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Hwy 101 OPEN (Chapleau to Foleyet)

Jan 11, 2018 @ 15:09 At 3:06 Ontario511 tweeted “#Chapleau #HWY101 from Chapleau to Foleyet, all lanes have reopened in both directions. #ONStorm” OPP has confirmed this highway opening with a media release.  

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Hwy 631 CLOSED (Hornepayne to Jct 631/11)

Jan 11, 2018 @ 14:55 The Hearst Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police has also advised that Hwy 11 is closed between Hearst and Hwy 631 due to deteriorating weather conditions. Jan 11, 2018 @ 14:33 At 2:21 p.m. Ontario511 tweeted “#Hornepayne #Hwy631 from Hornepayne to Hwy 11 in Hearst is closed in both directions due to a collision. #ONHwys”

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Thursday Morning News – January 11

Weather Today Periods of drizzle changing to rain this morning. Snow at times heavy over western sections. Local blowing snow late this afternoon. Fog patches. Snowfall amount 15 cm over western sections. Wind becoming north 30 km/h gusting to 50 this afternoon. High plus 4 with temperature falling to minus 9 this afternoon. Tonight Snow and local blowing snow ending ...

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School Bus Cancellations

Jan 11, 2018 @ 06:42 Due to the icy road conditions school bus services from White River to Wawa (Bus 1 & Bus 2) and Dubreuilville to Wawa (Bus 6) are cancelled today.  Schools are open.

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January Thaw and then Hard Freeze with Snow

9:37 PM EST Wednesday 10 January 2018 Special weather statement in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Significant January thaw with fog and rain Thursday. Rain changing to snow Thursday night with a hard freeze. With the mild temperatures over the existing snowpack, dense fog patches are likely across ...

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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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