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Exceptional women sought for special recognition

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – Time is running out for residents to nominate exceptional area women for some special recognition. For the past 15 years, the St. Albert Bahá’í community has sponsored an annual celebration of United Nations International Women’s Day by recognizing the contributions women make to society through their generosity of spirit, courage, creativity, determination, steadfastness, leadership, enthusiasm, love, caring, and other attributes that enrich the communities in which they live. This year’s celebrations will take place in St. Albert on Mar. 5 but the deadline for nominations is Feb. 7.

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Monday Morning News – Dec. 27

2010 has been an interesting year for Morinville from January until this final week of the year. The Dec. 27 edition of Monday Morning News has taken a look back pictorially at 2010, revisiting the faces and events that made the news.
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New York comedian heading to Morinville

By Étienne Thevou

Morinville – The Morinville Plaza will be mixing good food and laughter in aide of the Morinville Food Bank Society this weekend as they bring New York standup comedian Mike Dambra to Morinville for a dinner theatre show.

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Christmas celebration marks its 32nd year

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The sounds of the season will be ringing from St. Jean Baptiste Church this Thursday evening as Morinvillians come together for the 32nd Annual Community Christmas Celebration, an interdenominational Christmas gathering that organizers and participants are excited about.

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Legal Christmas Festival a success

By Ruthann Weeks
FCSS Coordinator, Town of Legal

Sunday morning of December 5th saw a festive and well attended Christmas celebration at the Centralta Community Centre in Legal. The morning was packed full of events and activities! The grade nine class of Legal School put on a delicious pancake breakfast and raised … […]

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Museum showing the beauty of rust this month

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Travel down any back road in Alberta and you are likely to find an old car lying in a field, rusting hunks of metal that are eyesores to most people. But a photographic exhibit now on display at the Musée Morinville Museum not only claims otherwise – it show otherwise.

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Cherdarchuks preparing for festive weekend

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – a local family is opening their home to the community this weekend. A Very Cherdarchuk Christmas is the second time the owners of First Choice Tree Nursery and Garden Centre, located east of Morinville, have invited the community to enjoy the Christmas season with them.

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Seniors pick Morinville’s best light displays

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The votes have been tallied from Wednesday night’s judging of Morinville’s Best Lights Competition. Seniors from Aspen House and Heritage Place boarded the Town bus Nov. 25 for a tour of Morinville’s businesses and residences, rating each entry on a scale of one to five for window, yard and rooftop displays as well as the overall effect.

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Morinville ready to Lite Up the Nite

By Stephen Dafoe

Front Page Story in Nov. 22 Edition of Monday Morning News

Morinville Christmas may still be another month away, but Morinville is getting into the festive spirit this weekend with the annual Lite Up the Nite Christmas Festival, a three-day event that illuminates the streets as well as the spirits of many Morinville residents.

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Country and folk show set for this Thursday

By Étienne Thevou

Article Contains Audio Content

Morinville – Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame and Juno Award-winning entertainer Gary Fjellgaard is coming to Morinville this Thursday, performing at the Morinville Parish Hall with folk singers Saskia and Darrel.

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Trailer Park Boy far from stupid drug dealer he portrays

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – In his leather jacket, black sun glasses and boot cut denims, complete with handgun sticking out of the waistband, Bernard Robichaud looks exactly like the drug dealer he plays on Trailer Park Boys. All that was missing was the vintage red Corvette he drove around Sunnydale.
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