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Ladies Night Golf – September 4

63 Golfers 1st Flight Winner – Toni Rutland, Guylaine Domich, Charlee Simon  39 2nd Flight Winner – Chantel Cousineau, Colette DeChamplain, Veronique Rouleau 46 3rd Flight Winner – Linda Guindon, Paula Valois, Louise Moran  47 4th Flight Winner – Kathy Turyk, Karen Tait, Wendy Bonitzke 50 5th Flight Winner – Cheryl Tremblay, Sandra Case   54 Special Event Winners and Draws ...

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Kids ARE returning to schools with fewer resources and less support

For the life of me, I wasn’t able at first why I was hearing people singing or humming and even two or three bopping to the tune of the Happy Days show theme. You know the one with starring Richie Cunningham, the Fonz and all the others from Milwaukee. I mean, it’s not exactly on the TV show ratings radar anymore. ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 8

There was one active fire in the region by mid-afternoon on September 8. Algonquin Park 28 is under control at 0.1 of a hectare. The fire is located near Frank Lake in the southern portion of the park. The forest fire hazard is low to moderate across the region. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, ...

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Monday Morning News – September 9

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 17. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – increasing cloudiness. Periods of rain beginning after midnight. Low 10. News Tidbits – Wawa News has confirmed with the OPP Communications Centre in North Bay that there may be some minor traffic delays today where the cattle truck caught fire yesterday as ...

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Hwy 17 – Open (Wawa to Alona Bay) – may be traffic delays

Sep 9, 2019 @ 07:22 – Wawa News has confirmed with the OPP Communications Centre in North Bay that there may be some minor traffic delays today where the cattle truck caught fire yesterday as the transport is removed today. One lane is expected to remain open, allowing for alternating flow of traffic through that area. Be aware of traffic ...

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BERGERON, Alain

Passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019, at the age of 36 years. Loving father of Sebastien and Jeremy. Cherished son of Luc and Edith Bergeron. Beloved brother Denis (Guylaine Morin), Isabelle Perreault (Daniel) and Julie Boucher (Joël). Grandson of Francois Xavier Bouchard (feue Rachel Côté) and Florence Thibodeau (feu Gérard Bergeron). He will be remembered by his many aunts, ...

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Frost Advisory

Environment Canada is warning that a frost advisory is in effect in an area stretching from Pukaskwa Park to Lake Superior Park, and areas as shown in the map to the right. Temperatures are expected to fall to near zero degrees tonight into Monday morning. One should cover up tender plants as the frost may damage them.

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GoFundMe Launched “Help Keep This Family Together”

Dear Family, Friends and Neighbours, The people of this community have come together time and time again in many difficult circumstances and I am asking for your kindness and generosity to help another one of our Wawa families. Phyllis, Dan and Jessica Dwyer have been fighting the battle against cancer together and it has been a long, difficult road. Phyllis ...

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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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