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Morinville

November is Family Violence Prevention Month

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – The Alberta government is reminding Albertans that knowledge is a critical aspect in supporting the safety and well-being of children, youth and families. During November, a focus will be placed on reminding Albertans of the resources available to those experiencing family violence first hand … […]

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Local News

When time goes back, smoke alarm batteries go in

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – If the occasional flake of snow wasn’t a sign that winter is on its way, the darkening of the sky earlier and earlier each day surely is. But Albertans will get a reprieve from the advance of darkness next weekend when the clocks turn back Nov. 7.

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Morinville Sports

Morinville Jets earn four-point weekend

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Halloween put an unwanted candy in the St. Albert Merchant’s pillowcase Sunday afternoon. The Jets (6-7-1) pulled out of a 5-2 deficit at the end of the second period to take the game 6-5, their second come-from-behind victory over the Merchants this season. The Jets had previously overcome a 5-0 deficit in St. Albert’s barn Oct. 1 to win the game 6-5.
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Editorial & Opinion

Is ghastly and gruesome really Halloween

MorinvilleNews.com Editorial
By Stephen Dafoe

I suppose it was inevitable in a world where people eat the reproductive organs of animals on national television for fun, profit and their entitled fifteen minutes of fame that Halloween would follow the same path of over the top shock-value as everything else.

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Schools and youth

MCHS recognizes its academic excellence

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Parents, grandparents and friends of current and past Morinville Community High School (MCHS) students packed the schools gymnasium Thursday night to watch Principal Vic Pederson, teachers and members of Morinville’s business community recognize the school’s academic achievers.

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Local News

Morinville coupon book hits mailboxes next week

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Mailboxes in and around Morinville will be stuffed with savings early next week. That’s the official launch date for a new coupon book being coordinated by Hunters Print and Copy in downtown Morinville.

Owners Steve and Denise Hunter said they have been toying with the idea for some time now of producing and distributing … […]

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Election 2010

Turnbull elected school board chair

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Second-term Greater St. Albert Catholic School board trustee was elected chair of the board during Tuesday night’s organizational meeting.

Turnbull took the oath of office with five returning trustees and one new trustee, fellow Morinville representative Noreen Radford.

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Schools and youth

Midstream and MCHS launch lunch program

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Mugging for the camera over a container of freshly-baked cookies in the MCHS cafeteria was a light-hearted way to kick off the solution to a serious problem – many Morinville students are going to school without a lunch.

Representatives of the Morinville Midstream Support Society went to the high school Wednesday afternoon to present Sherry Wiley with a cheque for $6,000, money the coordinator of a new school lunch program to be run out … […]

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Local News

Deputy Mayor unimpressed with Champion Petfoods presentation

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Deputy Mayor Paul Krauskopf had some harsh words for Champion Petfoods President and CEO Frank Burdzy Tuesday night, urging the head of the local manufacturing plant to return to Morinville Town Council in January of 2011 with some concrete solutions on what the plant was doing to mitigate the smell emanating from its stacks.

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