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Sunday Morning News – June 4

 Jun 4, 2017 @ 07:50 Weather – Showers ending this morning then mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm early this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High 19.  

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Today is Safe Kids Day – June 3

Today is the annual Safe Kids Day. Everyone is invited to the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre for a family bbq, Bike Rodeo, Bike & Scooter Exchange. As well there will be information booths from Algoma Public Health, Brookfield Power, the Ministry of Natural Resources, Wawa Volunteer Department, and Superior Children’s Centre.  

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Saturday Morning News – June 3

Jun 3, 2017 @ 05:40 Weather – Sunny today with increasing cloudiness this afternoon. Wind becoming south 20 km/h near noon. High 18. News Tidbits – Today is Safe Kids Day at the MMCC.

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Tuning Up for Summer Wine Tasting

Jun 2, 2017 @ 10:29 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation is thrilled that Mary Ciuciura, Foundation Board Treasurer, will be providing instrumental music at the Summer Wine Tasting event on Saturday, June 24th at the Royal Canadian Legion from 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.   In honour of “Canada 150”, Mary has been busy practicing Canadian music from Paul Anka to ...

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Mike wants to recognize the outstanding citizens of Ontario

May 31, 2017 @ 12:04   Throughout my years of service as MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin, I have always been so very impressed with the number of citizens that we have in this riding who make incredible contributions as leaders and helpers in our communities.  My office receives notification of the multitude of individuals that selflessly serve to make our communities ...

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Giving Karin a Hand

  On Tuesday, May 23rd, Jessie L., Astrid Dereski, and myself, hopped in Karin Grundt’s Ford Ranger and headed for Highway 101, which she had mentioned is a cake walk in comparison to Highway 17. We were going to pick up garbage off the side of the road, mainly from individuals tossing it out their window as they enter or ...

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Between the Covers – May 31st

May 31, 2017 @ 08:17 New books – New on the seven-day fiction shelf this week:  “The Devil’s Triangle” by Catherine Coulter, “Into The Water” by Paula Hawkins, “The Broken Road” by Richard Paul Evans, and “The Red Hunter” by Lisa Unger.   Afterschool Programs – Afterschool programs are Tuesday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Come on down to ...

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Wednesday Morning News – May 31st

May 31, 2017 @ 07:47 Weather – Rain with fog patches along the lakeshore this morning. High of 8. Tonight there may be a risk of frost, so take care of your tender plants. News Tidbits – Today is Camp Day! Go out and enjoy a coffee at Tim’s and support

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Tuesday Morning News – May 30

May 30, 2017 @ 07:45 Weather – Showers today with fog patches dissipating late this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 10C is expected.   News Tidbits – RBC is holding a community information session in Dubreuilville today from 6 – 8 p.m. in the school. Remember Push for Change – Joe Roberts is in Regina! SSM Swing Dam ...

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My Thanks to Jordan!

  Jordan Roberts was the only person who answered my plea for volunteers to help clean up the mess in our outdoors. His call came only a little late for our ‘Highway Blitz’ since we are a bunch of ‘regulars’. I asked him if he would mind doing some clean-up around his neighbourhood… and he agreed. This is what he ...

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Sunday Morning News – May 28

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers and risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 15. News Tidbits –  Tonight is Spring Fling!

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Garbologist’s Report – A Bear Dragged it Away!

May 28, 2017 @ 08:50   What is wrong with this picture? Nothing!!   Absolutely nothing — and with all the other garbage in the bush, and gravel pits. Nothing wrong to choke out natural resources with furniture, tv’s, discarded building materials, carpets and trash of every size and colour — as long as nobody sees you doing it! Even ...

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Wawa’s first ever Environmental Appreciation Day!

Tuesday, May 15th was a fun afternoon with Mayor Rody and the Garbologists celebrating those who bring awareness to environmental issues and supporters of the Green Project.   This was the first annual Wawa’s Environmental Appreciation Day. Mayor and Council were so happy to have presented Karin Grundt with the first ever 2017 Environmental Appreciation Award for her outstanding work ...

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Friday Morning News – May 26

May 26, 2017 @ 07:27 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud today with a 30% chance of showers this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High of 20C and the humidity is at 96%. Forest Fires – There were no new fires confirmed in the Northeast Region between May 23 and the afternoon of May 25. So far this fire season, there have ...

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Wawa’s first ever Environmental Appreciation Day!

May 24, 2017 @ 10:46   On Tuesday, May 15th the first annual Wawa Environmental Appreciation Day was held. Mayor Ron Rody presented a surprised Karin Grundt with the inaugural Environmental Appreciation Award for her outstanding work as a garbologist and her tireless advocacy and educating people about littering.   Karin began picking up the garbage along the highway in ...

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