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Local News

Morinville home destroyed by fire

submitted by the Morinville Fire Department

Morinville – A home and garage in the Sunshine Lake neighbourhood was destroyed by fire Wednesday night. The Morinville Fire Department responded to a call of an Explosion at a single residence located at 8703 104 Avenue around 9:35 p.m. May 28… […]

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Business

Trade Developments breaks ground on new mixed development downtown

by Lucie Roy with Morinville News Staff files

Morinville – A new commercial development on 100 Avenue that will mix 10,700 square feet of commercial space with three stories of residential broke ground May 28, at least ceremonially. Located between the Morinville Christian School and Rednex Bar and Grill, the development is scheduled to begin construction in June and be ready for occupancy in the spring of 2015… […]

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Local News

Army Cadet Corps holds change of command ceremony

by Lucie Roy

A Change of Command Ceremony for the 3061 1 CER RCACC (Combat Engineer Regiment Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps) took place May 27 at the Morinville Curling Club with incoming Commanding Officer Captain Doug Marietta taking over for outgoing Commanding Officer Captain Ed Bishop…. […]

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Arts & Culture

St. Jean Baptiste Festival opens with Stand Up

by Morinville News Staff

Morinville – The Library may not be the first place people think of when they think of loads of laughter,
but this year’s festival may just change that. The Morinville Community Library is partnering with the Festival Society to open this year’s St. Jean Baptiste Festival with an evening of Stand Up Comedy featuring three talented comedians…. […]

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Local News

Urban Ag program receives $10,000 from BP Canada

by Lucie Roy

Morinville Community High School Urban Agriculture teacher Neil Korotash received a big surprise May 26, a $10,000 cheque from BP Canada for his program. The funding came from a grant he applied for from the BP Canada’s A+ Energy Program, an initiative that awards Alberta and NWT teachers up to $10,000 to bring new and creative energy projects to their classrooms… […]

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Columns

Column: Joe Morinville

Keeping it super simple this week because it is almost summer and I prefer to spend my time looking at old cars and being happy, not sitting indoors trying to figure what to write about for my weekly column… […]

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Local News

RCMP and COP to team up for vehicle checks

by Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Recent complaints of thefts from motor vehicles in Morinville and surrounding area are prompting the RCMP and Morinville Citizens on Patrol (COP) to pool their resources to send residents the message to lock their vehicles… […]

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Province

Province unveils new smart phone app

by Morinville News Staff

Edmonton – The province unveiled their new Alberta Rivers app Monday, a program that will provide advisories and information about Alberta’s lakes and rivers directly from the Alberta River Forecasting Centre…. […]