Editor’s Note: “Nibi Chronicles,” a monthly Great Lakes Now feature, is written by Staci Lola Drouillard. A direct descendant of the Grand Portage Band of Ojibwe, she lives and works in Grand Marais on Minnesota’s North Shore of Lake Superior. Her two books “Walking the Old Road: A People’s History of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Anishinaabe” and “Seven Aunts” were published 2019 and 2022, and she is at work on a children’s story.
Isaac Shouldice will be appointed to Georgian Bluffs council after councillor-elect Mike Smith resigned due to health reasons. On Tuesday, the township council held a special meeting that included an orientation session for the new council. That session was followed by a staff report on the council seat left vacant after Smith provided the clerk […]
Another death due to COVID-19 reported Thursday by the Grey-Bruce Health Unit brought the total to 34 local deaths during pandemic. There have been six deaths reported among Grey-Bruce residents in the past week, representing 21 per cent of the total deaths attributed to the pandemic virus. Dr. Ian Arra, the medical officer of health, […]
Labour shortages in child-care, green hydrogen technology development and creating more sustainable communities — including through affordable housing, were key areas addressed when Grey-Bruce municipal representatives met with their provincial counterparts this week. Local officials took part in a number of delegations through the annual Rural Ontario Municipal Association conference on Monday and Tuesday, which […]
A Chippewas of Nawash band councillor who won $100,000 by scratching The Big Spin instant-win lottery ticket, says he plans to upgrade his car and travel. “I feel happy – very joyful,” Beverly Nadjiwon, 59, of Neyaashiinigmiing is quoted saying in an OLG press release Monday. The father and grandfather has been a lottery player […]
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- State, federal solar incentives help Illinois feed mill slash energy costs — Energy News Network
At a central Illinois feed mill, electricity was exceeding grain costs as its biggest operating expense.