I Speak for the Fish is a 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.
The official list of municipal election candidates has been released with three mayoral hopefuls announced. Roxy Bergman, current deputy mayor Don Murray, and Angela Thompkins are all vying for the mayor’s seat. Current mayor Mitch Twolan is not seeking re-election. The nomination period ran from May 1 until Aug. 19 at 2 p.m. In total, […]
Snowbank clearing operations are to take place in the downtown area of Owen Sound overnight on Wednesday. Excess snowmobile operations are to begin at 8 p.m. on Wednesday and therefore vehicles parked in the downtown core must be removed from parking spaces by that time to allow access for snow removal equipment, it said in […]
After taking a three month “pandemic pause”, the Ripley and District Horticultural Society (RDHS) resumed monthly meetings with its annual general meeting Wednesday, March 16th at the Ripley-Huron Legion Hall. President Dianne Simpson welcomed 27 people which included two new members and two guests; Karen Redmond, Ontario Horticultural Association (OHA) District 8 Director and Sharon […]
Ladies sat busy at their sewing machines, much as they might for a typical gathering of the Bluewater Quilters’ Guild in downtown Owen Sound. The task before them this Thursday morning was different though. They had an assembly line going and were turning out fabric bags which will contain reusable feminine hygiene kits for girls […]
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — President Joe Biden travels to Wisconsin next week, the day after delivering his State of the Union speech in Washington.
According to the White House, Biden and first lady Jill Biden will stop in Superior on Wednesday to discuss how the $1 trillion infrastructure law will improve the state’s roads and bridges, among other things, and create jobs.
Free COVID-19 rapid tests and masks will be handed to city transit riders with a bus ticket or pass Friday and to all who want them until supplies last Saturday at Heritage Place Shopping Centre. The United Way will be handing out a kit of five rapid antigen tests and a box of 20 KN95 […]