Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Saturday at the Derby

  Saturday morning was bright and clear with a little sliver of moon visible at dawn. Some anglers grabbed a quick pancake and bacon breakfast before heading out for a day of fishing in Michipicoten Bay. Quite a few anglers brought in fish yesterday, with the largest salmon being caught by Team 44 (Andre Roy and Derek Lamon) – 26.00 ...

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Friday at the Derby

  After the rain on Thursday, and early Friday morning, it looked like it would be a very wet Wawa Salmon Derby this year. The weather cleared for afternoon, and other than a few showers the weather was pretty good.   The anglers attended the Participants Meeting chaired by Chuck Farand, and then everyone headed out to the lake. At ...

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Saturday Morning News – August 19

Weather – Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this afternoon. High 22. Humidex 25. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Wind northwest 10 knots becoming light early this morning then becoming southwest 10 near noon. Wind increasing to southwest 15 overnight then backing to south 15 Sunday ...

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Diver dies after being injured at technical dive on the Judge Hart shipwreck

Aug 18, 2017 @ 08:46 After extensive medical treatment in Marathon, Thunder Bay and Burlington, the OPP have been informed that Scott Stitt has died in hospital. The OPP are continuing to investigate the cause of the incident. On Wednesday Aug 9, 2017 at approximately 1:00 p.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call at Neys ...

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Impaired Driver forces other driver off road

On August 12, 2017, shortly after 5:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police responded to traffic complaint involving an impaired driver on Tenth Side Road in Jocelyn Township.   Investigation determined a southbound pickup truck with a lone driver entered the northbound lane on the Tenth Side Road and forced a northbound vehicle off the highway. The complainant and the ...

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INOUYE, Donald

Aug 18, 2017 @ 08:15 Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre peacefully in the arms of his loving wife on Tuesday August 15, 2017 at the age of 96 years. Beloved husband of Irja for 70 years. Loving father of Bob (Pat). Proud grandfather of Bobby (Linda) and Don (Jodi). Great grandfather of Owen, Austin, Ethan, Benjamin, Taylor ...

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Friday Morning News – August 18

Aug 18, 2017 @ 07:49 Weather – Showers with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h this morning. High 17. UV index 3 or moderate. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind east 15 knots diminishing to variable 10 early this morning then increasing to northwest 15 late this morning. Wind increasing to northwest 20 near noon then diminishing ...

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More Green Time and Less Screen Time

  As a family physician, I’m often asked by parents: “How much screen time is too much screen time? Well parents, this summer I want you to think about upping your child’s “green-time” and dropping their “screen-time.” In fact, if they are younger than 2 years of age, the Canadian Paediatric Society does not recommend any screen time at all. If ...

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Stuivenberg, Dorothy

Dorothy died peacefully with her family by her side at Dearness Long Term Care Home, London ON, on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the age of 91. Dorothy was born in Ferwerd, Holland, and was the daughter of the late Hendrik and Trijntje (Stelpstra) Dijkstra. She was a longtime resident of Chatham and an active longtime member of First Christian ...

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35th Annual Wawa Salmon Derby is This Weekend!

It’s raining! Well, it’s the Salmon Derby Weekend and the are forecasting rainy weather until tomorrow morning. Then it should be a mix of sun and cloud for Saturday, and Sunday – looking pretty good. If you have a boat and a buddy – get your entry in. The largest Salmon could bring you not only a lot of fish, ...

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Rain – Heavy at Times Expected

Aug 17, 2017 @ 09:01 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Rain at times heavy will begin this morning and continue into Friday morning. Rainfall amounts of 25 to 40 mm are expected from this event. Thunderstorms are also possible, and any location which receives multiple thunderstorms may receive higher rainfall amounts. ...

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New tips received to help Identify in 3D Facial Reconstruction

On July 26, 2017, several photos and video of a three-dimensional clay facial reconstruction created by the OPP Forensic Artist were released to the media and on a number of social media platforms. To date, the OPP missing persons’ hotline has received 36 fresh tips from the public. The total number of impressions or times the content was displayed on Facebook, Twitter and ...

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Ladies Night Golf – August 16

Number of players – 72 1st in 1st  Flight – Toni Rutland, Guylaine Domich, spare – 38 2nd in 1st Flight – Marcie DeLaFranier, Tammy Valliere, Carole Moisan – 39 3rd in 1st Flight – Evra Levesque, Chantal Turcotte, Josee Legault – 41 1st in 2nd Flight – Lise Noel, Margaret Davidson, Gerry Rose – 41 2nd in 2nd Flight – ...

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