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October, 2016

Finally, some hopeful news

Published October 31, 2016 by Geoff Lee

It’s gone from rumour to news.
Husky Energy has started a preliminary draft engineering plan for a potential 30,000 barrels per day expansion of its Lloydminster asphalt refinery capacity. more »

What am I doing wrong?

Published October 31, 2016 by Charles Strachey

Dear Working Wise: I have had several job interviews over the past two months, but I haven’t received any job offers or even second interviews. Am I doing something wrong? Signed, Feeling Overlooked more »

We're No. 2 in most spooktacular Canadian cities

Published October 28, 2016 by

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Lloydminster is ranked the second most spooktacular city in Canada, and not just because of the poseurs walking around in clown suits like those weirdos from the States. more »

There's a new mayor in town

Published October 27, 2016 by

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It was a gracious mayor-elect who spoke to his throng of supporters once the municipal election 2016 votes were tallied. more »

Don't let your age stop you

Published October 27, 2016 by Charles Strachey

Dear Working Wise: I am a healthy experienced professional engineer, but I can’t find a job. The problem seems to be that I am over 60. How can I get employers to open their eyes and see what I… more »

Downtown revitalization

Published October 27, 2016 by Vern McClelland

We snuck off to Edmonton last weekend to take in a concert at Rogers Place, the new home of the Oilers. more »

Wheatland championship

Published October 27, 2016 by

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The Lloydminster Comprehensive Barons wanted another shot at the Holy Rosary Raiders — they got it. more »

Raiders look for threepeat

Published October 27, 2016 by

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Another chance at a Wheatland Football League (WFL) championship, another year to defend their title. more »

Mustangs confident heading into Wheatland bantam final

Published October 27, 2016 by

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The Lloydminster Mustangs haven’t been back in the Wheatland Bantam Football League (WBFL) final since they last won it in 2013, making this year’s return not just another step in rebuilding… more »

Raiders provincial bound

Published October 27, 2016 by

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The Holy Rosary Raiders girl’s soccer team is heading to North Battleford this weekend to take part in the Saskatchewan High School Athletic Association provincial soccer tournament. more »

Alberta wins U16 gold

Published October 27, 2016 by

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Team Alberta’s penchant for the dramatic was on display once again, skating away with gold at the 2016 Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup after a 3-2 overtime win over Team B.C. on Sunday. more »

Hard path to nationals

Published October 27, 2016 by

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The Lakeland Rustlers path to the national men’s soccer tournament is now three times harder. more »

Plenty of potential, no luck

Published October 27, 2016 by

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Lakeland’s women’s soccer team finished the season on a strong note, winning two of their last three games and five points in the second half of the season, ending what was a strange season… more »

Somethin's burning

Published October 27, 2016 by

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Fires were a recurring event for the Barr Colonists in the early days as they travelled west by wagon over the blackened prairie. more »

A matter of perspective

Published October 27, 2016 by Helen Row Toews

“I’ll celebrate Thanksgiving when I have something to be thankful for. Right now I’ve got crops under four inches of snow.” more »

Ulmer wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Published October 27, 2016 by Geoff Lee

Ross Ulmer was caught off guard as the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award during the Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards. more »

Anything can happen at student improv night

Published October 27, 2016 by Geoff Lee

Lloydminster Comprehensive High School drama students are ready to generate spontaneous laughter tonight at the their 5th annual Improv Spooktacular in advance of Halloween. more »

Life, strength and peace

Published October 27, 2016 by Mark and Ben Cullen

During the Afghanistan war, Canada lost 158 men and women in the conflict. Their bodies, once repatriated at CFB Trenton were driven to the coroner’s office in Toronto. A very Canadian thing happened… more »

What's On

Published October 27, 2016 by Submitted

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Six reasons to attend

Published October 27, 2016 by

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The Lloydminster Concert Series has returned for a new season, and as always, has six more professional performers for people to check out. more »

A place called Love

Published October 27, 2016 by Submitted

Dear editor: Recently, my husband, Bob Gallant, spent a few days at our local hospital. Being an alzheimer’s patient, the hospital was very traumatizing for him. Unfamiliar surroundings and not… more »

Bovines breed research

Published October 27, 2016 by Geoff Lee

Even the cows were mooing their approval of the opening of the Livestock Research Facility at Lakeland College in Vermilion. more »

Job's Daughters get a week

Published October 27, 2016 by

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A proclamation at City Hall Monday designated the first week of November as Job’s Daughters Week, in order to bring awareness and recognition to the group. more »

Caliph to inaugurate new Lloyd mosque

Published October 27, 2016 by

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The Ahmadiyya Muslim community of Lloydminster will be inaugurating its local mosque early next month, with a special visit from the group’s worldwide leader and Caliph, his Holiness Hazrat Mirza… more »

Safety conference ready to roll

Published October 27, 2016 by Geoff Lee

A talk on mental toughness will drive home the “learning to succeed” theme at the upcoming third annual Lakeland Regional Safety Conference. more »

NDP gets fail on comments about MLA

Published October 27, 2016 by Geoff Lee

Lloydminster MLA Colleen Young (Lloydminster) gives the NDP an F for failure to communicate the full reality of education funding for school boards. more »

ELECTION 2016

Published October 26, 2016 by Lloydminster Source staff

• Council election results: BAKER, Ken 3737 TORRESAN, Jonathan 3162 DIACHUK, Micheal 2552 FAGNAN, Glenn 2441 BUCKINGHAM, Aaron 2239 BROWN MUNRO, Stephanie 2135 BENOIT, David 1916 SCHILLE, Don 1549… more »

Tackle

Published October 25, 2016 by

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TACKLE Members of the Lloydminster Colts peewee football team look to take down the quarterback of the Bonnyville Renegades near the goal line during Sunday’s Wheatland Peewee Football League final regular… more »

Down to the last ride

Published October 25, 2016 by

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Meadow Lake’s Cody Coverchuk did everything he could during the two-day Bull Riders Canada (BRC) Finals in Lloydminster over the weekend to close the 400 point gap Will Purcell had on him in the… more »

Barons back in championship game

Published October 25, 2016 by

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The Lloydminster Comprehensive Barons weren’t ready for their season to come to an end against the Bonnyville Voyageurs. more »

Raiders defence leads way to final

Published October 25, 2016 by

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The Holy Rosary Raiders weren’t necessarily trying to make a statement against the St. Paul Lions, however, with their ticket booked to the Wheatland Football League (WFL) championship game punched… more »

30 minute meals

Published October 25, 2016 by Jill McKenzie

In keeping with last week’s topic, menu-planning for busy weeknights, it is helpful for busy parents to have a back-up plan for when find yourself unprepared. more »

What's on!

Published October 25, 2016 by Submitted

LABIS STORE Check out the LABIS Store, 4920 - 50 St. Find gently used clothing and books in the store, all for a fraction of the price. Come in on Wednesdays and draw to receive 10, 25 or 50 per cent… more »

Let's Clear the Air, some more

Published October 25, 2016 by Submitted

Dear editor: I read Brent Stasiuk’s letter to the editor of (Let’s clear the air, Oct. 18 Source) with interest. It garnered more of my attention when it was distributed to each attendee at… more »

Cut the credit cards!

Published October 25, 2016 by Submitted

Dear editor
Brent Stasiuk’s October 18, Lloydminster Source letter, “Let’s clear the air,” is fabulously written with his gusto. 
Thank you, Brent! more »

Winner caught off guard at awards

Published October 25, 2016 by Geoff Lee

The most surprised person at the Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards was Aron Klassen. Klassen is owner of Tunes Music and Audio who went to the awards night at the Centennial… more »

Heroes gala a success

Published October 25, 2016 by Geoff Lee

The Heroes Among Us theme of this year’s Lloydminster Health Foundation Gala scored with board member and former chair, Dave Schneider, owner of Cliff Rose For Clothes. more »

ELECTION 2016

Published October 25, 2016 by Submitted

I believe our citizens are very disappointed with city spending, as well as the lack of transparency and accountability. As a councillor I will insure my decisions will be fiscally responsible, grounded… more »

Operation Christmas Child is back

Published October 20, 2016 by

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Operation Christmas Child is back and again people are encouraged to pick up shoeboxes, fill ‘em full of gifts and send ‘em to children in less fortunate countries, so everyone around the… more »

Municipal candidates

Published October 20, 2016 by Submitted

Candidate questions: What do you see as the biggest election issue, and how will you address it? I believe our citizens are very disappointed with city spending, as well as the lack of transparency and… more »

HOPE fortified at Lakeland College

Published October 20, 2016 by Lloydminster Source staff

Husky Energy has strengthened its commitment to training heavy oil power engineering (HOPE) students at Lakeland College with enhanced learning aids in steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) and thermal… more »

Large farms are big business

Published October 20, 2016 by Vern McClelland

Farming is still a family run business in Western Canada, however, the amount of land and capital investment per operation is increasing substantially. more »

Steelers on top of AFHL

Published October 20, 2016 by

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A year ago, the Lloydminster Steelers started their season not knowing if they would be playing at the midget AAA level the following year. more »

Barons fighting for another shot

Published October 20, 2016 by

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Lloydminster Comprehensive Barons football head coach Aaron Harper doesn’t expect Friday’s semi-final game in the Wheatland Football League (WFL) to be decided by two touchdowns or more—he… more »

Young gun looking for BRC buckle

Published October 20, 2016 by

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The Bull Riders Canada Inc. tour will be in Lloydminster this weekend for the finals to their fourth season, with $20,000 up for grabs and an addition $5,000 in the Canadian Globe Grudge Match. more »

Posting your land

Published October 20, 2016 by

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Now that we are into the hunting season you may see many more people either dressed like pumpkins or in camo all out in search of the elusive white-tail, mule deer, elk, moose or upland birds. more »

Remembering little angels

Published October 20, 2016 by Submitted

In the month of October we are remembering the families that have experienced the painful loss of an infant, prenatally or after birth. more »

Early democratic governance

Published October 20, 2016 by Sandra L. Brown

The early beginnings of governance for the town and village of Lloydminster started a few months after the Barr Colonists arrived. In October 1903, Lieutenant Governor in Council of the Northwest Territories… more »

Birds of a feather…

Published October 20, 2016 by Helen Row Toews

Goose hunting season has arrived.
It’s a time of year enjoyed by hunters and outdoor enthusiasts, my sons included. more »

Thanksgiving in the Canadian garden

Published October 20, 2016 by Mark and Ben Cullen

I love Thanksgiving.
Perhaps it helps that I married a good cook. more »

Lloyd man could be left high and dry

Published October 20, 2016 by Geoff Lee

Lloydminster entrepreneur, Matt Dugas, who left his local business and associates behind him to harvest rockweed in Nova Scotia, could find himself beached. more »

A few things I will consider in the upcoming civic election

Published October 20, 2016 by Submitted

Over the last eight years administration costs have increased approximately 50 per cent a year, to a total increase of approximately 300 per cent. more »

A new direction is needed

Published October 20, 2016 by Submitted

Dear editor: The announcement of huge past and continued deficits by the city council and administration underscores that a new direction is needed. New councillors pushing for 1) return to more responsible… more »

Tenney honoured

Published October 20, 2016 by Lloydminster Source staff

Former executive director of the Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce (COC), Pat Tenney, was recently announced as the recipient of the Roger Philips Chamber Builder Award for 2016. more »

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign

Published October 20, 2016 by Geoff Lee

There is more to all those municipal election signs popping up in Lloydminster than meets the eye. more »

Debate rivets voters

Published October 20, 2016 by Geoff Lee

It was meat and potatoes time for the three mayoral contenders and 21 candidates running for council to win over voters at the all candidates forum. more »

More than $10 million in the hole

Published October 20, 2016 by Geoff Lee

The task of balancing the city’s forecasted 2017 budget deficit of $10.5 million could mean cuts in services, sale of city assets and increases in taxes and user pay fees. more »

Alberta construction hungry for work

Published October 19, 2016 by Geoff Lee

An information session at the Lloydminster Construction Association (LCA) on doing business with Alberta Infrastructure spoke to the critical need for work for business owners, like Hugh Ziprick. more »

What's On

Published October 19, 2016 by Submitted

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A position not so unfamiliar

Published October 19, 2016 by

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The Holy Rosary Raiders have been in this position before. An all or nothing game, with their season on the line, against one of their biggest rivals from St. Paul, who they played last season in the… more »

What's On

Published October 18, 2016 by Submitted

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Let's clear the air

Published October 18, 2016 by

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Dear editor: As the heat is turned up on city council and management on the need for a sewer plant upgrade, the proposed purchase of the old Synergy Credit Union building, the outrageous spending habits… more »

Election 2016 Catholic school board candidates

Published October 18, 2016 by Lloydminster Source staff

I am a stay at home mother of four.  After four years of serving as a board trustee, I remain committed to pursuing decisions in the best interests of the families and students of our division. more »

Election 2016 Councillor candidates cont.

Published October 18, 2016 by Lloydminster Source staff

1. The biggest issue in this election will be the taxpayers voting for people they trust, I hope to be on of them. more »

ELECTION 2016

Published October 18, 2016 by Lloydminster Source staff

1. I have spent the last several weeks meeting with, and speaking to people from several different walks of life, and I have found the general consensus is the taxpayers have lost their trust in the financial… more »

Brian Jean to visit Lloyd

Published October 18, 2016 by Geoff Lee

Wildrose leader Brian Jean will be in Lloydminster next week to rally support against the provincial NDP carbon tax plans. more »

Late Harvest to premier tonight

Published October 18, 2016 by Geoff Lee

Roll out the red carpet for local filmmaker Benjamin Musgrave. The much awaited premiere of Musgrave’s debut movie, Late Harvest, is set to screen at the Vic Juba Theatre at 5:30 p.m. tonight as… more »

Being involved in music a "joy" for retired director

Published October 18, 2016 by

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After 50 plus years as the musical director for Grace United Church, Gladys Jack has finally decided to close her fallboard. more »

Menu-planning for busy weeknights

Published October 18, 2016 by Jill McKenzie

School’s in.
By now parents are adapting to whatever the kids’ new schedules will bring.
For many, extra-curricular activities and homework are making weeknight evenings a challenge. more »

Driving away hunger

Published October 18, 2016 by

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Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is wrapping up another successful Drive Away Hunger food drive campaign. more »

iSummit carries on success

Published October 18, 2016 by Geoff Lee

This year’s drum beat for the Seekaskootch Dancers from Onion Lake who kicked off the 4th annual Indigenous Economic Partnership Summit set the right celebratory tone. more »

Getting the job done

Published October 18, 2016 by

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With two, three straight sets victories over the Concordia Thunder, the Lakeland Rustlers women’s volleyball team started the season how they expected to, 2-0. more »

On Deck

Published October 18, 2016 by

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Rustlers on top of South With a 1-1 draw with Medicine Hat and a 3-0 victory over Lethbridge, the Lakeland Rustlers men’s soccer team are in first place in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference… more »

Rustlers split with Huskies

Published October 18, 2016 by

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The Lakeland Rustlers men’s basketball team started the season with a 76-80 victory over the Keyano Huskies on Friday night, however, they couldn’t finish off the sweep, losing 68-64 on Saturday… more »

Rustlers bounce back against Thunder

Published October 18, 2016 by

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After dropping their opening game of the season in three straight sets to the Concordia Thunder, the Lakeland Rustlers men’s volleyball team rebounded with a 3-1 victory on Saturday night, despite… more »

Home stand split

Published October 18, 2016 by

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The Lakeland Rustlers women’s basketball team split their weekend home stand with the Keyano Huskies, earning a 64-62 victory to open the season on Friday night before dropping the Saturday afternoon… more »

Discriminating against smokers a no no

Published October 13, 2016 by Charles Strachey

Dear Working Wise: I run a health-focused service business. My staff and I try to model healthy lifestyles to help inspire our clients to improve their own health. Can I ask job applicants if they smoke?… more »

Small town troubles

Published October 13, 2016 by Vern McClelland

I feel fortunate to have a real estate practice that ranges from multi-million dollar projects to little old “widow” houses in small towns over a 5,000 square mile area of the midwest. more »

Women's volleyball looking to get over the hump

Published October 13, 2016 by

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For the past two seasons, the Lakeland Rustlers women’s volleyball team has been talented enough to be one of the top teams in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) North Division. more »

Women's basketball won't rely on talent to win games

Published October 13, 2016 by

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For the past two seasons, the Lakeland Rustlers women’s basketball team could win games on talent alone. more »

Veterans make up bulk of 2016 team

Published October 13, 2016 by

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Due to the heavy turnover the Lakeland Rustlers men’s volleyball team had over the past few seasons, head coach Taylor Dyer has built his largest roster to date, as 12 returners will make up the… more »

The sky's the limit for men's basketball team

Published October 13, 2016 by

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Last season was a bit of a surprise for some around the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC), as the near rookie line up of the Lakeland Rustlers men’s basketball team made the playoffs in… more »

Gigi Rempel

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

1. What do you see as the biggest election issue, and how will you address it ANSWER: Restoring confidence in voters so they can trust in our abilities as elected officials to carry out necessary changes… more »

Nothing up my sleeve

Published October 13, 2016 by

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Lloydminster can expect some grand illusion, a bit of comedy, and of course, a tonne of magic when magician and illusionist Neil Croswell comes to town. more »

Bill King

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

1) The waste water plant. I would want to know what alternatives we have looked at and why we chose this one over the others. more »

Erwin Warkentin

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

1) Making better informed decisions. more »

What's On

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

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David Hennessey

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

1) Jobs and the economy. Council needs to play a larger role in attracting new businesses to Lloydminster and working with the federal and provincial governments to create a framework to create jobs. more »

In praise of Barb

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

Dear editor:
Responding to Barb Galuk’s letter to the editor, Change is in the Air, (Oct. 6 Source). more »

More praise

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

Dear editor:
The letter to the editor (Oct. 6 Source) by Barb Gulka could not have been better said about the mismanagement in city hall. more »

Lachlan Cummine

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

1) What do you see as the biggest election issue, and how will you address it?
ANSWER: Spending by the city. more »

Michael Diachuk

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

1. The most important issue appears to be around transparency and accountability.  It seems like there is a greater amount of chatter around this than fiscal responsibility and water treatment. more »

David Benoit

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

1) My slogan, “Better City. Better Life” will be achieved through the implementation of my proposals to (a) restore responsible government, (b) reduce taxes and fees, and (c) reform regulations. more »

Aaron Buckingham

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

1) It appears there is a real feeling in the city of mistrust of the current administration. I think a key part of this is to be as transparent as possible. more »

Stephanie Brown Munro

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

1. It would appear there is a large number of dissatisfied citizens. Citizens are concerned with the recent purchase of the downtown synergy building, as well as the upgrades needing to be done to the… more »

Ken Baker

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

1) Financial Transparency.
Budgets and financial spending details must be published in clear and concise simplified reports available to the public. more »

Jason Whiting

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

1) There are many topics big and small on the minds of our residents and what I have heard during this campaign, and on my time on council, is the need for greater accountability of our administration. more »

Gerald Aalbers

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

1. Loss of Confidence. Restoring trust in city council is acting in the best interest of the residents of Lloydminster. more »

Cheryl Ross

Published October 13, 2016 by Submitted

1. The upgrade of the wastewater treatment plant, as to how and who is going to pay for it. more »

Barons prep for provincials

Published October 11, 2016 by

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The Lloydminster Comprehensive Barons senior girl’s volleyball team can already start planning for the Alberta Schools Athletic Association provincial volleyball tournament coming up in November. more »

Raiders have eyes on zone playoffs

Published October 11, 2016 by

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Through the first six weeks of the volleyball season, the Holy Rosary Raiders senior girl’s team were trying to figure out what works for their team. more »

KidSport has reason to smile

Published October 11, 2016 by

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Plenty of kids will have smiles on their faces when they’re playing sports in this year, thanks to funding provided by KidSport Lloydminster and a $17,000 donation by the five Tim Hortons in Lloydminster. more »

Barons have hurdle to jump

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The Lloydminster Barons couldn’t bounce back against the Holy Rosary Raiders once they started to put points up on the board, as a flat performance in the final week of the regular season in the… more »

Upland bird hunting

Published October 11, 2016 by

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Well fall is here, and with it comes the sound of shotguns and the fields abuzz with camo-coloured hunters all looking for some type of game bird to shoot. more »

It's winter, folks, time to get your vehicle ready

Published October 11, 2016 by

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Winter maintenance tips eh?
Look, the thing is, just know what winter maintenance for your vehicle is. more »

What's On

Published October 11, 2016 by Lloydminster Source staff

LABIS STORE Check out the LABIS Store, 4920-50 St. Find gently used clothing and books in the store, all for a fraction of the price. Come in on Wednesdays and draw to receive 10, 25 or 50 per cent off… more »

Prepare for Christmas early

Published October 11, 2016 by Jill McKenzie

There are less than three months until Christmas (don’t shoot the messenger!). If you’re paid weekly, that means you have 11 pay days to set aside money for the biggest holiday of the year.… more »

We can be better, Lloyd

Published October 11, 2016 by Submitted

Dear editor: As we react to the imposed carbon tax by provincial and federal governments, it can be described as an oxymoron “neutral revenue”. However as we approach our municipal elections,… more »

iSummit to address partnerships

Published October 11, 2016 by Geoff Lee

Indigenous business opportunities will be under the spotlight at this week’s 4th annual Indigenous Economic Partnership Summit. more »

No medal, but great time

Published October 11, 2016 by

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When Jolan Wong and the rest of Team Canada’s sitting volleyball crew showed up in Rio De Janeiro for the Paralympics they knew they were the underdogs. more »

They have the music in them

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If you think your child might be the next musical prodigy, or if your youngster just likes music for music’s sake, then the Music and Me Class might be just what they need to help foster their talent. more »

It's all fun and games

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When Justin Beausoleil and his friends got sick of driving to Edmonton for more than half a decade to buy and play cards for Magic: The Gathering, they finally decided to bring the action home instead. more »

CWB now full service

Published October 11, 2016 by Geoff Lee

The Lloydminster branch of the Canadian Western Bank is now operating as a full service bank following a grand opening at their new location at 2209 – 50 Ave. more »

Help for moms just a call away

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Everyone needs a support system now and then and new mothers are no different. The Province of Saskatchewan knows this, as the Parent Mentoring Program of Saskatchewan (PMPS) turns 20 this year, a longevity… more »

Jube hosts hero fest

Published October 7, 2016 by Lloydminster Source staff

Vic Juba Community Theatre is holding a local hero fest to entertain kids and families. more »

Think before you say yes

Published October 6, 2016 by Charles Strachey

Dear Working Wise: I just turned down a job offer, because they wanted me to sign an agreement saying I wouldn’t work for one of their competitors for six months after leaving the company. This… more »

Emotion is like salt; a little is OK, too much can spoil the meal

Published October 6, 2016 by Vern McClelland

Coming into this career in 2003 I was unprepared for the amount of emotion there is contained in many real estate transactions. more »

LPSD Cross country

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The Lloydminster Public School Division held its elementary and middle school cross country run on Monday at Bud Miller All Seasons Park. Students from Grade 3 to Grade 9 took to the 2km or 3km course,… more »

Unlucky season continues for Lakeland

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It has been a frustrating season to say the least for the Lakeland Rustlers women’s soccer team, who after six games this season, are still looking for their first victory, despite how more than… more »

Rustlers have room to play better

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The Lakeland Rustlers are the top team in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) South Division, second overall in the conference and ranked seventh by Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association… more »

Building more important than early results

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Results early in the season aren’t of any concern to Lloydminster Bandit Energy Bobcats head coach Cole Fischer. more »

On Deck

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Bandits home opener

The Lloydminster Bandits have already played two games in the Northeastern Alberta Junior B Hockey League season, splitting the first two games of the season. more »

Incredible edibles

Published October 6, 2016 by Mark and Ben Cullen

Thanksgiving Day is just days away.
What are you going to give thanks for? more »

Mobile mammography service to visit Kitscoty

Published October 6, 2016 by Lloydminster Source staff

Women ages 50 to 74—the group most at risk of developing breast cancer—will have local access to mammography services next month when Alberta Health Services’ Screen Test program visits… more »

HIV on the rise in Sask.

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A recent report showed a number of Saskatchewan doctors want the provincial government to declare a state of emergency over the growing number of residents testing positive for HIV. more »

Things that go squeak

Published October 6, 2016 by Helen Row Toews

Bar your doors.
This the time of year when assorted vermin, looking for a warm winter dwelling, squeeze through any little crack or cranny and enter our country homes. more »

What's on!

Published October 6, 2016 by Submitted

LABIS STORE Check out the LABIS Store, 4920-50 St. Find gently used clothing and books in the store, all for a fraction of the price. Come in on Wednesdays and draw to receive 10, 25 or 50 per cent off… more »

Editorial cartoon

Published October 6, 2016 by Elly Mossman

Editorial cartoon more »

Change is in the air

Published October 6, 2016 by Submitted

Dear editor: With the changing seasons we’re all anticipating change. The climate in Lloydminster is about to change, civic elections are fully underway, giving thoughts to a clean up in/at city… more »

Accelerate ... now

Published October 6, 2016 by Geoff Lee

Lloydminster is the newest member of the Alberta Regional Innovation Network (RIN) that aims to stimulate economic development and diversity. more »

Ah, but for a drop of water

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In the early days, hauling water in pails from the town well to your home or business was laborious for the Barr Colonists and plainly inconvenient. more »

Health super heroes to wow gala

Published October 6, 2016 by Geoff Lee

There could be some caped health crusaders at this year’s Lloydminster Region Health Foundation Gala. more »

Meet the candidates—but quickly

Published October 6, 2016 by Geoff Lee

Voters will have a chance to speed date the 21 candidates who are running for city council seats before they go to the polls. more »

Minimum wage hike hurting small biz

Published October 6, 2016 by Geoff Lee

Alberta’s latest minimum wage hike of $1 a hour isn’t getting much of a welcome from small businesses in Lloydminster. more »

Government program helps employers with training

Published October 4, 2016 by Charles Strachey

Dear Working Wise: I can’t find enough qualified Health Care Aides to help care for the residents of the retirement home that I manage. Are there any government programs or funding that help train… more »

Barons defence leads victory over Lions

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With a 37-6 victory over the St. Paul Lions, the Lloydminster Comprehensive Barons finished regular season pool play with a perfect 3-0 record, earning themselves a first round bye in the playoffs and… more »

A fitting end

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It would seem only fitting that the day renamed to honour the man who helped building football in the Border City would end with both Lloydminster bantam teams holding the Bantam Bowl Cup, as the Lloydminster… more »

Be thankful this Thanksgiving

Published October 4, 2016 by Jill McKenzie

For many in the Prairies, it has been a year they would rather forget. While it’s tempting, and possibly justified, to be bitter about your current situation, it might help to take stock of what… more »

Lakeland College wins bronze

Published October 4, 2016 by Submitted

Lakeland College has captured a leadership bronze Award of Excellence. The World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) announced Sept. 24 that Lakeland won the award in the leadership development… more »

What's on!

Published October 4, 2016 by Lloydminster Source staff

EVERY TUESDAY— CONCERNED CITIZENS The Lloydminster Concerned Citizens for Senior Care Society meets Tuesdays at noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Legacy Center. Lunch is available for $8, please reserve… more »

Starke to challenge for leadership

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Richard Starke, MLA for Vermilion-Lloydminster, announced his intentions to run for leadership of the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party on Thursday, a move that if elected, could see him gunning… more »

Signs o' the times

Published October 4, 2016 by Mike D'Amour

Well, they’re out there, sprouting like mushroom on lawns all over Lloydminster.
You’ve no doubt noticed them as well, the election signs pounded into yards and boulevards. more »

Touring for 20 straight years

Published October 4, 2016 by Geoff Lee

Fred Eaglesmith is a Canadian music man in motion.
The 59-year-old troubadour has, by his own admission, been on perpetual tour since 1996. more »

Big Brother is munching

Published October 4, 2016 by Geoff Lee

Barbecue grilled cheese sandwiches and information went hand in hand at a Big Brothers, Big Sisters Lloydminster fundraising Lunch and Learn. The lunch by donation on Wednesday drew some hungry folks… more »

So you think you can dance?

Published October 4, 2016 by Geoff Lee

It took years of fancy footwork and fame to enable Canadian dance idol and choreographer, Blake McGrath, to step out of a limo. more »

HEAL thyself

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Alberta Health Services (AHS) launched a new website for parents, a handy resource that gives them information on common childhood ailments and injuries, which can be taken care of without a trip to the… more »

Lawn ornaments keep appearing

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The Rindlisbachers of Lashburn are having a problem with squatters. In the couple’s garden, among the marigolds, geraniums, and daylilies, a clan of gnomes and their pet family of skunks has taken… more »

Cupcakes to battle cancer

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The cupcakes might go straight to your waistline, but the cash spent on them goes straight to the Lloydminster Hospital’s mammography program, so it’s an honourable trade off. more »


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