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Zachary Lucky & Jordan Kuntz to Play Rock Island Tonight!

Aug 11, 2011 @ 12:15 Playing tonight are two talented artists, Zachary Lucky and Jordan Kurtz (Fisticuffs). Zachary Lucky, a prairie folk artist based out of Saskatoon, is back for a repeat performance, he played Rock Island last August. Jordan Kurtz (aka Fisticuffs) is an award winning singer/songwriter also Saskatoon. His bio says that he’s “been called “Post-Folk,” “Garage-Folk,” and ...

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DERASP, Norman Rheal ‘Norm’

1958 – 2011 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Norman Rheal Derasp at his home on August 1, 2011 at the age of 53 years. Norman was born in Wawa, Ontario on May 13, 1958 to parents Rita and Arcade Derasp. He had a passion for music, fishing, camping and spending time ...

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BRYAN, Percy

Peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at the age of 91 years. Beloved husband of Margaret for nearly 63 years. Wonderful, loving and caring dad of David Bryan (Kelly Carloss) and Pamela Lobban (Robert). Precious grandfather of Felicia, Breanna, Cody, Samantha Boyce (Mike), Stephanie, Thomas, the late Sharon and the late Nicole. Son of ...

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STOCKTON, Garrett ‘Gary’

Peacefully at the Lady Dunn Long Term Care with daughters Brenda and Victoria at his side, Easter morning, April 24th, 2011. Gary will be greatly missed by his children, Tom (Hazel), Brenda (Marcus), Roger (Cathy), Michele (Brett), Victoria (Glen), and David (Darla). His grandchildren Katherine, Cameron, Braedon, Garrett, Kaley, Brianna, Aspen, Wyatt, Peyton, Rhiannon (Steve), Kara (Tyler) Kyle and his ...

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BUSSINEAU, Joseph John Frederic ‘John’

Passed away with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Saturday, February 12, 2011, at the age of 75 years.  Beloved husband of Clair (nee Penno) for almost 50 years.  Loving father of Lane Bussineau (Denise), Jeff Bussineau (Rose) and Cindy Dumont (Rene).  Proud and loving grandpa of Dillon, Brandon, Michael, James, Rabecca and Makenah. ...

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Wawa Elects First Woman Mayor!

Publish on: Oct 25, 2010 Wawa has elected its new mayor and council for the next four years. In a history making, neck and neck race, Linda Nowicki led by a mere 27 votes or 2% when the final votes were tallied. Linda will become Wawa’s first woman Mayor in December. For Council, Holly Morrison-Smith, Yvan Besner, Ron Rody and ...

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Zachary Lucky & Sean Craib-Petkau to Play Rock Island Tonight!

Aug 25, 2010 @ 12:17 Zachary says “I’m a prairie folk artist based out of Saskatoon, SK. This fall I will be touring coast to coast along with another folk artist from around these parts. We’re going to be doing close to 50 shows in the two month span, and we would really love to bring our stories and songs ...

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Veteran’s Memorial Board

This wall at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre is dedicated by a grateful community in memory of those who served courageously with Canadian and Allied Forces during World War I (1914-1918), World War II (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953) and peacekeeping. World War I Bill Atkinson, Reno Berdusco, Howard Bryan, William Fox, Fred Jones, Lorne Mahoney, Eric Monroe, William Penno, Wilfred Portugais, Frank Sherlock, ...

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SADLER, Mary

May 9, 1941 – February 22nd, 2009 Surrounded by her loving family at home in Belle Vallee, Ontario, Mary Mildred Sadler was welcomed into the arms of her beloved Saviour Jesus Christ, after a courageous battle with ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease ) on Sunday, February 22nd,  2009. In 1941, Mary was born to the ...

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Happy Birthday Henry!

Jan 12, 2009 @ 13:11 Happy Birthday, Henry! Henry Hechler is celebrating his 75th birthday today (January 12).  Happy Birthday, Dad! Love Kelly, Greg, and Bea

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50th Wedding Anniversary – Henry & Ursula Hechler

Dec 6, 2008 @ 11:53 Congratulations to Henry and Ursula Hechler who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on November 29th!  This past August, the Hechlers celebrated the occasion with music, wine and fabulous food under the stars at an outdoor party in Wawa with friends and family. Thanks go out to Judy Moore and Melanie Emonds for the wonderful food ...

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MILLS, Janet Alberta (nee Robinson)

Jun 12, 2008 @ 14:40 Janet passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, age 89, Friday, June 13, 2008, surrounded by her family. Adored wife of 69 years to Ralph Mills, mother of Dianna Brown (Bill), Jo-Anne Wilush (Kevin), Gwenyth Mills (Simon Brissenden), and Blair Mills (Cynthia) She will be deeply missed by her grandchildren Catherine and Jennifer Brown ...

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Grandma Doors are Catching ON!

Jun 2, 2008 Sir James Dunn School kicked off the Grandma Door project during the first week of May! Many parents and even some grandparents came in to help create a grandma door. In fact, the interest has spread and some parents are now creating their own doors! Christy Reid and her mother Jill Ramsbottom came to school with Jill’s ...

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In Memory – J.P. Letourneau

May 29-2007 Mononcle Baveux! Sa fait deja un an que tu es partis. Mais ta presence es encore avec nous. Chaque soir nous jouons ensemble dans mes reves. Je pense encore a toi quand je lis mes livres avec les elephant et les singes! Aussi j’aime bien sa prendre soin de ta Toby! Je donne les becs a matantes que ...

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