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Resume writing tips

Dear Working Wise: I’m applying for a job that I really want, but I think I’m up against some stiff competition. I need a resumé that will help me stand out and get noticed. Do you… more »

Passive income properties

Mention “investment properties” and immediately what comes to mind is an apartment building or some other type of residential unit. more »

Rumble young women, rumble

The Raiders are taking its brand of basketball north for the weekend. The Holy Rosary senior girls basketball team will take the journey up the road this weekend for the eight-team Cold Lake Royals Rumble,… more »

Rustlers bitten by Wolves

Perhaps the Rustlers were lucky to win one game this weekend against an inferior opponent. more »

Conference championship on!

Like an object off in the distance, that’s forever out of focus, all of a sudden it’s crystal clear. more »

Canary in the coal mine

Consider this: One in four Canadians buy bird food and/or consume birding products.
The average amount spent is $1,000 per year. more »

There is less joy on Mount Joy

A river ran through it.
Unseasonably warm weather and a suspect culvert literally washed out skiing at Mount Joy Snow Resort last weekend. more »

The first French prime minister visits Lloyd

“Lloydminster welcomes the prime minister …”
In July 1910, the town and village of Lloydminster began planning for the arrival of some very prominent guests. more »

Light at the end of the oil and gas tunnel

Pierre Cléroux, chief economist for Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) sees lots of light at the end of the proverbial economic tunnel, particularly for the oil and gas in Western Canada. more »

Out of the mouths of babes

As my bus rumbled down the road last week, on Valentine’s Day, I overheard an exchange between two of the students seated behind me. more »

One brick at a time

All in all, it’s more than just another brick in the wall. The Lloydminster Region Health Foundation is set to blitz the region to raise the final $1 million of a $2 million goal to fund Pioneer… more »

What's on!

OIL WIVES CLUB OF LLOYDMINSTER Is a social club of wives whose husbands are employed in the oil and gas industry. We have dinner meetings the third Tuesday of each month September through June. If you… more »

Local service club honoured

In their 97th year as a service club in Canada, Kinsmen and Kinettes were honoured with an official proclamation at Lloydminster City Hall Feb. 21. Mayor Gerald Aalbers declared Monday, Feb. 20, as Kinsmen… more »

Is it fake, or just not fair?

We’ve been inundated lately with the term “fake news.”
It’s been uttered frequently by Donald Trump, the United States’ new president. more »

Go ahead and axe

There is something intimately satisfying when one hears the thunk of a knife or axe when it hits the wooden target. Now, with the introduction of the new business, Axe Rising, folks in Lloydminster can… more »

New owners sear up a successful first day

Under new management and hosting a new menu, KC’s Steakhouse & Lounge will be serving up home-cooking style meals made mostly from scratch. The grand opening took place Feb. 20, and Jo and Perry… more »

Calling all recruits

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lloydminster is looking to fill 28 volunteer positions in 28 days. Throughout the month of February, the organization is looking to recruit community members to donate their… more »

Help for workplace bullying

Dear Working Wise: One of my coworkers is spreading lies about me and saying that I’m terrible at my job. I love my job, but I hate going to work now and I’m thinking of quitting. I don’t… more »

Winning when they need to

A win was desperately needed and the Rustlers went out and earned it. The Lakeland College women’s basketball team closed out the regular season with 81-48 win over the Grande Prairie Wolves in… more »

Storm rages against Bobcats

Solidifying a hard-earned, though temporary playoff spot, was a new experience for this edition of the Bobcats and they didn’t handle it well enough. more »

Cut your own hair (and other money saving tips)

Learning new skills to save money
One thing about a major economic downturn, it reminds people that they can learn to do certain things for themselves. more »

What's on!

TAI CHI An ancient Chinese exercise that’s perfect for all ages. These slow rhythmic movements will strengthen the entire body, improve flexibility and balance, as well as reduce stress. New beginner’s… more »

Raising the roof in St. Walburg

St. Walburg, Sask.—The local arena is often at the heart of rural Saskatchewan communities. St. Walburg is a true reflection of this. more »

Heart-sized serving

In the spirit of lover’s day, Boston Pizza Lloydminster was serving up heart shaped pizza for their annual Valentine’s Day promotion. more »

Local Ham-sters to help mark anniversary

The Battle of Vimy Ridge lives on in the Prairies. more »

Community pet store to close

Local pet store M-R Pets has made the decision to close its doors after 38 years of business in the community. more »

Husky shows Heart

It was happy hour once again for local non profit agencies that get a share of $125,000 raised in the latest Husky Has Heart campaign. Cheques were presented to 10 charities at Husky Place on Friday to… more »

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