Island Robotics teams gear up for the season following a January 7 kick-off

M’CHIGEENG—Both the Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) Manitoulin Metal Robotics and Wiikwemkoong Warriors High School Robotics teams are gearing up for the season, with a...

Blizzard Open golf tournament benefits MHC ‘Let’s Emerg Together’ campaign

MINDEMOYA—The organizers of the annual Blizzard Open Golf Tournament have donated $2,000 to the Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) ‘Let’s Emerg Together’ campaign. All funds...

Mustang senior girls’ volleyball team defeats higher ranked teams for win

M’CHIGEENG—The Manitoulin Secondary School Senior girls’ team were the champions at a tournament held in Elliot Lake earlier this month. And it took defeating...

Friends and Neighbours

Kagawong Team Fergmeijer Your friendly neighbourhood journalists are onto a hot story - a mystery of enormous size and consequence. It has come to our attention...

World Aids day presentations focussed on importance of testing

MANITOULIN—Many people who have HIV are not aware they have it, which makes public education on the disease/virus vitally important. “One in five people have...

Sports make for strange bedfellows and you just can’t write this stuff up

Sports. You can’t write this stuff. The hits and misses, ups and down, gutters and strikes. The unapologetic brotherhood of picking a side with...

Northeast Town firefighters practice skills in Little Current

LITTLE CURRENT—Trucks from the Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands Fire Department attracted a bit of attention as they headed up Meredith Street in Little...

Wiikwemkoong women gift Toronto Maple Leafs with beaded medallions

TORONTO—While Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) had over 100 people participating at the Toronto Maple Leafs Indigenous Celebration game on January 7 against the Detroit...

Tribunal awards costs in Green Bay farmland neighbours’ dispute to defendant farmers

GREEN BAY—Costs have been awarded in favour of Green Bay’s Roy and Doris Bayer in a years-long conflict between neighbours. The decision to award...

City of Sault Ste. Marie to review options for Norgoma ship future

SAULT STE. MARIE—It will be at least several weeks before the future of the M.S. Norgoma is clear as the city of Sault Ste....

Ken Blodgett sworn in as Gore Bay councillor

GORE BAY—Ken Blodgett has been officially sworn in as the new councillor for the Town of Gore Bay. “I’m glad to be back on council,”...

Many Manitoulin communities, women take part in National Ribbon Skirt Day

M’CHIGEENG—Ladies and students in the M’Chigeeng First Nation community as well as other Manitoulin communities took part in the National Ribbon Skirt Day, on...