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Endroit de repos routières nouvelles et réhabilitées à Algoma-Manitoulin

Nous sommes très chanceux de vivre dans une région accidentée et magnifique avec tant de merveilles et d’opportunités naturelles à notre porte. Quel privilège d’appeler cet endroit chez soi. Lorsque je voyage et que je rencontre des gens, il est facile de comprendre pourquoi les entreprises associées au voyage et au tourisme à Algoma-Manitoulin ont toujours bénéficié de la force ...

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New and Rehabilitated Highway Rest Areas in Algoma-Manitoulin

We are so very fortunate to live in a rugged, beautiful region with so many natural wonders and opportunities at our doorstep. What a privilege to call this place home. As I travel and meet people, it’s easy to see why businesses associated with travel and tourism in Algoma-Manitoulin have historically enjoyed economic strength and stability. But in life, things ...

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Between the Covers – May 27

The Wawa Public Library, then known as The Michipicoten Public Library opened its doors in May of 1954 in the basement of Sir James Dunn School. Mrs. Ruth Eldridge was appointed as the library’s first Librarian. The Library soon outgrew the space in the school and a place in the new Township of Michipicoten Municipal building was allocated to the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made in Grocery Store Robbery

On May 24, 2024, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to a previous robbery at a grocery store in Elliot Lake. On May 21, 2024, at approximately 2:30 p.m., police responded to a robbery occurrence. The complainant witnessed a male leave the store without paying for numerous items. When confronted, the male threatened the ...

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SSM OPP – Michigan Driver Charged with Impaired and other Charges

While in the care of Sault Ste Marie Paramedic Services and intoxicated individual leaves their care and drives away in a pick-up truck. On May 20, 2024, shortly after 6:30 p.m., the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a request for assistance from the Sault Ste Marie Paramedic Services regarding a highly intoxicated person who ...

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Monday Morning News – May 27

Weather: Today – Showers ending near noon then cloudy with 60% chance of showers. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. High 21. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 60% chance of showers. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 10. News Tidbits: The third podcast ‘The Friends Of Davie Coyle’ is now available ...

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SODERLUND, Harold (Interment & Reception)

Born April 21, 1921 in Sturgis, Saskatchewan to Bertha and Werner Soderlund.  Harold lived an amazing and full life to 102 years of age.  He left this world peacefully on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at the F.J. Davey Home. Beloved husband of the late Hazel Soderlund (nee Brayford). Loving father of Cheryl Soderlund (Gord Ofield), Don Soderlund (Crystal Maclean), late ...

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NW Region OPP – Body Cams being Implemented

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Northwest Region (NWR) is implementing body-worn cameras across all detachment areas as part of a provincial technology enhancement program. In a phased approach that is currently underway and will be complete this fall, officers across NWR are being equipped with body-worn cameras (BWCs). Body-worn cameras provide police with the best possible evidence at a ...

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Men’s Night Results – May 23rd

87 Golfers braved horrible weather conditions, cold & 80mph winds to play. 1st Flight Winners 1st – Adam Tomassini, Lee Bryar, Michel Lemoyne  – 33 2nd – Steve Jozin, Bill Carruthers, Nick Alexopoulos  – 35 3rd – Dylan Buckell, Brandon Case, Bradley Case  – 35 2nd Flight Winners 1st – Andrew McKenzie, John Leadbetter, Scott Carruthers  – 36 2nd –  ...

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Saturday Morning News – May 25th

Weather: Today – Showers ending near noon then a mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers. Wind southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming southwest 20 gusting to 40 this morning. High 14. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness early this evening. 40 percent chance of showers overnight. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Wawa Resident Charged with Fraud

On February 20, 2024, the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began a fraud investigation after a volunteer organization in Wawa reported fraudulent purchases made by a board member. On May 22, 2024, after a lengthy police investigation, Michelle WHEATLEY, 59-years-of-age, of Wawa was arrested and charged with one count of Fraud over $5,000. The accused was ...

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Ladies Night Golf – May 22

We had 36 golfers who braved the rain!! 1st Flight: 1st: Suzanne Lacasse, Charlee Simon, Spare – 36 2nd: Brooke MacLellan, Mackenzie Mathais, Ashley Godin – 43 3rd: Marcie DLF, Cassee Provost, Dawn Campbell – 43 2nd Flight: 1st: Chrystal Morden, Jody Renaud, Spare – 45 2nd: Deidre Dupuis, Ashley Omolida, Spare – 45 3rd: N/A 3rd Flight: 1st: Chelsey ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – May 23 Pentecost Sunday

In the story from Acts, God allowed the disciples to speak all sorts of languages to help more people understand God’s amazing love! Pentecost is a great time to explore how the Spirit is ever expanding our circle of knowledge with people of all languages of all sorts ( not just spoken or written, but  signed languages and languages of ...

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