Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Happenings at First United Church Wawa – April 5

The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church  705-856-2926. The Easter Cross of Lights will again be placed above the front door of our Church. If you wish to purchase a bulb in memory of someone ...

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L’hibernation se termine; attention aux ours

Apr 5, 2017 @ 09:36 Le gouvernement de l’Ontario et la Police provinciale de l’Ontario rappellent à la population de prendre toutes les précautions nécessaires afin de ne pas attirer les ours dans les zones habitées. L’hiver doux connu dans certaines parties de la province signifie que les ours noirs sortent de leur hibernation tôt. De simples précautions peuvent contribuer ...

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Be Bear Wise as Hibernation Ends

Apr 5, 2017 @ 09:33 The Ontario government and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding people to take extra care not to attract bears to their neighborhood. In some parts of the province, this year’s mild winter means black bears are coming out of hibernation early. Taking simple precautions can help prevent black bears from visiting your community. Human-bear ...

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Wednesday Morning News – April 5

Apr 5, 2017 @ 08:01 Weather – Mainly sunny becoming cloudy this afternoon. High 8. Missinabie – Algoma Power has scheduled an electrical service interruption for all customers in Missanabie between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. today, April 5th, 2017 for line upgrade work. Alternate date: Thursday April 6, 2017. Wawa – The EDC of Wawa is holding their annual ...

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Saving Water: The benefits of a rain barrel

Apr 5, 2017 @ 07:31 The Wawa Economic Development Corporation in partnership with the Municipality of Wawa are selling rain barrels at the low price of $45.00 until April 28th to encourage residents to reduce municipally treated water during the summer months. “Rain barrels are an excellent way to conserve water and get residents prepared for paying by amount of ...

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Meals on Wheels – Special Delivery by the Mayor

 Apr 4, 2017 @ 07:35 Mid-March Red Cross Meals on Wheels volunteer Jeff was assisted in his Meals on Wheels delivery by Mayor Ron Rody. They would be doing three deliveries that morning. When speaking about his experiences as a meal deliverer over the past three years, Jeff said, “There are some people that you would love to spend more ...

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Tuesday Morning News – April 4

Apr 4, 2017 @ 06:15 Weather – Periods of rain ending in the morning then cloudy. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 in the morning. High 6. A special weather statement remains in effect for a swath extending from Montreal River Harbour to St. Joseph Island and then to the northeast (New Liskeard/Mattawa). Total ...

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Sault College Celebrates Colleges Week in Ontario

Queen’s Park has officially proclaimed the week of April 3 as Colleges Week in Ontario! Colleges Week provides a unique opportunity to highlight the Ontario College system and the positive impact it has had on many through advanced education, skills training and personal and professional development. Colleges Week activities have been planned across the province as part of a national ...

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Overdose-Reversing Nasal Spray Made Available to Algoma District

The Hep Care Program at Group Health Centre (GHC) is pleased to announce that, starting this week, they will begin to offer a local solution to the nationwide opioid overdose problem. The program will begin community teaching and distribution of intra-nasal naloxone kits to those that are at risk for opioid overdose and their immediate family members. Naloxone (also known ...

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Two Kenora Men Go Through Ice on Lake of the Woods

Apr 3, 2017 @ 14:22 Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are again reminding the community of the dangers of thin ice. The warm weather means ice conditions are deteriorating quickly on all bodies of water in the area.   On Sunday, April 2, 2017 just before 10:00 pm members of the Kenora OPP Detachment received ...

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Northern Superior Brewing Co. is now offering cans of beer

Apr 3, 2017 @ 14:04 A Northern Ontario beer staple is launching cans as a part of their popular product line. Now, Northern Superior Brewing Co. enthusiasts will be able to pick up either a six or 12 pack of 355 ml cans, along with old favourites like growlers, the draft ball, and kegs.   With northern life, comes northern ...

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Thank You for the Surprise!

With sincere thanks.   Thank you to my family who traveled from out of town, my friends, and co-workers who attended my surprise 5oth birthday party.  Thank you for the gifts and cards received. To those who were unable to attend that you also for the cards, gifts, facebook messages and text messages.   The luncheon that was provided by ...

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