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Wednesday Morning News – April 15

Weather – Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness near noon then 30 percent chance of flurries late this afternoon. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this afternoon. High minus 2. Wind chill minus 15 this morning and minus 7 this afternoon. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 12. Wind chill minus ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN (White River to Jct 17/614)

The highway has been opened. Apr 14, 2020 at 14:26 At 2:00 OPP tweeted that Highway 17 beween White River and the Junction of Hwy 17/614 (Manitouwadge) following a collision. An earlier tweet by Schreiber Fire warned for motorists to be aware of a significant accident at Mobert, “Expect delays. move over for emergency services.”

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory in Effect (LSPP to Searchmont)

Environment Canada has issued a Winter Weather Travel Advisory for an area stretching from Lake Superior Provincial Park to Searchmont.  It warns that lake effect snow off Lake Superior will be heavy at times today with amounts up to 10 cm possible. and that locally hazardous travel conditions are likely along Highway 17. At this time Highway 631 between Hornepayne ...

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Tuesday Morning News – April 14

Weather – Mainly cloudy. Flurries beginning this morning. Risk of snow squalls late this morning and this afternoon. Local amount 5 cm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High minus 2. Wind chill minus 16 this morning and minus 8 this afternoon. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Flurries ending late this evening then mainly ...

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Winter Storm Warning Continues

Apr 13, 2020 at 15:45 Highway 631 CLOSED from White River to Hwy 11 Junction, Highway 11 from Kapuskasing to Longlac. Winter storm warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Major winter storm continues today. Heavy snow will continue today as a strong low pressure system tracks across Northeastern Ontario. Northerly winds gusting up to ...

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Marathon OPP – 2 Arrested after Collision with Cocaine for purpose of trafficking

On Monday April 13, 2020 at approximately 03:12am officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon Detachment responded to a motor vehicle collision (MVC) on Highway 17 near Angler Creek west of Marathon, ON. While conducting the MVC investigation officers received information regarding a possible prohibited weapon and a further search was conducted of the motor vehicle. While conducting the ...

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Rotary Club of Wawa makes Donation to Wawa Volunteer Firefighters Association

  On behalf of the Michipicoten Volunteer Firefighters Association, we would like to thank the Rotary Club of Wawa for their generosity and continued support. The Association has just received a donation of $ 10,000.00 in order for us to purchase the MULTI-FORCE, (Forcible Entry Door System). This training aid will aid in training the Wawa Fire Department in gaining ...

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Monday Morning News – April 13

Weather – Snow at times heavy and local blowing snow. Amount 15 to 25 cm. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature steady near minus 2. Wind chill near minus 10. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Periods of snow ending overnight then partly cloudy. Amount 2 cm. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light overnight. ...

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Premier Doug Ford Delivers Easter Greetings

Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to mark Easter Sunday: “Today, people across Ontario will celebrate the joyous occasion of Easter. For Christians, Easter Sunday is the holiest day in the Christian calendar and marks the triumphant resurrection of Jesus Christ. For others, the Easter long weekend is a time to celebrate the arrival of spring, spend quality ...

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Winter Storm Warning

11:42 AM EDT Sunday 12 April 2020 Winter storm warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake A major winter storm is expected tonight into Monday. A low pressure system is forecast to track across Northeastern Ontario Monday bringing snow and blowing snow to the area. Snow ...

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Sunday Morning News – April 12

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy this afternoon. High plus 3. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Cloudy. Snow at times heavy beginning this evening. Local blowing snow overnight. Amount 15 to 25 cm. Wind becoming northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 after midnight. Low minus 2. Wind chill minus 8 overnight. A winter storm ...

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Winter storm watch

Winter storm watch in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A significant winter storm is expected Sunday night into Monday. A low-pressure system is expected to track over Northeastern Ontario Monday bringing snow and blowing snow to the area. Snow is expected to begin late Sunday evening before becoming heavy overnight. Northerly winds gusting near 60 ...

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Saturday Morning News – April 11

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High plus 4. Wind chill minus 10 this morning. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 6. Wind chill minus 10 overnight. A winter storm watch is in effect. Statistics (April 11, 2020, ...

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Cross of Lights “Lights in Memoriam”

Every year at Easter time, the Star that has been at the front of the United Church since Advent, is replaced with a cross.  This cross is lit with many bright bulbs.  Church and community members are welcome to purchase a bulb in memory of someone.  This list is usually published weekly in our church bulletin.  Thanks to Wawa-News for ...

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Take Your Pick ; Pneumonia or C 19

That is about the size of it and some things need to change as we adapt to our current surroundings. I have a few humble suggestions to our leaders and officials in charge of what we can do, and where we can assemble. For instance, as per yesterday and the ramping up for groceries for the Easter weekend, I noticed ...

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