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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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TSB Deploys Team to Examine Aircraft Wreckage

Mar 17, 2017 @ 20:50 The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to examine aircraft wreckage found north of White River, Ontario.The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.

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Marathon OPP – Crash Site Located of Cessna 172

Mar 17, 2017 @ 11:09 On Wednesday, 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 Tuesday, 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 Search ...

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Upcoming Donor Recognition Celebration

  The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation will soon unveil the redesigned Donor Recognition Boards. Invitations have been sent out and plans have been undertaken to host a Donor Recognition Celebration on Sunday, March 26th from 1 pm to 3 pm. At 2 pm Dr. Julie Weinstein will be the guest speaker, following that the ‘In Memory’ names will be acknowledged. ...

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Friday Morning News – March 17

Mar 17, 2017 @ 06:03 Weather – Mainly sunny today with it becoming cloudy in the afternoon. A high of +2. Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 2017-03-17 4:26 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and dry road with partly snow packed sections. 2017-03-17 2:53 547 Highway 101 to ...

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Have you seen Beatrice? UPDATE

At 9:10 Beatrice texted me with the fabulous news that they had returned to Northern Lights Ford and Beatrice was there waiting for her! Beatrice, a Jack Russel Terrier has gone missing at Northern Lights Ford. Her family has been looking for her but has been unsuccessful. She got out of their truck and took off. Beatrice does have her collar ...

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OPP & JRCC Trenton Conducting Search

Mar 16, 2017 @ 12:51 Superior East Ontario Provincial Police – Wawa were assisting JRCC Trenton in searching for a missing small aircraft this morning.  The Hercules was observed searching in Michipicoten Bay for about 25 minutes before heading to Marathon to continue searching there. There was no other information available at that time. Wawa-news will continue to update as more information ...

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SE OPP – Operation All Dressed Up 2017!

Mar 16, 2017 @ 08:06 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service (SSMPS) are pleased to announce the fourth year of Sault Ste. Marie & Algoma District OPERATION ALL DRESSED UP! 2017 assisting Grade 8 and Grade 12 girls prepare for upcoming graduation ceremonies. With the support of community partners and the community itself, this ...

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Thursday Morning News – March 16

Mar 16, 2017 @ 06:49 Weather – Mainly sunny. High zero. UV index 3 or moderate. Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-16 4:23 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and dry road with partly snow packed sections. 2017-03-16 3:59 547 Highway 101 to Hawk Junction bare and dry road 2017-03-16 4:23 17 Sault Saint Marie ...

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Musings – Cemeteries and Respect

Mar 15, 2017 @ 12:53 In the winter there isn’t much to give an idea that there are graves hidden, slumbering beneath the snow; and in the summer it is a peaceful place, a sheltered meadow with shade from the pines. The St. Margaret Mary Cemetery has 10 marked graves visible, one without any information, but it has been estimated ...

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Wawa to Host Community Risk and Vulnerability Workshop on March 22

Mar 15, 2017 @ 10:15 Canadian communities are becoming increasingly vulnerable to a range of climate changes including rising temperatures and more frequent and intense storms. Recognizing that we have already begun to experience the impacts of these changes in weather patterns, climate change adaptation is necessary to moderate harm to the community. As municipalities are the level of government ...

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Happenings at First United Church – March 15

Mar 15, 2017 @ 07:27 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.   Thursday, March 16 Worship Committee – 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 18 Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3 ...

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Wednesday Morning News – March 15

Mar 15, 2017 @ 07:15 Weather – Mainly sunny today but cold this morning with a windchill of -29. Wind will become northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning, but it is supposed to warm to a high of -5.   Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-15 3:39 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare ...

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Hawk Junction Family Fishing Derby – Great Fun!

  On Saturday, March 11th, Hawk Junction held their annual Family Fishing Derby. Anglers could pre-register Friday night or register Saturday morning with fishing beginning at 8 a.m. The cold temperatures may have accounted for the slightly less registrants this year – but 153 people fished, and many of them attened the Hawk Community Centre for the Awards Ceremony, and ...

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