Local News

A Look at The Greyhounds Upcoming Season

This year, there has been a change of background scenery as I will be writing my weekly column on events regarding your Soo Greyhounds for Brenda and Wawa News, and all the fans up in the North. I am very excited for this as I know many fans of the Hounds make trips to the Soo for games or listen ...

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Sunday Morning News – September 8

Weather – Mainly sunny. High 17. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Clear. Fog patches developing overnight. Low plus 4. News Tidbits – Did you know? The Thrift Barn on Broadway Avenue accepts used and dead batteries foe recycling. There is a wood box near loading dock for car batteries, and to recycle mall batteries, bring them into the store.

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Men’s Night Golf – September 5

105 Players 1st FLIGHT: Paul Bastien, Nick Begin, Mike Belanger – 4 under par 32 2nd FLIGHT: Jean DesGagne, Jim Ollynick, Luc Belanger – 2 under par 34 3rdFLIGHT: Nick farand, Kyle Wood, Mike Lavergne -1 under par 35 4th FLIGHT: Joe McCoy, Glen Williams, Gary Mercier – Even par 36 5th FLIGHT: Jesse Johnson, Jose Plante, Jules Anglehart – ...

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Saturday Morning News – September 7

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming north 20 km/h near noon. High 15. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – partly cloudy. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low plus 4. News Tidbits- Don’t forget the Corn Roast in Hawk today.

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 6

There were no new fires discovered by late afternoon on September 6. There are currently no active fires in the Northeast. The forest fire hazard is low to moderate across the region. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map at Ontario.ca/forestfires.   Help prevent forest fires Adopt safe campfire practices! Choose the ...

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Registration Night a Success!

  Last night the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre hosted the annual Fall Registration Night. Local activity clubs such as Wawa Minor Hockey Association, Defined Movement Dance, Karate, Bowling, and the Wawa Figure Skating Club were present. Also was a display featuring information on free senior’s activities such as Tai Chi, Chair Based Fit, Indoor Walking, Balance, Stretch and Strength was ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 5

There were no new fires discovered by late afternoon on September 5. There is one active forest fire in the region. Algonquin Park 26 is under control at 0.9 of a hectare. It‘s located near Radiant Lake. The forest fire hazard is low to moderate across the region. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see ...

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Mantha Fights against ADSAB Restructuring and Cuts

The Ford Government is continuing its cuts to health care funding and social services (a list of these cuts can be read here). Mike Mantha, our MPP is going to bat to try and stop the restructuring of the Algoma District School Board. Recently, Wawa, White River, Dubreuilville and Hornepayne learned about proposed cuts to the ambulance service. These cuts ...

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Do you know your AT/UTV Regulations?

The Fall Hunting Season is upon us. As part of the fall hunting ritual, hunters make good use of ATV’s and UTV’s. The OPP explain, “In 2015, the provincial government legalized “Side by Sides” (SxS) and 2-up ATV’s. That goes for all 2-ups (from the manufacturer), all UTV’s and SxS’s. While it’s still up to the local municipality to decide, the Ontario ...

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Friday Morning News – September 6

Weather – Showers ending this morning then mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 16. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 10. News Tidbits – The movie Brotherhood one of the movies being played is 31st edition of the Cinéfest Sudbury International Film ...

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Dream Lottery Tickets in the Community

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation will be in the community promoting its Annual Dream Vacation Lottery.  Tickets are available at local businesses and hospital admitting. Watch for volunteers selling tickets at the local Post Office on Mondays and Tuesday and Valumart on Thursdays and Fridays. With only 2000 tickets printed your odds for winning are great. By purchasing a ticket ...

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Between the Covers – September 4

  T.D. SUMMER READING CLUB – The end of the summer program brings with it the announcement of the winners of the tablets and candy jars!! Thank you to the Rotary Club of Wawa, Wesdome, Hawk Air, Allemano & Fitzgerald, Wawa Fishing Derby, Northern Lights Motel, Northern Lights Ford, Davidson Fuels, Body Lines by Crack, Kinniwabi Pines, Provost Contracting, The Royal ...

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SE OPP Statistics for Labour Day Weekend

Members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were active on local highways conducting traffic enforcement throughout this past weekend. As a result of patrols conducted between August 30 and September 2, 2019, 86 charges were issued including the following: 57 Speeding charges 12 Other Highway Traffic Act (HTA) charges Five Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act (CAIA) ...

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Soo OPP Charge Male after ditching vehicle and running

On September 3, 2019 at approximately 3:50 a.m. members from Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a motor vehicle in Aweres Township, Ontario. Officers located the vehicle on Highway 17, Aweres Twp where they attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The driver did not comply with police as the vehicles speed increased and exceeded ...

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