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Wednesday Morning News – December 18

Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 20. Wind chill minus 36 this morning and minus 26 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness. Flurries beginning overnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 23 with temperature rising to minus 19 by morning. Wind chill minus 28 this evening. ...

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Extreme Cold Warning for White River – Dubreuilville

5:06 AM EST Wednesday 18 December 2019 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: White River – Dubreuilville Wind chill values of minus 40 are expected early this morning. Extreme cold puts everyone at risk. Watch for cold related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes. Cover up. Frostbite can ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charge Chapleau man with Operation while impaired

On December 13, 2019, at approximately 10:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a complaint of a possible impaired driver in Chapleau, Ontario. Police located the vehicle at approximately 11:05 p.m. and performed a traffic stop. During the conversation with police, the odour of alcohol was detected emanating from the driver’s breath. The ...

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Make Fire Safety a Holiday Tradition

With temperatures dropping and the holiday season upon us, ensure that festivities are both happy and safe by making fire safety a priority. “While enjoying this festive time with friends, families and loved ones, keep fire safety in mind,” said Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General. “By following a few seasonal safety tips, we can help ensure our homes are fire free, and ...

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Men’s Curling – December 17

Team Rank Wins GP FAHRER, Tom 1 6 7 LESCHISHIN, Mark 1 6 7 TERRIS, Tom 3 4 6 RODY Ron 3 4 7 BUMSTEAD, Aaron 5 2 6 McCOY, Joe 5 2 7 MITRIKAS, Erik 5 2 7 TERRIS, Travis – ESC 8 1 7   Curling resumes on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Have a Merry ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory – Lake Superior Provincial Park to Searchmont

5:05 AM EST Tuesday 17 December 2019 Weather advisory in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for today. Lake effect snow from Lake Superior will weaken this morning. A brief period of heavy snow and reduced visibility is then expected early this afternoon as a ...

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Tuesday Morning News – December 17

Weather – A few flurries ending near noon then mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 8 with temperature falling to minus 13 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 11 this morning and minus 19 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind ...

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Schreiber OPP Issue Public Alert to Travellers

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Schreiber Detachment are issuing a public alert in relation to a theft of gas incident that occurred today, December 16, 2019 in Terrace Bay, Ontario.   The Schreiber Detachment located the suspect vehicle that was involved in the theft; in a ditch; down a side road near the community of Pays Plat. The two suspects; believed ...

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Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad

“Maybe we can talk all night, but that ain’t getting us nowhere”. I am not quite sure if singer Meatloaf wrote this song as a prophecy for your Hounds, but in any event it’s fitting.Fitting as the Hounds won two of three games during the most recent homestand. The Soo Greyhounds missed a prime opportunity though, to vault into a playoff ...

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Starbirth

  The stars we see on a clear night have been burning for millions or billions of years. But how did they come to be? Stars, like our sun, are created from vast interstellar clouds of gas and dust called a nebula. These stellar objects can measure more than a hundred light-years in length. Over time smaller clouds in the ...

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A Tiny Christmas Village

Nestled in the family recroom at the home of Ron and Mary Chalmers at 45 Churchill Avenue is the most beautifully displayed Christmas village.  The village began to take shape 30 years ago when Mary received the first piece (a bed and breakfast house) as a Christmas gift.  The village was originally set up for their son and is now ...

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Monday Morning News – December 16

Weather – Flurries ending late this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of flurries. Risk of snow squalls this morning. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming northwest 20 near noon. High minus 4 with temperature falling to minus 10 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 10 this ...

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BERGERON, Carol

Passed away peacefully at the F.J. Davey Home, surrounded by her family on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at the age of 83. Loving mother of Gaëtan (Betty), Ginette (Bob), Gaston, André (Ruth), Linda (Alan) and Charmaine (Grainger). Predeceased by her son Mario. Proud grandmother and great grandmother. Carol will be fondly missed by all her brothers and sisters. Never forgotten ...

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Today is the 2019 Annual Hamper Holiday Food Drive

Today the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department along with staff from St. Joseph French Immersion School will be going door-to-door in Wawa and in the Mission, collecting food and donations for the Christmas Hamper Fund from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. They are accepting non-perishable food items as well as monetary donations. Listen for the sirens or leave your donation visible ...

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