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Keeping up with the Jennissens

Keeping up with the Jennissens

Since he retired from provincial politics five years ago, things have changed for Lisa and Gerard Jennissen

Community quiz part 2: test your knowledge

Test your knowledge of the Flin Flon area’s past and present with The Reminder’s latest community quiz. 1. “Stag” was the first word in a recreational facility once based on Main Street. What sport did people play there? 2.
Now and Then: Yesteryear’s Christmas cheer

Now and Then: Yesteryear’s Christmas cheer

Funny what I remember. Like this example of a 1940’s Flin Flon kid’s version of a song for the holiday season: “Good King Wenceslas last looked out, when a snowball hit him. Hit him right upon the snout, pure and crisp and even.
Hapnot Collegiate students broaden perspectives at WE Day

Hapnot Collegiate students broaden perspectives at WE Day

A number of Hapnot Collegiate students have returned from an event eager to make a difference.

Senior citizens’ card results: Flin Flon Seniors

Flin Flon Seniors Ladies’ Spades, Nov. 22: Laurie Partridge, first, 857; Pearl Wright, second, 816; Ann Hardy, third, 805; Louise W, low, 495. Men’s Spades, Nov. 22: Earl, first, 814; Kimberley, second, 791; Bob Quinn, third, 775; Gordon, low, 571.

Saskatchewan government backs anti-bullying measures

The Saskatchewan government has pledged more than $200,000 to three organizations working to address bullying and promote positive relationships in the province’s schools.

The Reminder welcomes letters to Santa Claus

The Reminder is proud to once again publish children’s letters to Santa this holiday season. Letters should include the child’s first name and age. Last names are optional. Letters may be emailed to news@the reminder.

Flin Flon’s Culture Days had among the most events in Canada

Flin Flon’s Culture Days has received national recognition. Among Culture Days celebrations held across Canada this past fall, Flin Flon hosted the most individual events among areas with 49,999 or fewer people.
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.