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Saturday Morning News – December 14

Weather – Periods of snow. Wind becoming north 20 km/h this afternoon. Temperature falling to minus 15 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 18 this morning and minus 26 this afternoon. Tonight – Flurries. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light near midnight. Low minus 23. Wind chill minus 26 this evening and minus 32 overnight. Risk of frostbite. News Tidbits – ...

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Storm Closures

Black Thunder – We are closed today. Due to the weather and road conditions Sorry for the inconvenience, we will reopen tomorrow at 9am. Thank you. The Walking Program at MHS is cancelled for tonight. The Big Bear closed today because of the weather stay home and stay safe.   Thrift Barn will be closed today for restocking clothes and ...

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Hwy 17 (Serpent River and Massey) – OPEN

Nov 27, 2019 @ 13:26 – Highway is now open. Nov 27, 2019 @ 11:30 – At 10:30 a.m. today the East Algoma (Blind River) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is advising the public that Highway 17 is closed from the junction of Highway 17 and Highway 108 to five kilometres west of the Town of Massey in both ...

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Sunday Morning News – September 8

Weather – Mainly sunny. High 17. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Clear. Fog patches developing overnight. Low plus 4. News Tidbits – Did you know? The Thrift Barn on Broadway Avenue accepts used and dead batteries foe recycling. There is a wood box near loading dock for car batteries, and to recycle mall batteries, bring them into the store.

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Manitou Gold Samples 39.3g/t of High Grade Gold

Manitou Gold Inc. is pleased to announce further assay results from the Company’s ongoing exploration program at its 100% owned Goudreau Area properties located north of Wawa, Ontario. Manitou continues to have exploration success at the Rockstar property, where, a new gold bearing vein has been identified 400 metres to the West of the Rockstar vein.  The initial grab sample ...

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Proposed Ambulance cuts will put residents at greater risk

Algoma District Services Administration Board is planning to reduce ambulance services in Hornepayne and Dubreuilville. These cuts will also affect neighbouring communities as well. The proposed plan is to reduce service from 24 hours a day to 16 hours a day in Hornepayne and Dubreuilville. Paramedics will be on duty for eight hours and on call for the other eight ...

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There is one new active fire in the Northeast Region by late afternoon. Sault Ste. Marie 4 is located north of Algoma Headwaters Provincial Park, 1 km east of Logan Lake. It measures 0.6 hectares and is not yet under control. At the time of this update, there were seven other active wildland fires in the region. Sudbury 13 is ...

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Fatal Collision Closes Hwy 17 west of Nairn Centre

On Monday, June 3, 2019, at approximately 1:39 p.m., members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Sudbury-Manitoulin Emergency Medical Services (EMS), the Nairn-Hyman Fire Department, the Baldwin Fire Department and the Lively Fire Department, responded to a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on Highway 17 in Nairn Township, Ontario, approximately 10 kilometers west of ...

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Fatal Collision between Commercial Motor Vehicle and pedestrian closes highway

At 10 a.m. Superior East OPP issued a media release. This morning, at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 just south of White River, Ontario. Community Safety/Media Relations Officer PC Trevor Tremblay stated “The collision occurred between a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and a pedestrian. The pedestrian is deceased as a result of the ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN (Wawa to White River)

at4:30 OPP opened Hwy 17 from Wawa to White River.       Hwy 17 is now closed from Wawa to White River due to poor weather conditions.  This also means that residents from Dubreuilville cannot travel to Wawa or White River.   Editor’s Note – it is an offence under the Highway Traffic Act to drive on a closed highway. The ...

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