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Thursday Morning News – November 30

Nov 30, 2017 @ 07:54 Weather – Periods of snow ending this afternoon then cloudy. Snow at times mixed with rain early this morning. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming northwest 20 gusting to 40 early this afternoon. Temperature falling to minus 4 this afternoon. Clearing this evening. Low minus 8 with temperature ...

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Superior Children’s Centre – Kids can Cook!

Nov 29, 2017 @ 14:08   On behalf of Superior Children’s Centre, and partnering agency, The United Way we would like to present the latest graduates from the Kids Can Cook program that has just finished. The Kids Can Cook program is an opportunity for children ages 7 – 12 to learn about safety in the kitchen, food handling, cleanliness, ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – November 29

Nov 29, 2017 @ 08:10 The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 Church Office Hours are  Thursday from 1 -3 p.m.  Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 ...

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Wednesday Morning News – November 29

Nov 29, 2017 @ 07:56 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. High minus 1. Tonight will become cloudy. Periods of snow beginning after midnight. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40. Temperature rising to minus 1 by Thursday morning. Marine – Gale warning in effect. Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 early this morning then becoming ...

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Marathon OPP Deploy Spike Belt, then Arrest Driver after Search

Nov 28, 2017 @ 10:48 On Monday, November 27th, 2017, the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of an orange 2008 Dodge Nitro traveling westbound on Highway 17 from the Wawa area that was involved in a theft of gas. The Wawa OPP responded at approximately 1:00 pm on November 27th to a report of a theft of gas ...

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December Events at Wawa Baptist Church

Nov 28, 2017 @ 08:29 On Friday, December 1st, Wawa Baptist Church will be holding another free two-hour monthly kids’ club at the Hillcrest Heights Centre. The kids’ club runs from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. All children between the age of 5 and 12 are welcome to attend. Come out to enjoy this month’s kids’ club as we sing carols, ...

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Corporate Planning & Policy Manual Meeting Tonight

Nov 28, 2017 @ 08:08 There is a Corporate Planning / Policy Manual Committee Meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. This Committee of Council will be receiving reports regarding the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby, 2018 EDC Work Plan, Festival of Lights, Business Case for Community Hub. They will also be reviewing the Wawa Snowmobile By-Law, and the North Algoma ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – November 28

Nov 28, 2017 @ 08:06 Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 4 4 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 3 4 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 2 4 McCOY, Joe 3 2 4 MOORE, Bruce 3 2 4 DERESKI, Louis 6 1 4 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 6 1 4 GAMES SCHEDULE – December 4, 2017 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 McCoy ...

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Barrick Mourns Loss of Employee at Hemlo Mine

Nov 28, 2017 @ 08:02 Barrick is saddened to confirm that Eulogio (Bot) Gutierrez, a 60-year-old survey technician at the Company’s Hemlo mine near Marathon, Ontario, passed away Monday as a result of being struck by a piece of mobile equipment in the underground mine. The incident occurred at about 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. There were no other injuries reported. ...

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Tuesday Morning News – November 29

Nov 28, 2017 @ 07:54 Weather – Cloudy. A few flurries beginning late this afternoon. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60. Temperature falling to zero this afternoon. Tonight, a few flurries ending late this evening then partly cloudy. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light this evening. Low minus 14. Marine – Gale warning in effect. Wind south 35 ...

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RT Minerals Corp. Updates Exploration at Norwalk Gold Property

Nov 27, 2017 @ 15:44 RT Minerals Corp. announces an update on its Norwalk gold property located near Wawa, Ontario. The Company has completed further surface exploration including trenching of a new target area called the Red Carbonate Zone (“RCZ”). A total of 15 grab samples were collected from the RCZ and have been submitted for pulp and metallic sieve ...

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WFD Called to Residence on Algoma Street

Nov 27, 2017 @ 15:35 The Wawa Fire Department was called to a residence on Algoma Street this afternoon. Firefighters were observed entering the building, and a short time later were installing a fan to draw fresh air into the residence.

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École Publique L’Escalade Launches “Wish Upon a Star” Campaign

Nov 27, 2017 @ 10:11 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation is preparing for this holiday season’s annual “Wish Upon a Star” Campaign.  For every gift made to the 2017 Wish Campaign, a star will be displayed on the Foundation Wish Tree in the hospital lobby. Stars can be personalized with a special message at the admitting desk.  Watch for ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Chapleau Man charged in Altercation

Nov 27, 2017 @ 10:09 On Saturday, November 25, 2017, at approximately 6:40 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Chapleau) Detachment responded to a Chapleau residence regarding a report of an assault. At the scene investigation revealed that a physical altercation had taken place between two males. As a result Andrew PORTELANCE (27) of Chapleau, Ontario ...

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Monday Morning News – November 27

Nov 27, 2017 @ 07:52 Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this morning. Periods of snow beginning early this afternoon. Amount 2 cm. High minus 5. Tonight, periods of snow ending early this evening then cloudy with 40 percent chance of ice pellets this evening then 40 percent chance of rain showers overnight. Risk of freezing ...

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