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UPDATE: RCMP update charges following Jan. 27 incident

RCMP News Release UPDATE WITH A CORRECTION TO CHARGES FROM RCMP Following an incident in Lloydminster on January 27, 2015, Lloydminster RCMP officer have charged Joel Dillon, 20-years-old of Lloydminster… more »

Police still looking for suspects in robbery, chase

After being closed by RCMP for the majority of Tuesday, the intersection of Highway 16 at 40 Avenue was opened at 9 p.m. on Jan. 27, following an RCMP investigation. As of press time, police are still… more »

Two arrested, more suspects sought by RCMP after Jan. 27 incidents

RCMP News Release On Jan. 27, 2015, at approximately 3 a.m., Lloydminster RCMP officers responded to a call of a break-and-enter in progress to a liquor store near 50 Avenue and 18 Street in Lloydminster. … more »

Wildrose wants answers on rural health review

The official Opposition in Alberta is demanding that the government release its report on rural health in the province of Alberta. Wildrose infrastructure critic Pat Stier spoke with the Lloydminster… more »

Family Literacy Day proclaimed

At Lloydminster city council’s meeting on Monday, Mayor Rob Saunders ushered in Family Literacy Day. “On behalf of Lloydminster city council, I, His Worship, Mayor Rob Saunders of Lloydminster, do proclaim… more »

Renovations for outdoor pool

The Lloydminster Outdoor Pool will be undergoing a makeover with a budget of $350,000. City council agreed to authorize the pool upgrades at their regular meeting on Monday, with the only “nay” vote coming… more »

Local advocate remembered: Former MLA Bud Miller, 1923-2015

James “Bud” Miller was a strong advocate for all of Alberta, rural and urban, but mostly he was a major advocate for the Lloydminster region. Miller, who passed away at the age of 91 in Edmonton over… more »

Hard work leads Bandits to six-game streak

Hockey can simply be about getting hot at the right time and for Lloydminster’s junior B team, they may have picked the best time to begin playing their best hockey of the season. Winners of their last… more »

Good to be home

The Lloydminster Rohan Rage are happy to be back at home. For three straight weekends to begin the new year, the Rage were sleeping in hotel rooms as a six game road swing in their schedule had them playing… more »

No consolation prizes

At this time of year, there is no consolation prize in a hockey game. It’s either two points or it’s nothing, especially with playoffs right around the corner, and the fight is still on for seeding in… more »

Albertans are No. 1 in retirement savings: BMO

According to a new report from the Bank of Montreal (BMO), Albertans lead the nation in several categories when it comes to planning for retirement. The fifth annual BMO registered retirement savings… more »

Municipal Government Act up for modernization

Since 1991, the population of Alberta has nearly doubled from 2.5 million to the over four million people who call the province home today. As the communities and economy continue to grow, many feel it’s… more »

All that glitters is glass

Laurie Nielsen brandishes a glass cutting device and gently presses its blade into a pane of coloured glass. The glass cutter, which resembles a metal toothbrush, makes a squeaking sound as its blade… more »

Alberta in for some tough times: Campbell

“Only if 100 per cent of Albertans were in favour of it,” Alberta Finance Minister Robin Campbell told a packed house at the Servus Sports Centre in Lloydminster last week when talking about a potential… more »

RCMP vs firefighters in charity hockey match

Next month, Lloydminster’s finest will be putting stick to ice for a good cause. The first annual Battle of the Badges charity hockey game between the Lloydminster RCMP and Lloydminster Fire Department… more »

Successful year for LPSD

The Lloydminster Public School Division (LPSD) had an overall successful 2013-2014 school year, many details of which were discussed at their annual general meeting on Jan. 21. The meeting went over topics… more »

Hillmond Central School gym opens

“Awesome,” “great,” “much better than the old one,” were some of the reactions students at Hillmond Central School (HCS) used to describe their new gymnasium. Friday afternoon students, staff, parents… more »