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Editorial: In praise of our firefighters

An SUV collides with a moose on a highway outside Morinville. Within minutes they are there to get the collision victims out of the wrecked vehicles and en route to hospital. A garage erupts in flames and shifts to the home it is attached to. Within minutes they arrive to battle the blaze and to protect neighbouring homes from destruction… […]

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Column: Joe Morinville

I’d like to complain that I’ve been put on the sidelines for a couple weeks, but I’ve actually been away visiting family. But some stuff did go on while I was away so I might as well give youse my opinion on what I think about it all… […]

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Editorial: Heading into our fifth year

June 11 marks the completion of the fourth year of MorinvilleNews.com, the website that preceded The Morinville News, the print publication you now hold in your hand or electronic publication now appearing on your computer, tablet or smart phone… […]

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Editorial – Time to get off the porch

For many of us the front porch or back deck is where we spend a lot of our disposable time during the summer. There’s beer to be drank, burgers to be flipped, and sunshine to be experienced. Some of us never make it that far into the sunlight, preferring to spend our time indoors in the air conditioning watching TV…. […]

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Editorial: Mothers

You’d think that carrying a baby around for nine months, then enduring the unimaginable agony of child birth would be the last thing a mother should ever have to do for her child. But we know that simply isn’t the case because motherhood is a life-long job… […]

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Editorial – get out and walk

Get out and walk is an expression we hear as a passenger when we have so irritated the driver that they no longer want to haul us around. But it is also used as a call to action to encourage us to better health, both physical and mental…. […]