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Holiday memories live on at Creighton’s Festival of Trees

Holiday memories live on at Creighton’s Festival of Trees

A holiday tradition lived on as Creighton Community School hosted the Festival of Trees last Saturday, Nov. 26. Elegantly decorated trees, wreaths and centrepieces gave the school gymnasium a holiday décor.

Seniors’ card results: North Sask Seniors, Flin Flon Seniors

North Sask. Seniors Whist tournament, Nov. 7: Dot Hammel and Mary Lyons, first, 136; Bob and Clara Quinn, second, 135; Julie Chambers and Daphne Weeks, third, 135; Vasti Lamb and Fern Kozak, low, 118. Ladies’ Spades, Nov.
Long-time Creighton resident celebrates 100th birthday

Long-time Creighton resident celebrates 100th birthday

Isabel Gibson offers a rather droll answer when asked what she likes to do for fun these days. “I go to bed early,” she quips. Even if she isn’t joking, Gibson has certainly earned the right to hit the hay any old time she pleases.
Safe ride home: Operation Red Nose operating 10 nights this holiday season

Safe ride home: Operation Red Nose operating 10 nights this holiday season

Holiday revellers will once again have a safe way to get home. Operation Red Nose will be running again in Flin Flon and area this holiday season.

Local Operation Christmas Child campaign nets record donations

After a busy week, Operation Christmas Child has broken its local record for donations to help less fortunate youth overseas. “321 [boxes] is our grand total. It’s our record so far,” said local organizer Pastor Jim Galbraith.
It’s time to test your knowledge with our community quiz

It’s time to test your knowledge with our community quiz

How well do you know the Flin Flon area, past and present? Try our local quiz to find out. 1. Over the past decade, the Flin Flon Community Choir has brought several big-budget productions to the stage.
Back together again: Winnipeg hosts two Flin Flon luncheons

Back together again: Winnipeg hosts two Flin Flon luncheons

The 2016 Flin Flon luncheons continued on Oct. 7 with the first fall gathering at Winnipeg’s Viscount Gort Hotel. The second fall get-together was held on Nov. 4.

Residents have until Sunday to support Operation Christmas Child

With the holidays right around the corner, Operation Christmas Child’s 2016 donation drive has entered its final days.

Seniors’ card results: Flin Flon Seniors and North Sask Seniors

Flin Flon Seniors Contract Bridge, Oct. 26: Amby Brecht, first, 3430; Chris Andersen, second, 3380. Contract Bridge, Nov. 2: Audrey Bensen, first, 4090; Dianne Burwash, second, 3560. Ladies’ Spades, Nov.

Editorial: Home Routes concert program deserves provincial support

In September 2016, Flin Flon’s Tim Spencer wrote a letter to Rochelle Squires, Manitoba’s minister of sport, culture and heritage, advocating for steady or increased funding for the Home Routes concert program.