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Give a little (and feel good in the process)

Dear Working Wise:
I am considering volunteering for a local non-profit board. Is this something that can help boost my career? Should I inform my employer before I agree?
Signed, Near Volunteer. more »

Tips for setting up a new acreage

I have lived in the country most of my life plus have seen literally hundreds of rural homes during my career as a Realtor. Spring is often the season when many people start to think about either buying… more »

Learning to play Blades hockey

Two Lloydminster athletes enjoyed a unique opportunity to gain a footing in the Western Hockey League (WHL) this past season through supporting each other’s efforts on and off the ice. more »

Angels ready to start assault

The Lloydminster Angels of Assault roller derby team is ready to take the next stride. more »

Go Caps and Sens

Who can’t love playoff hockey. Apart from distracting any efforts to shovel out of a blizzard in the middle of April or get a bit of writing work done, Canada’s game also presents a few quality… more »

Masters curls to Border City

The world’s best curlers will battle in the Border City this fall. The Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Masters competition is being held at Lloydminster’s Centennial Civic Centre from… more »

Blades rookies make important contribution

“As a defenceman it takes a little bit more time to develop and get used to your role, so that’s why being a rookie (we) didn’t want to put him into situations that probably he wasn’t… more »

The hidden life of trees

This is a first: a book about trees has been on the best sellers list for over 25 weeks.
This may be the first time a book about trees made it on to this esteemed list at all. more »

Dear Abby (Helen)

I’m sure, at some point in your life, you’ve had the chance to speak a few words of encouragement or wisdom into someone’s life? more »

Living long and wide and deep

It’s a popular trend to think that, since we don’t know that we will live long, we should live wide—taking in every experience possible with the motto “You only live once,”… more »

Maidstone says tanks a lot

Baytex Energy Ltd. recently donated a water tanker trailer to the Maidstone Waseca and District Fire Board. more »

Fun and games

Folks did more than just work hard in the early days; they knew how to have homemade fun too in their spare time. more »

Wounded Warriors to benefit from dinner

Lloydminster will be throwing a party this month to raise funds to host Wounded Warriors Weekend this summer. more »

Another Lakeland first

Lakeland College plans to keep ahead of the energy training competition as the first college in Alberta to offer a 2nd class power engineering program. more »

Take a night off for a good cause

Call it creative panhandling 2.0 for a worthy cause and a charitable tax receipt more »

Real beefy weekend for 4-H

Animals and their young 4-H handlers from local District 35 will bond this weekend for three learning events at the Lloydminster Exhibition Grounds. On tap is a 4-H Beef Grooming and Showmanship Clinic,… more »

Thorpe looking to work with CAF

The Thorpe Recovery Centre is anxious to learn if a new program specific to treat Canadian military members for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder will be approved. more »

Try anything at least once

Regional schools and students are set to scratch an annual itch, by attending the bi-provincial Try-A-Trade career primer at the Lloydminster Exhibition Grounds. more »

Local a part of Vimy Ridge 100

Holy Rosary High School grad, Taylor Greening, had a front row seat to Canadian history in the making at the National Vimy Memorial in France. The 19 year old now, living in Vancouver, was one of 26 youth… more »

What's On!

FRESH FOOD BOX Orders must be placed on or before the first and third Thursday of each month and can be dropped off upstairs at 201, 5001 - 50 Ave. Pickup on the second and fourth Thursday of each month… more »

Former Blazer guides Mavericks

Lloydminster’s junior A hockey program regularly produces National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) players, but now it’s stepping into the coaching ranks. more »

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