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The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation Thanks Northern Lights Ford

  On December 3rd, 2019, the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation, along with its partner Northern Lights Ford kicked off the giving season with its GivingTuesday appeal.  The Foundation’s goal was to raise $1,000 in 24 hours and Northern Lights Ford agreed to match up to $250 if the goal was reached.  Thanks to the support of donors, the goal ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – December 13

Team Rank Wins G.P. McCOY, Joe 1 5 6 TERRIS, Tom 1 5 6 HALL, Dave 3 3 6 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 3 5 KLOCKARS, Anna Lisa 3 3 5 BUCKELL, Chris 6 2 6 LESCHISHIN, Mark 7 1 6 TURMELLE, Katherine 7 1 6   Note: Games Start 7:00 PM. Games – Thursday December 19, 2019   Ice 1 ...

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Former Soo Greyhound Turned Drug Dealer

I have been asked many times to write some articles on former Hounds that have entertained our local fan base over the years. We have been entertained by them and have seen them mature into fine young men. They have inspired are young ones and to give them credit is only fair. My pharmacist Jake McCracken is one of those ...

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Hwy 17 – (Wawa to Batchewana Bay) OPEN

Dec 12, 2019 @ 10:12 After 27 hours of closure due to weather conditions, Highway 17 between Wawa and Batchawana has been reopened. Please drive with care. Remember that the moose are out and about – two have been killed between Wawa and White River this morning, and one last night. Dec 12, 2019 @ 05:16 Highway  17 remains closed ...

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Des échanges intergénérationnels à l’école Sacré-Cœur

  Le 6 décembre dernier, des membres du club Maria Chapdelaine de Chapleau ont rendu visite aux élèves de l’école Sacré-Cœur (Chapleau) pour jouer des parties de cribbage. Tous les participants se sont bien amusés lors de ces parties intergénérationnels. Les joueurs débutants ont bénéficié grandement de jouer avec des joueurs plus chevronnés dans le partage de trucs et d’astuces. ...

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Intergenerational exchange at École Sacré-Coeur

  On December 6, members of Chapleau’s Maria Chapdelaine Club visited the students of École Sacré-Coeur (Chapleau) to play a few games of cribbage. All the participants had a great deal of fun during this intergenerational exchange. Younger  players greatly benefited from playing with more experienced players who generously shared tips and tricks. Members of the Club Maria Chapdelaine will ...

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Private Member’s Bill to create Poet Laureate of Ontario in memory of Ford Downie

On Thursday, NDP MPP for Windsor-Tecumseh, Percy Hatfield, will debate his private member’s bill to create a Poet Laureate of Ontario, and establish the role in memory of Gord Downie, late frontman of The Tragically Hip. The  beloved singer and iconic frontman for the Juno Award-winning Kingston band, Downie was also a published poet.   “Naming the Poet Laureate Bill after ...

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Thursday Morning News – December 12

Weather – Flurries. Local amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 10. Wind chill minus 25 this morning and minus 14 this afternoon. Tonight – A few flurries ending this evening then mainly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 14. Wind chill minus 15 this evening and minus 20 overnight. 4:53 AM EST Thursday 12 ...

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Red Pine Exploration Announces Increased Interest in Wawa Gold Project

Red Pine Exploration Inc. is pleased to announce that its ownership interest in its gold mineral property near Wawa, Ontario has increased from 60% to 64.5% as a result of Red Pine’s joint venture partner, Citabar Limited Partnership’s  election under the joint venture agreement effective August 15, 2015, a copy of which is filed under the Company’s profile on www.SEDAR.com, not ...

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Snow Squall Warning Continues from Lake Superior Park to Searchmont

Dec 12, 2019 @ 05:15 4:53 AM EST Thursday 12 December 2019 Snow squall warning in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow squalls continue this morning. Snow squalls will persist for areas east of Lake Superior this morning. An additional 10 to 15 cm of accumulation will be possible locally. ...

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Snow Squall Warnings and Watches

Dec 11, 2019 @ 09:43 9:07 AM EST Wednesday 11 December 2019 Snow squall warning in effect for: Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow squalls continuing today. Local snowfall amounts of 15 cm will be possible today. Gusty winds will accompany these snow squalls at times, resulting in periods of blowing snow. These snow squalls will continue ...

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Ladies Curling Standings – December 3

Team Rank Wins GP LESCHISHIN, Barb 1 4 4 RAINVILLE, Heather 1 4 4 BONITZKE, Wendy 3 3 4 MATHIAS, Dannette 3 3 4 SPENCER, Diane 3 3 4 TAVELLA, Debbie 3 3 5 BUSSINEAU, Denise 7 2 4 PARSONS, Rochelle 8 1 5 SIMPSON, Laryssa 8 1 4

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A Delicious Luncheon was enjoyed by all

  If you didn’t head out to the United Church’s annual Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon you missed a delicious meal.   You also missed some wonderful baking and if there was a hole in your Christmas tree – there were lots of Christmas decorations to be found. The ladies offered three choices of sandwiches, and three soups. There was even ...

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Between the Covers – December 11

Our New Books on the Seven-Day Shelf this week are: “The Giver of Stars” by Jojo Moyes, “Bloody Genius” by John Sanford, “Gilka’s Journey” by Heather Morris and “A Christmas Gathering” by Anne Perry. STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER ARE; “ Sarah’s Key” by Tatiana DeRosnay, “The Absent One” by Jussi Adler Olsen, “Me Before You” by Jojo ...

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