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Viking Voices – Back to School

Jan 23, 2017 @ 07:55 Staff and students at Michipicoten High School are back in the swing of things in 2017. The Winter Break started off with a talent show and luncheon for students and parents. We have many talented students in our school, including pianists, diablo masters, comedic grade 9s and our very own version of ‘JibJab’ featuring the ...

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DUBREUIL, Marcel (Bilingual)

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Wednesday January 11, 2017 at the age of 89 years. Beloved husband of Yolande Dubreuil of 66 years. Loving father of Marielle Bélanger (Luc), Francine Dubreuil (James), Mario Dubreuil (Nicole Bourgouin) and Joanne Dubreuil. Loving and supportive grandfather of Richard (Whitney), Francis (Carrie), ...

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Tuesday Morning News – February 7th

Weather – Cloudy with snow beginning early this morning, amounts of 5 to 10 cm. High of -10 with windchill of -25 this morning. Roads – From Sault Ste. Marie to Montreal River, Highway 17 is bare and wet with partly snow covered sections. From Montreal River to Wawa the road is bare and wet. From Wawa to the Paint ...

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Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville a annoncé la modification de la date

Jan 4, 2017 Le comité du Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville a annoncé la modification de la date de l’événement aux 28, 29 et 30 juillet 2017. Le comité du Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville est fier d’avoir finalisé et conclu un contrat de trois ans avec le Circuit Canadien. Cela place le Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville comme une compétition officielle dans le cumulatif annuel ...

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Wawa Goose Monument will be Replaced

  Everyone is very excited by the announcement yesterday by FEDNOR that the Government of Canada will be supporting the ‘repair’ of our beloved goose with their investment of $100,000. Unfortunately, the Wawa Goose is beyond repair and will be replaced. Research Casting International was selected, and the new goose will be installed in 2017, in time for Canada Day 2017, ...

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Take a Cookie Walk today!

  The ‘Ladies’ are playing Christmas Carols and the cookies are ready! Cookies are available for $6/dozen. A lady will take a stroll and you can pick your choice… until all cookies are gone. There is no limit so you can get all the cookies you can eat!

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Ice begins to form on Wawa Lake

Dec 16, 2016 @ 12:13 With the very cold temperatures of the past couple of days, ice has begun to form on Wawa Lake. Yesterday afternoon, two patches of open water could be seen from the Drill Rig. One just off Blueberry Point, and the other on the east by Mackey Point. Several years ago, Andy Stevens shared information showing ...

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Miroir, Miroir sur le mur

Dec 9, 2016 at 09:03   Depuis le début de l’année scolaire, les élèves de l’école Sacré-Cœur (Chapleau) prennent part dans différentes activités de construction identitaire afin de développer chez eux un sens d’appartenance et d’expression de soi. Les élèves de la 4e, 5e et 6e année ont découvert l’importance de refléter le meilleur d’eux-mêmes pour ensuite créer un mur ...

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Ground Search for Myla this afternoon at Ski Hill – UPDATE

Dec 8, 2016 On Thursday, December 8th, Myla was found (photo at right). A ground search has been organized today at 3 pm at Mount Wawa Ski Hill and to help with a ground search for James Smedley’s Dog Myla. Myla has been missing since she ran off after a rabbit Saturday, November 26th, and has not been seen since. ...

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Warm Weather Records set throughout Northern Ontario yesterday

We have had some extremely nice weather over the past few days – rather unseasonal some have remarked. Last night Environment Canada confirmed that opinion. They released temperatures records that showed that much of Northern Ontario experienced record breaking temperatures 10 to 20 degrees above average for early November. Yesterday records were set in: Kenora – New record of 14.8 ...

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Hope Air celebrates 30 Years of Flights

  It is said that we are six or fewer steps away from each other so that a chain of “a friend of a friend” statements can be made to connect any two people in a maximum of six steps “six degrees of separation”. That tenuous type of connection led to this article. When the Nipigon River Bridge failed, Wawa-news covered the ...

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Rainfall continues to swell creeks and rivers in the Algoma District

Sep 19, 2016 at 08:23 Over the past several weeks or so, there have been many rainy days. The rainfall of September 10 caused flooding and significant damage in the Goulais River area. Most notable for travellers was the damage at Joseph’s Homestead (Post Office RD-Vankoughnet TWP, N). For a while, two lanes and the shoulder were blocked due to ...

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SHARPE, Fr. James ‘Babe’

March 15th, 1926 – August 29th, 2016 After having lived a faith-filled life Fr. James “Babe” Sharpe passed away peacefully with his family by his side. He was always proud to say, he was born in Creighton Mines. Beloved son of John James and Flora (Grant) predeceased, and siblings Lawerence (Mary), Grant (Phyllis), Madge Mitchell (Bill), Mary Britton (Percy), Hugh ...

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Interesting Presentations to Rebuild Wawa Goose Monument

Aug 31, 2016 @ 15:39 At last night’s Council Meeting, Council and members of the public were able to meet the three parties who have expressed an interest in building Wawa a new Wawa Goose Monument. A Wawa Goose Monument has been perched over the Magpie Valley and Highway 17 since 1963, 53 years ago. The first goose of plaster ...

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