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Michipicoten Police Services Board & Township of Michipicoten Police Association (Uniform Members) Ratify Collective Agreement…

Published on: Mar 15, 2005 The Michipicoten Police Services Board and the Township of Michipicoten Police Association (Uniform Members) are pleased to announce that they have ratified a new three (3) year Collective Agreement.  The negotiation process was amiable yet intense given that the Association was seeking a one year contract that would give them parity with their comparative police ...

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Maxfield’s Changes Name and Location…

Maxfield’s Jewellers has changed their name and location. They used to be located right across from Lion’s Beach and the Drill Rig and was called Maxfield’s Jewellers. Now they have found a new home in the old Bank of Montreal on the corner of Broadway Avenue and Gold Street.   The new premises are bright and airy, with lots of ...

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$10,000 Winner is…

The Michipicoten Volunteer Firefighters Association held their “Annual Cash Draw” at the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby, late Sunday afternoon. In total there are 5 draws for $1000, and a grand prize of $10,000 with each ticket bought re-entered for each draw. At the Derby, the three $1000 winners were James Hosegod of Thunder Bay, Gord Lesarge of Marathon, Gino Bernatchez ...

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Winter Carnival Wrap-up…

  This year appears to have have been one of the best Wawa Winter Carnivals ever. With events concentrated at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre, participants skipped over to events all Saturday long, then taking advantage of the inside events to escape the bitter cold. The Carnival began with the Opening Ceremonies Friday evening and for Mayor Rod Morrison, to ...

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Snow Cake is a GO!

Residents of Wawa were thrilled this morning to hear on JJAM-FM the interview between Mayor Rod Morrison and “Caper” as confirmation of the filming for part of the movie “Snow Cake” was announced. Mayor Rod Morrison explained “It finally came together Monday. I got a call last night (Monday), that all lights are green, everything is a go! In fact, ...

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Pathways – Laughter is Good Medicine

Have you ever laughed, really laughed until your sides hurt, your tummy muscles complain, your eyes water and your cheek muscles scream? Doesn’t it feel great? For that period of time all your cares and worries vanish…gone!! You feel energized and ready to take on the world. From what I can remember, real, honest to goodness, deep in the gut, ...

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Bev’s Lazy Man’s Shepherd’s Pie

In these days when both parents work, and schedules are tight, it is very difficult to organize home cooked meals. This recipe helps to put together an old favourite with an estimated prep time of 20 minutes and cooking time of 1/2 hour. Enjoy! 1 pound ground beef 1 medium onion (diced) 1/2 medium green pepper (diced) 1 can peas ...

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Bev’s O’ Henry Squares

1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup milk Bring to a boil and add: 1 cup graham wafer crumbs 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 cup coconut Put 9 whole graham wafers in the bottom of a pan. Pour mixture on top of the wafers. Put equal amount of wafers on top of the mixture. Ice with a chocolate ...

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Bev’s Half Hour Pudding

a tasty pudding with a raisin caramel sauce ¾ cup brown sugar 1 cup raisins 1 tbsp butter 1 ¾ cup boiling water 1 tbsp butter 1 cup clour ½ cup sugar 1/8 tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder ½ cup milk Boil first three ingredients uncovered until raisins are soft. Cream 1 tbsp butter, blending in ½ c sugar, ...

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Bev’s Brownies

Enjoy these, you may have to make them when the kids are out playing in order to get yourself a square, they are scrumptious! 1 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup cocoa 3 eggs 1 cup flour 1.5 tsp baking powder 1.5 tsp vanilla 1 cup walnuts Cream together the butter with sugars, add ...

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SCOTT, Henry (Hank)

Member and past Master of the Woodland Lodge #680, Wawa. Veteran of WW II and Member of The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 429 Wawa. Peacefully, at the Kirkland Lake Extendicare on Thursday, January 27, 2005 at the age of 92 years. Hank, predeceased in 1998 by his loving wife Barbara. Loving father of Bill (Eva) of Grande Prairie, Alberta, and ...

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MILLS, Ian Albert C.D.

32 years in the Military. Peacefully at the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre on January 25, 2005 in his 75th year. Son of the late Albert and Catherine Mills. Dear loving husband and friend of Berylyne who will miss him always. Loving Dad to Sharlyne (Gilles Mathieu) of Ottawa, Maureen (Mike Sauvé) of Ottawa, Rodderick (Denise Carter) of Toronto, brothers and ...

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HUTCHINGS, Mary Elizabeth “Becky”

Member of the Ladies Auxiliary Royal Canadian Legion Branch 429, Wawa. At the Sault Area Hospital on Sunday, January 23, 2005. Becky, wife of the late Frank, loving mother of John (Lisa) of Sault Ste. Marie. Predeceased by her sisters, Marg and Annie MacDonald and her brothers Leo and Angus MacDonald. A Funeral Mass was celebrated by Father Pat Woods ...

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HICKS, Arthur Ernest

At the Plummer Hospital, Sault Ste. Marie, on Sunday January 9, 2005. Arthur, in his 83rd year. Son of the late Mary and Edwin Hicks. Beloved husband of Gwennyth (Scott). Dear father of Shirley Dumoulin (Bill Robertson). Loved grandfather of Jamie Lee and Matthew Dumoulin. Brother of Betty (late Bill) Kirby, Norman (Mary) Hicks, Mary (Bill) Lethbridge, Eva (Bill) Bovingdon, ...

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KOOB, Daniel Charles

Passed away at St. Joseph’s General Hospital, Elliot Lake, Saturday, March 6, 2004 at the age of 69. Dear husband of Helen Koob of Spragge. Dear father of Martin (Heather Smith), Joan (Rick Norkooli), Joseph, Andrew, Julia Taylor (Mike Cohen), Angela and Marie Newell (Roger). Dear grandfather of Kimberly, Amelia and Madeline. Dear brother of Leona Boyle (late Raymond), Tony ...

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