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OPP Investigating Disappearance of James Money – UPDATE

Sep 3, 2019 @ 11:49 – On August 29, 2019, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment Crime Unit and the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) arrested a male in relation to the disappearance of James (Jimmy) MONEY. In May of 2019, members the OPP learned that James (Jimmy) Lee MONEY, a 62-year-old male, had not been heard ...

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Corporate Planning & Council Meetings – Tuesday, September 3

Council is holding a Corporate Planning Meeting and a Regular Council Meeting tonight in Council Chambers tonight at 6:30 p.m. Although all meetings are open to the public – tonight everyone who uses the ice in Wawa should be attending this meeting. Beginning the meeting will be a presentation to a Wawa volunteer firefighter for 20 years of service. The ...

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Terry Fox Run – September 15

The Terry Fox Run in [insert community name] is days away, and participants are gearing up to raise money for cancer research and help keep Terry Fox’s dream alive. Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope might have ended in 1980 but the spark he lit in the hearts and minds of Canadians ignited into a campaign of hope that has lasted ...

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Tuesday Morning News – September 3

Weather – cloudy. Showers beginning early this morning. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 13. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Showers ending this evening then mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm early this evening. Wind north ...

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Happy New Year!

A friend of mine is a retired school teacher. He once told me about a former principal that he worked under that would wish the staff and students a Happy New Year on the first day of school. This week, Andrea Horwath convened our summer caucus retreat in Thunder Bay where we meet to discuss issues and make plans as we ...

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Rock Island Lodge House Concert & Dinner with Mary Fraser

  Mary trained in classical violin for the first decade and a half of her life, but has now moved into traditional music, she’s travelled to many places with rich fiddle traditions, immersing in the tunes and styles of Ireland, Scotland, Appalachia and New England.  Mary says “I love the fun of ragtime tunes and sappy waltzes from the 20s, as well as haunting ...

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Weekend Northern Lights

  It was a weekend to celebrate the end of summer and the return of students to school. It was also a weekend to watch the Northern Lights. They were visible Friday night and Joel Cooper took the above photograph from Sandy Beach on Lake Superior. He explained, “I took more pictures with longer exposure times. They look great but ...

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Sunday Morning News – September 1

Weather -Mainly cloudy. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 19. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – ainly cloudy. A few showers beginning after midnight. Low 11. News Tidbits – A lottery ticket sold in Sault Ste. Marie won $1 million playing Encore. The Encore number drawn was 5326429; the winner has yet to validate the ticket or ...

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Saturday Morning News – August 31

Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 18. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – partly cloudy. Clearing late this evening. Low 7. News Tidbits – There were Northern Lights last night at about 11 p.m., but the clouds hid most of them by 11:30. Tonight is expected to ...

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OPP Launch Distracted Driving Campaign for Labour Day Long Weekend

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be focusing on Distracted Driving this Labour Day Long Weekend from Friday, August 30 to Monday, September 2, 2019. The OPP will be educating road users in an effort to change driving behaviour and save lives. Officers in the Northeast Region have investigated 15 fatal motor vehicle collisions so far this year (August 12, 2019). Eleven ...

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Manitou Gold Samples 39.3g/t of High Grade Gold

Manitou Gold Inc. is pleased to announce further assay results from the Company’s ongoing exploration program at its 100% owned Goudreau Area properties located north of Wawa, Ontario. Manitou continues to have exploration success at the Rockstar property, where, a new gold bearing vein has been identified 400 metres to the West of the Rockstar vein.  The initial grab sample ...

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Friday Morning News

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers this morning and early this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 late this morning. High 16. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – A few clouds. Fog patches developing near midnight. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 6. ...

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