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Best athletes now becoming goaltenders

Goaltenders are not just the plugs on the team anymore. In some cases, they are the best players in the lineup. A recent shift in the popularity and athleticism of netminders has found more younger hockey… more »

Rebels aim for national championship

Arriving in Montreal, Que. on over the weekend, the Lloydminster U18 Rebels are already two games into their final tournament of the year with two more to play today to finish out their round robin play… more »

Grueling schedule prepped Rebels for nationals

It will be the first trip to nationals for the ladies on the U16 Lloydminster Rebels softball team, however, with trips to the Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship, the Rebels are more than… more »

Montana's set to open on August 17

Lloydminster’s new and highly-anticipated Montana’s Cookhouse is officially scheduled to open on August 17, and when it does, it’ll bring a slight twist to the historic brand. “Some of the look and feel,… more »

Rustlers give back to volleyball community

Young volleyball players in Lloydminster got a helping hand last week in development, as the Lakeland Rustlers held the first camp of the summer, inviting Grade 7 to 12 students out to learn skills from… more »

MS Society driving poker rally across region

The MS Society of Canada is teaming up with the Just Kruzin’ Specialty Car Club and the Bordertown Harley Owners Group on Aug. 15 to bring the MS Poker Rally fundraiser to the Lakeland region for the… more »

State of agricultural disaster declared

The County of Vermilion River announced on Thursday, July 30 that its council passed a motion declaring a state of agricultural disaster. As part of the announcement, the county said that it will ask… more »

Local resident receives government honours

A young philanthropist from Lloydminster received high honours from the Alberta government on July 31 for her extensive volunteer work and community engagement. Jianna Marin, along with eight other high… more »

Green leaving Lloyd for new role with MS Society

After a four-year stint as the Lakeland regional director for the MS Society of Canada - her second run with the organization - Johanna Green is set to depart the Border City come September. “It’s been… more »

Construction projects underway

On Aug. 4 the 2015 Water and Sewer Main Replacement Program is expected to begin. The approximately $2 million project was approved by Lloydminster city council at its June 22 meeting and is intended… more »

Diamond Rio shines on

After 25 year together, American country music group Diamond Rio is showing no signs of slowing down. “We all agreed that we wanted to be in it for the long haul. None of us were particularly looking… more »

County of Vermilion River declares state of agricultural disaster

News release from Country of Vermilion River The County of Vermilion River Council has passed a motion at the July 28, 2015, council meeting declaring a State of Agricultural Disaster due to the extreme… more »

Alberta rockabillies cross over to Sask. side

For the first time, Alberta rockabilly trio Punch Drunk Cabaret is crossing the 110th meridian for its inaugural Saskatchewan performance. “I don’t know what’s taken so long. We recorded both of our albums… more »

Large turnover for Rustlers men's volleyball program

In what will be the largest recruiting class under head coach Taylor Dyer, 12 new players will join the Lakeland Rustlers men’s volleyball team for the upcoming season. With them will also be five veterans… more »

Blues redefining success ahead of western championships

If the Lloydminster Blues U18 team wants to make it past Friday and Saturday’s round robin of the Western Canadian Softball Championships and earn a playoff game, they are going to need the hits and bounces… more »

City names new fire chief

For the first time since 1998 the City of Lloydminster has a new fire chief. At the July 27 city council meeting, city manager Glenn Carroll named Lloydminster Fire Department (LFD) acting fire chief… more »

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