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Morinville Housing Report

It seems that the increased activity in Morinville experienced a slow down in the month of May. We are now showing normal activity and price fluctuations compared to the last few months… […]

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Farmers’ Market goes out for business

The Morinville Farmers’ Market held their Grand Opening of the outdoor market Friday. The market ran throughout the fall and winter from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Fridays inside the arena lobby, but will now run from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. in the Ray McDonald Sports Center parking lot until mid-September… […]

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Morinville and District Chamber elect new board

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A mixture of new and old faces are once again at the helm of the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce. The business advocacy group held its Annual General Meeting at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre June 4 and elected its Executive and six Directors at Large by acclamation. The 10-member board is two members less than the board elected to the task in 2013… […]

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Biz Kids program assists young entrepreneurs

by Tristan Turner

Morinville Community High School is now home to a recently developed program to enable young entrepreneurs looking to develop small businesses in or around the community. The Biz Kids program is operated by the Community Futures Tawatinaw Region organization, and is taught as an extra-curricular class to any interested high school students in Athabasca, Westlock and Morinville. Students enrolled in the program work to develop a business strategy tailored to their interests, and develop a viable small business … […]

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Trade Developments breaks ground on new mixed development downtown

by Lucie Roy with Morinville News Staff files

Morinville – A new commercial development on 100 Avenue that will mix 10,700 square feet of commercial space with three stories of residential broke ground May 28, at least ceremonially. Located between the Morinville Christian School and Rednex Bar and Grill, the development is scheduled to begin construction in June and be ready for occupancy in the spring of 2015… […]

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Champion takes second export award this year

by Stephen Dafoe

After winning the Alberta Chambers of Commerce Award of Distinction in the Export Category, Morinville’s Champion Petfoods once again finds
itself taking home another provincial award. The Alberta Export Awards presented the company with the Agricultural and Consumer Products division award Friday afternoon during a ceremony at the Westin Hotel in Edmonton. Champion was is the running with Green Prairie International Inc… […]

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MCHS working hard to prepare its students for post secondary and life

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Chamber of Commerce members had the opportunity to hear current and future plans for Morinville Community High School direct from its top administrator. MCHS Principal Todd Eistetter was the speaker at the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon May 7. Eistetter brought the news that his school was an exceptional school, a descriptor he said was backed by Alberta Education information, data that shows the school is currently experiencing results that are the highest they have been in eight years…. […]

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Morinville’s newest barber is really cut out for the job

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – There is a new full-service barber in town, one who brings with him 40 years worth of experience standing behind his barber chair. Mike Aboudib opened Mike’s Barber Shop at the beginning of April in the former M&M’s Hair Design location on 100 Street, next to Kelley’s Deli and Bakery… […]