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“It Will Be A High Energy Kick Ass Rock & Roll Show”

photo by Tammy Vega

This is the message from former Cinderella axemaster and lead vocalist Tom Kiefer who was kind enough to chat with me via his home somewhere in Tennessee. The raspy-voiced singer who is mostly known for his hit songs including, Night Songs, Shake Me, You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Til It’s Gone, will be hitting the stage on Saturday, February ...

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Monday Morning News – February 17

Happy Family Day! Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Snow beginning late this afternoon. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High minus 5. Wind chill minus 26 this morning and minus 12 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Snow at times heavy. Local blowing snow this evening. Amount 10 ...

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Sunday Morning News – February 16

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this morning. High minus 12. Wind chill minus 24 this morning and minus 15 this afternoon. UV index 2 or low. Tonight A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 25. Wind chill minus 16 this evening ...

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Saturday Morning News

Weather – Snow and local blowing snow. Amount 5 cm. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 70 diminishing to 20 gusting to 40 this afternoon. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 17 this morning and minus 9 this afternoon. Tonight – Flurries. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming northwest 20 gusting to 40 ...

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Ontario Expanding Mental Health and Addictions Services for First Nations and Indigenous Communities

Ontario is expanding mental health, addictions and well-being services for First Nations and Indigenous organizations, helping to provide culturally-appropriate services closer to home. Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, was joined by Ross Romano, Minister of Colleges and Universities and MPP for Sault Ste. Marie, and Michael Tibollo, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, at The ...

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Working Together to Build Better, More Reliable Transportation

Today, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, issued the following statement after the Council of Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety annual meeting: “Today, Transportation and Highway Safety Ministers from across Canada met to discuss how we will work together to enhance transportation safety, improve our roads, bridges, and transit, and get the people of Ontario and Canada to work ...

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Fish for Free on Family Day Weekend

The Ontario Government invites families to fish for free on Family Day weekend. From February 15 to 17, Canadian residents of all ages can enjoy fishing in Ontario without having to purchase a licence or carry an Outdoors Card. “Our government is making it easier for families to spend quality time together while enjoying Ontario’s world-class lakes, rivers and streams,” ...

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Evolugen Donates to Wawa Fire Department

  In early January, Evolugen (formerly Brookfield) made a generous donation to the Wawa Fire Department. The Michipicoten Volunteer Firefighters Association had applied for a donation from Evolugen in order to purchase a battery-powered telescopic rescue ram and training. This compact tool can be used to push apart sections of a crushed car; for example, a ram could be placed ...

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Extreme Cold Warning Ended

Feb 14, 2020 at 10:52 Extreme Cold Warning ended for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville, and all areas in red in the graphic to the right   Feb 14, 2020 at 08:01 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville, and all areas in red in the graphic to the right ...

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Municipal Council Attends Capital Budget Presentation

Council held a special council meeting yesterday at 2 p.m. The intent of the meeting was for CAO O’Neill to present the Capital Budget for 2020, and to have assistance in this presentation from Department Directors for their budgets. Councilors Reece and Chiasson gave their regrets. It was a very interesting presentation which will see the Municipality undertake a number of ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – February 14

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 11 13 McCOY, Joe 2 9 12 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 7 13 KLOCKARS, Anna Lisa 4 6 12 BUCKELL, Chris 5 5 12 HALL, Dave 5 5 11 LESCHISHIN, Mark 7 4 12 TURMELLE, Katherine 8 1 11 Next games are Thursday February 20, 2020 at 7 p.m. Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice ...

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Extreme Cold Warning

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville, and all areas in red in the graphic to the right Bitterly cold wind chills near minus 40 are expected early this morning. Temperatures will rise start to rise later this morning. Keep emergency supplies in your vehicle such as extra blankets and jumper cables. If ...

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Friday Morning News – February 14

Happy Valentine’s Day Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 60 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High minus 10. Wind chill minus 40 this morning and minus 18 this afternoon. Frostbite in minutes. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries this evening and ...

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PuPs of 2020 ShOuLd ReAd ThIs

 As the City and Soo Greyhounds organization gets ready to submit a bid to host next year’s Memorial Cup, I decided to have a chat with Mark Matier. Mark as you know, was a piece of the puzzle that came together in 1993 by winning that much sought after prize. As a defenceman for the Greyhounds during the run, Mark ...

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