Newcomers to Lloydminster both good and bad news

Lloydminster fits the stereotype of a classic western boom town – a city full of transient young adults, an increase in drug-related crime, and a new strip club just off the highway.

But that’s certainly not all there is to Lloydminster.

“A lot of people comment, you can almost divide Lloyd down the middle,” says Amanda Amundrud, who grew up here and opened a community restaurant and music venue in one of the youngest cities in Canada.

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