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A positive attitude will serve you well

Dear Working Wise: I was laid off from my job unfairly. I worked for this company for over six months. During that time, I introduced a number of successful projects, including one that saved the company… more »

Lions showcase best of hockey

The Lloydminster peewee A Lions hosted the 2017 Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships with class. more »

Red Dogs' start almost dominant

Special teams play bent but didn’t break the Lloydminster Red Dogs football team on opening weekend. more »

Border Cup a friend to hockey

Hockey and fellowship teamed up for the 36th annual Border Cup this weekend. more »

G Force Diesel wins championship

The Lloydminster G Force Diesel Blazers weathered 50 final minutes of all-out attack by the Lloydminster Wizard Well Servicing Blazers to win the 2016-17 East Central Alberta Female Hockey League peewee… more »

The payday loan trap

Payday loans are high interest, short-term loans that can be obtained without a credit check. As the name implies, they are advertised as a way for someone with poor credit to obtain fast cash until they… more »

Border City students to share their stories

Lloydminster youth will be given a voice and the chance to share their story at Pecha Kucha 1.5. On April 6 at 7 p.m., 12 Lloydminster high school students will individually take to the stage at the Vic… more »

What's On

ACCOUSTIC JAM CIRCLE Classic country, bluegrass, traditional, folk. Welcome any skill level, any age. No cost, playing weekly. Contact Peter at 306-825-0488, or pfmeng@gmail.com for time, dates and location.… more »

Girls Girls Girls a band of boys, boys, boys

Boys will be girls.
Jeremy Williams, Adrian Martineau and Chris Wilcox are the lads from Girls Girls Girls, a three piece art rock/weird pop band from the U.K. more »

Seedy Saturday to gather green thumbs

Border City gardeners can share their green thumb experiences and swap seeds at Seedy Saturday on April 1. more »

So long Streetscapes, hello D.L.

Streeptscapes is dead. Long live Downtown Lloydminster.
The Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) has re-branded and renamed itself, Downtown Lloydminster with a new logo, website and banners. more »

Fairy godmothers descend upon Border City

The Cinderella Project has launched in Lloydminster for girls and their families who may be experiencing financial pressure around graduation expenses. more »

Husky may face legal action over spill

Husky Energy Ltd. could face legal action for not shutting down its pipeline system when operators were alerted to a potential leak that led to a spill of oil into the North Saskatchewan River last July. more »

Taking care of business

I was in a store one day buying some supplies when the owner walked up and asked if I had time to join him in his office. more »

Rage ready for Sask Cup No. 3

The Macklin Rage under-16 Volleyball Club is hungry for another tournament win. The Rage beat the home side 25-16, 25-18 in the championship game at an Outlook Volleyball Club tournament last weekend.… more »

RIPTIDES RIDE SILVER TIDE

The Lloydminster Riptides swim club sent seven swimmers including, from left, Abigail Rodrigue, Shaina Alsop, Brendan Phillips, Emily Johal and Breanna White, missing is Robyn Coleman and Tazan Schreiner,… more »

Softball action in full swing

Lloydminster Amateur Softball Association players and coaches celebrated the first day of spring and another step towards on-field action this week. more »

Speed skaters hit high marks

Emma Stephens had an up and down speed skating season. The 16-year-old skater for the Lloydminster Border Blades experienced a trying time at many competitions this past winter as she tried to adjust… more »

Ballplayers eager to take the field

It may still feel like winter, but baseball fever is in the air. Kevin Kusch, president of the Lloydminster Minor Ball Association (LMBA), said spring training started last week inside the Servus Sports… more »

Baseball season is almost here

I have to admit that I’m a little bit worried and a little bit hopeful. The MLB regular season is 12 days away and the Toronto Blue Jays have yet to resemble a team capable of winning ball games.… more »

Bobcats MVP commits to Cornell

The Lloydminster Bobcats are searching for a new starting goaltender. Austin McGrath and the Bobcats jointly announced last week that the 2016-17 team MVP has committed to play hockey for the NCAA Division… more »

Garden planning primer

For the last two weeks, I have encouraged you to visit Canada Blooms and contemplate the garden of your dreams. more »

WHEN YOU WISH...

Local Make-A-Wish volunteers Leanne Hawes and Tanya LeBlanc are pictured with Colby Jezowski and his parents Rachel and Darcy. With the help of Art Soul Life Creative Studio, A Bit Extreme, and Lloydminster… more »

Chief for a Day contest

The City of Lloydminster Public Safety team invites elementary students in Grades 4-6 to participate in the Chief for a Day contest. more »

Trapping defined

For some time now, I have wanted to do a short feature on trapping in Saskatchewan. There seems to be quite a few more people interested in trapping and I am seeing a growing trend of younger people taking… more »

What's On!

ACCOUSTIC JAM CIRCLE Classic country, bluegrass, traditional, folk. Welcome any skill level, any age. No cost, playing weekly. Contact Peter at 306-825-0488, or pfmeng@gmail.com for time, dates and location.… more »

Havin' a cow, man

Calving season is upon us.
It’s a demanding time of year punctuated by sleepless nights, worry, struggle, and new life. more »

Vet celebrates 35 years

Dr. Doug Weir didn’t have much time to savour the celebration of his 35 year membership with the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association. more »

Secrecy surrounds bowling lanes

A couple of unknown entrepreneurs are leading a bid to fast-lane the construction of a new bowling alley in Lloydminster in 2017. more »

Ukrainian clubs to dance through Border City

The Lloydminster Ukrainian Cultural Association/Malanka Dancers will be hosting the 12th annual Lloydminster Ukrainian Dancing on the Border Festival this weekend. more »

Science Olympics starts tomorrow

Greatness awaits.
That’s the theme of the 2017 Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists’ Science Olympics to be held at Holy Rosary High School Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. more »

A 27-year labour of love

Call it an obsession, a hobby, or simply a labour of love. Whatever it was that drove Gerald Wells to spend 27 years, and about 22,000 hours of his life, to hand-build hand a fully functional, model tractor,… more »

Co-op debuts new shopping cart

The Lloydminster & District Co-op has brought Caroline’s Cart to its Lloydminster Co-op Marketplace. Caroline’s Cart is a shopping cart created for special needs children and adults who may… more »

Privatization bad business, says union

The Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE) Local 397 held a town hall meeting March 15 at the Days Hotel & Suites Lloydminster to address Bill 40, which is being put forward by the Government… more »

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