Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Have you seen this cat?

This family lost their cat down at the marina and have been actively looking for him for over a week now without any luck.  They are desperate to bring him back home where everyone misses him dearly. If you have seen this cat, please call (705) 852-0533.

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Rock Island Lodge Presents – Celebrate the Night Sky

Rock Island Lodge is hosting an evening to celebrate the night sky on Thursday, September 19th at 7:30 p.m. Featured will be short films about light pollution and darkening our night skies and tips on what you can do to reduce light pollution. If the skies are clear, viewing of the night sky (fingers crossed for a clear night!) There ...

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Monday Morning News – September 16

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of drizzle this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 19. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness near midnight then 40 percent chance of drizzle overnight. Fog patches developing near midnight. Low 10.   News Tidbits – The Wawa Volunteer Fire Department is looking for new recruits. ...

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Sunday Morning News – September 15

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 18. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Fog patches developing near midnight. Low 10. News Tidbits – Today is Wawa’s Terry Fox Run at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. Registration begins at 11:00 am with the run ...

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Wawa hosts National Kids Cancer Ride

  Yesterday, despite the pouring rain, participants in the National Kids Cancer Ride and their support staff made their way from Marathon to Wawa where a spaghetti and meat balls dinner hosted by the Wawa Rotarians was waiting.   The riders left White Rock on September 4th, and for Day 10 – 14 riders were to ride from Marathon to ...

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Saturday Morning News – September 14

Weather – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 13. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Fog patches developing after midnight. Low plus 5. News Tidbits – Today is a busy day for Wawaites. There is the Municipality’s once a year Hazardous Waste Collection and the Fall Festival. In ...

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Superior East OPP officers recognized in North East Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Awards Ceremony

On September 12, 2019, the North East Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Awards Ceremony took place at West Nipissing Recreation Complex in West Nipissing honouring citizens and OPP members, both uniform and civilian. Awards and recognition were given for acts of life saving, bravery, exemplary service, the Quarter Century Club and length of service. OPP Commissioner Thomas Carrique along with North ...

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Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ Association launches digital marketing campaign

  The Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ Association (OMSPA) is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of a digital marketing campaign to promote the consumption of Ontario-produced maple syrup and the provincial event, Maple Weekend. Funding for the project was provided by the government of Ontario through its Rural Economic Development (RED) program. News of funding approval for the $18,000 project ...

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Friday Morning News – September 13

Weather – Periods of rain mixed with drizzle. Amount 10 to 15 mm. Wind becoming southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High 16. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Showers. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Wind becoming southwest 20 before morning. Low 10. News Tidbits – ...

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So What do you Think?

The Municipality of Wawa has created an image that may be used for the new waterfront project signage. Brian Laching explains, “A bit of Group of 7 and all Wawa Lake!” Residents are encouraged to email [email protected] and let the municipality know what you think!

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Thursday Morning News – September 12

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 17. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Low 9. News Tidbits – A federal election has been called. Candidates for the Algoma, Manitoulin-Kapuskasing Riding are: Incumbent Carol Hughes (NDP), Heather Wilson (Liberal), Dave Williamson (Progressive Conservative), Dave De Lisle (PPC) and Max Chapman ...

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Reports – Back on the shelf again

It may not be obvious to most since very few attend council meetings, but some very good projects seemed to have been very quietly set aside.  Two of these were very important; the Municipal Organization & Compensation Study/Review and the development of a Community Hub. In 2017, Council budgeted for and approved funds to conduct an Organizational & Compensation Study/Review. ...

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Register Now for the First Hockey Camp of the Season

A hockey skills and development training camp will be hosted by the MMCC, Saturday, September 28th and Sunday, September 29th. Lisa Tremblay (Timmins), and a team of coaches are bringing the opportunity for three groups (Group A – Novice & Atom, Group B – Atom & Peewee, and Group C – Peewee & Bantam), five hours of ice time and three hours of ...

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Argonaut Gold Announces Results of Magino Drilling Program and Increases Deep Drilling Exploration Program

Argonaut Gold Inc. has announced the drill results to date from an on-going exploration program that targets high-grade, deep mineralization at the Magino property that commenced in early July 2019.  Just over half of that drilling program has been completed, and with the results to date and success of identifying the same gold-bearing geological structures that strike westward into the Magino ...

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Wednesday Morning News – September 11

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of drizzle early this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light this morning. High 13. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – clearing this evening. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low plus 4. News Tidbits – Don’t forget the upcoming Alzheimer’s Coffee Break at the ...

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