Mussels join gobies in L. Kagawong invasion

by Robin Burridge KAGAWONG—There has now been two reported incidences of suspected invasive species found in Lake Kagawong by area residents. Last week, Tom Imrie of...

Island citizens demand action on low water

by Tom Sasvari KAGAWONG—Members of the International Upper Great Lakes Study (IUGLS) group got the strong message from the over 200 people in attendance at...

Northeast Town multi-million dollar waterfront project officially finished

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—After five long years of hard work, the Little Current waterfront was officially completed last Friday and celebrated at an appreciation...

Early broad scale netting reports show a healthy Lake Manitou

by Alicia McCutcheon LAKE MANITOU—Over the course of 10 days in July, technicians with the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) have been busy on Lake...

Islanders will be seeing stars at Manitoulin Country Fest this weekend

LITTLE CURRENT - Imagine that! This week is the fifth edition of the Manitoulin Country Fest event. It will be held again this year at...

Ojibwe Culture Foundation launches new exhibit and holds treaty commemoration

by Robin Burridge MANITOULIN—The Ojibwe Cultural Foundation (OCF) in M’Chigeeng has been busy preparing for two important summer events: the launch of their greatly anticipated...

Important meeting will suggest policies to maintain Lake Huron levels

by Nancy McDermid KAGAWONG—Learn about the latest science regarding the upper great lake water levels on Saturday August 6 when the International Upper Great Lakes...

Manor study proposes new assisted living seniors’ units

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT-A final report of the business plan for the Manitoulin Centennial Manor, developed by SHS Consulting and C.J. Stewart Consulting Services,...

Charges laid in Wiky murder

by Alicia McCutcheon WIKWEMIKONG—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 McCutcheon SUDBURY—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 Burridge LITTLE 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 McDermid PROVIDENCE BAY—The Manitoulin Island Community Abattoir is now on its way to the first stages of construction following a significant funding announcement...