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Morning News – February 22nd

Feb 22, 2017 @ 07:29 Weather – There is a fog advisory in place from Montreal River Harbour east to North Bay. Today Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries changing to 60 percent chance of rain showers this morning. Risk of freezing drizzle early this morning. High plus 5. Tonight Periods of rain mixed with snow changing to snow after midnight. ...

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OPP Update on Hwy 17 CLOSURE

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment are advising motorist that due to local heavy rainfall a section of Highway 17 approximately 15 kilometers North of Wawa has been washed out, as a result the Highway between Wawa and White River will remain closed until further notice. The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) have been notified and will attend the ...

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Hwy 17 CLOSED due to Washout at Northern Lights Ford

Wawa-news just drove out to the barricade at Hwy 101 and Hwy 17 (6:30 a.m.) and has confirmed with the officer there that Highway 17 has been closed due to a washout at Northern Lights Ford. He couldn’t comment to media as to the severity of the washout. He did advise that there should be a press release issued by ...

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School Bus Cancellation

Wawa-news.com has received the following: Please be advised that buses from White River to Wawa and Dubreuilville to Wawa are cancelled today due to a washout on Hwy 17N.  

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Monday Morning News – February 20th

Weather – Sunny this morning with increasing cloudiness in the afternoon. Wind southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. High plus 4. Tonight it will be cloudy, with periods of rain beginning in the evening. Wind southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming west 20 gusting to 40 before morning. Low plus 1 with temperature rising to plus 4 by morning. Roads ...

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Sunset & Ice

It is always a gamble at sunset. Will there be clouds, not enough to obscure the setting sun, but enough to catch the rays and glow? Do I have enough time to get to a good spot?   Last night I was a little late getting to the Michipicoten Bay Lookout on the Harbour Road. Maybe 5 minutes earlier and ...

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Sunday at the Wawa Winter Carnival – Schedule

8 – 11 a.m. – Rotary Pancake Breakfast 10 – 1 a.m. – Science North 10 – 1 p.m. Bill Young Memorial Dog Weight Pull – bring your dog to pull anytime from 10 – 1 p.m. The first two pulls are free with your Carnival Button, any more are $2 ea. New this year is the come and go ...

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Sunday Morning News – February 19

Weather – Today Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of rain showers or flurries this morning and early this afternoon. High plus 3. Tonight Partly cloudy. Low minus 6.   Roads –  Hwy 17 from Sault Ste. Marie to White River is bare and wet.   Local – The Wawa Winter Carnival continues today, get out and enjoy. If you are ...

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James Wins Chuck-a-Puck!

  As part of yesterday’s Carnival celebrations, a Chuck-a-Puck was held. You could buy a puck for $2 (only 100 were for sale.   All pucks were chucked out onto the ice, and the one closest to the target as marked by Alex Patterson won half the pot, the other half will be donated to the Baby Day-Andre and family.   ...

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Outdoor Rink CLOSED

Unfortunately, due to some of the warmest winter carnival weather ever, the Outdoor Ice Rink will remain closed until further notice. But don’t worry – all free skating as part of the Winter Carnival will still take place, inside the MMCC. Stay tuned for further updates and we will have the outdoor rink up and running as soon as we ...

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Saturday Morning News – February 18th

Weather – Today A mix of sun and cloud. High 6. Tonight Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low minus 1. Roads – Hwy 17 from Sault Ste. Marie to White River is bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections.   Local – This weekend is the Wawa Winter Carnival, head out and enjoy the weekend! ...

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MFN Meet & Greet Tonight

Michipicoten First Nation will be hosting a Meet the Candidates Night in the Band Hall of February 18th, 2017 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Candidates running for Council will have 5 minutes to speak; Candidates running for Chief will have 10 minutes to speak. The event will be live-streamed and recorded. Please note, the location has changed to accommodate the majority ...

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