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Sir James Dunn – Sports Flash

Jan 23, 2018 @ 18:28 The 23rd Annual Wawa Cup Elementary School Soccer Tournament was held on October 4th at the Michipicoten Community Centre sports field and hosted by Sir James Dunn. Seven teams from Wawa, Chapleau, Hornepayne and Dubreuilville vied for the coveted cup throughout the day. After round-robin, quarter-finals, semi-finals and championship games, Sir James Dunn won the ...

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Wawa Men’s Curling Standings – January 23

Jan 23, 2018 @ 08:21 Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 8 9 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 7 8 MOORE, Bruce 3 5 10 McCOY, Joe 4 4 9 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 4 4 10 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 4 10 DERESKI, Louis 7 3 9 YOUNG, Paul 8 2 9 GAMES SCHEDULE – January 29, 2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Minor Traffic Delays expected this morning at Old Woman Bay Hill

Jan 23, 2018 @ 08:12 Late last night a southbound transport failed to navigate the bottom curve of the Old Woman Hill, jackknifed and landed in the ditch (lake side). There were no injuries in this event, but there was massive damage to the cab. In the photograph you can see that the cab appears to be off the tractor ...

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Tuesday Morning News – January 23

Jan 23, 2018 @ 07:50 Weather Today Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High minus 16. Wind chill minus 32. Tonight A few clouds. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late this evening. Low minus 24. Wind chill minus 32.   Roads 2018-01-23 – early morning ...

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OPP & OFSC Kick Off Safe Snowmobile Week

Jan 22, 2018 @ 13:03 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 27 snowmobile deaths during the 2016-2017 season, marking the highest number of fatalities since the winter of 2003-2004. Last season was also the worst on record for snowmobilers whose ride took a tragic turn while travelling on frozen waterways. One third (9) of last season’s victims died as ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Woman charged after altercation

Jan 22, 2018 @ 11:21 On Sunday January 21, 2018 at approximately 8:00 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a Wawa address regarding a report of a dispute. At the scene investigation revealed that an altercation had taken place between a female and a male. As a result a 29 year old ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Male arrested after altercation

Jan 22, 2018 @ 10:12 On Friday January 19, 2018 at approximately 10:15 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a Wawa address regarding a report of a dispute. At the scene investigation revealed that an altercation had taken place between a male and a female. As a result a 21 year old ...

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News from the Park – Change Privatization

Jan 22, 2018 @ 10:02 Those of you who are sports fans have often read or heard comments from athletes who are heading into a situation where they just know something is about to happen. They often say they can smell or taste big changes coming in the air. Lately, I have been having such feelings myself, but for me, ...

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Monday Morning News – January 22

  Jan 22, 2018 @ 07:58 Weather Today Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High minus 9. Wind chill minus 27 this morning. Tonight Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 50. Low minus 21. Wind chill minus 30.   Roads 101 Timmins to Highway ...

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Snow Storm expected to begin Monday afternoon between Wawa and Soo

Jan 21, 2018 @ 14:36 If you are heading to the Soo Monday or perhaps Tuesday you may wish to keep an eye on the weather and road conditions. Environment Canada has been warning of this storm since early Saturday morning. They have been saying that a winter storm will begin Monday afternoon and continue into Tuesday, “A Colorado low ...

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Saturday Morning News – January 20

  If you are in the Soo today, the NOP Algoma-Manitoulin Candidate, Tommy Lee and the Interim President of the Sault Ste Marie Riding Association, Sandy Holmberg will be co-hosting a Northern Ontario Party meeting regarding their plans for the upcoming election.

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Wawa Mixed Curling Standings – January 19

Jan 19, 2018 @ 11:21 Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 8 8 BOYD, Katherine 2 5 9 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 5 8 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 4 8 SZEKELY, Marc 4 4 8 HALL, Jennifer 6 3 9 SPENCER, Reg 6 3 9 McCOY, Joe 8 2 9 Schedule for Thursday – January 25,  2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Carol Hughes – Michipicoten Island Caribou

Jan 19, 2018 @ 10:22 Anyone familiar with the plight of woodland caribou on Michipicoten Island will know that the animals have been threatened to the point that their future is very much in doubt.  While there have been opportunities to preserve the herd in its place, the province chose to pursue another solution that has those closest to the ...

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Freezing drizzle for this afternoon

Jan 19, 2018 @ 10:10 Environment Canada is still calling for freezing rain, but expects that it will be patchy. “Patchy freezing drizzle is occurring this morning and more wintry precipitation including snow, ice pellets and a risk of freezing rain, is expected this afternoon and taper off this evening. Latest analysis suggests that any freezing rain occurring this afternoon ...

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Friday Morning News – January 19

Jan 19, 2018 @ 07:02 Weather Today Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries this morning. Ice pellets at times mixed with snow beginning this afternoon. Risk of freezing rain late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High zero. Tonight Ice pellets at times mixed with snow ending late this evening then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. ...

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