Local News

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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Fish are coming in – Leaderboard!

Mar 4, 2017 @ 12:36 The Wawa Ice Fishing Derby is underway. Fishing began on Wawa Lake, Hawk Lake and Manitowik Lake. This year offers a new prize schedule, there are 18 major prizes (six identical prizes for each of the three fishing lakes, Wawa, Hawk & Manitowik). A successful angler who wins a major prize will be awarded only one ...

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Wawa Family Health Team donates to Digital Radiography Upgrade

Mar 4, 2017 @ 10:35 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation is pleased to announce that net proceeds from the 2017 Women’s Gala ‘Keep Calm and Party On’ held on February 3rd, 2017 was generously donated to the Foundation. The healthy donation of $2,421.00 will go towards the Digital Radiography upgrade in the x-ray room.  Since the Gala began in ...

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Saturday Morning News – March 4

Mar 4, 2017 @ 08:47 Weather – Mainly sunny today with increasing cloudiness this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 7. Wind chill minus 31 this morning. UV index 3 or moderate. Roads 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-04 4:02 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi partly snow packed 2017-03-04 5:20 547 Highway 101 to Hawk ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – March 3rd

Mar 3, 2017 @ 06:45 Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 10 13 MOORE, Bruce 2 9 14 LESCHISHIN, Mark 3 8 14 McHARDY, Jim 3 8 14 YOUNG, Paul 3 8 14 HOFFMANN, Jim 6 6 13 DERESKI, Louis 6 6 14 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 8 5 15 RODY, Ron 9 3 15 NEXT GAMES – Monday, March ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – March 3rd

Mar 3, 2017 @ 06:42 Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 16 16 BESNER, Yvan 2 10 16 SPENCER, Reg 2 10 16 LESCHISHIN, Mark 4 8 15 McCOY, Joe 4 8 16 HOFFMANN, Jim 6 7 15 BOYD, Katherine 7 3 16 SZEKELY, Marc 8 1 16 GAMES SCHEDULE for March 9, 2017 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice ...

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Friday Morning News – March 3rd

Mar 3, 2017 @ 06:26 Weather – It is quite chilly outside this morning, bundle up because it is a cool -27. it is expected to be a mix of sun and cloud today with a 30% chance of flurries by the afternoon. The wind will become northwest 20 km/h this afternoon with a chilly high of -13. Roads  101 Highway 651 ...

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