Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Sunday Morning News – Dec 3

Dec 3, 2017 @ 10:04 Weather – Mainly cloudy. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High plus 3. It will become cloudy. Periods of rain beginning after midnight. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h after midnight. Temperature steady near plus 2. Marine – Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots early this morning then backing to south 15 near noon. Wind increasing to south ...

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Saturday Morning News – December 2

Weather – Flurries or a few rain showers ending near noon then cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Temperature steady near plus 3. Tonight will be mainly cloudy with a low minus 2. Marine – Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to southwest 15 early this morning and to northwest 10 near noon. Wind backing to ...

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Picture of the Day – #MissTheSun

It seems to be so dreary right now. Mother Nature is undecided whether we should have Fall or Winter. Even the other day it felt much more like spring than anything else. The one thing though is that I miss the sun. On Tuesday, those who were up for sunrise may have seen the very brief, tantalizing glimpse of the ...

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November is Falls Prevention Month

Nov 30, 2017 @ 09:42 November is Falls Prevention Month which means that individuals and organizations across Canada are encouraged to work together to coordinate falls prevention efforts. Approximately one in three older adults over the age of 65 will fall at least once each year. Despite the majority of falls being predictable and preventable, falls are the leading cause ...

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Big Bird Inn – Farewell Rainbow Room

Nov 30, 2017 @ 08:08   On November 24th, I watched the Rainbow Room sign that has been perched on top of the Mel Ere, Bavarian Inn and Big Bird Inn for as long as I can remember come down. It was bittersweet to watch its removal.   Remembering my experiences working there. In my teenage years, I worked under ...

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Wednesday Morning News – November 29

Nov 29, 2017 @ 07:56 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. High minus 1. Tonight will become cloudy. Periods of snow beginning after midnight. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40. Temperature rising to minus 1 by Thursday morning. Marine – Gale warning in effect. Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 early this morning then becoming ...

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Ontario to recognize 15 Southern Ontario Seniors with The Senior Achievement Award

Nov 28, 2017 @ 15:35 Tomorrow, the province of Ontario is recognizing fifteen seniors for their significant contributions to their communities and the province. The Ontario Senior Achievement Awards recognize people who have made outstanding contributions to their communities through voluntary or professional activities after the age of 65. The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, and Dipika Damerla, Minister ...

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Corporate Planning & Policy Manual Meeting Tonight

Nov 28, 2017 @ 08:08 There is a Corporate Planning / Policy Manual Committee Meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. This Committee of Council will be receiving reports regarding the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby, 2018 EDC Work Plan, Festival of Lights, Business Case for Community Hub. They will also be reviewing the Wawa Snowmobile By-Law, and the North Algoma ...

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Tuesday Morning News – November 29

Nov 28, 2017 @ 07:54 Weather – Cloudy. A few flurries beginning late this afternoon. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60. Temperature falling to zero this afternoon. Tonight, a few flurries ending late this evening then partly cloudy. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light this evening. Low minus 14. Marine – Gale warning in effect. Wind south 35 ...

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WFD Called to Residence on Algoma Street

Nov 27, 2017 @ 15:35 The Wawa Fire Department was called to a residence on Algoma Street this afternoon. Firefighters were observed entering the building, and a short time later were installing a fan to draw fresh air into the residence.

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Monday Morning News – November 27

Nov 27, 2017 @ 07:52 Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this morning. Periods of snow beginning early this afternoon. Amount 2 cm. High minus 5. Tonight, periods of snow ending early this evening then cloudy with 40 percent chance of ice pellets this evening then 40 percent chance of rain showers overnight. Risk of freezing ...

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Today is Feed the Need!

Nov 26, 2017 @ 08:13 “Fill our Wawa Community Food Bank” Today, Sunday, November 26th is the annual Feed the Need Day! Originally begun by Ian MacDonald (Subway) this event has grown and is now an event that takes over the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. Everyone is invited to come down to the Banquet Hall with your non-perishable food item ...

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Sunday Morning News – November 26

Nov 26, 2017 @ 07:57 Weather – Periods of snow ending near noon then cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Amount 2 cm. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming northwest 20 gusting to 40 near noon. High minus 1. Tonight will be mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries this evening and after midnight. Clearing before ...

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Saturday Morning News – November 25

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this afternoon. Temperature falling to minus 7 this morning then steady. Tonight will be partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy overnight then periods of snow. Low minus 14. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 this ...

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