Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Council Proclaims June is Seniors’ Month!

Jun 1, 2018 @ 08:05 At the Regular meeting of Council held on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the Members of Municipal Council passed Resolution No. SP18016, proclaiming June 2018 as “Seniors’ Month”.   In recognition and celebration of Seniors’ Month, Council also passed Resolution No. SP18017 authorizing the waiver of the Wawa Transit System’s Fare of Fees for persons aged ...

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Saturday Morning News – June 2

Jun 1, 2018 @ 07:49 Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind northeast 20 km/h. High 18. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to northeast 15 late overnight and to east 10 Saturday afternoon. Waves one metre subsiding to one half metre or less Saturday evening. News Tidbits – If you use Bruce Street ...

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Friday Morning News – June 1

Jun 1, 2018 @ 07:45 Weather – Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers this morning. Clearing this afternoon. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 15. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to northeast 15 overnight and to east 10 Saturday afternoon. Waves one metre subsiding to one half metre or ...

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Thursday Morning News – May 31

May 31, 2018 @ 07:00 Weather – The rain began at 5 this morning, breaking the heat. Showers with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches developing this morning. Temperature steady near 18. UV index 3 or moderate. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind southeast 15 knots becoming west 15 this morning then increasing to northwest 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing ...

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Culvert being washed out

May 31, 2018 @ 05:47   It really doesn’t look like much as you drive past it. A little washout on the shoulder of the road, just before the burnt out foundations of the Lakewood Motel on Highway 17 north of Wawa. A second look reveals that a guardpost is hanging, and down the embankment is a mess. It appears ...

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The Mixing Spoon to hold first cooking session

May 30, 2018 @ 09:02 The Mixing Spoon  is ready to hold their first cooking session. It will be held June 13th at 6:30 PM at Michipicoten High School. The Mixing Spoon is a space where members of the community can come together and prepare a meal, regardless of socioeconomic status or cooking abilities. Our goal is to provide both ...

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Michipicoten Rod and Gun Club Annual Blackfly Shoot

On May 27th the Michipicoten Rod and Gun Club held its 24th Annual Blackfly Shoot. This year saw 7 five person teams enter the shoot. Of note was a team from wawa made up of local youth ages 15 to 17, who’s entry fee was covered by Home Building Centre Wawa. With tshirts and hats supplied by the Canadian Coalition ...

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Wednesday Morning News – May 30

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. High 25. Humidex 28. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to west 10 Thursday morning then becoming light Thursday evening. Waves one half to one metre subsiding to one half metre or less Thursday morning. News Tidbits – Today is the first day of the Wawa Wood Heat ...

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Tuesday Morning – May 29

May 29, 2018 @ 07:45 Weather – Mainly sunny. High 24. Humidex 26. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 this morning. Wind southeast 20 tonight and Wednesday. Waves one half metre or less building to one near noon. Forest Fire – There is one active forest fire in the Northeast ...

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Rock Island Presents – Dinner & Lindsey Walker

May 28, 2018 @ 18:30 Lindsey Walker is embarking on her most ambitious solo tour to date – 15 dates, 19 days, over 11,ooo kms playing in Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. Tuesday night she will play at the Gore Street Cafe in Sault Ste. Marie, and Wednesday night you can enjoy a lovely dinner and concert with Lindsey at Rock Island Lodge. ...

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Hwy 631 CLOSED (White River to Hornepayne) 18:45

May 26, 2018 @ 18:45 Highway 631 has been reopened.   May 25, 2018 @ 11:30 Highway 631 remains closed from White River to Hornepayne.   May 25, 2018 @ 06:53 Highway 631 remains closed. There has been no information from OPP or ON511 as to when it may open. Michael Mantha’s editorial stated, “My team has been in contact ...

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Friday Morning News – May 25

May 25, 2018 @ 06:56 Weather – Mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 20. UV index 5 or moderate. Marine – Wind southwest 15 knots backing to south 15 early this morning then diminishing to southeast 10 this afternoon. Wind increasing to south 15 this evening then diminishing to ...

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Shaw Internet is down? (UPDATE 11:41)

May 24, 2018 @ 11:41 Shaw Internet service has been restored. May 24, 2018 @ 11:05 From Shaw, “ crews are on site and working still. Looks to be some trouble with the entire network hub that feeds the area around it they have to repair.  When asked how long might this take,” the response was, “In my experience it should be ...

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