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KONTSCHIEDER, Ann Elizabeth

It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the peaceful passing of Ann Elizabeth Kontschieder of Wawa on Friday, December 18, 2020 at the Lady Dunn Health Centre at the age of 92 years.   She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 62 years, Edward and by her “one and only” daughter, Elizabeth. She is ...

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EGAN, Brian

Passed away suddenly on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at the age of 76 years. Beloved husband of Ellen for 54 years. Great dad of Kimberly Duguay (Eric), John Egan (Cathy Ward), Chantal Scott (Wesley McLeod) and Danielle Dorosh (Marly). Loved papa of Michael, Christopher, Austen, Kailie, Cody, Lucas, Jack and Xander. Big papa of Paisley, Bentley, Brian, Knox, Kade and ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Traffic Stop results in Drug and Currency Seizure & Arrests

On December 18, 2020, a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 101 west of Chapleau. At approximately 10:12 a.m., the officer observed a vehicle traveling at approximately 119 km/h in an 80 km/h zone. A traffic stop was initiated and the vehicle pulled over. While speaking with the ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Investigate Fatal Collision – Deceased Identified

On December 18, 2020, at approximately 11:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 approximately 10 kilometers south of Wawa. Officers arrived on scene and found that a single tractor-trailer had struck a rock-cut. The driver of the vehicle, William MAGNUSSON, ...

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Changes in public health region classifications for Monday morning

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and local medical officers of health, is moving six public health regions to new levels. Based on the latest data, the following public health regions will move from their current level in the framework to the following levels effective Monday, December 21, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. with Peel ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Investigate Fatal Collision

On December 18, 2020, at approximately 11:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 approximately 10 kilometers south of Wawa. Officers arrived on scene and found that a single tractor-trailer had struck a rock-cut. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced ...

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Merry Christmas from St. Monica’s Parish

Merry Christmas from St. Monica’s Parish! Due to current strict COVID-19 guidelines, our Christmas Eve masses will be restricted to parishioners and guests who have pre-registered for the services. We pray that by this time next year, the COVID-19 Pandemic will have been controlled, and once again we can welcome everyone to our Christmas Eve services. Enjoy the Christmas season ...

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LDHCF Announces Catch the Ace – Week 14 Winner

Congratulations to Josee McCoy, winner of Week 14 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The Foundation is happy to announce that the progressive jackpot continues to grow; it sits at $8,238 as Week 15 begins.   Here are the final numbers for week #14: Weekly Pot: $753, and Progressive Pot: $8,238 Winner: Josee McCoy, with envelope #13, Queen of ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Couple charged with Failure to comply with release order

On December 14, 2020, at approximately 10:40 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded the report of two individuals breaching their court-ordered conditions not to be with one another. As a result of the investigation, a 27-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with: Failure to comply with release order – other ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Wawa Resident charged with Spousal Assault

On December 13, 2020, at approximately 4:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 55-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC) (Two Counts). The ...

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The LDHC Foundation Thanks the Algoma Motel & Wines

The LDHC Foundation received a generous donation of $1000 from the Algoma Motel & Wines. Thank you so much to Jeff Smith for being a strong supporter of the local hospital Foundation. This donation will help fund the current campaign, $125,000 to purchase a washer/sterilizer and disinfector for the Medical Device Reprocessing Department. Up-to-date technology in all departments will allow ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Male charged after traffic stop

On December 12, 2020, at approximately 3:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on general patrol in Wawa. Officers performed a traffic stop on Third Avenue and the investigation revealed that the driver was on conditions not to operate a motor vehicle. As a result, Kristopher MOKROER-MAKOWSKI, 29 years-of-age, from Wawa, was arrested ...

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East Algoma OPP – Practice Safe Winter Driving Habits

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the motoring public to practice safe winter driving habits. Snow and freezing temperatures will create some hazardous driving conditions.   Motorists are reminded to completely clear the snow off their vehicles and to ensure visibility in all directions before heading out onto the roadway. Especially the windshield. A buildup of ...

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Happenings at First United Church – Fourth Sunday of Advent

Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for 20 December 2020. 2 Samuel 7: 1-11, 16   Who will build God’s house? Luke 1: 47-55                Song of Mary.          or Psalm 89: 1-4, 19-26   I will sing of God’s steadfast love. Romans 16: 25-27        Glory to the only wise God, through Jesus Christ. Luke ...

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