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Saturday Morning News – February 25th

heyWeather – with the snow that fell last night be careful walking, as the snow might be hiding icy surfaces. Snow should end late this afternoon with amounts expected of 5 cm. Winds will remain steady northeast 20km with gusts to 40km changing to northwest near noon. It will remain cold with highs of -8, with the wind making it ...

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EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS – Hwy 17, OPEN (14km) south of Wawa

Feb 24, 2017 @ 7:24 p.m. At 6:27 p.m. the OPP Communications Centre tweeted that Highway 17 is now open. There was no press release issued to media.   Feb 24, 2017 @ 5:16 p.m. North Bay OPP Communications Centre has confirmed that the highway is open to one lane. Wawa-news had not received a press release stating that the ...

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Public Skating CANCELLED this weekend

Feb 24, 2017 @ 14:03 The Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre has had to cancel public skating this weekend due to a lack of available skate patrollers. The public skates between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday, February 24th and Sunday, February 26th.

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EDC Hires Wawa Green Project Coordinator

Feb 24, 2017 @ 11:00 Economic Development Wawa is pleased to welcome Mr. Shawn Mahon to the community of Wawa and the EDC Team. Shawn has been recently hired as the Wawa Green Project Coordinator and will continue to implement a variety of projects and events aimed at reducing and conserving energy use in the community, a program which has ...

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LDHC Palliative Care Suite Grand Opening

The Lady Dunn Health Centre held a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of the new Palliative Care Suite. The Suite is a beautiful pair of rooms featuring a mini-livingroom/dining room/kitchen with loveseats that open into beds. The patient’s bed looks very comfortable, and looks much like a beautiful bedroom at home.  When using the suite families can enjoy tv, ...

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SE OPP – Arrest White River Woman

On Monday February 20, 2017 at approximately 1:15 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a White River Ontario address regarding a possible domestic incident. At the scene police interviewed all involved parties. As a result a 51 years old White River woman was arrested and charged with the following offence: Adult Fail ...

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Legion Ladies Luncheon Today – February 23rd!

Are you looking for something quick and tasty? The Legion Ladies of Branch 429 have got you covered. They are holding their monthly luncheon today from 11:30 to 1 p.m. On the menu is two choices: Chili and Toast or a Loaded Poutine (onions, green peppers, mushrooms and bacon) served with your choice of Beef Barley Soup or Caesar Salad. ...

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Thursday Morning News – February 23rd

Weather – Mainly cloudy this morning with a 70% chance of flurries this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light this morning. Temperature falling to minus 3 this morning then rising. It is currently -1. Roads –  17 Sault Saint Marie North Limits to Montreal River Bridge bare and wet road with snow covered sections. Poor visibility. 2017-02-23 5:22 17 Montreal ...

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Did you lose this beauty? UPDATE

Feb 22, 2017 @ 17:15 – The owners have been located! Feb 22, 2017 @ 12:28 – We had a beautiful white female dog show up at the Wesdome office this morning. I have her inside as I’m concerned with the business of Mission Road! Could you please post her on the site? I can be reached at 705-856-2718 ext 200 or ...

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OPP Warns people to ‘think’ before they venture out onto the ice

Feb 22, 2017 @ 16:18 The North East Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is warning people to think twice before venturing onto any ice surface. Environmental conditions have varied over the past few days and bodies of water that were once safe to walk on, or to travel on with vehicles or machines, are no longer strong enough to hold the ...

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Between the Covers – February 22

Feb 22, 2017 @ 16:00 New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “What’s left behind” by Gail Bowen, “The wrong side of goodbye” by Michael Connelly, “Island of glass” by Nora Roberts, and “The nowhere man” by Gregg Hurwitz. Youth Intern Program – Natasha Bucknell is our new Youth Intern. Natasha is available to help with any computer needs, ...

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Morning News – February 22nd

Feb 22, 2017 @ 07:29 Weather – There is a fog advisory in place from Montreal River Harbour east to North Bay. Today Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries changing to 60 percent chance of rain showers this morning. Risk of freezing drizzle early this morning. High plus 5. Tonight Periods of rain mixed with snow changing to snow after midnight. ...

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OPP Update on Hwy 17 CLOSURE

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment are advising motorist that due to local heavy rainfall a section of Highway 17 approximately 15 kilometers North of Wawa has been washed out, as a result the Highway between Wawa and White River will remain closed until further notice. The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) have been notified and will attend the ...

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