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Plenty to take from opening weekend

Travis Clayton didn’t want to focus on the negatives after the Lloydminster Bobcats’ first two games of the season. more »

From accidents to records and a change in life

Ryan Moody is accident prone. As a child, he flipped his bike and landed on a manhole cover face first, permanently injuring his neck which has caused him pain throughout his body that he still lives… more »

Rustlers soccer season already on ropes

Three games into the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s soccer season, the Lakeland Rustlers are starting to get more self-confident in their abilities. more »

Reapers set for Visser Cup final

If you would have asked senior members of the Lloydminster Reapers rugby club if they thought they would be playing for the Visser Cup, the Edmonton Rugby Union (ERU) championship, in only their second… more »

Laying the groundwork for agriculture

Unmistakably, breaking and ploughing the raw prairie sod for planting crops laid the groundwork for agriculture in Lloydminster’s early days. Most of the Barr Colonists were not farmers when they… more »

Manure capers (or, how I learned to keep my mouth closed around the icky stuff)

For several years cow manure and I spent a lot of time together.
Sounds like a bizarre statement, to say the least, and a somewhat revolting one, but I can assure you it’s a fact. more »

Autumn garden to-do list

The kids are safely ensconced in school. The yard and garden is looking a bit neglected.
It is early September and you have a wonderful opportunity to bring new life to the late summer garden. more »

What's On

LABIS SECOND CHANCE CLOTHING For your convenience an ADDITIONAL CLOTHING DONATION BIN has been placed in front of the LABIS Office on Highway 16 (#3, 4620 - 44th St.) Please donate your gently used clothing… more »

Go West My Friend

The music of West My Friend from Vancouver Island is hard, but not impossible to define. more »

Help the addicts, help our community

As you’ll see on my page 4 story, the Thorpe Recovery Centre (TRC) just signed a deal with the Lloydminster Region Health Foundation (LRHF) for a treatment fund that people can donate into, helping… more »

Fall in—supper's on the table

This may sound a little silly, but when I first learned I would be moving back to the Prairies, one of the things I was looking forward to was fall suppers. more »

Trés Chic

The Chic Showcase is back for round three and is once again looking to help out a couple organizations in the community. more »

Help for those in need

The Thorpe Recovery Centre (TRC) recently inked a deal with the Lloydminster Region Health Foundation (LRHF) in an effort to help those in financial trouble get proper addiction treatment. more »

Fighter jets find fuel in Lloyd

Military pilots from Cold Lake are tipping their wings in approval of Lloydminster Airport as an alternative airport for F-18 jet landings and refuelling. more »

It pays to take essential skills seriously

Dear Working Wise:
I am consistently disappointed by the poor math and communication skills that many of my new hires have. Why do these basic skills seem so hard to find?
Signed, Frustrated more »

Bishop Lloyd takes bronze

In an all-Lloydminster bronze medal game at the Border Battle middle school volleyball tournament, the Bishop Lloyd Lancers girl’s team needed to come from behind to win the bronze medal, defeating… more »

Rookie lineup needs time to grow

As expected, there were a lot of ups and downs in the opening weekend for the Lloydminster Bobcats, who dropped both their meetings with the Bonnyville Pontiacs to start the season 0-2. more »

Start anywhere and start today: pay down debt

A recent survey, by the Canadian Payroll Association, of more than 5,000 people found that 40 per cent of respondents spend their entire paycheque—if not more—every week. more »

Reap the Harvest Fest

Given the economy and the impending winter, what better way to get out with the family than Harvest Festival, a free event that offers possibly one of the last chances to enjoy the outdoors before the… more »

More than 200 show to help kids

The Bordertown HOG Toy Run is no longer kid size. The sixth annual event Saturday attracted about 200 motorcyclists and a large number of supporters to its new location at Denham Chrysler, that jumped… more »

ReStore closes shop

Habitat for Humanity on the Border has decided to hang a closed sign on one of its major fundraising initiatives. more »

Questions aplenty, answers were few

The Lloydminster Rescue Squad may need to extricate itself from funding and contract uncertainty with the Rural Municipality of Wilton. more »

What's On

EVERY TUESDAY — CONCERNED CITIZENS The Lloydminster Concerned Citizens for Senior Care Society meets Tuesdays at noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Legacy Center. Lunch is available for $8, please reserve… more »

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