the Ontario Trillium Foundation to launch the Ontario Children’s Outdoor Charter aimed at...

Wasse-Abin class tours MERE wind site, Wikwemikong oil wells

  EDITOR’S NOTE: Following a field trip to the Mother Earth Renewable Energy project wind farm in M’Chigeeng and a Kaboni Road oil well, the...

LAMBAC cultural inventory website up and running

GORE BAY—A one-stop shop for all things cultural on Manitoulin is coming closer to reality with the official launch by LAMBAC of a website...

January 21 and 23: Info Nights for Full Day, Every Day JK/SK in Rainbow...

MANITOULIN--Rainbow Schools in Sudbury, Espanola and Manitoulin will host information nights for Full Day Every Day Junior and Senior Kindergarten registrations. All parents/guardians and...

Fines Totalling $75,000 for Importing Live Asian Carp

An Edmonton, Alberta, trucking company and a Markham, Ontario, truck driver have been fined a total of $75,000 for possessing live Asian carp in...

Sea Cadets celebrate year of accomplishments at mess dinner

LITTLE CURRENT—Just before Christmas, cadets with Manitoulin Sea Cadet Corps #348 gathered at the Royal Canadian Legion in Little Current for their annual end-of-year...

Manitoulin OPP officers will begin carrying Tasers starting this spring

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin detachment Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers will begin carrying Taser weapons, or conducted energy weapons (CEW), this spring, as will all officers across...

Assiginack Council Notes – Jan 15-14

Museum minutes Council went over the minutes of the November 7 Assiginack Museum board. In the report from the curator, Jeannette Allen, she noted that...

Café Scientifique shines light through discussion on aspects of aging

MANITOWANING—Since the days of the Greek philosophers, pen dialogue and discussion in groups has been recognized as an immensely powerful tool for the expansion...

Northeast Town council rejects Taxpayers’ Association budget cut suggestions

LITTLE CURRENT—Prior to the Northeast Town council reviewing the final version of the municipal 2014 draft budget, which will be taken to the public...