Wednesday , 21 October 2020

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Lakeland College employee COVID-19 positive, no other cases reported

Lakeland College stated no other confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported after an employee tested positive on Monday. The post-secondary said the Lloydminster campus employee followed health protocols by staying at home after displaying symptoms. The campus will remain open to employees and staff as Public Health officials believe the risk of transmission is low. People will be contacted …

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City council candidates voice their four year vision

Voters got more information on council candidates during a local forum on Monday as the municipal election is right around the corner. The Chamber of Commerce invited all 18 city council candidates to the Lloyd Exh for a virtual forum. In a change from recent years, the event was a live stream on the Chamber’s website and social media platforms …

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Youth Council members officially sworn in

Youth looking to be a bigger part of the Lloydminster community recited an oath on Monday to be apart of Youth Council. The Lloydminster Youth Council swore in of 23 members on Monday evening. Prairie North Health Promotion Coordinator Kim Tradewell mentioned the council members will be broken into three working action groups this year. The events group will focus …

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New RCMP campaign opens conversation with residents

A new campaign is encouraging the community to voice their comments and concerns surrounding policing operations within the city. The Lloydminster RCMP is inviting residents to join the Let’s Talk Policing campaign The virtual forum is replacing the semi-annual in-person town hall session, which started in January. Through the campaign website, Inspector Lee Brachmann said the RCMP will also give …

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Lakeland College launches virtual open house

“Lakeland has really come together as a group and tried to make this the best experience possible for students.” Lakeland College is welcoming potential students to view its facilities with its first-ever virtual tour. Through October 23-24, students will have the opportunity to participate in virtual sessions where they can interact with teacher and students, access program information, learn about …

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Vermilion Chamber Awards handed out virtually

Nominees were showcased and each of the winners highlighted during the annual Vermilion & District Chamber of Commerce Awards on Saturday. Chamber office manager, Leanne Martin, shared local trivia including that the chamber was founded in 1906. This year added opportunity included nominees from surrounding communities. “I am so proud to be able to say that we have some amazing …

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Lloyd Comp. musical theatre program preventing COVID curtain call

The show must go on for Lloydminster Comprehensive High School Musical theatre students. The performing arts class has been learning and rehearsing the musical “Footloose” since the beginning of the school year in the hopes of having the opportunity to showcase their talent before an audience. The students were able to continue pursuing their passion as it’s defined as a …

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Second male charged in relation to Braden Bull homicide

The Onion Lake RCMP arrested 26-year-old Branden Dillon of Onion Lake on Monday, October 19. Dillon was arrested in Prince Albert and charged with second degree murder in relation to the death of Braden Bull. Dillon made his first court appearance on Tuesday, October 20. The murder investigation began in January 2020 and is still ongoing. Onion Lake resident, Vega …

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City upgrading cross walk signals

The City of Lloydminster is shining a light on major crosswalks with some new hardware. Lighting improvements and hardware upgrades to the following pedestrian crossing signals: 44 Street and 47 Avenue 44 Street and 56 Avenue 55 Street and 50 Avenue These improvements include replacing of all poles and mast arms and cabinet upgrades where required. The upgrades started this …

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