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Monday Morning News – March 13

Weather – Clear and cold this morning with a bit of a breeze this morning. Low of -29 today wind chill of -38.   Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-13 3:17 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and dry road with partly snow packed, snow packed sections. 2017-03-13 3:51 547 Highway 101 to Hawk ...

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Victims identified in Fatal Collision of March 10 east of Nairn Centre

Mar 12, 2017 @ 13:02 On March 10, 2017, at approximately 3:45 p.m. members from the Espanola/Sudbury Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Nairn-Hyman Fire Department and the Greater Sudbury Fire Department as well as the Sudbury-Manitoulin District Emergency Medical Services (EMS), responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 17 east of Nairn Centre.   The driver ...

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Ice – a sign of spring

Mar 12, 2017 @ 12:45   It may sound rather strange, but to me the sight of ice on the rock cuts is a sign of spring. The cycle of warmth through the day and cold at night – means flowing water that freezes as icicles and frozen rivers of water. One of the best stretches is along Highway 101, ...

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Election Results for Michpicoten First Nation – Pat Tangie is elected Chief

Candidates for Chief BOBBIWASH, John 11 BUCKELL, Joseph 108 LEWIS, Ernie 3 STONE, Evelyn 34 TANGIE, Patricia ‘Pat’ 144 Candidates for Councillors ANDRE, Ivan 40 LEWIS, Marcel 47 ANDRE-STONE, Verna S. 46 PERRAULT, Dan 39 BLACK, Daniel 33 PETERSON, Linda withdrawn BOBBIWASH, John 46 ROBINSON, David 18 CHAPMAN, Wanita 55 ROBINSON, Verlyn ‘Rosalie’ 59 CHALYKOFF, John-Paul 106 SIMON, Christopher ‘Chris’ ...

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Sunday Morning News

Mar 12, 2017 @ 07:48 Weather – It is clear and cold this morning -27 right now. It should warm up to about -13 later today with a big of a breeze. Tonight it will be come partly cloudly with a low of -29, wind chill of -38. Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-12 ...

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Spring Forward!

Mar 11, 2017 @ 08:27 Daylight saving time 2017 in Ontario will begin at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 12. When you go to bed tonight, put your clocks ahead by one hour. Many electronic devices though, like your cell phone and computer, will automatically adjust when Daylight Saving Time begins or ends. So be careful which ones you adjust or ...

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MacDonald Mines Creates Technical Advisory Committee for Oxide Sands

Mar 11, 2017 @ 06:34 MacDonald Mines has created a Technical Advisory Committee; Jean-Philippe Desrochers, James Franklin, Ph.D., FRSC, P.Geo., Mackenzie Watson, B.Sc., P.Geol., P.Eng. and Hadyn Butler, B.Sc., P.Geo., P.Eng. and contracted Expedition Group of Companies Inc. to conduct the trenching of the Oxide Sands, one of the main gold targets on the property. From their press release, “The ...

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Saturday Morning News – March 11

Mar 11, 2017 @ 06:24 Weather – It will be mainly sunny today with a chance of flurries near Lake Superior this afternoon. The wind will be steady at 20mkm/h gusting to 40 near noon. A high of -13 is expected with windchill of -33.   Roads 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-11 3:16 651 Highway ...

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Hwy 17S OPEN (Wawa to Heyden/Hwy 556)

Mar 11, 2017 @ 01:10 OPP have opened the highway as of 12:15 a.m. Mar 10, 2017 @ 19:59 At 7:46 p.m. the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure, Highway 17 from Highway 556 to Pinewood Drive in Wawa due to deteriorating weather and road conditions. The O.P.P. will distribute details and updates of the ...

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Fatal Collision closes Highway 17 east of Nairn Centre

Mar 10, 2017 @ 22:16 On March 10, 2017, at approximately 3:45 p.m. members from the Espanola/Sudbury Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Nairn-Hyman Fire Department and the Greater Sudbury Fire Department as well as the Sudbury-Manitoulin District Emergency Medical Services (EMS), responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 17 east of Nairn Centre.   Preliminary information is ...

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EC – Snow Squalls between Wawa and Sault Ste. Marie

Mar 10, 2017 @ 19:22 7:22 PM EST Friday 10 March 2017 Snow squall warning in effect for: Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow squalls off Lake Superior will continue to affect portions of the region through this evening. The main impact will be occasional whiteouts due to blowing snow. The squalls are expected to shift south ...

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Municipality Unveils Logo for Wawa Celebrates ‘Canada 150’

Mar 10, 2017 @ 16:32 The Municipality of Wawa is very excited to release the official logo for the Wawa Celebrates Canada 150 events in 2017. Chris Benka of the NITGC has been working very hard with Community Services and Tourism staff to create this logo which will be featured with all of Wawa’s Canada 150 events throughout the year. ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Update – March 2017

Mar 10, 2017 @ 11:16 Wawa Community Food Bank volunteers once again wish to recognize our community members and organizations that provide such welcome support for the less fortunate in our midst. In January of this year, the Lady Dunn Hospital staff and administration contributed the proceeds from their annual Dress Down Fund. Thank you for this very generous donation. ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – March 10

Mar 10, 2017 @ 09:39 Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 17 17 SPENCER, Reg 2 11 17 BESNER, Yvan 3 10 17 LESCHISHIN, Mark 4 9 17 McCOY, Joe 5 8 17 HOFFMANN, Jim 6 7 17 BOYD, Katherine 7 4 17 SZEKELY, Marc 8 2 17 PLAYOFFS BEGIN MARCH 23rd

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