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DERASP, Norman Rheal ‘Norm’

1958 – 2011 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Norman Rheal Derasp at his home on August 1, 2011 at the age of 53 years. Norman was born in Wawa, Ontario on May 13, 1958 to parents Rita and Arcade Derasp. He had a passion for music, fishing, camping and spending time ...

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BUSSINEAU, Joseph John Frederic ‘John’

Passed away with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Saturday, February 12, 2011, at the age of 75 years.  Beloved husband of Clair (nee Penno) for almost 50 years.  Loving father of Lane Bussineau (Denise), Jeff Bussineau (Rose) and Cindy Dumont (Rene).  Proud and loving grandpa of Dillon, Brandon, Michael, James, Rabecca and Makenah. ...

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Tim Horton’s Smile Cookies Donate $2169 to LDHC Oncology Unit

  Last week, Wawa’s Tim Hortons presented a “Smile Cookie Cheque” for $2,169 to Carol Styres, for the Lady Dunn Health Centre’s Oncology Unit. This is an annual campaign run by Tim Hortons, with each local franchise deciding on the charity to benefit. A smile cookie sold for $1, meaning that 2,169 cookies were made, bought and eaten during this ...

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Wawa Elects First Woman Mayor!

Publish on: Oct 25, 2010 Wawa has elected its new mayor and council for the next four years. In a history making, neck and neck race, Linda Nowicki led by a mere 27 votes or 2% when the final votes were tallied. Linda will become Wawa’s first woman Mayor in December. For Council, Holly Morrison-Smith, Yvan Besner, Ron Rody and ...

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Zachary Lucky & Sean Craib-Petkau to Play Rock Island Tonight!

Aug 25, 2010 @ 12:17 Zachary says “I’m a prairie folk artist based out of Saskatoon, SK. This fall I will be touring coast to coast along with another folk artist from around these parts. We’re going to be doing close to 50 shows in the two month span, and we would really love to bring our stories and songs ...

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Tired of Cooking? Flourless Cookies

FLOURLESS MACAROONS WITH JAM CENTERSIn a food processor; 3 cups slivered blanched almonds 2/3 cup Splenda (or sugar) 1/4 tsp salt Grind this up to a fine mixture and add; 2 egg whites 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Process further til a ball of dough is formed.Roll dough into 1 inch balls.(about the size of a walnut) Press the balls flat and ...

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BOISSONEAU, Danny

At Manitowik Lake on Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at the age of 46 years. Kindred spirit & loving husband of Doreen (nee Bain.) Devoted father & friend of Danica Boissoneau (Greig Lethbridge), Dustin and the four-legged son Coal. Cherished son of William (Bill) and the late Joyce Boissoneau. Fun-loving brother of; the late Diane Jamieson (Alan), Donna Kozak (Tom), Denise ...

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Body Recovered in Search for Missing Snowmobiler

On April 12th, 2010, the Superior East OPP, OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit, OPP helicopter, and 2 MNR boats returned to the scene on Manitowik Lake to continue the search for 46-year-old, Daniel Boissoneau of Hawk Junction who went missing on December 10th, 2009 while driving a snowmobile on Manitowik Lake. Mr. Boissoneau was found at 2:00 p.m. on ...

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Snowmobiling On Manitowik Lake

Saturday, December 12th, 2009 – 13:28:09 Members of the Superior East O.P.P – Wawa Detachment are investigating an incident involving a Hawk Junction man who went through the ice at Manitowik Lake while snowmobiling on Thursday. Daniel Boissoneau, 46, went into the water sometime late Thursday triggering a search by the O.P.P and the Michipicoten Fire & Emergency Services that ...

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Veteran’s Memorial Board

This wall at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre is dedicated by a grateful community in memory of those who served courageously with Canadian and Allied Forces during World War I (1914-1918), World War II (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953) and peacekeeping. World War I Bill Atkinson, Reno Berdusco, Howard Bryan, William Fox, Fred Jones, Lorne Mahoney, Eric Monroe, William Penno, Wilfred Portugais, Frank Sherlock, ...

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Tim Horton’s Smile Cookies Donate $2200 to Wawa Food Bank

  This afternoon Wawa’s Tim Hortons presented a “Smile Cookie Cheque” for $2,200 to the Wawa Food Bank. This is an annual campaign run by Tim Hortons, with each local franchise deciding on the charity to benefit. The cookies were sold for only one week, from September 21st to September 27th. A smile cookie sold for $1. In Wawa, 2,100 ...

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Smile Cookie Campaign Donates $1,540 to Wawa Food Bank

Last Wednesday morning the staff at our local Tim Hortons franchise presented the Wawa Food bank with a cheque in the amount of $1,540. Perry and Norma Kauk, along with a number of their staff, took a moment out of their busy day to present the proceeds from “Timmy’s” Smile cookie campaign, having raised an estimated fifty percent more than ...

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Grandma Doors are Catching ON!

Jun 2, 2008 Sir James Dunn School kicked off the Grandma Door project during the first week of May! Many parents and even some grandparents came in to help create a grandma door. In fact, the interest has spread and some parents are now creating their own doors! Christy Reid and her mother Jill Ramsbottom came to school with Jill’s ...

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For the Fallen

Poem by Robert Laurence Binyon (1869-1943), published in The Times newspaper on 21st September 1914. With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead across the sea. Flesh of her flesh they were, spirit of her spirit, Fallen in the cause of the free. Solemn the drums thrill: Death august and royal Sings sorrow up into ...

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