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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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Food Bank End of 2017 Community Thank You

Jan 6, 2018 @ 08:32 Wawa Community Food Bank volunteers wish to thank the many individuals, organizations, corporations and businesses in this remarkably generous town. We have been receiving donations from mid- November 2017 right into this first week of January 2018. All monetary contributions of any size are valued and each personal or food item is appreciated. Feed The ...

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The Run Away Gingerbread Man

Jan 6, 2018 @ 08:30 The Sir James Dunn Kindergarten class had a very busy and exciting week before the Christmas break.  On Monday morning they decided to bake some fresh gingerbread cookies after having read three different versions of the popular Gingerbread Man book.  In all three versions, someone opens the oven while the gingerbread man is baking and ...

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Kindergarten Registration to begin at Sir James Dunn Public School

The middle of January is always an exciting time at Sir James Dunn Public School.  That is when the staff and students have the opportunity to meet and greet next year’s incoming Junior and Senior Kindergarten students. Kindergarten registration always comes with mixed emotions from both the parents and their little ones.  Excitement for all the new learning opportunities and ...

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Algoma Power Inc. Installs New Holiday Lights In Wawa

Jan 5, 2018 @ 12:08   The Business Improvement Association (BIA) of Wawa was happy to spread the holiday spirit by purchasing new holiday lights and banners for the community to enjoy down Broadway Avenue. Algoma Power Inc. (API) generously donated their Wawa staff’s time to install the lights on a cold winter morning. The BIA truly appreciated the donation ...

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Extreme Cold Weather Continues Until Saturday

Jan 5, 2018 @ 07:57 5:10 AM EST Friday 05 January 2018 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: all of Northern Ontario & Southern Ontario A period of very cold wind chills continues. Wind chills values are forecast to be between minus 40 to minus 48 this morning. Most regions will see these extreme wind chill values again Friday night ...

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Friday Morning News – January 5

Jan 5, 2018 @ 07:54 Weaather Today Mainly sunny. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High minus 23. Wind chill minus 43. Tonight A few clouds. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light before morning. Low minus 33. Wind chill minus 46.   Roads 2018-01-05 – early morning report 101 Timmins to Highway 144 ...

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Three Fatal Collisions Prompt OPP to Warn Motorists to Drive with Caution

Jan 4, 2018 @ 14:11 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind motorists to drive with caution during the winter months. There have been three fatal motor vehicle collisions in less than 24 hours in three separate areas within the North East Region of the OPP.   The OPP would like to remind all travelers of the following: ...

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2018 Outdoor Ice Rink – Almost Ready

Jan 4, 2018 @ 08:02   With the recent cold weather, we have been working hard to build the 2018 Outdoor Ice Rink at the MMCC.   We have reached a critical stage in building the rink and have now raised the red flag. We ask that everyone stay off the rink as we put the finishing touches on the ...

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Thursday Morning News – January 4

Jan 4, 2018 @ 07:22 Weather – Today Mainly sunny. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h late this morning. High minus 21. Wind chill minus 42. Tonight A few clouds. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light near midnight. Low minus 32. Wind chill minus 44.   Roads 2018-01-03 – early morning report 101 Timmins to Highway 144 partly snow covered with ...

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Extreme Cold Warnings Continue for Northern Ontario

Jan 4, 2018 @ 06:52 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Northern Ontario as shown in graphic to right A period of very cold wind chills is expected. Extreme wind chill values near or below minus 40 are expected early this morning in some locales, again tonight and Friday morning, and once again Friday night and Saturday morning. Dress warmly. ...

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SSM OPP respond to barricaded male in Goulais

On January 2, 2018 at approximately 8:50 p.m. members from the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the OPP North East Emergency Response and Canine Unit responded to a report of a barricaded person in a residence on Kirby Road . A lone male was taken into custody at approximately 4:00 a.m. on January 3, 2018 ...

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Wednesday Morning News – January 3

Jan 3, 2018 @ 07:57 Weather: Today – Periods of snow ending early this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. Local amount 2 cm. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature falling to minus 22 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 36. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting ...

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