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Dear Working Wise: It’s time to start applying to post-secondary schools and my son still isn’t sure what he wants to study. How can I encourage him to find a path and follow it? Signed, Concerned more »

Stating the obvious

Sometimes I wonder if marketing companies have decided that we consumers are so gullible that messages need to be spelled out with words at a primary school level (it used to be grade eight). more »

Potential for a playoff run

For the past couple of seasons, the Lakeland Rustlers men’s volleyball team didn’t have much potential to make a playoff run. more »

Steelers learning from their mistakes

Against good teams, the Lloydminster PWM Steelers are learning that their mistakes, no matter how small, can come back to haunt them in a bad way. more »

No time to relax for Rustlers

For most of the first semester, the Lakeland Rustlers men’s basketball team played with a short bench, as injuries hit the team hard, leaving them on some nights with more injured players sitting… more »

Quiet deadline for Bobcats

Connor Odelein slept a lot easier heading into Tuesday’s trade deadline than he did a year ago. more »

To give themselves a chance

To give themselves a chance at the end of the second semester to earn the second spot in the North Division, the Lakeland Rustlers women’s volleyball team needs a little help from the rest of the… more »

Time to change what we call ourselves

Take a moment to pull the snapshot that is in your head of a gorgeous garden. more »

Being neighbourly has changed

Socializing with our country neighbours has changed a lot in the last 40 years or more. more »

When folks meet…

From Lloydminster’s early days of “social events, petitions, fundraising and threshing rings,” meeting and working together is an age old custom. Before the railroad’s arrival… more »

Why walk when you can trot?

Greg Hnatuk has a new lease on life thanks to a kidney transplant five years ago. Hnatuk is the race director of the 2017 Lloydminster Transplant Trot who hopes his own story will help to raise funds… more »

What's On

FRESH FOOD BOX Orders must be placed on or before the first and third Thursday of each month and can be dropped off upstairs at 201, 5001 - 50 Ave. Pickup on the second and fourth Thursday of each month… more »

Seniors doing the heavy lifting when it comes to ALS service

What should ambulance service in the Lloydminster Health Region look like? That’s question the Lloydminster Concerned Citizens for Seniors Care Society is asking, and they in turn are urging residents… more »

Single health authority predicted to have benefits

The Province of Saskatchewan recently decided to amalgamate its health regions to a single health authority, a move officials hope will make operations more efficient for both the system and its patients. more »

With change comes opportunity

The Lloydminster Concerned Citizens for Seniors Care Society is hoping the amalgamation of health regions in Saskatchewan under one authority will improve health services in Lloydminster. more »

Kitscoty to host Crime Watch confab

The Kitscoty and District Crime Watch Association (KDCWA) has been accepted as this year’s host for the Alberta Crime Watch Association’s annual general meeting, which takes place Feb. 4 at… more »

New biz stickin' it to Lloyd

Caylie Gnyra has literally pinned down how she plans to make a living. The Vermilion entrepreneur plans to open 4th Meridian Acupuncture or 4MA for short, in Lloydminster in rented space at Oasis Hot… more »

Flu season in full swing

Hold that cough and sneeze. The cold and influenza season is in full swing in the Lloydminster area, but Prairie North Health Region (PNHR) classifies this year’s flu outbreak as a normal season. more »

Mayor has faith in 2017

Lloydminster Mayor Gerald Aalbers is starting off the New Year with his cup half-full of optimism for the local economy. more »

Seniors' group hopes to repeat success of last year's campaign

Lloydminster seniors are ringing in the new year with a hangover of unresolved 911 medical issues led by the need for more advanced life support (ALS) paramedics. more »

Malawi kids need our old cans and bottles

Anyone looking to do some good can double down this weekend by bringing their empty cans and bottles to the Hands at Work bottle drive, where the throw-aways get recycled and help out children in Africa… more »

Rescue Squad already looking to the future

It’s business as usual for the Lloydminster Rescue Squad heading into 2017 and, with any luck, the New Year will be comparable to the last, according to deputy chief Brandon King. more »

Sask. doesn't have the levy ... right?

Alberta’s carbon levy is causing some head scratching over why gas prices on the Saskatchewan side of the Border City are mostly on par with Alberta. It was feared the 4.5 cents per litre gas tax… more »

Durness Multi Club hits the New Year running

The Durness Multi Club has started 2017 off with a great jump following its first meeting and membership drive of the new year. more »

Carbon levy shows no concern for citizens

Dear editor: As an Albertan, I am already finding the new carbon levy as a nuisance with increased fuel prices at the pumps and dread the newly formulated costs to incur as a result of this new found… more »

Have an emergency plan

Anyone who depends on the oil patch or agriculture for their livelihood knows that during certain times of year payday just doesn’t come. more »

WHAT'S ON

FRESH FOOD BOX Orders must be placed on or before the first and third Thursday of each month and can be dropped off upstairs at 201, 5001 - 50 Ave. Pickup on the second and fourth Thursday of each month… more »

Juicing your way to better health

Now that the Christmas break is over, it’s time to give your body a holiday from too much eating and celebration. more »

Lloyd's original supplement shop

Whether you’re just looking to better your diet, increase your daily energy levels, or bulk up on body mass, Muscles and More Health and Fitness can help. more »

On Deck

Midget Bobcats in playoff spot The Lloydminster Bandit Energy Bobcats are in a playoff spot for the first time this season with after picking up a victory to start the 2017 portion of their schedule.… more »

Playoff style hockey time

It’s playoff hockey from here on out for the Lloydminster Bobcats. Coming back after the holiday break, Lloydminster couldn’t put to rest their losing streak in their first meeting with the… more »

Bandits streak ends

The Lloydminster Classic Oilfield Bandits winning streak ended at four games and has now turned into a two game losing skid after a pair of weekend losses. more »

Stansfield doesn't miss a game

Jesse Stansfield knew his mother wouldn’t have wanted him to miss a game. On Jan. 4, just two days after his mother Brenda passed away from her battle with leukemia, Stansfield was in the Lloydminster… more »

Rustlers facing struggles in second semester

It was a rough start to the second semester for the Lakeland Rustlers women’s basketball team, who on Friday night picked up a 50-26 victory over the King’s University Eagles before dropping… more »

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