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Morinville’s youth worker resigns

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A woman popular with many Morinville youth will no longer be a familiar face in the Town of Morinville’s Community Services Department. A. D. Richardson, who began with the department last October, submitted her resignation July 25. Her final day is Aug. 8.

Richardson, easily identified and identifiable with youth with her piercings, multiple tattoos, and office full of pop culture… […]

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Integra Tire gets race fans’ motors running

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Integra Tire had some high powered help in showing the benefits of Firestone and Bridgestone tires Thursday afternoon; the presence of the Bridgestone and Firestone Performance Trailer, a long box full of racing vehicles sure to whet the appetites of motoring fans… […]

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Morinville gardeners bloom in best garden competition

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Morinville News Staff

Morinville – It was two green thumbs up for local gardeners Thursday morning as judges made the rounds of front and back yards looking for this year’s winners of the Morinville Best Gardens Competition.

As in previous years, residents were asked to nominate themselves and their neighbours in four categories of competition: Overall front to back appeal, container gardens, perennial gardens and outdoor living space… […]

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Storseth makes Rotary stop in Morinville

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Westlock-St. Paul MP Brian Storseth paid a visit to the Morinville Rotary Club July 25, an early morning stop on the heels of his town hall meeting in Fedorah July 24, a meeting that drew about 20 people to hear the MP speak on his private member’s bill to repeal Section 13 of the Canada Human Rights Act…. […]

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Library in full swing ahead of grand reopening

Reading Time: 5 minutesBy Robert Jump

Morinville – Seven-foot tall blue curtains separate library patrons from the expanded floor space that is to be the Morinville Community Library, a temporary barrier erected while library staff, board members and volunteers put the finishing touches on a facility those involved believe will truly make the community proud… […]

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Cardiff Corner sends more to hospital

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Five days after a two-vehicle collision between a panel van and a passenger vehicle sent three to hospital, firefighters, RCMP and paramedics were once again called to the crossing at Highway 2 and Cardiff Road around 3:50 July 25…. […]

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Multiple vehicle thefts keep Morinville RCMP busy

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – An overnight crime spree in Morinville had RCMP phones ringing off the hook Tuesday morning.
Sergeant Mark Mathias of the Morinville RCMP said in the last 24 hours his detachment has dealt with six stolen vehicles, three of which had been recovered by Tuesday afternoon. Additionally, the sergeant said a boat was stolen from Gibbons Tuesday afternoon and subsequently recovered… […]

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Morinville girl off to Summer Games

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A Georges H. Primeau Middle School student is on her way to Lethbridge this week to compete in the Alberta Summer Games July 26 to 29. Twelve-year-old Kassandra Reaume will be competing in three components of kayaking competitions and is hoping to continue the success she has had paddling her way to the games…. […]

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Tour de l’Alberta draws cyclists to Morinville

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Cyclists in record numbers had perfect riding weather Sunday for the annual Tour de l’Alberta, the Edmonton Bicycle and Touring Club’s (EBTC) largest event of the year. For the past five years the event has started and ended in Morinville. This year’s event drew a solid number of riders to participate in the various lengths of ride… […]

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Weekend in photos

Reading Time: 1 minuteOn the move
A back hoe moves the Morinville Public Elementary School sign from its temporary location by the modular to its permanent home. The school was officially transferred to Sturgeon School Division last week. The sign was moved Thursday afternoon…. […]

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Special needs student adds special touch to local business

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Sitting at a table in Vintage Petals Tea House, a smile on her face as bright as the sun shining through the window, MCHS graduate Alexis Morgan-Taylor works away creating gift bags for the local tea house / flower shop. She meticulously examines the company labels to make sure they have the required hole punched in them. She rhythmically stretches the ribbon off the roll to make sure it is flat and of the right length… […]

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Cardiff Road collision claims life

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Morinville News Staff

Sturgeon County – A mid-afternoon collision Friday sent three to hospital where one of the patients, a 53-year-old Parkland County woman, later died.

Morinville RCMP, together with Alberta Health Services and the Morinville Fire Department, attended the scene of the two-vehicle collision just outside Morinville at Highway 2 and Township Road 554 around 3:10 p.m… […]