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Historical interpretive display opened in Lamoureux

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – With the snip of a ribbon last Saturday afternoon 138 years of Alberta history was preserved for future generations to learn from. Local residents gathered together with representatives from Sturgeon County and members of the River Valley Alliance to open a $35,000 interpretive display on the grounds of the 134-year-old Catholic Church in Lamoureux … […]

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Talk about the towns

Compiled by Étienne Thevou

This past week and weekend has certainly been a busy one for people being recognized both for their achievements and for attending a multitude of events … […]

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Hospital Foundation holds artistic fundraiser

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Friday night’s Celebrating Life and Culture Gala gave Morinville and area residents a taste of wine and a taste of what the arts and culture scene could be like on a regular basis after the Morinville Community and Cultural Centre opens in early 2011 … […]

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Fair gathers community groups in one location

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Recreational and Cultural Coordinator Melonie Dziwenka believes that Morinville is full of community spirit, something the town’s many organizations show. The problem is not everyone in town is aware of the organizations and the work they do … […]

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The week ahead in community events

By Étienne Thevou

Sturgeon County– With the weather forecast calling for a reprieve from the past couple of days worth of rain, there is an excellent opportunity to take in some of the events going on this weekend and into next week.
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Bull riders ready to tear up the turf

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – Bull riders from across the province and as far away as Australia and New Zealand are getting set to bear down and hang on for this weekend’s Eighth Annual Tearin’ Up The Turf, co-hosted by the Morinville and District Agricultural Society and the Sturgeon Agriplex Society.
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Best Garden Competition picks winners

By Stephen Dafoe

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Morinville – The third annual Best Garden Competition wrapped up this morning with judges viewing the handiwork of seven local gardeners, competing in four separate categories.

As has been the case in previous years, there was no shortage of horticultural creativity in the front and back yards of Morinville homes. […]

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Magician returns to the jungles of Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

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Morinville – The middle of a jungle might seem like a strange place to find a magician, but that is precisely where approximately 50 local children met Edmonton magician Brian Lehr Tuesday afternoon. Well, figuratively at least … […]

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The week ahead in Community events

By Étienne Thevou

Sturgeon County – While the line ups in stores selling school supplies is a sure indication that summer has more days behind it than ahead of it; the next 10 days offers area families a wide range of activities to take in within Sturgeon County.
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New meditation centre near Morinville hosts Jade Buddha

By Jan Buterman
special to Morinvillenews.com

Alcomdale – If anything might be needed to prove the diversity found throughout Alberta, the Westlock Meditation Centre might be a good choice. Situated in rolling farmland near Alcomdale, a few minutes northwest of Morinville on Twp. 580 and R.R. 270, the Meditation Centre has housing and outbuildings typical to most rural Albertan farms … […]