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Green leaving Lloyd for new role with MS Society

After a four-year stint as the Lakeland regional director for the MS Society of Canada - her second run with the organization - Johanna Green is set to depart the Border City come September. “It’s been… more »

Diamond Rio shines on

After 25 year together, American country music group Diamond Rio is showing no signs of slowing down. “We all agreed that we wanted to be in it for the long haul. None of us were particularly looking… more »

County of Vermilion River declares state of agricultural disaster

News release from Country of Vermilion River The County of Vermilion River Council has passed a motion at the July 28, 2015, council meeting declaring a State of Agricultural Disaster due to the extreme… more »

Alberta rockabillies cross over to Sask. side

For the first time, Alberta rockabilly trio Punch Drunk Cabaret is crossing the 110th meridian for its inaugural Saskatchewan performance. “I don’t know what’s taken so long. We recorded both of our albums… more »

Large turnover for Rustlers men's volleyball program

In what will be the largest recruiting class under head coach Taylor Dyer, 12 new players will join the Lakeland Rustlers men’s volleyball team for the upcoming season. With them will also be five veterans… more »

Blues redefining success ahead of western championships

If the Lloydminster Blues U18 team wants to make it past Friday and Saturday’s round robin of the Western Canadian Softball Championships and earn a playoff game, they are going to need the hits and bounces… more »

City names new fire chief

For the first time since 1998 the City of Lloydminster has a new fire chief. At the July 27 city council meeting, city manager Glenn Carroll named Lloydminster Fire Department (LFD) acting fire chief… more »

Macklin's game of bones

From July 31 to Aug. 2, the town of Macklin, Sask. will nearly double in size as it welcomes over 1,200 visitors to the 22nd annual World Championship Bunnock Tournament. “We have people who base their… more »

A trick riding extravaganza

Krista and Amber Graham used to be one of the hottest trick riding acts in Canada. “We used to (go on tours). We travelled all over Canada and into the States doing quite a few shows all summer long,”… more »

Getting back to basics

Fundamentals aren’t just that thing hockey coaches say players need to get back to when things get difficult in a season. They are the cornerstone to which the game is played around. And while it may… more »

Horse power on a smaller scale

Some call it the starting grounds for the future of chuckwagon racing, while others will spend their entire racing career in a two-wheeled cart. But pony chariot drivers will tell you, they share the… more »

Lloydminster nurse heads to Madagascar

A local nurse will be setting sail for Africa next month where she will be volunteering her skills to help impoverished children in need of medical care. Erin Muyrese, who will be departing for Madagascar… more »

Mitsuing makes it three in a row

With his seventh day money victory in a row, including all three at this past weekend’s show in Meadow Lake, Ray Mitsuing took the Meadow Lake show handily, en route to his third consecutive show victory… more »

New executive director travelled long path to RBA

By profession, Glenys Reeves is a nurse. By heart, she’s a businesswoman. By July 1, 2015, she was the new executive director of the Regional Business Accelerator. And from nurse to RBA head honcho, it’s… more »

Irish folk group makes Canadian debut

Irish folk group I Draw Slow is making its first journey to the Great White North this summer, with its inaugural performance taken place shortly after stepping off the plane. “Our very first gig is about… more »

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