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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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Police Report March 7-10th

During the above time period, the Michipicoten Township Police Service responded to seventeen (17) calls for service.  Following are the incidents that are reportable to the public. On March 7th police were dispatched to a minor motor vehicle collision in the parking lot of a local motel.  Damages were estimated at $500.00.  No charges were laid. On March 8th a ...

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Wawa Municipal Police Report – March 10

1. Numerous parking tickets were issued overnight. Residents are reminded that vehicles are not allowed to be parked on any streets between the hours of 1:00 AM and 8:oo AM from October 15th to May 15th inclusive. 2. On Wednesday, March 9, 2005, a complaint was lodged from one of the schools in regards to a youth trespassing upon the ...

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Chief William Rose returns…

Mar 9, 2005 (Jerusalem, Israel) – Chief Rose and more than 30 other senior police leaders from across Ontario returned from a successful week-long mission to Israel today. The insights and lessons learned on the mission will find their way into the way police services in the province are operated and ultimately help improve community safety and security, said Chief ...

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Dianor options Leadbetter Extension…

Mar 9, 2005 On March 2nd, Dianor Resources Inc. (DOR: TSX Venture Exchange) announced that it entered into an option agreement to acquire a 70% interest in 49 patented mining claims located to the east and south of its Leadbetter Diamond Property. The Leadbetter Extension Property totaling 1,597 acres (646 hectares) located in Chabanel Township, Northern Ontario. The combined Leadbetter ...

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Wawa Man Wins Largest Lake Trout!

The is over, the prizes awarded, and most of the fisherfolk headed out right away trying to stay ahead of the storm that Environment Canada had predicting. The Winner of the Largest Lake Trout was Mr. Danny Lacasse of Wawa with an 8.52 pound fish caught from Wawa Lake. His reward for catching the largest lake trout was a Honda ...

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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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Do you have your Derby Ticket?

This weekend will see an influx of fishermen and their snowmachines for the 14th Annual Wawa Ice Fishing Derby. At press time there are close to 1000 fishermen registered, with about half of the registrants coming from Wawa, the balance are from all over, Toronto, Quebec, Michigan and Ohio. This is one of the largest ice fishing derbies in Northern ...

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MHS Vikings Lose to Warriors…

In a series of fast-paced games, the Queen Elizabeth “Warriors” from Sioux Lookout won 2 of 3 games against Wawa’s Michipicoten High School “Vikings” in the NWOSSAA finals held at Michipicoten High School in Wawa, Tuesday and Wednesday. The Warriors will be headed to London (starting games on Monday and finishing Wednesday) for the All Ontario Finals. They will be ...

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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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WFSC Gala – “Our Music Videos”…

The Wawa Winter Carnival ended with the gala performance of skaters from the Wawa Figure Skating Club. WFSC “Our Own Music Videos” was opened by the singing voice of Haley Filion who sang “O Canada”. Once again the gala was announced by the wonderful voice of Freda Gatz. The opening number was performed by all the WFSC skaters in “The ...

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Karaoke Contest a Success…

This Carnival saw the introduction of a new event; a Teen & Pre-teen Karaoke Sing-Off was held at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre Saturday evening (while the adults did the Legion Wing Ding). A good number of participants competed, while the audience did their share by clapping as the singers sang. Although some of the competitors were quite nervous, some ...

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2005 Wawa Winter Carnival Begins…

Feb 25, 2005 at 14:37 Lori Johnson, opened the ceremonies explaining that the audience was standing in the middle of the Snow Fantasy Court. There were statues of a “Snow Cake”, Sponge Bob icefishing and the face of Shrek. Lori thanked the volunteers, “this is a celebration of the volunteer spirit that is alive and well in our community, so ...

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