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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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Collision at Tim’s entrance closes Mission Road 20:44

Jun 22, 2018 @ 20:44   Mission Road remains closed at this time. OPP officers are still conducting their investigation. Bike and pedestrian traffic is still being allowed to go to Tim Horton’s.   Jun 22, 2018 @ 18:50 Jun 22, 2018 @ 17:21   A collision between a SUV and a motorcycle with two riders at the entrance to ...

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SUV and Camper strike rock cut at Moose Lake

Jun 22, 2018 @ 17:35   An SUV towing a camper crossed the highway and landed in the ditch with the camper jackknifed mid-afternoon today. The vehicle belongs to Bishop Bob (Diocese of Qu’Appelle) who is cycling across Canada praying for unity, healing and reconciliation within the Anglican Church of Canada and Aboriginal peoples (Living the Mission – Bishop’s Ride). ...

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Busy Waterfront this morning!

Jun 22, 2018 @ 14:42   Wawa Lake was very busy today with the arrival of these triplets. The three Chinook Plus 2 came in for a landing about 9:30 this morning. The pilots didn’t stay for long. Once their aircraft were well beached, they headed off into the town. One of the Chinook’s is registered to a local resident, ...

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Wawa is a great place to have children!

Jun 22, 2018 @ 13:01   Residents of Wawa have known for years that Wawa is a great place to bring up children. Apparently, this loon agrees with that sentiment.   Photographer Marcus Grundt caught her with her incredible brood cruising Wawa Lake this morning. This photo was taken with a 600mm lens as to avoid disturbing her. She has an ...

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Close Approach of Mars

Jun 22, 2018 @ 11:04   Hands down the biggest celestial event of the year will take place on the night of July 27 – the closest approach of Mars since 2003. The red planet is now seen rising in the south-east at midnight local time and will continue rising a bit earlier each night until the big night when ...

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