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Sunday Morning News – Dec 3

Dec 3, 2017 @ 10:04 Weather – Mainly cloudy. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High plus 3. It will become cloudy. Periods of rain beginning after midnight. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h after midnight. Temperature steady near plus 2. Marine – Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots early this morning then backing to south 15 near noon. Wind increasing to south ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN (White River to Marathon)

Dec2, 2017 @ 11:55 The highway has been reopened.   Dec 2, 2017 @ 09:31 Highway 17 is closed between Marathon east through to White River due to icy road conditions. Traffic control is in place. Please use caution in the area. As weather conditions fluctuate around 0C please be aware of changing road conditions and drive safely.

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Saturday Morning News – December 2

Weather – Flurries or a few rain showers ending near noon then cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Temperature steady near plus 3. Tonight will be mainly cloudy with a low minus 2. Marine – Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to southwest 15 early this morning and to northwest 10 near noon. Wind backing to ...

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SE OPP – Traffic Stop results in multiple Charges for Quebec Man

Dec 1, 2017 @ 08:14 On Monday November 27, 2017 at approximately 11:00 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Chapleau) Detachment had occasion to stop a motor vehicle on Highway 101 in the Township of Peters District of Sudbury for a traffic violation. Investigation revealed that the lone male driver was in possession of controlled drugs. ...

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Wawa Woman Charged with Assault

Dec 1, 2017 @ 06:17 On Tuesday November 28, 2017 at approximately 5:00 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local address regarding a report of an assault. At the scene investigation revealed that two female victims had been assaulted. As a result Cindy Ann HANNIGAN (45) of Wawa, Ontario was arrested ...

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Picture of the Day – #MissTheSun

It seems to be so dreary right now. Mother Nature is undecided whether we should have Fall or Winter. Even the other day it felt much more like spring than anything else. The one thing though is that I miss the sun. On Tuesday, those who were up for sunrise may have seen the very brief, tantalizing glimpse of the ...

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November is Falls Prevention Month

Nov 30, 2017 @ 09:42 November is Falls Prevention Month which means that individuals and organizations across Canada are encouraged to work together to coordinate falls prevention efforts. Approximately one in three older adults over the age of 65 will fall at least once each year. Despite the majority of falls being predictable and preventable, falls are the leading cause ...

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First Nations Take Ground-breaking Position in Hornepayne Businesses

Nov 30, 2017 @ 09:11   Unique as the North, a ground-breaking partnership points to a model for future resiliency across the North and beyond. The Missanabie Cree, the Chapleau Cree, and the Netamisakomik Anishinabek (Pic Mobert) First Nations are now significant owners in two Hornepayne businesses. Having partnered through the newly formed Northeast Superior First Nation Investment LP, the ...

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Big Bird Inn – Farewell Rainbow Room

Nov 30, 2017 @ 08:08   On November 24th, I watched the Rainbow Room sign that has been perched on top of the Mel Ere, Bavarian Inn and Big Bird Inn for as long as I can remember come down. It was bittersweet to watch its removal.   Remembering my experiences working there. In my teenage years, I worked under ...

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Thursday Morning News – November 30

Nov 30, 2017 @ 07:54 Weather – Periods of snow ending this afternoon then cloudy. Snow at times mixed with rain early this morning. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming northwest 20 gusting to 40 early this afternoon. Temperature falling to minus 4 this afternoon. Clearing this evening. Low minus 8 with temperature ...

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Superior Children’s Centre – Kids can Cook!

Nov 29, 2017 @ 14:08   On behalf of Superior Children’s Centre, and partnering agency, The United Way we would like to present the latest graduates from the Kids Can Cook program that has just finished. The Kids Can Cook program is an opportunity for children ages 7 – 12 to learn about safety in the kitchen, food handling, cleanliness, ...

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Le RLISS du Nord-Est annonce la sélection de son nouveau directeur général

Nov 29, 2017 @ 12:43 À la suite d’une recherche approfondie cet été et cet automne, le Réseau local d’intégration des services de santé (RLISS) du Nord-Est est ravi d’annoncer que Jérémy Stevenson sera le nouveau directeur général du RLISS du Nord-Est à compter du 22 janvier 2018.   Depuis les trois dernières années, Jérémy a occupé le poste de ...

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North East LHIN Announces New Chief Executive Officer

Nov 29, 2017 @ 12:41 Following an extensive search throughout the summer and fall, the North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) is pleased to announce that Jérémy Stevenson will be the new NE LHIN CEO effective January 22, 2018.   For the past three years, Jérémy has been President and CEO of the Hôpital de Mattawa Hospital and ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – November 29

Nov 29, 2017 @ 08:10 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 are  Thursday from 1 -3 p.m.  Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 ...

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