Public middle school one step closer

Following months of uncertainty, Morinville Public School parents could now have a middle school site in town satisfying to the school board and the Town. The new public middle school is to be located in a residential area, with claimed adequate access to parking and growth for the school. […]


Westmor expands storage capacity

Some finishing touches were put on two new grain storage bins at Westmor Grain Terminal June 13. Manager Fred Redhead said the bins were completed about three weeks ago and have a combined capacity of 14400 tonnes or 530,000 bushels. […]


Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce holds AGM

The Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday with less than 50 members in attendance.

The 2016-17 Board of Directors includes Simon Boersma serving another year as Chamber President, and Samantha Olson of Putnam & Lawson as the business group’s Vice President. Olson had previously served as a Director on the 2015-16 Board. Both positions were acclaimed. […]


Flower and gift shop fulfills dream for local couple

Taking over The Flower Stop on 100 Avenue from former owner Lisa Bertschi was the achievement of a lifelong dream for Lori McLaughlin. She and husband Darcy took over the longtime Morinville business Apr. 18 and are looking forward to providing Morinville and area residents with some familiar and some completely new products and services. […]


Popular Morinville eatery now open in Edmonton

Chef Doug Adsit unlocked the doors of the Green Bean Java Bistro to customers for the first time Monday morning. The new restaurant, located at 11120 142 Street in Edmonton’s west end is the second location for the brand which first opened in Morinville on Thanksgiving weekend 2011. […]


Province looking for Open Farm Days hosts

Farmers, ranchers, producers and ag-tourism operators have until May 31 to sign up to be host locations for this year’s Open Farm Days taking place Aug. 20 and 21.

Alberta Open Farm Days is a partnership of Alberta Culture and Tourism, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, the Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies and Agriculture for Life. […]