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EC – Wind Warning for Montreal River to St. Joseph Island

Mar 7, 2017 @ 11:50 11:02 AM EST Tuesday 07 March 2017 Wind warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Very strong wind gusts that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Damaging southwesterly winds near 90 kilometres per hour are expected over the next few hours as ...

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Municipal Council Meeting Tonight – March 7

Mar 7, 2017 @ 07:46 There is a regular meeting of Municipal Council tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend. Of interest tonight will be a motion tabled by Councillor Sandra “Comprehensive Expense Report Regarding Complaints, Investigations and Legal Proceedings Occurring Since October 1, 2015”. For members of the community who may not be ...

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Tuesday Morning News – March 7

Mar 7, 2017 @ 07:33 Weather – With the rain that fell all night sand has been washed away, and surfaces may be slick, walk and drive with care. The rain is expected to change to a few flurries later this morning. We are to expect 5 cm of snow today, with winds 40km gusting to 70km. It will get ...

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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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