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Tuesday Morning News – May 30

May 30, 2017 @ 07:45 Weather – Showers today with fog patches dissipating late this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 10C is expected.   News Tidbits – RBC is holding a community information session in Dubreuilville today from 6 – 8 p.m. in the school. Remember Push for Change – Joe Roberts is in Regina! SSM Swing Dam ...

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OPP Release Results of Community Satisfaction Survey

May 29, 2017 @ 08:09 Between January 5 and March 18, 2017, citizens from across the province were asked to participate in a Community Satisfaction survey supported by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), to measure public opinion about the services provided by the OPP to communities throughout the province. The provincial report defines the methodology utilized by the research consultants ...

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News from the Park – Northern Ontario Focus, FAO Report

May 29, 2017 @ 08:05 Those of you who follow my News from the Park column weekly or tune into the televised proceedings of the Ontario Legislature will know how frequently I raise the issue that we Northerners sometimes feel slighted or forgotten by the government and their policy makers. You know the old line of reminding southerners that life ...

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Monday Morning News – May 29

May 29, 2017 @ 07:56 Weather – Cool and foggy this morning. Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 14. News Tidbits: In the United States, General Motors has been accused of installing devices similar to ones used by Volkswagen to pass emissions tests on their Silverado and Sierra ...

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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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