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Happenings at Wawa First United – May 9

May 9, 2018 @ 13:57 The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 Sun.    May 13    Official Board Meeting following Morning Worship Thurs. May 17   Worship Committee – 9:30 a.m. Sat.      May ...

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Le RLISS du Nord-Est appuie une nouvelle clinique de soins primaires qui desservira White River et la Première Nation Pic Mobert

May 9, 2018 @ 08:18 Une nouvelle équipe de professionnels de la santé améliorera l’accès des résidents de White River et de la Première Nation Pic Mobert à des soins de santé de grande qualité, plus près de chez eux.   Une nouvelle clinique dirigée par du personnel infirmier praticien reliera les membres des communautés de White River et de ...

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This Month in Rotary – And the Winner is…

May 9, 2018 @ 08:07 The draw for the Rotary Gourmet Dinner was made on Friday, April 27th and the winner was Heidi Trudeau.  The prize was a choice between Prime Rib and Yorkshire Pudding or Cornish Game Hens with Garlic and Rosemary or Rack of Lamb with Herb-Dijon Hazelnut Crust for eight people.  There was also an option of ...

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Monday Morning News – May 7

May 7, 2018 @ 07:46 Weather – Sunny. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 late this morning. High 17. UV index 6 or high. News Tidbits – It was very sad to hear over the weekend that former resident, Gilbert Belair and passenger John Paul Finck passed away in an aircraft crash mid-morning Saturday at Sanderson Field, Sault Ste. Marie, ...

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Marathon and Manitouwadge OPP Warn of Wildlife on Highways

May 3, 2018 @ 07:21 Members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to two separate motor vehicle collisions involving moose that occurred on Highway 17 and 614. April 30, 2018 at 10:00pm officers were advised of a single motor vehicle collision (MVC) 30kms south of Manitouwadge on Highway 614. The vehicle, a 2018 Nissan Titan, ...

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National Day of Mourning

Apr 28, 2018 @ 10:45 Today, the Canadian flag will fly at half-mast on Parliament Hill and on all federal government buildings. This, the 34th National Day of Mourning, originally known as Workers’ Memorial Day was started in Sudbury, Ontario in 1984; and is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job or due to a ...

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Saturday Morning News – April 21

Weather – Sunny. High 12. UV index 7 or high. News Tidbits – Today is Earth Day, and Escalade is holding a Clothing Swap from 11 – 2! Rusty McCarthy is launching his new double cd at the Lakeview tonight!

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Sudbury OPP – Driver of SUV dies in collision with Transport, Driver Identified

UPDATE – Members of the Sudbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), are continuing their investigation into a two-vehicle collision between a transport truck and a sport utility vehicle (SUV) that occurred at approximately 10:20 a.m. on April 17, 2018 on Highway 17, east of Markstay, Ontario. The driver of the SUV was pronounced deceased at the scene. She has ...

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Wednesday Morning News – April 18

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h this morning. High plus 4. UV index 5 or moderate. Highways Northeastern 101 From Timmins to Highway 144 Bare and dry road Good Yes 2018-04-18 2:34 Partly snow covered Northeastern 101 From Highway 144 to Shawmere River Partly ice covered Good Yes 2018-04-18 7:47 ...

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Lake Superior Water Levels are High – Workshop in Sault, MI

        Lake Superior water levels are high—really high. Current levels are within just a few inches of the all-time monthly high for March, which was set back in 1986. And predictions for May, June and July set significant probability levels that could reach or even exceed the all-time monthly high for those months. The Great Lakes, in ...

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Wednesday Morning News – April 11

Apr 11, 2018 @ 07:39 Weather – After three beautiful bright sunny mornings it was disappointing to see the clouds and snow – but Environment Canada says only a few flurries ending this afternoon with a high of +3 today. Tonight it will get cloudier and a low of -9. Roads – all highways are bare and dry. News tidbits ...

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Wawa is Pit Stop for Fifty Cats

Apr 9, 2018 @ 08:34   130 cats from Northern Ontario have made their way from the Kenora Cat Shelter, Second Chance Pet Network in Dryden, to Southern Ontario with the help Ontario SPCA and The Welland & District Humane Society. It was explained that the Welland SPCA has a long-standing relationship with Kenora Cat Shelter and Second Chance Pet ...

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Friday Morning News – April 6

Apr 6, 2018 @ 08:06 Weather – Winter is back, with about 2cm of snow fallen in town. Environment Canada says that we will have a few flurries ending late this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h late this morning. High minus 5. UV index 4 or ...

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OPP see rise in Seat Belt Charges during Easter Long Weekend

Apr 6, 2018 @ 08:17 Despite warning road users ahead of the long weekend and their high visibility throughout the weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) laid 1,524 seat belt charges during their Easter Long Weekend Seat Belt Campaign (March 30-April 2, 2018).   The charges mark a five-year high in Easter Long Weekend seat belt offences. With ten (10) ...

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End of Season Game – Parents vs Bantams

Apr 6, 2018 @ 08:17   Looking at the falling snow outside, it is hard to believe that spring is just around the corner. One of the signs of spring is the maple syrup making, another is the removal of ice from the MMCC. To celebrate the end of hockey, the Wawa Bantam Travellers had a ‘fun’ Players vs Parents ...

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