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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 »

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 »

Festival of Trees spreads the wealth

The Richard Larsen Barr Colony Foundation (RLBCF) is splitting its charity proceeds from its Festival of Trees fundraiser with the Lloydminster Community Youth Centre (LCYC). This year, the Festival of… more »

Hockey Day: lasting legacy

It was a year ago that Lloydminster put its stamp on the hockey world. A week long festival, to celebrate the game that so many Canadian love, was near perfect. Only a warm weather spell that made the… more »

A night of edgy humour

Comedian Don Burnstick said he’s no stranger to Lloydminster and the next time he comes to town he’s bringing a show custom made for the Border City. His So You Think I’m Funny winter comedy tour is making… more »

Prairie Room to become a zoo this weekend

The Lloydminster Bobcats better watch out, because they are going to have some serious competition for fans’ attention this weekend. This weekend, four-year-old Chloe the Bobcat will be in Lloydminster… more »

Ladies of HOG seek new recruits

The Border Town Ladies of HOG (Harley Owners Group) is always looking for new members and director Donna Schmid said you don’t have to have a lot of riding experience to sign up. “Coming into the group,… more »

Cattle industry sets path

The last 10 years have given the cattle industry a rough go. Between disease, floods and droughts, the beef business has been seeing its lowest numbers in recent memory. Enter the National Beef Strategy.… more »

Non-profits weather the economic uncertainty

As many residents begin to tighten the fiscal belt because of falling oil prices and layoffs in the energy sector, some in the non-profit world have begun to look at other revenue sources to supplement… more »

Chamber pushing for reform

Progress was announced and old resolutions were reinstated at the Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce (LCC) annual policy development roundtable, held on Jan. 13. Chamber executive director Pat Tenney says… more »