Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Friday Morning News – July 19

Weather – Fog dissipating near noon then cloudy. Fog patches near Lake Superior this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 25 except 20 near Lake Superior. Humidex 31 except 26 near Lake Superior. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers overnight with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches ...

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Thursday Morning News – July 18

Weather – Showers ending late this morning then cloudy. Risk of a thunderstorm this morning. Fog patches near Lake Superior this afternoon. High 21 except 17 near Lake Superior. Humidex 26. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – loudy. 30 percent chance of showers this evening and after midnight with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches. Low 13. News Tidbits ...

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Wednesday Morning News – July 17

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 23. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – increasing cloudiness. Showers beginning after midnight. Risk of a thunderstorm before morning. Low 16. News Tidbits – Don Charbonneau’s new “Red Canoe Studio” is now open for viewing by chance or by appointment. He says to pm or text 705 852 ...

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Second de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver involved in accident in less than a week

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will deploy a team of investigators to Mistastin Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, where a de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver floatplane operated by Air Saguenay was involved in an accident. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The aircraft was reported missing to the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre (JRCC) in Halifax at 11:30 ...

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Apple Maps visits Wawa

  According to the Apple Maps website, Maps is being rebuilt from the ground up. They are now focussing on enhanced geographic context like pedestrian paths and parks, more detailed building outlines and parking lots, better road network coverage, and more. The Apple Maps car was in Wawa for two days, and also visited Hawk Junction.

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Polyphemus Moth

    Normally one sees the little 2 maybe 3 centimetre moths floating around at night. A few nights ago I was treated to the sight of a Polyphemus Moth at a friends house. I happened to be there during the day and saw him resting on the ground. Carefully picking him up from the ground I placed him on ...

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Tuesday Morning News – July 16

Weather – Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. High 24. Humidex 29. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – partly cloudy. Low 12. News Tidbits – The flashing lights that warned motorists of moose along the bottom of the Mile Hill have been discontinued. 10 years ago they were installed in a pilot project to warn ...

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Monday Morning News – July 15

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 21. Humidex 27. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers late this evening and overnight with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming ...

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Aircraft crash in Hawk Junction

Jul 12, 2019 @ 12:06 – Superior East OPP have confirmed that two adults are deceased as a result of the crash.  Community Safety/Media Relations Officer Trevor Tremblay stated in a media release that “Their identities are being withheld until post mortem examinations are conducted.” A team from the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) is currently at the scene conducting their investigation. ...

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Friday Morning News – July 12

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. 40 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 19. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 11. News Tidbits – If you head to the Soo this weekend – check out ...

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UPDATE on Outage affecting Hawk Junction, Dubreuilville, Lochalsh, Missanabie and Goudreau

Jul 11, 2019 @ 13:20 – Wawa-news has been told that power has been restored in Dubreuilville and Missinabie. Jul 11, 2019 @ 12:13 – Wawa-news has been informed by Algoma Power that this morning at approximately 9:15 a.m. Algoma Power experienced an outage to approximately 576 customers in the area of Hawk Junction, Dubreuilville, Lochalsh, Missanabie and Goudreau. 153 customers have ...

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Wesdome Celebrates 30 years listed on the TSX

  Yesterday morning, July 10, 2019, Wesdome Gold Mines CEO and President Duncan Middlemiss was joined by Dean McPherson, Head, Global Mining, Business Development, TMX Group in opening the market in celebration of Wesdome’s being listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for 30 years. The Company has approximately 136.5 million shares issued and outstanding and trades on the Toronto Stock ...

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Thursday Morning News – July 11

Weather – A few showers ending this morning then clearing. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind north 20 km/h. High 21. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 9. News Tidbits – Check your fridge – Fresh Taste Produce Ltd. is recalling certain 794 G (28 OZ) Eat Smart ...

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Wednesday Morning News – July 10

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this morning. A few showers beginning this morning. Risk of a thunderstorm. High 21. Humidex 25. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening. Low 13. News Tidbits – Algoma Public Health (APH) has issued a swimming advisory for Old Mill Beach in Blind River, ...

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Lake Superior continues to hit record high water levels

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces that that based on preliminary data, new record high monthly mean water levels were set on Lake Superior, Lake St. Clair, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario in June. The new record June levels are between three and four inches higher than the previous records for the month, which were set in ...

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