Local News

Hwy 101 OPEN (Wawa to Chapleau)

Mar 7, 2017 @ 3:10 Wawa-news has confirmed that the barricades have been removed and Highway 101 from Wawa to Chapleau is indeed open.   Mar 7, 2017 @2:54 According to OPP Communications ‘tweet’, Highway 101 (Wawa to Chapleau) remains closed. There has not been any media releases for this highway closure, only tweets. Mar 7, 2017 @ 2:24 At ...

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Did you find a bag of fishing gear on Wawa Lake?

Mar 6, 2017 @ 23:06 Matt Scott is missing some fishing gear. He explains, “This past weekend at the Wawa Derby….my fishing bag slipped out of the sleigh. Under a tarp and strapped down before we left…gone when we got there. Less then 10 minutes from where i was staying, to where i was fishing. Within that time someone grabbed ...

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Hwy 129 OPEN (Chapleau to Thessalon)

At 6:40 a.m. Hwy 126 was reopened. It had been closed due to poor weather conditions, and to allow for investigation of a collision. Ontario511 tweeted the highway reopening. At 5:56 a.m. the OPP News Portal issued a media release stating that Highway 129 was closed from Chapleau to Thessalon. Mar 6, 2017 @ 21:56 At 9:33 p.m. OPP tweeted ...

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SE OPP Chapleau called to Snowmobile Collision south of Halfway Haven

Mar 6, 2017 @ 12:00 On Saturday March 4, 2017 at approximately 5:30 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment were called to a collision involving a snowmobile on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (O.F.S.C) “D” trail located approximately 40 km south of Halfway Haven in the District of Algoma.    At the scene ...

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Une communauté d’apprentissage réunie « sous un même toit »

Mar 6, 2017 @ 09:53 Le 17 février, les élèves de MHS ainsi que de nombreux partenaires de la communauté se sont rassemblés au gymnase de l’École Saint-Joseph avec nos élèves de la 7e à la 12e et notre personnel afin d’écouter un message au sujet du défi des jeunes sans abri de M. Joe Roberts. Sa présentation, d’une durée ...

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Mantha – Hydro bills put community centres at risk

Mar 6, 2017 @ 09:43 On Saturday, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath joined the leadership of Echo Bay, Desbarats, Bruce Mines, Hilton Beach and the Township of St. Joseph to speak out about skyrocketing hydro bills – which are putting their community hubs at risk. “The Johnson Township Community Centre Arena in Desbarats is a community hub for people from all ...

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Wawa Ice Fishing Derby a Sold Out Success!

Mar 6, 2017 @ 08:14 The 26th Annual Wawa Ice Fishing Derby was a great success! Sold out with 1400 tickets, organizers were pleased with the reception of the new format. For the first time, there were prizes for each lake, and the winner was the largest sport fish, independent of the species. The prizes were only awarded to the ...

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Monday Morning News – March 6th

Mar 6, 2017 @ 06:53 Weather – We are in for rain today, a 60% chance of rain beginning late this morning. Temperatures of 7 to 10C. Be careful of icy surfaces forming as the rain falls and packs down the snow. Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and wet road 2017-03-06 5:21 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi ...

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US Coast Guard helicopter rescues injured snowmobiler near Chapleau

Mar 5, 2017 @ 21:34 A helicopter crew from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City rescued an injured snowmobiler suffering life-threatening injuries from a remote area in southern Canada Saturday. The name and hometown of the 40-year old man who was rescued are not being released and there is no Coast Guard imagery at this time. Personnel at Canada’s ...

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Wawa Ice Fishing Derby Continues

Sylvain Bernard is still the Manitouwik Lake leader with his 10.16lb Pike. Anglers will be fishing until 1 p.m., and all fish must be weighed in by 4:30 this afternoon. Check the leaderboard for fish coming in, or head down and enjoy in person. Don’t forget to purchase your tickets for the Wawa Firefighters Association Cash Draw. The winning ticket for ...

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Wawa ticket holders scoop registration prizes

Mar 4, 2017 @ 20:09 Residents of Wawa were big winners in the registration draw prizes tonight in the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby. Five tickets were drawn to win $1000 each. Mark Toffner, Jana Strouhlova, Denis Valiere, Derek  Bradley, Gilbert Legace all of Wawa. The winner of this year’s top registration prize of $30,000 is Pauline Neyland.    

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DAVID, Marie Evelyn

Passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, March 3, 2017 at the age of 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Jimmy David. Loving mother of Kim Blaser (Hans) and Lisa Mercier (Gary). Dear sister of Edward Nyman (late Georgina), Ann Hicks, late Carl Nyman (Veronica), late Bobby Nyman (Elaine), late Bill Nyman (Patricia). She will be lovingly remembered by ...

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