Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Sunday Morning News – June 18

Jun 18, 2017 @ 10:27 Weather – Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers this morning. Showers beginning near noon. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Fog patches. Local amount 10 to 20 mm. High 18. UV index 5 or moderate. News tidbits – Tonight is the Scott Woods concert at the MMCC. Should be a great show!

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Our New Goose – in 15 Days…

Jun 16, 2017 @ 23:22   After the great gathering on June 8th, residents have been anxiously waiting. Today, that wait is over. Patrick, Tyler and Jeff from Research Casting are making things happen.   They are busy preparing the Wawa Goose Monument’s base for its transformation from a plain concrete box to a massive chunk of rock. Once the ...

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Triumphs Touring around Lake Superior

Jun 16, 2017 @ 23:10   Vintage car aficionados were thrilled today to see a number of Triumphs appear in Wawa, and then be seen parked at the Wawa Motor Inn.   These vehicles are all members of the Toronto Triumph Club taking a summer tour around Lake Superior celebrating Canada at 150 years old. They left Toronto on a 12-day odyssey ...

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Men’s Night Golf – June 15

Jun 16, 2017 @ 12:17 80 Players 1st FLIGHT: Francis Dechamplain, Jacob Gauthier, Mitch Cousineau -5 under par 31 2nd FLIGHT: Ron Rody, Chris Buckell, Claude Samson-2 under par 34 3rd FLIGHT: Eric Levesque, Bubba Gagne, Luc Belanger-4 under par 32 4th FLIGHT: Bernie Erechook, Derek Chapman-4 under par 32 5th FLIGHT: Andy Ilola, Reg Spencer, Cliff Ingham-2 over par ...

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Two Serious collisions involving Commercial Motor Vehicles near Marathon

Jun 15, 2017 @ 16:40 Members of the Marathon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to two separate motor vehicle collisions that occurred on Highway 17 in less than a twelve hour period. June 15, 2017 at 02:19 a.m.; OPP, Marathon Fire Department (MFD), and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were called to Highway 17, Brothers Township approximately 60km ...

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The Only Northern Voice in the Next Election

Jun 15, 2017 @ 10:00 The Northern Ontario Party will be a strong voice to speak on behalf of its citizens. Unlike the other Greater Toronto Area parties, we intend on having candidates that will represent you the citizen, rather than representing a political party’s agenda or a special interest group. There is no doubt we will face challenges, confront ...

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Operation Corridor Launches Today – One in Five Crashes involves Commercial Vehicles

Transport truck-related collisions continue to take a significant toll on human life on Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-patrolled roads, with one in five road crashes involving large commercial vehicles. Today, the OPP launches the annual Operation Corridor campaign to shed more light on the prevalence of transport trucks and their impact on other road users. This year’s Operation Corridor campaign runs from ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 15

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers late this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 19. UV index 7 or high. News Tidbits – It is interesting that the federal government won’t reveal the salary details of top aides to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, saying it would violate privacy law to do so, ...

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FOUND!

Found case of Ensure drink and other item found on road at corner of liquor store. Looks like they fell out of a pickup. Can contact (705) 852-0090 to claim.

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Severe Flood Damage Jeopardizes Future of Churchill, Manitoba

Jun 14, 2017 @ 08:30 Future of rail service to Churchill, Manitoba is in peril. Damage this year from flooding includes 19 places where the track bed is washed out and at least five bridges are damaged. Citing a short construction season, the Company, Omnitrax says all the repairs cannot be completed. The inspection alone will cost more than $500,000 ...

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Sneak Peek at the New Wawa Goose

Jun 14, 2017 @ 08:28   It certainly looks familiar, but with a beautiful golden cast from the bronze that the New Wawa Goose is being made of. The new goose will be unveiled July 1st, 2017.

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‘Fly Away Home’ another view of the crowd

Jun 14, 2017 @ 08:10   Joel Cooper was taking photographs of the gathering of Wawaites, to say goodbye to our Wawa Goose. Above is the photograph that he took showing the helicopter from Wilderness Helicopters taking pictures of the crowd. If you look at the photograph below you can make out Joel standing on the shoulder of Highway 101. ...

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Wednesday Morning News – June 14

Jun 14, 2017 @ 07:55 Weather – Cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming east 20 km/h gusting to 40 late this morning. High 21. UV index 5 or moderate. News tidbits – Wawa-news would like to congratulate the students of Northern College’s Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core program, (offered in partnership with Richmont Mines) ...

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