Local News

Wawa Firefighters hold Annual Food Drive Today

The Michipicoten Volunteer Firefighters’ Association, St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School Staff and the Wawa Mustangs Female Hockey Team will be conducting a food drive on Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Legion Christmas Hamper Fund. If you will not be home during that time, you may ...

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Tuesday Night Bowling – December 11

Stats for December 11th Tuesday Night Mixed Bowling League: Team Standings: Tied for first place is Incredi-Bowls and Black Thunder with 24 points Bowler of the week: Nick Veldt with 79 pins over average. TEAM LEADERS: High Series: Mafia 3821 High Single: Incredi-bowls 1338 INDIVIDUAL LEADERS: Men’s Series Flat: Jake Casavant 733 Men’s Single Flat: Jake Casavant 301 Ladies Series ...

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Christmas Season Schedule at St. Monica’s

An Advent Retreat is planned for Monday, December 17th – Wednesday, December 19th, beginning at 7:00 p.m. each evening. The retreat will be approximately 45 minutes long each evening. All are welcome! Christmas Eve Masses will be at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The 5:00 p.m. is traditionally the Children’s Mass with a dramatization of the Christmas story by the ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – December 14

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 6 6 McCOY, Joe 2 4 5 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 4 6 BUCKELL, Chris 4 3 5 HALL, Dave 5 2 5 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lise 5 2 5 SPENCER, Diane 5 2 5 BOYD, Katherine 8 1 6 HOFFMANN, Jim 9 0 5 Schedule for Thursday – December 20, 2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Wawa Fire Department extinguish a Fire on Arnott Street

  Yesterday evening the Wawa Fire Department was called to a residence on Arnott Street. Flames were visible along the back of the residence. Firefighters worked to extinguish the small blaze which damaged the building. The fumes from the burning siding could be smelt as far away as Queen’s Park.  

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Friday Morning News – December 14

Weather – Today will be mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. High plus 2. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Clearing this evening. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light this evening. Low minus 7. Wind chill minus 5 in the evening and minus 10 overnight. News Tidbits ...

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Superior East OPP – Snowmobile Safety

Winter is upon us and with that, comes the snowmobiling season. The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to provide some safety reminders to members of the public seeking to enjoy this snowmobiling season. For young people who have obtained a motorized snow vehicle operator’s licence (MSVOL), please be mindful of the following; Those under 12 ...

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Superior East OPP Hornepayne – Traffic Stop results in Criminal Charges

On Friday December 7, 2018 at approximately 5:00 p.m., a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Hornepayne) Detachment conducted a traffic stop on Fourth Avenue in Hornepayne, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, Johnathan WON (23) of Hornepayne, Ontario was arrested and charged with the following; Driving while Disqualified – court order, contrary to section 259(4) ...

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SE OPP White River Charge Driver after collision and fire

On Monday December 10, 2018, at approximately 5:00 a.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 approximately 15km south of White River, Ontario. After leaving the roadway and entering the ditch, the motor vehicle caught fire and was fully consumed. Both occupants were able to escape from the ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – December 12

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. Thurs. Dec. 13 Worship Committee 2 p.m. Sat. Dec 15 Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3 p.m. in the Family Room Sun. Dec. 16 ...

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From the Branch – December 12

Here are a few reminders from our President Membership meeting Thursday, December 13 at 7.00 pm in the clubroom.. The Executive meeting is at 6.00 pm, this is the last meeting of the year so please attend. Cookie walk on December 15 from 11.00 am till 1.00 p.m. Members and Ladies Auxiliary please bring 6 dozen cookies for sale. Ladies ...

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Harte Gold provides Operations and Exploration Update

Harte Gold provided the following update on its commercial operations and exploration activities. HIGHLIGHTS The Sugar Zone Mill complex is achieving consistent throughput of 575 tonnes per day. Over 24,000 tonnes of material has been processed through the mill year-to-date. The Company is on track to declare commercial production by year-end. A flotation concentrate at higher than expected grades is being ...

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Wednesday Morning News – December 12

Weather- Today will be mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries with risk of freezing drizzle. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 2. Wind chill minus 13 in the morning and minus 6 in the afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight Cloudy with 60 percent chance of freezing drizzle or flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady ...

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Council Meeting tonight – December 11

There will be a Regular Council Meeting Agenda Tuesday, December 11, 2018 in Council Chambers 6:00 p.m. (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) PRESENTATIONS (3) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 3.1 Approval of the Agenda (resolution) (4) ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS 4.1 Regular Council Meeting – Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at 6:00 ...

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