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Thursday Morning News – September 21

Weather – Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 21. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight it is expected to clear. Increasing cloudiness after midnight then 30 percent chance of showers before morning. Risk of thunderstorms before morning. Low 13. Marine – Wind light becoming southeast 10 knots early this evening then increasing to southeast 15 near midnight. Wind southeast 15 ...

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Manitou Gold Announces Property Acquisition; Provides Corporate Update

Sep 20, 2017 @ 08:26 Manitou Gold Inc. nnounces that it has agreed to acquire four parcels of land, each covering approximately 40 acres of patented surface and mining rights (for an aggregate of approximately 160 acres) (collectively, the “Property”), located in Jacobsen Township within the Sault Ste. Marie Mining Division (the “Acquisition”).  The Property covers part of the Goudreau –Lochalsh ...

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From the Branch – September 20

So we had our first meeting and things look not bad . The executive are working on a few ideas for fund raising and our ladies auxiliary is having their first luncheon on September 28. And if we can find some fish for fish fry in October we will announce the date later. And already is our trusted Dick Watson ...

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Between the Covers – September 20

Sep 20, 2017 @ 08:07 New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week:  “Dark Rites” by Heather Graham, “Crime Scene” by Jonathan Kellerman, “Fierce Kingdom” by Gin Phillips, & “Deadfall” by Linda Fairstein. New on the seven day non-fiction shelf this week: “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann. After school programs – We will be starting ...

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Wednesday Morning News – September 20

Sep 20, 2017 @ 07:52 Weather – ncreasing cloudiness. 60 percent chance of showers late this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 22. Humidex 28. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight, a few showers ending near midnight then clearing. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening. Fog patches developing overnight. ...

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Wesdome announces Corporate Restructuring

Sep 19, 2017 @ 21:42 Wesdome Gold Mines today announces a corporate restructuring and consequent management changes. Effectively immediately, Philip Ng, Chief Operating Officer, Hemdat Sawh, Chief Financial Officer, George Mannard, Vice President – Exploration, and Benoit Laplante, Vice President – Corporate Development, have departed the Company. In connection with the corporate restructuring, and our efforts to reduce cost profiles, increase ...

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Wawa Man charged with Adult Assault – Spousal

On Monday, September 18, 2017, at approximately 2:30 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a Wawa address regarding an assault complaint. Investigation revealed that an altercation had taken place between a male and a female. As a result a 34 year old Wawa, Ontario male was arrested and charged with the following ...

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Statement on Ontario’s Opioid Strategy

Sep 19, 2017 @ 11:06 The following statement was issued today by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care: “The opioid crisis in Ontario is a tragic and growing issue, one we are continuing to work diligently to combat. As part of our government’s commitment to openness, transparency and evidence-based decision-making, we are continuing to make relevant data widely ...

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Wawa’s Fall Festival

This year’s Fall Festival was the largest yet! The weather was especially nice, and there were over 20 vendors inside, pie eating, Farmer’s Market outside, WAVS BBQ, Wax hands and kids sports! If you missed this, mark your calendar for next year.

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Tuesday Morning News – September 19

Weather – Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early this morning. Clearing this morning. High 20. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight a few clouds are expected. Low 12. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind east 10 knots increasing to east 15 this morning and to southeast 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Wednesday evening. Waves one half metre building ...

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KUHN, Ralph Horst

In Loving Memory of Ralph Horst Kuhn, 60 years. Peacefully, Friday, September 15th, 2017 at Maison McCulloch Hospice, with loving family at his side. Beloved husband of Irene (Bodson) Kuhn and loving father of Amy and Kyle. Cherished son of Horst and Anneliese (Luhr) Kuhn, predeceased. Dear brother of Heidi Ganton (husband Glen), Angie Kuhn, Julie Kuhn (husband Dan Paradis), ...

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Theft of Gas in Chapleau results in Multiple charges for Quebec Woman

On Saturday, September 16, 2017, at approximately 8:20 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment received a report of a theft of gas from a Chapleau gas station. Police were given a description of both the motor vehicle and the female driver. The motor vehicle was later observed approximately 20 kilometres from Wawa on Highway ...

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Wawa Man Charged with Assault/Disturbance on Weekend

On Sunday, September 17, 2017, at approximately 12:45 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a local Wawa address regarding an assault in progress. At the scene investigation revealed that a male had assaulted a female. As a result a 45 year old Wawa. Ontario male was arrested and charged with the following ...

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