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Plenty of resources available to find career

Dear Working Wise: My son is interested in computers, but he’s not sure which school or program he should go to. Do you have any tips on choosing a post-secondary school or program? Signed, Hopeful… more »

Ice fishing rules

Now that we have some colder weather, the idea of getting out on the ice to do some ice fishing seems a bit more popular. more »

ACAC teams up with RBC Olympians and Sheldon Kennedy to make some noise for mental health

Student-athletes and mental health advocates in Alberta are teaming up with RBC Olympians and Sheldon Kennedy to reduce stigma related to mental illness and promote mental health and wellness. more »

3-D archery draws hundreds

More than 200 archers participated Lloydminster & Area Archers Indoor 3-D Classic at the Lloydminster Exhibition Grounds on Jan. 7-8, steadying their aim and firing on simulated wildlife targets, looking… more »

Junior Steelers wish for more travel

Sweeping changes to the female hockey model in Alberta last year drastically changed the midget AAA level of hockey, lowering the number of teams to six in order to create competition and better develop… more »

Some financial New Year's resolutions

New year’s resolutions are notoriously short lived.
When thinking of one’s finances, it’s foolhardy to count on a midnight wish to bring about any real change in your situation. more »

What's on!

Every Tuesday — Adapted Yoga 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the workshop room at the Community Services Centre. Free for MS Society members or a $10 membership fee for non members. For more information… more »

Party with the RCMP

The Lloydminster RCMP will be hosting a Regimental Ball on April 8. An RCMP Regimental Ball is a great opportunity for the public to join the RCMP in a formal setting to have a fun evening while experiencing… more »

Cooking to cure cancer

When Jackie Thomas’s niece, Naomi Lendvay, was diagnosed with cancer a year and-a-half ago, the family came upon a frightening statistic. Thomas said only three per cent of all cancer research funding… more »

Cops nab duo suspected in truck theft

A pair of men are facing nearly 30 criminal charges after a police investigation into a break and enter where three firearms were stolen. On Jan. 5, Lloydminster RCMP received a call of a break and enter… more »

Local model on runway to stardom

Local model Kasda Allen may be young, but things are happening fast for her and in a big way. more »

Local outdoors show celebrates 35 years

Anyone interested in guns, archery, camping or outdoor gear in general will have a field day next weekend, when the Lloydminster and District Fish and Game Association (LDFGA) holds its annual Gun and… more »

Lloyd ignored for grants

Lloydminster will reapply for federal infrastructure funds to build an $80 million wastewater treatment plant for the city after being shut out from the latest round of funded project grants. more »

Alleged crooks go from the deep freeze to the cooler

A trio of suspected crooks were lucky they were only arrested—they could have frozen to death. more »

Public input sought about changes to LPSD

The Saskatchewan Government is looking at making some changes to provincial school boards and the Lloydminster Public School Division’s (LPSD) board of education wants the public to make its opinions… more »

Tele-yummy barbecue to raise funds

The Lloydminster Kinsmen and Kinettes are once again offering the chance to enjoy a hot barbecued steak in the gelid mid-winter month of February, all in support of Saskatchewan’s Telemiracle charity. more »

The taxman cometh

Tax filing companies are bracing themselves for another busy season with some employees already in receipt of their T4 slips. more »

Resources available for career choice

Dear Working Wise: It’s time to start applying to post-secondary schools and my son still isn’t sure what he wants to study. How can I encourage him to find a path and follow it? Signed, Concerned more »

Stating the obvious

Sometimes I wonder if marketing companies have decided that we consumers are so gullible that messages need to be spelled out with words at a primary school level (it used to be grade eight). more »

Potential for a playoff run

For the past couple of seasons, the Lakeland Rustlers men’s volleyball team didn’t have much potential to make a playoff run. more »

Steelers learning from their mistakes

Against good teams, the Lloydminster PWM Steelers are learning that their mistakes, no matter how small, can come back to haunt them in a bad way. more »

No time to relax for Rustlers

For most of the first semester, the Lakeland Rustlers men’s basketball team played with a short bench, as injuries hit the team hard, leaving them on some nights with more injured players sitting… more »

Quiet deadline for Bobcats

Connor Odelein slept a lot easier heading into Tuesday’s trade deadline than he did a year ago. more »

To give themselves a chance

To give themselves a chance at the end of the second semester to earn the second spot in the North Division, the Lakeland Rustlers women’s volleyball team needs a little help from the rest of the… more »

Time to change what we call ourselves

Take a moment to pull the snapshot that is in your head of a gorgeous garden. more »

Being neighbourly has changed

Socializing with our country neighbours has changed a lot in the last 40 years or more. more »

When folks meet…

From Lloydminster’s early days of “social events, petitions, fundraising and threshing rings,” meeting and working together is an age old custom. Before the railroad’s arrival… more »

Why walk when you can trot?

Greg Hnatuk has a new lease on life thanks to a kidney transplant five years ago. Hnatuk is the race director of the 2017 Lloydminster Transplant Trot who hopes his own story will help to raise funds… 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 »

Seniors doing the heavy lifting when it comes to ALS service

What should ambulance service in the Lloydminster Health Region look like? That’s question the Lloydminster Concerned Citizens for Seniors Care Society is asking, and they in turn are urging residents… more »

Single health authority predicted to have benefits

The Province of Saskatchewan recently decided to amalgamate its health regions to a single health authority, a move officials hope will make operations more efficient for both the system and its patients. more »

With change comes opportunity

The Lloydminster Concerned Citizens for Seniors Care Society is hoping the amalgamation of health regions in Saskatchewan under one authority will improve health services in Lloydminster. more »

Kitscoty to host Crime Watch confab

The Kitscoty and District Crime Watch Association (KDCWA) has been accepted as this year’s host for the Alberta Crime Watch Association’s annual general meeting, which takes place Feb. 4 at… more »

New biz stickin' it to Lloyd

Caylie Gnyra has literally pinned down how she plans to make a living. The Vermilion entrepreneur plans to open 4th Meridian Acupuncture or 4MA for short, in Lloydminster in rented space at Oasis Hot… more »

Flu season in full swing

Hold that cough and sneeze. The cold and influenza season is in full swing in the Lloydminster area, but Prairie North Health Region (PNHR) classifies this year’s flu outbreak as a normal season. more »

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