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Thursday Morning News – March 30

Weather – Today we are expecting a mix of sun and cloud, with light winds expected by late faternoon. Temperatures will rise to 9C. Roads – All highways in the area are bare and dry. Local – Women’s Curling Bonspiel is on this weekend, everyone is welcome to come down and watch some curling. You can also  get your copy ...

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North East LHIN Welcomes Ontario’s First Patient Ombudsman to Sault Ste. Marie

Mar 29, 2017 @ 23:00 Ontario’s Patient Ombudsman, Christine Elliott, is visiting the North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) this week to learn more about patient-centred initiatives taking place in Northeastern Ontario and educate Northerners about the role of the Ombudsman in the patient complaint process. Hosted by the NE LHIN, Christine Elliott and her team will visit ...

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Dubreuilville – Boil Water Advisory

Dubreuilville is currently under a precautionary boil water advisory.  Residents are asked to bring water to a rolling boil for one minute before consuming.   This advisory will remain in effect until two (2) sets of samples, taken 24 hours apart show that the water quality is safe. Residents are cautioned that this could take 3 -5 days.  

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa – March 29

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. The Easter Cross of Lights will again be placed above the front door of our Church.  If you wish to purchase a bulb in memory of someone the ...

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Wednesday Morning News – March 29

Mar 29, 2017 @ 05:47 Weather – The sun is supposed to be out today, with temperatures rising to 6C. Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-29 3:00 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 2017-03-29 3:55 547 Highway 101 to Hawk Junction bare and dry road ...

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Run ‘n’ Roll for ALS – May 27th

Richmont – Island Gold and “Let’s Roll Out ALS – 25k 25y” are organizing the inaugural Run ‘n’ Roll for ALS. This special event will be held Saturday, May 27th in Dubreuilville, Ontario. The “Let’s Roll Out ALS – 25k 25y” has been raising donations for ALS for several years now and their 2017 objective is to raise $25,000 to celebrate the 25 years ...

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Mantha acclaimed as NDP Candidate for the next Provincial Election

Michael Mantha has been acclaimed the NDP candidate in Algoma-Manitoulin for the next provincial election. Elected since 2011, Mantha received the nod from the local association on Saturday afternoon. “I have loved representing Algoma-Manitoulin for the last 7 years and very much look forward to continuing,” said Mantha. “My work has just begun and I am excited to continue being ...

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Viking Voices – Pancakes!

Mar 28, 2017 @ 11:08 Students returned last week after a break from classes and are right back into the swing of things! The LEAD class served up a great pancake lunch with a side of fruit and bacon. This week’s menu is chicken tacos for the cost of $4.00. Last Friday, a group of students travelled to Searchmont for ...

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Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation – Donor Recognition Celebration

Mar 28, 2017 @ 10:30   The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation held a “Donor Recognition Celebration” on Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM in the hospital foyer. During the celebration, the Foundation formally thanked and recognized donors whose lifetime giving has reached $200.00 or more, and those who have reached a new category. The Foundation ...

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KENDRICK, Elaine

Peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital with family by her side on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late Goldie Kendrick. Loving mother of Darryl (Helen), Denyse Beaudoin (Rheal), Wendy Bonitzke (Gord), Goldie (Donna), and Greg (Susan). Proud Gramma of Deanna, Jason, Jessica (Dan), Roxanne (Mike), Jennifer (Nathan), Goldie, Frances (Patrick), Alana, and ...

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Tuesday Morning News – March 28

Mar 28, 2017 @ 06:37 Weather – There are no alerts today. Environment Canada says we will enjoy a mix of sun and cloud with a high of  6C. Roads – 101 Shawmere River to Highway 651 bare and wet road 2017-03-28 5:29 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 2017-03-28 3:39 ...

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From the Park – Rent Increases

Mar 27, 2017 @ 08:22 This week New Democrats challenged the Liberal government on a new but important front that MPP offices receive many complaints about; rent increases. My colleagues and I hear from young renters who are worried that this might be the month they’re hit with a rent hike they can’t afford. We hear from families that say ...

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Monday Morning News – March 27

Mar 27, 2017 @ 07:06   Weather – Throughout the night Wawa has had freezing rain warnings, and then they have been lifted. Many surfaces are glazed, so be careful when walking that you don’t fall. Today it is expected to be mainly cloudy with a 60 percent chance of freezing drizzle or rain this morning. Fog patches dissipating this ...

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HOLINATY, Metro “Mattie”

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Friday, March 24, 2017, at the age of 92 years. Loving common-law husband of the late Lottie McMahon. Dear son of the late Jenny and George Holinaty. Loving brother of Cassie Perpiluk (late John), Helen “Lily” Schumka, Willy Holinaty (Mary), Mike Holinaty, Olga Hubelit (late Lionel), Emily Schweigert (late Milton), ...

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