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Wednesday Morning News – June 27

Jun 27, 2018 @ 07:55 Weather – Mainly sunny. High 26 except 22 along the lakeshore. Humidex 31. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Wind southeast 10 knots becoming variable 10 early this morning then becoming west 10 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 15 near noon Thursday then diminishing to southwest 10 Thursday evening. Waves less than one half metre ...

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Only Days Left to Provide Valuable Input on Regional Broadband Project

The Northeast Superior Regional Broadband Network (NSRBN) is focused on building a broadband network in every community to improve economic growth, resiliency and improved access to health and education services. The availability of adequate and affordable broadband for all citizens and stakeholders is important to the future of the entire region.   As part of the NSRBN information gathering stage, ...

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SonRock Kids Camp Vacation Bible School to Begin

Parents! Are you looking for a program in which to get your child involved?   Children who are between the age of 5 and 12 are invited to attend SonRock Kids Camp, co-hosted by the Wawa Baptist and Calvary Pentecostal Churches. Our free morning vacation Bible school program runs from 9 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday, July 9 to ...

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Municipalities Join Forces to Address GreenOn Announcement

Jun 26, 2018 @ 11:30 On May 2nd, 2018, the Ontario government announced that the Province’s Carbon Market Funding was funding four new Wood Heat Pilot Programs. The program was aimed at communities without access to natural gas that rely on a mix of wood, propane, fuel oil and diesel-generated electricity to heat homes and other buildings. Sioux Lookout and Wawa were the ...

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MMCC to Host Wawa Youth Enterprise Camp – Become an Entrepreneur!

Jun 26, 2018 @ 11:21 Take the first step in becoming an entrepreneur with Head Start in Business at this year’s Youth Enterprise Camp!! Superior East Youth Enterprise Camp offers campers the opportunity to develop and execute their own “out of this world” business idea, meet local entrepreneurs and loan officers. They will also enjoy summer camp activities such as ...

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Tuesday Morning News – June 26

Jun 26, 2018 @ 08:15 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. High 21. UV index 9 or very high. Marine – Wind southeast 10 knots increasing to southeast 15 near noon then diminishing to southeast 10 near midnight. Wind becoming light Wednesday morning. Waves one half to one metre subsiding to less than one-half metre overnight. News Tidbits – The CN ...

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Search underway on Whitefish Lake for missing boater – UPDATE Monday 20:04

Jun 25, 2018 @ 20:04   The search that began June 23rd is over. An extensive search had been conducted by members of the Superior East (OPP) marine unit along with the assistance of the Sault Ste. Marie and South Porcupine (OPP) marine units, members of the North East (OPP) Snowmobile, All-Terrain and Vessel Enforcement unit (S.A.V.E), the OPP helicopter and ...

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LDHCF Wine Tasting – Fabulous Success!

Jun 25, 2018 @ 16:40     Once again the Lady Dunn Health Centre Wine Tasting was a sold out event! Eagerly anticipated every year, the tickets sold quickly, and they could have sold even more…   This year there were five wines featured: Fiol ‘Prosecco’ – Antipasto Spears Lindemans ‘Bin 99 Pinot Noir’ – Focaccia Pizza Fingers Casillero del Diablo ‘Shiraz ...

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SE OPP Investigate Suspicious Call – No Criminal Offence Committed

Jun 25, 2018 @ 12:25 On Sunday June 24, 2018, at approximately 8:49 a.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a suspicious call at a Churchill Ave address located in Wawa, Ontario. At the scene officers located and assisted a female person who was in need of medical assistance.   The female was ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Mission Road closed due to serious collision

Jun 25, 2018 @ 11:40 On Friday June 22, 2018, at approximately 3:45 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Mission Road in the town of Wawa, Ontario. At the scene, preliminary investigation revealed that a motorcycle and a passenger car had collided. Two individuals were transported ...

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Girls Run Strong Program at SJD

Jun 25, 2018 @ 08:23 For 8 weeks now, Sir James Dunn Public School has been running a Girls Run Strong Program. This program is geared towards girls in grade 4-6.   The Girls Run Strong Program helps the girls develop confidence, teamwork and strengthen their friendships through activities and games. Each week the coaches, Mrs. Chandor-Hall and Mlle. Skalecki ...

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Traditional Land Use Map Verification Sessions 

  Jun 25, 2018 @ 08:15 Michipicoten First Nation hired InterGroup Consultants to research and write a Traditional Knowledge and Land Use Study related to NextBridge’s East-West Tie Transmission Project. In March and May, InterGroup interviewed members and mapped where they hunt, trap, fish, and gather resources, along with other culturally important sites. InterGroup is now returning to the community ...

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Monday Morning News – June 25

Weather – Sunny. High 20. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Wind east 15 knots diminishing to east 10 this afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 overnight. Wind diminishing to east 10 Tuesday afternoon. Waves one metre subsiding to one half metre or less early this evening then building to one Tuesday morning. Waves subsiding to one half metre or less ...

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Police are investigating something on Churchill…

Jun 24, 2018 @ 17:00 Officers from the Superior East OPP Detachment have blocked the entrance into an apartment located on Churchill Avenue in Wawa. Yellow tape can be seen in the above photograph. The officers have been there all day, and this evening an OPP van has joined two cruisers. Wawa-news has been told that a resident of the ...

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Are you Ready? Dub Wild Run 2018 is today!

Jun 23, 2018 @ 09:43 The Dub Wild Run 2018 is today. Everyone is invited to come out to Dubreuilville and either participate in the run or just enjoy the show. Just looking at the photos from last year, and the map for this year’s run – it looks like a great time, and the weather is supposed to participate ...

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