Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Wednesday Morning News – June 19

Weather – Clearing early this morning. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. High 21. UV index 8 or very high. Wind northwest 10 knots becoming light near midnight then becoming northwest 10 near noon Thursday. Tonight – A few clouds. Low 10.   News Tidbits – The Canadian team at the Women’s World Cup are unbeaten in 10 games in ...

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Tuesday Morning News – June 18

Weather – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 17. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Clearing near midnight. Low 8. News tidbits – It was sad to hear that Jim the Barber has closed up shop. Wawa-news would like to wish him a happy retirement. SooToday has had to battle Algoma Public Health in the ...

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Monday Morning News – June 17

Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. High 19. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy near midnight with 40 percent chance of showers overnight. Low 9. News Tidbits – J. Kathleen Thompson lost her sister to ovarian cancer and now she is on a mission to raise awareness and ...

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Minor Delays after Early Morning Collision

      There were only minor traffic delays after what appeared to be a serious single vehicle collision30 kil0meters north of Wawa. This vehicle left the roadway before dawn and firefighters from the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department assisted in traffic control and paramedics with the patients. Both Wawa and Dubreuilville paramedics were at the scene. Both ambulances were seen ...

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Friday Morning News – June 14

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. Showers beginning this afternoon. High 15. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Showers ending late this evening then clearing. Low plus 5. News Tidbits – Toronto Raptors win their 1st NBA championship 112-114-110! My thanks to all the Raptors fans who corrected me 🙂 The Superintendent of Education, Maria Esposito, for the Huron-Superior Catholic District ...

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Help MHS “pasta” money on to charity!

The Michipicoten High School Hospitality Class is holding a “Pasta” money on to Charity Dinner tomorrow night, Wednesday, June 12th. The proceeds from this dinner will passed on to CHADWIC Home. Come and enjoy a fine dining experience beginning at 6 p.m. If you are thinking of joining them for dinner, please purchase your ticket or contact Cathy Lachine at ...

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Pinewood Drive Businesses Support Karin & Her Garbologists

It is no big secret that the Garbologists, founded by Karin Grundt, have been cleaning the shoulders of our local highways for years – over 25 that I can think of. At one time, Karin and her crew cleaned from Wawa to Hawk (and then on to Jager Strandboard), Highway 17 south to the Michpicoten River, and west to Northern ...

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New Scam hits Wawa!

A local resident was approached by two men in the parking lot of a local store Friday afternoon. They asked to borrow a phone, they were tourists from Greece, and their english was very poor. The Wawa resident dialed the number for them, and they spoke to someone for a couple of seconds – then handed the phone back. It all ...

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Rock Island Presents – Dinner & Concert with Logan McKillop

  Wawa-news is excited to be attending tonight’s dinner and concert at Rock Island Lodge at 6 p.m. It will be an excellent dinner prepared by Wawa’s talented Judy Moore and crew. Dinner features baguette, Greek Salad/Chick Pea Salad. The main course is Porketta with roasted potatoes and a veggie medley. Dessert will be a hard choice between a Strawberry ...

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Pickleball comes to Wawa!

Pickleball? According to Wikipedia “Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a Wiffle Ball, over a net.” Wawa seniors (male and female) will be introduced to the fastest growing sport in the ...

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Sultan Road remains Closed due to Culvert Washout

      Wawa-news reported yesterday afternoon at 4:30 that reports were that the Sultan Road was impassable due to a culvert that had washed out in the rain. That was confirmed by EACOM Timber Corporation that at KM 69 the road has washed away. This morning EACOM Timber Corporation advises that their staff are on their way to assess ...

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Tuesday Morning News – June 11

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 15. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low plus 5.   News Tidbits – Annika Jozin from Michipicoten High School took the gold for Junior Girls ...

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Monday Morning News – June 10

Weather – Rain. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. Temperature steady near 13. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Periods of rain ending after midnight then partly cloudy. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 6. News Tidbits – A leak to CTV News says ...

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Gogama under voluntary evacuation due to nearby Forest Fire

UPDATE (13:28): Hwy 144 has been opened     Timmins 2, was discovered on the evening of June 6th and has grown to cover over 700 hectares. Aerial fire suppression has been used since its discovery, and heavy equipment and eleven (11) FireRanger crews have been assigned to fight the fire. Yesterday afternoon, Highway 144 was closed from the intersection of ...

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