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The New Normal

I was out at Sandy Beach this past Sunday afternoon hosting two open houses on cabins our team currently has listed there. A colleague from RE/MAX was also in the Regional Park working two more. I had… more »

Heavy metal children

The next Simon Whitfield could come of the ranks of the 525 Lloydminster students who took part in the third annual ATB Financial Kids of Steel Triathlon. more »

Grow like a pro: veggies

Can you imagine yourself picking a wonderful harvest of food this summer and fall? 
If so, this weekend would be a very good time to act. more »

Going ... going ...

Selling farmland by unreserved public auction is becoming a trend with demand for land up and aging farmers in Western Canada looking to retire quickly. That’s the word from John Clarke, director… more »

Services merge

A few local communities have decided to join forces with their respective protective services to offer a more efficient and effective way to serve their residents. more »

Hip tribute band in town

Robert McCarthy, lead singer of Tragically Hip tribute band the 100th Meridian, said the two shows the band’s played since the announcement of Gord Downie’s terminal cancer have been packed,… more »

Lloyd rider in race to be No. 1 fundraiser in Canada

Jarrod Russell expects to find himself as the top fundraiser in Canada for the Sick Kids Foundation when the Great Cycle Challenge ends today. The 40-year-old brain cancer survivor from Lloydminster led… more »

Design heroes a creative challenge

For those who want their kids to have some fun this summer— while also learning come creative problem solving skills while they’re at it—need look no further as the Regional Business… more »

What's all the Hub, bub?

Lloydminster City Council has voted unanimously to approve the $4.7 million purchase of the former Synergy Credit Union building and three parking lots. more »

Council rolls the dice on casino proposal

A proposed casino for Lloydminster is looking like more of sure bet this week. City council approved a casino Monday as a discretionary use at the 18-acre project site at the northeast corner of 40 Ave.… more »

Happy 149th Canada!

Brook Bergen, who was photographed having a ball in the spray park at Bud Miller All Seasons Park, wants to wish all Lloydminster a very happy Canada Day. more »

Deflated

Local cyclist Alison Jackson has to put her Olympic dreams on hold. The 28 eight year-old pro cyclist, who calls her family’s farm near Vermilion home, was not selected Wednesday by Cycling Canada… more »

Vermilion cyclist the Rio deal?

Lloydminster could have a local Olympic athlete to cheer for at the 2016 Rio games. more »

Paid general holiday not a given

Dear Working Wise: My boss told me that I won’t be getting paid for the Canada Day holiday, because I just started my job. He also said that I won’t get paid overtime for working Canada Day.… more »

The wheel scoop on tires

Tires are like the trunk of a tree.
They bear the weight, keep the vehicle stable, and if you hit the gas too hard, they bark.
Bark, get it? more »

Suspects wanted

Once again members of the public have helped RCMP in identifying an alleged robber—now all the Mounties have to do is find the guy. The Kitscoty RCMP thanked the public for its assistance in helping… more »

'All food should be affordable'

In these tough times it’s always good to stretch a dollar where one can, and one of the common places to start is the grocery budget. more »

Two are stronger as one

The Lloydminster Interval Home announced it will be joining forces with the Lloydminster Community Youth Centre (LCYC), a move that chairman of the board for the Interval Home, Kristy Maizga, described… more »

Boys to entertain at Feast

The Vermilion campus of Lakeland College will celebrate its rural roots and agricultural teaching future with a new Feast on the Farm event. Feast on the Farm will be held Saturday, Aug. 20 at Lakeland’s… more »

More than $2-mill put to good use

Many hands make light work.
That’s a popular motto of Lloydminster Region Health Foundation CEO, Wendy Plandowski who said that again at the agency’s annual donor recognition day June 21. more »

Last of their grain

Some see them as icons of the Prairies, and not only are they endangered, but they may be on the brink of extinction. more »

Amen to Lone Rock church

The Lone Rock United Church had its final service this month, hanging up the closed sign after offering a place of worship for 55 years. Chairman of the board, Terry Crush, said it wasn’t money… more »

Where's our paramedic?

Dear editor: It’s hard to follow the reasoning of Prairie North Heath Region Authority on the ambulance issue (PNHR hears from concerned citizens for seniors care, Lloydminster Booster, May 27). more »

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The New Normal

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Grow like a pro: veggies

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Going ... going ...

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Services merge

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