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Coast Guard: Ice unstable due to warmer temperatures

Jan 10, 2018 @ 17:41 The Coast Guard is warning, Wednesday, of unstable ice conditions due to the warming temperatures in Northern Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and much of the Great Lakes. The public is encouraged to use extreme caution if partipating in recreational ice activities. If you’re planning to go out on the Great Lakes in the winter, remember the acronym ...

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From the Branch – January 10

Jan 10, 2018 @ 15:39 So everything is NEW in 2018. It looks like same old outside and winter is still here. But the kids are back to school and the first bills for the Christmas gifts are coming in.I hope you all had a good time this holiday season and are ready to get back to the things at ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – January 10

Jan 10, 2018 @ 15:34 The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 CHURCH OFFICE HOURS – Thurs. 1 -3 p.m Roberta requests that an appointment be made, please call 705-856-2926 & ...

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SJD December Newsflash

Jan 10, 2018 @ 14:27   The halls of Sir James Dunn were busy for the month of December.  The Grade 8 Game Changers organized a few fun activities.  This group of dedicated students (under the direction of Mrs. McKenzie and Ms. Portis) first organized a winter door decorating contest.  All the classes participated and all the doors were unique ...

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Father Goose, Bill Lishman Dies

Jan 10, 2018 @ 11:53     On December 30, 2017, Father Goose, Bill Lishman, a talented sculpter, innovator, and flight instructor to Canada Geese and other migratory birds; died at his home on Dec. 30, just 10 days after he was diagnosed with leukemia. He was 78. Mr. Lishman leaves his wife, Paula, their three children, Aaron, Geordie and Carmen, three ...

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Wednesday Morning News – January 10

Jan 10, 2018 @ 08:32 Weather Today Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this morning. A few flurries and ice pellets beginning early this afternoon. Local snow and ice pellet amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 50. High zero. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight A few flurries and ice pellets changing to rain ...

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East Algoma OPP Want Snowmobilers to Ride Safe!

Jan 9, 2018 @ 18:44 The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding snowmobilers to ride safely for an enjoyable winter season. Snowmobiling is one of the joys of a Canadian winter, but not taking the necessary precautions can quickly result in tragedy. The Ministry of Transportation report that every winter about 30 people are killed and another 1,126 are injured ...

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Planning to Travel late Wednesday?

If you have travel plans you may wish to keep an eye on the weather tomorrow. Environment Canada is warning of the potential for ‘significant’ snowfall Wednesday night into Thursday with gusty northeast winds creating local blowing snow. For Wawa is the concern that this may begin as rain or freezing rain before it turns to snow. “At this point, ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – January 9

Jan 9, 2018 @ 18:15 Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 7 7 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 5 6 MOORE, Bruce 3 4 8 McCOY, Joe 4 3 7 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 4 3 8 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 3 8 DERESKI, Louis 7 2 7 YOUNG, Paul 7 2 7 GAMES SCHEDULE – January 15, 2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Monday Morning News – January 8

Jan 8, 2018 @ 07:57 Weather: Today A few flurries ending this afternoon then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Amount 2 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this morning. Temperature steady near minus 3. Tonight Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries this evening. Clearing before morning. Low minus 14. Roads 2018-01-08 – early ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN UPDATE

Jan 7, 2018 @ 19:56 At 7:55 OPP Communications tweeted   Jan 7, 2018 @ 19:33 Jan 7, 2018 @ 18:57 Jan 7, 2018 @ 15:33 The snow squall warning for Marathon to Schreiber has ended at 3:30. The snow squall warnings continue for Pukaskwa Park – Wawa, Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana ...

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Snow Squalls from Schreiber to Searchmont today

Jan 7, 2018 @ 05:42 Temperatures have warmed up significantly, and the snow has begun to fall. The winds have also picked up and with the falling snow is creating snow squall conditions. At 5:17 a.m. Environment Canada issued a snow squall warning from Schreiber to Searchmont. Environment Canada warns that “under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly ...

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It’s slowly warming up out there – EC Cancels Extreme Cold Warning

Jan 6, 2018 @ 14:35 At a quarter after 11 this morning, Environment Canada cancelled the Extreme Cold Warning for Wawa, White River, Marathon, Montreal River Harbour, Lake Superior Provincial Park, Hornepayne and Sault Ste. Marie. At 2:30 the Extreme Cold Warning was lifted for Chapleau, Kapuskasing, Hearst, Timmins, Cochrane, Greater Sudbury and Vicinity, Gogama, Kirkland Lake, New Liskeard, Temagami, ...

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Saturday Morning News – January 6

Weather – it is still cold outside 🙁   News Tidbits – Canada beat Sweden to win gold last night at the world junior hockey championship in Buffalo, N.Y.! Businesses along Pinewood Drive and residents of Michipicoten River Village, don’t forget that Algoma Power has scheduled a power outage today between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. for a ...

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