Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Friday Morning News – December 8

Dec 8, 2017 @ 07:48 Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this morning and early this afternoon. Temperature steady near -12. Tonight will be mainly cloudy with a low of -18. Marine – Freezing Spray Warning. Wind north 20 knots diminishing to north 10 near noon then veering to northeast 10 early this evening. Wind increasing to northeast ...

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MacDonald Mines discovers Gold and Silver underneath the Oxide Sands Formation

Dec 7, 2017 @ 09:11 MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. sonic drilling program has discovered gold and silver in the bedrock underneath the Oxide Sands formation at its Wawa-Holdsworth Project. Quentin Yarie, President and Chief Executive Officer of MacDonald Mines stated, ”The elevated sulfur content in bedrock assay samples rich in precious metals supports the conceptual association between precious metals in ...

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Snow Squalls continue between Lake Superior Park and Searchmont

Dec 7, 2017 @ 09:05 8:55 AM EST Thursday 07 December 2017 Snow squall watch in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Conditions are favourable for lake effect snow squalls from Lake Superior beginning late this afternoon. Local snowfall amounts near 15 cm are possible in the heaviest snow squalls. The ...

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Thursday Morning News – December 7

Dec 7, 2017 @ 08:05 Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. High minus 10. Tonight will be mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 16. Marine – Wind north 25 knots backing to northwest 20 early this morning then veering to north 20 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to north 10 near noon Friday ...

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Snow Squall Warnings Continue – UPDATE

Dec 6, 2017 @ 19:42 Snow squall warning for Lake Superior (Provincial Park) ended by Environment Canada (EC) at 06:28 p.m. Snow squall warning for Chapleau ended by Environment Canada (EC) at 06:28 p.m. Dec 6, 2017 @ 10:41 Snow squall warning for Pukaskwa ended by Environment Canada (EC) at 10:36 a.m. EST Wednesday 06 December 2017. Snow squall warning ...

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Road Closures (Wawa area) – UPDATE

Dec 6, 2017 @ 12:13 At 12:06 p.m. Highway 547 (Hawk Junction) was reopened. At 11:51 a.m. Highway 101 was reopened. Highway 17 has been reopened. Dec 6, 2017 @ 07:37 There are a number of sources for road closure information: Twitter, Ontario511 and OPP Media Releases. Wawa-news will try to keep this updated as the storm continues. Ontario511 website ...

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Municipality Closes Indoor Ice Rink at MMCC

As of today, the Municipality of Wawa has closed the indoor Ice Rink at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. Citing difficulties with the Olympia Ice Resurfacer and in the interest of public safety, the ice has been closed until further notice. The Olympia Ice Resurfacer is creating an unsafe level of Carbon Monoxide. Staff at the MMCC have been monitoring ...

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Hwy 17 CLOSED (Wawa to Batchawana)

Dec 6, 2017 @ 07:15 At 1:23 a.m. OPP confirmed this road closure with a media release. The highway remains closed at this time. Dec 5, 2017 @ 21:30 According to a tweet from OPP (BATCHAWANA BAY to Wawa) is closed in both directions due to poor weather conditions.

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Coffee & Culture features Glen Gould

Dec 5, 2017 @ 09:18 The Wawa Public Library is holding a Coffee & Culture event this evening from 6 – 8 p.m. Special host is Johanna Rowe who will be speaking about Glen Gould, the famous pianist. Although many are familiar with Glen Gould, not all are aware of the connection he had to Wawa. This connection with Wawa ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – December 5

Dec 5, 2017 @ 08:58 Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 5 5 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 3 4 DERESKI, Louis 3 2 5 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 3 2 5 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 2 5 McCOY, Joe 3 2 5 MOORE, Bruce 7 2 5 GAMES SCHEDULE – December 11, 2017 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 Leschishin ...

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Tuesday Morning News – December 5

Dec 5, 2017 @ 07:53 Weather – All night the temperature has been hovering around 10.5 and 9.5, with rain, thunder and lightning and high, gusty winds. About an hour ago the temperatures dropped to 2C and it is snowing. Take care today if travelling. Environment Canada – Periods of rain or drizzle ending early this morning then cloudy with ...

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EC – Rainfall Warning Ended

Dec 5, 2017 @ 4:12 Rainfall warning ended at 3:37 a.m. Dec 4, 2017 @ 12:05 11:22 AM EST Monday 04 December 2017 Rainfall warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ...

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Hwy 101 OPEN (between Matheson and Timmins)

Dec 4, 2017 @ 11:20 The highway has been reopened. Dec 4, 2017 @ 18:47 South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police that Highway 101 between Matheson and Timmins has been closed for public safety due to deteriorating weather conditions.

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Monday Morning News – December 4

Dec 4, 2017 @ 09:01 Weather – Periods of rain. Snow inland early this morning. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h this morning. High 6. Tonight will see periods of rain changing to flurries before morning. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening and overnight. Rainfall amount 10 to 15 mm. Wind southeast 20 km/h gusting to ...

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