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Monday Morning News – March 13

Weather – Clear and cold this morning with a bit of a breeze this morning. Low of -29 today wind chill of -38.   Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-13 3:17 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and dry road with partly snow packed, snow packed sections. 2017-03-13 3:51 547 Highway 101 to Hawk ...

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Sunday Morning News

Mar 12, 2017 @ 07:48 Weather – It is clear and cold this morning -27 right now. It should warm up to about -13 later today with a big of a breeze. Tonight it will be come partly cloudly with a low of -29, wind chill of -38. Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-12 ...

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Saturday Morning News – March 11

Mar 11, 2017 @ 06:24 Weather – It will be mainly sunny today with a chance of flurries near Lake Superior this afternoon. The wind will be steady at 20mkm/h gusting to 40 near noon. A high of -13 is expected with windchill of -33.   Roads 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-11 3:16 651 Highway ...

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Municipality Unveils Logo for Wawa Celebrates ‘Canada 150’

Mar 10, 2017 @ 16:32 The Municipality of Wawa is very excited to release the official logo for the Wawa Celebrates Canada 150 events in 2017. Chris Benka of the NITGC has been working very hard with Community Services and Tourism staff to create this logo which will be featured with all of Wawa’s Canada 150 events throughout the year. ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Update – March 2017

Mar 10, 2017 @ 11:16 Wawa Community Food Bank volunteers once again wish to recognize our community members and organizations that provide such welcome support for the less fortunate in our midst. In January of this year, the Lady Dunn Hospital staff and administration contributed the proceeds from their annual Dress Down Fund. Thank you for this very generous donation. ...

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Friday Morning News – March 10

Mar 10, 2017 @ 07:07 Weather – It is quite cold outside with -22 with a windchill of -39, so bundle up. I will get a bit warmer, but not much by this afternoon. The winds will continue to blow, with the possibility of flurries later this morning.   Once again there is a snow squall watch in effect for ...

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Moving Ahead with the North East LHIN’s Strategy to Improve Housing for Vulnerable Populations across the Region

Mar 9, 2017 @ 06:19 The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) met with the senior leadership of the region’s District Social Services Boards (DSSABs), as well as Service Managers of municipalities on Friday to move ahead with the recommendations found in its Innovative Housing with Health Supports in Northeastern Ontario Strategic Plan: 2016-2019. The partners identified leaders who ...

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Thursday Morning News – March 9th

Mar 9, 2017 @ 05:43 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud today with a 60% chance of flurries. Wind NW 20km gusting to 40km. A high of -8C with windchill of -25 this morning. Tonight the flurries will continue with a low of -28 expected, windchill of -37. A snow squall warning is in effect for: Agawa – ...

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What Happened at Council – March 7

Mar 8, 2017 @ 15:57 Council held a regular council meeting, March 7th at 6 p.m. Councillor Liddle expressed a pecuniary conflict with items 12.1, and 14.2 and 14.3 (both in the In Camera meeting). After the special presentation to Kevin & Pam Sabourin, Council listened to the presentation of the Housing Needs Study (see below) by Kieth Harriman and ...

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Between the Covers – March 8th

Mar 8, 2017 @ 08:59 New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week:  “The prisoner” by Alex Berenson, “Echoes in death” by J.D. Robb, “Right behind you” by Lisa Gardner, & “Robert B. Parker’s Revelation” by Robert Knott.   Youth Intern Program – Natasha Bucknell is our Youth Intern.  Natasha is available to help with any computer needs, ...

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Wednesday Morning News – March 8

Mar 8, 2017 @ 04:45 Weather – Don’t look outside, Winter is back. From outside my office I can hear the Municipality out plowing. Environment Canada warns that there is a snow squall in effect. Flurries. Risk of snow squalls early in the morning. Local blowing snow. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 70. ...

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Power Outage in Dubreuilville

Mar 7, 2017 @ 14:52 Power is currently out in the community of Dubreuilville. Wawa-news has been told that there is no power in town, and that the school is out of power. At 12:16 residents in Goulais River lost power as well. All power now restored in Goulais River as of 3 p.m.

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Did you find a bag of fishing gear on Wawa Lake?

Mar 6, 2017 @ 23:06 Matt Scott is missing some fishing gear. He explains, “This past weekend at the Wawa Derby….my fishing bag slipped out of the sleigh. Under a tarp and strapped down before we left…gone when we got there. Less then 10 minutes from where i was staying, to where i was fishing. Within that time someone grabbed ...

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SE OPP Chapleau called to Snowmobile Collision south of Halfway Haven

Mar 6, 2017 @ 12:00 On Saturday March 4, 2017 at approximately 5:30 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment were called to a collision involving a snowmobile on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (O.F.S.C) “D” trail located approximately 40 km south of Halfway Haven in the District of Algoma.    At the scene ...

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