I Speak for the Fish is a new monthly column written by Great Lakes Now Contributor Kathy Johnson, coming out the third Monday of each month. Publishing the author’s views and assertions does not represent endorsement by Great Lakes Now or Detroit Public Television.
As it manages a major COVID-19 outbreak, Saugeen First Nation has received some help from a couple of youngsters who were cottaging in the area. Cohen George, 8, and his five-year-old sister Ella of Ancaster, Ont., raised $300 selling their painted rocks to help out the local First Nation. The two young cottagers recently met […]
Owen Sound council agreed Monday to lease the house it owns beside the Tom Thomson Art Gallery to house Ukrainian women and children fleeing the war in their country. A report to city council Monday night said the city property, known as the Rice House, has been unused for three years. It will be leased […]
One person died after a rural house fire east of Rockford in rural Meaford Saturday night, the second fatal house fire in Grey County this weekend. Inter Township Fire Department and Chatsworth Fire Department fought the fire, which was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived, Grey Bruce OPP said in a news release Sunday morning. Firefighters […]
As levels of chlorides continue to rise in Lake Michigan and exceed state limits in Chicago-area waterways, municipalities across the region are grappling with the urgent need to reduce the use of road salt in winter. Read the full story by Chicago Tribune. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Daily News
Saugeen Shores Police are investigating instances of hate motivated mischief in Port Elgin. On Friday, police received a report of incidents of mischief at the Lamont Sports Park and the nearby snowmobile trail route, it said in a news release. On the trail, someone had spray-painted trail signs and markers, while other signs and markers […]
The number of Grey-Bruce residents in hospital with a confirmed case of COVID-19 rose over the weekend from 14 Friday to 17 Sunday. Fourteen of those patients are hospitalized in Grey-Bruce, while three are in hospital outside of the region, according to the Grey Bruce Health Unit’s daily situation report for Sunday. All local cases […]