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Friday Morning News – May 18

May 18, 2018 @ 08:12 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. High 19. UV index 7 or high. Tonight temperatures will drop to 7. Marine – Today Tonight and Saturday.Strong wind warning in effect.Wind east 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 near noon then diminishing to northeast 10 near noon Saturday. Wind increasing to north 20 Saturday evening.Waves one metre ...

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Protect Yourself from Tick Bites

May 17, 2018 @ 11:05 Ontario is encouraging people to protect themselves from tick bites and reduce the risk of Lyme disease when spending time outdoors. Lyme disease is spread through the bite of an infected black-legged tick, which can be found almost anywhere in Ontario. People living in or visiting wooded areas with tall grass and bushes, or moist ...

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Officially Spring – Ice is off Wawa Lake

May 17, 2018 @ 10:12 The ice is off of Wawa Lake! Finally Spring must be here. Tuesday morning, a bunch of candled ice hit Dr. Rose’s beach piling up in heaps – the last of the ice on the lake. Later that afternoon, Watson’s began flying, getting ready for their opening for the Victoria Day Weekend.   History YEAR ...

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SE OPP Continue to Investigate Bone found in Michipicoten River

May 17, 2018 @ 09:10   During the last weekend of April, a local man found a bone in the Michipicoten River. The Superior East OPP began investigation, and on Monday, April 30th, 2018 used a drone to fly the banks near Fort Friendship. A number of flights were made, and footage taken during the flight to help in the investigation. ...

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Thursday Morning News – May 17

May 17, 2018 @ 07:57 Weather – Mainly sunny. High 15. UV index 7 or high. Tonight will be partly cloudy. Low plus 5. Marine (Today, Tonight and Friday): Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to northeast 15 early this morning and to north 10 near noon. Wind increasing to east 15 near midnight and to southeast 20 near ...

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OPP gear up for Provincial & National Traffic Safety Campaigns

May 16, 2018 @ 13:53 With motorcycles and off-road vehicles expected in large numbers over the Victoria Day Long Weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is raising red flags on what its investigations reveal about these seasonal riders. Ahead of the weekend, the OPP is reminding road users about the historically tragic motorcycle season on OPP-patrolled roads last year. Over ...

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Wawa Wood Heat Tradeshow

May 16, 2018 @ 13:51 The Economic Development Corporation of Wawa announced on April 12, 2018, that Wawa had been selected for a Pilot Wood Heat Rebate Program funded by the Ontario Government’s carbon market. The Wawa Wood Heat Rebate Program offers residents and business owners located in Wawa, Hawk Junction or Michipicoten First Nation rebates when upgrading their old ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – May 16

May 16, 2018 @ 13:47 The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 Thurs. May 17   Worship Committee – 9:30 a.m. Sat.      May 19  Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3 p.m.     God ...

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Wednesday Morning News – May 16

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers this morning and early this afternoon. Clearing this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm this morning. High 16. UV index 6 or high.   News Tidbits – Tonight is registration night for soccer, t-ball and softball at the MMCC from 6 – 7 p.m. Register your child for $25 per sport (Season is ...

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Catholic Education Week – A Celebration

May 15, 2018 @ 08:14   Students and staff of the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) celebrated Catholic Education Week with a variety of events over the past five days. One of the defining events of the week was the annual Walk for Justice. The focus for the 9th edition of the walk was water. Students in all schools ...

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Corporate Planning Meeting Tonight – May 15

May 15, 2018 @ 08:11 (1)  CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2)  REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 2.1 Approval of Agenda (3)  ANNOUNCEMENTS / DEPUTATIONS 3.1  Presentation – Municipal Environmental Award to Mr. Jozin 3.2  Presentation – Algoma Power Inc. (4)  DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF (5)  APPROVAL OF MINUTES 5.1 Approval ...

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Tuesday Morning News – May 15

May 15, 2018 @ 07:45 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light this afternoon. High 13. UV index 7 or high.   News Tidbits – Don’t forget Summer hours for the MMCC begin this Friday, May 18th. Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre: 6 a.m. – 4 p.m. Pro-shop: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Busy Day for Fire Department on Mother’s Day

May 14, 2018 @ 21:34   The Wawa Fire Department was kept busy on Mother’s Day responding to three calls for service. The first was in the early afternoon to a small gravel pit just south of Wawa. People have been dumping household garbage there and a mattress had caught fire. The firefighters quickly extinguished it. The second call was ...

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Thunder Bay OPP are still looking for Lynda McCallum

May 14, 2018 @ 16:44 On May 14, 2018 shortly before 9:00 a.m., members of the Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a child abduction incident in the area of Copenhagen Road in Gorham Township east of Thunder Bay. Upon police arrival, officers learned that the suspect had fled the scene in a vehicle with the 8-year-old child. ...

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