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Bike ride pedals on in memory of fallen Morinville resident

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Morinville News Staff

Morinville – It has been many years since Roger Champagne was gunned down in Las Vegas by a man looking to feed his drug habit, but the Morinville man, well known for his kindness in the community, has never been forgotten by friends, family or the hundreds of MCHS students who were born some years after the man’s passing. Such is the legacy of Roger Champagne whose memory is honoured each year by MCHS students who take to the mountains for a bike ride that bears his name… […]

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Around the town – end of week edition

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Morinville News Staff

Morinville – The second annual regional business symposium drew an audience of approximately 220 Thursday afternoon. The event, a partnership between four municipalities in Sturgeon County, was held at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre and provided participants the opportunity to learn about current and future growth opportunities in Sturgeon County… […]

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Johnson working on Morinville school infrastructure issue

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Newly-minted Alberta Minister of Education and Athabasca – Redwater MLA Jeff Johnson said he hopes to announce a decision on the Morinville school infrastructure issue around the beginning of June. Speaking to the Morinville Rotary Club Wednesday morning, Johnson said it was one of the first things on his agenda as Education Minister. Johnson was scheduled to meet with the boards of Sturgeon School Division and Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division later Wednesday to discuss the matter further… […]

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Town-wide yard sale offers up some bargains

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Morinville News Staff

Morinville – The town will be full of bargains for yard sale lovers next weekend. The community’s annual Town-Wide Yard Sale takes place May 26, offering Morinvillians one big day of rooting and rummaging for the good stuff… […]

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Around the town – midweek edition

Reading Time: 2 minutesMCHS teacher Greg Boutestein offers a little technical support to a Skills Canada TV and Video Production competitor Tuesday morning. The national competition brings together the best and brightest high school and post secondary trade students to compete against one another. Boutestein began with the Skills program in 1999.. […]

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Arts & Culture

Pinocchio coming to Morinville

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy Morinville News Staff

Morinville – The stage of the Morinville Community Cultural Centre will be transformed into the hills of sunny Italy May 25 when the Alberta Opera Company bring their musical adaptation of Carlo Collodi’s classic tale Pinocchio to town… […]

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Morinville Chamber ready to whack a few balls

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce will be hitting the links at a few months earlier this year. The annual golf tournament and barbecue will be taking place June 18 at the Cardiff Golf and Country Club and organizers are excited about the possibilities… […]

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Monday in photos

Reading Time: 2 minutesProductive produce
Sobeys Produce Manager Floyd Lachapelle talks to Michelle Van Brabant’s Notre Dame Kindergarten class Monday morning as part of their tour of the store. – Lucie Roy Photo… […]

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Morinville Youth Centre hit yet again

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Morinville News Staff

Morinville – A week after taking a blow torch to the Plexiglas door of the Morinville Youth Center in an attempt to gain access, thieves returned with their gear over the weekend and succeeded this time around. Sometime over the May 11 weekend, unknown individuals burned through the Plexiglas door of the centre, allowing access to the facility.

RCMP confirmed Monday that after entering the facility, the thief or thieves stole an X-Box and Wii console systems and video games. All equipment of value was to be removed from the facility … […]

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Around the town in photos

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe boys and girls of summer
The Morinville Mixed Softball League took to the diamonds over the weekend to kick off their season. Skyline diamonds saw plenty of softball action at all four diamonds… […]

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Arts & Culture

Music in Morinville [PHOTOS]

Reading Time: 2 minutesStephen Dafoe Photos

Morinville – The community was abuzz with a variety of music Friday night. Morinville Metal Mayhem made for less sitting and more moshing as approximately 60 local and visiting metal heads came out to see four bands take to the stage of the Morinville Community Cultural Centre… […]