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Saturday Morning News – October 12

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 5. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Showers. A few flurries inland. Local snowfall amount 5 cm inland. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late this evening. Low plus 1. News Tidbits – Northern Lights Ford will ...

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ABBOTT, Michael Kirby “Mike”

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the age of 62 years.  Beloved husband of Colleen for 42 years.  Proud dad of Emily and Michael.  Loving son of the late Joseph “Sonny” and Reta Abbott.  Dear brother of Joanne Thompson, Jennifer Abbott and Melissa Abbott.  Dear ...

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Found on FaceBook – 2nd Round of Proposals for on-ice recreation programming

The following post was found on FaceBook: “Thanks for all your comments and feedback on our new on-ice recreation programming. We have taken them into account and would like to present a second round of proposals. Included here is a schedule, as well as better definitions of Public Skate, Family Skate, Youth Pick-Up and Family Pick-Up. We would love to ...

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Manitouwadge OPP looking for Public Assistance in SUV Theft and Collision

The Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting the public’s assistance regarding the theft of a motor vehicle (MV) from a residence in Manitouwadge, ON. On October 4, 2019 at 6:10am, a silver 2015 Nissan Murano was located badly damaged by a motorist and reported to police. The MV was 8.5km south of Manitouwadge on 614 Highway. Travelling south bound ...

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Ghoulish greetings from the Soo Zombie Walk!

The zombies are rising from the dead once again to lurch to the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre on Saturday, October 19th. 2019 marks our 10th year of frightening fun, and the zombies will have plenty to celebrate! The doors of the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre open at 3:00pm, ushering in the horde of undead to enjoy heaps of freakishly fun ...

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Bob Mann Wins Dream Vacation Lottery!

The Dream Vacation Lottery draw has been made and the lucky winner is Bob Mann, ticket #1432! Bob won a return trip for two to any Westjet destination and $2,000 cash. Congratulations!! Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets to support the Foundation’s current campaign for a washer/disinfector and sterilizer for the Medical Devices Reprocessing Department. Thank you to each ...

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OPP Takes Part in Operation Impact Campaign (October 11 – 14, 2019)

As Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers prepare to police some of the heaviest traffic volumes of the year, they are reporting 216 fatal motor vehicle collisions that have claimed the lives of 239 people so far this year. Heading into the Thanksgiving Long Weekend, motor vehicle collisions on OPP-patrolled roads sit at 53,036, up from last year when collisions had ...

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AUDET, Roger Rene

May 25, 1941 – October 9, 2019 Passed peacefully with family at his side. Roger will be survived by his loving wife Mary Lajoie-Audet. Baby brother of Emile (Eleanor), late Yolande Yelle (Jacques) and Jeannine Rogers (Richard). Brother in-law of the late Therese Loney (Grant), Pauline Drinkill (late John), Madaline Pinet, Lucille Brazeau (Bob), Rene Lajoie (Sandi Miller-Lajoie) and Marcel ...

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Rainfall Warning

5:19 AM EDT Friday 11 October 2019 Rainfall warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park Marathon – Schreiber Nipigon – Rossport Rain, at times heavy, is expected. Rain will begin this morning with most rainfall occurring later this afternoon and evening. Rainfall amounts near 50 mm are expected, with higher amounts possible in embedded thunderstorms. Rain will taper off ...

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Friday Morning News – October 11

Weather – Cloudy. Rain at times heavy beginning late this morning. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Wind southeast 30 km/h gusting to 60. High 16. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Rain at times heavy. Amount 20 to 30 mm. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming light after midnight. Low plus 3. There is a rainfall warning in effect – ...

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Ted Nolan Foundation Establishes The Rose Nolan Scholarship at Algoma University

  Last night, close to 250 delegates from across Canada attended a gala dinner at the Machine Shop which was organized as part of the 5th annual Building Reconciliation Forum, hosted by Algoma University in partnership with Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, Nipissing University, Cape Breton University and the University of Northern British Columbia, with support from Universities Canada. As part of ...

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Zachari wins a Bicycle for “playing safe”

  Safe Communities and Algoma Power Inc. in partnership with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sault Ste Marie Police Service (SSMPS), Anishinabek Police Service, and Batchewana Police Service, searched throughout the summer for kids “playing safe” in the Algoma District. Through this program, youth were encouraged to develop positive safety habits by wearing the proper protective equipment while enjoying outdoor activities such as riding their ...

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Thursday Morning News – October 10

Weather – Mainly sunny. High 19. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h overnight. Low 9. The fall colors are gorgeous. Make your plans to go out and enjoy a walk tonight. The Thanksgiving weekend is not expected to be as nice.

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