Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Hawk Junction Remembers

Nov 8, 2017 @ 09:42   On Sunday, November 5th, 2017 Hawk Junction held their Remembrance Day Ceremony. A small crowd gathered to watch the parade, prayers led by Chaplain Lorna Chipkua, and laying of wreaths at the Pine Grove Ceremony. Billy Valois read the Honour Roll of Hawk Junction residents World War I Bill Atkinson, Art Duncan, Fred Jones, ...

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Snow Squalls possible for Wawa Tomorrow

Environment Canada has issued a Special weather statement for Wawa, Pukaskwa Park, White River, and Dubreuilville. A cold front may bring snow squalls beginning early Wednesday morning with snowfall accumulations of up to 10 centimetres along Lake Superior, and lesser amounts inland. Snow squalls may cause poor visibility. Snow will lessen and come to an end Wednesday evening however, another low-pressure system will ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory Continues (Wawa to Soo)

Nov 7, 2017 @ 08:45 The Winter Weather Travel Advisory has been lifted. The conditions prompting this advisory have improved. Nov 7, 2017 @ 06:45 At 5:03 this morning Environment continued the Winter Weather Travel Advisory for Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay A brief but intense snowfall could continue to affect road ...

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What don’t women know about heart disease and stroke?

Nov 7, 2017 @ 08:27 What don’t women know about heart disease and stroke? Almost everything. Most women are unaware of the threat posed by heart disease and stroke. They don’t know heart disease and stroke claimed 31,000 women’s lives in Canada in 2013 or that it is the number one killer of women in the world. You are invited ...

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Tuesday Morning News – November 7th

Nov 7, 2017 @ 07:57 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of flurries. High minus 1. Tonight will be mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this evening. A few flurries beginning this evening. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this evening. Temperature steady near zero. Marine – Strong wind ...

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Picture of the Day – Algoma Highlands Wild Blueberry Farm & Winery

Nov 6, 2017 @ 17:42   Algoma Highlands Wild Blueberry Farm and Winery is again part of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. Trevor Laing and Jordan Coleman of Algoma Highlands Wild Blueberry Farm and Winery is one of approximately 55 Northern Ontario exhibitors showcasing their products in the FedNor-supported Northern Ontario Agri-food Pavilion. This is the 17th year that ...

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Exhibition of Watercolours

Nov 6, 2017 @ 13:30   Just as the glorious colours of fall begin their transition into the blues and silvery whites of winter, Wawa residents were treated to what was also a sign of that transition – Bob Paterson’s annual Exhibition of Watercolors. He’s been gone now nearly four and a half years, but I swear sometimes out of ...

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Monday Morning News – November 6

Nov 6, 2017 @ 07:46 Weather – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries this morning. A few flurries beginning near noon. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming west 20 km/h late this morning. High zero. Tonight – Flurries. Local amount 2 cm. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 9. Winter Weather Travel Advisory in ...

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Ministry seeks help in two abandoned moose carcasses near Manitouwadge

Nov 3, 2017 @ 08:09 The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is seeking help from the public in identifying the person(s) responsible for shooting and abandoning two moose southwest of Manitouwadge. On October 29th, information was received by Conservation Officers about two bull moose that had been shot and abandoned near Fourbay Lake on Runnalls Lake Road, off of ...

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Thursday Morning News – November 2

Weather – Periods of rain. Periods of snow inland. Snowfall amount 2 cm inland. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h this morning then becoming west 20 gusting to 40 late this afternoon. High plus 5. Tonight will have periods of rain ending this evening then mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of rain showers late this evening and after midnight then ...

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Halloween Homes 2017

Nov 1, 2017 @ 17:36   Wawa-news took a drive last night and photographed some of the many homes that were decorated for Halloween. Despite the cold, there were quite a few trick or treaters out for the evening. Special this year was Sparky and the Wawa Volunteer Firefighters who gave out treat bags! This may be the start of ...

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Tractor Trailer Collision closes Hwy 17 between Upsala and Shabaqua

UPDATED Nov 1, 2017 @ 15:31 One lane is open at the collision site. OPP are conducting traffic – expect delays. Nov 1, 2017 @ 15:10 There is coffee, tea, fresh baked cookies, and homemade soup at the community center, the first turn into Upsala. The girls are there now stocking up. Will be a few more hours at least ...

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Deadline is Midnight – OFSC Site is Broken

UPDATE Nov 1, 2017 @ 15:23 The OFSC is continuing to work on their online permit purchase system. “Good news – the Ministry of Transportation has approved an extension of the PreNov1 deadline. The time frame to buy your early permit (PreNov1) will be extended to the same amount of time as the system was down and permits were not ...

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