Friday Morning News – March 3rd

Mar 3, 2017 @ 06:26

Weather – It is quite chilly outside this morning, bundle up because it is a cool -27. it is expected to be a mix of sun and cloud today with a 30% chance of flurries by the afternoon. The wind will become northwest 20 km/h this afternoon with a chilly high of -13.


101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and wet road with partly snow packed sections. 2017-03-03 3:54
651 Highway 101 to Missinabi snow packed 2017-03-03 5:29
547 Highway 101 to Hawk Junction bare and wet road with partly snow packed sections. 2017-03-03 3:54
17 Sault Saint Marie North to Montreal River bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections. 2017-03-03 5:27
17 Montreal River to Wawa partly snow packed with bare and wet road sections. 2017-03-03 3:54
17 Wawa to Paint Lake Rd bare and dry road 2017-03-03 3:54
17 Paint Lake Rd to Southwest of White River bare and dry road 2017-03-03 5:28
519 Highway 17 – Dubreuilville bare and dry road 2017-03-03 3:54
631 White River to Highway 11 bare and dry road with bare and wet road, partly snow packed sections. 2017-03-03 5:28


Local – Today is the start of the annual Wawa Ice Fishing Derby. If you don’t have a ticket yet, you have only a few hours left to get one. Registration today is at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre.

Local historian and author, Johanna Rowe has been published in the ‘150 Stories’. She was recently in Toronto to meet with The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, “Ontario’s Storyteller-in-Chief” as she has titled herself.

From the website, “150 Stories is a collection of new stories and images that speak eloquently about what it means to be Canadian in Ontario. Listening to each other is a first step in creating the communities and country of which we can be proud. Let thoughtful and peaceful engagement be our gift to the future and our legacy to the world at large. In-person visitors will receive a complimentary printed copy of 150 Stories.” Members of the public are able to view the exhibition in person on selected days (Monday to Friday) during tours of the Legislative Building at Queen’s Park.

Johanna’s submission is story 110, and you can click this link to read her submission.

Brenda Stockton
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