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Wawa 36th Annual Salmon Fishing Derby

The Wawa 36th Annual Salmon Fishing Derby runs from Friday, August 17th until Sunday, August 19th. The largest Salmon of the pre-derby fishing contest came in at 15.55 pounds this past Wednesday. The same team landed a whopping 24.75 pound fish the next night. To register or for more information call Buck’s Marina at 1-705-856-4488 or on the internet at: www.wawasalmonderby.com ...

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Ladies Night Golf – August 15

Number of players – 73 1st in 1st Flight – Toni Rutland, Barb Leschishin, Luan Buckell – 38 2nd in 1st Flight – Lise Noel, Gerry Rose – 39 3rd in 1st Flight – Valerie Levesque, Josee Legault – 40 1st in 2nd Flight – Marcelle Terris, Beth Vachon, Nicole Chapman – 43 2nd in 2nd Flight –  Norma Kauk, ...

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Thursday Morning News – August 16

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 23. Humidex 25. UV index 8 or very high. Marine Weather – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind light becoming northwest 10 knots overnight then increasing to northeast 15 Friday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 20 Friday afternoon. Waves less than one half metre building to one near noon Friday.  

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Wawa Athlete Competes at National Event in Brandon Manitoba

Annika Jozin proudly represented Wawa and local Branch 429 in the Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track and Field 2018 Championships held August 10th – 12th in Brandon, Manitoba. She had just finished competing at the Ontario Summer Games August 2nd – 4th in London, Ontario where she tied for second place in the midget category, jumping 157 cm in ...

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Wednesday Morning News – August 15

Weather – Mainly cloudy. Clearing near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 22. UV index 7 or high. Marine Weather – Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to northeast 10 this morning then becoming light this evening. Wind light Thursday. Waves one half metre subsiding to less than one half metre near noon. News Tidbits – Ian Tamblyn will be playing Rock Island ...

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Highway 631 was closed for search and arrest

On August 10, 2018, at approximately 6:00 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments (Hearst office) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a theft of gas in Beardmore, Ontario. The suspects were travelling eastbound on Highway 11 towards the Town of Hearst in a stolen truck from Sherwood Park, Alberta. The vehicle was observed by members of ...

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Tuesday Morning News – August 14

Weather – Sunny this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 23. Humidex 30. UV index 8 or very high. Marine Weather – Wind southwest 15 knots veering to northwest 15 this morning then to northeast 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northeast 10 Wednesday morning. Waves ...

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Manitouwadge seeking Assistance from public regarding burning truck

On Saturday, August 11th, 2018, at approximately 2:00am officers of the Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted regarding a pick-up truck burning on Pic Road in Manitouwadge. An officer arrived to observe the local Fire department on scene extinguishing the flames on a pick-up truck that was totally engulfed in flames. Investigation revealed the truck to be a 2014, ...

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Monday Morning News – August 13

Weather – Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24. Humidex 28. UV index 8 or ver Marine – Wind south 10 knots increasing to southwest 15 near midnight then diminishing to variable 10 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to north 15 near noon Tuesday. Waves one half metre building to one overnight. Chance of showers Tuesday morning and afternoon with a risk ...

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Men’s Night Golf – August 9

93 Players 1st FLIGHT: Francis Dechamplain, Jessy Dechamplain, Joey Dechamplain-3 under par 33 2nd FLIGHT: Jarret Asselin, Spencer Hall- 2 under par 34 3rdFLIGHT: Ron Rody, Don Humphries, Chris Buckell- 1 under par 35 4th FLIGHT: Eric Levesque, Jim Oleynik, David Jennings – 1 over par 37 5th FLIGHT: Marcel Poulin, Gilbert Bouchard, Dave Castonguay- 1 over par 37 6th ...

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Superior East OPP – Stats for July

During the month of July 2018, the Superior East Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 492 calls for service which included some of the following: 11 Violent related incidents 24 Property related occurrences 7 Drug-related cases 5 Driving Offences 35 Property and vehicle-related crimes 68 Provincial statues related incidents Officers from the Superior East Detachments have also ...

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Did you find an iPhone out picking blueberries?

A lady from Southern Michigan lost an iPhone 7 last Sunday, August 5, out on Steep Hill Dam Road picking blueberries. The phone is in a black case. She explaines that she has some sentimental pictures on it that cannot be replaced. If someone happens to find it while picking, She would greatly appreciate its safe return for a reward. ...

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SAVOIE, Normand

Passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 22, 2018. Beloved husband of Rejeanne Vachon. Loving father of Chantal (Pierre), Richard (Sonia), Martin (Sylvie), Serge (Louise), Robert (Simone), the late Daniel (Denise) and Lucille (Carl). Loving grandfather of Stéphanie (Maxime), Nicholas (Frédérique), Luc (Stéphanie), Guillaume, Mathieu, Jade, Caroline (Michaël), Brandon, Bradley, Patricia and the late Sabrina. Loving great grandfather of Sheldon, Austin, ...

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Hwy 631 OPEN (Hornepayne and Hwy 11) UPDATE

OPP have tweeted that the highway is now open.   Aug 11, 2018 @ 08:00 Ontario511 has a little more information on the closure – There has been nothing more from OPP. Some reports are that travel has been restricted on Hwy 631.   Aug 11, 2018 @ 06:20 OPP have tweeted – there were no other details and no ...

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