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The Reminder is making its archives back to 2003 available on our website. Please note that, due to technical limitations, archive articles are presented without the usual formatting.

The Reminder is making its archives back to 2003 available on our website. Please note that, due to technical limitations, archive articles are presented without the usual formatting.

Put your knowledge of the Flin Flon area to the test with The Reminder's latest community quiz. The answers are on Page 4. * * * 1. Whom did Bev Desjarlais succeed as Flin Flon MP? a) Rod Murphy b) Elijah Harper c) Keith Goulet d) Gary Hopper 2. The Flin Flon Community Hall opened in February of which year? (Hint: Diefenbaker was Prime Minister at the time.) a) 1969 b) 1943 c) 1950 d) 1958 3. Who recently retired as manager of the Flin Flon Municipal Airport after more than a decade in the position? a) Jim Goodfellow b) Cal Hammond c) Rick Bacon d) Hugh Clark 4. A highlight of the 2002 Mid Canada Mining Corridor Conference in Flin Flon was an underground banquet at the Trout Lake mine. What was this unique event called? a) Dinner Down Below b) Zinc, Copper and Hors D'Oeuvres c) Dinner in the Dark d) Subterranean Supper 5. Former Manitoba premier Ed Schreyer joined which former mayor for the official opening of the Northern Lights Manor in February of 1972? a) Frank Dembinsky b) Ed Yauck c) Bruce Keddie d) Howard Abrahamson 6. Residents have held two rallies (some might call them protests) on the steps of Flin Flon City Hall this year. Which issues prompted these gatherings? a) Same-sex marriage and physician shortages b) Lack of government housing and the war in Iraq c) Same-sex marriage and the war in Iraq d) The war in Iraq and homelessness 7. Prior to 1940, residents attended school at Main School, Hapnot School, Ross Lake School and ______. a) Terrace School b) Ruth Betts Memorial School c) Willowvale School d) Birchview School 8. Outside his Main Street confectionery, former mayor Jack Freedman installed a _______ that was quite popular with residents. a) Newsstand b) Blackboard c) Coffee bar d) Sundial