Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Rock Island House Concert and Dinner with David Archibald – August 9

  If the Northern Nationals are not your thing – perhaps enjoying Judy’s cooking and an evening with David Archibald should be on your list. David Archibald played his first guitar in Spain, and you can still find the warmth of the Andalusian sunshine in his music. His work on Great Lakes marine heritage Spirit of the Inland Sea has ...

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Friday Morning News – August 9

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High 20. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 10. News Tidbits – At 1:00 p.m. the gates open for the 8th Annual Northern Nationals this weekend in Wawa. Good luck to ...

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Celebration Marks 1st Anniversary of Medicine Cave Repatriation

  On August 8th, 2018, a day of Ceremony was held at the Medicine Cave to celebrate the repatriation of the cave to Michipicoten First Nation. John Bobbiwash led the day which began with a Sunrise Ceremony. John was aided by a number of pipe carriers, drummers and members of MFN. Dignitaries from Brookfield Power were part of the day, and ...

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Ontario to Create Urban Search and Rescue, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive, and Hazardous Materials Teams

Ontario’s is investing $2.5 million for municipal Urban Search and Rescue, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive, and Hazardous Materials teams in six municipalities across the province. “When disaster strikes, Ontario families need to have confidence that help is on the way. That’s why we’re providing communities across the province with funding to respond quickly and effectively to large-scale and ...

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Thursday Morning News – August 8

Weather – Fog dissipating this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Wind becoming west 20 km/h near noon. High 19. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early this evening. Low 10. Fog advisory in effect for Wawa – Pukaskwa Park, Agawa – Lake ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 6

There were no new wildland fires discovered by late afternoon August 6. At the time of this update, there are five active wildland fires in the region. Timmins 9 is under control at 0.2 of a hectare and is located west of Watabeag Lake, approximately 25 kilometres west of highway 11. Pembroke 3 is under control at 0.7 of a ...

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Wednesday Morning News – August 7

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 21. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this evening with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches developing near midnight. Low 13. Fog advisory in effect for: Wawa – ...

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Tuesday Morning News – August 6

Weather – Fog dissipating this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. High 22. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – a few clouds. Low 11. Fog advisory for the regions of Nipigon Superior North and East Sault Ste. Marie, Wawa and White River – Near zero visibility is expected or occurring. Travel is expected to be hazardous. Drive ...

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IJC Welcomes New Members to its Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement Advisory Boards and Health Professionals Advisory Board

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has appointed ten new members from Canada and the United States to its Great Lakes Water Quality and Great Lakes Science Advisory Boards under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) as well as to its Health Professionals Advisory Board. Members are chosen according to each board’s needs for expertise and experience. Some of the ...

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Rock Island House Concert and Dinner with Piper & Carson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7hejWQPNJY From festival stages to intimate house concerts, Piper & Carson remind us of why we go to see live music. Their songwriting is free and fiercely personal; as if it’s been running in the woods, washing in cold water, and howling with wolves. The couples undeniable chemistry and onstage presence draws the audience into the conversation. In December 2017 ...

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Monday Morning News – August 5

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 70 percent chance of showers early this morning and late this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 19. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers this evening then partly cloudy. Risk of a ...

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Ziploc Bags and Fishing Lure Bags Litter Sandy & Long Beach

  Residents of Long Beach and Sandy Beach are questioning the arrival of what appears to be a lifetime supply of ziploc bags and plastic fishing lure bags on the beach. Sandy Beach Resident Randy Klockars spent a significant amount of time raking up the debris as shown in his photos above. On Long Beach, Shirley Hale says that residents ...

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Sunday Morning News – August 4

Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 21. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers overnight. Low 13.

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WTF – are you serious?

  How else do you say it? The Municipality of Wawa employees, EDC staff, everyone who worked so hard to envision, source the funding and bring to life the current waterfront enhancements must be so upset. And that is probably a huge understatement. It has been difficult with the beach sand sifting and other work that has been cramping our ...

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