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Donna Schell

Donna Schell

Donna Schell is a longtime St. Joseph Island resident and freelance journalist who has been covering the Island and surrounding area for nearly two decades.

Recent Work by Donna

Mountainview disc golf organizers pleased with turnout <b>(8 photos)</b>

Mountainview disc golf organizers pleased with turnout (8 photos)

St. Joseph Island course adds loop that accommodates beginners, young families, people with mobility issues
New life down on the farms <b>(16 photos)</b>

New life down on the farms (16 photos)

Donna Schell visited five area farms to bring photos of baby animals to our readers
Spring at last (11 photos)

Spring at last (11 photos)

Signs of spring continue to surface across St. Joseph Island from the return of migratory birds to colourful spring blooms
Searching for signs of spring on the island <b>(12 photos)</b>

Searching for signs of spring on the island (12 photos)

Snow has all but left in areas of St. Joseph Island but some still have a pillow of snow. Look for much of which to leave in the days ahead at least for a while, anyway!
Woman with many hats lives like lioness

Woman with many hats lives like lioness

Communicates a will to keep things fresh, avoid stagnation
12 pictures of winter on St. Joseph Island

12 pictures of winter on St. Joseph Island

Midwinter scenes of island life
How to get island food on St. Joseph Island

How to get island food on St. Joseph Island

Restaurateurs adapt to COVID-19 safety measures and offer locally-prepared foods people have come to love on the island
St. Joseph Island in winter <b>(12 photos)</b>

St. Joseph Island in winter (12 photos)

Scenes from the island and some of the surrounding area
A family farm that helped grow a community <b>(19 photos)</b>

A family farm that helped grow a community (19 photos)

Five generations of the Coulter family have furrowed fields for kin and community on Elmlahoma
Santa helps feed people in need on the Island and area <b>(8 photos)</b>

Santa helps feed people in need on the Island and area (8 photos)

Santa and Mrs. Claus take a drive around the Island collecting donations, waving hello