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Border City to see mounds of snow this weekend

Lloydminster residents will get a glimpse at a winter wonderland this weekend. Blaine Lowry, Meteorologist with Environment Canada, mentioned there will be a strong low pressure system moving up from the Northern plains of the U.S. starting Saturday. By the end of Sunday, Lloydminster could see anywhere from five to 15 centimetres of snow. All three prairie provinces will see …

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Annual TeleMiracle takes a virtual twist

The 45th annual Kinsmen Kinettes TeleMiracle is going to have a slightly different format this year. Kinsmen Foundation Chair Brian Angstadt mentioned the structure of the program will look different. “This year all our Sask talent and all of our national cast will be pre-recorded. Our national cast will still be live on the broadcast of the 20 hour telethon. …

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Bobcats receive four WHL players on loan for remainder of 2020

The Lloydminster Bobcats are getting four players on loan from the Western Hockey League (WHL) for their regular season. The WHL announced on Oct. 23 that they will temporarily allow players to join teams at the Junior A, Junior B, and Under-18 levels. These levels have already begun playing or will start in the coming weeks but the WHL won’t …

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Lakeland College gets creative after winter 2021 season cancellation

The Lakeland Rustlers will not be playing during the winter 2021 season. In a release sent out to colleges by post-secondary institution presidents on Tuesday, Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) teams were informed they will not be returning to play. Lloydminster and Vermilion Lakeland College student-athletes are on standby while schools look at possible ways to kickstart their seasons. “While …

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Lone Rock kicks off Bottle Drive to help with legal fees

Throughout November, the Lone Rock community will be gathering bottles to help fundraise for their ongoing legal battle against the R.M. of Wilton. Lone Rock Organized Hamlet Board Member Candice Blain mentioned their fees keep climbing while their bank account continues to dwindle. “Our legal fees right now are in the tens of thousands of dollars. We’re lucky enough that …

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Family violence stats show need for awareness month

Every six days a woman in Canada is murdered by their intimate partner, Indigenous women are killed at six times the rate. Representatives from the Lloydminster Interval Home Society and the Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) spoke on the importance of Family Violence Prevention Month at City Hall on Monday. November is the month to bring awareness and education …

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Father Gorman students education skyrockets

Grade 6 students at Father Gorman School witnessed the wild phenomenon of flight. On Monday, teacher Dave Heculuck assembled and launched two small rockets for his students to observe the forces of gravity, drag, and thrust. He dove into the idea because he wanted his students to be more hands-on with their learning in order to get them to be …

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Bobcats excited to get back to a regular season

The Lloydminster Bobcats will finally begin their regular season after many months of uncertainty. The Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) regular season will be starting on November 13 after a release that was sent out on October 29. “It’s been a long time coming as far as the waiting game of what’s next and now getting the official word is …

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Company chosen to spearhead 44 St. rehabilitation

The City chose a company to quarterback the 44th Street rehabilitation project during Council on Monday. BAR Engineering Co. Ltd. is a Lloydminster based company that has been awarded with the project work. The company was asked to bring council the preliminary project plan, detailed design, construction cost estimates, and bid document specifications for roadways between 44 Street, 62 Avenue, …

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Rec study shows staggering cost estimates

Mayor Gerald Aalbers was visibly surprised by construction costs after the Recreation Facilities Feasibility Study was accepted in City Council on Monday. “The numbers that were presented in the report are staggering. This is not going to be a cheap endeavour,” said Aalbers. To build a new arena or pool facility, the City is looking at having to spend a …

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