Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Friday Morning News – October 19

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. 40 percent chance of showers late this morning and this afternoon. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming northwest 20 gusting to 40 this afternoon. High 11. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of rain showers changing to 60 percent chance of flurries after midnight. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. ...

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Cupcakes for a Cure is Tomorrow!

  Tomorrow is the Lady Dunn Health Centre’s 4th Annual “CUPCAKES FOR A CURE”. Did you know that 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, and chances are you or someone you know will be affected! Every year local cancer survivors and friends bake and decorate cupcakes with love and hope, and then sell them in the ...

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Last Days of the 2018 Municipal Election Campaign

  We are in the last days of the 2018 Municipal Election. The Coffee & Cake was attended by a number of interested voters who had questions for the candidates. All candidates participated and the evening was very interesting. Voters may vote by phone, online, or at a station at the MMCC next Monday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. ...

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Thursday Morning News – October 18

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High 8. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light after midnight. Low 6. Marine Weather – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest ...

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Corporate Planning Meeting – October 16

There is a Corporate Planning Committee Meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. All Agenda   CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of Agenda ANNOUNCEMENTS / DEPUTATIONS DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approval of Minutes – Corporate Planning Committee Meeting, Tuesday, September 11, ...

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Tuesday Morning News – October 16

Oct 16, 2018 @ 07:50 Weather – Periods of snow or rain changing to a few rain showers near noon. Local snowfall amount 2 cm over higher terrain. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 5. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – A few rain showers ending this evening then mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of ...

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Monday Morning News – October 15

Weather – Periods of rain or snow. Local snowfall amount 2 cm over higher terrain. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this morning. High plus 3. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low zero. Marine Weather – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind west 15 knots ...

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Driving to the Sault

Taking advantage of a day off, we drove to the Sault yesterday. As in all trips to the Sault, you never know what the day will bring. Yesterday we experienced everything from clear roads, to driving rain, sleet, and sorry to say it – Snow.   The repairs at the Old Woman Hill looks to be nearly complete. Leroy Construction ...

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The Day After – 90+ mm of Rain

          Wawa-news took a drive around the area yesterday to see what happened after the rain of October 11th. Municipal Infrastructure staff worked extremely hard to keep the Harbour Road and the road into Michipicoten First Nation from washing out. Wednesday was devoted to keeping it safe, ditching and in one spot even creating a new place for the ...

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Hwy 17 & 101 OPEN

The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is advising the public that highway 17 is now open to one lane from Wawa, Ont. to Batchawana. Highway 101 from Wawa to Chapleau is also open to one lane. The OPP are requesting that the public remain away from this area. This will allow crews to work as quickly and ...

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Hwy 101 – CLOSED (Wawa)

Highway 101 is currently closed (probably to Chapleau). The barricade is set up at the corner of Main Street (Hwy 101) and Gladstone Avenue. There has been no media release, tweet from OPP or ON511. Be aware that there is nowhere for transports to turn around – this is all residential streets. There is no notification yet that the school ...

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Rainfall Warning Cancelled

Environment Canada has canceled the Rainfall Warning for Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville at 6:38 this morning.   Today’s weather forecast: Showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. Temperature falling to plus 3 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – ...

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A Little More Rain Expected

At 4:44 this morning, Environment Canada issued a Rainfall warning for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville “A few areas of heavy rain and thunderstorms continue early this morning for regions close to Lake Superior. However, the rain should taper off to light showers later this morning. A further 5 to 10 millimetres are possible.” WawaWeather.net is recording ...

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