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FIASCHETTI, Clarence

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, with his family by his side at the age of 67 years. Loving and supportive father of Chris and Kari (Greg Martin). Proud grandfather of Quinton. Beloved son of the late Leona and Reginald Fiaschetti. Dear brother of Diane Loubier (late Coke Rivard), Darlene Lalonde, the ...

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Viking Voices – Back to School

Jan 23, 2017 @ 07:55 Staff and students at Michipicoten High School are back in the swing of things in 2017. The Winter Break started off with a talent show and luncheon for students and parents. We have many talented students in our school, including pianists, diablo masters, comedic grade 9s and our very own version of ‘JibJab’ featuring the ...

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FENLON, James Patrick ‘Jim’

June 20, 1938 – January 9, 2017 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Jim, peacefully in his sleep on January 9th, 2017 at the age of 78. He will be dearly missed by his wife, Gina and his daughter, Pattie; his brother Jack (Margaret); nephews Steve (Ann Marie), Michael (Sharon), nieces: Mardy, Kerry (Jeff), Krista, ...

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DUGUAY, Denis

Passed away peacefully at the Manitouwadge General Hospital with his son by his side on Thursday, January 12, 2016, at the age of 65 years. Loving father of Derek and René Duguay. Proud grandfather of Zachary and Damon. Dear son of Rita and the late Raymond Duguay. Dear brother of Clovis (Michelle), Edward, Germaine and Noella (Allan). At Denis’ request, ...

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LOTOSKI, Eddie William

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at the age of 86 years. Loving and dear friend of Lucienne “Lucy” Lachapelle. Dear son of the late Stella and William Lotoski. Brother of Lois Lotoski and the late Alice Strand. Eddie will be fondly remembered by his very dear friend Roxanne Lloyd of Sault ...

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DUBREUIL, Marcel (Bilingual)

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Wednesday January 11, 2017 at the age of 89 years. Beloved husband of Yolande Dubreuil of 66 years. Loving father of Marielle Bélanger (Luc), Francine Dubreuil (James), Mario Dubreuil (Nicole Bourgouin) and Joanne Dubreuil. Loving and supportive grandfather of Richard (Whitney), Francis (Carrie), ...

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LOTOSKI, Eddie William

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at the age of 86 years. Loving and dear friend of Lucienne “Lucy” Lachapelle. Dear son of the late Stella and William Lotoski. Brother of Lois Lotoski and the late Alice Strand. Eddie will be fondly remembered by his very dear friend Roxanne Lloyd of Sault ...

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Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville a annoncé la modification de la date

Jan 4, 2017 Le comité du Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville a annoncé la modification de la date de l’événement aux 28, 29 et 30 juillet 2017. Le comité du Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville est fier d’avoir finalisé et conclu un contrat de trois ans avec le Circuit Canadien. Cela place le Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville comme une compétition officielle dans le cumulatif annuel ...

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In Memory – Janet Firlotte

January 2nd, 2014 Three years have passed by without you. We need to let you know that we think of you daily and especially missed you this year when we were all able to spend time together at Christmas. Rest in peace Janet Your sisters Margaret – Pat – Chris

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In Memory – John Haidarenko

In loving memory of a dear father, grandfather and great-grandfather (Didi) who passed away December 25, 2007. Although our loved ones are out of sight They are never out of mind, For they are cherished in the hearts Of the ones they left behind. Love:   Lynn and Tina Julie, Kaitlin and Cassandra Dave, Tracy, Alley and Matthew Rodney, Cheryl, ...

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Wawa Goose Monument will be Replaced

  Everyone is very excited by the announcement yesterday by FEDNOR that the Government of Canada will be supporting the ‘repair’ of our beloved goose with their investment of $100,000. Unfortunately, the Wawa Goose is beyond repair and will be replaced. Research Casting International was selected, and the new goose will be installed in 2017, in time for Canada Day 2017, ...

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Ice begins to form on Wawa Lake

Dec 16, 2016 @ 12:13 With the very cold temperatures of the past couple of days, ice has begun to form on Wawa Lake. Yesterday afternoon, two patches of open water could be seen from the Drill Rig. One just off Blueberry Point, and the other on the east by Mackey Point. Several years ago, Andy Stevens shared information showing ...

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TREMBLAY, Heidi (nee Fellinger)

August 10, 1959 – November 24, 2016 We are saddened to announce the sudden passing of Heidi Tremblay on Thursday, November 24, 2016. Loving wife of 40 years to Robert. Most amazing mother to Glenn (Krystal) of Feversham and Cindy (Jacques) of Sault Ste. Marie. Cherished grandma of Brayden, Mathieu, Rya, Jayce and Maleck. Daughter of the late George and ...

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Hope Air celebrates 30 Years of Flights

  It is said that we are six or fewer steps away from each other so that a chain of “a friend of a friend” statements can be made to connect any two people in a maximum of six steps “six degrees of separation”. That tenuous type of connection led to this article. When the Nipigon River Bridge failed, Wawa-news covered the ...

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Interesting Presentations to Rebuild Wawa Goose Monument

Aug 31, 2016 @ 15:39 At last night’s Council Meeting, Council and members of the public were able to meet the three parties who have expressed an interest in building Wawa a new Wawa Goose Monument. A Wawa Goose Monument has been perched over the Magpie Valley and Highway 17 since 1963, 53 years ago. The first goose of plaster ...

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