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News from the Park – December 4

Dec 4, 2017 @ 08:12 I don’t know about you, but anytime I hear the term loophole, I’ll bet you dollars to doughnuts that the loophole is going to work against the average person and likely not to the benefit of those who are well-heeled and deep pocketed. I take you back to almost a year ago when Kathleen Wynne ...

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EC Fog Advisory – Manitouwadge & Hornepayne (Ended)

Dec 3, 2017 @ 10:16 At 9:55 a.m. the fog advisory was lifted. Dec 2, 2017 @ 13:47 12:13 p.m. – Fog advisory in effect for: Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Local dense fog has been reported. Dense fog is expected to be lifted this afternoon. Travel is ...

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Sunday Morning News – Dec 3

Dec 3, 2017 @ 10:04 Weather – Mainly cloudy. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High plus 3. It will become cloudy. Periods of rain beginning after midnight. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h after midnight. Temperature steady near plus 2. Marine – Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots early this morning then backing to south 15 near noon. Wind increasing to south ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN (White River to Marathon)

Dec2, 2017 @ 11:55 The highway has been reopened.   Dec 2, 2017 @ 09:31 Highway 17 is closed between Marathon east through to White River due to icy road conditions. Traffic control is in place. Please use caution in the area. As weather conditions fluctuate around 0C please be aware of changing road conditions and drive safely.

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Saturday Morning News – December 2

Weather – Flurries or a few rain showers ending near noon then cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Temperature steady near plus 3. Tonight will be mainly cloudy with a low minus 2. Marine – Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to southwest 15 early this morning and to northwest 10 near noon. Wind backing to ...

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SE OPP – Traffic Stop results in multiple Charges for Quebec Man

Dec 1, 2017 @ 08:14 On Monday November 27, 2017 at approximately 11:00 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Chapleau) Detachment had occasion to stop a motor vehicle on Highway 101 in the Township of Peters District of Sudbury for a traffic violation. Investigation revealed that the lone male driver was in possession of controlled drugs. ...

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WOOD, Maureen Elizabeth

Peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre with her family by her side on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at the age of 66 years. Beloved wife and best friend of Bart Wood for 46 years. Loving mother of Kresta Perrault (Dan) and Kelli Edgar (Tim), Proud grandmother of Daniel, Autumn, Ian, and Anastasia. Loving daughter of Anastasia and the late ...

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Wawa Woman Charged with Assault

Dec 1, 2017 @ 06:17 On Tuesday November 28, 2017 at approximately 5:00 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local address regarding a report of an assault. At the scene investigation revealed that two female victims had been assaulted. As a result Cindy Ann HANNIGAN (45) of Wawa, Ontario was arrested ...

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Thank you – Carol Peters

Nov 30, 2017 @ 10:18   On behalf of Carol Peters and Family, we would like to express our profound gratitude to the community of Wawa for supporting the Spaghetti Dinner Benefit held on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 held at the Royal Canadian Legion. It was a great success!   To our sponsors, Davidson Fuels, North of 17 Restaurant, Canadian ...

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Picture of the Day – #MissTheSun

It seems to be so dreary right now. Mother Nature is undecided whether we should have Fall or Winter. Even the other day it felt much more like spring than anything else. The one thing though is that I miss the sun. On Tuesday, those who were up for sunrise may have seen the very brief, tantalizing glimpse of the ...

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November is Falls Prevention Month

Nov 30, 2017 @ 09:42 November is Falls Prevention Month which means that individuals and organizations across Canada are encouraged to work together to coordinate falls prevention efforts. Approximately one in three older adults over the age of 65 will fall at least once each year. Despite the majority of falls being predictable and preventable, falls are the leading cause ...

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First Nations Take Ground-breaking Position in Hornepayne Businesses

Nov 30, 2017 @ 09:11   Unique as the North, a ground-breaking partnership points to a model for future resiliency across the North and beyond. The Missanabie Cree, the Chapleau Cree, and the Netamisakomik Anishinabek (Pic Mobert) First Nations are now significant owners in two Hornepayne businesses. Having partnered through the newly formed Northeast Superior First Nation Investment LP, the ...

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Big Bird Inn – Farewell Rainbow Room

Nov 30, 2017 @ 08:08   On November 24th, I watched the Rainbow Room sign that has been perched on top of the Mel Ere, Bavarian Inn and Big Bird Inn for as long as I can remember come down. It was bittersweet to watch its removal.   Remembering my experiences working there. In my teenage years, I worked under ...

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Thursday Morning News – November 30

Nov 30, 2017 @ 07:54 Weather – Periods of snow ending this afternoon then cloudy. Snow at times mixed with rain early this morning. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming northwest 20 gusting to 40 early this afternoon. Temperature falling to minus 4 this afternoon. Clearing this evening. Low minus 8 with temperature ...

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Superior Children’s Centre – Kids can Cook!

Nov 29, 2017 @ 14:08   On behalf of Superior Children’s Centre, and partnering agency, The United Way we would like to present the latest graduates from the Kids Can Cook program that has just finished. The Kids Can Cook program is an opportunity for children ages 7 – 12 to learn about safety in the kitchen, food handling, cleanliness, ...

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