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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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Festival offers taste of what County has to offer

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

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Bon Accord – For four hours Saturday, Sturgeon County residents and visitors to the area had a chance to enjoy a perfect fall day and to sample a variety of seasonal flavours from Sturgeon County chefs, cooks and other food specialists all in one place … […]

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The weekend ahead in community events

By Étienne Thevou

If you are a candidate for elected office, your Saturday is probably tied up ringing doorbells and talking to voters. But if you are not on the campaign trail, there is plenty of opportunities to take in a little culture and fun this weekend … […]

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Morinville Public Library more than books

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Sitting at a large table in the back of the Morinville Public Library with Library Manager Isabelle Cramp, one realizes quite quickly that libraries are far more than a place from which to borrow books. Sure, the place is still full of hard cover and soft cover volumes to help people learn something new or to escape into the world of fiction and fantasy. But like many libraries, the Morinville Public Library has evolved … […]

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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 … […]