New professional building set for downtown Morinville

Reading Time: 3 minutesA Morinville man is hoping to address the need for commercial and professional space while developing a property the community can be proud of. Rick Dozois is planning to build a $2 to $2.5 million professional building on the corner of 100 Avenue and 100 Street that will cover his three properties east of the ReMax building. Two of the three properties presently have buildings on them, a vacant building and the Pro Level Looks building. […]


Business owners urged to be careful with grant help

Reading Time: 3 minutesCommunity Futures Tawatinaw Region is cautioning business owners about grant offerings and promises that look too good to be true. Kelly Harris-Martin, General Manager of Community Futures Tawatinaw Region, told Morinville News the downturn in the economy has sent more people their way inquiring about the availability of grant funding for their business. […]

Arts & Culture

Coffee and crayons to join forces

Reading Time: 1 minuteLocals will be picking up their crayons and their coffee cups at the Green Bean Coffee House and Bistro on Mondays starting Jan. 18. The local restaurant will be opening their doors to those who have taken up adult colouring. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays and all are welcome, including children. […]


Chamber picks its 2015 Business Award winners

Reading Time: 6 minutesIt was an evening in China for local businesses Thursday night during the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce’s annual Awards Night Gala. This year’s event sold more than 230 tickets, a 40 per cent increase in turnout over 2014’s event. The evening’s theme was a tribute to the Chamber’s recent business trip to China and included Chinese drummers and dancers as well as a Chines buffet by Chef Doug Adsit of The Green Bean. […]


Morinville Chamber announces Integrity Award nominees

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce have announced the nominees for the Chamber Integrity Award, a special category of the upcoming awards night presentations nominated and chosen by the board.

This year’s nominees are J Turner Goldsmith, Morinville Bottle Depot, Morinville News, Morinville Shell, Pleasant Homes, Putnam & Lawson, and Smith Music. […]


No Frills supports hot lunch program for Morinville schools

Reading Time: 3 minutesFor the third year in a row, local students have the certainty of a hot meal at school thanks to the generosity of No Frills owners Chris and Tracey Mansbridge, their staff, and customers. The local business owners presented representatives from four of Morinville’s schools with a cheque for $3,244. The monies will be divided equally between Morinville Community High School, Georges H. Primeau, École Notre Dame, and Morinville Public School. […]


Fit Girl offering classes at United Church

Reading Time: 3 minutesGroup fitness classes will be available in the Morinville United Church basement this week, offering residents an opportunity to get fit in a group setting. Personal Trainer Michelle Logan is the owner of Fit Girl Athletics, a new home-based company that offers personal training in her home studio and group fitness instruction at the church. […]