Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Tuesday Morning News – March 20

Mar 20, 2018 @ 07:57 Weather Today Sunny. High minus 4. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight A few clouds. Low minus 19.   Roads: All highways are bare and dry with the exception of the following: 631 White River to Highway 11 bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 2018-03-20 3:23   651 Highway 101 to ...

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WFD Thanks Rotary Club of Wawa for Donation!

Mar 19, 2018 @ 08:24   Members of the Wawa Fire Department were very excited when Rotarian Gib Sabourin presented them with $5,050. The fire department bought a portable water pressure tester for the fire hoses. This and other essential pieces of equipment will be on display at the Wawa Fire Department’s Open House later this spring.

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Saturday Morning News – March 17

Weather Today Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness this morning then 40 percent chance of flurries late this afternoon. High minus 4. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this evening and after midnight. Low minus 16. News Tidbits – Don’t forget the Wawa Municipal Landfill Site is closed today. Get out and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day ...

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Landfill Fire Proves Stubborn to Extinguish – Will be closed Saturday

Mar 16, 2018 @ 20:21     The Wawa Fire Department has been hard at work today extinguishing a fire that began late this morning at the Municipal Landfill Site. Firefighters have been soaking the household waste section of the landfill that had caught fire today. The Fire Department is using the portable reservoir and refilling it from the hydrants ...

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Grade 7 & 8’s Say Thanks for the Support!

Mar 16, 2018 @ 10:39 The Grade 7 & 8 class from St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School would like to thank everyone who supported our Annual Bake Sale and the Bottle Drive.  We are overwhelmed by the continued generosity of our town! All of the proceeds go towards our year-end trip to Quebec. We would also like to thank ...

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Friday Morning News – March 16

Weather Today Mainly sunny. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this afternoon. High minus 1. Wind chill minus 27 this morning. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight A few clouds. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 19.   Roads 101 Timmins to Highway 144 bare and dry road with bare and wet road, partly snow covered sections. ...

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Four New Long-Term Care Beds in Sault Ste. Marie

Mar 15, 2018 @ 11:20 The anouncement was made this morning, Ontario is opening four new long-term care beds in Sault Ste. Marie to help seniors access the care they need, closer to home. Ontario has committed to creating 5,000 long-term care beds over the next four years and 30,000 over the next ten years. The new beds at Mauno Kaihla ...

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MVFFA Thanks Wawa Mustangs!

Mar 15, 2018 @ 10:00   The Michipicoten Volunteer Firefighters Association recognized the efforts of the Wawa Mustangs Monday evening with a ‘big cheque’. This cheque for $500 was in gratitude for the assistance the team game the firefighters in setting up the rink for the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby! It doesn’t sound like much, but each sheet of OSB ...

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Da-Namaamin Moseyang Giw-Ganchigaazjig Kwewag

Mar 15, 2018 @ 09:47 Da-Namaamin Moseyang Giw-Ganchigaazjig Kwewag “We will walk in prayer for these murdered women.”   The prayer walkers began their walk Prince Rupert from Neyaashiinigmiing (Cape Croker) on the Winter Solstice. They on the shortest day of the year – looking forward to longer and brighter days. Very symbolic of their walk to help the healing ...

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Thursday Morning News – March 15

Weather Today Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High minus 8. Tonight Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries this evening. Clearing overnight. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low minus 20. Wind chill minus 27. Roads 101 Timmins to Highway 144 ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – March 14

Mar 14, 2018 @ 08:12 The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 CHURCH OFFICE HOURS – Thurs. 1 -3 p.m. Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 & ...

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Wednesday Morning News – March 14

Weather Today Increasing cloudiness. Flurries beginning this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High zero. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight Flurries ending this evening then mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Amount 2 cm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 late this evening. Low minus 12.   Roads 101 Timmins to Highway 144 ...

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The Future may be brighter now for the Michipicoten Island Caribou

Mar 13, 2018 @ 17:40 With Saturday’s transfer of a bull from Michipicoten Island to Caribou Island the future is looking a little brighter for their survival. With the increase in wolf population on Michipicoten Island, the caribou herd was in a serious decline; from an estimated 900+ animals in 2014 (Stillwater Canada Inc.) to perhaps 30 in December 2017. ...

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