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M. J. G. McMULLEN – Who?

Reid Dickie He was manager of North American Lumber in Transcona where he became president of their board of trade. He was a Transcona school trustee and elected five times as a town Councillor. He was main organizer in the Transcona … Continue reading

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Family History Questions – comment from Robert Reid

I received this email from Shoal Laker Robert Reid at  rgr1@live.ca regarding the recent inquires about the Menzies family and Kelloe School: Just an update on some history about the Oakburn Menzies. If I were Sylvia I would keep trying to glean … Continue reading

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Two Shoal Lake Boys and Their Hero

This picture appeared in the June 30, 1933 issue of the Winnipeg Free Press and relates to the recent inquiry from the Badger family.

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First Anniversary of Shoal Lake History Blog

Reid Dickie It was a year ago today that I took the giant step and posted my welcoming message to the Shoal Lake History blog. The rest is history… The number of people who visited this blog in its first … Continue reading

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Keeping Up with The Past

Reid Dickie There is a terrific blog created by Christian Cassidy that Manitobans with a passion for our history should know about. This Was Manitoba is an almanac that runs short features on daily events throughout Manitoba’s history. For example, … Continue reading

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Changes

Reid Dickie The picture of Shoal Lake in the header at the top of this page shows a 1940s view of the town. It was taken where The Drive meets South Railway. The picture shows the wealth of brick buildings … Continue reading

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Manitoba’s Official Mounted Police Museum

Reid Dickie Every Canadian province has an official Mounted Police Museum. In Manitoba it is located in Shoal Lake. In my video report find out why this is an extremely appropriate town to have the museum.

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This Blog Is Working!

Reid Dickie Besides getting double digit hits most days now with 60 SL Minutes the most visited page, our little blog is connecting people. I received this email today from Alana Van: Hi, I am trying to research my family … Continue reading

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Local Road Closures

      Highway 264 south of Highway 42 is closed for 8 km due to water on the road. The road has been signed and marked. For complete road conditions and closures http://www.brandonsun.com/flood/MAP-Latest-closed-highways-119780839.html?thx=y

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Shoal Lake Model Car Club article, 1966

I’ve just added an article and picture from the Brandon Sun, Wednesday, November 2, 1966 about this clip from Shoal Lake Minute #45 – Even More Things You Thought Shoal Lake Never Had. The link is at SL Minute #45 … Continue reading

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