Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

OPP Launch Distracted Driving Campaign

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)  are launching their Distracted Driving Campaign during March Break. Tougher penalties took effect on January 1, 2019, including a fine increase up to $1,000, three demerit points and a three-day licence suspension. The penalties increase with subsequent offences. For novice drivers in the graduated licencing system, there is no fine or additional demerit points but ...

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Friday Morning News – March 8

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 5. Wind chill minus 27 in the morning and minus 11 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – clear. Becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 17. Wind chill minus 22 in the evening ...

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Thursday Morning News – March 7

Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this afternoon. High minus 9. Wind chill minus 33 in the morning and minus 17 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Clear. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light early this evening. Low minus 18. Wind chill near ...

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Happenings at First United Church – March 6

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.  If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926. The Annual Meeting of First United Church was held last Sunday, March 3rd. The past year with the help of many people added a ...

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Wednesday Morning News – March 6

Weather – Sunny this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries late this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 12. Wind chill minus 34 in the morning and minus 19 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of flurries ...

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Council Meeting Tonight – March 5

Municipal Council is holding a council meeting tonight in council chambers beginning at 6:30 p.m. Agenda (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) PRESENTATIONS (3) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of the Agenda (4) ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS Regional Mayors Group Meeting – Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., 3 ...

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Tuesday Morning News – March 5

Weather – Flurries. Local amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 13. Wind chill minus 25 in the morning and minus 19 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this evening. Clearing before morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 27. Wind chill ...

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Wawa Ice Fishing Derby Results

This year’s derby enjoyed fantastic weather. 95 fish were registered over the two day event; 54 fish were registered from Wawa Lake, 20 from Hawk Lake, and 21 from Manitowik Lake. Gino Buonomo of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, won the Registration Draw Prize of $30,000 with ticket 631. The 5 Early Bird draws of $1,000 were: Jason Prevost (Sault ste ...

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Monday Morning News – March 4

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. A few flurries beginning near noon. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High minus 15. Wind chill minus 36 in the morning and minus 24 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 2 or low. Tonight -Flurries. Local amount 2 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h ...

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Winners of the Wawa Firefighter’s Cash Draw

This afternoon as part of the awards ceremony of the ice fishing derby, the winners of the Wawa Volunteer Firefighter’s Cash Draw were drawn. The three $1,000 winners are Hunter Lobban, Terrie Sanderson, and Jessica Webb. The grand prize winner of $10,000.00 is Patti Fortier.

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Snowmachine and SUV Collide

      Late yesterday afternoon at the intersection of Broadway (lower) and Klondike a snowmachine and SUV collided. The two riders of the snowmachine were taken via ambulance to the Lady Dunn Health Centre with undetermined injuries.  

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Friday Morning News – March 1

Weather – Mainly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 6. Wind chill minus 22 in the morning and minus 8 in the afternoon. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. Periods of snow beginning this evening. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 15. Wind chill minus 12 in the evening and ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Wawa Man Charged with Spousal Threat & Assault

On February 25, 2019, at approximately 4:40 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute in the Town of Wawa, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, a 47-year-old male, from Wawa, Ontario, was charged with the following: Assault – Spousal (two counts), contrary to section 266 of the Criminal ...

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