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Sunset & Ice

It is always a gamble at sunset. Will there be clouds, not enough to obscure the setting sun, but enough to catch the rays and glow? Do I have enough time to get to a good spot?   Last night I was a little late getting to the Michipicoten Bay Lookout on the Harbour Road. Maybe 5 minutes earlier and ...

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Lady Dunn Health Centre’s Palliative Care Suite Opening

The Lady Dunn Health Centre (LDHC) is pleased to announce the opening of our one bed palliative care suite on February 22, 2017. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 11 am with the open house continuing through until 3 pm. The suite is made possible with funding support from the North East Local Health Integration Network in keeping with ...

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Sunday at the Wawa Winter Carnival – Schedule

8 – 11 a.m. – Rotary Pancake Breakfast 10 – 1 a.m. – Science North 10 – 1 p.m. Bill Young Memorial Dog Weight Pull – bring your dog to pull anytime from 10 – 1 p.m. The first two pulls are free with your Carnival Button, any more are $2 ea. New this year is the come and go ...

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Sunday Morning News – February 19

Weather – Today Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of rain showers or flurries this morning and early this afternoon. High plus 3. Tonight Partly cloudy. Low minus 6.   Roads –  Hwy 17 from Sault Ste. Marie to White River is bare and wet.   Local – The Wawa Winter Carnival continues today, get out and enjoy. If you are ...

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James Wins Chuck-a-Puck!

  As part of yesterday’s Carnival celebrations, a Chuck-a-Puck was held. You could buy a puck for $2 (only 100 were for sale.   All pucks were chucked out onto the ice, and the one closest to the target as marked by Alex Patterson won half the pot, the other half will be donated to the Baby Day-Andre and family.   ...

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Outdoor Rink CLOSED

Unfortunately, due to some of the warmest winter carnival weather ever, the Outdoor Ice Rink will remain closed until further notice. But don’t worry – all free skating as part of the Winter Carnival will still take place, inside the MMCC. Stay tuned for further updates and we will have the outdoor rink up and running as soon as we ...

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Saturday Morning News – February 18th

Weather – Today A mix of sun and cloud. High 6. Tonight Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low minus 1. Roads – Hwy 17 from Sault Ste. Marie to White River is bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections.   Local – This weekend is the Wawa Winter Carnival, head out and enjoy the weekend! ...

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MFN Meet & Greet Tonight

Michipicoten First Nation will be hosting a Meet the Candidates Night in the Band Hall of February 18th, 2017 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Candidates running for Council will have 5 minutes to speak; Candidates running for Chief will have 10 minutes to speak. The event will be live-streamed and recorded. Please note, the location has changed to accommodate the majority ...

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Saturday at the Wawa Winter Carnival – Schedule

8 – 11 a.m. – Rotary Club of Wawa Pancake Breakfast at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre 10 – 4 p.m. – Science North “Out of this World” at MMCC 1 – 3 p.m. – Family Dance & Arcade at MMCC –  Where’s Waldo Family Bingo at the MMCC – Cribbage Tournament at the Legion Clubroom 4 – ? – ...

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CANCELLED – Polar Bear Plunge

The organizing committee of the Polar Bear Plunge scheduled for Sunday, February 19th from 3:30 to 4 p.m. has been cancelled due to lack of registrants. Organizers say, “We’ll try again next year… Thanks to those that registered.”

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Red Pine Stakes Additional Claims, Increases Area of Wawa Gold Project

Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces that it has staked an additional 194 hectares adjacent to its Wawa Gold Project, bringing its total land package to 5,373 hectares (Figure 1 to right). The staked ground appears to be an extension of the structure hosting the Golden Reed Mine which operated in 1907 and 1908 (calculated grade of production of 2.3 oz/ton ...

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Letter – Stuart McLean

I am still reeling from the shock of losing one of the threads that so deeply tied me to Canada in its entirety. No one but Stuart McLean could conjure a deeper connection to my country and my roots with his sweet stories of which I would just have to hear the ending, even if it meant another few minutes ...

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BULL, Denys

1962-2017 Denys passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Health Sciences North at the age of 54. Born in Terrace Bay, ON to the late Alfred and Marie Bull (Morrow). Lovingly remembered by his beloved wife Tammy Bull (Kennedy). Cherished twin brother of James (Lorraine) and Kevin (Carol). Missed by his ...

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Joe Roberts “Push for Change” in Wawa!

  Joe Roberts has been in the Algoma District for a while now, but Saturday afternoon, he entered the area patrolled by the Superior East OPP Detachment. Officers PC Monique Baker (SSM OPP), Sgt Manuela Byrnes, and PC Amanda Huff joined Joe and Marie Roberts (Campaign Director and wife) in tackling Montreal River Hill. The hill, which which is a six per ...

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