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Songwriter Supporting the Carousel Restoration

Songwriter Supporting the Carousel Restoration

One String Wonder project, a Music Video

TTHUNDER BAY, ONTARIO,  October 7, 2019  (LSN) Thunder Bay: Local Singer-Songwriter Megan Nadin has recorded a music video with the Chippewa Park Carousel operating in the background. Nadin has also started a Go-Fund-Me campaign in support of the restoration of the 104-year-old heritage designated Carousel.  The song, I Don’t Care, written by Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber is currently available on You Tube and has already received 1,000 views with links on The Friends of Chippewa Park’s and Save Our Carousel Web Sites. The song forms part of the “One String Wonder’ project initiated by Megan Nadin

“The carousel stands for everything that the One String Wonder project stands for - growth and evolution. When I arrived on cite to check out the location, the carousel immediately stood out above the other rides on site. When I was informed on just how much effort has gone into restoring the beautiful 104-year-old carousel, I immediately knew I wanted this piece of history to be the focal point” said the local artist. “Then and there I decided to launch a go-fund-me campaign to go hand in hand with the video in hopes to help in the efforts of the restoration.”

“We are thrilled to have a talented young woman like Megan Nadin supporting the carousel restoration in this manner” said Save Our Carousel Co-Chair, Donna Gilhooly. “We have always recognized the C.W. Parker Carousel as one of the key cultural heritage assets of our community and to link it with a music video performed by Nadin makes that link even more obvious.”

“We continue to be grateful to all of those who have generously contributed to the restoration of this local jewel” commented Bonnie McNulty, Co-Chair.

Nadin explained the background to the creation of the One String Wonder Project? 

“I write my music by coming up with lyric and melody while plucking the base notes of my guitar and jokingly calling myself the “One String Wonder”. As my music began working its way through the production phases, I was able to see how these minimalistic songs evolved to be so much more. With this, I thought it would be fun to share covers of trending songs that people were familiar with, using my “One string Wonder” style  as a way to share my own original creative process, while also paying respect to the fact that a song that starts with simple base notes (one string at a time) can evolve to be something so much MORE. Truthfully - I think the same thing goes for people, places and things - it’s important we appreciate the process and allow things to grow and evolved in their own way.”

All funds raised through the Go-Fund-Me project will go towards the restoration of the Chippewa Park Carousel.

Carousel www.saveourcarousel.com

Go-Fund-Me https://www.gofundme.com/f/105-year-old-carousel-restoration-project

 

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DNR Confirms CWD In Wood County Wild Deer

Renews Baiting And Feeding Bans

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WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WISCONSIN ~~~~~~ January 20, 2021  (LSN) The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirms the first wild deer has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in southern Wood County in the Town of Port Edwards, within ten miles of Juneau and Adams counties. As required by state law, the DNR will renew the baiting and feeding bans in Wood, Juneau and Adams counties.

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Chippewa County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Allocated to War Memorial Hospital and CCHD will allow for additional clinics

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CHIPPEWA COUNTY, MICHIGAN  ~~~~~~ January 20, 2021  (LSN)  – Chippewa County Health Department (CCHD) received notification that the amount of vaccine being allocated to War Memorial Hospital and CCHD will allow for additional clinic

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TBSO Virtual Second Half Put on Hold

because of the new stay at home order

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~  January 16, 2021  (LSN)  In a media release the THUNDER BAY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA stated that We're not able to live-stream the concerts we had planned for January 22, 2021 that night because of the new stay at home order. 

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US-Canada border closure extended to Feb. 21

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO WASHINGTON, DC  January 13, 2021  (LSN)  Canada’s borders to the United States will remain closed to non-essential travelers until at least Feb. 21 as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the extension of the restriction Tuesday. The current restrictions were set to expire Jan. 21,2021

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DNR pilot project clears the way for winter fishing access

boating access sites plowed this winter for ice fishing

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SAULT STE MARIE, MICHIGAN  ~~~~~~  January 10, 2021  (LSN)  The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has organized a pilot program to keep boating access sites plowed this winter at more than two dozen popular Upper Peninsula ice-fishing locations.
Various local partners have volunteered to assist the DNR with the program to help ensure that access to ice-fishing opportunities in the U.P. are available consistently during winter.

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TBSO Announces Virtual Second Half of Season 59.5

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THUNDER BAY,  ONTARIO  January 8, 2021  (LSN)  With the end of the holiday season and a new year in full swing, the TBSO will continue to offer small chamber performances to music lovers in its second half of the 2020/21 Season.

One of our goals is to provide a live concert experience, while another is to broaden the reach of our orchestra. This season has allowed us to discover new ways to reach out and connect with people and we will continue to do just that.

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VIRTUAL - BALD EAGLE WATCHING DAYS

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PRAIRIE DU SAC, WISCONSIN  ~~~~~~ January 7, 2021  (LSN)  Wisconsin’s longest-running bald eagle watching extravaganza is going virtual for 2021, with programming available throughout January and February. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Sauk Prairie area’s Bald Eagle Watching Days will be livestreamed. Bald eagle lovers will be able to see their favorite parts of this annual event from the comfort and safety of their own home during its 35th year.

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Chippewa County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Update

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CHIPPEWA COUNTY, MICHIGAN  ~~~~~~  January 7, 2021  (LSN)   Beginning January 11, 2021, the Chippewa County Health Department (CCHD) will vaccinate individuals in Phase 1B. However, CCHD does not have sufficient vaccine supply for all individuals in this group but is collaborating with War Memorial Hospital to supply the vaccine.

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DNR Announces Temporary Trail Closures At Potawatomi State Park

A canopy of thinning trees at Potawatomi State Park due to beech bark disease and emerald ash borer

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DOOR COUNTY, WISCONSIN ~~~~~~  January 5, 2020 (LSN)  Temporary trail closures to the northern half of Potawatomi State Park's trail system are in immediate effect while logging operations are underway to improve safety for visitors and the health of the ecosystem.

 

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First baby of 2021

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SAULT STE MARIE, MICHIGAN ~~~~~~  January 5, 2020 (LSN)  War Memorial Hospital welcomed the first baby of 2021, on Friday, January 1. Drew Douglas Stratton was born at 3:59 pm to parents Corey & Hannah Stratton of Sault Ste. Marie.

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