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2018 Wawa Ladies Golf Season to Begin

May 24, 2018 @ 07:32 Ladies, dust off your clubs and get ready for the 2018 Ladies Night golf season!   We are set to begin next Wednesday, May 30th at our beautiful Michipicoten Golf Club.  You can book your tee time Friday morning at 8:00 a.m by calling the pro-shop at 856-7409.   We are excited about the season ...

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Thursday Morning News – May 24

May 24, 2018 @ 06:56 Weather – Sunny early this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm late this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 23 except 16 near Lake Superior. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight will be Mainly cloudy with 60 ...

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Thunder Bay Male charged with Posession and Adult Personation

May 23, 2018 @ 13:26 On Saturday May 19, 2018 at approximately 4:25 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a theft incident which had taken place at a rest area approximately 20 kilometres South of Wawa, Ontario. A detailed description of the male person and the motor vehicle was provided to police. ...

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Radar Patrol observes Stunt Driving – Driver Charged +50km/hr

May 23, 2018 @ 13:24 On Monday May 21, 2018 at approximately 3:40 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment were conducting radar patrols on Highway 17, Bailloquet Township, District of Algoma. At this time a South-bound vehicle was observed travelling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was stopped for “Stunt driving – excessive speed, greater than 50 ...

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Sir James Dunn Newsflash – Baby Chicks at SJD

May 23, 2018 @ 11:21   It sure is hard to wait and watch four little eggs for 21 days when you are 5 and 6 years old, but in the end, the wait is worth it. The Kindergarten class at Sir James Dunn had an opportunity to have 3 baby chicks come to visit their classroom in February.  It ...

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Wednesday Morning News – May 23

Weather – Mainly sunny. High 21. UV index 7 or high. Marine – Wind light becoming south 10 knots near midnight then veering to southwest 10 near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to southeast 15 Thursday evening. Waves one half metre or less building to one Thursday evening.

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Huron Central Railway to discontinue operations by year-end

May 22, 2018 @ 21:03 Genesee & Wyoming Canada Inc. announced today that given the lack of necessary provincial funding to maintain its Huron Central Railway (HCRY) and following the recent refusal of support from Transport Canada’s National Trade Corridors Fund, its HCRY subsidiary intends to discontinue operations by the end of 2018.   The Northern Ontario short line runs ...

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Council Meeting Tonight – May 22 (UPDATED Time Change)

May 22, 2018 @ 12:02 Please note that this meeting will be held at 4 p.m. May 22, 2018 @ 08:02 Council is holding a Special Council meeting tonight in Council Chambers at 6 p.m. Agenda (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) PRESENTATIONS (3) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 3.1 Approval of the Agenda (4) ANNOUNCEMENTS, ...

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Tuesday Morning News – May 22

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Clearing near noon. High 21 except 15 near Lake Superior. UV index 7 or high. News Tidbits – At 10:30 a.m., Michael Mantha (Algoma-Manitoulin) and Michele McCleave-Kennedy (Sault Ste. Marie) make announcement egarding the Huron Central Railway

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Living the Mission – Bishop’s Ride

May 20, 2018 @ 17:45   Anglican Bishop Robert Hardwick is cycling across Canada on a pilgrimage to foster unity, healing and reconciliation within the Anglican Church of Canada, with Aboriginal Peoples, and with those who are hurting. Hardwick will meet and pray with people during his 62-day, 7,877-km journey that began at Holland Point Park in Victoria, B.C. on ...

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Safe Boating Week 2018

May 20, 2018 @ 13:24 Boating fatalities on OPP-patrolled waterways reached an eight-year high in 2017, with 31people dying last year compared to 23 deaths in 2016. With falling overboard being the lead contributing factor both years, the outcome could have been different for the 42 victims who were found not (or not properly) wearing a personal floatation device over ...

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Frost Advisory

May 20, 2018 @ 10:57 It’s hard not to buy plants in the spring and make our gardens look beautiful. Canadian Tire and ValuMart both offer a variety of plants, but one has to remember the saying not to plant until after the first full moon in June. If you do plant, you may wish to consider covering them up ...

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Lors de sa visite à Thunder Bay, Andrea Horwath privilégie les soins de santé

May 19, 2018 @ 16:42 Lors d’une visite à Thunder Bay ce matin, la chef du NPD de l’Ontario, Andrea Horwath, a promis aux membres de la communauté, ainsi qu’aux travailleurs et travailleuses de la santé, du changement pour le mieux en termes de soins de santé dans la communauté, après des années de sous-financement et de coupures budgétaires.   ...

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