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Lakeland to host ACAC championships

The Lakeland Rustlers women’s basketball team needs one more win than they had last year to reach nationals. Two victories by the Rustlers and they would head to Windsor, Ont. for the national tournament… more »

Opening day pitching duel

The Border City Blue Jays earned a 1-0 victory in a pitching duel against the Lloydminster Twins last Thursday night, as the North Saskatchewan River Baseball League (NSRBL) regular season got underway… more »

Xtreme closing in on .500 mark

A lopsided 20-2 victory over the Edmonton Wizards put the Lloydminster Xtreme back in the win column on Sunday afternoon, putting the lacrosse team one win away from a .500 record on the season. With… more »

United Way gives over $200,000

Despite “trying economic times,” the Lloydminster and District United Way surpassed its 2014 fundraising goal of $220,000 by $1,000. At its annual Distribution Night ceremony, held at the Days Inn crown… more »

Canine comfort at Dr. Cooke Care Centre

Rambo and Scamp trot down the halls of the Dr. Cooke Extended Care Centre. The two visitors pant and wag their tails as they see residents waiting for them along the corridor. Keeping up with the dachshund… more »

Benoit honours local veterans

Leon Benoit, MP for Vegreville-Wainwright, and Mayor Rob Saunders honoured local Second World War veterans at the Pioneer Lodge and Points West on May 20 with pins and certificates recognizing their service… more »

Local man advocating for SIDS awareness

Local advocate for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) awareness, Rob Trainor, is trying to get May 23 designated as SIDS Awareness and Memorial Day. Trainor has been reaching out to municipal, provincial… more »

New continuing care centre to open next month

Alberta Health Services and Prairie North Health Region (PNHR) gave tours of the new Lloydminster Continuing Care Centre on May 21, located at 7402-29 St., which is slated to open in June. “It just feels… more »