Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

SUV and Camper strike rock cut at Moose Lake

Jun 22, 2018 @ 17:35   An SUV towing a camper crossed the highway and landed in the ditch with the camper jackknifed mid-afternoon today. The vehicle belongs to Bishop Bob (Diocese of Qu’Appelle) who is cycling across Canada praying for unity, healing and reconciliation within the Anglican Church of Canada and Aboriginal peoples (Living the Mission – Bishop’s Ride). ...

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Busy Waterfront this morning!

Jun 22, 2018 @ 14:42   Wawa Lake was very busy today with the arrival of these triplets. The three Chinook Plus 2 came in for a landing about 9:30 this morning. The pilots didn’t stay for long. Once their aircraft were well beached, they headed off into the town. One of the Chinook’s is registered to a local resident, ...

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Hwy17 CLOSED (Hwy64 (West Nipissing) and Hwy11 NorthBay UPDATE 10:54

Jun 22, 2018 @ 10:54 Members of the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with North Bay Fire Department and the North Bay Ambulance Service responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on June 17, 2018 at approximately 1:08 p.m. The collision occurred on Highway 17, west of North Bay, Ontario. A westbound motor vehicle collided ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 21

Weather – Mainly sunny. High 20. UV index 9 or very high. Marine – Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to east 10 early this morning then becoming light near noon. Wind becoming variable 10 near noon Friday.Waves one half to one metre subsiding to less than one half metre this morning. News Tidbits – Today is June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – June 20

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 Mini Summer Thrift Shop Thurs. June 21 – 5 – 9 Fri. June 22 – 1- 4 & 5:30 – 8:30 Sat. June ...

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Wednesday Morning News – June 20

Jun 20, 2018 @ 08:04 Weather – Mainly sunny. High 23. UV index 9 or very high. Marine – Wind light becoming northeast 10 knots this afternoon then becoming light Thursday morning. Waves less than one half metre. News Tidbits – Congratulations to recent lottery winners: Melissa Kelly of Goulais River won $1 million MaxMillions prize in the June 1, 2018 Lotto Max draw. ...

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Wawa Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario!

Jun 19, 2018 @ 08:02   It is almost exactly one year ago that Members of the Superior East OPP Detachments and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service (SSMPS) held the Wawa Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario in Wawa.   The Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) is the largest public awareness vehicle and grass-roots fundraiser for Special ...

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Tuesday Morning News – June 19

Jun 19, 2018 @ 07:52 Weather – Sunny. High 22. UV index 9 or very high. Marine – Wind northeast 10 knots becoming light early this morning then becoming northwest 10 Wednesday evening. Waves less than one half metre building to one half metre Wednesday evening. News Tidbits – Rock Island will be hosting a Dinner and a Concert this Saturday. MD Dunn ...

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Hwy 11 CLOSED – (50kms east of Hearst) UPDATE 12:25 p.m.

Jun 18, 2018 @ 12:25 On June 17, 2018, at approximately 9:45 a.m., Hearst officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), as well as the Cochrane District Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle collision where the driver of the passenger vehicle had died. The deceased has been identified as Shawn GRONDIN, 19 years of age, of Schumacher, ...

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Monday Morning News – June 10

Jun 18, 2018 @ 07:25 Weather – A few showers ending early this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. High 22. UV index 9 or very high.   Marine – Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to northeast 10 this evening then becoming light near midnight. Wind light Tuesday. Waves one metre subsiding to less ...

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Friday Morning News – June 15

Jun 15, 2018 @ 07:46 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Wind becoming south 20 km/h this afternoon. High 22. UV index 9 or very high. Marine – Wind southeast 10 knots increasing to southeast 15 near noon then diminishing to southeast 10 near noon Saturday. Waves one half metre or less building ...

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Ladies Night Golf – June 13, 2018

Number of players – 32 1st in 1st Flight – Suzanne Lacasse, Guylaine Domich, Lise Noel – 37 2nd in 1st Flight – Erin Andrews, Maury O’Neill, Irene Grusys – 42 1st in 2nd Flight – Nadine Cartledge, Marie Andre Boivin – 45 2nd in 2nd Flight – Marcie DeLaFranier, Tammy Oliver, Carole Moisan – 45 1st in 3rd Flight ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 14

Weather – Clearing early this morning. High 20. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Wind northwest 10 knots becoming light early this morning then becoming southeast 10 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 near noon Friday. Waves one metre subsiding to one-half metre or less early this morning. Chance of showers Friday afternoon and evening with a risk of thunderstorms. News ...

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William Teddy Park – Potential and Problems

Jun 14, 2018 @ 08:21 Many Wawa residents were shocked last August when William Teddy Park was closed. The increasing vandalism, littering and finally, the coupe de grace – the dumping of blackwater, sewage into our water supply, dictated that the easiest, cheapest thing to do was to barricade and close the park.   This pretty little spot where William ...

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