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Seven years as Agriculture minister

They say a week in politics can change a lot and a slip of the tongue could either ruin a career or possibly get you kicked from cabinet. But against the odds, one federal MP has lasted seven years in… more »

Mission trip to Mexico is three trips in one

It is not hard to figure out why people go on mission trips to Mexico to build houses. The buildings are needed. The actual construction brings people together from all over, including the local residents,… more »

Benoit hails farm act

Local MP Leon Benoit is hailing the announcement earlier this month by Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt as a much needed boost to farmers in the Vegreville-Wainwright… more »

Streets getting facelift

The City of Lloydminster is rolling out its annual street improvement plan, and five locations around the city have been marked this year for improvement. Beginning earlier this week, constructions crews… more »

School opening delayed

The public school board is taking measures for displaced students as construction delays are holding up College Park School’s grand opening. Lloydminster Public School Division (LPSD) education director… more »

Three straight for Nolin

Vern Nolin was edged out at the post by his brother Shane Nolin, but a down top barrel by Shane off the turn added five seconds in penalties to his time, giving Vern Nolin his third straight Canadian… more »

St. Walburg transforms into Blueberry City Aug. 23

What has the colour blue, a surplus of items and a town looking for an excuse to host a party? Why, it is the St. Walburg Wild Blueberry Festival, of course. That is when the town of approximately 800… more »

Providing scholarships enhances life

The Lloydminster Region Health Foundation sets aside a day each year where they give back to their community in a very tangible way, by providing scholarships and professional development grants to deserving… more »

Profoundly disappointed: Starke

After a scathing report from the auditor general, local MLA Richard Starke is hoping to get past the scandals and focus on good governance heading into the fall session of the Alberta government. The… more »

Dewberry Hall breaks ground

With a large audience in tow, the Dewberry area has officially broken ground on its new hall and it is expected to be up by the middle of October, if everything goes to plan. Rick Rewuski, the president… more »

Don't leave your child in the car unattended: RCMP

Children being left alone in vehicles is on the incline, and the Lloydminster RCMP are asking parents and guardians to not leave their children alone in cars while running errands. Since May 1, of this… more »