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Morinville

Annual Baby Crawl sees some tough competitors

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Sunday afternoon’s Annual Trade Show Baby crawl (hosted by The Morinville News ) saw six competitors take to the stage, each eager to take this year’ competition glory. Although all competitors were in top racing form, only the top three took the prize packages home: a $500 registered education savings plan (RESP) from Knowledge First, a gift basket from the Morinville Fire Department, and a gift basket of baby products from Neighbors Vitamin Shop / Morinville Health Foods… […]

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The weekend in photos

Kony Morinville
A woman walks by a Kony 2012 poster in downtown Morinville Saturday morning. The international movement to raise awareness of Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony did not skip the small communities. Area youth participated in a somewhat subdued Cover the Night campaign Friday evening,.. […]

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Morinville

Morinville Trade Show opens for 10th year [PHOTOS]

Chamber of Commerce Director and Trade Show Committee Chair Paula Hittinger cuts the ribbon on the 10th Annual Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce Trade Show Friday night. Approximately 260 people visited the show on opening night. The show continues Saturday and Sunday. Doors open both days at 10 a.m… […]

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Local News

Morinville News election poll shows little surprise

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – With election day just a few days away, many readers are still trying to decide just who to vote for in Monday’s election. Those who took our informal web poll on the five candidates running in Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock provided results that show no real surprises… […]

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Morinville

What’s on this weekend

Alberta Health Services paramedic Danny Veenstra checks Addison Esch’s blood pressure while Michael St. Onge looks on. Two paramedics arrived at the Morinville Tiny Tots Thursday afternoon to teach the 3-year-old preschoolers…

Poll time
Voters will no doubt give some thought over the weekend as to who to cast their ballot for on Monday. Those who have already made up their minds filed into the Morinville Community… […]

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Arts & Culture

Little Mermaid opens with a splash

Photos by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The stuffiness of a provincial election forum that filled the Morinville Community cultural Centre Monday night was replaced with the vibrant costumes and set of Georges H. Primeau’s production of The Little Mermaid, a production that saw more than 80 students try out for the play… […]

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Local News

Around the town in photos – midweek edition

Something’s fishy here
Morinville Public elementary School Preschool Enrichment Program(PEP) students had a field trip to Noah’s Ark Pets and Supplies Tuesday afternoon. Aidyn Thomson was impressed by the different fish in the tank. A ball python was brought to the store specifically for the trip was a hit with the students… […]

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Morinville

Candidates address Morinville school issue at forum

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Monday night’s All Candidates Forum delivered MLA hopefuls with a wide-variety of questions, some of interest to all Albertans, others of particular interest to Morinville and area residents. One of the written questions submitted dealt with the issue of public versus Catholic education in Morinville… […]

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Morinville

All Candidates Forum draws area voters

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock candidates looking to occupy the seat made empty by retiring long-term MLA Ken Kowalski made their pitches to Morinville and area voters Monday night. Five provincial election candidates took to the podium to try and sway the approximately 400 voters in attendance with their policies, platforms and answers to voter questions… […]

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Local News

All Candidates Forum in Morinville Monday night

By The Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Candidates looking to fill the shoes left behind by retiring Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Ken Kowalski will get their chance to win over Morinville voters Monday night at an All Candidates Forum organized by The Morinville News and moderated by the Morinville Toastmasters club. The forum will take place at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre from 7 – 10 p.m… […]

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Local News

Annual Trade Show celebrates a decade of being big on business

By The Morinville News Staff

Morinville – The Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to open the gates on their annual trade show, set to take over the Ray McDonald Sports Centre Apr. 20 to 22. Organizers of this year’s show are looking forward to bringing the community a wide-variety of business under one big roof for the tenth consecutive time. As has been the Chamber’s tradition, the 10th Annual Trade Show … […]