Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Meals on Wheels – Special Delivery by the Mayor

 Apr 4, 2017 @ 07:35 Mid-March Red Cross Meals on Wheels volunteer Jeff was assisted in his Meals on Wheels delivery by Mayor Ron Rody. They would be doing three deliveries that morning. When speaking about his experiences as a meal deliverer over the past three years, Jeff said, “There are some people that you would love to spend more ...

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Tuesday Morning News – April 4

Apr 4, 2017 @ 06:15 Weather – Periods of rain ending in the morning then cloudy. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 in the morning. High 6. A special weather statement remains in effect for a swath extending from Montreal River Harbour to St. Joseph Island and then to the northeast (New Liskeard/Mattawa). Total ...

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Sault College Celebrates Colleges Week in Ontario

Queen’s Park has officially proclaimed the week of April 3 as Colleges Week in Ontario! Colleges Week provides a unique opportunity to highlight the Ontario College system and the positive impact it has had on many through advanced education, skills training and personal and professional development. Colleges Week activities have been planned across the province as part of a national ...

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Overdose-Reversing Nasal Spray Made Available to Algoma District

The Hep Care Program at Group Health Centre (GHC) is pleased to announce that, starting this week, they will begin to offer a local solution to the nationwide opioid overdose problem. The program will begin community teaching and distribution of intra-nasal naloxone kits to those that are at risk for opioid overdose and their immediate family members. Naloxone (also known ...

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Two Kenora Men Go Through Ice on Lake of the Woods

Apr 3, 2017 @ 14:22 Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are again reminding the community of the dangers of thin ice. The warm weather means ice conditions are deteriorating quickly on all bodies of water in the area.   On Sunday, April 2, 2017 just before 10:00 pm members of the Kenora OPP Detachment received ...

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Northern Superior Brewing Co. is now offering cans of beer

Apr 3, 2017 @ 14:04 A Northern Ontario beer staple is launching cans as a part of their popular product line. Now, Northern Superior Brewing Co. enthusiasts will be able to pick up either a six or 12 pack of 355 ml cans, along with old favourites like growlers, the draft ball, and kegs.   With northern life, comes northern ...

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Thank You for the Surprise!

With sincere thanks.   Thank you to my family who traveled from out of town, my friends, and co-workers who attended my surprise 5oth birthday party.  Thank you for the gifts and cards received. To those who were unable to attend that you also for the cards, gifts, facebook messages and text messages.   The luncheon that was provided by ...

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Wawa Minor Hockey $5000 Raffle Winner Drawn

Apr 3, 2017 @ 06:38   Congratulations to Keith Killins of Wawa! Keith is the winner of Wawa Minor Hockey’s $5000.00 Raffle. The draw took place at Michipicoten Community Center on Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 at 2 p.m. The winning ticket was sold by Makai Manttari. Wawa Minor Hockey would like to thank everyone who supported us in purchasing tickets. We appreciate ...

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Monday Morning News – April 3rd

Weather – Cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers or drizzle. Fog patches dissipating near noon. Wind south 20 km/h becoming light this afternoon. High 7. Environment Canada is calling for significant early April rainfall starting tonight for Montreal River Harbour to St. Joseph Island. A total of 15 to 25 millimetres expected tonight and Tuesday. Roads – All roads are ...

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Sunday Morning News – April 2

Apr 2, 2017 @ 06:54   Weather – Mainly sunny today with wind becoming southeast 20 km/h this afternoon. High 8. Increasing cloudiness in the afternoon with a 60% chance of showers overnight. Fog patches developing overnight. Wind southeast 20 km/h. Low plus 1. Roads – All roads are bare and dry. Local – The Ladies Curling Bonspiel wraps up today ...

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Snowmobiler dies after going through ice on Gordon Lake

Apr 1, 2017 @ 13:25 On Friday, March 31, 2017, shortly after 2:00 p.m. the East Algoma Thessalon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motorized snow vehicle (MSV) that went through the ice on Gordon Lake. Police learned three men on two snowmobiles went ice fishing on Gordon Lake. The lead snowmobile with the lone driver went through the ...

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Saturday Morning News – April 1st

Happy April Fools Day! Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning with risk of freezing drizzle. Clearing this afternoon. High 6. Roads – All roads are bare and dry. Local – The Wawa Ladies Curling Bonspiel and the Oldtimers Hockey Tournament make the Michipicoten Memorial Community a good place to go visit. There is also a bake sale! Michipicoten First ...

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