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SE OPP – Arrest White River Woman

On Monday February 20, 2017 at approximately 1:15 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a White River Ontario address regarding a possible domestic incident. At the scene police interviewed all involved parties. As a result a 51 years old White River woman was arrested and charged with the following offence: Adult Fail ...

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Legion Ladies Luncheon Today – February 23rd!

Are you looking for something quick and tasty? The Legion Ladies of Branch 429 have got you covered. They are holding their monthly luncheon today from 11:30 to 1 p.m. On the menu is two choices: Chili and Toast or a Loaded Poutine (onions, green peppers, mushrooms and bacon) served with your choice of Beef Barley Soup or Caesar Salad. ...

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Thursday Morning News – February 23rd

Weather – Mainly cloudy this morning with a 70% chance of flurries this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light this morning. Temperature falling to minus 3 this morning then rising. It is currently -1. Roads –  17 Sault Saint Marie North Limits to Montreal River Bridge bare and wet road with snow covered sections. Poor visibility. 2017-02-23 5:22 17 Montreal ...

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Did you lose this beauty? UPDATE

Feb 22, 2017 @ 17:15 – The owners have been located! Feb 22, 2017 @ 12:28 – We had a beautiful white female dog show up at the Wesdome office this morning. I have her inside as I’m concerned with the business of Mission Road! Could you please post her on the site? I can be reached at 705-856-2718 ext 200 or ...

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OPP Warns people to ‘think’ before they venture out onto the ice

Feb 22, 2017 @ 16:18 The North East Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is warning people to think twice before venturing onto any ice surface. Environmental conditions have varied over the past few days and bodies of water that were once safe to walk on, or to travel on with vehicles or machines, are no longer strong enough to hold the ...

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Between the Covers – February 22

Feb 22, 2017 @ 16:00 New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “What’s left behind” by Gail Bowen, “The wrong side of goodbye” by Michael Connelly, “Island of glass” by Nora Roberts, and “The nowhere man” by Gregg Hurwitz. Youth Intern Program – Natasha Bucknell is our new Youth Intern. Natasha is available to help with any computer needs, ...

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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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