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OSTERMEIER, Agnes

1930-2022 Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Sunday May 22, 2022 at the age of 91 years. Predeceased by her husband Max. She was the loving mother of George and caregiver for Lumpy the turtle dove. Agnes had a love of nature and a passion for doing outdoor activities such as fishing and skiing. She was ...

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Morning News – May 24

May 24, 2025 at 07:56 Weather: Frost Advisory Today – Sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this morning. High 14. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Clear. Low plus 2 with risk of frost. Forest Fire Update: There are six active fires in the Northeast Region (the last update from the MNRF was May 22nd). There are no local ...

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Frost Advisory for Tonight – May 23rd

May 23, 2022 at 09:29 At 9:22 this morning, Environment Canada issued a frost advisory for: Wawa – White River – Pukaskwa Sault Ste. Marie – Superior East Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake. Environment Canada cautions that patchy frost is expected again tonight. As the sun rises Tuesday morning, temperatures are expected to rise quickly. Gardeners should cover up plants, especially ...

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Missing Aircraft Located

At 8:45 p.m. Sunday, May 22nd, Superior East OPP issued the following: On April 24, 2022, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) launched a missing person investigation following a ten-day search for an aircraft that went off radar on April 14, 2022. The Piper Comanche was in transit from Delhi, Ontario, to Marathon when ...

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Wawa’s Superheroes 

The Kindergarten class at Sir James Dunn Public School got to meet some real life superheroes last week.  We know that if we call 911 with an emergency one or more of these superheroes will help us out. Constable Nickle showed us the tools that police officers need to help people and keep themselves safe.   Fire Chief Sabourin showed ...

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Morning News – May 21

May 21, 2025 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Cloudy with 30% chance of showers. High 10. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Cloudy. 30% chance of showers early this evening. Low plus 3. Forest Fire Update: There are ten active fires in the Northeast Region. Local fires are: Chapleau 3 is a 15 hectare fire located approximately 15 kilometres ...

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Hwy 17 (Wawa to Sault Ste. Marie) OPEN

May 20, 2022 at 16:10 The highway has been reopened. May 20, 2022 at 13:53 A collision on Highway 17 between MacIntyre Road (North Entrance/Hwy 7045 Heyden) and Trout Lake Road has closed the highway. The highway was closed at 12:33 p.m.   A collision on Highway 17 between MacIntyre Road (North Entrance/Hwy 7045 Heyden) and Trout Lake Road has ...

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Vivre une expérience artistique inoubliable

Les élèves de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) inscrits au cours d’Arts visuels 11e année ont vécu une première expérience artistique dans le processus de fabrication en argile. Lors de cette activité, Mme Cynthia Jozin, propriétaire de Green Cabin Pottery, a décrit son parcours artistique et a expliqué les étapes du processus de création ainsi que les techniques utilisées dans la ...

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An unforgettable artistic experience offered to students

Students École secondaire Saint-Joseph High School (Wawa) registered in the grade 11 visual arts course had their first artistic experience in the clay manufacturing process. During this activity, Ms. Cynthia Jozin, owner of Green Cabin Pottery, described her artistic journey and explained the stages of the creative process as well as the techniques used in the manufacture of her works. ...

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Morning News – May 20

May 19, 2025 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Periods of rain or drizzle ending this afternoon then cloudy. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High 13 with temperature falling to 7 this afternoon. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Wind southwest 30 km/h becoming light near midnight. Low ...

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OPP offer reward to solve 1990 Manitouwadge Murder

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are now offering a substantial reward for information on the unsolved murder of a Manitouwadge resident 32 years ago. Members of the OPP Criminal investigation Branch (CIB) unveiled this initiative with a goal of providing resolution to Catherine Elizabeth GOWAN’s family and community. On the morning of July 8, 1990, police were notified that 15-year-old GOWAN ...

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Algoma District School Board Re-Affirms Commitment to Human Rights, Equity and Reconciliation

The Algoma District School Board is engaged in collaboration with students, staff, families and community partners to develop, implement and monitor a plan to uphold and promote human rights and equity for all school community members and to support Reconciliation. At its regular Board Meeting Tuesday night, Trustees were provided an overview of the work currently underway, which included a ...

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Fellinger Brothers to Play in Centennial Cup

Former Wawa Minor Hockey players Kolby and Austin Fellinger are on their way to Estavan, SK to play in the Centennial Cup, Canada’s Junior A National hockey championship. The Soo Thunderbirds Jr A hockey team was crowned NOJHL champions in the twelve-team league. Kolby is a tough, quick defensive blue liner who specializes in the penalty kill. Austin, an affiliate ...

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Morning News – May 19

May 19, 2025 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Showers ending early this morning then cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. High 12. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning late this evening. Fog patches developing after midnight. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Temperature steady near 10. COVID Statistics: Current Previous Change from previous report ...

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