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by Calli Stromner A Council decision to change the zoning of 10 acres of residential land will set the stage for the creation of a new 92-unit medium density housing development in west Morinville. Council unanimously approved Bylaw 15/2014 which amends the zoning of the Landrex-owned property on 107 St. directly across from the Town’s Public Works building...

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by Morinville News Staff Morinville – Two months after announcing it would open a third plant, Champion Petfoods announced it had chosen its partner to build their new kitchen in Auburn, Kentucky. Champion announced Monday afternoon it had chosen Kentucky-based Gray Construction, a leading design-build firm that will assume responsibility for the design and construction of the new custom fitted kitchens. ..

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by Tristan Turner Morinville Community Library Manager Isabelle Cramp presented to Council on the library’s activities from January to May 2014. Cramp was excited about growth in library attendance in both regular usage and library-hosted events such as the overbooked Lego Club. Some statistics Cramp shared included...

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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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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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The Town of Morinville will be holding two upcoming public hearings on local land matters. If you cannot see details in the hearing notices below, you may find them in this week’s Town Talk by clicking here or picking up a copy of the June 11 edition of The Morinville News...

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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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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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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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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...