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Morinville

Rough week for the Morinville Jets

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Two points in three outings is not the week the Morinville Jets wanted, but it is the week they got. After losses to the North Edmonton Red Wings and Spruce Grove Regals, the Jets returned to home ice Sunday night to defeat the Strathcona Bruins… […]

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Arts & Culture

BeatleManiacs bring Beatlemania to town

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Friday night’s BeatleManiacs show knocked one out of the park for the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. After several excellent concerts with minimal attendance, BeatleManiacs hit the right nostalgic note, one that resonated with more than 200 ticket holders coming out to see the next closest thing to the Fab Four… […]

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Morinville

Rotarians looking for a few good members

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – It’s hard not to get caught up in the infectious enthusiasm of the Morinville Rotary Club. The Rotarians, as they call themselves, are a friendly group of local business owners and professionals who are not there to advocate for business like a Chamber of Commerce but to simply advocate for putting service above self… […]

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Morinville

Police investigating B&E

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Police are investigating a break and enter to a house under construction that occurred over night Oct. 23. Morinville RCMP investigation showed someone had broken into the building and stole a shop vac and chop saw as well as a number of smaller tools. Although a specific address was not provided, police say the house was located near the Detachment…. […]

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Legal

Crews respond to County fire

By Morinville News Staff

Sturgeon County – Morinville firefighters responded to a commercial structure fire northeast of Legal Wednesday morning. The fire took place at a farm in the Township Road 575 and Range Road 244 area… […]

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Morinville

Morinville’s 2013 budget passes first reading

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Council gave first reading to the 2013 budget, a necessary step to open the door on a month-and-a-half of public consultation, tweaking and trimming. Council and Administration will hold two open houses, one Nov. 6 and another Nov. 8, to get community input on where resident and business tax dollars need to be spent next year. Additionally, a public forum is scheduled for Nov. 13 prior to a possible second reading of the budget that evening… […]

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Morinville

Morinville Council briefs

By Morinville News Staff

Deputy Mayor sworn in

Councillor Nicole Boutestein was sworn in as Deputy Mayor by Legislative Officer Jennifer Maskoske Oct. 23. Boutestein will serve as Morinville’s Deputy Mayor until Apr. 23, 2013 and replaces Councillor David Pattison whose term of office expired Tuesday… […]