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Arts & Culture

Donation of quilts to help victims with healing

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Fourteen quilts passed hands Sunday afternoon from local quilters to Sturgeon Victim Services who will use the colourful craftwork to help the healing begin. Loose Threads Quilting Club member Shelley Faganello said the group wanted Victim Services to be the first recipient of the quilt donation to let victims of crime and tragedy know that local quilters and the community cares about them and that they are not alone… […]

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Arts & Culture

Career week poster contest offers youth an opportunity to win

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Local students have an opportunity to show their creative talents while promoting Canada Career Week and earning a chance at some prizes. Career Employment and Counselling Services (CECS) are sponsoring the contest; open to Morinville, Gibbons, Bon Accord and Legal students from Grades 6 to 12. Entry deadline is Dec. 8… […]

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Local News

Sturgeon County Council debates 2012 budget

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – County Council and Administration met Monday morning for the first of three days of budget discussion and debate that will ultimately result in a finalized 2012 budget that will determine the amount of taxes ratepayers pay next spring. In prefacing the budget discussions, Interim Chief Administrative Officer Peter Tarnawsky said the County has a revenue problem that will continue for the next few years… […]

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Jets best Regals in close call

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The West Division pecking order widened a bit Sunday night after the Jets defeated the visiting Spruce Grove Regals 4-3. After rebounding from a 1-0 deficit to start the third period with a 3-1 lead, the Jets were given some strong competition as the Regals battled back to bring the game to within a point of heading into … […]

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Local News

Filling the food bank [VIDEO]

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A much heavier Morinville Community Bus groaned over the weigh scales Friday night after two days of collecting food throughout the community. Organizers of this year’s annual Fill-A-Bus were hoping to outdo the 5,608 pounds of food and $1,600 in cash donations collected last year for the Morinville Food Bank Society. Those expectations and goals were not disappointed as Morinvillians of all ages rose to the occasion to support the cause… […]

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Monday Morning News Nov. 28 edition

The Nov. 28 issue of Monday Morning News hits store counters and shelves Monday morning. This week’s issue is 32 pages of news views and things to see and do in Morinville all bundled up into one weekly community magazine… […]

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Morinville

Morinville Light Up the Night [PHOTOS]

You’ve got to be pleased with this year’s Light Up the Night Christmas Festival, and anyone we talked to Saturday certainly was. Standing in St. Jean Baptiste Park Saturday night after the lights were lit was an experience that is hard to explain to someone who was not part of it. It was communal in that some 2,500 people gathered downtown to watch a parade… […]