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Rebels continue strong summer of swimming

The Lloydminster Rebels swim club sent 22 members to Edmonton to compete in the provincial swimming competition. At the regional swim meet in Wetaskiwin, 13 Rebel swimmers placed in the top two, automatically… more »

Hippe steps into some big shoes

With the passing of Rod Kirby back in June, the Lloydminster Minor Football Association (LMFA) lost their long-standing president of a decade who helped build football in the Border City into the successful… more »

A fresh start for Rustlers women's basketball

The Lakeland Rustlers women’s basketball team has seen quite the turnover in their lineup since going undefeated during the regular season last year before a falter in the provincial playoffs cut… more »

Bobcat hopefuls battle for a spot

The Lloydminster Bobcats have narrowed their list down to 30 players heading into Wednesday nights first pre-season game against the Bonnyville Pontaics. more »

New car front is electrifying

Electric cars are becoming more commonplace as we move forward, and all that cutting edge technology can be traced back to one man who foresaw wireless communications 130 years ago. more »

Consumerism is a costly cycle

In years gone by, frugality was a way of life—not out of stinginess but out of necessity. Families were larger and were quite often supported by a single income. Handing down clothes, growing food,… 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 »

I've had enough — I quit!

I kicked a 30-year plus cigarette habit six years ago—Aug. 24, 2010, to be exact. Habit is a mild word for what possessed me. I was a near three-pack-a-day guy who—and I’m not kidding… more »

Lloyd businesses up for excellence awards

Two local businesses have been announced as finalists in the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Achievement of Business Excellence (ABEX) awards, which will be given out on Oct. 22 in Saskatoon. more »

Lakeland rebrands identity

Lakeland students have gone from living the learning to leading the learning as part of a new rebranding strategy. more »

Gutter ball!

A Lloydminster entrepreneur’s bid to build a new bowling alley has landed in the gutter because of a distinct lack of funds. more »

Tats for injured rider

Anybody looking to get some free ink while supporting a good cause has the opportunity to go under the gun at Steel Dragon Studios, as its owner Jakks Sterling is using his skills to raise money for a… more »

Give up just one vice

The Thorpe Recovery Centre is challenging Lloydminster to put down one vice for September and Go Sober. The goal of the Go Sober fundraising campaign is to encourage healthy living, draw awareness to… more »

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 »

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