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Tre Lopushinsky

Tre is the lead reporter/editor at Lloyd Connect. He is a NAIT Radio and Television alumni. Tre has experience in radio, audio production, video editing and news reporting. During his time at NAIT he worked as a sports editor for the college paper and was a commentator for NAIT Ooks Basketball and volleyball teams. Some residents may know him as being the "giant employee" in the community for the past two years. Tre, for some reason, hasn’t veered away from his childhood as he has a passion for collecting figures (not dolls!).

LCHS remember vets virtually

Local high school students and staff were able to remember lost troops with a virtual Remembrance Day ceremony. With ceremonies going online this year, Lloydminster Comprehensive High School followed suit in order to follow current health guidelines. Instead of having veterans coming in, a ceremony was live-streamed from the Student Services area to all the classrooms and included a candle …

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Operation Christmas Child is back to benefit children worldwide

Operation Christmas Child is set to collect donations without a hitch for children in need around the world. “This is an operation filled with love, hope and joy sent to a child living in desperate poverty in areas where there’s been war, and everything has been taken away, or those that have lived through a natural disaster like a typhoon …

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Prince Albert Police charge two more in death of Dylan Chretien

Two more suspects have been charged in the death of Lloydminster resident, Dylan Chretien. This week, Prince Albert investigators charged both 25-year-old Brandon Daniels and 28-year-old Max Moostoos with accessory to murder after the fact. Brandon Smith was charged with second-degree murder earlier this year and made his first court appearance in June. His case is still before the courts. …

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Candidate, polling information ahead of election day

Residents may still be looking for information on all 18 candidates before heading to the polls as the municipal election looms. As advancing polling begins to wrap up, with the last day being Wednesday, voters will still get a chance to fill out a ballot will be able to on Monday. Polls will be set up on election day at …

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Positive COVID-19 case confirmed at Bishop Lloyd

The Lloydminster Public School Division has confirmed a positive COVID-19 case at Bishop Lloyd Middle School. The division said the person is in the 7-5, 7-6 cohort team at the school. Communication has been shared with the specific classroom/cohort, as well as the school community. The SHA is currently conducting contact tracing. ​ The LPSD said since it won’t be …

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Sask. reducing private gathering limit amid COVID-19 cases increase

Saskatchewan is reducing the size of gatherings after recent transmission trends as COVID-19 cases rise. The province’s chief medical health officer, Dr. Saqib Shahab, announced on Tuesday that the maximum capacity for private gatherings in homes will decrease from 15 to 10. This includes residents of the home. All events inside a private home or outbuildings, such as weddings, religious …

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Co-op spreads holiday cheer to local seniors

A Christmas initiative is focusing on bringing local seniors a further sense of connection within the community. The Lloydminster and District Co-op has begun their 6th annual Spread a Little Love this Christmas program that will run until November 20th. CEO Leanna Hawes said hearing from local long term care homes, this year has been especially hard on seniors due …

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Positive COVID-19 cases confirmed at E.S Laird, Lloyd Comp

A positive COVID-19 case have been confirmed at both E.S Laird Middle School and Lloydminster Comprehensive High School. The Lloydminster Public School Division was informed of the positive cases on Monday. To minimize further risk, all classes at E.S Laird will be cancelled on Tuesday and students will move to online learning from November 4th to 16th. From November 9th …

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Lloyd property highest bonus bid for October oil and gas offering

A Lloydminster property brought in the highest bonus bid during last weeks Saskatchewan public offering. The offering, which was held last Tuesday, allows companies to bid for the rights to explore and drill provincial land for oil and natural gas. The Lloydminster property was awarded to Lacadena Land Company Inc. for close to $85 thousand. The most bid activity was …

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City returns to residents for trails and sidewalks input

The community’s input is encouraged as the City of Lloydminster looks to improve trails and sidewalks. The City is looking to put the finishing touches on its Trails and Sidewalk Master Plan draft after meeting with stakeholders and residents. This is in order to solidify network gaps, needs assessments, and implementation priorities. The City is inviting residents to a virtual …

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