Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Monday Morning News – November 11

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 9. Wind chill minus 25 this morning and minus 14 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 21. Wind chill near minus 24. News Tidbits – Hogan’s Homestead has a variety of maple syrup ...

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44 years ago – The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

  44 years ago the Edmund Fitzgerald was making her way across Lake Superior loaded with iron ore pellets. The November storm hit and the crew of the Fitz battled through 70 knot winds and 30 foot waves.  Just shy of shelter at Whitefish Bay, the Fitzgerald was lost with all hands. Across Lake Superior today, people remember the storm, ...

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Rotary Christmas Nuts for Sale this weekend!

Nov 8, 2019 @ 18:46 The Wawa Rotarians and Friends of Rotary will be going door to door selling a variety of seasonal nut packages this weekend. Hawk Junction will be this Friday evening, Wawa will be on Sunday afternoon. Please help support the many projects of the Wawa Rotary Club. Thank you.

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Sunday Morning News – November 10

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady near minus 7. Wind chill near minus 16. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 17. Wind chill minus 13 this evening and minus 20 overnight. News Tidbits – It was fascinating to ...

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Saturday Morning News – November 9

Weather – Flurries or snow squalls. Local amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High zero. Wind chill minus 11 in the morning. UV index 1 or low. Night – Periods of snow. Amount 2 cm. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 after midnight. Low minus 12. Wind chill minus 3 in the evening and ...

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Ford Conservatives kill bill to save lives on Northern highways

It was very disappointing to hear that NDP MPP Guy Bourgouin’s Bill 125, Making Northern Ontario Highways Safer Act was not passed yesterday in the Ontario Legislature. Bourgouin’s bill sought to improve winter highway maintenance on highways 11 and 17 in order to reduce the number of winter closures and collisions on Northern Ontario roads. Guy Bourgouin said in a statement “The ...

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Friday Morning News – November 8

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy near noon with flurries. Local amount 5 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 5. Wind chill minus 21 in the morning and minus 7 in the afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries in the evening. Flurries beginning late in the ...

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Mass for Denise Connell

We were saddened to hear of the passing of Denise Connell, she was a bright light for our community. There will be a mass at St. Monica’s tonight, Friday night at 7 pm for Denise.    

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Thursday Morning News – November 7

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries in the afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 6. Wind chill near minus 13. UV index 1 or low. Night – Clearing in the evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 17. Wind chill minus 12 in the evening and minus 20 overnight. Don’t forget the annual fall ...

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From the Branch – November 6

This Sunday several Comrades went to Hawk Junction for the annual Hawk remembrance Service. It was nice and sunny and although cool everyone present was again in awe that such a small place had such a rich history when it comes to volunteer soldiers ready to fight for peace and freedom in 2 wars and the Korea action. The usual luncheon was ...

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Wednesday Morning News – November 6

Weather – Flurries or local snow squalls ending in the afternoon then mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Local amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 2. Wind chill minus 17 in the morning and minus 7 in the afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Night – Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance ...

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Council Meetings – November 5

Municipal Council is holding two meetings tonight a Corporate Planning Committee Meeting, and a Council Meeting tonight, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Corporate Planning Committee Meeting Agenda CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of Agenda ANNOUNCEMENTS / DEPUTATIONS Kresin Engineering – Connecting Link DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF APPROVAL ...

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Calm before the Storm?

  Was last night’s beautiful sunset the calm before the storm? Overnight and through today, Environment Canada is calling for flurries or local snow squalls with a total accumulation of 20 centimetres. If you are travelling today be aware of changing weather and road conditions. It may also be time to reexamine your winter traveling kit. One should consider energy ...

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Tuesday Morning News – November 5

Weather – Flurries or local snow squalls. Local amount 10 cm. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 early in the afternoon. High minus 3. Wind chill near minus 13. UV index 1 or low. Night – Flurries or local snow squalls. Local amount 10 cm. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light early in the evening. Low minus 9. ...

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