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Local News

Council approves funding for local sports groups

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – At its last regular meeting before the fall municipal election, Morinville Town Council unanimously approved community grant applications put forth by two local sport groups. Morinville Fun Team Hockey and Morinville Senior Boys Basketball Association both submitted grant requests in the amount of $2,500 and both groups were green lighted by council to receive the funds … […]

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Province releases health consultation report

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – After four months of travelling the province consulting with Albertans at workshops hosted by the province’s 12 Health Advisory Councils, Edmonton Rutherford MLA Fred Horne has released a report containing recommendations on developing an Alberta Health Act, suggestions intended … […]

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Schools and youth

Rotary shines spotlight on local youth

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A number of local students took to the podium in the banquet room of the Morinville Inn and Suites Wednesday night to speak to the Morinville Rotary Club about their experiences over the past year, experiences they had thanks to Rotary-sponsored trips … […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville Curling Club ready to rock this weekend

Reading Time: 3 minutes>By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Curling Club is hoping to pack the house this October with the start of another season of curling in Morinville. Registration for the 2010-2011 curling season takes place at the Ray McDonald Sports Centre at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 … […]

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Local News

Fatalities and injuries down on Alberta roads

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – Despite an increase in population and an increase in the number of drivers on the road, traffic fatalities and injuries on Alberta’s roadways dropped for the second consecutive year, according to statistics released by the province Tuesday … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Resident hoping to recover child’s bike

Reading Time: 2 minutesDear Editor:

What is our world coming to when someone has to steal from a little child? We live on a corner lot that faces the train tracks and trees. We have a fully fenced back yard with a gate that stays locked all the time; however, people still continue to jump over the fence in the back and then walk through the yard … […]

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Local News

Jets home opener to be a community party

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Like Santa Claus, the Jets home opener and tailgate party comes but once a year. And like the jolly old elf, the home opener brings with it a bag of goodies for kids of all ages. This year’s home opener and tailgate party is no exception and … […]