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MLA Tim McMillan steps down

Lloydminster Saskatchewan MLA Tim McMillan will be leaving politics in an orderly fashion. McMillan told the Lloydminster Source Thursday morning that he spoke with Premier Brad Wall Wednesday to announce… more »

Grant applications being accepted

The City of Lloydminster is inviting all nonprofit groups who programs that they need help funding to submit applications for the 2015 Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Program funding. Patrick… more »

Cleaner business licensing bylaw passed

The City of Lloydminster has announced a new business bylaw, which will come into effect later this year. At last week’s council meeting, Coun. Jason Whiting introduced the bylaw, which will see increases… more »

Mixed reaction to cabinet shuffle

Reaction to Monday’s Alberta cabinet shuffle was mixed, with positive and negative remarks from the political landscape around the province. It didn’t take too long for members of the Wildrose Party to… more »

My first job will always be to Vermilion-Lloydminster: Starke

Premier Jim Prentice outlined the new vision for the province and one local name was dropped from cabinet and was sent to the backbenches of the legislature, where he was only 19 months ago. Vermilion-Lloydminster… more »

Younger kids take Second Steps pre-kindergarten

Good education begins at an early age. That’s part of the reason why there’s a need for the Lloydminster Public School Division’s (LPSD) Pre-Kindergarten Second Steps program, which began this week. “It’s… more »

Toy run a hit

The sun was shining, the grill was hot and the pancake breakfast served up outside Edge Harley- Davidson was just what the doctor ordered. That gave the riders who assembled there what they needed to… more »

Local author to headline mental health fundraiser

This Friday, mental health will be looked at a little closer than usual, as The Root: Community Emporium hosts a fundraiser night that will see proceeds go toward a new maternal mental health initiative… more »

Paying it forward

If you were given three minutes to shop to your heart’s content, what would you get? Meat? Produce? Frozen dinners? What? Gwen Mohrbutter was given the chance of a lifetime to spend three minutes at Sobeys… more »

Provinces see growth in energy sectors

Diana McQueen, Alberta’s minister of Energy, and local Saskatchewan MLA Tim McMillan were at the Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show last week, and they both agreed that the outlooks for the energy sector in… more »

Old Libbie Young building let go for $1

The sale of the Libbie Young Centre building to the Lloydminster Social Action Coalition Society has gone through after last Monday’s city council meeting. City Coun. Linnea Goodhand, announced the sale… more »

Prentice names cabinet, becomes 16th premier

Jim Prentice has become Alberta’s 16th premier. In a ceremony at Government House in Edmonton, Prentice made clear that the government was under new leadership by tossing out many loyal supporters of… more »

Job numbers still a good sign: McMillan

Saskatchewan has once again been named the province with the lowest unemployment in Canada, according to Statistics Canada August numbers that were released earlier this month. Lloydminster MLA Tim McMillan… more »

Terry Fox continues to run in Lloydminster

If not in body, then definitely in spirit does Terry Fox continue to run in Lloydminster for a good cause. The turnouts may not be as great as some years have been in the past, but the run organizers… more »