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Advice for property buyers

My main role in our team over the years has been to represent sellers and, frankly, I prefer that side of the business for a number of reasons as it seems to be a more comfortable fit for me personally. more »

Tough draw at Canadian Open leads to harsh week for Liners

Placed in the toughest pool they have ever played in, the Lloydminster Liners U18 softball team came back from the Canadian Open Fastpitch Championship in Surrey, B.C. a littler bruised, as the Liners… more »

Changes come to bantam hockey

Bantam AAA hockey will look much different for this upcoming season. In May, the program announced that Curtis Johnson will be taking over as head coach, as the entire male AAA hockey program saw a shuffle… more »

Young Riders

No matter what sport, every professional had to start somewhere. Motocross is no different, although, you would expect the starting age for any boy or girl who is jumping on a powerful motorbike to be… more »

It became a small world

Long after the Pony Express relayed mail across the American West, Lloydminster’s industrious pioneers spurred on the need for improved communication. more »

Hip concert to benefit local charity

The Tragically Hip is on its last tour and is making a stop in Lloydminster. more »

Just a glow worm kinda night

There are many simple pleasures to be found in rural life.
The sweet, heady scent of new-mown hay or the slow, lazy buzzing of a bee on a hot summer afternoon. more »

Budget includes nurse hours for Lloyd

The Prairie North Regional Health Authority approved its 2016-17 operating budget of $286.3 million Monday, the final day to submit it to the Government of Saskatchewan. more »

Green means green to local man

When the tide goes out along the eastern Atlantic shores of Nova Scotia, Matt Dugas literally and figuratively sees green. more »

Thresh prince of Waseca

Make hay while the sun shines. That’s what Waseca area farmers Allan Hinde and Chris Makey hope to do while setting a new world threshing record in Austin, Man. on Sunday at what’s called… more »

City council briefs

Council had a busy agenda Monday, including leaky water accounts. The city’s public works department wants to stop an administrative cost leak from the opening and closing of water accounts and… more »

Development green-lighted

Phil Moore, senior development manager for Lamont Land Inc., left, with a contingent of his associates on the right, made a presentation to council Monday on the Willows Area Structure Plan. Council passed… more »

An all local team at Summer Games

The Northeast zone rugby team was very young, playing with two underaged players at the Alberta Summer Games in Leduc—but they are all from Lloydminster. more »

Twins take home lessons from peewee provincials

The Lloydminster Twins peewee AA baseball team finished their provincial tournament round robin on Saturday with a 10-7 victory over the Battlefords Beaves. more »

Vermilion Fair still going strong after 110 years

It’s almost time for the Vermilion Fair, which is going into year 110, with the theme of Then and Now. more »

Technology that works

Years ago I worked for Kia Motors in Niagara Falls Ontario.
I was never really into working for dealerships because I didn’t like the way they paid technicians. more »

Convenience costs

It seems people are living at a faster pace these days.
An interesting question might be: What came first, the hectic pace or the drive thru? more »

One hot truck

Britannia-Wilton firefighters were on scene last week near Sandy Beach to battle a blaze after a GMC halfton caught fire. Firefighters were able to quickly douse the flames and there were no reports of… more »

Snowjob bodes well for Mount Joy

Mount Joy Snow Resort is on track to provide full snow making coverage on its slopes for the upcoming operating season. more »

The oily bird gets the clean

An animal rescue group is asking people to stop donating items to help clean wildlife affected by a recent oil spill into the North Saskatchewan River. more »

Emotional donation

A simple cheque presentation from Synergy Credit Union to the Canadian Cancer Society in Lloydminster turned into an emotional endorsement for the Relay for Life fundraising walk. more »

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