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Local News

Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch good value for your crime-fighting dollar

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The idea of a bunch of rural residents sitting in secluded areas of Sturgeon County with binoculars in hand looking for crooks and criminals is not what Sturgeon Rural Crime watch is all about, at least not entirely. While the group, founded in 1983, still has as its main mission the goal of making Sturgeon County a safer community by increasing and strengthening crime prevention activities, … […]

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Schools and youth

Notre Dame students take a world tour of literacy

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Students and their parents were taken on a learning journey at Notre Dame Elementary School Jan. 26. The evening program, which encompassed the school’s gym, hallway, and one classroom, had students travelling the various locations with a passport, stamped at each stop for an opportunity to win prizes and an opportunity to learn the joys of good books. Approximately 100 parents and students attended the event… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Seniors and Student views

Compiled by Lucie Roy

Seniors’ Voice – With Feb. 2 being Groundhog Day, we asked some local seniors if they were familiar with the tradition and if they believe in the groundhog’s predictions… […]

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Morinville Sports

Jets fall to Bruins, need to pick themselves up soon

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The Jets Sunday road trip to face the Strathcona Bruins was not the outcome the club was hoping for, nor was it the outcome needed as the road to playoffs winds down. The Jets were defeated 8-4 by the Bruins, who are currently sitting in fifth place in the CJHL’s East Division at 29 points and a .426 win record this season… […]

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Local News

We-Heart-Humans holds weekend clothing exchange

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Approximately 40 local women got together Sunday afternoon to swap clothes and to help support a couple of charities. The Woman’s Clothing Exchange, put on by the anonymously-run Morinville group We-Heart-Humans, was held at the Dance Connections studio on 100 Street. The local business donated the use of their … […]

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Local News

Distracted driving the focus in February

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Local RCMP will have their eyes open for those drivers whose eyes are anywhere but on the road. Each month law enforcement throughout the province focus on an different aspect of traffic safety and February has been designated as distracted driving month under the Alberta Traffic Safety Plan… […]

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Province

Kubinec ready to run for PCs

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock PC members gathered in voting booths throughout the region Jan. 28 to elect their candidate to replace long-serving MLA Ken Kowalski. That victor was Westlock County Deputy Reeve Maureen Kubinec… […]