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Ladies Golf – June 21st

Jun 22, 2017 @ 08:17 Number of players – 69 1st in 1st Flight – Edie Levesque, Evra Levesque, Valerie Levesque – 41 2nd in 1st Flight – Toni Rutland, Brenda Pelletier, spare – 42 3rd in 1st Flight – Stephanie Gauthier, Chantel Cousineau, Colette DeChamplain – 43 1st in 2nd Flight – Vanessa Moynihan, Josee Legault, Chantal Turcotte – ...

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Sir James Dunn School to Close – New JK-12 Facility to be created

Jun 22, 2017 @ 07:53 Based on the Initial Staff Report, School Information Profile feedback, public input and the Senior Administration Final Report, the Algoma District School Board also approved that the JK-8 school population, staff and program currently housed at Sir James Dunn Public School in Wawa, be relocated to a JK-12 facility on the Michipicoten High School site. ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 22

Jun 22, 2017 @ 07:44 Weather – A few showers ending in the afternoon then a mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating near noon. Wind becoming south-east 20 km/h in the morning. High 17. UV index 7 or high. News Tidbits – Today is the Annual Red Cross Garden Party, should be enjoyable once the showers end. In sad ...

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Wesdome Elects Directors and Approves 2017 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan

Jun 21, 2017 @ 22:35 Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.  announces the results of the Company’s annual and special meeting of shareholders held earlier today. A total of 86,641,252 common shares were represented at the Meeting, representing 65.32% of the total issued and outstanding common shares of the Company. All matters presented for shareholder approval at the Meeting were approved, as ...

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Happenings at First United Church – June 21

The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church (705) 856-2926. On Sunday, June 11th, members of the Congregation travelled to St. John’s United Church in Marathon. We were made to feel really welcome. Lorna C., helped serve Communion ...

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Between the Covers – June 21

New books – New on the seven-day fiction shelf this week: “Testimony” by Scott Turow, “The Fallen” by Eric Van Lustbader, “The girl who knew too much” by Amanda Quick, and “The Alice network” by Kate Quinn.   Afterschool Programs – Afterschool programs are Tuesday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Come on down to the Wawa Public Library and ...

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17th Annual Wawa Black Fly Run

  The 17th Annual Wawa Black Fly Run was held last Saturday. Despite the pouring rain a number of participants went out and ran.   Each participant received a commemorative medal for their efforts, and there was a prize draw as part of the awards ceremony.      

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Wednesday Morning News – June 21

Jun 21, 2017 @ 07:55 Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 18. UV index 8 or very high. News tidbits – Today is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year; and the first day of summer. It is also National Aboriginal Day. Michipicoten First Nation is celebrating today with a Sunrise Ceremony at 8 a.m. ...

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HATFIELD, Frederick ‘Freddy’

June 20, 2015 If roses grow in Heaven, Lord, please pick a bunch for me. Place them in my Father’s arms, and tell them they’re from me. Tell him I love him and miss him, and when he turns to smile, place a kiss upon his cheek and hold him for awhile. Because remembering him is easy, I do it ...

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Corporate Planning Meeting tonight – June 20

Jun 20, 2017 @ 08:15 There is a Corporate Planning Meeting scheduled for Council Chambers tonight at 6 p.m. Of interest on the agenda is two presentations. The first is from Algoma Power, and the second from the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines regarding the Macleod Mine Water Treatment Plant. Council will also receive Monthly Reports from Alex Patterson ...

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Be Careful of Wildlife on the Highway

Warm weather conditions are upon us and the Superior East OPP detachments would like to remind motoring public of an increase presence of moose on our highways. The OPP investigated 16 wildlife related traffic collisions during the month of June, 2017.   This means slowing down, giving yourself more time to arrive at your destination and maintaining distance between vehicles. Excess speed ...

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Tuesday Morning News – June 20

Jun 20, 2017 @ 07:44 Weather – Mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers or drizzle. Fog patches dissipating late this morning. High 11. News Tidbits – There is a Corporate Planning Meeting at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers tonight. The Canadian Cancer Society has released new data suggesting that Nearly half of Canadians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer ...

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EC – Most Rain has fallen UPDATE (Special Weather Statement Ends)

Jun 19, 2017 @ 11:32 Special Weather Statement ends (11:17 a.m.) for: Wawa White River Pukaskawa Agawa Lake Superior Park Jun 19, 2017 @ 09:53 5:47 AM EDT Monday 19 June 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa Pukaskwa Park White River Dubreuilville Lake Superior Park Rainfall amounts 20 to 40 mm with local amounts to 75 mm. A ...

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Monday Morning News – June 19

Weather – Periods of rain or drizzle. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 13. The Special weather statement remains in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Rainfall amounts 20 to 40 mm with local amounts to 75 mm. A low pressure system currently just south of James Bay will continue to track slowly northeastwards today. This moist ...

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