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30th Annual Wawa Ice Fishing Derby

Despite the poor weather, ice huts were a blessing this year, the 30th Wawa Ice Fishing Derby was enjoyed by a sold out group of dedicated anglers. The derby sold out on February 14th, and angling was limited to 1100 participants and fishing was only allowed on Wawa Lake and Hawk Lake. The Registration Draw of $30,000 cash was won ...

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Morning News – March 7

Mar 7, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries early this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 1. Wind chill minus 11 this morning and minus 4 this afternoon. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus ...

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Winter Storm Closes Highways

Mar 6, 2022 at 18:25 – Updated Mar 6, 2022 at 12:37 – Updated Mar 6, 2022 at 11:48 – Updated Mar 6, 2022 at 11:46 – Updated Mar 6, 2022 at 11:48 – Updated Mar 6, 2022 at 10:19 This storm system is bringing rain, ice, ice pellets and snow to a large swath of Northern Ontario. Rain has ...

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Winners of the Annual Michipicoten Volunteer Firefighter’s Association Cash Draw are

It has been a tradition for Wawaites to buy tickets in the Annual Michipicoten Volunteer Firefighter’s Association Cash Draw. Many were disappointed when the draw for 2020/2021 was halted due COVID-19. Michipicoten Volunteer Firefighter’s Association drew for the final winners of the 2021/22 draw as part of the awards ceremony at the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby. The winners are: $1,000 ...

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Hwy 101 (Wawa to Foleyet) OPEN

Mar 6, 2022 at 14:40 The highway has been reopened (2:11 p.m.) Mar 6, 2022 at 10:05 Highway 101 from Wawa to Foleyet is closed due to poor weather and road conditions. The highway was closed at 9:55 a.m.

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Hwy 17 (Wawa to Batchawana Bay ) OPEN

  Mar 6, 2022 at 14:04 The highway has been opened (1:44 p.m.). Mar 6, 2022 at 09:54 Highway 17 has been closed from Wawa to Batchawana Bay because of poor weather and road conditions. Environment Canada has forcasted that snow mixed with ice pellets or freezing rain (2 -5 mm possible) will transition to snow, at times heavy, early ...

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Morning News – March 5

Mar 5, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Winter Storm Warning Today – Cloudy. Periods of snow beginning this morning. Snow mixed with ice pellets late this afternoon. Snow and ice pellet amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 16 this morning and minus 6 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight ...

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Ontario Government providing coverage for real-time continuous glucose monitors

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The Ontario government is making it more affordable for Ontarians living with type 1 diabetes to monitor their blood glucose levels by providing coverage for real-time continuous glucose monitors, the latest technology in diabetes care, through the province’s Assistive Devices Program. “This year marks 100 years since insulin was first successfully used to treat diabetes right here in Ontario. This ...

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Winter Storm Warning

Mar 5, 2022 at 07:30 A Winter storm warning is in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Timmins – Cochrane – Iroquois Falls Snow is expected to begin this morning and may become mixed with ice pellets or freezing rain tonight, especially from Wawa to Chapleau. Any ice pellets or freezing rain ...

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CASE, Carl Arvid

It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of Carl Arvid Case at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Thursday March 3, 2022 at the age of 83 years. Beloved husband of Sharon Moore. Loving father of Jody (Todd), Debbie (Maurice), Carl (Lucille) and step-dad of Peter and Thomas. Proud grandfather of Jade, Josh, Carlee, Heather, Taylor, Brandon, ...

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Local Paramedics Injured in Collision – Seeking Public Support & Help

On Sunday, February 20th, two local paramedics were involved in a collision while transporting a patient. Tragedy ensued, a patient died, and both paramedics were seriously injured. As a result family and friends have asked for the community’s support with well-wishes and financial aid. Shawna Marshall Burrows is a local paramedic who loves spending time with her 2 girls on ...

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