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Onion Lake takes on Ottawa

Wednesday afternoon, the Onion Lake Cree Nation filed a statement of claim against the federal government over Bill C-27, The First Nations Financial Transparency Act. more »

Local group works to help Stop the CrISIS

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) is bringing their nationwide Stop the CrISIS campaign to Lakeland College on Dec. 4. The campaign’s aim is to stand against extremism and the radicalization… more »

New research to address labour shortage in farming industry

The Canadian Agriculture Human Resource Council is conducting a research project to figure out ways to help farmers across the country address the industry’s labour shortage. The information gathered… more »

New MLA still learning the ropes

Just over two weeks into her new job, and Colleen Young is already saying that she is enjoying the learning curve that has presented itself to her in the form of her new job as MLA of Lloydminster. Last… more »

Huron Carole to raise money for homeless

It began with a 17th century poem – and ended with mass aid for the Toronto homeless in the late ‘80s. Now, a retelling of that story continues annually with The Huron Carole, a musical benefit… more »

City delivers FCSS grant money

The Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) grants were dished out at Monday afternoon’s city council meeting, with 13 of 16 applicants receiving money. Council approved the allocation of $431,853… more »

One step closer for youth centre

Lloydminster city council made some last-minute changes to the land that is currently being used by the former Lloydminster RCMP detachment office on 47 Avenue. Before council sells the land to the Lloydminster… more »

Festival of Trees brings enchanted forest to Lloyd

Christmas time is near. And what better way to celebrate than to decorate a few trees? The Festival of Trees does just that, but with the added benefit of also being a charity initiative. This annual… more »

Santa Claus is coming to town

The seventh annual Here Comes Santa Claus event will be taking place Dec. 6 with a full day of events and festivities for the whole family. “Here Comes Santa Claus is a free day in downtown Lloydminster… more »

City hits the streets for winter maintenance

While 10 to 15 centimetres of snow is in the forecast for the upcoming weekend, the City of Lloydminster officials are out in force, cleaning up after this week’s snowfall. Alan Cayford, the acting director,… more »

Local author's third book released

Kelsey Greye is a pastor by trade. Contemplating the nature of humanity and shining a light on many of the struggles one has in life, she has the opportunity to share those thoughts with large groups… more »

Ready for 100 more years of service

One-hundred years is a pretty long time. But the Co-op passed that milestone running strong, capping off their centennial year with “probably the most aggressive expansionary efforts in (their) history,”… more »

Safety conference set for this week

The first annual Lakeland Regional Safety Conference will be held Nov. 27 at the Lloydminster Exhibition grounds and will include a day of guest speakers, information sessions and exhibitors promoting… more »

A slice of old-time Hogtown in Lloyd

Did you know? Toronto, one of Ontario’s major centres for music and the arts, used to be casually referred to as Hogtown by surrounding communities who wanted to speak ill of the city. According to an… more »

Firefighters camp out for ALS

For three nights this week, the Lloydminster Fire Department will be, one by one, taking turns camping out on the roof top of Fire Station No. 1 on 49 Avenue. The fundraiser takes place from Nov. 28-30.… more »

Stubbs brings campaign back to Border City

Lakeland riding Conservative candidate Shannon Stubbs was back in the Border City last week and said that it was a pleasure to be back in the Border City speaking to residents about issues that matter… more »

Local wins Stevie award

Local resident Marya Pettigrew won a Stevie Award for the Female Executive of the Year - Government or Non-Profit category last Monday at a ceremony held in New York City. Pettigrew is the executive director… more »