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Two houses, three stories

I was out listing a vacant house one morning last week.
It promised to be a dreary, cloud filled day so unusual for fall in the Midwest. more »

Barons prep for weekend jamboree

The Lloydminster Comprehensive Barons won their first provincial game in quite some time last year when they knocked off the Austin O’Brien Crusaders 30-2. more »

Reapers come from behind for draw

The Lloydminster Reapers needed some late game heroics against the Grande Prairie Centaurs on Saturday, as they found themselves down 17-3 later in the second half. more »

National tournaments tough to swallow for Liners

The Lloydminster Liners U16 girl’s softball team finished seventh in the country at the 2016 Canadian Fast Pitch Championship in Montreal, which was much better than their expectation for a top… more »

Every spot available on Bobcats

The next phase for the rebuild of the Lloydminster Bobcats will happen Friday, as the team opens their main camp for the upcoming season with every spot up for grabs for the over 70 players attending… more »

Can't remember the name, but the face ...

SGI is reminding customers that beginning last week, facial recognition software was in place when issuing driver’s licences and photo identification cards. more »


Hopefully you’re enjoying some hammock time and have entered a special zone that is reserved for late summer. A time when you can think more freely: a time to imagine. I have been in touch with… more »

The newfound art of preserving

The image of a harried, country housewife in an apron, blowing stray hairs out of her eyes as she bends to stir a pot on a scorching hot stove, is a vision that might leap to mind when some people think… more »

The first schools

Education of the pioneer children was a priority early on in the Colony. Just over a year after the Barr Colonists arrived, a public ratepayers meeting was held in June 1904 regarding school accommodation… more »

Santa's Christmas Angels to get early start

It might seem a little early for talk of Christmas, but one Lloydminster resident is putting the word out early for her charitable holiday endeavour. more »

What's On

LABIS Second chance clothing For your convenience an ADDITIONAL CLOTHING DONATION BIN has been placed in front of the LABIS Office on Highway 16 (#3, 4620 44th St.) Please donate your gently used clothing… more »

Booze bruised

New booze outlets in the city can’t set up shop within 300m of school, parks or existing community and recreation activities. more »

Cabinet changes include new faces

“In the April election, we were fortunate that voters elected a number of very talented and capable new MLAs, creating the opportunity for renewal in our government,” Premier Brad Wall said. more »

Who's running the show at City Hall?

Dear editor:
(Monday’s) council meeting demonstrated thoughts and wishes of the council and public are being totally disregarded and the wishes of administration are the only wishes that count. more »

City runs dry on testy water utility bylaw

Council has shut off the taps to a second reading of its contentious utility bylaw until further notice following a flood of objections from property owners. more »

Here we grow again: Holy Rosary to expand

Holy Rosary High School is going under the dome. The Lloydminster Catholic School Division has teamed up with Synergy Credit Union to construct a new multi-purpose indoor recreation facility, dubbed the… more »

City hears opposition to Synergy purchase

Council recessed for legal counsel Monday to verify the legality of its debenture borrowing bylaw to fund the city’s $4.7 million purchase of the old Synergy Credit Union building. more »

A walk to remember

In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day the sixth annual Walk of Remembrance will take place at Bud Miller All Seasons Park on Sept. 10 in memory of those lost to the tragic act. more »

Mayor to proclaim Suicide Prevention Day

Every year roughly 800,000 people die by suicide, according to the World Health Organization, which translates to nearly 40 people a minute. On Sept. 1 the City of Lloydminster will sign a proclamation,… more »

Multi-trick ponies

Up until recently trick riding was mostly for entertainment with little in the way for riders in terms of competition. more »

Be prepared for that interview

Dear Working Wise: I just had a job interview where they kept asking me questions like “Tell me about a time when you had a disagreement with your supervisor.” I didn’t really know what… more »

A big thank you!

Thank you Jeff Todd and Swift Concrete for donating your time and labor to create a firm foundation for our gazebo. We will enjoy this new relaxation area this summer and for many summers to come.Your… more »

Big Brother as our copilot?

I used to wonder how far automotive technology would actually go.
It seems to me the engine management systems and features had pretty much reached a pinnacle. more »

New school year, new spending plan

Do you know exactly how much income your family has available every month? Do you know, within a few dollars, how much of that will be spent? Many people will answer, “All of it,” but might… more »

Lloyd loses a saint, heaven gains an angel

No doubt, Bill Rekrutiak is already a volunteer guardian angel in heaven with the best possible references. In life, he will be fondly remembered as a pillar of Lloydminster for his volunteerism and leadership… more »

Why wasn't our wish list fulfilled?

Dear editor: Perhaps other residents in Lloydminster are wondering about the same issue on water/waste treatment plant and the draft of By-law 26-2016. We’re told by mayor and council grant applications… more »

Let's all go to A&W to help a worthy cause

Burgers to Beat MS Day is back this Thursday, when a dollar from every A&W Teen Burger sold goes toward the battle against Multiple Sclerosis. “We’re going to be holding different events and… more »

First year applicants up at LLC

Fall enrolment at Lakeland College will be at the top end the of teeter totter with the economy still on the downside. more »

Where there's HOOT there's HOPE

Heavy Oil Operations Technician (HOOT) and Heavy Oil Power Engineering (HOPE) students can both be found at the Lakeland College Energy Centre at the Lloydminster campus again this fall. more »

Wild times at blueberry fest

The 28th annual Wild Blueberry Festival in St. Walburg can’t come soon enough for event co-chairperson Clare Church. Church expects an early bumper crop of blueberries could meet the demands of… more »

HOG rally attracts hundreds

Lloydminster turned into a free ranging HOG play pen during the 11th Prairie Regional HOG rally hosted by the Bordertown Harley Owners Group. More than 350 Harley Davidson motorcyclists turned up for… more »

Mitsuing wins final dash

At the start of the racing season, Ray Mitsuing was thinking retirement. So much so, he didn’t put himself on the block at the annual Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) tarp auction… more »

Long road for Dyck's first buckle

Dallas Dyck is a 12 year veteran of the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) and with that has come plenty of races under his belt. But he never had a buckle on that belt as a show champion… more »

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