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Holy Rosary to get fit

Holy Rosary High School will be beefing up its physical education classes next fall, with the introduction of the high performance student athlete program. more »

When life gives you lemons ...

When life gives you lemons ... more »

Red Dogs coming home

The Lloydminster Red Dogs have been one of the Capital District Minor Football Association’s (CDMFA) best midget football teams since joining the league back in 2009. more »

Rolling the dice

The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) is betting on Lloydminster’s approval of a new casino. FSIN announced Wednesday it has been granted conditional approval for the Saskatchewan… more »

Teen beauty off to T.O.

Newly crowned Miss Teenage Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, is heading to Ontario to represent the Border City in the Miss Teenage Canada 2016 competition. more »

Decade-old report supports LUC

A city report showing Lloydminster’s wastewater treatment facility has not been compliant with effluent standards for the past decade could help drive the push for a Lloydminster Utility Corporation… more »

Hall gets reprieve

After a town meeting in Hillmond, it was decided the North Bend Albion Hall will get to live to see a brighter future. The hall, which was built by a community cooperative in 1927, needs to be restored… more »

Husky sells nearly $2-billion in assets

Husky Energy is selling select midstream assets in the Lloydminster Region for $1.7 billion along with a 65 per cent ownership stake to Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Ltd. and Power Assets Holdings… more »

Casino a good gamble

No doubt, a hot topic of discussion around the water cooler this week is the conditional approval for a Lloydminster casino from the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority in Regina. more »

Editorial cartoon

Too bad. You got the rent money from Leroy here, so this is where we’re living! more »

Elvis will soon be in the building

One day there will be a Donny Edwards impersonator named Elvis. From all accounts, an Edwards’ Elvis musical tribute is so authentic you’ll feel as if you’re watching the King of Rock… more »

Raid nets drugs, weapons and raises concerns

Lloydminster RCMP are bragging they’ve put a huge dent in the local drug trade after a bust that netted more than a half-million dollars in illegal drugs. Two Lloydminster residents were charged,… more »

Now, I may just be an old farmer, but ...

A week of beautiful sunny days, that’s the week that was. The Big Guy needs to send us some rain soon. It’s so dry out there, it’s just a question of time before somebody has a fire… more »

Who looks out for employee safety?

Dear Working Wise: One of my co-workers was seriously injured at work recently and so I was just wondering how common it is to get hurt at work. Who’s supposed to be keeping employees safe? Signed,… more »

Fagnon named Citizen of the Year

It started off as a regular Lions Club meeting, this time with member Glenn Fagnon as the guest speaker, showing up to talk about the Care-A-Van Society, something which he was instrumental in organizing. more »

Festival to showcase Ukrainian dance

If you plan to attend the 11th annual Ukrainian Dancing on the Border Festival this weekend pack, your sunglasses. more »

It's time to get growing

As you contemplate your options in the yard, allow me to help you get organized.
It’s always more effective to approach a project with a plan. more »

Red Dogs to honour Mears

Sometimes you don’t pick the best player. Sometimes you pick the player that will fit the best. more »

Starting rugby from a young age

Seventeen years ago, Morgan Mann brought the tradition of rugby from the Lashburn to E.S. Laird Middle School. While completing a work placement in the small community jus a short drive up the road from… more »

Edmonton doesn't need a lucky number

For some, the only date that matters during the playoffs is April 30. The date when all eyes are on a bunch of ping pong balls dancing around, deciding the fate of some lucky 18-year-old hockey player. more »

The crabapple tree

The call came in one spring: “Will you sell a quarter of land for me?” The owner was from Manitoba, had recently inherited it from her aunt, and thought the sale proceeds would be put to better… more »

Be part of Pitch-In Week

Lloydminster residents are invited to participate in Pitch-In Week from Monday, May 2 to Sunday, May 8. Residents may contribute in many ways, including sweeping sidewalks, picking up litter and participating… more »

The path to inner peace

The Inner Peace Movement or IPM is a school of thought coming to Lakeland College in Lloydminster. The messenger is Judy Guido, a national speaker with IPM from Oyama, British Columbia who will lead two… more »

May 5 is Your Voice night

The City shared a new list of discussion topics for the next Your Voice event on May 5 at College Park School. Your Voice events are structured as open-dialogue forums where residents may review initiatives… more »

Husky sells nearly $2-billion in assets

Husky Energy is selling select midstream assets in the Lloydminster Region for $1.7 billion along with a 65 per cent ownership stake to Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Ltd. and Power Assets Holdings… more »

Edgerton on tap for laugh show

If laughter is the best medicine, the Village of Edgerton doesn’t need any doctors. Frantic Films will be in Edgerton May 12-16 to shoot video about town folks who are able to laugh in the face… more »

They really are a scream

Practise makes perfect and that’ s what the final rehearsal of the Addams Family Musical was all about. more »

Fashion's alive and well in Lloyd

Who are you wearing?
That fashion question was asked of 19 volunteer models during the Lloyd Style Downtown Fashion Show Wednesday at the Clock Tower Pasta and Burger Bar. more »

Event raises thousands for new centre

Trevor Kretzer checks out this painted skull wall hanging, a silent auction item at the Paradise Hill Arena Saturday where about 800 people showed to take part and some jars of pickles went for a staggering… more »

Get stuffed for a good cause

After the success of last year’s inaugural event, Stuff the Cruiser is back and this time with some new features to make it a little more fun. Stuff the Cruiser is a joint effort food drive between… more »

Punch Drunk brings a unique sound

Punch Drunk Cabaret members will be in their element when they roll into Lloydminster to celebrate the launch of their new album Electrik Steam Show. more »

Red Dogs remain undefeated

The Lloydminster Red Dogs will play their first home game in five years this weekend as the first place and only undefeated team in the Capital District Minor Football Association midget league after… more »

Lloydminster becoming an easy hockey sell

With all the excitement surrounding the Lloydminster Bobcats and the Royal Bank Cup this season, Dean Moisan has always been looking into the future and what is coming up for the junior A franchise in… more »

Opposites attract

Last year, the Holy Rosary mixed doubles pair of Brett Zweifel and Alyssa Banez brought home silver medals at the Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association provincial tournament hosted in Lloydminster in… more »

Save the environment, save money, too

If you follow these columns, or if you’re thrifty by nature, you may have noticed being frugal sometimes means more effort on your part. Save money on food by cooking from scratch, go through your… more »

First aid for the mind

Most people are aware of First Aid, which is help given to a sick or injured person until professionals can step in, but there is a newer form of the treatment and its being offered at the Lloydminster… more »

No one really understands

There was a television commercial a couple years back where a man on his deathbed with a furious head cold calls out to his wife. more »

Two men charged in human trafficking case

Two men were charged in a human trafficking case after an 18-year-old women called police for help, saying she was being forced to have sex and was being held against her will. The call was made on Jan.… more »

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