This article is part of a collaboration between The Char-Koosta News and Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television. Our partnership brings readers stories about issues of, research about and solutions to the invasive mussel problem – a challenge that’s shared by communities around Flathead Lake, its nearby waters and the Great Lakes.
Owen Sound is again on the verge of selling to a developer its former 8th Street water reservoir property, which the city also sold four years ago but bought back due to a lack of development activity on the site. A numbered Ontario company has submitted an offer to buy the 1.4-acre property for $250,000 […]
Owen Sound will hold a pair of virtual public engagement sessions next week as part of a transit service review. City officials say the purpose of the meetings, set for Aug. 4 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and Aug. 5 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., is to gather public feedback and preferences on proposed transit […]
Saugeen First Nation Chief Lester Anoquot says his community is now in a state of emergency and crisis with the COVID-19 outbreak that has hit it in recent days. In a video posted to the Saugeen First Nation website on Wednesday evening, Anoquot said there have now been 71 cases of the virus confirmed in […]
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — More than 500 wells on French Island have been contaminated with some level of PFAS chemicals, according to final results of state testing.
The La Crosse Tribune reported Friday that 538 wells on the island just west of La Crosse showed some level of the chemicals and 165 of them had levels above the state’s recommended 20 parts per trillion hazard standard.
Pride, wrath, envy, sloth, lust, greed, gluttony—the cottage can bring out the best and the worst in us. We asked seven of Canada’s top writers to come clean about their cottage sins. I Have a Confession to Make… When I was a child in the ’70s, seeing a deer outside my cottage was a treasured moment. We … Continued