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Dancing season ends with a bang

The dancing season is winding down and Fame Dance Studios is wrapping up their year with one final performance. Fame’s Year End Show, held on April 23 and 24 at the Vic Juba Community Theatre, will feature… more »

The quilting tradition continues

At its monthly meeting on April 6, the Lloydminster Log Cabin Quilters Guild decided to hold its semi-annual Quilt Show in October 2016 at the Legacy Centre. “I’m very pleased to say that we have voted… more »

Store closing marks end of an era

A laser disc player sits on one shelf, a VHS player on another. In one drawer a collection of remotes, Nintendo controllers and even a pair of Duck Hunt pistols lie in a tangled web, relics of a lost… more »

Pirates midget baseball program expanding

One season after making their debut in the Saskatchewan Premier Baseball League’s midget AAA division, the Northwest Prairie Pirates program is already expanding. With increased numbers coming up from… more »

To ride another day

For 43-year-old Scott Bryne, if everyone walks away safe, it’s been a good night. As a bullfighter for the past 20 years, Bryne is sometimes the last line of defence between the riders and a couple thousand… more »

Rustlers see development across all programs

Lakeland College doesn’t want to judge its past year based on medals and championships. Instead they would rather focus on the gradual improves of their entire athletic program holistically, and the success… more »

Hearthstone Place ladies give Project Linus a boost

Even when it’s cold outside, five ladies at the Hearthstone Place independent living centre in Lloydminster manage to bring plenty of warmth. Since the beginning of the year, the five women have handmade… more »

Five Days Off set for one big night

Wainwright, Alta. rock group Five Days Off is about to get busy. The self-described “dirty blues rock duo,” guitarist Jon Brown and drummer Joel Ezinga, will be performing at the Bluenose Bar and Grill… more »

At the theatre since the beginning

Leone Duczek has been involved with the Vic Juba Community Theatre since before there was a Vic Juba Community Theatre. After donating money to help with the theatre’s construction, Duczek and her husband,… more »

PNHR shows appreciation to volunteers

The Prairie North Health Region (PNHR) held their annual volunteer appreciation event on April 14th at the Lloydminster Legacy Centre. There were over 120 volunteers and Prairie North staff in attendance… more »

Promoting the trades to students

It’s almost time for the sixth annual Try a Trade Career Expo which will be put on by the Lloydminster Construction Association (LCA) on May 6 at the Lloydminster Exhibition Grounds. The event is held… more »

A confidence boost for Buttar

Dakota Buttar didn’t have the greatest start to the season on the Professional Bull Riders Canada circuit, but his momentum has swung around, as the 22-year-old captured the Marwayne PBR championship… more »

Red Dogs handed first loss in Tier 1

Despite a three-point lead at halftime, the Lloydminster Red Dogs allowed 19 unanswered points to the Parkland Predators, en route to a 40-24 loss in the Capital District Minor Football Association midget… more »

Artificial Lift close a chapter with new CD

ocal rock group Artificial Lift is celebrating the release of its full-length debut album, Wasted Days, and they’re calling in some friends to help mark the occasion. The group is holding a CD release… more »

Ginger St. James goes west

The last time rockabilly singer Ginger St. James was performing in Alberta she was confined to a VIA Rail train. It was part of VIA’s Artists on Board program, in which professional musicians are given… more »

Record Store Day in Lloyd

April 18 is Record Store Day, an international celebration of the “unique culture of a record store and the special role these independently-owned stores play in their communities.” It is also a chance… more »

Alta. and Sask. dancers coming to Lloyd

Lloydminster is about to become the land of 1,000 dancers. From April 16 to 19, Dancin’ on the Border, a four-day dance showcase put on by the Lloydminster Regional Dance Festival (LRDF), is expected… more »

Francophone school switching school boards

After years of instability, the controversial École Sans-Frontières school in Lloydminster has finally found a long-term resolution. As of the 2015-16 school year, École… more »

LED holding workshop on cross-culture

On Wednesday morning, the Lloydminster Economic Development Corporation (LED) will conduct a 50 Shades of Beige: Communicate with the Cross-Cultural Advantage workshop at the Lloydminster Golf and Curling… more »

Lakeland College receives grant for drone

Lakeland College has announced that it was awarded a $67,085 grant from the federal government to purchase an unmanned aerial system (UAS), commonly referred to as a srone. A UAS is the combination… more »

Sask. government helps fund local organizations

The Saskatchewan government has renewed agreements to fund community-based organizations (CBOs) in Lloydminster, giving three local organizations a combined sum of $554,000 this year. The Lloydminster… more »

Muslims launch campaign to curb misconceptions

The Lloydminster chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Canada are opening their doors to anyone interested in making new friends and learning more about the true teachings of the Islamic faith.… more »