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DAVID, Marie Evelyn

Passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, March 3, 2017 at the age of 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Jimmy David. Loving mother of Kim Blaser (Hans) and Lisa Mercier (Gary). Dear sister of Edward Nyman (late Georgina), Ann Hicks, late Carl Nyman (Veronica), late Bobby Nyman (Elaine), late Bill Nyman (Patricia). She will be lovingly remembered by ...

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Fish are coming in – Leaderboard!

Mar 4, 2017 @ 12:36 The Wawa Ice Fishing Derby is underway. Fishing began on Wawa Lake, Hawk Lake and Manitowik Lake. This year offers a new prize schedule, there are 18 major prizes (six identical prizes for each of the three fishing lakes, Wawa, Hawk & Manitowik). A successful angler who wins a major prize will be awarded only one ...

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Wawa Family Health Team donates to Digital Radiography Upgrade

Mar 4, 2017 @ 10:35 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation is pleased to announce that net proceeds from the 2017 Women’s Gala ‘Keep Calm and Party On’ held on February 3rd, 2017 was generously donated to the Foundation. The healthy donation of $2,421.00 will go towards the Digital Radiography upgrade in the x-ray room.  Since the Gala began in ...

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Saturday Morning News – March 4

Mar 4, 2017 @ 08:47 Weather – Mainly sunny today with increasing cloudiness this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 7. Wind chill minus 31 this morning. UV index 3 or moderate. Roads 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-04 4:02 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi partly snow packed 2017-03-04 5:20 547 Highway 101 to Hawk ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – March 3rd

Mar 3, 2017 @ 06:45 Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 10 13 MOORE, Bruce 2 9 14 LESCHISHIN, Mark 3 8 14 McHARDY, Jim 3 8 14 YOUNG, Paul 3 8 14 HOFFMANN, Jim 6 6 13 DERESKI, Louis 6 6 14 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 8 5 15 RODY, Ron 9 3 15 NEXT GAMES – Monday, March ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – March 3rd

Mar 3, 2017 @ 06:42 Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 16 16 BESNER, Yvan 2 10 16 SPENCER, Reg 2 10 16 LESCHISHIN, Mark 4 8 15 McCOY, Joe 4 8 16 HOFFMANN, Jim 6 7 15 BOYD, Katherine 7 3 16 SZEKELY, Marc 8 1 16 GAMES SCHEDULE for March 9, 2017 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice ...

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Friday Morning News – March 3rd

Mar 3, 2017 @ 06:26 Weather – It is quite chilly outside this morning, bundle up because it is a cool -27. it is expected to be a mix of sun and cloud today with a 30% chance of flurries by the afternoon. The wind will become northwest 20 km/h this afternoon with a chilly high of -13. Roads  101 Highway 651 ...

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Thursday Morning News – March 2

Mar 2, 2017 @ 06:34 Weather – Sunny this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries late this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High minus 11. Wind chill minus 27 this morning. Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road with bare and wet road, partly snow ...

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WFD Called to Possible Fire on Hwy 17N this morning

Early this morning the Wawa Fire Department was called to a transport trailer about 15 kilometres north of Wawa on Highway 17. The transport driver had removed the tractor from the trailer as a precaution, and the smell of burnt brakes was heavy in the air. There was no fire though.  OPP remained at the scene, providing traffic control.

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Northern Credit Union – Wawa Branch holds Annual Branch Meeting

Mar 1, 2017 @ 13:38 Monday evening, February 27, 2017, the Northern Credit Union – Wawa Branch held its Annual Branch Meeting. Delegate Board Chair Ulo Pihelgas was the chair for the meeting, and welcomed all; Branch Manager Liz Talian-Clarke and her staff. Fourteen branch members attended the meeting, The minutes for the last Annual Branch Meeting were accepted with a ...

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Sir James Dunn Amalgamation Meeting Tonight

Mar 1, 2017 @ 09:13 In 2003 the Algoma District School Board’s (ADSB) assessed all 63 schools and facilities. That data was entered into a School Facilities Information System (SFIS) database in 2005, and a capital plan was developed and released in late 2006. That capital plan is revised yearly. On June 14, 2016, at its regular Board meeting, the Board approved ...

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Between the Covers – March 1

Mar 1, 2017 @ 08:40   New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “The girl before” by J.P. Delaney, “Fatal” by John Lescroart, “The mistress” by Danielle Steel, and “This was a man” by Jeffrey Archer.   Youth Intern Program – Natasha Bucknell is our Youth Intern. Natasha is available to help with any computer needs, whether ...

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Happenings at First United Church – February 28

Mar 1, 2017 @ 08:27 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern, please leave a message on the answering at the Church – 705-856-2926. Wed. March 01 Ash Wednesday – the first day of Lent which lasts until Easter. Thurs. March 02 ...

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