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The Flintoba Shopping Centre expansion that never was

The Flintoba Shopping Centre expansion that never was

“I wonder if it isn’t some kind of a scam.” That’s what one skeptical resident, in conversation with The Reminder , had to say as rumours of Walmart’s pending arrival in Flin Flon grew increasingly credible in early 2002. He wasn’t alone.
Now and Then: Tricks and treats from yesteryear Flin Flon

Now and Then: Tricks and treats from yesteryear Flin Flon

Whew! It’s over for another year! The great rush of excitement, the thrill of the chase, the satisfaction of consuming the rewards of the Halloween madness has come and gone for another year.

Creighton’s Festival of Trees will continue with new organizers

The Creighton Community School Playground Committee will assume the reins of a local holiday tradition. When Creighton’s CADAC addictions counselling centre closed this fall, the status of its Festival of Trees fundraiser was left in limbo.
Denare Beach artist’s vision goes beyond her limited sight

Denare Beach artist’s vision goes beyond her limited sight

Leslie Jewett’s sight is not great – in official terms, she’s legally blind. Her vision, on the other hand, is perfectly fine. The Denare Beach-based entrepreneur earns a living making handicrafts and knit and macramé items.

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

Flin Flon Seniors Ladies’ Spades, Oct. 11: Ruby Lenderbeck, first, 781; Mary Lyons, second, 765; Laurie Partridge, third, 745; Irene Young, low, 557. Men’s Spades, Oct.
Event attracts dozens with message of guidance

Event attracts dozens with message of guidance

Dozens of Flin Flon area residents came to an event last weekend to learn one thing – how to take charge. The Global Leadership Summit took place at the Flin Flon Alliance Church.

Faith: Strengths and weaknesses from a Biblical perspective

If given the choice, would you prefer to be strong or weak? Most people would likely choose to be strong.

From McClung to Mom, advocate reflects on women who inspire

Princess Diana, Mother Teresa and Nellie McClung are among the figures Colleen Arnold is looking up to this month – and all year round. “They were all caring women working towards social change and equality and peace,” says Arnold.
St. Ann’s Bazaar 2016

St. Ann’s Bazaar 2016

The St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church Bazaar packed the RH Channing Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 22. In addition to tea and dainties, the event featured a range of vendors selling items such as knitting and candy.
Speaker to address mental illness, arts as an outlet at NorVA Centre Thursday

Speaker to address mental illness, arts as an outlet at NorVA Centre Thursday

Nigel Bart isn’t afraid to shine a light on his own mental illness, especially if it means helping others. Hope North, the local suicide prevention committee, has invited Bart to speak to the public tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 27.