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Spring Fling is tonight!

  May 28, 2017 @ 14:0 The Wawa Entertainment Series (WES) is hosting tonight’s Spring Fling in support and as a fundraiser for the 4th Annual Wawa Music Festival which will be held this Canada Day Weekend. The show will go on at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, May 28th in the Michipicoten High School auditorium. This year’s talent includes select performances by ...

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Star Gazing – Northern Lights

May 28, 2017 @ 13:36 On the night of May 27, sky watchers across Canada and as far south as Pennsylvania were treated to a beautiful light show – the aurora borealis.   Primarily seen as a greenish glow low in the north, the Aurora at times creates long spikes or columns of green, red, blue and violet that brighten ...

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My Thanks to Jordan!

  Jordan Roberts was the only person who answered my plea for volunteers to help clean up the mess in our outdoors. His call came only a little late for our ‘Highway Blitz’ since we are a bunch of ‘regulars’. I asked him if he would mind doing some clean-up around his neighbourhood… and he agreed. This is what he ...

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Sunday Morning News – May 28

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers and risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 15. News Tidbits –  Tonight is Spring Fling!

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Updated Food Recall Warning – Various brands of flour and flour products recalled due to E. coli O121

May 28, 2017 @ 09:29 The food recall warning issued on May 11, 2017 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation. Ardent Mills is recalling various brands of flour and flour products due to possible E. coli O121 contamination. Consumers should not consume the ...

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A Bear Dragged it Away!

May 28, 2017 @ 08:50   What is wrong with this picture? Nothing!!   Absolutely nothing — and with all the other garbage in the bush, and gravel pits. Nothing wrong to choke out natural resources with furniture, tv’s, discarded building materials, carpets and trash of every size and colour — as long as nobody sees you doing it! Even ...

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Essar Steel Algoma Returns to its Roots – Rebrands as Algoma

A company with inseparable ties to Sault Ste. Marie and a rich, century old steelmaking tradition is returning to its roots. After a decade known as Essar Steel Algoma, the historic steel manufacturer has launched its new brand: Algoma. Today during a ceremony at its facilities on the shores of the St. Mary’s River employees gathered to mark a new ...

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Friday Morning News – May 26

May 26, 2017 @ 07:27 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud today with a 30% chance of showers this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High of 20C and the humidity is at 96%. Forest Fires – There were no new fires confirmed in the Northeast Region between May 23 and the afternoon of May 25. So far this fire season, there have ...

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Hawk Road & Treasures at the Load Check

May 25, 2017 @ 09:02   Road construction on Highway 17 north brought our cleanup to a stop — but we did the immediate area, about 5 kilometers from the Goose north to a little past the shooting range. On that short stretch, we pulled 15 bags of trash (and when I say 15 bags, they are filled to the ...

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Thursday Morning News – May 25

May 25, 2017 @ 07:50 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud today, with a 30% chance of showers late this morning and this afternoon. A high of 19 is expected. News Tidbits – Don’t forget tonight there is a “Public Engagement on Ontario’s Rural Education Strategy” 6:30 PM · Royal Canadian Legion Branch.

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RT Minerals files NI 43-101 Technical Report for Ballard Lake

May 24, 2017 @ 13:38 RT Minerals Corp. announces that the Company has filed a NI 43-101 Technical Report on SEDAR for the Ballard Lake diamond and gold property (the “Property”), which is 100% owned and subject to a 2% retained royalty.   The Ballard Lake property is located approximately 50 kilometres northeast of Wawa, Ontario, Canada, within the Michipicoten ...

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OPP & MTO – Construction Season is underway

May 24, 2017 @ 10:59   This year the MTO is reporting in excess of 200 construction projects in Ontario. These projects consist of highway expansions, bridge replacements and road maintenance which may result in road closures, reduced lanes, lane realignments and reduced speed limits. When travelling, drivers should be prepared to possible delays in construction zones. Speeds are reduced in ...

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Wawa’s first ever Environmental Appreciation Day!

May 24, 2017 @ 10:46   On Tuesday, May 15th the first annual Wawa Environmental Appreciation Day was held. Mayor Ron Rody presented a surprised Karin Grundt with the inaugural Environmental Appreciation Award for her outstanding work as a garbologist and her tireless advocacy and educating people about littering.   Karin began picking up the garbage along the highway in ...

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Wawa receives $403,977 in Federal & Provincial Funding for Water projects

The Federal and Provincial Governments announced over $13.6 million in federal funding for 221 water and wastewater projects in 86 communities across Ontario. This investment is part of an agreement between Canada and Ontario under the Canada-Ontario Clean Water & Wastewater Fund (CWWF) agreement. The 221 projects across Ontario that have been approved for federal funding amounts to $19,219,318. 34 projects were announced this ...

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Wednesday Morning News – May 24

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers with a high 15 today. News Tidbits – A call centre in Sudbury is using credit checks as part of their hiring process. Apparently, this would help protect their clients from poor employees. Wouldn’t an employee with debt, be more vested in retaining their job? Terrace Bay is having some excitement ...

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