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St. Monica’s Church – Lenten, Holy Week & Easter Schedule

Mar 23, 2017 @ 15:08 Stations Of The Cross And Mass – Fridays at 7:00 p.m. Palm Sunday of The Lord’s Passion – April 8th at 7:00 p.m., April 9th at 9:00 a.m. Holy Thursday, Mass of the Lord’s supper, April 13th at 8:00 p.m. Good Friday of the Passion of the Lord, April 14th at 3:00 p.m. (collection for ...

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Cyclone goes home!

Mar 23, 2017 @ 07:23 There are still miracles to be found. Cyclone’s story is one of them. On March 1st, Wally was traveling with his two dogs Hurricane (Cane) and Cyclone (Cyc). At Fenton/Treeby the wind grabbed hold of the cap on his truck and spun the truck on the icy roads, the truck hit the rock cut and ...

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Mystery of N230TX may never be solved

Exactly what happened to the pilot of N230TX on March 15th, 2017 will probably never be revealed. Diane Brown of the University of Michigan, Division of Public Safety and Security had a few more pieces of information. The pilot, aged 27, of Ann Arbor, was a PhD candidate in the School of Information. (Wawa-news has removed the name to respect the family’s ...

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Thursday Morning News – March 23

Mar 23, 2017 @ 06:45 Weather – Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 late this morning. High minus 1. Roads – All roads are bare and dry. Local – Don’t forget tonight is Performance Dance 2017 at the Michipicoten High School.

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Cyclone has been found!

Cyclone’s daddy has been notified. Can’t say too much right now other than Cyc’s daddy is so excited and on his way to pick him up. We are heading now to the Sault, Cyclone has an appointment to be checked out by a vet.   My thanks to all who helped look over the past three weeks, and especially to ...

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Happenings from First United Church Wawa – March 22

Mar 22, 2017 @ 08:21 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services  are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern, please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church – 705-856-2926. The Easter Cross of Lights will again be placed above the front door of our Church.   Thank you to Maria ...

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Between the Covers – March 22

Mar 22, 2017 @ 07:54 New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week:  “A piece of the world” by Christina Baker Kline, “The education of Will” by Patricia B. McConnell, and “Say nothing” by Brad Parks. Afterschool Programs –  are back to normal Tuesday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Come on down to the ...

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Wednesday Morning News – March 22

Weather – Sunny with a high of -5 today. Roads – All roads are bare and dry. Local – Today is World Water Day. Although we are blessed with abundant fresh water, there are many in this world who are not as fortunate. We all should conserve water where possible, and one way is with a rain barrel. Don’t forget ...

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Tuesday Morning News – March 21

Mar 21, 2017 @ 06:42 Weather – Periods of snow ending this morning then clearing. Amount 2 cm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. Temperature falling to minus 9 this afternoon. A snow squall watch is in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Brief, intense snowfall is expected to develop. Under the snow squall, ...

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Monday Morning News – March 20

Weather – Warm today with a high of 6C. Wind expected to get stronger by afternoon, with gusts to 40km/h. Snow overnight, with amounts of up to 2 cm. Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections. 17-03-20 4:52 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and dry road with bare and wet ...

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Mystery surrounds crashed Cessna Skyhawk

Mar 18, 2017 @ 12:25 Mystery surrounds the crash of a Cessna Skyhawk from Ann Arbor 60 km east of Marathon. OPP reported that the crash occurred Tuesday, March 15, 2017, at 11:38 pm. The second press release from OPP reported that the crash occurred Wednesday, March 16, 2017, at the same time.   SE OPP were informed Thursday morning, ...

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Saturday Morning News – March 18

Mar 18, 2017 @ 08:01 Weather – There was light snow overnight dusting everything with snow. Be careful of icy surfaces hidden underneath the snow. Environment Canada says “Periods of snow ending this afternoon then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. Snowfall amount 2 cm. High plus 2.”   Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare ...

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OPP Update on Plane Crash east of Marathon

Mar 17, 2017 @ 21:18 On Thursday, March 16, 2017 at approximately 12:40 pm, Marathon and Manitouwadge members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a plane crash that happened on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:38 pm approximately 60 km east of Marathon.   The crash site was located by the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) and ...

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