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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 »


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 »


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 »

Annual emergency alert notification

On April 19, the City of Lloydminster will conduct an annual city-wide test of its Emergency Alert System, which will include phone calls to numbers listed in the White Pages and Yellow Pages. more »

Oilmen take to the curling sheet

The D&D Oilfield rink stole the Heavy Crude Open bonspiel ‘A’ Event championship. more »


RIPTIDES MEDAL Lloydminster Riptides swimmers, from left, Stephen Ostrowski, Ryan Schwab, Matia Kuehn, Anna Clements and Synaia Kuehn (missing is Rayna Bender, Julianna Perkins, Joelle Price, Denaya Roznowski… more »

Red Dogs hit the ground running

The Lloydminster Red Dogs’ sprint towards a second-straight Capital District Minor Football Association midget Tier 1 championship is about to begin. more »

Blazers battle in championship

The game couldn’t have ended any other way. The Lloydminster peewee G Force Diesel Blazers came back from 1-0 and 2-1 deficits to beat the Lloydminster Wizard Well Servicing Blazers 3-2 at the Servus… 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 »

Where is the Canada I know?

Dear editor: I am not happy with the way the politicians are acting toward the refugees walking across the border and seeking asylum in Canada. Ralph Goodale’s bluster that “they ‘must obey the law” comes… more »

Practical money skills for all

How many adults say they wish they knew more about, or had done better with, managing their money? more »

Bad back, lousy van—no problem for singer

After 10 hours of driving from Winnipeg to Lloydminster, Patrick Alexandre hopes the same lady who fixed his back the last time he played at The Root will be in the house. more »

It's a family affair

The Lloydminster Concert Series Association (LCSA) will be welcoming Everything Fitz at the Vic Juba Community Theatre March 23. more »

A lasting love

At only 16 years old, Cliff and Marion Espetveidt first met in Marwayne, embarking on what would become 75 happy years of marriage. more »

Fire risk high, warns fire department

Where there is smoke, there’s fire and that could mean parts of the Lloydminster region covered by the Britannia Fire Department this spring. The department is already on alert for grassfires following… more »

Olympian pedals mental health in Lloyd

Six-time Olympic medalist Clara Hughes could help put Lloydminster on the podium for mental health accomplishments. more »

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