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Highway 17 CLOSED (Line Lake) due to serious collision (17:19 UPDATE)

Aug 22, 2018 @ 17:19 On Sunday August 19, 2018 at approximately 10:19 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Superior East (Wawa) Detachment, responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 approximately 15 kilometres south of Wawa in Lendrum Township, Ontario. Preliminary investigation has revealed that a southbound vehicle struck a moose then crossed into the ...

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36th Annual Wawa Salmon Derby

The 2018 Wawa Salmon Derby had 101 teams entered and fishing hard to catch the largest Salmon and largest Lake Trout. Anglers began early Friday evening and fished until Sunday afternoon. The weather was beautiful on the lake, with a breeze that created a few larger waves at the western limits of the fishing area.   There was something very ...

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7th Annual Wawa Northern Nationals Drag Races

  The weather was absolutely spectacular for the annual Wawa Drag Races. The rumble of the racing could be heard throughout the town. There was some excitement in the pits as a car caught fire. Racers dropped what they were doing and ran with their fire extinguishers to put the small blaze out. More excitement was out on the main ...

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Red Pine Announces Grant of Stock Options

Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces that its Board of Directors has granted an aggregate of 2,650,000 stock options to directors, employees and consultants of the Company.  Each stock option is exercisable into one common share of the Company at a price of $0.06 per common share, vests immediately upon grant, and expires 5 years from the date of grant. About ...

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Wednesday Morning News – August 22

Weather – Sunny early this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon. High 21. UV index 6 or high. Marine Weather – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind northwest 15 knots backing to west 15 this afternoon then increasing to west 20 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Thursday afternoon. Waves one half ...

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Superior East OPP Wawa Detachment Investigate damage to business sign on Mission Road

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment are currently investigating a mischief incident that occurred sometime between August 16 and August 17, 2018. Investigation has revealed that unknown person(s) damaged a business advertising sign along Mission Road Wawa. The incident is still under investigation. Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this incident should ...

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Tuesday Morning News – August 21

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm early this morning. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. High 18. UV index 6 or high. Marine Weather – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind light except north 15 knots over western sections. Wind becoming north 15 early this morning then increasing to north 20 near noon. Wind diminishing ...

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Monday Morning News – August 20

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 20. UV index 6 or high. News Tidbits – A collision late last night has closed Highway 17, just south of Wawa (Line Lake). There is no word from OPP as to when the highway might reopen.     ...

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Rock Island Presents Mimi O’Bonsawin – August 18

  Rock Island is presenting Mimi O’Bonsawin in a house concert tonight. Mimi is a Northern Ontario born Roots Songstress who started performing and writing songs at a young age , putting out her first album in 2014. Mimi is heavily influenced by her roots and celebrates her Abénakis and French-Canadian heritage. She writes songs with the intention to give ...

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Saturday Morning News – August 18

Weather – Sunny. High 23. Humidex 26. UV index 7 or high. Marine Weather – Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to northeast 10 early this morning then becoming light near noon. Wind becoming south 10 this evening then increasing to southwest 15 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 near noon Sunday then increasing to southeast 15 Sunday evening. Waves one half to ...

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Wawa 36th Annual Salmon Fishing Derby

The Wawa 36th Annual Salmon Fishing Derby runs from Friday, August 17th until Sunday, August 19th. The largest Salmon of the pre-derby fishing contest came in at 15.55 pounds this past Wednesday. The same team landed a whopping 24.75 pound fish the next night. To register or for more information call Buck’s Marina at 1-705-856-4488 or on the internet at: www.wawasalmonderby.com ...

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Ladies Night Golf – August 15

Number of players – 73 1st in 1st Flight – Toni Rutland, Barb Leschishin, Luan Buckell – 38 2nd in 1st Flight – Lise Noel, Gerry Rose – 39 3rd in 1st Flight – Valerie Levesque, Josee Legault – 40 1st in 2nd Flight – Marcelle Terris, Beth Vachon, Nicole Chapman – 43 2nd in 2nd Flight –  Norma Kauk, ...

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Thursday Morning News – August 16

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 23. Humidex 25. UV index 8 or very high. Marine Weather – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind light becoming northwest 10 knots overnight then increasing to northeast 15 Friday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 20 Friday afternoon. Waves less than one half metre building to one near noon Friday.  

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Wawa Athlete Competes at National Event in Brandon Manitoba

Annika Jozin proudly represented Wawa and local Branch 429 in the Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track and Field 2018 Championships held August 10th – 12th in Brandon, Manitoba. She had just finished competing at the Ontario Summer Games August 2nd – 4th in London, Ontario where she tied for second place in the midget category, jumping 157 cm in ...

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