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Biothermic Wood Energy Systems commissions a first-of-its-kind wood pellet delivery truck

May 24, 2018 @ 12:14 As energy costs for heating continue to rise in the region, homeowners, business and property managers are looking for alternative energy sources to save money. Wood pellets offer consistent and reliable savings over propane, heating oil and electricity for heating all while stimulating local forest sector job growth. Wood pellets for energy are carbon neutral and displacing fossil fuels ...

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The LDHC Foundation Prepares for Annual Wine Tasting Event

May 24, 2018 @ 11:56 Preparations are underway for this year’s Wine Tasting Event. The theme is Summertime, a season we all look forward to celebrating. Five summery wines and two kinds of craft beer from a Thunder Bay brewery will be featured. Tasty complimentary appetizers will be served with each wine or beer. Mary Ciuciura has graciously agreed to ...

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SE OPP – Traffic Violation results in Charges for Hornepayne Man

May 24, 2018 @ 11:53 On Monday May 21, 2018 at approximately 6:00 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Hornepayne) Detachment were on general patrols in the Town of Hornepayne, Ontario when they observed a motor vehicle travelling well in excess of the posted speed limit. The officers stopped the motor vehicle and upon speaking to ...

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SE OPP – Speeding Results in Charges for Driver and Passenger

May 24, 2018 @ 11:50 On Wednesday May 23, 2018 at approximately 11:50 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment had occasion to stop a motor vehicle for speeding on Highway 17 in the Bailloquet Township District of Algoma. Upon speaking to the two male occupants police observed a large quantity of unmarked cigarettes. Police ...

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Shaw Internet is down? (UPDATE 11:41)

May 24, 2018 @ 11:41 Shaw Internet service has been restored. May 24, 2018 @ 11:05 From Shaw, “ crews are on site and working still. Looks to be some trouble with the entire network hub that feeds the area around it they have to repair.  When asked how long might this take,” the response was, “In my experience it should be ...

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Harte Gold Drilling Expands Wolf Zone Mineralization; Middle Zone Drilling Improves Grade and Width at the Footwall Zone Discovery

May 24, 2018 @ 08:38 Harte Gold is pleased to provide an update on drilling at the Sugar Zone, Middle Zone and Wolf Zones. Highlights: Wolf Zone drilling has significantly expanded known mineralization with hole WZ-18-157 returning 6.16 g/t over 3.03 meters, including 14.74 g/t over 1.15 meters and hole WZ-18-158W2 returning 9.28 g/t over 1.59 meters.  This high grade zone ...

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2018 Wawa Ladies Golf Season to Begin

May 24, 2018 @ 07:32 Ladies, dust off your clubs and get ready for the 2018 Ladies Night golf season!   We are set to begin next Wednesday, May 30th at our beautiful Michipicoten Golf Club.  You can book your tee time Friday morning at 8:00 a.m by calling the pro-shop at 856-7409.   We are excited about the season ...

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Thursday Morning News – May 24

May 24, 2018 @ 06:56 Weather – Sunny early this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm late this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 23 except 16 near Lake Superior. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight will be Mainly cloudy with 60 ...

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Thunder Bay Male charged with Posession and Adult Personation

May 23, 2018 @ 13:26 On Saturday May 19, 2018 at approximately 4:25 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a theft incident which had taken place at a rest area approximately 20 kilometres South of Wawa, Ontario. A detailed description of the male person and the motor vehicle was provided to police. ...

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Radar Patrol observes Stunt Driving – Driver Charged +50km/hr

May 23, 2018 @ 13:24 On Monday May 21, 2018 at approximately 3:40 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment were conducting radar patrols on Highway 17, Bailloquet Township, District of Algoma. At this time a South-bound vehicle was observed travelling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was stopped for “Stunt driving – excessive speed, greater than 50 ...

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Sir James Dunn Newsflash – Baby Chicks at SJD

May 23, 2018 @ 11:21   It sure is hard to wait and watch four little eggs for 21 days when you are 5 and 6 years old, but in the end, the wait is worth it. The Kindergarten class at Sir James Dunn had an opportunity to have 3 baby chicks come to visit their classroom in February.  It ...

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Wednesday Morning News – May 23

Weather – Mainly sunny. High 21. UV index 7 or high. Marine – Wind light becoming south 10 knots near midnight then veering to southwest 10 near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to southeast 15 Thursday evening. Waves one half metre or less building to one Thursday evening.

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Huron Central Railway to discontinue operations by year-end

May 22, 2018 @ 21:03 Genesee & Wyoming Canada Inc. announced today that given the lack of necessary provincial funding to maintain its Huron Central Railway (HCRY) and following the recent refusal of support from Transport Canada’s National Trade Corridors Fund, its HCRY subsidiary intends to discontinue operations by the end of 2018.   The Northern Ontario short line runs ...

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Council Meeting Tonight – May 22 (UPDATED Time Change)

May 22, 2018 @ 12:02 Please note that this meeting will be held at 4 p.m. May 22, 2018 @ 08:02 Council is holding a Special Council meeting tonight in Council Chambers at 6 p.m. Agenda (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) PRESENTATIONS (3) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 3.1 Approval of the Agenda (4) ANNOUNCEMENTS, ...

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Tuesday Morning News – May 22

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Clearing near noon. High 21 except 15 near Lake Superior. UV index 7 or high. News Tidbits – At 10:30 a.m., Michael Mantha (Algoma-Manitoulin) and Michele McCleave-Kennedy (Sault Ste. Marie) make announcement egarding the Huron Central Railway

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