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Xtreme left standing on top of conference

A battle between the top two teams in Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League junior B tier 2 North conference ended with the Lloydminster Xtreme picking up an 8-4 victory over the Westlock Rock on Saturday, putting… more »

Barons host rugby sevens

Rugby sevens will make its Olympic debut this summer at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, marking the first time the sport has been played at the Summer Olympics since 1924. more »

Teach kids healthy (money) habits

Most parents today are doing their best to teach their kids healthy habits: we read to them, give them healthy food, get them to bed on time and encourage activities that will boost their confidence and… more »

From clay to treasure

The Arts Without Borders Quickdraw event will see another veteran return this year, as Dawn Lawrence Floen returns back to make more of her precious metal clay jewelry. more »

Scene of crash a valuable lesson

It was a tragic scene with twisted metal, broken windshields and dead students at Lloydminster Comprehensive High School (LCHS) on Wednesday, but luckily it wasn’t real. more »

Questions business buyers ask

Over the years our group has sold flower shops, convenience stores, gas stations, car washes, hair salons, restaurants, motels, Ag. supply firms, even a golf course (twice!). more »

Kitscoty 4-H Beef Club Report

The Kitscoty 4-H Beef Club has been very busy since our last report. 
Three of our members went to District Communications on Feb. 27 in Vermilion. more »

Great year for Northminster 4-H Beef Club

It’s been an exciting year for the 20 members of the Northminster 4-H Beef Club.
The club is led by our fearless leader, Jackie Payne, and five assistant leaders. more »

Barons host friendly exchange

When the Westisle Composite High School boys’ rugby team from Prince Edward Island came out west as part of the Canadian Youth Sports Exchange program, they were looking for a game. more »

Making hockey dreams come true

Thirty families in Lloydminster were guaranteed their children would play hockey next season after a joint venture by Hockey Canada, more »

Xtreme need to play to their level

It’s tough to complain about the 6-1 record the Lloydminster Xtreme have at the mid-season mark, but after three straight games heading to overtime, two of which they were fortunate to come out… more »

Success not measured by one tournament

There were always going to be three teams who wouldn’t play in the Royal Bank Cup championship game. more »

Even without RBC Cup victory, season was a success

And just like that, it’s over. Less than 24 hours after the West Kelowna Warriors lifted the Royal Bank Cup, the ice at the Civic Centre was already a pool of water and a pile of snow being pushed… more »

My top 5 garden herbs

I am no cook, but I can grow stuff!
I happen to be married to an excellent cook who not only possesses amazing natural talent in this department but cooking is her No. 2 passion (after knitting). more »

Local artist to study in Venice

Well known Lloydminster expressionist artist Brandi Hofer may have to turn to landscapes.
Hofer’s been accepted to a prestigious painting course in scenic Venice Italy in July. more »

Vacationing within a budget

Summer is upon us and with it the season of graduations, weddings, reunions and vacations. While money is tight for many, it is not possible—nor should we try—to avoid all recreational spending… more »

Learn how to prepare for the worst

If you fear the world is coming to an end, check out the emergency measures information day at the RM of Britannia-Wilton Fire Hall. Emergency preparedness is the theme of the event to be held Saturday… more »

Letters to the editor

Dear editor: It has come to my attention city council will be presented with another proposal to purchase fuel tanks at the Lloydminster Airport. I would strongly encourage the the council not support… more »

Sentimental Journey

Rock and roll music could be a new potent firefighting tool. That’s the thinking of the rock-and-quartet, Sentimental Gentlemen, from fire ravaged Fort McMurray that has raised more than $2,000… more »

Throwin' the clay around

This ain’t Tara Challman’s first Quickdraw, but this year she’ll be changing it up a bit. Instead of making clay jewelry with her 90-minute window of time, Challman will be throwing… more »

LICE to infest theatre with laughter

Come Friday the Lloydminster Comprehensive High School Improv Entertainers (LICE) will be getting its last laugh of the year. The improve club will be joined by Scott Patey and Matterhorn Improv out of… more »

St. Walburg to hold first ever Walk for Mental Wellness

The town of St. Walburg is holding its first ever Walk for Mental Wellness on Saturday, where supporters will walk to raise awareness and funds for people affected by suicide, mental illness, or addiction… more »

A honey of a project

At J.H. Moore Elementary School, social activism comes early. Carmen Peasley’s Grade 3-4 split class might be young, but its already trying to change the world by fighting against the colony collapse… more »

First novel stands up to bullies

For one Lloydminster author, writing isn’t a means to a career, but a way to breathe life into the characters in her head. And if that happens to develop into a job, she said that’d be pretty… more »

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